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GamiFIN 2020 : GamiFIN 2020


When Apr 1, 2020 - Apr 3, 2020
Where Levi Finland
Submission Deadline Oct 20, 2019
Categories    gamification   games   gaming   serious games

Call For Papers

4th Annual International GamiFIN Conference 2020
April 1-3, 2020, Levi, Lapland, Finland.

Conference website:
Full CFP:

October 20, 2019: Submissions deadline for papers
December 20, 2019: Notifications of acceptance sent to authors of papers
January 15, 2020: Submissions deadline for posters and doctoral consortium
January 31, 2020: Notification of acceptance for posters and doctoral consortium
February 28, 2020: Registration deadline for authors
March 8, 2020: Deadline for camera-ready
April 1-3, 2020: Conference

Gamification is a multi-faceted phenomenon that affects many domains of human life. Therefore, we welcome submissions related to this ludic transformation of reality under several domains and related (but not limited) to the following keywords:

Users: e.g. Engagement, experience, user types
Education: e.g. Gamification in education, serious games, game-based learning, games & math
Media: e.g. Esports, streaming, social media and gamification, gamification in journalism & media
Commerce: e.g. Business models, free-to-play, gambling, gamification in marketing/advergaming
Work: e.g. Organizational gamification, gameful work, gamification in leadership
Technology: e.g. Virtual reality, augmented reality, Internet of things, wearables, AI, machine learning
Toys & play: e.g. Toy play, toy design/creation, toys in education, internet of toys, toyfication
Health: e.g. Quantified self, games & gamification for health
Culture: e.g. Ludification, history of games and gamification, gamification in society
Theories/concepts/methods: Contributions to science around gamification
Critical approach to gamification: e.g. detrimental effects of gamification, metrification, aspects of poor quality of gamification and gamification research, extrinsic control, panopticon society

4th Annual International GamiFIN conference, April 1-3, 2020, Levi, Lapland, Finland!

Welcome to the gathering of international gamification research
community in the Finnish Lapland, Levi. Levi is a ski resort located in
Finnish Lapland, above the Arctic Circle and features incredible Finnish
scenery, nature and winter activities. This is the first time the event
will be organised in this winter wonderland and we hope all of our
guests take the time to enjoy the surroundings and activities provided
by this unique and exotic location.

GamiFIN is a leading international conference for gamification research.
The conference is chaired by the professor of gamification Juho Hamari
and gamification scholar Jonna Koivisto. The conference is organized by
the Gamification Group and past keynotes have included notable scholars
from the field of Gamification such as Lennart Nacke, Frans Mäyrä, Sebastian Deterding, Richard
Landers and T.L. Taylor.

GamiFIN 2020 conference welcomes 1) paper, 2) poster, and 3) doctoral
consortium paper submissions.

The GamiFIN conference will offer an entry to the Gamification
Publication Track (
The gamification publication track is a one of a kind, “gamified” way to
develop your research paper through GamiFIN conference, HICSS
Gamification Track and toward the eventual publication in an associated
journal issue. The aim of the gamification publication track is to
increase the predictability and rigorousness of the peer-review and
publication processes by providing a concise review continuum and
discussion with peers.

Accepted papers will be sent for consideration for publication in CEUR Workshop Proceedings in the GamiFIN Conference volume. is a free open-access publication service and recognized ISSN publication series, ISSN 1613-0073. (In the Finnish classification of publication forums, CEUR-WS-proceedings are classified as JUFO-1).

Gamification Group, Tampere University, University of Turku and
University Consortium of Pori (UCPori)


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