Today I am proud to announce the first annual Graphics, Gadgets and Games (G3) Expo, which will be held Saturday, March 29th.

So what exactly is the G3 Expo all about?

Graphics, Gadgets and Games (G3) Expo is a one day conference that seeks to bring together students, educators, professionals and enthusiasts in all areas of Graphics and Imaging Technologies and highlight the 4 State Areas as a creative outlet for these industries.

The mission of the G3 Expo is a nonprofit educational event dedicated to promoting input, manipulation and output of “graphics, gadgets and games”.

The overall purpose the G3 Expo is to provide a gathering for individuals to share their appreciation and foster awareness of the study and industry of graphics.

I’ve been working on preparing this event since last fall. I am the main coordinator for the event, however, a lot of the work for the event is being done by my student volunteers as a club activity. Since G3 Expo is right around the corner I expect to be even busier the next two month in preparation for this event.

Right now we have the exhibitor registration open and pretty soon we will have an online call for speaker submission. However, if you are interested in speaking on a topic related to graphics, gadgets or games, feel free to email your submission to

The event will take place at the Kansas Technology Center at Pittsburg State University, and admission is free, but we would like for attendees to pre-register.

Some of you might recall that when I taught in Oklahoma I coordinate the Oklahoma Electronic Game Expo and Multimedia Conference (OEGE), which you can read about here.

For an idea of what to expect at the G3 Expo, please take a look at some OEGE 2010 photos.

OEGE 2010 - Attendees ready to get started

OEGE 2010- Attendees ready to get started

OEGE 2009 Speaker sessions

OEGE 2009 Speaker sessions

OEGE 2010 Exhibitor's hall

OEGE 2010 Exhibitor’s hall

OEGE 2010 Nintendo Wii tournament

OEGE 2010 Nintendo Wii tournament

OEGE 2010 more games and gadgets

OEGE 2010 more games and gadgets



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