Guidelines for participation:

Participation will be limited to 12 teams.  Selection will be based on combination of individual or team resources and skill sets, makeup of teams and need for balance of creative and engineering skill sets.

Who: We’re looking for both researchers and developers. Participating means committing to the entire duration of the jam. Developer teams will be paired with a neuroscience researcher.

Fees: Participating in the jam is free. We’ve worked with our generous sponsors to fully fund this event and we’re excited to make the entire jam free. This includes attendance and meals as indicated on the schedule.

Festival Pass: Participants in the jam will receive a complimentary pass to the 2018 Games for Change Festival. Attending the Festival is not a requirement of participating in the jam, but is encouraged. Work from the jam will be presented at the Festival and jam attendees are invited to participate.

Developing for XR is very hardware dependent, so we’re working with sponsors to provide each team with a VR ready computer and a set of VR hardware. Developers are expected to bring their own computers, but we’ll be taking care of the XR specific needs.


  • Applications open!
  • May 25th: Early Applicants notified
  • June 10th: Application Deadline (extended from June 2nd)
  • June 13th: Final Acceptance Notifications
  • June 25th – 27th: Jam Event
  • June 30th: Presentation of work at the XR for Change Summit

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