During the Vaasa Game Days event on November 27 at the University of Vaasa, there will be organized Vaasa Game Days -seminar  on the topic "Games and Well-being: Friends and Foes?"

There will be presented examples of joint projects between universities and companies utilizing gamification. There will also be a panel discussion on the topic of joint research projects using gamification and arranging funding for them. The event is free of charge. Please register at the latest on Monday November 25 by noon. Registration

Vaasa Game Days 27.11.2019
Vaasan yliopisto, Fabriikki 3krs, F362A
13:00 – 15:40

Games and Well-Being: Friends or Foes

Session 1: Examples of collaborative projects

13:00 – 14:20

Panu Kalmi (University of Vaasa): Opening of the seminar

Panu Kalmi (University of Vaasa): Gamified solutions to energy efficiency and circular economy problems: PEEK project

Henna Syrjälä (University of Vaasa): Connecting games and healthy consumption: Examples from Co-creative snacks -project

Mari Huuhka (Gambit Group): Gamification and Health

Break (coffee and cake served)

14:20 – 14:40

Session 2: Games, research and entrepreneurship: perspectives for future collaboration: panel discussion

14:40 – 15:40

Panel discussion lead: Mari K. Niemi (Innolab, University of Vaasa)

Panel discussants:

Kim Kupiainen, Kajak Games

Vilma Lehtinen, Academy of Finland

Jussi Loukiainen, Platonic Partnership

Mari Pohjanniemi-Kivi, Vaasan Yrittäjät

Kimmo Rautanen, Åbo Akademi

Register for the Event: https://bit.ly/2Noq0Fg . The event is free of charge, but registration is recommended for the purpose of catering service

The event can also followed online live and later on recording. The address for following the presentation live-streamed is https://uwasa.zoom.us/j/745957766 . No pre-registration is required for the live-streaming.

You are warmly welcome!