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Friday, August 25 • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Workshop 1 Space 8b (E): Finding Comfort in Play: AI for Psychosocial Support with Internally Displaced Children (45 min)

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Workshop Description: Children have experienced armed conflicts and are living in internally displaced camps have limited access to play. Having lived with traumatic experiences ranging from loss of family member, closed relative or family home, these children carry a lot of untold burden with them. This workshop will take participants on a journey of how Applied Improvisation is been used to provide psychosocial support for children and persons displaced by insurgencies in Northeast Nigeria.

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Tracy Burns

I'm Burns, Burns Creative
My name is Tracy. I currently live in L.A. , but make me an offer and I could be persuaded to move. As with many improvisers, I do a variety of things. I teach acting and visual storytelling in animation studios including Pixar (Toy Story), DreamWorks (How to Train Your Dragon... Read More →

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Abdulai-Apotieri Oluwadamilola

CEO, Playback Nigeria
"I have a passion for working with children and using AI for psycho-social support building resilience for vulnerable children. I am the CEO of Playback Nigeria." | | Oluwadamilola Apotieri-Abdulai is a Ph.D. candidate at Drama for Life division, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. With a degree in Theatre Arts and Applied Drama; Theatre in Education, Communities and Social Context respectively, Damilola is the CEO of Playback Nigeria... Read More →

Friday August 25, 2017 3:45pm - 4:30pm
UCI Studio 4

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