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Women in Games 2005 Conference

University of Abertay Dundee

Location: University of Abertay Dundee
Date: 8th, 9th and 10th August 2005

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

Ernest Adams: Independent games designer, teacher, founder of IGDA, author, UK

Melissa Federoff: Microsoft Games Usability Engineer, US

Constance Steinkuehler: MMORPG researcher and game columnist, Wisonsin-Madison, US

Aphra Kerr: Game researcher, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland

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Click here to download the conference booking form in Adobe Acrobat format:
Booking Form .pdf (46K) or in MS Word format: Booking Form .doc (30K)

Press Coverage

The conference has already attracted considerable press interest including:

o  Radio Five Live - Interview 1: 9/05/05 Interview 2: Recorded 1/07/05
o  BBC Radio Scotland Good Morning Scotland Interview - 18/05/05
o  BBC Click-Online - http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsa/n5ctrl/progs/05/click_online/16jun.ram
   Item approximately 7 minutes into the video.
o  BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4634519.stm
o  Guardian Online - http://www.guardian.co.uk/online/story/0,3605,1511985,00.html
o  IT Week - Article 21/06/05

Conference Venues

We are pleased to confirm the conference will be hosted in 3 of Dundee’s newest venues:


The brand new Hannah Maclure Student Centre at the University of Abertay, Dundee will host the main conference.

Networking Event

The networking event (read party), sponsored by Visual Science, will take place on Monday 8th in Visions, Seabraes, Dundee.

Conference Dinner and Hotel

The conference dinner will take place in the Apex Hotel, Dundee on Tuesday 9th. The keynote speakers will be accommodated in the Apex.

Email Women in Games 2005 enquiries to enquiries@womeningames.com.

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Includes access to Edinburgh Interactive (trade conference), Go Play Games and all Game Screenings.