Serious Games Conference 2015 Overview

The programme posted below is tentative and may be subjected to changes.

Please check this page regularly for updates.

(Last updated: 15 July 2015)

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 | Pre-conference Game Jam

11 August 2015 (Tuesday)
0930- 17001st NHG-SGA Game Jam
Presentation by competing teams
Winners will be announced at the Opening Ceremony of Serious Games Conference 2015 on 12 August 2015.

>> More information on 1st NHG-SGA Game Jam

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 | Game Science & its Application

Day 0112 August 2015 (Wednesday)Game Science and its Application
TimePresentation TrackWorkshop Track
(2-Day Workshop)
Game Session Track
0900 - 0930Opening Ceremony
0930 - 1030Plenary Session I
Mr Peter Ho
Senior Fellow
Civil Service College, Singapore
1030 - 1100Tea Break
1100 - 1230 >> SGC Session I-A-I

Hwee Ling Yen
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
(A) Enabling the Disabled – The Role of Serious Gaming

Prajod Preethi
National University Hospital
(B) Dental Games for Learning Science: Novel Conceptual Framework

Jungmin Kwon
Seoul National University of Education
(C) Job-Training Game Increases Job-Related Knowledge As Well As Actual Performance of Persons with Developmental Disabilities

>> Workshop

Angela U. Ramnarine-Rieks
Syracuse University, USA
A Model for Learning through Game Design
>> Game Session 1-1

Zombie Tooth
Playware Studio Asia (Singapore)
1230 - 1330Lunch
1330 - 1500>> SGC Session I-A-2

Lee Hsieh
Neurosky Taiwan
(A) Explore Your Brainwaves and Unlock Infinite Possibilities

Kamran Khowaja & Siti Salwah Salim
University of Malaya
(B) Serious Games for the Vocabulary Acquisition of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

David Hobbs
Flinders University
(C) The Design and Development of a Serious Gaming System for the Rehabilitation of Hand Impairment

>>Game Session 1-2

Organised by Knolskape
1500 - 1530Tea Break
1530 - 1730>> SGC Session I-A-3

June Bay & Oh Chee Kiat
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital & Institute of Technical Education College East
(A) Sounds Made Easy: Phonological Awareness

Yin Leng Theng
Nanyang Technological University
(B) Virtual Exercise Therapist System (Vets) For Workplace Exercise, Well-Being and Wellness

David Wortley
Gamification and Enabling Technologies Strategic Solutions
(C) Gamification and Wearable Technologies in Healthcare

Frankie Tam
Fifth Wisdom
(D) Computer Science for Everyone!

1800 - 2000Welcome Dinner
(All delegates are welcomed!)
2000Complimentary Buses Departure(from conference venue to BIG Hotel)

Thursday, 13 August 2015 | Motivation (Gamification) & Behavioral Science

Day 0213 August 2015 (Thursday)Motivation (Gamification) & Behavioral Science
0930 - 1015Plenary Lecture II
Scott Nicholson
Professor, Game Design & Development
Director, Brantford Games Network & BGNLab Wilfrid Laurier University
Participatory Game Design (Via Skype)
1015 - 1100Plenary Lecture III
David Gibson
Director Learning Engagement
Curtin University, Australia
Harnessing Big Data from Serious Games
1100 - 1130Tea Break
Parallel TracksPresentation TrackWorkshop Track
1130 - 1300 >> SGC Session 2-A-1

Peter Moey
SingHealth Polyclinics – Pasir Ris
(A)Why Would a Doctor wanna create a Game App?

Siew Geok Lim
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
(B) Using Games to Engage Learners in Nursing Education

Meiyen Chen
Chang Gung University of Science and Technology
(C) Create the Smart Home and Community through the Health Promotion Programs with Technology

>> Workshop Session

A Model for Learning through Game Design Workshop
1300 - 1400Lunch
1400 - 1530 >> SGC Session 2-A-2

Jillian Boon
Institute of Mental Health
(A) REGNATALES: Increasing Access, Reducing Anger

Jerome Christian Ng Zhilong
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
(B) Serious Games vs Gamification: For Physical Rehabilitation and Fitness

Nagaendran Kandiah
National Neuroscience Institute
(C) 3D Interactive Digital Media for Cognitive Evaluation and Rehabilitation

1530 - 1600Tea Break
1530 - 1700Special Plenary Session(with iCREATe & ICORR 2015)
1800 - 2000Banquet Dinner
(Invited guest only)
2000Complimentary Buses Departure(from conference venue to BIG Hotel)

Friday, 14 August 2015 | Game Technologies and its Deployment

Day 03 14 August 2015 (Friday)Game Technologies and its Deployment
0930 - 1015Plenary Lecture IV
Albert Liau
Associate Professor
Nanayang Technological University, Singapore
iZ HERO Challenge – Digital Leadership Initiative
1015 - 1100Plenary Lecture V
Noraini Binti Idris
Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia
Serious Games Research and Innovation Roadmap in Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (Malaysia)
1100 - 1115Tea Break
Parallel TracksPresentation TrackGame Session Track
1115 - 1245 >> SGC Session 3-A-1

Rajiv Jayaraman
(A) 8 Reasons Why Experiential Learning Is the Future of Learning

Pradorn Sureephong
Chiangmai University
(B) Can Game Elements Setting of Gamification Improve the Performance Effects?

James Chia
(C) Wanted! Game Hero. Reward: 2000 XP

>> Game Session 3-1

MAIN Learn Lab Games
by Kummara Studio (Indonesia)
1245 - 1330Lunch
1330 - 1500 >> SGC Session 3-A-2

Niña Ana Marie Jocelyn Alindogan Sales
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde
Game Developers Association of the Philippines
(A) Gamification of Advertising and Promotion: Taking Advantage of AdverGaming [an in-depth look at InGame Advertising, Adver | Branded Games, and the New Media]

Eko Nugroho
Kummara Studio
(B) Meaningful, Authentic, and Interactive Learning Approach for Corporate Learning

Eric Deleglise
Veldis Experience
(C)Serious Games for Management Learning

>> Game Session 3-2

Geography Education through Game-based Pedagogy
by Catholic High School (Singapore)
1500 - 1530Tea Break
1530 - 1700 >> SGC Session 3-A-3

Swapna Dayanandan & Srividya Maliwal
Civil Service College Singapore & Playware Studios Asia
(A) Use of Games and Simulations for Adult Learning/Training

Sara Mabelis
(B) Simulating Solutions for Today’s Banking Industry

Brenton Burchmore
(C) Applying Game Based Learning

1730Complimentary Buses Departure(from conference venue to BIG Hotel)