Game Jam – Die Bedrohung der Privatsphäre entdecken

Am 7. und 8. Oktober 2017  findet eine Veranstaltung an der Schnittstelle zwischen Smart City, Privacy und Security statt. Auf dieser entwickeln wir gemeinsam mit Game Designern und Privacy- sowie Security-Experten sogenannte Serious Games, mit denen datengetriebene Unternehmen ihre Mitarbeiter gegen Privacy- bzw. Security-Risiken schulen können. Das außergewöhnliche Format verspricht, die teils komplexe Materie auf intuitiv verständliche und kreative Weise vermitteln zu können. Weitere Informationen in englischer Sprache unten.

Implementing privacy and security through serious games
7 to 8 October 2017 | HIIG Berlin

How to build smart cities in a privacy and security-friendly way, when more and more movements and human actions are tracked by means of public wifi and camera systems? How to develop the right infrastructure? In particular, how to sensitise employees handling risky data in businesses, which provide smart applications not only for smart cities but for a lot more technological solutions we are confronted with today? In more general words, how to combine state-of-the-art privacy and security and creative thinking? The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society is organising a unique 2-days event for game designers and experts in the field of privacy and security.


Saturday, 7 October 2017

09:30 – 10:00Registration and Coffee
10:00 – 10:15Welcome and opening
10:15 – 11:15Input statements and briefing
11:15 – open endGroup formation and jam
(lunch and dinner provided)

Sunday, 8 October 2017

09:30 – 10:00Welcome coffee
10:00 – 17:00Jam
17:00 – 18:00Finalisation of proposals for presentation
18:00 – 20:00Pitches and awards
(public event)
20:00 – 21:00Get-together


We’re looking forward to your application before 30 September via the form below. Once you’ve been selected as a participant latest on September 30, we will let you know about further details. You will receive detailed info about the program and the premises. Please keep in mind that the selection process is no subject to appeal.

Jury and Awards

Jury members: Michelle Dennedy (CISCO), Meike Kamp (Datenschutzbehörde), Nico Nowarra (Experimental Game), Lies van Roessel (Hans-Bredow-Institut), Thomas Schildhauer (HIIG), Eva Schulz-Kamm (Siemens), Lars Vormann (Gamescom), Jillian York (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

The best game idea will be awarded by an expert jury with an exciting prize – a weekend trip to London for the whole winning team including a visit of The Crystal, the world’s largest museum on the future of (smart) cities – sponsored by Siemens. Furthermore, amongst all participants, we give away two one-year-memberships of Adobe Creative Cloud sponsored by Adobe.

Organisers and Partners

An event within the research project Privacy by design in smart cities organised by Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society financed by Cisco, in collaboration with INNOVATION AND LAW, Booster Space and iRights.Law.

Project lead: Max von Grafenstein
Organisation: BoosterSpace
Press: Florian Lüdke | Press release


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Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft,  Französische Straße 9,  10117 Berlin


Maximilian von Grafenstein, Prof. Dr.

Assoziierter Forscher, Co-Forschungsprogrammleiter

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