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Dr. Juho Hamari -keynote speaker announced!

GamiFIN proudly presents the first Finnish professor of Gamification, Dr. Juho Hamari to be one of our keynote speakers! He is a Professor of Gamification at UC Pori (Tampere University of Technology & University of Turku) and a leading researcher at the Game Research Lab University of Tampere. He will be giving his speech about the current state of the art in the field of academic research on gamification.

Dr. Sebastian Deterding – Keynote speaker announced!


We are delighted to announce that Dr. Sebastian Deterding, a senior research fellow at the Digital Creativity Labs at the University of York, is one of the keynotes of GamiFIN 2017! He describes himself as a designer and researcher of playful, gameful, and engaging experiences for human flourishing. Be sure not to miss his presentation on why gamification needs theory, titled “Desperately Seeking Theory: Gamification, Theory, and the Promise of a New Data-Driven Science of Design”.

Dr. Sylvester Arnab – Keynote speaker announced!

GamiFIN 2017 is proud to announce that Dr. Sylvester Arnab, Reader in Game Science, from Coventry University UK, will be giving a keynote speech at our conference on May. He describes himself as a researcher, writer, speaker and evangelist of gameful, playful and persuasive design. If you are curious about how to transform ordinary tasks into extraordinary experiences, be sure not to miss this one!