New Jersey Institute of Technology

Jam Site Information
Address: 

 

IMPORTANT NOTE!

EVENT LOCATION MOVED. OPENNING SESSION IN CAMPUS CENTER BALLROOM, JAMMING SESSIONS IN GITC COMPUTER LABS (room 2302)

 

New Jersey Institute of Technology College of Architecture and Design University Heights Newark, NJ 07102-1982 (street address: Martin Luther King Boulevard)

City or Metro: 
Newark
State: 
New Jersey
Country: 
USA
Building Name: 
Campus Center Ballroom and GITS computer lab 2302
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Andrzej Zarzycki
Contact Email: 
andrzej.zarzycki@njit.edu
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
none
Site will remain open for entire 48 hours
Who Can Participate: 
open to everyone
Age Restrictions: 
18+
Food Options: 
Have access to coffee/beverages and food in close vicinity
Security: 
This site has onsite security
Auditorium Space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

Please register for the site and email to organizer Andrzej Zarzycki (andrzej.zarzycki(at)njit(dot)edu) prior to the event.
School of Art + Design, NJIT

GAME JAM PROGRAM 2013

ARRIVAL

Park in the NJIT parking garage, in front of the West building. Stop by the registration table set up on the 2rd floor of Campus Center in front of the large Ballrooml. Sign in, pick up packet, acquaint yourself with area (restrooms, vending machines, campus, etc.) 

SCHEDULE

Friday
4:00-6:00 PM Arrival and registration 
4:00-5:00 PM Informal mingling and networking
5:00-5:20 PM Welcoming (Zarzycki , Goldman)
5:20-5:45 PM GGJ Keynote 2013 Screening
5:45-6:00 PM Official jam kick-off, Logistics (Zarzycki)
6:00-6:30 PM Past favorite GGJ games (Sequeira)
6:30-6:45 PM Theme Discussion (Narahara)
7:00-7:45 PM Warm up / brainstorming (Zarzycki, Narahara, Sequeira as facilitators)
8:00-8:30 PM Pitches and team forming
8:30 PM Start jamming

Saturday
1:00 PM Deadline to set up game teams and individual IDs on GGJ web site Whole day Opportunity for crits and discussions with a number of SoA+D/NJIT Faculty

Sunday
3:00 PM Deadline for the projects, the best version of their game uploaded
3:00-4:00 Informal reviews of games and mingling: the groups show their games to each other and play each others' games while the jury panel reviews games.
4:00 PM Presentation of the games in the auditorium. The groups present their games to the participants, describe their ambitions and answer questions.
5:00-6:00 PM Panel Discussion, Awards, Closing Ceremony

PARKING AND CAMPUS INFO

Free parking is available at the parking deck of NJIT. Driving directions to NJIT and its parking deck are here (www.njit.edu/about/visit/gettingtonjit.php).
Parking is marked as number 19 on the map in this link: www.njit.edu/campustour/index.php .

The event takes place in Campus Center Ballroom (2nd floor) for the opening session and brain storming. After the initial session, we will be woring in the 2302 computer lab in GITC buildiung . 

The event registration will take place in the room immediately to your right after you enter the building. Opening presentations and the keynote will take place in the Campus Center on the second floor. If you are arriving late Computer labs for the Game Jam are on the same floor in the section marked “School of Art + Design” in the room 236C. For overnight access (after 10 PM) outside jammer would need to contact me or one of the volunteers. There will be signage in a building to help you navigate between various rooms. 

For parking use NJIT parking garage. If you plan to stay beyond 10 PM, please park your car on or above level 5. Levels 4 and below are reserved for day parking only. Parking garage has card access. If you don’t have a card, you would need to use buzzer at the gate to gain the access. Mention that you are coming for the Game Jam event. There is also possibility of parking on the adjacent streets around the campus. However, there is no overnight street parking.

Campus Maps: http://www.njit.edu/about/visit/njit-maps.php

Directions to NJIT Campus: http://www.njit.edu/about/visit/gettingtonjit.php

Site sponsors ACM and ACM Siggraph NJIT Students Chapters:

Jammer registration status: 
Open

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