CfP: 5th Annual Conference in Science and Art of Videogames, Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon, 13-15 Dec, 2012

Videogames 2012
5th Annual Conference in Science and Art of Videogames
Game, Play, and Society

Research line “Media, Technology, Contexts”
CECC|FCH – Catholic University of Portugal – Lisbon
13, 14 and 15 December

Videogames 2012 – Annual Conference in Science and Art of Videogames will be organized by the research line “Media, Technology, Contexts” of the Research Center for Communication and Culture (CECC), at the Faculty of Human Sciences of the Catholic University of Portugal, and the Portuguese Society of Videogame Sciences (SPCV).

Further details after the jump

The SPCV conferences take place annually and have come to constitute significant venues to promote research as well as debate and foster the videogames industry. The conference hosts researchers and professionals in this area, and aims at promoting the dissemination of work in the field and facilitating exchanging experience between the academic community and the industry.

This 5th conference seeks to assert itself as a multidisciplinary event, looking for contributions from several scientific areas including art, game design and narrative, computational aspects, as well as videogames theoretical and critical analysis regarding practices and applications that encompass the market and the industry. Original and high quality submissions are expected, from both the academic community and the gaming industry.

Submission Rules

Papers may be submitted in Portuguese, English, or Spanish, and should respect the following guidelines, which include the use of tables and figures, as well as bibliographical references:

Full-Papers: 10 pages

Short-Papers or works in progress: 6 pages

Demos: 2 pages, and a valid URL for video or demos downloading

Submission of proposals should be done via EasyChair – https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=videojogos2012 , and should follow journal Comunicação & Cultura general principles for the submission of articles (available at the conference’s website)

Submission deadlines

Full papers: 15 July 2012

Short papers: 15 July 2012

Demos: 15 July 2012

All suggestions and comments are welcome. Please contact the Organizing Committee through the e-mail: videojogos2012@gmail.com .

Visit the website: https://sites.google.com/site/videojogos2012/

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