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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP:IEEE CE Society's Games Innovation Conference 09

http://ice-gic.ieee-cesoc.org/

**Extended deadlines**
Paper Submission: 30th April, 2009
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CALL FOR PAPERS

IEEE Consumer Electronics Society's Games Innovation Conference 2009 (ICE-
GIC'09)

25th-28th August 2009, London, UK.

http://ice-gic.ieee-cesoc.org/
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Aims & Scope:
The International IEEE Consumer Electronics Society's Games Innovations
Conference 2009 (ICE-GIC 09) aims to be a platform for innovative research
on games technologies and to make these technologies more accessible to
academia and industry. We also aim to lead the way in recognising scientific
advances in the area of video games and providing a high quality platform for
discussions/publications of high quality and innovative research in this area.

Areas of interest of ICE-CIG 2009 include, but not limited to:

Games Technologies Innovations
*Display technologies and interfaces for games
*Audio technologies for games
*Mixed reality technologies
*Serious games
*Artificial intelligence technologies for games
*Science of games
*Games software engineering

Creativity in Games
*Designing for mixed-reality gaming
*Innovations in commercial models in games
*Machinima
*Game Sound and Music
*Games innovations in education
*Social impact of games technologies

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Submission:
*Papers: Authors are invited to submit papers describing significant, original
and unpublished work. Such papers are expected to be approximately 8-15
pages in length but this guideline is not strict. All papers will be published on
the conference proceeding and IEEE Xplore and a selection of the papers will
appear in the special issue of IEEE transactions on Consumer Electronics.

*Abstracts/System Demonstrations/Panel discussions: Authors can also
submit abstracts of up to 1000 words (3-4 pages). People who wish to give a
talk (e.g. practitioners, researchers with preliminary or incomplete papers)
but do not want to submit a full paper can submit under this category. For
system demonstrations and panel discussions authors are required to submit
an abstract. Authors of accepted submissions in system demonstration
category would be expected to provide a demonstration of their software
during the conference. Panel discussions are for 50 minutes and will normally
include 4-5 experts. The accepted abstracts will appear in the conference
proceedings. Authors of accepted abstracts will have the opportunity to write
a full paper based on their abstract and submit it for the selected papers
volume.

*Special sessions and tutorials: please contact Prof. Bob John (rij@dmu.ac.uk)
to propose new tutorials or Prof. Martin Rieser (martin.rieser@gmail.com) for
proposing special sessions.

Submission web site: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?
conf=icegic2009

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Important Dates:
(extended deadlines)
Paper Submission Deadline: 30 April 2009
Notifications of Acceptance: 15 June 2009
Proposals for Special Sessions: 30 April 2009
Proposals for Tutorials: 30 April 2009

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Venue:
The ICE-GIC 09 conference will be held in central London, in Imperial
Colleges South Kensington Conference Centre which is situated adjacent to
landmarks such as the Royal Albert Hall , the Science Museum, Natural History
Museum, Victoria & Albert Museums, and Hyde Park.

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Bursaries:
Microsoft Research has offered funding to support the attendance of PhD
students at the conference. This will be available as bursaries in the
following form:

We will offer free registration to 3 PhD students so that they may attend the
Games Innovation 2009 Conference in London. The students will meet their
own travel, accommodation and any other costs. It is expected that the
awards will be to students presenting papers and it is a condition of the
award that papers are submitted by the conference deadline.

Applications should be made by the conference deadline for submission of
papers with the following information:

*Student Name and institution/ email contact
*A 200 word account of your research
*A 200 word statement from your supervisor as to the value of the conference
to you
*Your paper in the form described on the Paper Submissions link.

Late applications will be disqualified; no single institution may have more
than two awards.

Applicants should register their papers in the normal way but additionally
should email the 200 word statements along with their name, contact details,
title of paper & abstract to jennyc@dmu.ac.uk

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Steering Committee:

Conference Founding Chair:
Samad Ahmadi

IEEE CE Society Executive members:
Larry Zhang
William Lumpkins

Program Chairs:
Simon Lucas
Steven Gustafson

Subject Chairs:
Simon Colton
Donna Djordjevich
Jeremy Gow
Dylan Menzies
Daniel Ramirez
Martin Rieser
Ian Sexton
Hongji Yang

Industry Liaison Chairs:
Stephen Dukes
William Lumpkin

Publicity Chair:
Jenny Carter

Competitions Chair:
TBA

Treasurer:
Scott Linfoot

Tutorials Chairs:
Robert John

Special Sessions Chair:
Martin Rieser

Program Committee:
TBA

International Advisory Board:
TBA