Professor Nasser Sherkat, Acting Dean, School of Science and Technology introduces the Interactive Technologies And Games Conference.

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Professor Nasser Sherkat, Acting Dean, School of Science and Technology introduces the Interactive Technologies And Games Conference.

  1. 1. Interactive Technologies and Games:Education, Health and Disability 2012 Professor Nasser Sherkat
  2. 2. Conference Aims• The aim of the conference is to bring together academics and practitioners working with interactive technologies to explore and innovate within the areas of Education, Health and Disability.• We have a particular focus on the use of gaming hardware and software to implement accessible solutions, interaction design using new input/output devices and the increasing impact of ubiquitous computing on our everyday well being.
  3. 3. Attendees• ITAG is now in it’s fifth year, and is linked with GameCity7 our annual Computer Games Festival. You are also invited to the GAMECITY7 events• Around 100 delegates are attending ITAG 12 on each day.• From countries including UK and NI, Ireland, Belgium, Cyprus, Lithuania, Romania, and Greece.• All delegates are invited to the GameCity7 reception in the Market Square when the ITAG exhibition finishes at 6.30pm on Tuesday 23rd.
  4. 4. ITAG Proceedings• Previous ITAG 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 proceedings are archived on our conference website @ http://itag.gamecity.org/• This year the best papers will be published in the International Journal of Games Based Learning.
  5. 5. Prizes• Best Paper Award: £250• Best Student Paper award: £250• Best Student Poster: £150.• Session chairs will feedback information on the quality of papers in each session to inform this choice and the choice of papers forwarded to the journal special issue.

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