Note: In 2013, Health Games Research completed its work. This web site is now an archive and will not be updated. Please visit the web site of the Center for Digital Games Research www.cdgr.ucsb.edu at UC Santa Barbara to find current information about health games and the broader field of digital games, and to use the Health Games Research online searchable database.

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SIGGRAPH - International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques

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Description: 

“…the best place in the world to experience the explosive evolution of computer graphics and interactive techniques. See, meet, and interact with the "People Behind the Pixels" who are creating the next wave of international excellence in research, animation, art, software, visualization, hardware, games, visual effects, and education. Gain amazing insights, enrich your skill set, and expand your worldwide contacts.”

Organization: 
City: 
Los Angeles
State: 
California
Date: 
August 5-9, 2012
Conference type:
Conference

Social Tags:
ACM SIGGRAPH
Association for Computing Machinery
Computer graphics
Computer science
Graphics
Science
SIGGRAPH
Technology
Visualization
Year of birth missing

Game platform:
Computer

Published Medium:
Computer Graphics

Events Facts:
Contact Details

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.siggraph.org/s2011

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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IMMERSION Forum & Showcase

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IMMERSION Forum & Showcase (formerly known as Apply Serious Games) focuses on the use of virtual worlds and serious games for learning and communication purposes. The one day event features demonstrations, high-profile speakers, and discussions.

Organization: 
City: 
London
State: 
England
Date: 
November 3, 2011
Game genre:
Educational

Conference type:
Expo
Meet-up

Social Tags:
Aesthetics
Arts
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Document
Immersion
Serious game
Technology
Virtual reality
Virtual world
Visual arts
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Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.parryalexander.co.uk/IMMERSION11/home.html

City:
London

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United Kingdom


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SaskInteractive Summit

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“The Summit will focus on how interactive media and converging technologies are revolutionizing the way we live, learn, communicate and transact business.”

City: 
Saskatoon
Date: 
September 24, 2010
Conference type:
Conference

Location:
Canada

Social Tags:
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Document
International relations
Saskatchewan
Saskatoon
Summit
Technology
XML

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.saskinteractive.com/summit10

Company:
Saskatchewan Interactive Media Association Inc.

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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Game Developers Conference

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“The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) is the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event. Presented every spring in San Francisco, it is the essential forum for learning, inspiration, and networking for the creators of computer, console, handheld, mobile, and online games. The GDC attracts over 17,000 attendees, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. The GDC is produced by the Think Services Game Group, a division of United Business Media, LLC.”

Organization: 
City: 
San Francisco
State: 
California
Date: 
March 5-9, 2012
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference
Festival

Social Tags:
Business
Economy of the United Kingdom
Game Developers Conference
Jamil Moledina
Technology
TechWeb
United Business Media
Video game development

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

City:
San Francisco

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Company:
Think Services Game Group
United Business Media LLC.

Location:
United States


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International Conference on Computer Games (CGames): AI, Animation, Mobile, Interactive Multimedia, Educational & Serious Games

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“The International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Interactive Multimedia, Educational & Serious Games organised by The University of Wolverhampton, England, is one of the leading research conferences devoted to the advancement of the theory and practice of games development. [CGames] brings together an international community of experts to discuss the state of the art, new research results, perspectives of future developments and innovative applications relevant to games development and related areas.”

City: 
Louisville
State: 
Kentucky
Date: 
July 30 - August 1, 2012
Game genre:
Educational

Conference type:
Conference

Technology:
animation

Social Tags:
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Communication design
Design
Film production
Geography of the United States
Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
Multimedia
Technology
University of Louisville
Video game
Visual arts

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Facility:
The University of Wolverhampton

Country:
United Kingdom

Location:
United States

Organization:
University of Wolverhampton


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eLearning

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"eLearning 2012 is the friendliest and most comprehensive annual distance learning conference you will find for eLearning practitioners. It is the one place where you will learn who is doing what, what technologies they are using, what works, and what doesn't." The conference "will feature pre-conference workshops, keynote speakers, and vendors exhibiting the latest eLearning technologies and services, and nearly 70 one-hour concurrent sessions."

City: 
Long Beach
State: 
California
Date: 
February 18-21, 2012
Game genre:
Educational

Conference type:
Conference
Workshop

Social Tags:
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Distance education
E-learning
Education
Technology
XML

Technology:
Distance Learning

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.itcnetwork.org/elearning-conference.html

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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DevLearn

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This conference “offers you a variety of featured program activities that are designed to provide you with key information and ideas that you can immediately put to work to improve your organization's e-Learning efforts.”

Organization: 
City: 
Las Vegas
State: 
Nevada
Date: 
October 31 - November 2, 2012
Game genre:
Educational

Conference type:
Conference

Social Tags:
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Document
Geography of the United States
Las Vegas, Nevada
Nevada
Technology
United States
XML

Technology:
e-Learning

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.elearningguild.com/DevLearn/content/1941/devlearn-2011-conference-and

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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IEEE International Conference in Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications (VS-Games)

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VS-Games “is the primary conference dedicated to serious games and virtual worlds presenting state of the art methods and technologies in the multidisciplinary fields outlined above. The aim of this international conference is to encourage an exchange of knowledge and experience in this cross-disciplinary area and its application to all aspects of the use of games and virtual worlds in serious applications.”

Organization: 
City: 
Athens
Date: 
May 4-6, 2011
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference

City:
Athens

Social Tags:
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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Serious game
Technology
Virtual reality
Virtual world

Target Population:
General Audience

Location:
Greece

URL:
http://www.vs-games.org

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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IADIS International Conference: Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA)

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The IADIS (International Association for Development of the Information Society) CELDA conference focuses on the evolving learning processes and applications associated with the advancements in digital technology. Simulations, student-centered learning, virtual reality, and multi-management systems are topics that have been featured. “Here you can present a paper or just attend the technical sessions. These sessions are designed to provide a cross fertilization environment, where you may benefit from the professional exchange of information, and also from the associated social events. Besides the academic environment, you'll also benefit from corporate showcases and company exhibitions. Invited Speakers, well known in their fields also contribute to the IADIS conference uniqueness.”

City: 
Rio de Janeiro
Date: 
November 6-8, 2011
Game genre:
Educational
Simulation

Health topic:
Cognition

Conference type:
Conference
Expo

Location:
Brazil

Social Tags:
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European Language Resources Association
IADIS Mobile Learning
Science
Simulation
Technology
XML

Events Facts:
Contact Details

Target Population:
General Audience

Sports League:
International Association

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Published Medium:
the Information Society

Technology:
virtual reality


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Serious Games Conference

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"The value intention is to gather industry and academia to discuss the developments, challenges, research, learning sciences, training and learning practices as well as the business of serious games from different application domains."

Organization: 
City: 
Singapore
Date: 
August 3-5, 2011
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Conference type:
Conference

Social Tags:
CDATA
Document
Technology
XML

Location:
China

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.asiaevents.com.sg/seriousgames2011

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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