: SBGAMES 2011 - Welcome! :
The SBGames is the most important event for development and research of computer games and digital entertainment in Latin America. It is attended by scientists, artists, designers, teachers and students from colleges, research centers and from the game industry. SBGames is the symposium of the Special Committee of games and Digital entertainment of SBC (Brazilian Computer Society), which is also supported by RBV (Rede Brasileira de Tecnologia de Visualização)
The Symposium started in 2002 named Wjogos, with a focus on computing. Since its introduction, it has been taking place annually, widening its scope to include art, design and industry-related subjects.
On its current form, SBGames is composed of four tracks (Computing, Art & Design, Industry, Games & Culture), two festivals (Indie Games Festival and Art Exhibition) and tutorials. The Games & Culture track was introduced on the most recent edition.
The Computing and Art & Design tracks showcase papers, posters and tutorials, while the Industry track offers seminary panels. The Indie Games Festival presents functional game prototypes on an informal session dedicated to innovation, technique, imagination and emergent newcoming talent. The Art Exhibition presents game concepts, storyboards, experimental game concepts and electronic game art, in a variety of media formats.