CfP: IADIS International Conference on Game and Entertainment Technologies (GET2012)

Lisbon, Portugal, 18 – 20 July 2012

part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2012)
Lisbon, Portugal, 17 – 23 July 2012

This conference aims to bring together research and practice from creative, social and business practitioners and researchers in this challenging field. The focus of this conference is on design, development and evaluation of games, entertainment technologies and the nature of play.

More info after the jump

* Format of the Conference

The conference will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations.

The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a book and CD-ROM with ISBN, and will be available also in the IADIS Digital Library (accessible on-line).

The conference proceedings will be submitted for indexing to INSPEC, EI Compendex, Thomson ISI, ISTP and other indexing services.

* Best Papers

Selected authors of best papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers to selected journals (i.e. IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems (IJCSIS – ISSN: 1646-3692) including journals from INDERSCIENCE Publishers

* Types of submissions

Full papers, Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations, Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium. All submissions are subject to a blind refereeing process.

* Topics related to Game and Entertainment Technologies are of interest. These include, but are not limited to the following topics:

– Development methodologies

– Design issues

– Controversial issues – we welcome debate and dissension, for example; games as art, entertainment as purely for monetary returns etc

– Special Effects

– Animation

– Mobile and ubiquitous games and entertainment

– Serious Games and entertainment –applications, critiques

– Philosophical issues

– Prototypes

– Social and cultural uses of/for Play

– Tools and technologies

– Skills, strategy, rules and chance

– Genre

– Immersiveness and engagement

– Research methodologies in creative practice

– Usability and playability

– User/player centered design

– Psychological, social, and cultural differences in perception and participation

– Communities, networks, social interaction and social capital

– Cross-cultural and intercultural approaches

– Assessment of exploratory learning approaches

– Emerging practices

* Important Dates:

– Submission Deadline (new date): 27 February 2012

– Notification to Authors (new date): 28 March 2012

– Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration (new date): Until 27 April 2012

– Late Registration (new date): After 27 April 2012

– Conference: Lisbon, Portugal, 18 – 20 July 2012

* Conference Location

The conference will be held in Lisbon, Portugal.

* Secretariat


Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3

1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal

E-mail: secretariat@gaming-conf.org

Web site: http://www.gaming-conf.org/

* Program Committee

Game and Entertainment Technologies 2012 Conference Program Chair:

Katherine Blashki, University of Sydney, Australia

MCCSIS 2012 General Conference Co-Chairs:

Piet Kommers, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Pedro Isaías, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University), Portugal

Committee Members: *

* for committee list please refer to http://www.gaming-conf.org/committees.asp

* Registered participants in the Game and Entertainment Technologies conference may attend the other conferences part of MCCSIS 2012 free of charge.

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