Here’s the final programme; note that there are some changes as compared to the preliminary one.

The presentations are expected to run for 10 minutes only, to allow some 20 minutes for discussion on each paper.

Playful Experiences Seminar: Initial Programme


10.00-10.30 Opening Words

10.30-12.00 Session 1: Sites of Playfulness

  • Maaike de Jong, All tomorrow’s parties: what is reflexive playfulness
  • Jani Kinnunen, Playful experiences in and around social gambling
  • Olli Sotamaa, Extending the playful domain of console gaming: LittleBigPlanet, gaming capital and co-creativity

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.30 Session 2: Ethnographic Accounts

  • Harald Warmelink, Playful organizations in Eve Online
  • Camilla Balslev Nielsen, Processing things
  • Jessica Enevold, Mama ludens goes all-in: What gaming mothers think of fun and play

14.30-15.00 Coffee

15.00-16.00 Session 3: Creativity and Play

  • Sari Östman, Life publishing – reflecting, performing and playing in the internet
  • Jaakko Kemppainen, Coding as a game


NOTE: a change in Friday’s morning session & timetable!

10.30-11.00 Morning coffee

11.00-12.30 Session 5: Applications for, and Attitudes towards Play

  • Pirita Ihamäki, Tourism mobile services for geocachers, or not?
  • Valentina Rao, Playfulness and trust in the Obama campaign on Facebook: Bringing civic engamenent into play
  • Mathias Fuchs, Spoilsports and cardsharps
  • (Kirkpatrick cancelled)

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Session 6: Designing Experiences

  • Hannu Korhonen et al., Designing playful experiences
  • Annakaisa Kultima, Model for expanded game experiences

14.30-15.00 Closing Discussion

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