Virtual World Conference 2010 (in Second Life)
Wed 11th Aug, 2010
We are pleased to announce The Virtual World Conference 2010, a unique event exploring the use of online virtual worlds for learning, collaborative work and business ventures, which will be hosted over a 24-hour period entirely in Second Life on 15 September 2010.
The one-day conference, following the sun, will bring together 21 international speakers from around the world to share ideas, showcase innovations and applications, and hold debates with a world-wide audience. This is an excellent opportunity to get a snapshot of leading research and expertise in the field, as well as network with like-minded peers.
Anna Peachey (The Open University/Eygus Ltd) and Professor Sara de Freitas (SGI/Lab Group) will chair in the European zone, with Andreas Schmeil (PARC/University of Lugano) in the American Pacific Coast time zone and Claus Nehmzow (Alcus International Ltd/Hong Kong) in the East Asian time zone.
The conference will consider how virtual worlds can change the way we learn, work and socialise, focusing on three core themes:
The Virtual World Conference 2010 will host trainers, experts, teachers, policy-makers, managers, consultants, tutors and researchers from industry, academia, schools and policy development, with representation from a wide range of different sectors including:
For more information, and to register, please see the website at www.thevirtualworldconference.org
Places are limited, so early registration is advised.