I need email addresses for the following 8 people, who have given presentations to Connections US. We need these as part of our effort to build an archive of Connections US Proceedings — specifically to obtain from them a copy of their presentation and their permission to include it in the online archive. Please eyeball […]
This is a reminder that the CONNECTIONS NORTH 2021 professional (war)gaming conference will be held online on 19-21 February. The current version of the conference programme can be found here. Issue to be explored at the conference include: wargaming and other serious gaming in Canada wargaming in smaller defence communities Arctic wargaming so long and […]
Tim Wilkie (National Defense University) has passed on a call for papers for Connections US 2021: Happy New Year from the Connections US interdisciplinary wargaming conference! The call for presentations for Connections US 2021 can be found here. Connections US 2021 is expected to be conducted in person at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, June 22-25. There […]
CONNECTIONS NORTH is Canada’s annual conference devoted to conflict simulation. It is intended for national security professionals, policymakers, researchers, educators, game designers, university students, and others interested in the field of wargaming and other serious games. This year it will be held virtually (via Zoom), and will extend over three days. Prior registration is via Eventbrite […]
Connections Netherlands this year will take place, virtually, on 7 December 2020, from 0930 to 1600 CET. For full details to register to the conference, visit the Connections NL website December 7 is also the start of the Connections Oz conference, although with the time zone differences you could attend both!
This year’s Connections Oz conference will take place online on 7-9 December 2020: Connections Oz is a conference for professional wargamers and serious gamers. It is scheduled for 7-9 December 2020. Please note this in your diaries and feel free to distribute to your networks. We are now calling for presentations for this year’s conference. […]
The Connections NL professional wargaming conference will will take place on 7 December 2020. Part of it may be streamed. This year’s conference is focused on the defence wargaming community. For further details as they are announced, consult the Connections Netherlands website. Connections NL is a cosponsor of the Derby House Principles and diversity and […]
This past week was the first ever Connections Global conference—that is, the annual Connections US professional wargaming conference, but organized as a virtual, online event because of the current COVID-19 pandemic. The conference ran for five full days, and featured over fifty presentations, panels and keynotes (split between two virtual rooms), plus associated online gaming […]
Connections Netherlands has joined the growing list of organizations that have endorsed the Derby House Principles on diversity and inclusion in serious gaming. If your organization would like to join them in endorsing the Derby House Principles, drop us a line.
Registration for Connections (US/global) is now open: On behalf of my conference co-chair, Matt Caffrey, and the Connections conference planning committee, I am pleased to announce that registration is now open for Connections 2020. This year’s conference will be conducted entirely online, August 10-14. Our host for 2020 is the Center for Naval Analyses. While […]
In response to the global pandemic, this year’s Connections US interdisciplinary wargaming conference will be held on 10-14 August 2020 as a 100% virtual/online conference and as a truly Global Connections, with hours convenient for participants from the west coast of the US and Canada through the UK and Europe. Content will include a […]
Due to new Naval wide (which includes the USMC) base access regulations following shootings at Navy bases USMC Quantico has had to disinvite Connections US 2020. Connections US 2020 will now be hosted by CNA in Arlington, VA, August 11-14, 2020. Note the one week shift to the right. For more details go to the […]
“It is with great regret that the Connections UK 2020 conference scheduled for 8-10th September in Nottingham has been cancelled due to the coronavirus Covid-19.” — The Connections UK Organisers See http://www.professionalwargaming.co.uk/ for full details.
On February 15, McGill University hosted the annual CONNECTIONS NORTH interdisciplinary conference on conflict simulation and other professional/serious gaming. This was the fourth such conference—and the largest yet, with 79 registrants. Of these, over half were a mix of national security professionals, game designers, and researchers, and the remainder were university students (mainly from my […]