This event is endorsed
and organized by

2nd EAI International Conference on e-Learning e-Education and Online Training

September 16–18, 2015
Novedrate, Italy



In conjunction with: 
5th International Conference on Serious Games, Interaction and Simulation



Games for education and training, Serious games design, Gaming communities, games and society.


MIMOS, the Italian Modelling and Simulation association, and The Fondazione Politecnico di Milano is pleased to invite you to the workshop "JamToday: game jam to design serious games - in a week end!" to be held on 16 September 2015 in Novedrate (Como).

The event is part of the international project JamToday (, funded by the European Union within the CIP program (Competitiveness and Innovation), and will address the potential of Serious/Applied Games developed through the format of the game jam, a competition where, usually in a single weekend, the participants must invent, design and implement a full working game on a specific theme.

The project (which lasts three years and began in January 2014) goal, among others, is to organize such 'serious game jam' in various European cities.

For Italy, this year Milan will be hosting this event at the Museum of Science and Technology through the Fondazione Politecnico di Milano and other entities, including MIMOS.

The main theme this year is 'Healthier Lifestyle' that will be declined on the side of 'food', in line with the EXPO2015.



Proposed date: 16 September 2015 in Novedrate (Como)

Target Participants:

  • Hi school teachers
  • University teachers
  • Enterprise professionals
  • eLearning experts and researchers


  • 30 ' - Presentation FPM-DL & C, JamToday, and Game Jams in general
  • 30 ' - Games for education: examples and hints
  • 30 ' - Testing of some video games educational
  • 30 ' - Conclusions and final discussion


  • We will work with 1 PC every 2 or 3 people
  • Everyone can use the computer he prefers (BYOD)
  • We will use the network connection
  • ...but also post-its and pens

The participants, at the end, will compile an evaluation table on the potential of the serious games developed in a game jam.

The proposed workshop is thus part of a series of training activities linked to the wider event, open to everybody, which will take place on 18-19-20 September in Milan.

Check this website for more information:


Participants will receive a certificate.
Matteo Uggeri –
Fondazione Politecnico di Milano
Digital Learning & Collaboration Area