Seminar -September 1 & 2, 2016

Active Ageing, Active Health: Setting the Agenda for Exergaming

Developed and Convened by Nina Skjaret Maroni (Department of Neuroscience, NTNU), Beatrix Vereijken (Department of Neuroscience, NTNU), Gillian Barry (Clinical Ageing Research Unit at Newcastle University), and Claudine Lamoth (Center for Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Groningen).

Held on Location at NTNU at St.. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim, Norway with Virtual Participation


This two day seminar, sponsored in part by ISPGR, will aim to create an international platform by combining four intertwined, trans-disciplinary sessions from various disciplines such as clinical and game design, each with a specific focus related to current work in exergaming.  Each session will be followed by an open discussion on the current topic involving both live and virtual participants.


Registration is now open!


A small registration fee will be applied to all on site attendees with complimentary access to the online components for ISPGR Members.  Non-ISPGR Members can register for the online registration for a small fee.


Confirmed Presenters Include:

Edouard Auvient - Imperial College of London, United Kingdom

Eling De Bruin - ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Brook Galna - Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Claudine Lamoth - University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Alessio Murgia - University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Dag Svanaes - NTNU,  Norway

Tomas Sokoler - IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Emma Stanmore - The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Alf-Inge Wang - NTNU,  Norway



Confirmed Schedule

Thursday September 1, 2016

Time Topic Presenter
08:45 Registration and Coffee  
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome Nina Skjaeret Maroni & Beatrix Vereijken
9:15 - 10:15 Clinical Perspectives of Exergaming Eling de Bruin & Emma Stanmore
10:15 - 10:45 Discussion of Topics  
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break  
11:15 - 12:15 Measurement of Movement with Sensors used for Exergames Brook Galna & Edouard Auvinet
12:15 - 12:45 Discussion of Topics  
12:45 - 13:30 Lunch  
13:30 - 14:30 Data-Analysis and Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment Alessio Murgia & Claudine Lamoth
14:30 - 15:00 Discussion of Topics  
15:00 - 15:30 Break  
15:30 - 16:30 Gaming Session - Invited Speakers showing their games  


Friday September 2, 2016

Time Topic Presenter
9:00 - 10:30 Gaming and Gamification, the Development and the Future Dag Svanaes, Alf Inge Wang & Tomas Sokoler
10:30 - 11:00 Discussion of Topics  
11:00 - 11:30 Concluding Remarks Hosting Committee
11:30 - 12:00 Lunch  

**Please note the times are all local for Trondheim.


Sessions will take place on site at NTNU in Seminarrom BS31.  Please click here for a map.