VWBPE Calendar

All sessions of the VWBPE 2017 Conference are held in Second Life (represented in blue on the calendar). All times are in SLT (PST). You may access this time zone converter for your local time: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html.

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Good Morning, VWBPE! 07:00 AM
Good Morning, VWBPE!
Apr 1 @ 07:00 AM – 08:00 AM
Good Morning, VWBPE! @ VWBPE Social
VWBPE – Day Four. Join us for early morning coffee, continental breakfast, and a refreshing dip “Under The Sea.” This is your chance to enjoy a guided tour of the undersea gardens, explore the Mermaid[...]
Metaverse Libraries: Communities as Resources 08:00 AM
Metaverse Libraries: Communities as Resources
Apr 1 @ 08:00 AM – 09:50 AM
Metaverse Libraries: Communities as Resources @ VWBPE Lecture Area B
Panel Panelists: Valerie Hill Peninsula College Marie Vans HP Inc. Alyse Dunavant-Jones San Jose State University This paper examines the purpose and potential for virtual world libraries and librarians to help share resources, including virtual[...]
Quadrivium Networking Topic: Defining the True Digital Literacy 10:00 AM
Quadrivium Networking Topic: Defining the True Digital Literacy
Apr 1 @ 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Quadrivium Networking Topic:  Defining the True Digital Literacy @ VWBPE Quadrivium
Quadrivium Discussion Facilitator Yen Verhoeven Meet us at our quadrivium where we hope to entice you into a discussion on how to define digital literacy. The term gets used a lot, but what is it[...]
New Frontiers in Online Brain Training 11:00 AM
New Frontiers in Online Brain Training
Apr 1 @ 11:00 AM – 12:50 PM
New Frontiers in Online Brain Training @ VWBPE Workshop
Workshop Presenters: Lissena (aka Wisdomseeker) Thuja Hynes Francisco Koolhoven Ewan Bonham Whole Brain Health 6 members of Whole Brain Health lead sample activities to demonstrate our multi-dimensional Brain Training program. Our sim’s group programs, self-guided[...]
The ChangHigh Sisters Fireshow Circus 01:00 PM
The ChangHigh Sisters Fireshow Circus
Apr 1 @ 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
The ChangHigh Sisters Fireshow Circus @ VWBPE Circus
Everyone enjoys the circus, and the ChangHigh Sisters have created and designed a very unique and extremely powerful circus / fire-dancing show that is a MUST SEE! Watch them perform in rotating trapezes, on high[...]
Building a Virtual Science Fair 02:00 PM
Building a Virtual Science Fair
Apr 1 @ 02:00 PM – 02:50 PM
Building a Virtual Science Fair @ VWBPE Workshop
What is involved in creating virtual science fairs? What are the logistics, the learning opportunities, and the engagement of students in problem solving? Join the discussion and find out how you and your students can[...]
Will VR Matter in Education? Lessons Learned from a Second Life Documentarian’s 10 Year Life 03:00 PM
Will VR Matter in Education? Lessons Learned from a Second Life Documentarian’s 10 Year Life
Apr 1 @ 03:00 PM – 03:50 PM
Above the Book Interview Host: Kevin Feenan Rockcliffe University Consortium Special Guest: Bernhard Drax The Drax Files As part of the special program for VWBPE’s tenth anniversary, our host, Kevin Feenan, will interview Bernhard Drax[...]
Beyond Escapism: Virtual Worlds, Vulnerable Populations and Social Good 04:00 PM
Beyond Escapism: Virtual Worlds, Vulnerable Populations and Social Good
Apr 1 @ 04:00 PM – 04:50 PM
Presenter: John Lester Virtual Rehab The ability to leverage virtual worlds and VR technologies to improve quality of life and increase social good has never been greater. In this keynote, John will present how different[...]
KJJeff Kohn Pre-Closing Concert 05:00 PM
KJJeff Kohn Pre-Closing Concert
Apr 1 @ 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Jeff Kohn has been performing in RL for over 22 years and has performed at a variety of SL venues. Jeff performs at weddings, concerts, parties and other special events. He has built his repertoire[...]
VWBPE Legacy 2017 Closing Ceremony 06:00 PM
VWBPE Legacy 2017 Closing Ceremony
Apr 1 @ 06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Join us as we reflect upon the highlights of the conference, closing remarks from Phelan Corrimal and other VWBPE Committee Chairs. This event is hosted by the one and only inimitable Pooky Amsterdam, CEO of[...]
The Beatles Tribute Concert in The Octopus’s Garden Palladium 07:00 PM
The Beatles Tribute Concert in The Octopus’s Garden Palladium
Apr 1 @ 07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
The Beatles Tribute Concert in The Octopus’s Garden Palladium @ VWBPE Beatles-Tribute-Concert
Lightning Productions proudly presents a special tribute to The Beatles immediately following the closing ceremony in the Octopus’s Garden Palladium, Under The Sea. The legacy of The Beatles stands as one of the world’s most[...]
Dance The Night Away with DJ Coz OKelly 08:00 PM
Dance The Night Away with DJ Coz OKelly
Apr 1 @ 08:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Dance The Night Away with DJ Coz OKelly @ VWBPE Beatles-Tribute-Concert
Immediately following The Beatles Tribute Concert, join DJ Coz OKelly for our traditional end of the conference “Dance The Night Away” party! There is no better way to end the 2017 VWBPE conference than to[...]
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Exploring Information: The New Rockcliffe Library on Avacon 05:00 PM
Exploring Information: The New Rockcliffe Library on Avacon
Apr 3 @ 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Exploring Information: The New Rockcliffe Library on Avacon
Presenter: Melanie Putnam (RUC Librarian, OS).  Rockcliffe University Description: Participants will discover new information resources on the 4 sim Rockcliffe Library campus on the AvaCon Grid. Presentation goal: Demonstrate information resources available in Education, the Humanities,[...]
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Fieldscapes – 3D Virtual Field Trips 01:00 PM
Fieldscapes – 3D Virtual Field Trips
Apr 4 @ 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Presenter: David Burden (Corro Moseley). Daden Limited Description: The presentation will introduce attendees to the Fieldscapes platform, and to the ability of teachers to use it to create and share learning experiences. Tour will include the[...]
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Whole Brain Quest – Day One 08:00 AM
Whole Brain Quest – Day One
Apr 8 @ 08:00 AM – 04:00 PM
Whole Brain Quest - Day One
Presenter(s): Thuja Hynes (SL), Lissena Wisdomseeker (SL), Francisco Koolhoven (SL). Whole Brain Health Description: Day One of the Whole Brain Quest events at Inspiration Island. Go to the starting SLURL below for the full schedule[...]
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Whole Brain Health – Day Two 08:00 AM
Whole Brain Health – Day Two
Apr 9 @ 08:00 AM – 04:00 PM
Presenter(s): Thuja Hynes (SL), Lissena Wisdomseeker (SL), Francisco Koolhoven (SL). Whole Brain Health Description: Continuation of the Brain Quest events at Inspiration Island in Second Life from 08 Apr. Go to the starting SLURL below[...]
Immersive Indigenous Cultures 05:00 PM
Immersive Indigenous Cultures
Apr 9 @ 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Presenter:  Dragon Shichiroji (SL). Mystic Academy Description:  Come and explore the immersive and educational experience created by educators in the Mystic Academy community to showcase the mythology of indigenous cultures. Participants will learn and gain greater appreciation[...]
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