Speaking and Events Calendar of Sam Glassenberg

Speaking Calendar

Sam speaks worldwide on the intersection of video games and medicine. Check out his past talks, and find out where he’ll be next.

Upcoming Events

AIGI 2024

November 20, 2024 | Las Vegas, NV

Past Events

TWIN Proximity

May 30, 2024 | Chicago, IL

HIMSS Spring Innovation Conference

May 16, 2024 | Chicago, IL

WPP Stream

The Neuroscience of Games and Social Hacking

May 14, 2024 | Santa Barbara, CA

PM360 SPARK: The Innovation Summit

AI in Healthcare

March 25, 2024 | New York, NY

Loyola’s Leading for Good – The New Business of Impact

AI For Good: Tool For Transformation (Talk and Panel)

March 21, 2024 | Chicago, IL

NATO TIDE Sprint 2024

Innovation to Strengthen Medical Support Challenges

March 19, 2024 | Dresden, Germany (presented virtually)


The Video Games Industry’s GenAI Revelations - Unleashed on Life Sciences

February 26, 2024 | Seoul, Korea

BBYO International Convention

Alumni Talk: In Pursuit of the Best Job in the World

February 16, 2024 | Orlando, FL

UIUC Game Studies and Design

Unleashing Video Game Tech & Neuroscience On Unsuspecting Industries

February 13, 2024 | Champaign, IL

MATTER & Northwestern Medicine: Generative AI Summit

GenAI for Healthcare: Learnings from the Videogames Industry

February 8, 2024 | Chicago, IL

I-COM Behavioural Science Council Meeting

Unleashing Videogame Neuroscience in Marketing: Case Studies from Hollywood to Healthcare

February 6, 2024 | Virtual

MedTech Rising 2023

The Rise of Generative AI in Medtech: Opportunities and Implications

December 7, 2023 | Galway, Ireland

Horasis Global 2023

Technology for Betterment of Humanity (Panel)

October 22, 2023 | Gaziantep, Turkey

WPP Stream Europe 2023

GenAI for Healthcare Marketing and Beyond: Learnings from the Videogames Industry

October 20, 2023 | Athens, Greece

AdvaMed 2023

GenAI for MedTech: Learnings from the Videogames Industry

October 10, 2023 | Anaheim, CA


Gaming the System: Using Games to Train Medical Professionals

May 19, 2023 | Lillehammer, Norway

Einstein Frontiers

Medicine’s Metaverse: Cutting Through the Hype with a Scalpel

May 11, 2023 | São Paulo, Brazil

McKinsey Digital Roundtable for Life Sciences

Medicine’s Metaverse: Accelerating Adoption of Skills & Products using Videogame Tech & Design

May 11, 2023 | Virtual

Novartis Reimagining Medicine 2023

Keynote: Cutting Through the Metaverse Hype with a Scalpel

April 25, 2023 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Presented virtually)

Novartis Innovation Jam

The Neuroscience of [Medical] Game Design

April 13, 2023 | East Hanover, NJ

AstraZeneca Oncology Innovation Day

Emerging Technologies Panel

April 4, 2023 | Gaithersburg, MD

Saper Law AI Seminar

Processing the AI Revolution

March 28, 2023 | Virtual panel

GDC: Generative AI in Gaming

Games for Doctors - AI Applications

March 22, 2023 | San Francisco, CA

SXSW 2023

Medicine’s Metaverse: For Real This Time

March 13, 2023 | Austin, TX

Zimmer BioMet Commercial Excellence Seminar

Unleashing the Videogame Industry's Toolbox: Device Sales and Pricing Models

February 14, 2023 | London, England

DLD Tel Aviv 2023

GAME ON! Gametech & The Revolution in Healthcare

February 2, 2023 | Tel Aviv, Israel

HLTH 2022

Level Ex with NASA: Videogames for Space Health

November 14, 2022 | Las Vegas, NV

American Heart Association 2022

Don’t Wait for Some “Metaverse”: Applying Video Game Tech in Cardiology Today

November 6, 2022 | Chicago, IL

CMEPalooza 2022

Gamification in CME

October 19, 2022 | Virtual panel

Minimally Invasive Surgery Week 2022

Keynote: Game Technology for Remote, Collaborative Medical Training

September 10, 2022 | New Orleans, LA

Advancing Health Equity

Getting Under Your Skin: Addressing the Burden of Skin Cancer thru Tech

August 4, 2022 | Virtual panel

Goafest 2022

How Brands Win With Videogames

May 6, 2022 | Goa, India

Horasis USA Meeting

The Reality of Virtual-ness of the Metaverse

March 4, 2022 | Virtual panel


Let's Practice Surgery Over Zoom! Astronauts, 5G and the Future of Collaborative Training

January 26, 2022 | Virtual talk

US DOD TATRC TeleRobotic Surgery Symposium

Videogame-Based Learning and Virtual Surgery

December 8, 2021 | Virtual

Health Tech Forward 2021

How can mHealth Improve Doctors' Performance?

October 14, 2021 | Virtual

Unity for Humanity Summit

Reducing barriers to healthcare training with real-time 3D

October 12, 2021 | Virtual talk

Electrify! Esports, Education, Innovation

Entrepreneurship and video games in medicine

August 20, 2021 | Chicago, IL

ASU + GSV Summit

When Doctors Play Video Games—Society Wins

August 10, 2021 | San Diego, CA

Games for Change Festival

Advancing the Practice of Medicine Through Play

July 14, 2021 | Virtual talk

Digital Pharma Innovation Week

Leveling up: Using the science of video games to accelerate awareness, education, and adoption

June 15, 2021 | Virtual talk

Horasis Global Meeting

Influencing Leaders to Democratize Business

June 8, 2021 | Virtual panel

Horasis Extraordinary Meeting

Trusting in Thrust: The Game-changing Potential of Virtual Reality

March 18, 2021 | Virtual panel

Speaker Programs Summit 2021

Advancing Virtual Platforms and Technologies, Managing Compliance Risk and Ensuring Health and Safety for the Return to Face-to-face

February 24, 2021 | Virtual talk

Healthcare x VR for Training

Highlighting VR for training and development in healthcare, empowering doctors to make more informed decisions through immersive insights and learning.

November 19, 2020 | Virtual panel


Performing Multi-User Virtual Surgery over Zoom: Enabling Device Sales through Collaborative Surgical Training

November 4, 2020 | Virtual talk

Digital Pharma Innovation Week

Sales Detailing 2021: Diagnose and Treat Virtual Patients with Your Doctors Using Multiplayer Cloud Gaming Tech...Over Zoom!

October 28, 2020 | Virtual talk

Horasis Extraordinary Meeting

Advancing the Fifth Industrial Revolution

October 1, 2020 | Virtual panel

ASU+GSV Summit

Beating COVID-19… with Video Games: How frontline medical professionals are leveling up with video game technology

September 29, 2020 | Virtual talk


Whoops! The Serendipity of Screw-Ups

September 22, 2020 | Virtual panel

Space Health Innovation Conference

Computational Modeling and Virtual Human Simulation

November 2, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

Manova Summit

When Doctors Play Video Games, Everybody Wins

October 16, 2019 | Minneapolis, MN

Digital Pharma EAST

Your Doctors Are Learning with Video Games. And It’s a Win for Pharma.

September 17, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

SIGGRAPH Real-Time Live!

Level Ex: Marching All Kinds of Rays…On Mobile

July 30, 2019 | Los Angeles, CA

Sam and Level Ex took second place as the audience choice among industry leaders like Epic, Unity, and Digital Domain.

Digital Pharma West (ExL)

When Doctors Play Video Games, Everybody Wins

June 26, 2019 | Burlingame, CA

Cannes Lions Health

Meet the Unexpected Healthcare Disruptors

June 17, 2019 | Cannes, France

Social Innovation Summit

Video Games: Changing Work, Medicine, and Behavior at Scale

June 4, 2019 | Los Angeles, CA

Game Developers Conference

Bloody Design: Gameplay, Fluid Physics and Rendering From the Inside-Out (Presented by Level Ex, Inc.)

March 21, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

Session ranked #1 in talks in the Design Track and #2 in the conference overall.

Interview with Celebrity Physician ZDoggMD

Finally, Dope Medical Video Games! (w/Sam Glassenberg)

March 20, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV

AHA Heart Innovation Forum

When Cardiologists Play Video Games, Everybody Wins

November 9, 2018 | Chicago, IL

Stream Europe

How to Start a Company by Accident

October 25, 2018 | Athens, Greece

Young Global Leaders and Alumni Annual Summit – World Economic Forum

Doctor of the Future: Virtual Patients

October 16, 2018 | San Francisco, CA

Comprehensive Strategies for Managing HCP Interactions

Digital Engagement Strategies for Insight into HCP Trends

October 10, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA

TWIN Global

VR+....And Beyond (panel 1) The Doctor of the Future (panel 2)

September 25, 2018 | Chicago, IL


Grand Challenges in Chronic Healthcare

August 12, 2018 | Vancouver, Canada

SIGGRAPH Real-Time Live!

Gastro Ex: Real-Time Interactive Fluids and Soft Tissues on Mobile and VR

August 12, 2018 | Vancouver, Canada

Digital Marketing for Med Device – East (ExL)

Your Doctors are Learning with Video Games. And It's a Win for Med Device.

August 6, 2018 | Minneapolis, MN

Kinnernet Venice 2018

Virtual Patients and the Terrible Gadgets They Replace

August 2, 2018 | Venice, Italy

Kinnernet Venice 2018

Unleashing Game Technology and Psychology on Unsuspecting Audiences

August 2, 2018 | Venice, Italy

AHIP Institute & Expo

Innovate with Purpose: Technology Tools of Change (panel)

June 20, 2018 | San Diego, CA


Level Ex: 3D Fluids in Soft-Body Environments on Mobile GPUs

May 1, 2018 | Quebec, Canada

Digital Marketing for Medical Device – West Coast (ExL)

Your Doctors are Learning with Video Games. And It's a Win for Med Device.

April 23, 2018 | San Francisco, CA

Disease Awareness Campaigns Forum (ExL)

Your Doctors are Learning with Video Games. And It's a Win for Pharma.

April 8, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA

IMSH Society for Simulation in Healthcare Conference (SSIH)

Video Game Technology: Push the Boundaries to Improve Practice

April 2, 2018 | Los Angeles, CA

FiercePharmaMarketing Forum (ExL)

Your Doctors are Learning with Video Games. And It's a Win for Pharma.

March 6, 2018 | New York City, NY

NEURONFIRE Podcast presented by The Platypus Institute

Applying Video Game Knowledge to Medical Education

August 22, 2017 | Podcast

Caribe BIZ Forum 2017

Unleashing Video Game Technology and Design on Professional Industries

August 16, 2017 | Barranquilla, Colombia

ExL Digital Marketing for Medical Device – East Coast

Virtual Surgery: Using Video Games to Train Surgical Specialists on Medtech Products

August 1, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN

IC3 2017

Dr. Mario Is In: Unleashing Video Game Psychology on Professionals

July 13, 2017 | Jackson Hole, WY

Bootstrapping in America

Interview with Sam Glassenberg

May 4, 2017 | Chicago, IL

YJP CEO Healthcare Symposium

The Importance of Innovation (panel)

May 1, 2017 | New York, NY

ExL Digital Marketing for Medical Device – West Coast

Virtual Surgery: Using Video Games to Train Surgical Specialists on Medtech Products

April 24, 2017 | San Francisco, CA

XTech – Experiential Technology Conference 2017

Applying Video Game Technologies and Methodologies in Healthcare

March 14, 2017 | San Francisco, CA

Casual Connect Tel Aviv 2016

The Key to the Gates of Hollywood: Achieving Success in IP-Based Games

November 11, 2016 | Tel Aviv, Israel

WPP Stream 2016

Unleashing Video Game Technology on Unsuspecting Industries

October 13, 2016 | Ojai, California

Stanford Medicine X

They Never Knew What Hit Them: Game Technology Unleashed in Healthcare

September 17, 2016 | Stanford, CA

IC3 2016

Healthcare Futures Panel, Featuring Dr. Mehmet Oz, Robert Bradway, Sam Glassenberg, and Michael Rosenman

July 17, 2016 | Jackson Hole, WY

Casual Connect Tel Aviv 2016

Entering the Chinese Market - Can Western Developers Succeed?

January 1, 2016 | Tel Aviv, Israel

KIN Global 2016

Virtual Reality Come of Age

January 1, 2016 | Miami, FL


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