Serious and Fun Games

Serious Games STS aims to bring together academic scientists, researchers, Ph.D. students and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Game-Based Learning and Serious Games helping people with disabilities and people who need special education. The target groups of these Serious Games are blind people or people with low vision, hearing impairment, motion challenges, learning problems or children with special diets for example type 1 diabetes, or food allergy.

It also provides an interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations and trends. Moreover, to share and concern practical challenges encountered, and solutions adopted in the fields of Game-Based Learning and Serious Games. High-quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Game-Based Learning and Serious Games are cordially invited for presentation at the STS.

Papers should address, but please do not be limited by this list to the following areas games for young children or adult people with :

  • hearing loss
  • visual impairment
  • learning disabilities
  • lifelong illness e.g.
  • diabetes
  • different types of food allergies
  • elderly people
  • ...


Contributions to a STS have to be submitted using the standard submission procedures of ICCHP24.
When submitting your contribution please make sure to select the right STS from the drop-down list "Special Thematic Session". Contributions to a STS are evaluated by the Programme Committee of ICCHP-AAATE and by the chair(s) of the STS. Please get in contact with the STS chair(s) for discussing your contribution and potential involvement in the session.