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 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

Looking back to the sixth edition of the Clash of Realities conference with 50 international speakers and more than 250 participants - some impressions of two jam packed days:
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A big thank you to all speakers, supporters and participants!

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.

Take a look at the schedule below.

Program

November 2-3
Smart Mobility Hackathon

Visit the Smart Mobility Hackathon website!

Calling young game developers and creatives from around the world to join the SMART MOBILITY 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.

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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.

The main day of the conference will feature the following speakers:

  • Prof. Dr. Janet Murray
  • Will Farrelly
  • Prof. Dr. Mitu Khandaker-Kokoris
  • Dr. Rachel Kowert
  • Prof. Dr. Frans Mäyrä
  • Alison Norrington
  • Robyn Tong Gray

Schedule

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Registration

Registration has been closed.

If you want to cover the event, Press Accreditation (via email) is still possible.

Conference Location

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Press

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Press Contact

October 30, 2015

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News & Press Releases

October 30, 2015

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Photo Gallery & Downloads

October 30, 2015

Contact

TH Koeln
Cologne Game Lab (Conference Location)
Schanzenstraße 28
51063 Köln
Germany

For further questions and information concerning the Clash of Realities Conference please contact us below.