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: 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

> 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:

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.


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