I have volunteered to hold the Australasian Interactive Entertainment Conference (IE2009) at UNSW this December. Here is the Call for Papers:
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========== IE2009: CALL FOR PAPERS ==========
IE2009: The 6th Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment
14-16 December 2009, Sydney, Australia
*** Important Dates ***
Paper Submission: 21 Aug 2009
Short Papers/Demo Submission: 1 Sep 2009
Author Notification: 1 Oct 2009
Camera Ready Papers: 1 Nov 2009
Conference: 14-16 Dec 2009
The Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment, in its sixth year, is a cross-disciplinary conference that brings together researchers from artificial intelligence, audio, cognitive science, cultural studies, drama, HCI, interactive media, media studies, psychology, computer graphics, as well as researchers from other disciplines working on new interactive entertainment specific technologies or providing critical analysis of games and interactive environments.