David OReilly

November 16 / Keynote: Everything and You

Colleen Macklin

November 16 / Keynote: Systems and Sensibilities: Stories from Serious Games

Alexander Knetig

November 16 / Keynote: When TV goes indie game

Mark J.P. Wolf

November 16 / Keynote: Worlds Apart?: Game Worlds Versus Other Imaginary Worlds

Eric Zimmerman

November 14 / Opening Keynote

Thomas Elsaesser

November 16 / Keynote: Cinema and Game Spaces: Disorder, Disorient, Disrupt

Miguel Sicart

November 16 / Keynote: Play, games, and the good life

CLASH OF REALITIES

International Conference on the Art, Technology and Theory of Digital Games
November 14 - 16, 2016 / Cologne Germany

CLASH OF REALITIES

International Conference on the Art, Technology and Theory of Digital Games
November 14 - 16, 2016 / Cologne Germany

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  • We are delighted to announce the seventh Clash of Realities Conference on the Art, Technology and Theory of Digital Games.

    November 14-16, 2016 Cologne, Germany – save the date!

    For the seventh time the Clash of Realities international research conference will be offering the opportunity for an interdisciplinary exchange and dialogue. Experts from the academy, science and research, economics, politics and the game industry will discuss pressing questions concerning the artistic design, technological development, and social perception of digital games, as well as the spreading of games literacy.

    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.

    The main day of the 2016 Clash of Realities conference (November 16) featuring internationally renowned speakers will be preceded by a day of summits (November 15), which will include talks, project presentations, panel discussions and workshops.

    Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

    Mark J.P. Wolf, Concordia University Wisconsin
    Thomas Elsaesser, University of Amsterdam
    Alexander Knetig, ARTE Creative
    David OReilly, Los Angeles
    Colleen Macklin, Parsons School for Design
    Miguel Sicart, IT University of Copenhagen
    Eric Zimmerman, NYU, Tisch School of the Arts

     


     

     

     

     

     

    Program

    November 14, 2016
    Pre Event/Opening Event

     

    Star Citizen – Open Development as a Disruptive Game Design Practice
    Marc Beaudet & Ortwin Freyermuth

    Opening Keynote: Eric Zimmerman, NYU, Tisch School of the Arts

     

     

    November 16, 2016
    Main Conference Day

    Keynote Speakers:

    Mark J.P. Wolf, Concordia University Wisconsin
    Thomas Elsaesser, University of Amsterdam
    Alexander Knetig, ARTE Creative
    David OReilly, Los Angeles
    Colleen Macklin, Parsons New School for Design
    Miguel Sicart, IT University of Copenhagen

    Summit Schedules

    Speakers

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    More speakers to be announced soon.

    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.

    Conference Location

    Clash of Realities

    Press

    COR16_teaser3

    Invitation | Flyer

    July 28, 2016

    COR16_teaser1

    1st Press Release

    July 28, 2016

    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.

    Team

    Program Board & Team Clash of Realities 2016

    Björn Bartholdy

    Cologne Game Lab, TH Köln

    Email: bb(at)colognegamelab.de

    Gundolf S. Freyermuth

    Cologne Game Lab, TH Köln

    Email: gsf(at)colognegamelab.de

    Benjamin Beil

    Institut für Medienkultur und Theater,
    Universität zu Köln

    Email: benjamin.beil(at)uni-koeln.de

    Lisa Gotto

    ifs internationale filmschule köln GmbH,
    Cologne Game Lab, TH Köln

    Email: L.Gotto(at)filmschule.de

    Corinna Kamphausen

    Eyes & Ears of Europe

    Email: corinna.kamphausen(at)eeofe.org

    Martin Lorber

    Electronic Arts

    Email: mlorber(at)ea.com

    Krystian Majewski

    Email: majewski(at)gamedesignreviews.com

    Hanns Christian Schmidt

    a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne,
    Universität zu Köln

    Email: schmidt.c(at)uni-koeln.de

    Angela Tillmann

    Institut für Medienforschung und
    Medienpädagogik, TH Köln

    Email: angela.tillmann(at)th-koeln.de

    André Weßel

    Institut für Medienforschung und
    Medienpädagogik, TH Köln

    Email: andre.wessel(at)th-koeln.de

    Judith Ruzicka

    Cologne Game Lab, TH Köln

    Project & Event Management

    Email: jr(at)colognegamelab.de

    Phone: +49 221 8275 – 4059

    Judith Neumann

    Cologne Game Lab, TH Köln

    Public Relations

    Email: jn(at)colognegamelab.de

    Phone: +49 221 8275 – 4058

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