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Iowa State University's Game2Work Holds the First Statewide Gathering for Serious Games in STEM on October 27

G2W Day 2022

On October 27, Game2Work Day 2022 gathered a wide-ranging group of over 60 people from across Iowa in Ames to discuss the use of serious games in STEM education and workforce development. Attendees included researchers, entrepreneurs, workforce development professionals, education and educational technology experts, and game developers.

The event aimed to explore the various possibilities for the future of games use in STEM and promote increased collaborations between groups in Iowa. The day included a panel of experts across an expansive number of fields, a game development activity, facilitated breakout discussions, lightning talks, a meet-and-match between attendees, and a visioning session. 

Game2Work will continue to explore these conversations in the future. If you’d like to join the conversation, please reach out: Michael Dorneich ( and Michael Brown (