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Wednesday, July 14 • 6:00pm - 6:20pm
Connecting Sustainability, Design, and Play Through Minecraft

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Come play Farmcraft, a new kind of game where youth compete and learn in a global STEM arena to build the best farm in Minecraft: Education Edition, understand global conditions and compete internationally. A collaboration between the Department of State, NASEF and Minecraft, students are challenged to successfully create farms and grow foods in unique biomes and challenging environments. The result? Hands-on lessons in sustainability, understanding of food security and food for thought.

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Erik Leitner

Chief Strategist, Florida Scholastic Esports League
Erik Leitner is a STEM and Computer Science Instructional Facilitator at Broward County Public Schools, the nation’s sixth largest district. Mr. Leitner is a CSF facilitator for Code.org and a district co-coordinator for SECME, the county's K-12 STEM Olympiad. He is certified in... Read More →
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Laylah Bulman

Business Program Manager, Microsoft, Minecraft: Education Edition
Laylah Bulman is a passionate advocate for transforming education through immersive, game-based learning for all students. As part of the Minecraft: Education Edition team, Laylah builds content and programming with a focus on computer science, STEM, and esports. She helped lead the... Read More →

Wednesday July 14, 2021 6:00pm - 6:20pm EDT