Lincoln Games Research Network Inaugural event

The newly formed Lincoln Games Research Network are hosting a free 1-day symposium event on 10th November 2017, with a range of external speakers and activities.
http://games.lincoln.ac.uk/?page_id=1647

To attend, please contact Jussi Holopainen (jholopainen@lincoln.ac.uk) or Patrick Dickinson (pdickinson@lincoln.ac.uk).

Schedule:

9:00 – 9:50 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ben Kirman, University of York (Jackson Lecture Theatre), “Weirding games”.

10:00 – 10:50 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sebastian Deterding, University of York (Jackson Lecture Theatre), “Outside the box: toward an ecology of game enjoyment”.

10:50 Coffee Break. Note: Remaining Sessions in INB 1103, intLab Research Room.

11:20 – 11:40 Speaker: Dr. Paolo Ruffino, University of Lincoln.

11:40 – 12:00 Speaker: Dr. Aki Järvinen, Sheffield Hallam University.

12:00 Break for Lunch

13:00 Research Speed Dating, Professor Antonella de Angeli, University of Lincoln

14:00 Game Ideation Session, Dr. Richard Wetzel, University of Lincoln

15:00 – 15:20 Speaker: Dr. Khaled Bachour, University of Lincoln

15:20-15:40 Speaker: Dr. Elisa Rubegni, University of Lincoln

15:40 Coffee Break

16:00 Play Games!

Platform Talk Series

Next Talk: 19th Oct., Dundee

Abertay University is happy to announce its second guest lecture in a monthly series of talks called Platform. On the 19th of October (5-7 p.m.), the School of Arts, Media and Computer Games is hosting Riccardo Fassone from Torino, who will present on Ludic Closure. A Study of how games end.

Come and join us. You can also follow us on Facebook.

 

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