General contact of the board: firstname.lastname@example.org. All individual board members can be reached through email@example.com
Who are we? Meet the members of the EB!
Chair: Heide Lukosch
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Occupation and interest in gaming: Associate Professor at the Human Interface Technology (HIT) Lab at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. Interested in the design and application of games to solve complex problems and make people, organisations and societies more resilient.
As an ISAGA board member my intention is: To maintain and develop the strengths of the ISAGA community and its constructive exchange of knowledge and experiences between game practitioners, researchers, and users. Aiming at making ISAGA as inclusive as possible.
What else I like you to know about me: In my research, I co-design and evaluate physical, hybrid and digital games, and love to introduce the instrument as a powerful way to constructive and meaningful play.
Favorite Games: Yard Crane Scheduler (InThere), TeamUp! (The Barn), MachiaCelli (TU Delft – Freese, Tiemersma & Lukosch)
Secretary: Sebastiaan Meijer
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Occupation and interest in gaming: I am a scientist with 20+ years of experience in gaming. My first ISAGA conference attended was Nijmegen, 2007
As an ISAGA board member, my intention is…: to make ISAGA valuable for scientists, practitioners, and game-evangelicals alike. Can-do mentality, that is what I am offering ISAGA.
What else I would like you to know about me? 42, but what was the question?
Favourite game: I hate playing games
Treasurer: Nettie Wester
Game case, The Netherlands
Occupation and interest with gaming: Game developer and team coach at Game Case. I use games and serious play to help teams to change and grow.
As an ISAGA board member my intention is: to support the ISAGA community and to help spread the word about the benefits of game and play in the world. I am currently the treasurer of ISAGA and deal with membership administration.
What else I would like you to know about me: I am a fan of experience learning. Not only through games but also interventions like storytelling or systemic work.
Favorite games: Too many to mention
NIT, Asahikawa College, Japan
Occupation and interest with gaming: Professor, NIT, Asahikawa College, Japan.
As an ISAGA board member my intention is
What else I would like you to know about me
Kozminski University, Poland
Occupation and interest with gaming: Assistant Professor at Kozminski University with 17 years of serious gaming experience. Also working with serious and video game industry. My interests evolve around game-based research methodology, complexity representation in gaming, mobile and AR/VR serious gaming applications and DGBL in general.
As an ISAGA board member my intention is: Support the S&G community and promote ISAGA. Take care of organizational duties at ISAGA Summer School and maintain contact to the local SAG’as.
What else I would like you to know about me: I believe in games as a tool for describing and negotiating the complex reality
Favorite games: SysTeamsChange, Super Mario Karts, Kentucky Route Zero
Marieke de Wijse,
Radboud University, The Netherlands
Occupation and interest with gaming: PhD Researcher for Radboud University, effects of facilitators interventions in game simulations (Prof Etienne Rouwette and Prof Sander Meijerink). Former game designer and change consultant.
As an ISAGA board member my intention is: Add to the further development of the ISAGA community. To contribute to communication (website, newsletters etc), contribute to online conferences and summer schools.
What else I would like you to know about me: I believe in the power of game simulations, I learned so much myself this way, sometimes (over) challenging, always inspiring.
Favorite games: Group grope Thiagi, Hex Richard Duke
DHBW Stuttgart / Centre for Management Simulation
Occupation and interest in gaming: Head of a Centre for Management Simulation using about 35 different games, passion for interactive learning, facilitation and debriefing of simulation games
As an ISAGA board member my intention is: To support the organization of conferences and summer schools or other events, networking, moving ISAGA forward to embrace future trends
What else I would like you to know about me: Playing simulation games is my job and passion but I am also playing the oboe in some orchestras
Favourite games: Cooperative games, exit games and a lot of simulation games