CfP: IADIS International Conference on Game and Entertainment Technologies (GET2011)

IADIS International Conference on Game and Entertainment Technologies (GET2011)

Rome, Italy, 22- 24 July 2011


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.

part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2011)
Rome, Italy, 20 – 26 July 2011

* Deadline for submissions: 24 January 2011 –

* 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 proceedings will be proposed for indexing to several indexing entities.

* 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: 24 January 2011
– Notification to Authors: 25 February 2011
– Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration: Until 25 March 2011
– Late Registration: After 25 March 2011
– Conference: Rome, Italy, 22 – 24 July 2011

* Conference Location
The conference will be held in Rome, Italy

* 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 2011 Conference Program Chair:
Katherine Blashki, University of Sydney, Australia

MCCSIS 2011 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 2011 free of charge.

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