Year: 2014

Conference venue Rica Nidelven Hotel has changed name to Scandic Nidelven Hotel

The hotel and venue where emtacl15 will be held is still the same as with previous emtacl conferences, the only difference is the change of name from Rica Nidelven Hotel to Scandic Nidelven Hotel.

Thanks for all submitted abstracts/papers…

Thanks to all of you submitting an abstract/paper. Now it’s time for the emtacl15 IPC to read the abstracts and accept or reject. The 15th of December we will hopefully have our list of accepted contributions and be almost ready to present a first glimpse of something looking like a programme for the conference.

So things are happening….

Abstract submission deadline extended


Details/instructions about submission take a look at






Call for papers is now open


Call for papers is now open

Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 November 2014

Even more keynotes confirmed today

Johanna Frelin

Johanna is CEO at Hyper Island since the beginning of 2011. Previously she has spent many years at the Swedish public service television company SVT in several leading positions, the most recent one being Director of Program Production. Johanna has vast experience of Leadership in Change and Organizational Development. In 2013 Johanna was awarded the price “CEO of the Year” by and Executive People.

Yet another keynote confirmed

Andrew Prescott is Professor of Digital Humanities at King’s College London and ‘Theme Leader Fellow’ for the Arts and Humanities Research Council in the United Kingdom on its ‘Digital Transformations’ theme. Andrew trained as a medieval historian, researching the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381. From 1979-2000, he was a Curator of Manuscripts in the British Library. He has subsequently worked in a number of digital humanities units and libraries at the University of Sheffield, University of Wales Trinity St David and University of Glasgow. He was the British Library co-ordinator for the ‘Electronic Beowulf’ project edited by Professor Kevin S Kiernan and has published a number of books and articles on the history of manuscripts, archives and libraries.


Another keynote confirmed

Alf Inge Wang is a professor in Game Technology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim Norway, where he teaches programming, software architecture and game development. His main research interests are game-based learning, game technology, software engineering and software architecture, and he has over 80 international peer-reviewed publications in journals, proceedings and books. Further, Wang is the inventor and co-founder of the game-based classroom response system Kahoot!, which he won the Norwegian Technological Achievement of the year 2014 for. Professor Wang is also the chairman of Norway’s largest network of game developers.

Professor in Game Technology, NTNU (
Co-founder/Inventor/Researcher Kahoot! (
Chairman of JoinGame (