Call: “Digital Gaming Among Older Populations” at HCII 2017

Call for Papers

“Digital Gaming Among Older Populations”
19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII)
July 9-14, 2017
Vancouver, Canada

Information deadline: September 30

Dear Colleagues,

This year the 19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII) will be held in beautiful Vancouver, Canada on July 9-14. HCII will also host affiliated conferences, including the 3rd International Conference on Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population (ITAP).

I am organizing a session titled “Digital Gaming Among Older Populations”, which aims to highlight research on various aspects related to older populations who currently play or may play digital games. Topics that may be explored in this invited session include, but are not limited to:

  • aspects related to intergenerational gaming,
  • platform use/preferences,
  • methodological approaches for researching older adult gamers,
  • issues related to game preferences,
  • the use of games for social interaction

If you are interested in presenting a paper, please contact me via email ( and provide the following information by September 30th:

  1. your name (include potential co-authors),
  2. the working title of your paper,
  3. short bio

A draft of the paper is not yet needed, but will be due at a later date for publication within a Springer volume.

Please contact me if you have any questions and feel free to share this with anyone you know who may be interested.

Thank you,

Julie A. Brown
Julie A. Brown, PhD
Asst. Professor of Gerontology
Department of Social & Public Health
Ohio University

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