Call for papers gamescom congress 2017

Deadline 20 March 2017

The time has come around again on 23 August 2017: In the middle of the gamescom week, Germany's largest and most important congress about digital games is being held. More than one hundred experts will discuss digital games, their influences and effects (including regarding other sectors), and innovative applications and interfaces in other cultural and creative industries! In 2016 alone, more than 700 participants followed the discussions and lectures at the gamescom congress.

The motto of gamescom congress 2017 is: "More than games!" This year, a total of five different topics will be discussed and presented on six stages including one “open stage” at gamescom congress. We have a focus on diverse issues such as virtual reality, business trends, youth, data and consumer protection, media literacy, site conditions, training, recruiting, medium trends, digital culture, marketing, serious games & gamification, copyright, and more.

Do you want to attend the ninth gamescom congress? Then send us your idea for a lecture, a talk-round, performance, project presentation, etc. What are we looking for? Surprise us! We want new topics, new ideas and faces, anything that enriches gamescom congress, so think outside the box!

Deadline 20 March 2017.

Your ideas can be submitted as text, video or Powerpoint presentation. There are no limits for your creativity. Only requirement? You have two minutes! Within two minutes we must be able to understand your idea. The best entries will get their chance at gamescom congress. Additionally, the presenter receives a ticket for the big gamescom party in the evening.

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The panels will be held in English mainly.

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