Gamification (Cancelled!)

[Registration will end on 18th of November. Registration is binding. Thank you.]

The seminar is cancelled due to a cancellation of the speaker


Registration has ended. Thank You!

Schedule and location

Tue November 26th 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Wed November 27th 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Location: PINNI A Building and room A3107
University of Tampere, Kalevantie 4, Tampere.


Juho Hamari, University of Tampere


In this seminar we will discuss “motivational information systems” including gamification, persuasive technologies and games with a purpose. Participants can earn 2 credits by participating on both days as well as successfully completing both assignments: 1) the pre-readings and presentation in class and 2) completing a written research plan on a related topic after the seminar as a continuation from workshop portions of the seminar.


Tuesday 26.11.

10:00 - 12:00 Forewords, discussing phenomena at large (motivational IS, gamification, persuasive tech, games with a purpose)

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch*

13:00 - 14:30 Gamification research: A look into empirical works on gamification & participant presentations of pre-readings

14:30 - 16:00 Persuasive technology research: A look into empirical works on persuasive technology & participant presentation of pre-readings

16:00 - 17:00 Workshop part 1

17:00 --> “After-work” get-together @ Telakka restaurant

Wednesday 27.11.                                                                       

 10:00 - 12:00 “Games with a purpose” research: A look into empirical works on "games with a purpose" & participant presentations of pre-readings

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch*

13:00 - 15:00 Workshop part 2

* Lunch at own expense


This seminar is free-of-charge for member organization's staff and their PhD-students. For others the participation fee is 750 €. The participation fee includes access to the event and the event materials. Lunch and dinner are not included.


Doctoral students participating in the seminar can obtain two (2) credit points. This requires participating on both days and completing the assignments given at the seminar.