JCSG - Joint Conference on Serious Games


From 2010 to 2014, two international conference series addressed the grand challenges of Serious Games: Serious Games Development and Applications (SGDA) and the International Conference on Serious Games (GameDays). In 2015, these conferences merged into JCSG: the Joint Conference on Serious Games. This page serves as portal and provides information related to these conference series.

Next conference

JCSG 2018 - Joint Conference on Serious Games 2018 // November 7-8, 2018, Darmstadt, Germany

Important Dates

May 15 Paper Submission Deadline
June 15 Notification of Acceptance
July 15 Early-bird Registration
July 31 Final Paper Version
Further Info

  • Call for Participation (publication via Springer LNCS)
  • Venue and Travel Information (TU Darmstadt, 25 minutes from Frankfurt airport)
  • Registration (opens June 2018, regular fee: 380, special fees for students)
  • Program (opening, 2 keynotes from academia and industry, talks, panel and demos)

  • JCSG Steering Committee

    Minhua Ma, Manuel Fradinho Oliveira, Stefan Göbel, Josef Wiemeyer, Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge, Tim Marsh

    Past conferences

    JCSG 2017, Springer LNCS 10622JCSG 2017 - 3rd Joint Conference on Serious Games
    November 23-24, 2017, Valencia, Spain
    Springer LNCS 10622
    JCSG 2016, Springer LNCS 9894JCSG 2016 - 2nd Joint Conference on Serious Games
    September 26-27, 2016, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Springer LNCS 9894
    JCSG 2015 proceedings, Springer LNCS 9090JCSG 2015 - 1st Joint Conference on Serious Games
    June 3-4, 2015, Huddersfield, UK
    Springer LNCS 9090
    SGDA 2014 proceedings, Springer LNCS 8778SGDA Conference 2014
    October 9-10, 2014, Berlin, Germany
    Springer LNCS 8778
    SGDA 2013 proceedings, Springer LNCS 8101SGDA Conference 2013
    September 25-27, 2013, Trondheim, Norway
    Springer LNCS 8101
    SGDA 2012 proceedings, Springer LNCS 7528SGDA Conference 2012
    September 26-29, 2012, Bremen, Germany
    Springer LNCS 7528
    SGDA 2011 proceedings, Springer LNCS 6944SGDA Conference 2011
    September 19-20, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal
    Springer LNCS 6944
    SGDA Conference 2010
    Derby, UK
    Entertainment Computing, 2(2), Elsevier
    4th International Conference on Serious Games, GameDays, 2014GameDays Conference 2014
    April 1-5, 2014, Darmstadt, Germany
    Springer LNCS 8395
    7th International Conference on Edutainment, and 3rd International Conference on Serious Games, GameDays, 2012Edutainment and GameDays Conference 2012
    September 18-20, Darmstadt, Germany
    Springer LNCS 7516
    2nd International Conference on Serious Games, GameDays 2011GameDays Conference 2011
    September 12-13, Darmstadt, Germany
    IJCSS - Volume 11/2012/Edition 1 (Special Edition)
    1st International Conference on Serious Games, GameDays 2010GameDays Conference 2010
    March 25-26, Darmstadt, Germany
    IJCSS - Volume 9/Edition 2 (Special Edition)