FuturePlay 2005, the International Academic Conference on the Future
of Game Design and Technology, takes place October 13-15, 2005 in
East Lansing, MI in the US on the campus of Michigan State University. (Looks like a good opportunity for artistic, experimental and student projects.Deadlines for papers and posters, end of July, Deadline for game submissions Sept 9th.- Aphra)
The games exhibition showcases peer-reviewed competition of games in three categories: Future (experimental) Games, Serious Games, and Student Games.
Game submission deadline is September 9th, 2005.
GAME SUBMISSION DETAILS:
The Future Play conference focuses on three main themes. The first
theme, future game development, addresses academic research and
emerging industry trends in the area of game technology and game
design. The second theme, future game impacts and applications,
includes academic research and emerging industry trends focused on designing games for learning, for gender, for serious purposes, and to impact society. Finally, the third theme, future game talent, is designed to provide a number of industry and academic perspectives on the knowledge, skills, and attitude it takes to excel in the games industry.
Future Play addresses these issues through exciting and thought-
provoking keynotes from leaders in academia and industry, peer-
reviewed paper sessions, panel
sessions (including academic and
industry discussions), workshops (including design, technology, and
career workshops), and exhibitions of posters, games, and the latest
game technologies and supports from industry-leading vendors.
The deadline for FuturePlay 2005 academic papers and posters is July 31st, 2005.
ACADEMIC PAPER SUBMISSION DETAILS:
ACADEMIC POSTER SUBMISSION DETAILS
Details on FuturePlay are available at http://www.futureplay.org/