Tiziano Antognozzi

IMT School Lucca

Lucca Crea S.r.l.

Art HistorySociology of CultureEvents Managament

IMT School Lucca

Game TheoryBehavioral SciencesEvolution



Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografica e Geotermica Sperimentale
Game-based learning, Project management, Science communication



Università di Firenze - Rappresentante DISEI

Science CommunicationGame Based Learningn

Università di Firenze 

Game TheoryBehavioral SciencesEvolution

IMT School Lucca

Philosophy of ScienceReasoning & RationalityGame Theory

IMT School Lucca

Computer ScienceCybersecurityTraining & Gamification

Università di Parma

Game TheoryExperimental Methods

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Legal Informatics,e-Sports 

IMT School Lucca

Optimization,Machine Learning, and Game Theory

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Game Based Learning, Gamification, Game Design

Alan Mattiassi


Game Psychology,
Game-Based Learning,Psychology of playing and gaming


Università degli Studi di Genova - Rappresentante

Videogames, Data analysis, Educational Technology
Università degli Studi Genova - Rappresentante CERG
Public History, Gaming, Didactics of History
STEAM education,  Game Based Learning, playful design 



Università degli Studi di Messina
Experimental Pedagogy



IMT School -Rappresentante LYNX

Interdisciplinary Analysis of Images: Objects, spaces, images. Individual experience and social behaviors 

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Head of Research, Tech Transfer and Third Mission Office (UNIMORE)



Lucca Crea
Head of Content and Productions 

Anna Smaniotto

IMT School Lucca

Head of Research and Knowledge Transfer Office (IMT School)
Communication, education, research, activity design, game based learning 


Francesco Bianchini

Università di Bologna
Philosophy,Artificial Intelligence,Cognitive Robotics

Marco Viola

Università di Torino

Carlotta Capuccino

Università di Bologna
Ancient PhilosophyPhilosophical WritingTeaching of Philosophy 

Diego Rizzuto

Taxi 1729

Science Communication,
Gambling,Behavioral Economics

Paolo Canova

Taxi 1729

Science Communication,
Gambling,Behavioral Economics
Università di Catania
Optimization and Game Theory

Dario Menicagli

IMT School Lucca

Psychology of Game and Players Behavior

Università di Genova

Human-Computer Interaction, Virtual Reality, and Gamification

Università di Genova

Human-Computer Interaction, Virtual Reality, and Gamification

Università di Genova

Optimization,Machine Learning, and Team Theory

Università di Pisa

Optimization and Game Theory

Romina Nesti

Università degli Studi Telematica IUL

Game Based Learning

Scuola di Fallimento, Associazione Play Res

Economic Thought, Business Administration, School of failure
IMT School Lucca
Game Theory, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics 

Vincenzo Crupi

Università di Torino


Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Political Economy,Gender Equality

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Regulation of Games with Cash Wins,Contrasting gambling

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Special Pedagogy, Teaching of Inclusion

Universidad de Barcelona


University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Web Technologies, Social Networks, Distributed Systems 

Diego Fumagalli

Game-based Learning, Game Design, Game History, Institutional Communication, Information Design

Ilaria Mariani

Politecnico di Milano

Game Design Research, Games for Social Change 

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Gaming, Rules and Logic of Normative Systems 

Arianna Rivi

FROG, Associazione Play Res

Pedagogy, Education, Gamification, Game for Social Change

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Data Management, Information retrieval and data analytics

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Museology, Geoscience Communication

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Game Theory, Multi-Criterion Decision Analysis

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Sport and Human Rights, Gaming and Minors' Rights

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Game Design

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Environmental and applied botany


Tuo Museo,
Mobile Idea

Engagement Design, Cultural Innovation, Gamification 

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Migration Economics, Labor Economics, Political Economics

Università di Sassari

Didactics of Mathematics

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Digital Storytelling, Didactics and Special Pedagogy

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Conflict, Visual, Interaction

Ludo Labo, Associazione Play Res

Public History, Political Philosophy, Game Design


Physicist, CNR Researcher, Board Games for Science Communication 

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Political Economics, Data Analysis

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Didactics and Special Pedagogy

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Contemporary Italian Literature

Università di Torino

Social OntologyHistory of MediaGame Studies


IS C. e N. Rossellli di Aprilia

Game Based Learning, Gamification, Public History


Game Design, Ludo Strategy, Teaching

IUSS di Pavia

Philosophy of Mathematics, Epistemology, Reasoning & Rationality

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Regenerative and Molecular Medicine

Marcello Missiroli

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Computer Science Teaching, Software Design, Role Playing Games

Università di Firenze, Associazione Play Res


Università di Genova

Educative Game Design, Game for Social Change, Game Evaluation

Serenella Valiani

IMT School Lucca
Logic, Formal Methods, Reasoning 

Gianandrea Inchingolo

Science-Art creations, science communication, game-based learning, role-play 



Game-based learning, astronomy communication, didactic astrophysics 

Università degli Studi di Trieste

Biodiversity, Ecology, Modelling

Università di Bologna

Pedagogy of play, Sport education, Play teaching, Outdoor education

Claudia Pandolfi

Spazio Sicuro
Communication, Game for Social Changes, Diversity Studies

Giulia Schiavone

Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca
Play in Education, Play and Performing Arts, Play and Embodied Education


La Pieve
Game Designer,Education,Game Developer
Università di Bologna
Didactics, History and Epistemology of Mathematics

Alessandro Demichelis

IMT School Lucca
Philosophy, Social Change, Roleplay 

Arturo Mariano Iannace

IMT School Lucca
War Gaming, History, Game-Based Education 


Università degli Studi di Padova
History and Digital Humanities , Gamification, Information Retrieval

Tommaso Francesco Piccinno

Università di Genova
Psychometrics, educational methods, psychological assessment, user testing, ergonomics 
Università degli Studi di Firenze
Actuarial science,
Economics of Sustainability,

Ginevra Virginia Lombardi

Università degli Studi di Firenze


Kings College London
Cyber Security, Socio-technical Security, Explainable Security, Security and Arts, Formal Methods
Science Communicator, Circus and Theater Teacher

Francesca Randone

IMT School Lucca
Stochastic Modeling, Performance Evaluation of Computer Systems 

Federico Plazzi

Università di Bologna
Evolution theory; Zoology; Science Popularization; Teaching and Learning Biology

Stela  Gjyzelaj

Urban Planner, Pervasive Games, grafich design

Alessandro Giovannucci

Università degli Studi di Teramo
Trasformative Play, Interactive Narrative, Experience Design, LARP

Enrico Drusiani

Project Management, Computer Science, Game Design
Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Public History, Videogaming

Giovanni Franceschelli

Game Design, Gamification, Soft Skills, Teaching

Casimiro Coniglione

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Legal Informatics, Philosophy of Law, Big Data

Antonella Lotti

Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Innovative Teaching and Learning strategies; Curriculum studies; Higher Education; Faculty Development. 

Giorgio Vingiani

Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn
Blue Biotechnology; EduLarp; Tabletop RPG Game Design; Storyteling

Michele Masini

Università di Genova
Educational methods; Psychological Asesssment; Cognitive Ergonomics

Fabio Frisone

Università di Messina
Gambling problem, Bheavioral Addiction, Phenomenological Psychopathology

Niccolò Toccafondi

IMT Lucca
Experimental and Behavioral Economics;Game Science & Industry

Alessandro Soriani

Università di Bologna
Education, Innovative Teaching Strategies, Video-game Culture, Digital Citizenship Education 
Università di Milano

Color,Color Deficiencies, Visual Perception
Università degli Studi di Sassari
Game Science, Game Based Theory, Gamification



Università di Torino

Game History,   Games and History, Political Games, Wargames

Riccardo Fassone

Università di Torino
Video-game History, Video-game Theory, Games and History, Political Games, Wargames

Martina Migliore

Psychologist Freelanc
RPG Psychoterapy, Cognitive Behavioral,  Psychoterapy Experimental,  Game-based therapy



Università di  Siena, Pisa e Firenze
Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics. 

Alessandra Carena

Università di Genova
Game Theory,Game Based Learning, Roleplay and Relationship, Pedagogy and Game



RobotiCSS Lab
Science Communication, Posthuman, Environmental Education



Università di Firenze
Games and Human Behavior, Psychology in Growth 



Università degli Studi di Siena
Nudges for Sustainability,Lifewide Learning, Psychology of Virtual Dynamics

Umberto Spaticchia

University of Messina

Artificial Intelligence Educational Gaming New technologies for sociology 


Eduardo Guerra

Università di Bolzano
Software engineering, Gamification, Board gamesin education

 Giampietro Sgaramella

Università di Firenze
Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Design,Gamification for Sustainability

Viola Nicolucci

 Psicoterapeuta specializzato in Psicologia della Salute 
Psychology of video games and gamers 

Francesco Forlin

Liceo Scientifico "G. Alessi" - Perugia
History of philosophy, Philosophy of education, Aestethics

Folco Panizza

IMT School
Inoculation,Fake news,Online Game-based learning
Science Communication, Storytelling, Role Playing Games, Worldbuilding, Gamification 

Robert Houghton

University of Winchester
Game-based learning, Public History, Games and History
Liceo "Grassi" - Latina
Game Theory, Applied Mathematics,Game Design

Erika Santin

Lucca Crea
Analog Games, Cultural and Creative Industry, History of tabletop games
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
Game-based learning, Gamification, Game Design

Rosalba Spotorno

Ist. Sup. Einaudi - Palermo
Play teaching, RPG, Games for Social Changes

Vittorio Mattei

IMT School
Control System, Machine Learning, Numerical Optimization

Paola Morando

Università di Milano Statale
Mathematics, Game-based learning, Teacher Training

Marco Tibaldini

Associazione italiana Clio '92
Historian, Mediterranean gaming traditions,Gamification in history teaching

Cesco Reale

Musée Suisse du Jeu
Science and Maths Games, Language and Polyglot Games, Gamification,
Murder Parties

Andrea Piazzoli

Università di Siena
Emergent Strategizing, Bheavioural Economics,
Social Psychology

Linda Campolo

Università di Firenze
Game-based learning, Theater, Games and Human Behavior, Psychology in growth

Paolo  Ciancarini

Università di Bologna
Computer chess, Artificial Inteligence, Games for team building

Alberto Fabris


Andrea Tortoreto

Università di Torino
Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Perception, Philosophy of Fiction



Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Safety Training Gamification, Occupational Psychology, Live Action Role Play

Marcello Ventilati

Ex Machina Edizioni.
Game design, Public history, Game-based Education

Mirco Carrattieri

Associazione Italina di Publich History (AIPH)
Histography, Public History,Heritage

Gianmarco Bet

Università di Firenze

Probability Theory and Applications, Statistical Physics, Random Graphs.

Michael Schlauch

Università di Bolzano
Game-based learning, Interactive Storytelling, Education

Laura Cardinale

Università Sapienzadi Roma
Public History, Gaming, Didactics of History

Emma Mottarella

Gruppo Studi Cognitivi
Cognitive behavioral psychologist-psychotherapist, game trainer

Stefano Cecere

Humanist Playful Education, Social Impact A.I. & XR, Digital Game Based Learning

Mariangela Scarpini

Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Gender Education, Gaming, Montessori, Philosophy of Childhood

Nicola Del Giudice

Università di Camerino
Multi-Agent Systems, Formal Models, Simulation
Università di Urbino
Foundations of Geometry, Mechanization of Reasoning, Reasoning and Rationality.

Fiorenza Giganti

Università di Firenze
Sleep quality, Memory and Learning, Sleep across the lifespan

Rebecca Naldi

Università Statale di Milano
Sociolinguistics, Language of Gaming, Competence Acquisition

Alessandro Savino

Azzurra Onlus
Game Based Learning, Roleplay and Relationship, Storytelling,
Game Design

Luana Silveri

Università di Bolzano

Francesco Bulleri

Università di Firenze
Game Design, Software Engeneering, Design patterns,
User experience, Domain modeling

Marco Scicchitano

Istituto di Terapia Cognitiva Interpersonale
Role Playing Games,
Play Therapy,
Game Theory

Matteo  Sassi

SAZ e Fun Factor  Game Studio
Game Design,
Game Based Learning, STEM,
Pedagogy and Game

Giovanni Contino

High Energy Astrophysics, Electronics for Astrophysics,
Game-Based Learning, Role-Play

Valentina La Parola

High Energy Astrophysics, Game-Based Learning,
Science Education

Francesco Bocci

Psicoterapeuta Adleriano e Associazione PlayBetter
Psychology of Videogames and gamers, Gamification,Game-based learning

Luca Decembrotto

Università di Bologna
Inclusive education, Prison-based Studies, Role-playing game

Giammario Giannotti

Liceo Scientifico G. Galilei
Game Studies,
Game-based learning,
Larp and Edu-Larp,Physics education

Diego Fabris

Future Education Modena
Game Based Learning,Game Design,RPG

Francesca Berti

Libera Università  Bolzano/Bozen

Play-based LearningPlay StudiesTraditional Sports and Games

Nicole Pinocchio

Humanitas University di Rozzano

Giuseppe Massimo Berbava


Rosiana Schiuma

University of Bologna
ItalianisticaPublic HistoryDigital Humanities

Letizia Vaccarella 

University of Siena

Design for All, Gender studies, Visual Communication

Daniel Zilio

Università di Padova e Meeple SRL 
Digital humanities, recommender systems, gamification for cultural heritage 

Silvia Poli

University of Bologna
 Supporting entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial ecosystem, Creative and cultural sector 

Giorgio Gandolfi

Ludo Labo, PlayRes

Training (Edutament), Events, Game Design

Errico Borro

University of Genova

Archaeology, public history, role-playing games

Francesca Alvisi

CNR - ISMAR Istituto di Scienze Marine, Marine

Geology; Land-sea interaction; Bottom oxygen depletion 

Vincenzo Santalucia


Game design, Game studies, Games for social change  

Martina Meroni

Sigmund Freud University

Clinical psychology, Game based therapy, Role playing games psychotherapy 

Annalisa Corbo


Psychology, training, helping profession facilitation 

Giulia Brizzi

Catholic University of Sacred Heart

Psychology, training, helping profession facilitation 

Francesca Freda

University of Genova

Game based learning,

Philosophy and board games, Pedagogy and game

Orietta Albertini

Il Salotto di Giano

Cultural Heritage

Game Design

Public History

Filippo Vincenzi

Area Games

Project-Based Learning

Human Focused Design


Francesco Nappo

IMT Lucca

Mathematical modelling, analogy, game-based learning 

Alessia Caviglia

University of Bologna

Game-based learning

Foreign language teaching 

Game Design


Stefano Carluccio


Computer Science, game design, introspective roleplay 

Alessandra Zanazzi


STEM education, astrophysics, game based learning, science communication

Gianluca Paparella



Role-playing games, Cognitive linguistic

Leonardo Ghisi


Game Based Learning, Lifelong learning, Pedagogy 

Elena Pacetti

University of Bologna

Didactic innovation, Inclusive education, Gender in education, Active citizenship and participation 

Alessandro Crociata

University “G. D’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara

Cultural Economics, Cultural Planning, Behavioral Change 


Cristiana Angelini 

University of Groningen

Psychology of virtual environment, gender issue, morality. 


Andreoletti Massimiliano

 Dipartimento di Pedagogia, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore



Innovative Teaching Strategies


Eugenio Nuzzo

Il Salotto di Giano

 Cultural Anthropology, 


Game Design.


Raffaele Berzi

University of Firenze




Alessandro Tacchini


Game based Learning, Computer Science, Playful Design

Noemi Miniscalco


Contrasting Gambling Regulations 

Gaming law

Online Gambling

Rita Fioresi


Games and public engagement in EU projects

Mathematically inspired Escape rooms

Mathematical games

Marina Locritani

Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia

Game Based Learning Citizen Science

Alessandra Rocco

National Institute of Optics (INO)

Optics,  Science communication, Game based learning,

Diego Manna

White Cocal Press

Game based learning, 

Game design, Science communication

Veronica Venco

University of Sassari

Archaeogaming Digital humanities Game-based learning



University of Sassari


Public history

Game-based learning

Giacomo Di Muccio

Sapienza Università di Roma

Italian Literature Gender Studies Body Studies

Arianna De Gasperis

Sapienza Università di Roma

Nineteenth-century Italian literature, Contemporary Italian Literature, Women's Writing