Call: Interactive Technologies and Games: Education, Health and Disability

Interactive Technologies and Games: Education, Health and Disability

Nottingham Trent University
26th and 27th October

Call for papers

The aim of the conference is to bring together academics and practitioners working with interactive technologies to explore and innovate within the areas of Education, Health and Disability. We have a particular focus on the use of gaming hardware and software to implement accessible solutions, interaction design using new input/output devices and the increasing impact of ubiquitous computing on our everyday well being.

The conference provides an excellent opportunity to showcase practice and to mainstream research ideas and outcomes. It will introduce a wider audience to key findings and products from research and will illustrate how practice feeds back into and informs research. The conference will create a forum for two-way communication between the academic and practitioner communities and particularly welcomes user led presentations and workshops.

The programme will include presentations of papers, workshops, and an exhibition space for demonstrations and posters. This event is held in partnership with GameCity (http://gamecity.org/) and delegates are welcome to GameCity events including the opening drinks reception.

Submissions

Those wishing to present papers or hold a workshop should send abstracts, to a maximum of 500 words. For those hoping to exhibit or produce a poster, a 300-word abstract is required. The deadline for submissions is Friday 14th May, 2010 to be sent to: karen.krelle@ntu.ac.uk

Final copies of accepted papers are required by Wednesday 17th September 2010.

There is a conference fee of £75/day, £125 for full two day registration (concessions £35/day, £70 total).

Conference website http://www.itag-ehd.com

Important dates

Abstract submission: 14th May 2010
Notice of paper acceptance: 16th July 2010
Final paper submission: 17th September 2010
Final Conference registration: 1st October 2010
Conference: 26th/27th October 2010

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