The ACM SIGCHI Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play (CHI PLAY)


Conference Chairs


Paul Cairns, University of York, UK


Anna Cox, University College London, UK



Technical Program Chairs


Regina Bernhaupt, IRIT, France


Lennart Nacke, University of Waterloo, Canada



Papers Chairs


Daniel Johnson, Queensland University of Technology, Australia


Regan Mandryk, University of Saskatchewan, Canada



Works-In-Progress Chairs

Conor Linehan2

Conor Linehan, University of Lincoln, UK


Peta Wyeth, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Student Game Design Competition Chairs

CharleneCharlene Jennett, University College London


Shaun Lawson, University of Lincoln, UK



Industry Chairs

Anders Drachen2

Anders Drachen,

Jeremy Gow

Jeremy Gow, Goldsmiths  College University of London, UK



Workshops, Course, Tutorials Chairs


Zach Toups, New Mexico State University, USA

Guenter Wallner2

Guenter Wallner, University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria



Doctoral Consortium Chairs


Mike Christel, Carnegie Mellon University, USA


Florian “Floyd” Mueller, RMIT University, Australia



Proceedings Chairs


Nicholas Graham, Queen’s University, Canada



Publicity & Social Media Chairs

Jo Maltby, University of York, UK


Emmanuel Tsekleves, University of Lancaster, UK



Student Volunteer Chair


Josh Andres, IBM Research, Australia


Emily Collins, Serious Games Institute, Coventry, UK



Local Arrangements Chairs

Jo Iacovides

Jo Iacovides, University College London, UK

PejmanPejman Mirza-Babei, Execution Labs & UOIT, Canada



PLAY Chairs

Frank Lee2

Frank Lee

gavin wood2

Gavin Wood



Web Team


Emily Collins, Serious Games Institute, Coventry, UK


Dennis Kappen, 3D Ideation, Toronto, Canada


Henk-Jan de Groot, Christelijke Hogeschool Windesheim, The Netherlands


Program Committee

Tiffany Barnes, NC State University, USA

Scott Bateman, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada

Nadia Bianchi-Berthouze, University College London, UK

Max Birk, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Ross Brown, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Staffan Björk, Gothenburg University, Sweden

Ross Brown, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Alessandro Canossa, Northeastern University, USA

Anders Drachen, Northeastern University, USA

Chris Ferguson, Stetson University, USA

Kathrin Gerling, University of Lincoln, UK

Luc Geurts, KU Leuven, Belgium

Perttu Hämäläinen, Aalto University, Finland

Jo Iacovides, University College London, UK

Rilla Khaled, University of Malta, Malta

Ben Kirman, University of Lincoln, UK

Jonna Koivisto, University of Tampere, Finland

Edith Law, University of Waterloo, Canada

Rainer Malaka, University of Bremen, Germany

Joe Marshall, University of Nottingham, UK

Pejman Mirza-Babaei, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

Florian “Floyd” Mueller, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia

Janet Read, University Central Lancashire, UK

Mark Riedl, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Ben Schouten, TU Amsterdam, Netherlands

Magy Seif El-Nasr, Northeastern University, USA

Jan Smeddinck, University of Bremen, Germany

Zachary Toups, New Mexico State University, USA

Vero Van den Abeele, KU Leuven, Belgium

James Wallace, University of Waterloo, Canada 

Upcoming Deadlines

April 8, 2015, 5PM (PT) Full Papers and Notes

May 25 2015, 5:00pm (PT) Reviews sent to authors (full papers and notes)

May 29 2015, 5:00pm (PT ) Rebuttals due in PCS (full papers and notes)

June 12 2015 Final Decisions released to authors (full papers and notes)

June 26, 2015, 5PM (PT) Student Game Design Competition, Courses, Panels, Works in Progress, Doctoral Consorium, Come Out and CHI Play,

July 10 2015 Camera-ready submission of full papers and notes

July 31 2015 Decision on doctoral consortium, works-in-progress, student competition, workshops, courses and panels, Come Out and CHI PLAY

August 7 2015 Camera-ready submission of the doctoral consortium papers, works-in-progress, student competition, workshops, courses and panels

September 4 2015 Deadline for industry track proposals