Welcome to IEEE VS-Games'09

Welcome to IEEE VS-Games'09

March 23 - 24, Coventry, UK

The First International IEEE Conference in Serious Games and Virtual Worlds will be hosted by the world's premier Serious Games Institute in the UK. The event will bring together researchers from a range of disciplines to formulate a new cross-disciplinary community in the emerging field of serious games and virtual worlds. Keynote speakers include: Professors Steve Benford (UK), Alan Chalmers (UK) and Adrian Cheok (Japan). The conference is chaired by Dr Sara de Freitas (UK), Professor Edward Castronova (US) and Dr Kurt Squire (US). Participants are welcomed from the research, teaching, policy development and industrial communities. The event is sponsored by IEEE, Becta and ALT. The event will be streamed onto the web and into Second Life for those who can't make it to the UK. The proceedings will be published by IEEE. The best papers will be selected for publication in one of two international Journals: Visual Computer and the British Journal of Educational Technology. The event takes place on 23rd and 24th March 2009


24 March 2009: VS-Games '10, Braga, Portugal - 25 and 26 March 2010. This announcement was made at the VS-Games '09 Conference.

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16th February 2009: Prof Luis Paulo Santos will be chairing the next IEEE VS-Games conference in 2010 in Braga University, Portugal.

13th January 2009: Delegates can apply for a 10% discount for Game Based Learning 2009.

12th January 2009: The IEEE website has been reopened for submission. Please see the confirmation email for instructions on how to upload your paper.

19th December 2008: REGISTRATION is now open

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