CLASH OF REALITIES

International Conference on the Art, Technology and Theory of Digital Games
November 3 – 4, 2015 | Cologne, Germany

CLASH OF REALITIES

Special Event: Smart Mobility Game Hackathon
November 2 - 3, 2015 | Cologne Game Lab + online

CLASH OF REALITIES

Special Event: Smart Mobility Game Hackathon
November 2 - 3, 2015 | Cologne Game Lab + online

CLASH OF REALITIES

Special Event: Smart Mobility Game Hackathon
November 2 - 3, 2015 | Cologne Game Lab + online

CLASH OF REALITIES

International Conference on the Art, Technology and Theory of Digital Games
November 3 – 4, 2015 | Cologne, Germany

For the sixth time and unique in Europe, this artistic-scientific research conference offers the opportunity for an interdisciplinary exchange which will generate synergies and provide an array of intellectual impulses.

Experts from the humanities, science and research, economics and politics will discuss current questions concerning the artistic design, technological development and social perception of digital games. Scholars, social scientists, game developers, specialists in education and media, up-and-coming creative talents, students and all those interested in and excited by digital games are invited.

This English language conference will be marked by several summits (November 3, 2015) featuring specialized lectures, project presentations, panel discussions and workshops.

Summits:

Beyond Reality! - New Perspectives in Game Development Summit

Ethics in Digital Games – Media Education Summit

Creating Storyworlds – Film & Games Summit

Teaching Game Studies – Game Studies Summit

On the main conference day (November 4, 2015), internationally renowned speakers, players and pioneers from education, research, media and creative industries will illuminate the thematic key subjects discussed in the Summits from transdisciplinary and multiperspectival approaches.

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Program

November 2-3
Smart Mobility Game Hackathon

Calling young game developers and creatives from around the world to join the SMART MOBILITY GAME HACKATHON!

Join us in the inspiring surroundings of the Cologne Game Lab (CGL) to develop engaging, innovative ideas and concepts to keep city travellers moving in a seamless, stress-free, far sighted and playful way.

The CGL and Ford have teamed up to explore digital solutions for the increasing challenges of urban travel. This highly topical and themed Hackathon is inspired and supported by Ford and the SMART MOBILITY GAME CHALLENGE.

Win the Hackathon and be the 5th team running for the final grand prize announced during the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.

Register for on-site participation
Register for online participation

Please consider the limited capacity:
50 hackers on-site + 25 teams online.

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November 3
Summit Day

The opening of this English language conference on November 3 will be marked by several Summits featuring specialized lectures, project presentations, panel discussions and workshops concerning the following themes:

Beyond Reality! - New Perspectives in Game Development Summit

Ethics in Digital Games – Media Education Summit

Creating Storyworlds – Film & Games Summit

Teaching Game Studies – Game Studies Summit

November 4
Main Conference Day

On November 4, internationally renowned speakers, players and pioneers from education, research, media and creative industries will illuminate the thematic key subjects discussed in the Summits from transdisciplinary and multiperspectival approaches.

Tickets / Registration

Attending the conference is free of charge, but admittance is limited on both days. We kindly ask you to inform us in case you can't come to the event despite your reservation.

Students at the following institutions can only register at the office of their respective faculties:
Cologne Game Lab (FH Köln), ifs internationale film schule köln, Institut für Medienforschung und Medienpädagogik (FH Köln), Institut für Medienkultur und Theater (Universität zu Köln)

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Conference Location

Clash of Realities 2015

Contact

University of Applied Sciences Cologne
Cologne Game Lab
Schanzenstraße 28
51063 Köln
Germany

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