Rockcliffe would like to invite you to celebrate 5 years in Second Life. Join us as we take a look at Virtual Worlds Past, Present and Future.
9:30AM â€“ 10:00AM SL/PST Opening Keynote: Kevin Feenan (Phelan Corrimal), CEO of Rockcliffe University
10:00AM â€“ 11:00AM SL/PST Rant Ugajin : Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) and Prim Media in Second Life
Rant Agajin, from Ama Gi, will be presenting on the use of scalable vector graphics, prim media, and how SVG can be used to augment presentations within virtual classrooms.
11:00AM – 11:45AM SL/PST Agilebill Firehawk: Immersive Project Simulation Management Training
Join us as we learn how to manage projects using the popular “Scrum” stile of Agile Project Management. A simulation in the Agile 3d Factory will help you learn more.
12:00PM – 12:45PM SL/PST Agilebill Firehawk: Roundtable with Agile Scrum Lean Project Management
Bring your project management pains to a discussion that will offer you some cures. We will share what we learned the tour of the Agile 3d Factory, and highlight where skills can be added onto you resume.
12:00PM â€“ 12:45PM SL/PST VWBPE Informational Session
The Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference – now in its fifth year. Join us to learn about new opportunities for games and simulations, machinima, action research projects, and MOOCS – all new to this year’s conference. http://www.vwbpe.org/
1:00PM â€“ 2:00PM SL/PST Kevin Feenan (Phelan Corrimal): Virtual Achievements in Education
Over the past five years Rockcliffe has participated in some truly pivital moments in the history of Second Life and the metaverse in general. Join us as I share our virtual collaborative achievements over the past five years and how Rockcliffe has helped to support the community.
2:00PM â€“ 2:45PM Virtual Worlds and 3D Media Arts
Host: Mal Burns – Metaverse News Aggregator & Broadcaster https://twitter.com/malburns
Pooky Amsterdam: Virtual world media rich in color, immersive in experience which offers great opportunity for original realâ€“time engagement. http://pookymedia.com/
Draxtor Despres/Bernard Drax writes music for TV, commercials and feature films.
Tara Yeats: Machinimatographer, ersatz writer and all around smart-ass http://www.tarayeats.com
Gracie Kendal/Kristine Schomaker : Blow-dryer-wielding, polaroid-shooting new media, performance artist and painter who just finished publishing her 2nd volume of the 1000 Avatars Fine art book in RL. www.1000avatars.wordpress.com
2:00PM-2:45PM Pamala Clift – Roadside Discussion Where do you see the trajectory of Virtual Worlds headed? What other virtual worlds have you inhabited.. the good & bad. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Agile%203D/39/216/3
2:45PM -3:30PM Can Virtual Health lead to Real Life Wellness?
Host: Zinnia Zauber/Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond is an artist, instructor, and superheroâ™¥ who promotes the importance of creative education and community participation in the arts that are active and inclusive. http://uniqueasyou.com/
Gentle Heron/Alice Krueger : President, Virtual Ability, Inc. www.virtualability.org
Brena Benoir: Preferred Family Healthcare, non-profit mental health consultant http://www.pfh.org/
Thinkerer Melville/Selby Evans: Blogger on arts, communications, social tech, and other things in virtual worlds. (obvious case of ADHD) http://virtualoutworlding.blogspot.com/
3.00pm – 3.45pm Hawc Decosta, Criminal Professor Police Budgets and the Recession: Is Your Public Safety at Risk?
3:30PM â€“ 4:30PM A Virtual Future
Casual conversation concerning the future of virtual worlds:
Tab Scott/Terry Beaubois World-wandering amazing architect of Virtual Existences.
Ham Rambler/John Mahon bon-vivant, Barman and purveyor of the Best of Ireland in Second Life. http://www.dublinvl.com
Will Burns/Aeonix Aeon : A true master of prims and pixels, from academic to application for over fifteen years. Author, researcher and IEEE Object Interoperability Lead. (Darian Knight in other worlds ..). http://blog.andromeda3d.com , http://www.metaversestandards.org
4:30PM â€“ 5:00PM Rockcliffe and the Future (Kevin Closing Keynote)
Music at the George C. Dove Theatre: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Rockcliffe%20I/178/28/23
5:00-6:00PM Max Sabertooth: R&B, Soul, Country, Pop, Lite Rock, Jazz, Motown as well as Contemporary Country
6:00-7:00PM DJ Steve Rumsford: Covers 1950s-2000s rock, pop, urban, hip-hop, dance and classic jazz