Program Schedule

The program schedule for ICIDS 2019 is given below. Workshops will be held on Tuesday, November 19th. The conference track presentations will begin on Wednesday, November 20th through Friday, November 22nd.

 

TUESDAY (11/19/19) WEDNESDAY (11/20/19) THURSDAY (11/21/19) FRIDAY (11/22/19)
9:00 Opening Remarks (30m)
Announcements (15m) Announcements (15m)
9:30 WORKSHOP
Ludo-Narrative Meaning Making
(3.5 hours)
WORKSHOP
Designing narrative engagement for cinematic VR
(3 hours)
KEYNOTE
Aaron A. Reed (1hr)
KEYNOTE
Toiya Kristen Finley (1hr)
KEYNOTE
Marie-Laure Ryan (1hr)
10:30 SNACK TRACK
Coffee (30m)
SNACK TRACK
Coffee (30m)
SNACK TRACK
Coffee (30m)
11:00 PAPER SESSION: Authorship: Processes

Someone Else’s Story: An Ethical Approach to Interactive Narrative Design for Cultural Heritage
Rebecca Rouse

Companionship Games: A framework for emotionally engaging and empathetic interactive characters
Alice Bowman

Designing and Developing Interactive Narratives for Collaborative Problem-Based Learning
Bradford Mott, Seung Lee, Robert Taylor, Jonathan Rowe, Asmalina Saleh, Krista Glazewski, Cindy Hmelo-Silver and James Lester

A Design Framework for Learning About Representation in Video Games Through Modification of Narrative and Gameplay
Kenton Taylor Howard

PAPER SESSION: Emergent Narratives

Felt: A Simple Story Sifter
Max Kreminski, Melanie Dickinson, Noah Wardrip-Fruin

"Well, That was Quick" -- Towards Storyworld Adaptivity That Reacts To Players as People
Bjarke Alexander Larsen, Henrik Schoenau-Fog

The Story We Cannot See: On How a Retelling Relates to its Afterstory
Bjarke Alexander Larsen, Luis Emilio Bruni, Henrik Schoenau-Fog

Towards Design Principles for Fashion in Interactive Emergent Narrative
Kenneth Chen

PAPER SESSION: Agency and Interaction

A Spectrum of Audience Interactivity for Entertainment Domains
Alina Striner, Sasha Azad and Chris Martens

Choose Your Permanent Adventure: Towards a Framework for Irreversible Storygames
Kenneth Tan and Alex Mitchell

The Potential of Interactive Digital Narratives. Agency and Multiple Perspectives in Last Hijack Interactive
Renske van Enschot, Iris Boogaard, Hartmut Koenitz and Christian Roth

Effects of higher interactivity on the Interactive Narrative Experience: an experimental study
Liudmyla Gapiuk, Sergio Estupinan and Nicolas Szilas

12:30 SNACK TRACK
Lunch (90m)
SNACK TRACK
Lunch (90m)
SNACK TRACK
Lunch (90m)
SNACK TRACK
Lunch (90m)
13:00 SNACK TRACK
Lunch (60m)
13:30
14:00 WORKSHOP
Methods in Interactive Narrative Pedagogy: Card-based Prototyping
(3 hrs)
PAPER SESSION: Authorship: Tools

Villanelle: An Authoring Tool for Autonomous Characters in Interactive Fiction
Chris Martens and Owais Iqbal

Creating and querying a drama dataset
Vincenzo Lombardo, Rossana Damiano and Antonio Pizzo

JUNGLE: An Interactive Visual Platform for Collaborative Creation and Consumption of Nonlinear Transmedia Stories
Mubbasir Kapadia, Carlos Muniz, Samuel Sohn, Ye Pan, Sasha Schriber, Kenny Mitchell and Markus Gross

Towards Procedural Generation of Narrative Puzzles for Adventure Games
Barbara De Kegel and Mads Haahr

PAPER SESSION: Interactive Digital Storytelling Foundations

"It's all Greek to Me": Developing a Framework for analyzing Diegesis in Digital Narrative Games
Erica Kleinman, Elin Carstensdottir and Magy Seif El-Nasr

"What’chu Lookin’ At?": Narrative, Spectatorship, and Ludic Constructivism in Variable State's Virginia
Ryan House

Challenges of IDN Research and Teaching
Hartmut Koenitz and Mirjam Eladhari

PAPER SESSION: Virtual Storytelling and Cinematography

A Hierarchical Approach for Visual Storytelling Using Image Description
Md Sultan Al Nahian, Tasmia Tasrin, Sagar Gandhi, Ryan Gaines and Brent Harrison

Firebolt: A System for Automated Low-Level Cinematic Narrative Realization
Brandon Thorne, David Winer, Camille Barot and R. Michael Young

How Relevant Is Your Choice? User Engagement and Perceived Agency in Interactive Digital Narratives on Video Streaming Platforms
Lobke Kolhoff and Frank Nack

Facilitating Information Exploration of Archival Library Materials through Multi-modal Storytelling
Mei Si, Andrew White and Zev Battad

15:00 PANEL
Benchmarking Interactive
Narrative Systems

Ruth Aylett, Mirjam Eladhari,
Hartmut Koenitz, Michael Mateas,
Nicolas Szilas, Michael Young
15:30 SNACK TRACK
Coffee (30m)
SNACK TRACK
Coffee (30m)
SNACK TRACK
Coffee (30m)
16:00 PAPER SESSION: Embodiment and Affect

The Impact of Multi-Character Story Distribution and Gesture on Children’s Engagement
Harrison Jesse Smith, Brian Riley, Lena Reed, Vrindavan Harrison, Marilyn Walker and Michael Neff

Towards a Gesture-Based Story Authoring System: Design Implications from Feature Analysis of Iconic Gestures During Storytelling
Sarah Brown, Sharon Lynn Chu, Francis Quek, Pomaikai Canaday, Qing Li, Trystan Loustau, Sindy Wu and Lina Zhang

The ‘Angstfabriek’ experience: Factoring Fear into Transformative Interactive Narrative Design
Christian Roth

The Effects of Interactive Emotional Priming on Storytelling: An Exploratory Study
Nanjie Rao, Sharon Lynn Chu, Randi Faris and Daniel Ospina

POSTERS AND DEMOS ARDIN
General Meeting
(1hr)
17:00 Closing Remarks (30m)
17:30
18:00 SOCIAL
Art Exhibition Reception
SOCIAL
Banquet and Awards Ceremony
18:30
19:00
19:30
20:00