Monday, April 28, 2008

Learn to play ~ Play to learn

Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
-- Plato

Below is a comprehensive list of edugaming conferences for the remainder of 2008.

I'll be in Pittsburgh this Fall...Hope to see you there!

May 2008. Shiga, Japan.

The Philosophy of Computer Games
8-10 May 2008. Potsdam, Germany.

Play Conference
23-24 May 2008. Edinburgh, UK.

Canadian Game Studies Association Conference
31 May 2008. Vancouver, Canada.

Under the Mask: Perspectives on the Gamer Conference
7 Jun 2008. Bedford, UK.

25-27 Jun 2008. Nanjing, China.

Future and Reality Gaming (F.R.O.G)
17-19 Oct 2008. Vienna, Austria.

4-7 Aug 2008. Los Angeles, CA, USA.

13-15 Aug 2008. Montreal, Canada.

Digital Interactive Arts and Media (DIMEA)
10-12 Sep 2008. Athens, Greece.

Women in Games
10-12 Sep 2008. Warwick, UK.

Facial and Bodily Expressions for Control and Adaptation of Games (ECAG'08)
16 Sep 2008. Amsterdam, Netherlands

International Conference on Entertainment Computing
25-27 Sep 2008. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

8-9 Oct 2008. Tampere, Finland.

Meaningful Play
9-11 Oct 2008. East Lansing, MI, USA.

Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE)
22-24 Oct 2008. Stanford, CA, USA.

Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP08)
Nov 2008. Queensland, Australia

3-5 Nov 2008. Toronto, Canada.

IEEE International Conference on Digital Game and Intelligent Toy
Enhanced Learning
17-19 Nov 2008. Banff, Canada.

Living in Game Worlds
1-2 Dec 2008. Atlanta, GA, USA.

Interactive Entertainment (IE2008)
3-5 Dec 2008. Brisbane, Australia.

OZCHI: Australasian Computer-Human Interaction Conference
8-12 Dec 2008. Cairns, Australia.

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