Conference Chair

Akinori Nakamura, Ritsumeikan University (Japan)

Program Chairs

Hanna Wirman, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)

Masakazu Furuichi, Nihon University (Japan)

Torill Mortensen, IT University of Copenhagen (Denmark)

Organizing Committee

William Huber (DiGRA President)

Keiji Amano, Seijoh University (Japan)

Masahito Fujihara, Senshu University (Japan)

Megumi Aibara, Nihon University (Japan)

Track Chairs

      1. Games spectatorship:
        • Emma Witkowski, RMIT University (Australia)
      2. Games business:
        • Olli Sotamaa, Tampere University (Finland)
        • Yuhsuke Koyama, Shibaura Institute of Technology (Japan)
      3. Philosophy and critique:
        • Sebastian Möring, University of Potsdam (Germany)
        • Akito Inoue, Ritsumeikan University (Japan)
      4. IP, law and games:
        • Casey O’Donnel, Michigan State University (USA)
        • Masaharu Miyawaki, Ritsumeikan University (Japan)
      5. Making sense of play and players:
        • Seth Giddings, University of Southampton (UK)
        • Nobushige Kobayashi, Tohoku Gakuin University (Japan)
      6. Computer games and artistic expression:
        • Olli Leino, City University of Hong Kong  (Hong Kong)
      7. Serious games:
        • Toru Fujimoto,The University of Tokyo (Japan)
        • Gareth Schott, University of Waikato (New Zealand)
      8. Doing games research:
        • Mia Consalvo, Concordia University (Canada)

Assistants to to the Program Committee

Joleen Blom, IT University of Copenhagen (Denmark)

Rhys Jones, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)

Local Organizing Committee

Akito Inoue, Takashi Obana, Hitomi Mohri,

Jiang Yehang, Jiao Yan, Kazufumi Fukuda,

Koichi Hosoi, Liang Yuxi, Muneyuki Takahashi,

Shu Mukae, Shuji Watanabe, Shin Juhyung

DiGRA Japan Chapter Research Committee