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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Participation: International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling ICIDS 2010

*** Registration opens for ICIDS 2010 ***

*** Early registration deadline Sept 7th ***


3rd International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling


01-03 November 2010, Edinburgh, UK

ICIDS is the premier international event on Interactive Digital Storytelling (IDS), showcasing work that seeks to redefine the experience of narrative through interactive simulations of computer-generated story worlds in interactive entertainment, computer games, education, therapy and other interactive digital applications.

You are invited to come to Edinburgh in November and participate in a stimulating programme of papers from leading researchers, with three contrasting invited speakers:

-       Michael Mateas (University of California at San Diego): one of the authors of the interactive narrative Faade and leading researcher in the overlap of intelligent interactive technology and artistic expressiveness

-       Alex Whittaker (We R Interactive, UK): experienced developer of narratively-driven computer games

-       Carl Heath (GR Experiental Learning, Sweden): long-term work in Live Role-Play for education, interactive narrative with non-actors

There will also be a special session for demos and posters

The conference (Nov-1st-3rd) is preceded by a programme of workshops and tutorials:

-       Users and Evaluation of Interactive Storytelling

-       Introduction to Interactive Story Creation

-       Education in Interactive Storytelling

-       Towards a Shared Vocabulary for Interactive Digital Storytelling

-       Interactive Stories for Health Interventions

-       Storytelling Within an Internet of Things

On the evening Sunday October 31st  the festival of Halloween  there will be a special digital text in perfomance event:  Inspace Nobody Can Hear you Scream to be held at the University of Edinburghs unique interactive space


Registration is now open at

**sign up before September 7th for an early registration discount **