The organisers have put the videos from the board game events at DiGRA online. As fun and interesting as I remember.
Dr. Reiner Knizia is one of the world’s most successful and prolific game designers. He has had more than 500 games and books published in many countries and languages worldwide with sales totalling over 15 million games. He has won numerous international awards.
The panel brings together academics and practitioners from both sides of the digital gaming divide. They will attempt to explore what makes the modern board game interesting, and discuss the opportunities and challenges this evolving form of play presents and the impact that board games, and their study, should be having on game studies as a whole
Reiner Knizia (knizia.de/english.htm)
Chris Bateman (onlyagame.typepad.com/about.html)
Andrew Sheerin (terrorbullgames.co.uk)
James Wallis (spaaace.com/spaaace-people)
Douglas Wilson (game.itu.dk/index.php/Douglas_Wilson)
Armand Servaes (spelgroepphoenix.nl)