“CHI PLAY 2018 is being held as part of Melbourne International Games Week with lots of games events throughout the
city, including PAX Australia (the only Penny Arcade Expo outside the USA) a gaming culture festival drawing tens of
thousands of gamers to Melbourne each year ”
CHI PLAY is the international and interdisciplinary
conference (by ACM SIGCHI) for researchers and
professionals across all areas of play, games and
human-computer interaction (HCI). We call this area
The goal of the conference is to highlight and foster h g l of t e on er nc i t g i t an f st r
discussion of current high quality (full paper
acceptance rate has been consistently <30%)
research in games and HCI as foundation for the
future of digital play.
Papers ( 4-10 pages): 13 April, 2018.
The conference invites submissions including full h c f ce n t s mi on i lu n f l
papers, workshop proposals, interactive demos, work
in progress papers and spotlight papers.
Additionally, students are invited to submit to the
student game competition and the doctoral
For further details including submission dates please o u t er t l i u ng su ss n a es l se
see the website.