Speeches and lectures


  • 06 April 2013: Play Modena 2013, “Il gioco dei soldi”  workshop
  • 28 – 29 April 2012: GAME Bang and Gamerz Talk at Vodafone Zero Open Lab, La Triennale (Mi, Italy)
  • 28 May 2010: Far Game, Cineteca di Bologna (Italy). Moderator of ugc panel. Guests: Riccardo Luna (Editor Wired Italia); Antonella Mascio (Univ. of Bologna); Valentina Paggiarin (Hive Production – MGS Philantrophy – first Metal Gear Solid Fan movie) – held in Italian
  • 20 June 2009: Following Gears: The evolution of virtual camera in shooter games, Archivio Videoludico – Cineteca of Bologna – held in English


  • 13 January 2014: “Games Beyond Entertainment”, Lecture for the Master  in Brand Communication at Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
  • 19 March 2013: “The Gamification of Content”, Lecture for Master in Social Network Influence Design (SNID) at Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
  • 04 December 2012: Social TV is Dead?”, lecture at MA Program, University of Bologna (Italy)
  • 10 May 2012: “2nd Scree, what?”,  seminar  for the “Linguaggi e Tecniche dei Nuovi Media” , Università per Stranieri di Perugia (Italy)
  • 30 November 2011: “Second Screen, What?”, lecture MA Program,  University of Bologna
  • 20 May 2010: Philosophy and Theory of Ludic and Social Media Seminar (held in English), University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy). Speech on ugc, bottom-up authorship – held in English


  • 29 August 2013: G|A|M|E – GoG Project. Panel at DiGRA Conference, Atlanta (USA)
  • 14 October 2011: Play, Create and…Share? Cultural Rewriting and Intellectual Property in Video Games The Culture of Remix – 2nd International Graduate Conference in Communication and Culture, Lisbon (Portugal) – held in English
  • 24 May 2011: Check-in Everywhere: Places, People, Narrations, and Games, Media Mutations 3 – University of Bologna, Bologna (ITALY) – held in Italian
  • 13 April 2011: The Gaming Experience: Towards a Database of Social Relationships, IX MAGIS Spring School – University of Udine, Gorizia (ITA) – held in English
  • 5 June 2009: (co-author) The Dilated Frution: video gamers and film lovers at Under The Mask Conference 2009 – University of Bedfordshire, Luton (UK) – held in English
  • 2 April 2009: (co-author) The Dilated Fruition: in search of a link between video gamers and movie-goers, VII MAGIS Spring School – University of Udine, Gorizia (Italy) – held in English