FUTURE GAME ON

Paris, France– June 1st, 2010. The French business clusters Cap Digital and Imaginove are proud to announce that they will host the first video game research and development conference– Future Game On– September 9th and 10th at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center in Paris.

Through a series of conferences and keynotes, Future Game On will present technical and scientific innovations to a mixed industry and academia public. The event will highlight the state of the art of European video game research and will be a unique opportunity for major industry actors to showcase their latest works in different fields, including innovative software/hardware and practices: rendering technology, geolocalization, Artificial Intelligence, interactivity, game design, as well as social, management, and production tools. Domains of application range from mobile to stationary, web and socially-based implementations, and device and task-oriented applications.

A scientific journal, published in partnership with ACM SIGGRAPH, will regroup the FGO conference proceedings. This journal will be a synthesis of our European region’s progress in digital content.

Future Game On is designed to be a key professional meeting and technical summit, promoting innovation in interactive entertainment and encouraging Business-to-Academic and Business-to-Business learning.

CALL FOR PAPERS 2010

The Future Game On committee invites industry and academic specialists to submit their scientific papers and conference proposals from now to June 22nd on the official FGO website: www.futuregameon.com. Templates and deadlines are provided online.

For all inquiries and details of our terms and conditions, please contact:

Richard Duport, Future Game On Project Officer

Tel: +33 (0) 1.40.41.11.60

Email: richard.duport@capdigital.com

FGO 2010 is organized by the business clusters Cap Digital and Imaginove, in collaboration with Capital Games (the Paris-region video game organization), and with the cooperation of ACM SIGGRAPH. The event will be held at the same time as the major Paris Game Festival.

Stay tuned for Future Game On news on www.futuregameon.com

About Cap Digital

Cap Digital is the French business cluster for digital content and services in Paris and the Ile de France region. We are a non-profit organization. Our 600 members are primarily innovative SMEs but also count major universities, higher education establishments, research labs, and corporations.

Our members represent the digital industry's most active players in digital content. Nine vibrant member communities make a vital contribution to the strategy and direction of the cluster: Image, Sound and Interactivity, Video Games, Knowledge Engineering, Culture, Press, and Media, e-Learning and e-Training, Collaborative Technology&Intelligence, Mobile Lifestyle&Services, Robotics and Communicating Objects, and Digital Design.

Cap Digital provides members with essential information, networks, and resources. These include ongoing competitive intelligence, training, partnerships, funding solutions, and project reviews. Partnerships with other leading European clusters, at a structural and project level, are an essential element of Cap Digital's strategic activities.

For more information: www.capdigital.com

PR Contact : Olivia Dasté– olivia.daste@capdigital.com

About Imaginove

Imaginove’s key objective is to develop services, in Rhône-Alpes region, for business, research centers and higher education in the creation, production and distribution of content in the sectors of video games, cinema, audiovisual and multimedia.

The association’s ambition is to be counted among the key“Image Clusters” in Europe by asserting its positioning:

- Encouraging convergence between the different sub-groups of Moving Images (Transmedia)

- Develop a cluster that is 100% dedicated to the industry of media content

- Cooperate with other internationally renowned clusters: Stuttgart, Birmingham, Montréal, Shanghai, etc…

- Anticipate the media of tomorrow: digitalisation, nomadism, new markets, etc…

Concretely, Imaginove proposes quality services to its members based on: R&D, International Development, Employment and Training, Opportunity Identification/ Media Laboratory, Financing.

PR Contact:

Marc GUERRIER

Tel : +33 (0)1.53.85.88.02

m.guerrier@warningcom.com


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