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.

General Audience

Game Developers Conference China

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Description: 

"The 4th Annual Game Developers Conference™ China (GDC China) returns to Shanghai November 12-14, 2011. Presented by the UBM TechWeb Game Network, producers of the Game Developers Conferences®, Game Developer Magazine, and Gamasutra.com, GDC China brings a unique forum and reach into the region. The conference features content programmed by an advisory board consisting of local Chinese develops who share a commitment to promoting and supporting their country's growing games industry. With support from major local and national government entities, GDC China aims to advance the state of digital entertainment in China by incorporating GDC's top-quality content and worldwide community reach. GDC China will present tracks and summits on online game development & business, global game development, mobile games, independent games, and social games."

Organization: 
City: 
Shanghai
Date: 
November 12-14, 2011
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference

Social Tags:
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Game Developers Conference
Technology
TechWeb
Video game developers
Video game development

Location:
China

Country:
China

Events Facts:
Contact Details

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

City:
Shanghai

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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

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“…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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ACE (International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology)

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"Now in it’s 8th edition, ACE has become the leading scientific forum for dissemination of cutting-edge research results in the area of entertainment computing. Interactive entertainment is one of the most vibrant areas of interest in modern society and is amongst the fastest growing industries in the world. ACE 2011 will bring together leading researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to present their innovative work and discuss all aspects and challenges of interactive entertainment technology, in a cool and stimulating environment."

City: 
Lisbon
Date: 
November 8-11, 2011
Game genre:
Entertainment

Conference type:
Conference

Social Tags:
Academia
Association for Computing Machinery
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Document
Education
Science
Technology
XML

Company:
ACE

Industry Term:
computing

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Location:
Portugal

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Tags for: ACE (International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology)

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Digital Media Conference East

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This conference, held annually on the east coast of the United States, brings together talented experts in digital media to focus on such issues as mobile entertainment, social media, online advertising and video, the future of news media, and other topics concerning the digital media industry.

Organization: 
City: 
Arlington
State: 
Virginia
Date: 
June 17, 2011
Game genre:
Entertainment

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference

Social Tags:
Advertising
CDATA
Confederate States of America
Digital media
Document
Geography of the United States
Mass media
Mobile, Alabama
Technology
Virginia
XML

Region:
East Coast

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.digitalmediaconference.com/east

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Country:
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
CDATA
Document
Immersion
Serious game
Technology
Virtual reality
Virtual world
Visual arts
XML

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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International Conference on eLearning and Game

Description: 

This conference, the International Conference on eLearning and Game, gives researchers, practitioners, and academics the opportunity to come together and share research findings and advances in e-learning and games.

City: 
Changchun
Date: 
August 16-18, 2010
Game genre:
Educational
Simulation

Conference type:
Conference

Social Tags:
CDATA
Changchun
Distance education
E-learning
Education
Technology
XML

Location:
China

Technology:
e-Learning

Industry Term:
e-learning

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://liama.ia.ac.cn/edutainment2010/index.html

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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SaskInteractive Summit

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Description: 

“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:
CDATA
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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AdvaMed: The MedTech Conference

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"AdvaMed...is the only place in North America where you can network with more than 1,500 key MedTech executives from companies in every sector of the industry.  This event brings together policy-makers, experts, and insiders for critical dialogues on subjects ranging from regulatory affairs and reimbursement to IP and business development."

City: 
Boston
State: 
Massachusetts
Date: 
October 1-3, 2012
Health topic:
Health Care and Medicine

Conference type:
Conference

Social Tags:
CDATA
Document
Health
Medical technology
Medicine
Science
Technology
XML

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://advamed2011.com

Continent:
North America

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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America’s VideoGame Expo (VGXPO)

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“America's VideoGame Expo is three days of videogame revelry. Our convention is an annual gaming festival - where gamers and industry insiders can come together to celebrate videogames. Attendees come to VGXPO to experience the newest games, encounter game industry legends, compete in tournaments, buy games and meet with friends.”

City: 
Philadelphia
State: 
Pennsylvania
Date: 
October 9-11, 2009
Game genre:
Entertainment

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Expo

Continent:
America

Region:
America

Social Tags:
CDATA
Technology
XML

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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Game Developers Conference Online

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"The Game Developers Conference Online® focuses on connected games including casual, MMOs, virtual worlds, and social networking games. More than 120 sessions will address the most pressing development challenges for connected games with tracks related to: Business and Marketing, Design, Customer Experience, Production and Programming. In addition to the return of a robust expo floor and four full days of content, GDC Online will also feature a series of two-day summits including Game Narrative Summit, the Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit and the GDC Virtual Items Summit."

Organization: 
City: 
Austin
State: 
Texas
Date: 
October 8-11, 2012
Game genre:
Entertainment
MMOG/MMORPG

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference
Expo

Social Tags:
CDATA
Game Developers Conference
Technology
TechWeb
Video game development

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.gdconline.com

Game platform:
Internet

Technology:
Smartphone

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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