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Event: Interact! Games Meets Interaction Design - Thursday 22 September

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  • AIGA Experience Design London/Nico Macdo
    Please feel free to circulate this to colleagues and friends. If you are not already on the AIGAExpDesLondon list please join (details at the end). - - - - -
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 5, 2005
      Please feel free to circulate this to colleagues and friends. If you are not already on the 'AIGAExpDesLondon' list please join (details at the end).

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      InSync* and AIGA Experience Design invite you to the fiftieth AIGA Experience Design London meeting, which is taking place as part of the London Design Festival.

      Interact! Games Meets Interaction Design

      Games design and interaction design have much in common and a lot to share. Both are mature disciplines, and address sophisticated human-computer interactions. As interaction design has moved towards user experience, games design has crossed back into multi-player gaming and collaboration. What can these disciplines learn from each other today about storytelling, models of interaction, user research and testing, aesthetics, 'learnability', collaborative environments, and product development? Come and discuss these key issues with some of the leading thinkers and doers in the games and interaction design industries.

      Thursday 22 September 2005, 6:15 for 6.30 PM (until 8.30PM)
      01zero-one, Peter Street, Soho, London W1F 0HS
      (on the corner of Hopkins Street and Peter Street)
      Map: http://www.01zero-one.co.uk/map.htm
      There is no payment to attend.
      Drinks will be served on arrival.
      Please email all enquiries to the address above.

      Presentations: Interact! Games Meets Interaction Design
      -- Our speakers will present their work, and their insights and thoughts on the connections between games and interaction design. We will have plenty of time for audience discussion and debate.
      - Ben Cerveny, formerly at Ludicorp and frogdesign
      - Durrell Bishop, Luckybite
      - Chair: Nico Macdonald, Design Agenda and AIGA Experience Design

      Full biographies and references for the event can be found at:

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      The previous day, Wednesday 21 September, Design Agenda is hosting a talk by James Heartfield entitled 'Can creativity save the British economy?', which is also part of the London Design Festival. The full announcement for this event will be sent separately.

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      * InSync is a network and showcase programme for London's audio-visual and digital media sectors. Based at 01zero-one, InSync is working with industry networks and associations to produce a series of activities to encourage new thinking, innovation, commercial partnerships and creative collaborations. InSync is supported by Creative London and developed with Skillset, the sector skills council for the audio-visual sector.
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