Terminhinweis KÖLN: Clash of Realities 2018 gibt Einblicke ins diesjährige Programm

9th Clash of Realities Conference on the Art, Technology and Theory of Digital Games

November 12-14, 2018 |

For the ninth time the Clash of Realities international research conference will be offering the opportunity for an interdisciplinary exchange and dialogue. Experts from academia, 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.

Opening Day and Event, Nov. 12

The Clash of Realities will start off with the Young Academics Workshop, a conference pre-event featuring those who have recently entered the academic world. The workshop’s topic is „Reframing the violence and video games debate“.
10:00am – 5:30pm

The opening keynote will be given by Carolyn Petit after the young academics workshop. Carolyn Petit is the managing editor of Feminist Frequency and known for her work to actively foster a more equitable gaming landscape.
6:00pm – 8:30pm

Summit Day, Nov. 13

The conference continues with the “Summit Day” on Nov. 13, which will feature a compelling series of lectures on the topics of Game Development, Game Studies, Media Education, Film & Games and Diversity in Games:

> Game Development Summit: The Evolution of Visual Storytelling
> Media Education Summit: Inclusive Worlds of Games
> Game Studies Summit: Playing Utopia – Futures in Digital Games
> Film and Games Summit: Perspectives of Narrative Design
> Diversity in Games Summit: Gender and Sexuality

Main Conference Day, Nov. 14On the main day of the 2018 Clash of Realities conference, there will be an impressive collection of international speakers, including: Jesper Juul, Clara Fernández-Vara, Christopher Power, Christopher Ferguson and Cara Ellison.

Please note:
Attending the conference is free of charge, but admittance is limited on both days. Please register now, if you haven’t registered yet.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Cologne Game Lab of TH Köln in November 2018!

Cologne Game Lab: Clash of Realities Conference 2018

From November 12-14, 2018, the ninth Clash of Realities Conference will be held at the Cologne Game Lab. Unique in Europe, the international research conference offers 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. Numerous international speakers have already confirmed their participation!

As of now speakers, professionals, academics and students are invited to register online via the website (www.clashofrealities.com)

Cologne Game Lab, TH Koeln: International Conference“Clash of Realities“

The Clash of Realities 2017 is only four weeks away! 

The conference schedule with almost all lectures, sessions and talks is online now: clashofrealities.com. We’re looking forward to seeing all of you at our exciting conference with over 50 international speakers!

November 6 | Conference Opening
10.00 – 17.00 : Young Academics Workshop
16.30 – 19.00 : Registration
06.00 – 19.00 : Opening 8th Clash of Realities Conference
06.00 – 06.00 : Opening Keynote Karen Collins: „Hey! Listen!” Stop Ignoring Sound
20.00 – 20.15 : Performance
20.00 – 20.45 : Get-Together at E-Werk, Cologne

November 7 | Summit Day
09.00 – 10.00 : Registration (All Summits)
10.00 – 10.00 : Program Start for all Summits
06.00 – 18.30 : End of Summits

November 8 | Main Conference Day with Keynote Presentations
09.00 – 10.00 : Registration
09.45 – 10.00 : Program Start
06.00 – 18.00 : End of Lectures

We kindly ask you to check in and pick up your name tag at the registration desk before the conference starts!

Please note: 
Attending the conference is free of charge, but admittance is limited on both days.
We kindly ask you to inform us in case you cannot attend.

Cologne Game Lab, TH Koeln
Schanzenstrasse 28
51063 Köln | Germany

Köln: Save the Dates: Clash of Realities November 2016 + Summer Party in August

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

November 16 | Main conference day
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

> Mark J.P. Wolf (Concordia University Wisconsin)
> Miguel Sicart (IT University of Copenhagen)
> Alexander Knetig (ARTE Creative)
> Thomas Elsaesser (University of Amsterdam)
> Eric Zimmermann (NYU, Tisch School of the Arts)

We’re already quite excited – and there’s still much more to come!

November 15 | Summit Day
Summits:

> Aesthetics of Play – Game Development Summit
> Digital Games: Transmedia Works of Art – Game Studies Summit
> Digital Games as Social Environments – Media Education/Media Ethics Summit
> Cineludic Aesthetics – Film and Games Summit
> Of Broadcasters and Game Masters – Games and Television Summit
> Games Preservation Summit
The day of summits includes talks, project presentations, panel discussions and workshops.

NEW: November 14 | Pre- and Opening-Event

> Star Citizen – Open Development as a Disruptive Game Design Practice
> Opening Keynote

To attend the Clash of Realities Conference
register here:
www.clashofrealities.com

Save the Date! CGL Summer Party: August 16
You are more than welcome to celebrate with us our Summer Party on August 16.
Join us for a beer and some music on the night before gamescom opens.

www.colognegamelab.de

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