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Join Video Gamers United at Escape Velocity, a micro futuristic world’s fair styled convention that promotes STEAM education within the context of science fiction using the fun of comic cons and the fascination of science and engineering festivals.  


Escape Velocity is an incredible 3-day event that will be held at the Gaylord Convention Center, National Harbor, July 1-3.  


Discussion panels, demonstrations, exhibits, presentations, and workshops will include:


  • Next generation VR, high resolution 3D scanning/printing, and robotics

  • Mini film festival with the Boston Science Fiction Film Festival

  • Opening Concert, Competitions, Awards, Keynote Speeches

  • Project based learning activities for children


Some of the special guests that will be part of all the festivities are:

  • Author of the Eon series, Greg Bear

  • David Brin of The Postman, Earth, and Existence

  • Former NASA astronaut Pam Melroy

  • Star Trek: TNG screenwriter Morgan Gendel


More authors, astronauts, media, scientists, comics, industry leaders to be announced soon. VGU will be adding to the fun and excitement by bringing along the video game programming and exhibitions to the con!! The event will feature the best of VGU, plus you will have access to all of Escape Velocity’s science and science fiction programming.

Don’t miss out on all the fun, click here to get your tickets today!





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