News

Games Now! – Open lecture series on game development

Games Now! is an open lecture series on the dominant topics and emerging trends in games.
lecture series

In Games Now! we dig deeper to what is current at the game scene – and what will happen in the near future. The topics and speaker invitations are curated in collaboration with Finland’s game industry leaders and companies. Our guest speakers are industry leaders and inspiring individuals providing their insights and advise for students and practitioners.

The lecture series is run by Aalto University’s Media Lab and is open for public. It has been developed as part of the Aalto University’s A!OLE program.

The lectures will be held on Mondays once a month, see schedule for the exact times and locations.

Lectures:

28/9/2020 Subscription Services for Games / Heikki Repo
26/10/2020 Psychology of Sound Design / Rob Carr
23/11/2020 Publishing Games in China / Mikael Leinonen
7/12/2020 Exergaming / Anna Lisa Martin-Niedecken
25/1/2021 Founding a Game Company (in Finland), Again! (panel) / Karoliina Korppoo
15/2/2021 Building Sustainable Gaming Cultures / Mikko Meriläinen
29/3/2021 Fostering Playful Experiences with Wearables / Oğuz ‘Oz’ Buruk
19/4/2021 Next Generation of Interactive Streaming / Katleen Evers & Robin Squire
3/5/2021 Art of Learning by Doing – The Great Game Jam Panel / Samuli Jääskeläinen & Christina Lassheikki

NOTE: Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation all lectures are currently online only. You can join them in our Twitch account: @ https://www.twitch.tv/gamesnowaaltofi

  • Published:
  • Updated:

Read more news

White fox walking in winter landscape, technological elements in background with text LUMI
Research & Art Published:

CEST researchers receive significant LUMI supercomputing resources

Read how two successful machine learning projects got support by a supercomputer
Publication icon
Research & Art Published:

Publication Forum seeks new panellists for term 2025-2028

If you are interested in becoming a panel member of the Publication Forum (Julkaisufoorumi, Jufo), apply by 15.6.2024.
Matti Vartiainen
Research & Art Published:

New book on flexible hybrid work

Matti Vartiainen explores the shift in working culture and what it means for staff wellbeing and performance, as well as how remote work policies can be implemented effectively.
Textile Chemistry research group
Research & Art Published:

Making textiles greener, safer, and cooler

Professor Ali Tehrani and his research group focus on something very familiar to us all – textiles.