GOWELL 2016 is accepting papers!

GOWELL 2016 blog

The 1st EAI International Conference on Games fOr WELL-being (GOWELL 2016) will take place in Budapest, Hungary on June 14th-16th, 2016. It will be co-located with eHealth360 Summit.

In recent years, applied gaming approaces, gamification techniques, game-related technologies and devices for health and wellbeing management and recovery increased their relevance. The EAI Games fOr WELL-being conference has been created to present the latest emerging applications for improving the quality of everybody’s personal experience and promoting adaptive behaviors and positive functioning.

GOWELL invites presentations about the use of Virtual Reality, Augmented and Mixed Reality, Virtual Environments, Games for Health, Applied Games, Mobile Health and other emerging applications. Autors are encouraged to cover the following topics of interest:

  • Applied Games for health awareness and/or improvement;
  • Game applications for better lifestyle or well-being;
  • Game design techniques and solutions for healthcare environments;
  • Games’ devices/technology applied to medical treatments or prevention;
  • Gamification of healthcare processes;
  • Well-being interventions including affective strategies supported by technologies;
  • Information technologies to support patient’s engagement in healthcare;
  • Positive Gaming;
  • Stress management and new technologies;
  • Integrating technologies to support student’s engagement in learning process;
  • Technologies enhancing Social Well-being;
  • Technology for active aging and healthy living;
  • Integrating technology in self-help interventions.

Important dates:

Paper submission deadline: February 14th, 2016

Acceptance Notification: March 31st, 2016

Camera-ready deadline: April 29th, 2016

Find more details on the conference website.

Editorial Staff

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