About The Speaker
Oscar Garcia Pañella
Director of The New Interactive Technologies School or ENTI-UB
Oscar Garcia Pañella, PhD enjoyed several stages abroad, like at the IMSC (Integrated Media Systems Center, University of Southern California – USC, Los Angeles, California, USA, 1998), at the VIS Lab (The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, University of California at Irvine – UCI, 2005) and at the Entertainment Technology Center (Carnegie Mellon University – CMU, 2008-2009). He directs the Videogame and Serious Games University in Barcelona (The New Interactive Technologies School or ENTI-UB) besides partnering as a Senior Gamification Consultant in Cookie Box. He’s research includes participation in several international projects such as Gamewise, gameBIZ, Playing for Real, Robogenius or JamToday, to mention some. He co-directs the Serious Games for Health & Sport initiative (ENTI-UB and the Harvard Medical School).