November 14, 2018 Co-Organization of Clash of Realities – 9th International Conference on the Art, Technology and Theory of Digital Games as well as chairing the Town Hall Talk with Jesper Juul and Clara Fernandez-Vara. Cologne Game Lab of TH Köln – University of Technology, Arts and Sciences, Schanzenstr. 28, 51063 Köln.
November 13, 2018 Co-Organization of the Game Studies-Summit Playing Utopia: Futures in Digital Games (with Benjamin Beil and Hanns Christian Schmidt) as well as moderation of the panel with Jesper Juul, Gerald Farca, Alex Gekker and Carmen Ng, Clash of Realities – 9th International Conference on the Art, Technology and Theory of Digital Games, Cologne Game Lab, Schanzenstr. 28, 51063 Köln.
Introduction of the Cologne Game Lab and participation in the panel Next Level Creating Larger Research Units in Game Studies, organized by Frans Mäyrä, panel with Espen Aarseth, Jen Jensen, Mia Consalvo, Hiroshi Yoshida, DiGRA 2018 – The 11th Digital Games Research Association Conference, University of Turin, Aula Magna, July 27, 2:30 pm to 3:50 pm. More information -> here
April 26, 2018 Co-Moderation (with Björn Bartholdy) of the Summit Academic and Artistic Research on Digital Games (with Frans Mäyrä, Pippin Barr, Isabel Granic et al.),A MAZE – 7th International Games and Playful Media Festival, Berlin, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
February 3, 2018 Presentation Non-Identical Twins. Similarities and Dissimilarities of Film and Games, FACT–Festival Arts Cinema Theatre, University of Film and Theatrical Arts, Budapest, February 3, 2018, 4:30 pm