[games_access] GDC 2008 SIG proposal

AudioGames.net richard at audiogames.net
Sun Sep 30 18:56:52 EDT 2007


Mmm.... maybe the thing was working on today (10 Key Points thing) might be
a good IGDA session.... I intend it to be a session a bit about
*everything*-you-need-to-know-about-game-accessibility in 60 minutes (The
Big Picture-sort-of-thing).

Anyone want to participate with me on this? Michelle, I put your name down
with this one already since I guess there's a huge part for you in here as



----- Original Message -----
From: "d. michelle hinn" <hinn at uiuc.edu>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 12:00 AM
Subject: Re: [games_access] GDC 2008 SIG proposal

> Thanks Kevin -- I was just working on that in Word. I think I'm going to

> put Design and "Other" as track because there is no education summit this

> year so we can't go that direction. I've also put in a bid to IGDA to

> include this as a cross-SIG collaboration -- it might go into the IGDA

> track better. But we'll put it through now to see if it gets accepted or

> not.


> The IGDA track is a totally separate deal -- you'll notice it's not an

> option on the submission form. That's because that's where we negotiate

> which SIGs/Committees get what sessions -- some of the behind the scenes

> part of being chair. A few years ago I would put our proposals in directly

> through them and that's how this worked. Things have changed the last two

> years and now I (and all the other SIG chairs) put everything through the

> regular system. Then if everything blows up in our faces I can then

> petition for a "second chance" or an alternative combo of 5 rejected

> proposals into one type thing through the IGDA.


> Michelle


>>Michelle (and anyone else interested):


>>I took a first cut at editing the GDC08 Curriculum Panel proposal. No idea

>>what to put down for track, theme, or extended abstract. Comments please.


>>Kevin Bierre, Associate Professor (kjb at it.rit.edu)

>>Information Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology 585-475-5358

>>102 Lomb Memorial Drive Bldg 70-2637

>>Rochester, NY 14623




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>>games_access at igda.org



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