Photo credit: Binus University International
The GameLab is officially launched on March 17, 2016. Taking place at Binus University International, fX Sudirman Campus, the first GameLab event called “GameLab STAGE:01” was held and attracted more than 60 attendees. GameLab STAGE is an event to promote discussions on research and development of games in Indonesia through collaborations from academicians, industries, governments and communities, as the word STAGE stands for “Seminar, Talk, and Gathering Event”.
Our CEO, Eko Nugroho, who also the GameLab Principal Researcher, became one of the speaker for the event. He talked about how games can be used to solve problems in the society, for example to teach anti-corruption in school or promote health education. Another speakers that present in the event were Dr. Yaya Heryadi (Head of GameLab and Principal Researcher), Ismail Fahmi, Ph.D. (Indonesia One Search initiator), Dr. Wawan Rusiawan (Research Director of Indonesia’s Creative Economy Agency/Bekraf) and Firstman R. Marpaung, (Developer Relation Manager for Software & Services Group-Intel SEA of Intel Corporation).