Organizers

GaLA 2020 is an event organized by the Serious Games Society. The organization structure is the following:

General Chair

Iza Marfisi Schottman (Le Mans university, France)

Program Chairs

Francesco Bellotti (University of Genoa, Italia)

Ludovic Hamon (Le Mans university, France)

Roland Klemke (Open Universiteit Nederland, Netherlands)

 

Exhibition Chair

Pierre Laforcade (Le Mans university, France)

Tutorials  & Keynotes Chair

Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge (BIBA, Germany/ KTH, Sweden)

Competition Chair

Aous Karoui (University of Grenoble, France)

Publication Chair

Riccardo Berta (University of Genoa, Italia)

Communication & Promotion Chair

Mathieu Vermeulen (IMT, University of Lille, France)

Administrative & Financial Chair

Francesco Bellotti (University of Genoa, Italia)

Local Arrangements Chair and support

Sébastien George (Le Mans University, France) for sponsors and visibility

Lachen Oubahssi (Le Mans University, France) for logistics

Aicha Bakki (Le Mans University, France) for website and logistics

 

Program Committee

  • Mario Allegra (Italian National Research Council – ITD)
  • Alessandra Antonaci (Welten Institute – Research Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology, Open University of the Netherlands)
  • Angeliki Antoniou (University of Peloponnese)
  • Aida Azadegan (University of Reading)
  • Per Backlund (University of Skövde)
  • Hugo Barbosa (Lusofona University of Porto)
  • Riccardo Berta (University of Genoa)
  • Rafael Bidarra (Delft University of Technology)
  • Tharrenos Bratitsis (Assistant Professor, University of Western Macedonia)
  • Maira B. Carvalho (Hrvatski Telekom d.d.)
  • Giuseppe Città (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) – Istituto per le Tecnologie Didattiche di Palermo)
  • Valentina Dal Grande (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche)
  • Alessandro De Gloria (Università di Genova)
  • Teresa de La Hera Conde-Pumpido (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • Kurt Debattista (The University of Warwick)
  • Michael Derntl (University of Tübingen)
  • Joao Dias (INESC-ID)
  • Frank Dignum (Utrecht University)
  • Jeffrey Earp (ITD-CNR)
  • Luis Miguel Encarnacao (Innovation by Design Intl. Consulting)
  • Georgios Fesakis (University of Aegean)
  • Jan Dirk Fijnheer (Utrecht University)
  • Laura Freina (National Research Council (CNR))
  • Samir Garbaya (ENSAM Art et Metiers ParisTech)
  • Dimitris Grammenos (FORTH-ICS)
  • Dirk Ifenthaler (University of Mannheim)
  • Carolina A. Islas Sedano (Ubium Oy)
  • Kostas Karpouzis (National Technical University of Athens)
  • Vlasios Kasapakis (University of the Aegean Department of Cultural Technology and Communication)
  • Michael Kickmeier-Rust (Graz University of Technology)
  • Ralf Klamma (RWTH Aachen University)
  • Georgios Kritikos (University of the Aegean)
  • George Lepouras (University of Peloponnese)
  • Theo Lim (Heriot-Watt University)
  • Sandy Louchart (Glasgow School of Art)
  • Heide Lukosch (Delft University of Technology)
  • Ioanna Lykourentzou (Utrecht University)
  • Katerina Mania (Technical University of Crete)
  • Samuel Mascarenhas (Universidade de Lisboa)
  • Adam Mayes (Uppsala University)
  • Michela Mortara (CNR imati Ge)
  • Thierry Nabeth (P-Val Conseil)
  • Rob Nadolski (Open University of the Netherlands-Welten Institute)
  • Lucia Pannese (Imaginary)
  • Davide Parmigiani (University of Genova (Italy))
  • Sobah Abbas Petersen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
  • Petros Petridis (Univeristy of Thessaly)
  • Yurgos Politis (UCD)
  • Maria Popescu (Carol I National Defence University)
  • Rui Prada (Universidade de Lisboa)
  • Marius Preda (Institut TELECOM)
  • Ion Roceanu (National Defence University)
  • Margarida Romero (Laboratoire d’Innovation et Numérique pour l’Education. Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis)
  • Pedro A. Santos (Universidade de Lisboa)
  • Avo Schönbohm (Berlin School of Esconomics and Lwa)
  • Yoones A. Sekhavat (Tabriz Islamic Art University)
  • Christos Sintoris (Human Computer Interaction Group, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department)
  • Panote Siriaraya (Delft University of Technology)
  • Yannis Skarpelos (Panteion University)
  • Heinrich Söbke (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
  • Ioana Andreea Stefan (Advanced Technology Systems)
  • Krassen Stefanov (Faculty of Math & Informatics, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”)
  • Matthias Teine (University Paderborn)
  • Maria Tsourma (Information Technologies Institute, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH))
  • Pauliina Tuomi (Tampere University of Technology)
  • Erik Van Der Spek (Eindhoven University of Technology)
  • Herre Van Oostendorp (Utrecht University)
  • Spyros Vosinakis (University of the Aegean, Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering)
  • Wim Westera (CELSTEC-Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies, Open University of the Netherlands)
  • Josef Wolfartsberger (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria)
  • Stelios Xinogalos (University of Macedonia)
  • Zerrin Yumak (Utrecht University)
  • Julian Alvarez (Ludoscience)
  • Jean-Marc Labat (Sorbonne university)
  • Nour El Mawas (University of Lille)
  • Mathieu Muratet (Sorbonne university)
  • Pierre Laforcade (Le Mans university)
  • Lahcen Oubahssi (Le Mans university)
  • Olivier Rampnoux (University of Poitiers)
  • Amel Yessad (Sorbonne University)
  • André Czauderna (Cologne Game Lab, TH Köln)
  • Emmanuel Guardiola (Cologne Game Lab, TH Köln)
  • Bibeg Limbu (Open University of the Netherlands & TU Delft)
  • Khaleel Asyraaf (Open University of the Netherlands)
  • Cathy Pons Lelardeux (Champollion National University Institute)

Past Editions