Program and committee


The whole edition will be held from June 21 to July 9, 2021 in a mixed edition:

  • Five online afternoon sessions*;
  • Three-day onsite sessions including workshops at Lausanne, Switzerland**.

(*) All online sessions and roundtables will be animated by professional journalists.

(**) In case of ongoing pandemic issues, main conference sessions will be held as online sessions.

GSGS PROGRAM committee

  • Alvarez, Julian, R&D researcher in ludic-pedagogy, Immersive Factory, France
  • Amresh, Ashish, PhD research scientist, Arizona State University, USA
  • Ascolese, Antonio, digital project Manager, i-maginary, Italy
  • Bauer, René, head of Master Program Game Design, Game Lab, Zurich University of Arts, ZHDK, Zürich
  • Boulic, Ronan, CG & VR specialist, head of the Immersive Interaction Group (IIG), EPFL, Lausanne
  • Bustamante, Vera, occupational health, CHUV, Lausanne
  • Cardin, Sylvain, virtual reality project manager, MindMaze, Lausanne
  • Carrino, Francesco, lecturer and PostDoc Researcher, HEIA-FR, hes-so, Fribourg
  • Carrino, Stefano, serious game expert, CS Dept, HE-Arc, hes-so, Fribourg & Neuchâtel
  • Charrotton, Yannick, CTO Lambda Health System, LHS S.A., Yverdon-les-Bains
  • Correia De Oliveira, Domingos, emergency expert, Health domain, HE-Arc, hes-so, Neuchâtel
  • Didier, John, head of Teaching and Research Unit Didactics of Art and Technology, HEP-VD, Lausanne
  • Fisher, Frédéric, head of the Academie de Meuron school of visual arts, Academie de Meuron, Neuchâtel
  • Gobron, Stéphane, head of the Image Processing & Computer Graphics group, HE-Arc, hes-so, Neuchâtel
  • Gordan, Savicic, professor and design expert, HEAD, Geneva, HSLU, Luzern, CAOCAO Studio
  • Hans, Loïc, CEO Entrée de Jeux, société coopérative, Entrée de Jeux, La Chaux-de-Fonds
  • Herbelin, Bruno, center for Neuroprosthetics Deputy Director, EPFL, Lausanne
  • Iannaccone, Antonio, full professor, Institute of psychology and education; UniNE, Neuchâtel
  • Kahlina, Dragica, Lecturer for Digital Ideation, HSLU – Informatik, Rotkreuz
  • Kocher, Mela, research associate, senior researcher, Department of Interaction/Game Design, Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich
  • Kokoszka, Valérie, lecturer in philosophy, Center for Medical Ethics, Catholic University of Lille, France
  • Kunz, Beat, Founder, Game Designer & Software Engineer bei Fusion-Robot,, Zurich
  • Kuppe, Martin, director R&D, chief executive and co-founder, Method in the Madness, France
  • Lauria, Michel, head of the Robotics Laboratory, hepia, hes-so, Geneva
  • Le Callennec, Benoit, expert in animation, HE-Arc, hes-so, Neuchâtel
  • Lemaire, Vincent, founder – CEO at Be!rescuer, BLS – AED instructor, Be!rescuer, Vaulruz
  • Macedo, Ana Paula, dean of the School of Nursing, University of Minho, Portugal
  • Marklund, Björn Berg, senior lecturer, University of Skövde, Sweden
  • Marquis, Ludivine, conservative dept Archeology, NMB Nouveau Musée Bienne, Bienne
  • Mathieu, Alexia, head of Master Media Design, HEAD, hes-so, Geneva
  • Monti, Massimo, head of partnerships and industrial valorisation, HE-Arc, hes-so, Neuchâtel
  • Mugellini, Elena, head of Technology for Human Well-being Institute, HEIA-FR, hes-so, Fribourg
  • Ouerhani, Nabil, head of the Interaction Technologies group, HE-Arc, hes-so, Neuchâtel
  • Quinche, Florence, expert in the field of Pedagogy applied to Video Game, HEP-VD, Lausanne
  • Rekik, Yassin, expert in augmented and virtual reality, hepia, hes-so, Geneva
  • Reutenauer, Olivier, project manager, Digital Kingdom, Vevey
  • Rossel, Jean-Bernard, CTO, TALK-TO-ME, Neuchâtel
  • Rossetti, Samuel, expert art & graphics, Contreforme, Neuchâtel
  • Salamin, Patrick, Sr Software Engineer, Logitech, Lausanne
  • Sanchez, Eric, professor, LIP/TECFA, Unige, Geneva
  • Scarano, Vittorio, coordinator of ROUTE-TO-PA, H2020, Dept of computer science, University of Salerno, Italy
  • Schaffter, Nicolas, project manager, interface science & société, UNIL, Lausanne
  • Sibilio, Maurizio, Dr., full professor, Department of Human, Philosophical, and Training Sciences, University of Salerno, Italy
  • Solari, Fabio, PhD, associate professor, Dept. of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics and Systems Engineering, University of Genoa, Italy
  • Tabin, Jean-Pierre, social science expert, EESP, hes-so, Lausanne
  • Taly, Antoine, researcher in the Theoretical Biochemistry Lab , CNRS, France
  • Thibault, Mattia, postdoctoral researcher, Tampere University, Finland
  • Thys, Frédéric, chief doctor of the emergency department, Grand Hopital de Charleroi, Belgium
  • Truchot-Cardot, Dominique, MD / PO / Head of Source Innovation Lab, Institut et Haute Ecole de la Santé La Source, HES-SO, Lausanne
  • Wenk, Nicolas, immersive virtual reality and Serious Games based motor learning and neurorehabilitation, ARTORG Center, Universität Bern, Bern
  • Widmer, Antoine, augmented reality expert, Gestion, HEVS, HES-SO, Sierre
  • Yamaji, Atsushi, professor, doctor of Musical Arts/Composer/Music Producer, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan

GSGS Executive Committee

  • Carrino, Stefano, HE-Arc, Posters chair
  • Gobron, Stéphane, HE-Arc, General chair & Proceedings chair
  • Rekik, Yassin, hepia, Organisation & Programme chair
  • Reutenauer, Olivier, Digital Kingdom, Communication & Publicity chair
  • Rossetti, Samuel, Contreforme, Demo chair
  • Savicic, Gordan, HEAD Genève, HSLU Luzern, Award design chair
  • Truchot-Cardot, Dominique, La Source, HES-SO

GSGS AdministratiVE committee

  • Dervaux Duquenne, Agnès, HE-Arc, Archive & Documentation
  • Germann, Christian, Juillerat Chervet SA, Printer
  • Gutierrez, Montserrat, HE-Arc, English proof reading
  • Oulevay, Noémie, Contreforme, Proceeding editorial design
  • Senn, Julien, HE-Arc, in charge of Administration