DiGRA2007 Keynote speakers update: Edward Castronova (Indiana University)

Biography (http://mypage.iu.edu/~castro/):
Edward Castronova (PhD, Economics, Wisconsin, 1991) is an Associate Professor and the Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of
Telecommunications at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is an
expert on the economies of large-scale online games and has numerous
publications on that topic, including a book entitled Synthetic
Worlds: The Business and Culture of Online Games
.
He is also the director of the Synthetic Worlds Initiative at Indiana University.

DiGRA2007 had targeted about 50 papers in CFP, however, over 100 papers were accepted. Then our reservation and budget figure are renewed.

  • Proceedings will be in two volumes.
  • Four or five parallel sessions will be required.

and the panel review (another blind-peer-review process) is still ongoing.

As DiGRA2007 has so many pending issues, we sometimes lost the questions. So we built the issue tracker system.

http://chi.iii.u-tokyo.ac.jp/rt/

There are some session proposals from advisory boards. Program staffs are waiting for detailed proposal (who is the chair person,  who proposed the idea, how long the session is, and how many the conference room required).