VWBPE Calendar

All sessions of the VWBPE 2019 Conference are held in Second Life®. All times are in SLT (PST).
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Conversation with Ebbe Altberg
Mar 15 @ 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Presenter: Ebbe Altberg/Ebbe Linden (Avatar)
Moderator: Kevin Feenan/Phelan Corrimal

Join us for an engaging conversation with Linden Lab CEO Ebbe Altberg, who once again opens up about topics that are most important to educators and communities of practice within Second Life. Topics will vary and conversation will flow organically.

Track: VRevolution
Format: Above the Book
Accessibility: Voice & Transcriptionist

Flying Stickies, Easy Quests, VW + Unity for Edu
Mar 17 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Julie LeMoine/Juliein3D (Avatar)
Artists, Designers and Builders

The presentation will summarize a new and emerging virtual world API running on the Unity game engine that offers a lot of creation flexibility from a VW classrooms without requiring much coding. A set of insights on this merging VWs with Unity will be presented. Much of the presentation will be framed in a real use case – a 3D classroom from the 2017 fall semester and will cover how this particular VW API on Unity enabled the rapid, no-code creation of engaging NPC interaction (quests) and how 3D sticky notes and other collaboration tools were added to amp up engagement.

Participants will learn about a new VW on Unity, Sinespace, and learn the basics of the new VW’s 3D quests creation tool.

Track: Collaboration and Distance Connections
Format: Spotlight Presentation
Accessibility: Voice & SpeakEasy HUD Tool