University of Greenwich
Tom is Lecturer in Games Development at the University of Greenwich. His research is situated at the boundary of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and Games Studies, and focuses on the broadening and deepening of emotional engagement in videogames. He organises events for his local games development community, as well as AdventureX - the Narrative Games Convention, an internationally recognised sell-out event. Tom was previously at Supermassive Games where he was a designer on the BAFTA award-winning horror game Until Dawn and artist on Killzone Shadow Fall.
Tom Cole is speaking at the following session/s
“Together We Are Stronger” - Building Bridges Between Higher Education and the Games Industry
Building on a very successful and well-attended roundtable session last year, this is a 90 minute workshop for communication, collaboration, and forging new relationships between higher education and the games industry.
Clear communication of what issues and pressures are facing Higher Education
Clear communication of the issues and pressures facing the games industry
Collaborative generation and discussion of potential solutions to benefit both sides