ROGER ALAN ALTIZER, Jr.

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

ROGER ALAN ALTIZER, Jr. portrait
  • Director of Digital Medicine, Center for Medical Innovation
  • Associate Director, Entertainment Arts Engineering
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), Entertainment Arts Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Population Health Sciences

Presentations

Presentations

  • Park City Rotary Club - at behest of Denise Begue and John Langell of the Center for Medical Innovation for promotion of The GApp Lab and its projects. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/13/2016.
  • Forthcoming: Shipman JP, Casucci T, Altizer RA, Zagal JP. Shhh! A Library and an Innovation Center Unite! Poster for VentureWell 21 st Annual Open Conference. Washington DC, March 24-25, 2017. Other, Submitted, 12/01/2016.
  • Wimmer EN, Casucci T, Altizer R. Playing Around with Serious Games and Gamification in Health Sciences Education. 75-minute Workshop for University of Utah’s Academy of Health Sciences Educators Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah. September 28, 2017. Other, Submitted, 12/01/2016.
  • MLA Keynote speaker for Merge & Converge conference in Des Moines, Iowa. Oct. 22-24 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/22/2016.
  • Altizer RA, Casucci T, Shipman JP. Virtually Team Teaching: VR and Serious Games as an Experimental Class by Games Faculty and Librarians. Poster for Merge & Converge: Sixteen in ’16, the Joint Meeting of the Midwest and Midcontinental Chapters of MLA. Des Moines, Iowa, October 21-25, 2016. Other, Presented, 10/22/2016.
  • Casucci T, Shipman JP, Altizer RA, Zagal JP. Shhh! We’re Making Games in the Library and You Can Too. Poster for 1st International Joint Conference of DiGRA and FDG, Dundee, Scotland, August 1-6, 2016. Other, Presented, 08/01/2016.
  • Altizer, R. (2007) When Play Becomes Work, Research in the Videogame World of Warcraft. Presented at the Association of Internet Researchers conference 8.0, Vancouver, Canada. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/01/2015.
  • Altizer, R. (2014) University of Utah, School of Dentistry, “Good Games?”, invited lecture. October 22, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/22/2014.
  • Altizer, R. (2014) Starting a Second Generation Games Program. - Invited talk for GAME U at Indiecade. Culver City, CA, October 12, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/12/2014.
  • Kessler, R., Altizer, R., Blackburn, J., Bartholomew, M., van Langeveld, M. (2014) “Graphics and Games in Utah,” Utah Technology Through Time, the 62nd annual Utah State History Conference, September 26, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/26/2014.
  • Altizer, R., Shipman, J.P., McIntyre, M. (2014) Medical and Therapeutic Games. Panel Presentation for Salt Lake Comic Con, Salt Palace Convention Center, Utah, September 6, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/06/2014.
  • ltizer, R., van Langeveld, M., Zagal, J.P. (2014) Defense GameTech User’s Conference, “Games and Simulations”, September 4, 2014, Orlando. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/04/2014.
  • Casucci T, Shipman JP, Altizer R. (2014) Unravelling Medical Game Research: Informing players of foundational evidence. Presentation for Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) Conference, Snowbird, Utah, August 5, 2014 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/05/2014.
  • Casucci T, Shipman JP, Altizer R, Langell JT. (2014) Revolutionizing Game Creation Partners: Healthcare professionals, including librarians, and game scholars unite. Presentation for Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) Conference, Snowbird, Utah, August 4, 2014 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/04/2014.
  • Thomas, C., Akers, J., Altizer, R. (2014) Moderator, Fantasy Con, “Game Music”, July 3, 2014 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/03/2014.
  • Altizer, R. (2013) College of Engineering Lunch, “Design Box” June 25, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/25/2014.
  • Altizer, R. (2014) USC, Invited Speaker, “Transmedia Storytelling: Disney Infinity”. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/01/2014.
  • Altizer, R., Consalvo, M. (2014) Feature Creep or Essential Mechanics? Top Twenty Things Game Development Programs Should be Doing Outside the Classroom. Game Developers Conference (GDC), San Francisco, CA March 2013. Rated in the top 1% of all Education Summit Speakers and in the top 5% of all speakers in the conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/03/2014.
  • Altizer, R., Kessler, R., Zagal, J.P. (2014) 63rd Annual Frederick W. Reynolds Lecture, “A Grown-Up Conversation About Games: Mind, Body, and Soul”, University of Utah, February 10, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/10/2014.
  • Altizer, R. (2014) New University Scholars Invited Lecture Serious, Games? - Presented to the Block U New University Scholars on medical games and apps as well as the digital humanities . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/01/2014.
  • Altizer, R., Kessler, R., Zagal, J.P. (2013) University of Utah - Digital Medical Therapeutics Seminar, “Games for Health”, October 29, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/29/2013.
  • Digital Medical Therapeutics: Exploring the power of video games and apps to transform disease treatment, health maintenance, and clinical training (7 presentations). Eccles Auditorium, Huntsman Cancer Institute. Invited talk on "Games and the Body" Invited by John Langell, Executive Director, Center For Medical Innovation, Office Of Sr Vp Health Sci, University of Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/28/2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/28/2013.
    http://www.wherevent.com/detail/U-of-U-Digital-Med...
  • Going to School for Games - The U of U Panel. 2013 SALT LAKE COMIC CON SEPTEMBER 5-7 AT THE SALT PALACE CONVENTION CENTER. http://saltlakecomiccon.com/. 09/07/2013 - 09/07/2013 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/08/2013.
    http://saltlakecomiccon.com/
  • Video Game History, Panelist. 2013 SALT LAKE COMIC CON SEPTEMBER 5-7 AT THE SALT PALACE CONVENTION CENTER. http://saltlakecomiccon.com/. 09/07/2013 - 09/07/2013 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/08/2013.
    http://saltlakecomiccon.com/
  • ltizer, R., Hayes, P. and Hayes, R., Zagal, J.P. (2013) Salt Lake Comic Con, “History and Culture of Videogames” September 7, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/07/2013.
  • The Intersection of Video Games and Patient Empowerment: case study of a real world application. Craig Caldwell; Carol Bruggers; Roger Altizer; Greg Bulaj; Troy D'Ambrosio; Robert Kessler. IE'2013, September 30 - October 01 2013, Melbourne, VIC, Australia Copyright 2013 ACM 978-1-4503-2254-6/13/09 http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2513002.2513018. Article, Refereed Conference Proceedings, Published, 09/2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2013.
    http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=2513002.251301...
  • Power Ups: Iconography in Digital Games: Chess, O’Donnell, Soderman, Altizer - Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA), 08/2013, Atlanta Georgia. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/26/2013.
    http://dm.lmc.gatech.edu/digra2013/participant/pan...
  • Altizer, R. Chess, S., O'Donnell, C. (2013) Coins, Stars, and Hearts. To be presented at the Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) conference in Atlanta. Other, Presented, 08/01/2012.
  • Video Games: Where Technology Meets Art - Marriott Library Lecture Series Serious, games? How games are changing the future of science, medicine, and the academy / Roger Altizer, design and production track director. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/27/2012.
    http://www.lib.utah.edu/blog/2011/12/what-you-dont...
  • GEEX 2011 - Game Design 101. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/14/2011.
    http://geexshow.com/schedule.php
  • 2011. Paul, C., Altizer, R., Chen, M., Dutton, N., Harper, T., and Kelly, S. We study games… professionally: Academic research and game studies. Penny Arcade Expo (PAX Prime), Seattle, WA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/2011.
  • Games, Learning, and Society 7.0. Madison, WI. Microsoft’s “Game Content Usage Rules:” Legal Slight of Hand or Modders' Bill of Rights?, Roger Alan Altizer, Jr., Matt Anderson, Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/15/2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/15/2011.
    http://www.glsconference.org/2011/program/event/11...
  • Association of Internet Researchers 11. Gothenburg, Sweden. Sustaining Participation Through Citation, or Gaming Attribution, Roger Alan Altizer, Jr. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/23/2010.
    http://techrisk.se/wp-content/uploads/aoir/Fullpro...
  • Altizer, R. (2009) Closing the Door and Opening the Hood on the PS3 and Convergence. Presented at the Association of Internet Researchers conference 10.0, Milwaukee, WI. Other, Presented, 01/01/2009.
  • Altizer, R. (2008) For a Pound of Virtual Flesh: Tales of Trade in the World of Warcraft. Presented at the Association of Internet Researchers conference 9.0, Copenhagen, Denmark. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/01/2008.
  • Altizer, R., Hasian, M. (2006) Critiquing the Discourse of Unlimited Presidential War Powers. Presented at the National Communication Association Convention, San Antonio, TX . Other, Presented, 01/01/2006.
  • Altizer, R. (2004) Passionately Held Questions about Teaching and Learning: What are the Unique Contributions of Technology to Teaching Communication? Panel Discussion for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning section presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/01/2004.