Organizers

General Chairs

gc@chiplay.acm.org

  • Victoria McArthur
  • Carlton University, Canada
  • Pejman Mirza-Babaei
  • Ontario Tech University, Canada
Technical Program Chairs

tpc@chiplay.acm.org

  • Vero Vanden Abeele
  • KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Max Birk
  • Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Assistant to the General Chairs

gc@chiplay.acm.org

  • Samantha Stahlke
  • Ontario Tech University, Canada
  • Nour Halabi
  • Ontario Tech University, Canada
Paper Chairs

papers@chiplay.acm.org

  • Kathrin Gerling
  • KU Leuven, Belgium
Günter Wallner
  • Günter Wallner
  • Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
SC Liaison

gc@chiplay.acm.org

  • Z O. Toups
  • New Mexico State University, United States
Work-In-Progress Chairs

wip@chiplay.acm.org

  • Simone Kriglstein
  • AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
  • Katharina Emmerich
  • University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Doctoral Consortium

doctoral@chiplay.acm.org

  • Nicholas Graham
  • Queen’s University, Canada
  • Jessica Hammer
  • Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Masterclass

masterclass@chiplay.acm.org

  • Elisa Mekler
  • Aalto University, Finland
  • Scott Bateman
  • University of New Brunswick, Canada
Student Game Design Competition Chairs

sgdc@chiplay.acm.org

  • Romana Ramzan
  • Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
  • James Robb
  • Ontario Tech University, Canada
  • Erik Harpstead
  • Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Social Media Chairs

socialmedia@chiplay.acm.org

  • Rina Wehbe
  • University of Waterloo, Canada
Interactivity and Play Chairs

interactivity@chiplay.acm.org

  • Michael Lankes
  • University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Austria
  • Kieran Hicks
  • University of Lincoln, UK
Student Volunteer Chairs

svchair@chiplay.acm.org

  • Melissa Rogerson
  • University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Elizabeth Bonsignore
  • University of Maryland, USA
Design Chairs

design@chiplay.acm.org

  • Tommy Nilsson
  • University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Elena Petrovskaya
  • Mary University of London, United Kingdom
Inclusion and Accessibility Chairs

accessibility@chiplay.acm.org

  • Cale Passmore
  • University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Cayley MacArthur
  • University of Waterloo, Canada
Industry and Sponsor Chairs

sponsors@chiplay.acm.org

TBC

Local Arrangement Chairs

local@chiplay.acm.org

TBC

Rapid Communication Chairs

rc@chiplay.acm.org

  • Stéphanie Bouchard
  • Stockholm Syndrome.AI, Canada
  • Loutfouz Zaman
  • Ontario Tech University, Canada
  • Sofi Lamont-Cardinal
  • Stockholm Syndrome.AI, Canada
TAPS Migration

taps@chiplay.acm.org

  • Karsten Gielis
  • KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Max Birk
  • Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
  • Vero Vanden Abeele
  • KU Leuven, Belgium
Web Chairs

web@chiplay.acm.org

  • Colby Johanson
  • University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Olena Pastushenko
  • Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
  • George Raptis
  • University of Patras, Greece
Associate Chairs
  • Timothy Merritt – Aalborg University
  • Elisa Mekler – Aalto University
  • Dennis Reidsma – University of Twente
  • Melissa Rogerson – The University of Melbourne
  • Valentin Schwind – University of Stuttgart
  • Yoram Chisik – Independent
  • Rainer Malaka – University of Bremen
  • Christos Mousas – Purdue University
  • Alex Mitchell – National University of Singapore
  • Guo Freeman – Clemson University
  • Gustavo Tondello – University of Waterloo
  • Licinio Roque – University of Coimbra
  • Richard Wetzel – Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts 
  • Casper Harteveld – Northeastern University
  • Erik Harpstead – Carnegie Mellon University
  • Maximus Kaos – Aalto University
  • Julian Frommel – University of Saskatchewan
  • Ross Brown – Queensland University of Technology
  • Penny Sweetser – Australian National University
  • Andrés Lucero – Aalto University
  • Florian Daiber – DFKI, Saarland Informatics Campus
  • Katja Rogers – Ulm University
  • Jussi Holopainen – University of Lincoln
  • Jessica Hammer – Carnegie Mellon University
  • Katta Spiel – KU Leuven
  • Alena Denisova – City University of London
  • Martin Flintham – The University of Nottingham
  • Anna Lisa Martin-Niedecken – Zurich University of the Arts
  • Sultan Alharthi – New Mexico State University
  • Bernhard Maurer – University of Salzburg
  • T.C. Nicholas Graham – Queen’s University
  • Oğuz ‘Oz’ Buruk – Tampere University
  • Amon Rapp – University of Torino
  • James Wallace – University of Waterloo
  • Effie Law – University of Leicester
Work-in-progress Associate Chairs
  • Paula Alavesa – University of Oulu
  • Maximilian Altmeyer – German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
  • Fabrizio Balducci – University of Bari 
  • Jason Bowey – University of Saskatchewan
  • Jinghui Cheng – Polytechnique Montreal
  • Christian Guckelsberger – Queen Mary University London
  • Colby Johanson – University of Saskatchewan
  • Fares Kayali – University of Vienna
  • Byungjoo Lee – KAIST
  • Zhuying Li – RMIT
  • Cayley MacArthur – University of Waterloo
  • Annapaola Marconi – Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK)
  • Tommy Nilsson – University of Nottingham
  • Konstantinos Papangelis – Rochester Institute of Technology
  • George Raptis – University of Patras
  • Jessica Rivera-Villicana – Deakin University
  • Christian Roth – HKU
  • Fotios Spyridonis – University of Greenwich
  • Benjamin Tag – University of Melbourne
  • Alexandra To – Carnegie Mellon
  • Annika Waern – Uppsala University
  • Helen Wauck –University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
CHI PLAY Steering Committee
  1. Daniel Johnson, SC Chair (until 2020)
  2. Z Toups, SC Vice-Chair (until 2020)
  3. Ben Schouten, External Relations Director (until 2020)
  4. Lennart Nacke, Web Director (until 2020)
  5. Anna Cox, Documentation Director, (until 2020)
  6. Regan Mandryk, Member-at-large (until 2019)
  7. Vero Vanden Abeele, Member-at-large (until 2021)
  8. Perttu Hämäläinen, Member-at-large (until 2021)
  9. Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller, Member-at-large (until 2021)
  10. Jo Iacovides, Member-at-large

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