JCSG - Joint Conference onSerious 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.

JCSG - Joint Conference on Serious Games

Next conference:

JCSG 2024 - Joint Conference on Serious Games 2024

07th - 08th November 2024, New York University, New York City, US

Important Dates

Submission of full and short papers

13 May 2024 27 May 2024

Notification of Acceptance

30 June 2024

Camera ready

20 July 2024

Submission is available here.

Past conferences

The JCSG conference is the only conference which is fully dedicated to the multifaceted characteristics and nature of Serious Games. This covers interdisciplinary approaches for the development and evaluation of Serious Games in a broad spectrum of application domains as well as appropriate game design issues, models, algorithms and technologies matching the needs of individual users and user groups in specific application areas. Hence, JCSG brings together scientists, domain experts and practitioners from academia and industry.

Steering Board Members

  • Stefan Göbel

    Stefan Göbel

    Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany

  • Minhua Eunice Ma

    Minhua Eunice Ma

    Falmouth University, UK

  • Jannike Baalsrud Hauge

    Jannike Baalsrud Hauge

    BIBA-Bremen Institute for Production and Logistics, Germany, and KTH, Sweden

  • Manuel Fradinho Oliveira

    Manuel Fradinho Oliveira

    SINTEF, Norway

  • Tim Marsh

    Griffith University, Australia

  • Mads Haahr

    Mads Haahr

    Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

  • Heinrich Söbke

    Heinrich Söbke

    Hochschule Weserbergland, Hameln, Germany, and Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Weimar, Germany


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Technical University of Darmstadt
Serious Games
Dr.-Ing. (habil.) Stefan Göbel


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Concept & Design

Philipp Achenbach

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