Remix Play Summit 2018

Remix Play Summit 2
Tuesday 13th February 2018

A Message from the Organisers

Thank you to everyone involved in the Remix Play 2 Summit! The event has been a huge success, with over 120 delegates, more then 14 speakers, and entire class fulls of students. Whilst Remix Play 2 was a fun filled extravaganza of playfulness in education, the conversation isn’t over. We encourage everyone to continue contributing to the discussion through tweeting with #RemixPlay2. If you want to embed gamefulness and playfulness in your teaching, we’re always here to help.

Remix Play 2 will be held on Tuesday the 13th February 2018. With the theme of co-creativity in education, a range of speakers and practical sessions are available to attend. The summit will bring together academics, students, games industry professionals and gameful/playful pedagogies experts and practitioners to discuss the impact of co-creativity in higher education. Held in the Disruptive Media Learning Lab at Coventry University, the event encourages the input of students and staff alike to help shape the future of games and play in Universities.


Registration and Ticket Sales are Now Closed

Student Competition

As part of the RemixPlay 2 Summit, we’re running a student competition. If you know students with a  Game Changing idea? Or those who have a playful, gameful and creative suggestion on how to fix a real-world problem? Then we want to hear from them! Students will have a chance to showcase their ides to industry specialists from a wide range of disciplines. 

Meet The Speakers

C. Ross







Hack The



Sean and Tsvetan


Remix Play 2 is hosted by Coventry University’s, Disruptive Media Learning Lab.  and powered up by HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council of England) and UK/Newton. The summit celebrates design and application of all things gameful, playful and creative in education. This year, we put co-creativity under the spotlight, and examine how we can help foster more co-operative play in higher education. Staff, students, industry professionals and academic practioners will come together for an interdisciplinary discussion and access to a range of hands-on practical workshops. Experiment, build and share creative ideas, and if all else fails… there is always cake (lie).


9:00AM – Hill / Open Cafe
Registration, Tea, Coffee.

9:30AM – Open Cafe
Welcome and Introduction
Ian Dunn
(Deputy Vice Chancellor for Student Experience)

9:45AM – Open Cafe
Keynote Presentation
C. Ross Flatt
(Institute of Play)

10:35AM – Open Cafe
Keynote Presentation – Co-Creativity inspired by play
Prof. Sylvester Arnab
(Professor of Games Science)

Breakout Sessions and Workshops

12:00PM – Hill / Open Cafe
Lunch (Provided)

Breakout Sessions and Workshops

14:30PM – Hill / Open Cafe

14:45PM – Open Cafe
MMORPG by Paul Flannery

15:45PM – Open Cafe
Closing Statements and Competition Winners

16:00 – 18:00
Join a Live Teaching Session
Dr. Luca Morini

Design Thinking: A Playful Approach to Innovation
DMLL Teaching Room

16:00 – 18:00
Join a Live Teaching Session
Oliver Wood

Teaching Social Media Marketing though the use of LEGO

DMLL Grass

Contact the Organisers

If you have any questions or would like to know more about the event, please feel free to get in touch with us. We are always happy to help. You can contact us by phone, by email, or through social media. 

Call the Office:

02477 659495

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Find Us

Disruptive Media Learning Lab, Frederick Lanchester Library, Coventry University, Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5DD

By Car

If arriving by car, we have a limited number of spaces available for the event. If you wish to reserve on of these, please email Debra James for details. Coventry also has a number of public and private car parks dotted around the city centre. Please note that much of the area around the University is a restricted parking zone.

By Train

The Disruptive Media Learning Lab is a short walk from Coventry Railway Station (COV). Coventry Railway station is serviced by London Midland, Virgin West Coast, and Cross Country services. It services routes from London Euston and Birmingham New Street amongst others. The station has a large taxi rank outside, as well as a well connected bus service which travels to the centre of the city. 

By Taxi

If getting a taxi, ask for the ‘Frederick Lanchester Library’ on ‘Gosford Street’. The postcode for the Library is CV1 5DD. There are a number of taxi ranks around Coventry, the home of the London Taxi Company. You can also access the Library building from Gulson Road. 

Keeping it Social

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