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2019 GALA SG Competition Awards!

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The SGS is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 GALA Serious Game Competition:

Academic:

·         1st prize: Harmoonia Save the Guardians – DASIC @LinkCampus

·         2nd prize: Communicate – Utrecht University @dialoguetrainer

Business:

·         1st prize: Sci-Ops: Global Defense – @PlayPlasmaGames

·         2nd prize: Invite Only VR – @play4rlab & @previewlabs

Based in this years special theme: impact on society and the environment,

·         jury prize: CharGED – ΕLTRUN & Athens University @H2020_CHARGED

This year, we received 24 submissions for the Academic category and 9 for the Business category.

The winning games will be presented during the GALA exhibition in Athens on the 28th of November.

We look forwards to meeting you in Athens!

Thanks to the president of the jury, Iza MARFISI-SCHOTTMAN, and all the jury members!

–          Mathieu VERMEULEN

–          Nour EL MAWAS

–          Chiara Eva CATALANO

–          Kristian KIILI

–          Wim WESTERA

–          Sébastien GEORGE

–          Ludovic HAMON

–          Pierre LAFORCADE

–          Aous KAROUI

–          Michela MORTARA

–          Giovanni  ROMAGNOLI

–          Davide MEZZOGORI

–          Kostas KARPOUZIS

GaLA Conf 2019, Athens, Call for demos!

Gala exhibition is place to show off your work, talk with the audience, gain feedback and being part of a broader community of practitioners and visionaries. This year’s theme is Impact and we are looking for serious games and projects that can have a positive effect in society, environment, human relationships etc.

We are looking for digital and non-digital games, from industry and academia (student projects are more than welcome) that are applying effective approaches to innovative ideas.

No conference participation fee for those who wishes to join only the exhibition.

Deadline: September 20, 2019

More Info here:  https://conf.seriousgamessociety.org/demo-sessions/

GaLA Conf, Athens 2019 – Deadline extended!

The deadline for paper submission to GaLA Conf 2019 has been extended to Monday July 1st.

https://conf.seriousgamessociety.org/

GaLA Conf will be held in Athens, Greece, 27-29 November 2019

Here is the Call for Papers: https://conf.seriousgamessociety.org/call-for-papers/

There is also the SG competition: https://conf.seriousgamessociety.org/competition/
And this is the call for demos: https://conf.seriousgamessociety.org/demo-sessions/

Like in the other editions, proceedings will be published by Springer LNCS, and indexed by Scopus.

A dedicated special issue with an upgraded version of the best papers of the conference will be published on The International Journal of Serious Games, indexed by WoS ISI-ESCI.

Important dates:

  • Paper submissions due: 1 July 2019 (Extended)
  • Accepted papers decided: 19 august 2019
  • Camera-ready papers due: 13 September 2019