Welcome Summer Institute 2016

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Welcome to the Scalable Game Design 2016 Summer Institute!


NEW...NEW...NEW...NEW...NEW Link to 2016 Summer Institute Agendas
Link to 2016 Full Beginner Schedule
Link to 2016 Returning Scholars Schedule
Update: May 31, 2016


Dear SGD Summer Institute Participants:

The 8th Scalable Game Design Summer Institute will be held at the University of Colorado Boulder, Kittrege Central building, June 7 to 11, 2016, 8:30 - 5:30 daily. Please read below for summary of important last minute reminders and helpful tips for your arrival on campus. When information is updated, you will receive an email notifying you to visit this page again.


Parking Permit:
For those who requested campus parking permits on their application and registration, permits will be provided and distributed on the first morning of their session. Permits are REQUIRED to park in the designated lot, and the Institute is not responsible for any violations due to not displaying the correct permit.

Parking permits will be distributed at the entrance to Lot 308 located on Kittredge Loop Drive just South of Regent Drive:
Tuesday, June 7 7:15 am - 8:00 am for Beginner 3D Game Design session
Thursday, June 9 7:15 am - 8:00 am for Intermediate 3D Game Design session


Check-In:
You will receive your name badge, program schedule, forms, workshop binders, meal ticket (if you pre-ordered), when you check-in with the Summer Institute registration desk located at Kittredge Central building SOUTH entrance, 2480 Kittredge Loop Drive. See campus map here: MAP.

Upon receiving your packet, you will complete the Arrival Day Check-List that all Scholars must complete.

Registration check-in hours at Kittredge Central Multipurpose Room Lobby will be:
Tuesday, June 7 7:30 am - 8:15 am Check-In for Beginner 3D Game Design session
8:30 am - 5:30 pm Workshop Times Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (we start promptly AT 8:30 each day)
Thursday, June 9 7:30 am - 8:15 am Check-In for Intermediate 3D Game Design session
8:30 am - 5:30 pm Workshop Times Thursday, Friday, Saturday (we start promptly AT 8:30 each day)
A limited number of extra dinner meal tickets will be available for sale at the Check-in table on a first-come, first-served basis for $10/person.



Graduate Credits

You can purchase University of Colorado Boulder Graduate Credits for completing this training.
Computer Science Special Topics graduate course will earn you 2 or 3 credits depending on which session you complete.
Credit Forms will be available upon check-in and payment and form can be given to Yasko.
Credits are $70/credit, a HUGE discount from regular school year courses!


Summer Institute Highlights

  • Tuesday, June 7............Beginner 3D Game Design session opens (first session STARTS 8:30 am)
  • Thursday, June 9...........Intermediate 3D Game Design session opens (first session STARTS 8:30 am)
  • Thursday, June 9, 5:00 pm..Optional networking & collaboration dinner. Pre-purchase ticket required, through the registration site


Workshops run 8:30 am to 5:30 pm each day.


Conference Lodging
Two hotels within walking distance to the meeting venue are offering conference discounts.


Driving Directions


For More Information

  • For further information on the Summer Institute, including program, registration, travel, lodging, contact Yasko Endo.


Link to 2016 Summer Institute Agendas