Minneapolis Minnesota will lay home to the National Institute on Media and the Family and Iowa State University on October 20-21, as they will be hosting a national video game summit addressing ongoing concerns relating to violence and sexually explicit content found in games today.
Among the topics planned for discussion, the summit will review current and emerging plans in video game rating systems, education policyâ€™s and government regulations, determine the overall accuracy and independence of video game ratings, and recommend a ten-year agenda based on any final conclusions made.
A number of high-profile members are expected to attend the event including Congresswoman Betty McCollum, Dr. David Walsh, president of the National Institute on Media and the Family, and Patricia Vance, president of the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).
Details on locations and times are listed below:
The University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center
1890 Buford Avenue
Falcon Heights, Minnesota
October 20: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
October 21: 8:30AM to 1:00PM
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