Call: 8th International Conference on Game and Entertainment Technologies 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS – GET 2015 – Deadline for submissions (1st call – new date): 6 March 2015

8th International Conference on Game and Entertainment Technologies 2015
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 22 – 24 July 2015
Part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2015) Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 21 – 24 July 2015 (


Professor Joaquim Jorge, Full Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IST – Técnico Lisboa, Portugal


The GET 2015 conference aims to bring together research and practice from creative, social and business practitioners and researchers in this challenging field. The focus of this conference is on design, development and evaluation of games, entertainment technologies and the nature of play. The conference covers several topics, including but not limited to:

  • Development methodologies
  • Design issues
  • Controversial issues – we welcome debate and dissension, for example; games as art, entertainment as purely for monetary returns etc
  • Special Effects
  • Animation
  • Mobile and ubiquitous games and entertainment
  • Serious Games –applications, critiques
  • Philosophical issues
  • Prototypes
  • Social and cultural uses of/for Play
  • Tools and technologies
  • Skills, strategy, rules and chance
  • Genre
  • Immersiveness and engagement
  • Research methodologies in creative practice
  • Usability and playability
  • User/player centered design
  • Psychological, social, and cultural differences in perception and participation
  • Communities, networks, social interaction and social capital
  • Cross-cultural and intercultural approaches
  • Assessment of exploratory learning approaches
  • Emerging practices


This is a blind peer-reviewed conference. Authors are invited to submit their papers in English through the conference submission system by March 6, 2015. Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously.


  • Submission Deadline (1st call – new date): 6 March 2015
  • Notification to Authors (1st call – new date): 3 April 2015
  • Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration (1st call – new date): Until 30 April 2015
  • Late Registration (1st call – new date): After 30 April 2015


The papers will be published in book and electronic format with ISBN, will be made available through the Digital Library available at The conference proceedings will be submitted for indexing to INSPEC, EI Compendex, Thomson ISI, ISTP and other indexing services. The best papers will be selected for publishing as extended versions in the IADIS International Journal on WWW/Internet (ISSN: 1645-7641) and also in journals from INDERSCIENCE Publishers.


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Organized by: International Association for Development of the Information Society Co-Organized by: Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Registered participants in the Game and Entertainment Technologies conference may attend the other conferences part of MCCSIS 2015 free of charge.


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