Wednesday, April 2

09:00  Registration

10:00  Opening
Stefan Göbel, Technische Universität Darmstadt

Greetings "Serious Games @ TU Darmstadt"
Andreas Gelhard, Forum interdisziplinäre Forschung, Technische Universität Darmstadt

10:30  Keynote Talk

Entertainment Computing and Serious Games
Rainer Malaka, University of Bremen and IFIP TC14 Entertainment Computing

11:15  Session: Educational Games I

11:15  Narrative Serious Game Mechanics (NSGM) – Insights into the narrative-pedagogical mechanism
Theodore Lim, Sandy Louchart, Neil Suttie, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge, Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik (BIBA), Germany
Ioana Stanescu, National Defence University "Carol I", Bucharest , Romania
Ivan Ortiz, Pablo Moreno-Ger, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
Francesco Bellotti, Maira B. Carvahlo, Riccardo Berta, University of Genoa, Italy
Jeffrey Earp, Michela Ott, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Italy
Sylvester Arnab, Serious Games Inst
itute, Coventry University, UK

11:45  Video Game Personalization via Social Media Participation
Johannes Konert, Stefan Göbel, Ralf Steinmetz, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

12:15  Lunch

13:30  Session: Educational Games II

13:30  A Case Study of a Learning Game about the Internet
Fares Kayali, Peter Purgathofer, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Günter Wallner,
University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria
Simone Kriglstein,
SBA Research, Austria
Gerhild Bauer, Daniel Martinek, Helmut Hlavacs and Rebecca Wölfle, University of Vienna, Austria

14:00  Word Domination: Bringing Together Fun and Education in an Authoring-based 3D Shooter Game
Philip Mildner, Christopher Campbell and Wolfgang Effelsberg, University of Mannheim, Germany

14:30  Dynamically Adaptive Educational Games: A New Perspective
Pejman Sajjadi and Olga De Troyer,
Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium

15:00  Coffee Break

15:30  Session: Health Games & Effects

15:30 Invited Talk: Psychophysiological methods: a tool to validate the effects of Serious Games?
Matias Kivikangas, Aalto University, Finland

16:00  Creating Age-Specific Interactive Environments about Medical Treatments for Children and Adolescent Patients diagnosed with Cancer
Katharina Emmerich, Carina Gansohr and Maic Masuch, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany

16:30  Mobile Learning and Games: Experiences with mobile games development for children and teenagers undergoing oncological treatment
Débora Barbosa, Joao Mossmann, Guilherme Schneider, Patrícia Bassani, Matheus Nunes, Luciana Meyrer and Marsal Branco, Universidade Feevale, Brazil
Eliseo Reategui, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

17:00  Evoking and Measuring Arousal in Game settings
Jeltsje Cusveller, Charlotte Gerritsen and Jeroen de Man, VU University, Netherlands

17:30  Demos

A serious game for public engagement in synthetic biology
Olga Radchuk, Camillo Meinhart and Markus Schmidt, Biofaction, Austria

Story Maker
Diomar Rockenbach, Joao Mossmann, Marta Bez, Marsal Branco and Luciana Meyrer, Universidade Feevale, Brazil
Eliseo Reategui, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Teaching the Achiever, Explorer, Socializer, and Killer -- Gamification in University Education
Carsten Fuß, Tim Steuer, Kevin Noll, and André Miede, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft des Saarlandes, Germany


19:30  Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will take place in "Ratskeller Darmstadt" at the marketplace.

Website of "Ratskeller Darmstadt"