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2014 EDU: PEOPLE: VWBPE Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education (VWBPE) Conference: April 9-13 2014

Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education (VWBPE) Conference: April 9-13 2014
Updated May 25, 2015
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Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education is a global grass-roots community event which focuses on education in immersive virtual environments. This open conference is organized by educators, for educators, toto showcase the learning that takes place in this community of practice
Over 2000 innovative educators from around the world will be sharing their achievements and challenges that they face in enhanced learning technology as well as their vision of future collaborative learning in virtual worlds and games.

 2014 Keynote and Featured speakers

Opening Keynote: Closing the Gap: Virtual Reality & Education
Presenter: Philip Rosedale, CEO High Fidelity
Date/Time: Wednesday April 9th, at 1:00pm PDT
Location: Second Life – VWBPE Central Auditorium

Featured Keynote: Connections in an Open Place
Presenter: Justin Clark-Casey, President OpenSimulator umbrella Overte Foundation
Date/Time: Thursday April 10th, at 7:00am PDT
Location: OSGrid – VWBPE Gateway

Featured Keynote: The Coming 3D Future Shock
Presenter: Maria Korolov, Editor in Chief – Hypergrid Business
Date/Time: Thursday April 10th, at 10:05am PDT
Location: OSGrid – VWBPE Gateway

Featured Keynote: Using Virtual Worlds and Gamification to Enhance Learning
Presenter: Andrew Hughes, CEO Designing Digitally
Date/Time: Friday April 11th, at 7:00am PDT
Location: Second Life – VWBPE Central Auditorium

Featured Keynote: TBA
Presenter: Ebbe Altberg, CEO Linden Lab
Date/Time: Friday April 11th, at 1:00pm PDT
Location: Second Life – VWBPE Central Auditorium

Featured Keynote: Design Implications of Game-Based Analyses
Presenter: David Gibson, Associate Professor at Curtin University in Perth, Australia
Date/Time: Saturday April 12th, at 7:00am PDT
Location: Second Life – VWBPE Central Auditorium

Featured Keynote: "There’s always room for a virtual zipline”, and other lessons from SciEthics Interactive
Presenter: Dr. Larysa Nadolny, Assistant Professor, Iowa State University
Date/Time: Saturday April 12th, at 1:00pm PDT
Location: Second Life – VWBPE Central Auditorium

VWBPE14 Location Links. Click to go or drag to the viewer screen

Calendarhttp://vwbpe.org/conference/vwbpe-2014-calendar
Accessing the Conferencehttp://vwbpe.org/conference/accessing-the-conference
Watch Live Nowhttp://vwbpe.org/conference/watch-live-now
Keynoteshttp://vwbpe.org/conference/keynotes
Panelshttp://vwbpe.org/conference/featured-panels
MOOC Informationhttp://vwbpe.org/blog/vwbpe-virtual-worlds-tour-mooc-kick-off
Sponsorshttp://vwbpe.org/our-sponsors

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