FDG24 Organizers and Committee

General Chairs

Gillian Smith

Gillian Smith

she/they

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Jim Whitehead

Jim Whitehead

he/him

University of California, Santa Cruz

Program Chairs

Ben Samuel

Ben Samuel

he/him

University of New Orleans

Katta Spiel

Katta Spiel

they/them

Vienna Institute of Technology (TU Wien)

Organization Committee

Proceedings Chair

Riemer van Rozen

Riemer van Rozen

he/him

Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)

Doctoral Consortium Chairs

Amy K. Hoover

Amy K. Hoover

she/her

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Christoph Salge

Christoph Salge

he/him

University of Hertfordshire

Industry Chair

Tim Loew

Tim Loew

he/him

MassDigi @ WPI

Workshops Chair

Seth Cooper

Seth Cooper

he/him

Northeastern University

Competitions Chair

Lucas Ferreira

Lucas N. Ferreira

he/him

Universidade Federal de Viçosa

Keynotes Chair

Max Kreminski

Max Kreminski

they/them

Santa Clara University

DEI/Accessibility Chair

Anne Sullivan

Anne Sullivan

she/they

Georgia Institute of Technology

Web Chair

J. Edward Carrotta

J. Edward Carrotta

he/him

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Track Chairs

Technical Game Development

Kendra M.L. Cooper

Kendra M.L. Cooper

Design, Studio Practices, Novelty

Eddie Melcer

Eddie Melcer

he/him

University of California, Santa Cruz

Game Analytics and Visualization

Erica Kleinman

Erica Kleinman

she/her

Northeastern University

Game Artificial Intelligence

Matthew Stephenson

Matthew Stephenson

he/him

Flinders University

Game Criticism and Analysis

Anastasia Salter

Anastasia Salter

they/she

University of Central Florida

Games Beyond Entertainment

Micaela Fonseca

Micaela Fonseca

she/her

Universidade Lusófona

Sarah Schoemann

Sarah Schoemann

she/they

College of Charleston

Games Pedagogy

Joseph C. Osborn

Joseph C. Osborn

he/they

Pomona College

Abstract Only

Sabine Harrer

Sabine Harrer

University of Uppsala

Late-Breaking Short Papers

Sander Bakkes

Sander Bakkes

he/him

Utrecht University

Games and Demos

Mike Treanor

Mike Treanor

he/him

American University

Program Committee

  • Nathan Altice

    Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Alberto Alvarez

    Malmö University

  • Rui Antunes

    Universidade Lusófona

  • Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge

    Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik / University of Bremen

  • Per Backlund

    University of Skövde

  • Sander Bakkes

    Utrecht University

  • J. Timothy Balint

    Battelle Memorial Institute

  • Pippin Barr

    Concordia University

  • Nicolas A. Barriga

    Universidad de Talca

  • Staffan Björk

    University of Gothenburg

  • Krista Bonello Rutter Giappone

    University of Malta

  • Anne-Gwenn Bosser

    École nationale d'ingénieurs de Brest, Lab-STICC

  • Stefan Brückner

    Toyo University

  • Jenny Brusk

    University of Skövde

  • Wei Cai

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

  • Marco-Benoît Carbone

    Brunel University, London

  • Elin Carstensdottir

    University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Stefano Caselli

    University of Malta

  • M Charity

    New York University

  • Yun-Gyung Cheong

    Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

  • Adam Clayden

    University of Suffolk

  • Seth Cooper

    Northeastern University

  • Conceição Costa

    Universidade Lusófona

  • Damon Daylamani-Zad

    Brunel University London

  • Fernando De Mesentier Silva

    New York University, Game Innovation Lab

  • Sofia Dias

    Universidade de Lisboa

  • Alexander Dockhorn

    Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (OvGU Magdeburg)

  • Duarte Duque

    2Ai, Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave

  • Nuno Fachada

    Universidade Lusófona, COPELABS

  • Pedro M. A. Fernandes

    Universidade Lusófona, HEI-Lab

  • Emmanoel Ferreira

    Universidade Federal Fluminense

  • Jose Font

    Malmö University

  • Eva Fotiadi

    Avans University of Applied Sciences

  • Davide Gadia

    University of Milan

  • Raluca Gaina

    Queen Mary University of London

  • Kutub Gandhi

    Northeastern University

  • Manuel Gentile

    National Research Council of Italy

  • Barbara Göbl

    University of Vienna

  • James Goodman

    Queen Mary University of London

  • Jeremy Gow

    Queen Mary University of London

  • Michael Green

    New York University

  • Stefano Gualeni

    Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta

  • Matthew Guzdial

    University of Alberta

  • Jessica Hammer

    Carnegie Mellon University

  • Johnathan Harrington

    Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Brent Harrison

    University of Kentucky

  • Simon Hoermann

    University of Canterbury

  • Jussi Holopainen

    City University of Hong Kong

  • Amy K. Hoover

    New Jersey Institute of Technology

  • Peter Howell

    University of Portsmouth

  • Chu-Hsuan Hsueh

    Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

  • Justyna Janik

    Jagiellonian University in Krakow

  • Nic Junius

    University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Melissa Kagen

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • Daniel Karavolos

    University of Malta

  • Rilla Khaled

    Concordia University

  • Ahmed Khalifa

    University of Malta

  • Max Kreminiski

    Santa Clara University

  • Jonathan Lessard

    Concordia University

  • Antonios Liapis

    Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta

  • Zhiyu Lin

    Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Phil Lopes

    Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta

  • Naemi Luckner

    Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)

  • Tiago Machado

    Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

  • Péter Makai

    Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Universität Duisburg-Essen

  • Sai Siddartha Maram

    Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology

  • Óscar Mealha

    University of Aveiro

  • David Melhart

    Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta

  • Lakshmi Menon

    University of Kerala

  • Radoslaw Miernik

    University of Wrocław

  • Koji Mikami

    Tokyo University of Technology

  • Michal Mochocki

    Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz

  • Marçal Mora-Cantallops

    University of Alcalá

  • Leonel Morgado

    Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) / Universidade Aberta

  • Maxim Mozgovoy

    University of Aizu

  • Lucas N. Ferreira

    Universidade Federal de Viçosa

  • Uttkarsh Narayan

    Northeastern University

  • Victor Navarro-Remesal

    Tecnocampus, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

  • Mark J. Nelson

    American University

  • Renata Ntelia

    Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta

  • Casey O'Donnell

    Michigan State University

  • Constantino Oliva

    University of Malta

  • Jasmine Otto

    University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Aparna Pathak

    Jamia Millia Islamia

  • James Vincent Patten

    Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software

  • Beatriz Pérez Zapata

    Tecnocampus, Pompeu Fabra University

  • Simone Petrosino

    Technische Universität Graz

  • Charlotte Pierce

    Monash University

  • Samuel Poirier-Poulin

    Université de Montréal

  • Mike Preuss

    Universiteit Leiden

  • Florian Richoux

    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tokyo, Japan

  • Zahra Rizvi

    Jamia Millia Islamia

  • Licinio Roque

    University of Coimbra

  • Rebecca Rouse

    University of Skövde

  • Ben Samuel

    University of New Orleans

  • Pedro A. Santos

    Universidade de Lisboa

  • Anna Sapienza

    Technical University of Denmark

  • Anurag Sarkar

    Northeastern University

  • Miguel Sicart

    IT University of Copenhagen

  • David Simkins

    Rochester Institute of Technology

  • Aubrey Simonson

    Northeastern University

  • Adam M. Smith

    University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Gillian Smith

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • Olli Sotamaa

    University of Tampere

  • Carla Sousa

    Universidade Lusófona

  • Katta Spiel

    Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)

  • Matthias Steinbock

    Vienna Institute of Technology

  • Björn Strååt

    Stockholm University

  • Elif Surer

    Middle East Technical University

  • Kosuke Takano

    Kanagawa Institute of Technology

  • Zhaoqing Teng

    University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Mateo Terrasa-Torres

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Ruck Thawonmas

    Ritsumeikan University

  • Mariët Theune

    University of Twente

  • Marcus Toftedahl

    Science Park Skövde, Sweden Game Arena

  • Julian Togelius

    New York University

  • Mike Treanor

    American University

  • Clark Verbrugge

    McGill University

  • Sebastian von Mammen

    Julius-Maximilians University Würzburg

  • Iro Voulgari

    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Early Childhood Education

  • Ioannis Vrellis

    University of Ioannina

  • Krzysztof Walczak

    Poznań University of Economics and Business

  • Guenter Wallner

    Johannes Kepler University Linz

  • Henrik Warpefelt

    Kennesaw State University

  • Thomas Westin

    Stockholm University

  • Jim Whitehead

    Dept. of Computational Media, University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Jennifer R. Whitson

    University of Waterloo

  • Peter Xenopoulos

    New York University

  • Georgios N. Yannakakis

    Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta

  • Nelson Zagalo

    University of Aveiro

  • Loutfouz Zaman

    Ontario Tech University

  • Ran Zhang

    Univeristy of Skövede