The seventh edition of the
Women in Games Conference, hosted by the University of Bradford in cooperation with Bradford College, has been
cancelled due to a lack of delegates signing up for the dates.
Due to be held from 25 –
26 March, the conference had
a strong line up of speakers including the Digital Games Research Association, Schell Games and the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology.
A statement from this year’s conference chairpersons,
University of Bradford lecturer in computer games, Kaye Elling, and
Researcher at Bradford College, Marian Carr, said: “We are very sorry to
announce that this year’s Women in
Games Conference has been cancelled
due to low delegate numbers.
“The conference team would
like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their support of WIG2010,
and hope that you will continue to support Women in Games in any future events,” they added.
Full refunds will be
issued to those who have already purchased tickets.
The organiser says
the goal for Women In
Games 2010 was “to build bridges
between different cultures within the games industry, game markets and game study, in what is becoming an increasingly