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summit breakdown

Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey of #rsgs2023! We're diving deep into the mechanics that make serious games so engaging and how they can spark motivation and drive behavioral change.

our core themes

Imagine stepping into a dynamic arena, akin to a theme park, where you're not just a visitor but an active participant in a transformative learning experience. Our program will take you on a walk through this interactive landscape, where you'll uncover the hidden talents within you. Whether it's leadership, teamwork, or presenting to a large audience, you'll see yourself in a new light.

Embark on an immersive journey into the transformative power of serious games. At the Rotterdam Serious Games Summit 2023, we'll delve deep into the core themes that are shaping the future of the industry:

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learning by playing and behavioral change

  • Dive into the captivating mechanics that make games so engaging.
  • Understand how games spark motivation and drive behavioral change.
  • Experience a virtual theme park where you're an active participant in transformative learning.
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Player psychology and workforce training

  • Delve into player psychology and the nine types of player motivation.
  • Discover how serious games tap into intrinsic motivations for immersive learning experiences.
  • Learn how games address communication and cooperation challenges within teams, fostering workforce development.
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tech advancements in gaming

  • Explore innovations like text-to-speech technology in gaming.
  • Understand the Games as a Service (GaaS) model and the production of high-quality game components.
  • Discover the educational potential of platforms like Minecraft in classroom settings.
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Addressing real-life challenges through games

  • Gain insights into how serious games tackle challenges like illiteracy, cybersecurity, and sustainability.
  • Understand how games bridge the gap between data and visualization, promoting eco-friendly learning.

meet our first speakers

RSGS speaker A. Willemen

alexander willemen

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Senior Lecturer


RSGS speaker L. Zegveld

Larissa zegveld

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RSGS speaker E. Shenderov

eugene Shenderov

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Lecturer Creative Media & Game Technology


RSGS speaker M. Spaans


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General Manager

Dutch Games Association

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Call for Sessions 2

apply for our open calls

Deadline: September 15th, 2023

Showcase your insights and expertise, and apply for our open calls today!

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get tickets

Starts: September 1st, 2023

Secure your spot at #RSGS2023 – get your tickets from Friday, September 1st, 2023.

Call for Sponsors 2

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Deadline: October 29th, 2023

Sponsor RSGS and unlock a playground of industry connections and innovations.

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