3rd International Conference on Digital Interactive Media in Entertainment and Arts (DIMEA 2008) (DIMEA2008)
|Event Date/Time: Sep 10, 2008||End Date/Time: Sep 12, 2008|
|Registration Date: Sep 10, 2008|
|Early Registration Date: Jul 11, 2008|
|Abstract Submission Date: May 20, 2008|
|Paper Submission Date: Jun 30, 2008|
DIMEA 2008 is jointly organized by Athens Information Technology (AIT) Center of Excellence for Research and Graduate Education, the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (ACM SIGCHI, Singapore Chapter), and the Society for Excellence and Innovation in Interactive Experience Design (InExDe).
DIMEA 2008 targets to the presentation of societal, business and technological advances and research results in cross-disciplinary areas related with digital interactive media in entertainment, art and creative technologies.
Innovations, new research approaches and practices will be presented in focused technical sessions, which will offer a wide coverage of the DIMEA 2008 scientific and technological areas, as well as be exhibited and demonstrated. The DIMEA 2008 Exhibition of Artworks, Games and Demos hosting digital interactive rich-media works in art and entertainment will be collocated and run in parallel with the technical sessions. The exhibition will be open to all interested visitors during September 10-14, 2008.
Tutorials, Seminars, Special Sessions, Workshops and Industrial exhibitions, also organised within the context of DIMEA 2008, will offer further opportunities for a wider exposure to and appreciation of the challenges presented by the convergence of Arts, Entertainment and Digital Interactive Media Technologies.
DIMEA 2008 will bring together academics, technologists, artists, designers, and industry representatives, to meet, discuss and share opinions and practices. Participants will have the opportunity to benefit from the Keynote Talks given by internationally distinguished speakers, such as Prof. Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, Miralab/C.U.I. and Dr. Roberto Cencioni, Head of Unit INFSO.E2 Content and Knowledge, European Commission. It is the first time that a DIMEA conference is hosted by a European country, creating a unique opportunity for all participants to become â€œconnectedâ€ and share knowledge and practices in European grounds.