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Women in Games Conference : Call for Papers and Participation

Women in Games Conference: Call for Papers and Participation

Date: 31 May 2008
Venue: University of Warwick, UK
Website: www.womeningames.com

The Women In Games conference encourages research and seeks to promote careers for women within the games industry. If games are to become a true sibling medium to music and cinema, the industry needs greater balance in its audience and its workforce. The Women In Games conference takes place from 10-12th September 2008 and welcomes participants from both industry and academia, providing a forum for presentation and discussion of issues relating to all aspects of women's involvement in games, including game development, game playing and women as portrayed within games.

Although this conference is concerned with women and games please note that men are also very welcome to participate! The industry needs a meaningful dialogue between the sexes as it moves forward.

Further details of the conference and this year's themes are available at the conference website: www.womeningames.com

You are invited to participate in the conference in the following ways:
* Attending the conference
* Speaking or presenting a panel - see below
* Exploring options within your organisation for sponsoring the conference

Presenting at the conference:
We welcome proposals for presentations, panels, posters and workshops from both industrial and academic participants. The main conference themes are detailed on the website and submissions related to these and other relevant issues are invited.

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31st May 2008