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**With apologies for any cross-postings**
 
Researching Learning in Immersive Virtual Environments 2011 (ReLIVE11)
 
Creative Solutions for New Futures, 21st  22nd September 2011, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
 
 
**Registration now extended until 22nd August 2011**
 
The teaching and learning in immersive virtual worlds community is challenged to think even more creatively when The Open University hosts ReLIVE11 on the 21st  22nd September.
 
ReLIVE11 features a keynote speech from Robin Wight, President of The Engine Group advertising agency, and highlights include the launch of the Springer book series on Immersive Environments and a link-up with the IEEE Standards Association virtual vPEARL summit in Los Angeles on the 20th  21st September.
 
There is an interactive Q&A session with an invited panel of cyber-celebrities and just before ReLIVE11 will be the ReLIVE Virtual Festival on the 20th September a day of activity within Second Life for those unable to attend.
 
ReLIVE11 is linked to The Virtual World Conference, a 24-hour event also taking place in Second Life on the 14th September (REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: www.thevirtualworldconference.org).
 
Registration for ReLIVE11 has been extended until the 22nd August.
 
Highlights of ReLIVE11
 
         Day 0 The Virtual Festival: free inworld workshops
 
         Day 1 Opening keynote from Robin Wight, creative legend in advertising, to launch the conference theme of being creative in the virtual world within physical world constraints
 
         Day 1 ReLIVE sees the formal launch of the Springer book series on Immersive Environments [http://www.springer.com/series/10095]
 
         Day 1 Workshop linking us live with the IEEE VECoLab vPEARL summit in California (http://standards.ieee.org/news/vpearl/index.html)
 
         Multidisciplinary papers, presentations and workshops focusing on researching learning in immersive virtual environments 
 
         Day 2 Interactive keynote session from invited panel of cyber-celebrity speakers 
 
         Day 2 Invited workshop from The Science Circle (http://sciencecircle.org/)
 
         Day 2 Workshop based on Tom Boerllstorff's presentation at the online event The Virtual World Conference on the 14th September [http://www.thevirtualworldconference.org]
 
         Best paper prizes to the value of 300 in book vouchers from Springer
 
         All delegates receive a memory stick with the ISBN-registered conference proceedings as well as a conference goodie bag
 
         Implementations papers strand supported by JISC CETIS (http://jisc.cetis.ac.uk/)
 
         Selected papers in special issue of the International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments  (http://www.igi-global.com/bookstore/titledetails.aspx?titleid=1134)
 
         Selected papers developed as chapters for edited book, to be published within the Springer Immersive Environments series in 2012


For further details please visit our website: www.open.ac.uk/relive11.
 
 
Best wishes
 
ReLIVE11 Conference Team

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