Call: 9th International Conference on Game and Entertainment Technologies 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS – GET 2016 – Deadline for submissions: 8 February 2016

9th International Conference on Game and Entertainment Technologies 2016
Madeira, Portugal, 2 – 4 July 2016 (

Part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2016)
Madeira, Portugal, 1 – 4 July 2016 (


The GET 2016 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. Topics for this conference include, but are 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 February 8, 2016. Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously.


  • Submission Deadline: 8 February 2016
  • Notification to Authors: 7 March 2016
  • Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration: Until 1 April 2016
  • Late Registration: After 1 April 2016


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 indexation by IET’s INSPEC, Elsevier, EI Compendex, Scopus, Thomson Reuters Web of Science, EBSCO and other important 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

Registered participants in the Game and Entertainment Technologies conference may attend the other conferences part of MCCSIS 2016 free of charge.


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