SimGHOSTS Australia Abstract Submission Deadline Extended!



Last chance to submit abstracts for SG18AUS!

As a special event for 2018, SimGHOSTS are collaborating with Simulation Australasia, the Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare (ASSH), and the Serious Games Showcase and Challenge for SG18AUS - a collaborative conference that is expected to attract an audience of program directors, clinicians, educators, academics, technology/operations specialists and game developers.

The program will feature the use of technology and virtual environments in simulation programs and aims to bring the spectrum of simulation professionals together to improve learner and patient outcomes.
Simulation Australasia and ASSH have dedicated education and research tracks in the program, and there is also a dedicated Serious Games, VR and AR track which will include demonstrations from the Serious Games Showcase and Challenge Australasia finalists.

   The submission deadline for SG18AUS has been extended to February 12th.

SimGHOSTS Australia Program Tracks are:

  • Audiovisual and Information Technology

  • Management & Operations

  • Clinical Concepts for non-Health professionals

  • Simulation Technology, SPs and Moulage

  • Research Methodology and Projects

  • Simulation Education Methodology & Debriefing

  • Serious Games, VR and AR

Presentation proposal categories for SimGHOSTS 2018 Australia are:

  • Podium Presentations (lecture with PowerPoint presentation)

  • Workshops (hands-on activity, 1, 2 or 4 hours long)

  • Poster Presentations (explanation of project, program, research, etc)

  • Innovation Showcase DIY Project (live demonstration or online video of a technology hack, unique design or other project)

All accepted abstracts earn one (1) $50 registration discount for one of the presenters. Accepted Innovation DIY Project & Poster proposals will be automatically eligible to compete in the Innovation Showcase and Poster Exhibition. For both the Innovation Showcase and Poster Exhibition a Best In Show will be awarded by the selection committee, as well as a Community Award voted on by event attendees. Prizes will be distributed during the Awards Ceremony.

For more information and presentation guidelines please click on the submission links below

Submit your SG18AUS proposal here.

Learn more about the SimGHOSTS 2018 Events!


 Serious Games at SimGHOSTS

 As the Australasian Simulation Congress takes a break in 2018 to return on the Gold Coast in 2019, the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge will be hosted at SimGHOSTS this year June 27-29 on the Gold Coast.

Finalists will have the opportunity to showcase their serious game at SimGHOSTS.

Winners receive $2500 support to attend the Global Serious Games Showcase & Challenge in Orlando, Florida.
Last years winners Opaque Space (Earthlight) went on to win the People's Choice Award at the Global Serious Games Showcase & Challenge.
Entries are now open at and close on April 29.