Date: December 9th and 10th 2020
Lieu: Laval Virtual World

The GAMES AND LEARNING ALLIANCE (GALA) CONFERENCE is an international conference dedicated to the science and application of Serious Games. It aims to bring together researchers, developers, practitioners and stakeholders. The conference is supported by the Serious Games Society, publishers of the International Journal of Serious Games.

Exceptionally, the conference took place 100% online, in the LAVAL VIRTUAL WORLD and attracted more than 500 people.

The access to the conference was free for attendees.

The special theme of this edition : SERIOUS GAMES in VIRTUAL REALITY.

The organization of the conference is threefold :

  1. A scientific conference, with the presentation of 35 papers, selected after a peer review process (45% acceptance rate).
  2. A virtual interactive exhibition, during which 42 international reserchers and local companes presented their Serious Games or Virtual Reality tools for learning.
  3. A competition that rewarded the 3 best Serious Games of the year.

See the complet GALA 2020 program : Program GALA 2020



The 2020 edition of the conference was organized by a team of LIUM researchers :


See the summary of the GALA 2020 : Summary GALA 2020


Article published in the local newspaper : Ouest France : Les meilleurs jeux éducatifs seront primés à Laval de manière virtuelle,


The official web site of the conference presents information about the current edition :


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