Georgia Tech College of Management will host the International Simulation and Gaming Association's (ISAGA) 2005 International Conference June 27-July 1.
ISAGA is an international organization for scientists and practitioners developing and using simulation, gaming and related methodologies as learning tools in a wide range of professional areas, including academia, business and government.
The theme for the 36th annual conference is "Serious Play: Form, Function and Fun." ISAGA is expanding this year's conference to include the playing of games and simulations, which will focus on international relations, politics, acquiring new languages, primary and secondary education, distance learning, economics, business management, and entrepreneurship, among other areas. Renowned economist Martin Shubik of Yale University will deliver the keynote address.
Primary conference tracks include:
• Theory Development in Gaming and Simulation
• Research into Games and Simulations
• Games and Simulations for Learning Environments
• Games and Simulations to Enhance Communications Skills
• Games and Simulations for Solving Complex Problems
• Expressions of Creative Art
• Policy Exercises
• Games and Simulations in International Relations and Politics
For more information, visit the 2005 Conference Website or contact Richard Teach, professor of management at Georgia Tech, at 404.894.4355 or ISAGA05@mgt.gatech.edu.