GSGS’21 allows five type of submissions within two formats

1000 chars summaries

White paper

Networking call

Demo abstract

Students € 100 | Other € 200

four pages short paper

two illustrations

Classical article

Experience sharing article

Students € 150 | Other € 300

All submissions and speeches must be presented in English.

1000 chars summaries for:

White paper

A position abstract presents an arguable opinion about an issue. The goal of a position paper is to convince the audience that your opinion is valid and worth listening to, without needing to present completed research work and/or validated results;

Networking call

A networking call abstract aims to make contact relative to a specific project in a developmental purpose or financial supports;

Demo abstract

A demo abstract depicts an actual tested and validated work that will be available onsite for demonstration.

Four pages short paper including two illustrations for:

Classical article

A classical article proposal has to present a novel project or a former work with at least 30% of novelty – such as extension or new results.

Experience sharing article:

An experience sharing short paper presents long-terms assessments and analysis of a former project.

Important Dates

GSGS’21 Call

Dec 04, 2020

Online submission

Fev 22, 2021 – Extended

Notification of acceptance

March 29, 2021

Camera ready submission

May 07, 2021

Publication certificate with payment

May 28, 2021

Final GSGS’21 Program

May 31, 2021


June 28 – July 9, 2021


GSGS Executive Committee

Carrino, Stefano, HE-Arc, Posters chair

Gobron, Stéphane, HE-Arc, General chair & Proceedings chair

Rekik, Yassin, hepia, Organisation & Program chair

Reutenauer, Olivier, Digital Kingdom, Industrial relations manager

Rossetti, Samuel, Contreforme, Demo chair

Savicic, Gordan, HEAD Genève, HSLU Luzern, Awards chair

Truchot-Cardot, Dominique, GSGS’21 Venue Chair, 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, Communication & Editorial design

Senn, Julien, HE-Arc, in charge of Administration

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, Group Leader, Laboratory for Experimental Museology EPFL, 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

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

Hopmann, Mathieu, Dr., fullstack mobile engineer, Migro Online, Ecublens

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

Ott, Renaud, head of Engineering, MindMaze, Lausanne

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