The ISAGA conference is open to all people interested in the domain of simulation and gaming. It is organized as annual meeting of the simulation and gaming communities from all across the globe. In the 50 years of history, the conference traveled to almost every continent and visited more than 30 countries.

ISAGA-2021, the annual international conference will be organized by Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya at its campus in Indore, INDIA on September 6th to 10th, 2021. Theme:  ‘Gaming, Simulation and Innovations: Challenges and Opportunities’. This will be the first ISAGA international conference in India and it is organized in Hybrid form – presentations are allowed in physical & virtual both.

ISAGA-2021 website can be found at:

Past conferences

Conference №
1970, 1stBad Godesberg, GermanyRichard Duke, Allan Feldt, Hans HansenNone published
1971, 2ndUtrecht, The NetherlandsHenk BeckerBecker, H.A. & Goudappel, H.M. (1972). Developments in Simulation and Gaming. The Netherlands: Boom Meppel
1972, 3rdBirmingham, UKJohn TaylorNone published
1973, 4thGaithersburg MD, USACathy Greenblat and Peter HouseNone published
1974, 5thBerlin, GermanyDeclan KennedyNone published
1975, 6thMilan, ItalyGianluigi SartorioNone published
1976, 7thCaracas, VenezuelaEstelio Breto FloresBreto Flores, Emilio. (1976). Proceso de construcción de modelos y analisis de sistemas sociales. Caracas, Venezuela*
1977, 8thBirmingham, UKMargaret Hobson and Robert ArmstrongNone published
1978, 9thLund, SwedenGaming Simulation on EnergyMats Lörstad*
1979, 10thLeeuwarden, The NetherlandsKlaas BruinBruin, K., de Haan, J., Teijken, C., & Veeman, W. (1979). How to Build a Simulation/Game. Groningen, the Netherlands: RUG
1980, 11thGeneva, SwitzerlandMaurice GraberGoldberg, D., & M. Graber, M. (1980). Simulation/Games in Education Research and Decision-Making. Geneva,
1981, 12thHaifa, IsraelWho Plays, Why, How and the Time Dimensions Hubert Law-Yone*
1982, 13thSterling, UKDrew MackieNone published
1983, 14thSophia, BulgariaOgnyan Panov and Isak Assa
1984, 15thElsinore, DenmarkEric PettersonNone published
1985, 16thAlma-Ata, USSRVladimir BurkovNone published
1986, 17thToulon, FranceSimulation-Gaming in the Late 1980sDavid CrookallCrookall, D., Greenblat, C. S., Coote, A., Klabbers, J. H. G., & Watson, D. R. (1987). Simulation-Gaming in the Late 1980s. Oxford: Pergamon
1987, 18thVenice, ItalySimulation-Gaming
in Education and Training
Arnaldo Ceccini and Giorgio PanizziCrookall, D., Klabbers, J. H. G., Coote, A., Saunders, D., Cecchini, A., & Delle Piane, A. (1988). Simulation-Gaming
in Education and Training. Oxford: Pergamon
1988, 19thUtrecht, The Netherlands
1989, 20th
1990, 21st
1991, 22nd
1992, 23rd
1993, 24th
1994, 25th

* some collected papers and abstracts are published in an extended program brochure