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2nd European Conference on Games Based Learning
The Hotel Silken Diagonal Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
16-17 October 2008

Logo of the The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, the host institute

Conference Co-Chairs:    Jordi Sánchez Navarro and Daniel Aranda, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

Programme Co-Chairs:    Thomas Connolly and Mark Stansfield, University of the West of Scotland, UK

Keynote Speakers:          Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen, IT-University of Copenhagen, Denmark, “Beyond Edutainment: The educational potential of computer games”

                                       Ben Sawyer, Co-Founder, Digitalmill, Portland, Maine, USA, title to be confirmed

Who was there?
We have received several requests to make available the author pictures that were posted up at the Conference Registration desk, We hope this, along with the participant lists in your conference pack, will help facilitate your personal networking efforts.

Keynote presentations
Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen and Ben Sawyer, the keynote speakers at the conference, have made their presentations available for download. These are very large files and may take some time to download depending on the speed of your internet connection, please be patient.

Simon’s presentation

Ben’s presentation


Conference Status

The conference is now closed. ECGBL 2009 will be in Graz, Austria on 12-13 October. Find out more here. To receive notifications about ECGBL conferences, please email Mandy Limbrick-Butler.

Publication opportunity

Papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Electronic Journal of e-Learning. The latest issue of the journal, Volume 6, Issue 2, is available to read online.

Purchase previous conference proceedings. The proceedings for this conference are listed in the Index to Scientific and Technical Proceedings (ISTP/ISI Proceedings), the Index to Social Sciences & Humanities Proceedings (ISSHP) and the Index to Social Sciences & Humanities Proceedings (ISSHP/ISI Proceedings).

Jordi Sánchez Navarro

Daniel Aranda

Thomas Connolly

Mark Stansfield

Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen

Ben Sawyer

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