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Connections Netherlands endorses the Derby House Priciples

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.

Connections 2020: Registration for online conference now open!

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 […]

Connections US/Global 2020 update

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 […]

New date and location for Connections US 2020 Wargaming Conference

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 […]

Connections UK 2020 Cancelled

“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.  

Connections North 2020 conference report

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 […]

Connections UK 2020

Feedback from the Connections UK 2019 interdisciplinary wargaming conference included: “I didn’t think it was possible, but the conference again improved.” “A very well organised professional event.” “It was a great conference.  As I’m new to the community, the speakers and attendees made me feel very welcome.” “Really interesting and useful for first-timers.” “This was […]

Connections US 2020 Wargaming Conference – Call for Presentations

Connections 2020 will be hosted by the Wargaming Division of the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory in Quantico, VA, August 4-7. Connections is an interdisciplinary wargaming conference that has been held annually since 1993, with the mission of advancing and preserving the art, science, and application of wargaming. Connections participants come from all elements of the […]

Connections US Wargaming Conference 2019 Proceedings

  The Proceedings of the 2019 Connections US Wargaming Conference is now available thanks to Mark Leno, Wargame Analyst, Department of Strategic Wargaming at the US Army War College.

Connections NL 2019 AAR

The most recent Connections Netherlands wargaming conference was held on 28 October, with some fifty or so participants. You’ll find a report on the conference here. Please take a minute to complete our PAXsims reader survey.  

Connections Oz date and location change

Connections Oz is on the move. The date and venue for their 2019 conference has been changed  to 9-11 December at the Australian Defence College in Canberra. Further details at their website.

Registration open: CONNECTIONS NORTH 2020

Registration is now open for the CONNECTIONS NORTH professional wargaming/conflict simulation/serious gaming conference, to be held at McGill University in Montréal on Saturday, 15 February 2020. For details of past conferences, see these reports. Further details and conference registration via Eventbrite. CONNECTIONS NORTH is proud to be part of the globalist conspiracy anarcho-syndicalist commune international […]

Connections UK 2019 report

This year’s Connections UK professional wargaming conference was held at King’s College London on 3-5 September. Participants from almost two dozen countries countries took part, making it one of the most international Connections conferences ever. Of the 285 who registered for the event, about 13% were women. A very large proportion were also younger and […]

Connections 2019 report

This year saw the Connections wargaming conference move to the US Army War College, in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The event was just outside the base in the Army Heritage and Education Center, which was particularly helpful in that the administrative burden to get permission to attend for people like me (non-US citizen) was made significantly less […]