Category Archives: Workshop

  • Organising the 1st VASST workshop

    At this year’s INTETAIN conference, Merijn Bruijnes and I will organise the 1st Virtual Agents for Social Skills Training (VASST) workshop. This workshop aims to give an overview of recent developments of interactive virtual agent applications that are intended for training the social skills of the user. The complete call for papers can be found here: … Keep reading
  • LARPing, doctoral consortium, CASA, IVA and SBG

    tl;dr CASA was useful, IVA was nice, the doctoral consortium was small, but OK, the LARP was very interesting and two papers were accepted at SBG. At the end of August, I had the honour to take a flight to the country of whisky: Scotland. Cliché as it was, as soon as I stepped out of the bus that brought … Keep reading
  • FDG, CMN, IVA and ICIDS conferences

    It has been a while since my last update, but things have not been standing still. In May, I visited the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG) conference in Chania, Crete together with Thomas de Groot. The FDG conference is broad in nature: it encompasses the whole of gaming, dividing the realm in games (as products), technology, gameplay and game design. We … Keep reading
  • Visit to PDSG 2012

    Two weeks ago, I visited the 1st International Workshop on Pedagogically-driven Serious Games (PDSG 2012) together with my supervisor. It was part of the European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL), which focused on technological, pedagogical, organisational and domain aspects of innovating education. The workshop was organised by Stefan Bocconi, Yulia Bachvarova (of the Cyntelix research institute) and Ralph Klamma (of RWTH Aachen), who … Keep reading