Organizers

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Marc Busch and Elke Mattheiss are working at the business unit Technology Experience within the Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, which is Austria’s largest independent research organization. They have a broad experience in research and development of serious games and in personalization of interactive systems. Currently they are involved in the projects GEMPLAY and Bike’N’Play.

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Rita Orji is a Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University, Canada and Visiting Senior Lecturer at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria with research expertise in personalization for serious and persuasive games.

Andrzej Marczewski is a gamification consultant, designer, speaker, author, thought leader and creator of the Gamified.uk blog. He is currently working at Capgemini UK as a solution designer and gamification expert.

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Wolfgang Hochleitner and Michael Lankes work at the Playful Interactive Environments (PIE) lab that is part of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. Their area of expertise ranges from game design, ludic interaction techniques to game development.

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Lennart E. Nacke is an Associate Professor focused on digital experiences at the University of Waterloo. He chaired CHI PLAY 2014 and Gamification 2013.

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Manfred Tscheligi is Professor of Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Salzburg and Head of the Business Unit Technology Experience at AIT. He has been working in the area of Interactive Systems, Human Computer Interaction, Usability Engineering, User Interface Design and User Experience Research for more than 20 years. He is pioneer in establishing this field in Austria, author of several publications and distinguished speaker at conferences.

Scientific Program Committee:
Christina Hochleitner
Michaela Reisinger
Beatrix Zechmann
Lesley Fosh
Sebastian Egger
Wolfgang Hochleitner
David Sellitsch
Angeliki Angeletou
Kathrin Röderer
Marc Busch
Valentin Gattol
Effie Law
Jonas Geuens
Lisa Diamond
Stephanie Schwarz
Lennart Nacke
Gustavo Tondello