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Expert Workshop on Digital Games for Empowerment and Inclusion

23-24 January 2012 (Seville, Spain)

The workshop brought together a range of experts to build a common understanding of opportunities and challenges in Digital Games for Empowerment and Inclusion as part of the exploratory policy research led by JRC-IPTS in collaboration with the Directorate General for Information Society and Media (INFSO/H3). The basis of the activities at the workshop was preliminary findings of the report on the 'Analysis of the State of Play'.

The aim of the workshop was to discuss lessons learned, key drivers, opportunities and limitations of different approaches, practice and policy initiatives already in place, as well as to define the main issues to be addressed taking stock of existing knowledge and results from the field.

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Workshop presentations:

Introduction to the workshop and presentations by IPTS and IBBT on the Digital Games for Empowerment and Inclusion (DGEI) project:

  • Introduction - Yves Punie, Information Society Unit, EC-JRC-IPTS

Experts presentations on case studies on digital games:

  • Digital Games of World of Stars: main objectives & overview - Dirección General de Planificación e Innovación Sanitaria, Consejería de Salud, Junta de Andalucia (Spain)
  • The Girl Game Workshop - Rilla Khaled, Center for Computer Games Research - IT University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Framing Serious Gaming - Dr. Igor Mayer, Faculty Technology, Policy and Management (TPM) - Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands)



James Stewart, James.Stewart(at)

Gianluca Misuraca, Gianluca.Misuraca(at)

Clara Centeno, Clara.Centeno(at)