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We are pleased to announce The Virtual World Conference 2010, a unique event
exploring the use of online virtual worlds for learning, collaborative work
and business ventures, which will be hosted over a 24-hour period entirely
in Second Life on 15 September 2010.

The one-day conference, following the sun, will bring together 21
international speakers from around the world to share ideas, showcase
innovations and applications, and hold debates with a world-wide audience.
This is an excellent opportunity to get a snapshot of leading research and
expertise in the field, as well as network with like-minded peers.
Anna Peachey (The Open University/Eygus Ltd) and Professor Sara de Freitas
(SGI/Lab Group) will chair in the European zone, with Andreas Schmeil
(PARC/University of Lugano) in the American Pacific Coast time zone and
Claus Nehmzow (Alcus International Ltd/Hong Kong) in the East Asian time
zone.

The conference will consider how virtual worlds can change the way we learn,
work and socialise, focusing on three core themes:
* Social interaction, societies and communities in virtual worlds
* Business applications and strategies for using virtual worlds
* Formal and informal teaching and learning in virtual worlds

The Virtual World Conference 2010 will host trainers, experts, teachers,
policy-makers, managers, consultants, tutors and researchers from industry,
academia, schools and policy development, with representation from a wide
range of different sectors including:
* Education: schools, colleges and universities
* Research: universities, institutes, industrial labs
* Training: training organisations, private foundations
* Industry: international companies, SMEs
* Health: hospitals and training institutions, care trusts
* Environment: planning agencies, environmental agencies, emergency response
organisations 
* Government: central government departments, agencies and local government
authorities

For more information, and to register, please see the website at
www.thevirtualworldconference.org <http://www.thevirtualworldconference.org>
. Places are limited, so early registration is advised.


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Anna Peachey
Tel +44 (0)1364 653769 / +44 (0)7821 884573
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www.eygus.co.uk
 
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