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Call for Papers

General Chairs

  • Prof. Madjid Merabti – Liverpool John Moores University (UK)
  • Dr. Marc Price – BBC Research and Development (UK)

Publication Co-Chairs

  • Prof. Zhigeng Pan - Zhejiang University (P.R.C)
  • Dr. Edmond Prakash – Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)
  • Dr. Newton Lee - Editor-in-Chief ACM CiE (US)

Programme Co-Chairs

  • Dr. Abdennour El Rhalibi – Liverpool John Moores University (UK)
  • Dr. Kevin Wong - Murdoch University (AUS)


Researchers in game design and technology will have the opportunity to present their work in these sessions. The subjects and areas of interest cover, but are not limited to:

  • Game Artificial Intelligence (pathfinding, learning, agents, ...)
  • Real Time Physics and Animation
  • 3D Modelling Graphics/Animation Techniques
  • Game Character Emotion and Social Interaction
  • Tools development for Game Engineering and middleware
  • Mobile Gaming
  • Advanced/Innovative Interaction Design
  • Ambient Intelligence for Entertainment
  • Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality
  • Art, Design and Media
  • Cultural and Media Studies on Computer Games
  • Education, Training, and Edutainment Technologies
  • Human Factors of Games
  • Interaction design
  • Interactive Digital Storytelling
  • Media Theory
  • Networking (technical and social) in computer Entertainment Applications
  • New Genres, New Standards
  • Security (technical and social)
  • Social Computing and Presence
  • Sound and Music

Authors are invited to submit full or short papers for presentation at the conference.

Full papers (no more than 10 camera-ready pages in the ACM format detailed on the ACM web site). Short papers are an opportunity to present preliminary or interim results and are limited to 5 camera-ready pages in length. An example paper template can also be found here.

Papers will be peer reviewed by at least 3 independent reviewers, will published in the conference proceedings and the best papers and special issues will be recommended for publishing in the ACM Computer in Entertainment Journal, the Hindawi Publishing International Journal of Computer Games Technology, The Internation Journal of Virtual Reality or the Springer Verlag Transactions on Edutainment, according to the relevant topic.

Timeline of Important Dates for authors

  • Paper Submission Deadline: 20 September 2008
  • Notification of Acceptance: 15 October 2008
  • Camera-ready Papers due: 25 October 2008
  • Registration by Authors due: 25 October 2008


Please submit your paper via email in PDF or Word format to here.

Technical Programme Committee (tbc)

  • Ayash Aladdin - De Montford University, UK
  • Dhiya Al Jumeily - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Ali Arya - Carleton University, CA
  • Farath Arshad - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Dominique Archambault - University "Pierre et Marie Curie", France
  • Robert Askwith - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Leandro Balladares - National Polytechnic Institute - IPN, México
  • Carl Bamford - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Christian Bauckhage - Center for Vision Research, York University, CA
  • Taleb Bendiab - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Belgacem Ben Youssef - Simon Fraser University, CA
  • Ahmed BinSubaih - University of Sheffield ,UK
  • Alan Chamberlain - University of Nottingham, UK
  • Adrian David Cheok - National University of Singapore - SGP
  • Padraig Cunningham - Trinity College Dublin, IE
  • Andrew Davison - Prince of Songkla University, TH
  • David England - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Abdennour El Rhalibi - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Paul Fergus - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Stefano Ferretti - University of Bologna, IT
  • Kiel Gilleade - Lancaster University, UK
  • Scott Goodwin - University of Windsor, CA
  • Nicholas Graham - Queen's University, Kingston, CA
  • Martin Hanneghan - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Bill Kapralos - University of Ontario, CA
  • Mike Katchabaw - University of Western Ontario, CA
  • Jorg Kienzle - McGill University, CA
  • Markus Koch - Universität Paderborn, GER
  • Newton Lee - ACM - Computer in Entertainment, US
  • Stephen J. McGlinchey - University of Paisley, UK
  • Alasdair MacLeod - University of the Highlands and Islands, UK
  • Yoshihiro Okada - Kyushu University, JP
  • Ian J. Palmer (University of Bradford, UK)
  • Ian Parberry - University of North Texas, US
  • Zhigeng Pan - Zhejiang University, China
  • Rubem Pereira - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Edmond C. Prakash - Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • Marc Price - BBC R & D, UK
  • Tim Roden (Angelo State University, USA)
  • Yuanyuan Shen - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Sudi Sudirman - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Brian Winn - Michigan State University, USA
  • Gino Yu - University Polytechnic of Hong Kong, HK
  • Yun Ruwei - Nanjing Normal University, China
  • Kevin Wong - Murdoch University, Western Australia