Keynote

Santeri Koivisto

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Santeri Koivisto (M.Ed.) is a 3rd / 4th round entrepreneur focusing…

Lars Konzack

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Lars Konzack (b. 1969) is associate professor in information…

Mark Griffiths

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Dr. Mark Griffiths is a Chartered Psychologist and Distinguished…

Hannah Marston

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Biography Dr Hannah R. Marston is a research fellow in…

Panel Speakers

Kursat Cagiltay

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Prof. Dr. Kursat Cagiltay is Professor of the Department of Instructional…

Ergin Şafak Dikmen

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Bilkent Üniversitesi İletişim ve Tasarım Bölümü’nden…

Türkan Karakuş Yılmaz

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Yrd .Doç. Dr. Türkan Karakuş Yılmaz, Atatürk Üniversitesi…

Haşmet Gürçay

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Haşmet Gürçay Ankara Üniversitesi Matematik Bölümü 1983…

Metehan Irak

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Metehan Irak, PhD, holds full professor position at Bahcesehir…

Yusuf Levent Şahin

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Yusuf Levent Şahin completed his undergraduate studies in…

Mukaddes Erdem

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Prof. Dr. Mukaddes ERDEM; Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Eğitim Fakültesi,…

Elif Sürer

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Elif Sürer received her Ph.D in Bioengineering in 2011 from…

Ferhan Odabasi

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Prof. H. Ferhan Odabasi is a faculty member of Department of…

Yavuz Samur

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Dr. Samur, graduated from Instructional Design and Technology,…

Aytürk Keleş

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Yrd. Doç. Dr. Aytürk KELEŞ, yüksek lisans ve doktorasını…

Digital games and education

  • Game based-learning
  • Digital media literacy and digital game
  • Educational technologies and digital game
  • Digital game and children’s culture
  • New approaches and discourses in education field
  • School and digital game –future designs
  • Out of school education and digital game
  • Digital game based-learning for mentally retarded children (autism, dyslexia, dyscalculia)
  • Digital games for physically retarded (deaf and blind) children

Digital games and child development; Positive impacts of digital games on child development

  • Improvement of optic skills through digital games
  • The role of the digital games on motor skills
  • Digital games and improvement of analytic skills
  • The role of the digital games on mental functioning

Negative effects of digital games on child development

  • Children’s safety on online games
  • Game addiction
  • Digital games and academic achievements
  • Digital games and their effects on children’s physical health (obesity, spinal deformation etc.)
  • Social isolation

Digital parenting

  • Digital games and family life
  • Raising parental awareness on digital games
  • Social interaction in digital games

Stereotypes in digital games world

  • Sexism and gender stereotypes in digital games
  • Racial stereotypes in digital games
  • Digital games and virtual characters

International and national legislation and policies in digital game field

  • PEGI
  • NICAM ve Institute of Video Standards
  • Country applications/best practices
  • ESRB Rating (Entertainment Software Rating Board)

Digital game types, players in digital game world, the Internet of Toys

  • Internet of things and digital games/toys
  • Internet of toys
  • Privacy and safety concerns in digital toys
  • Digital games as e-sport

Digital game industry and children games

  • Design process in digital games
  • Script and editing in digital games
  • Future of digital games
  • Digital game economy
  • Digital game technology

E- Sport

  • Career in E-sports
  • E-sports players
  • E-sports games

Supporters