The 15th annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education (VWBPE 2022) conference opens today at 8am SLT where the Gateway for the Kick Off Event will start. Phelan Corrimal will officially declare the beginning of VWBPE 2022 along with the conference planning committees who will be sharing upcoming conference highlights. From 9am SLT there will be a keynote speech by Oksana Levytska at the VWBPE Auditorium who will be talking about the use of virtual technologies and practices in support of ongoing education during world events.
Patch Linden will be live from 11am SLT to 11.50am roughly at the Above the Book interview talking about what’s new at Linden Lab and the impact that education (non-profit organizations) has in Second Life. This event will take place at the VWBPE Auditorium so please arrive early to get a seat.
- The VWBPE Annual Parade starts from 1.30pm to 2pm at the Social Spaceport.
There will be swag bags around where it has a teleport HUD, conference information and the schedule. Here is the VWBPE 2022 full program schedule and let’s spread the word about this to your friends and on blogs across the metaverse.
- Check out the program schedule for more events. I have picked out some recommended cool events below that you may be interested in.
Friday 1st April 2022
- Randall Sadler Keynote speech talk about the history of the metaverse + VR from 8.30am to 9.20am SLT at the VWBPE Auditorium
- Spirit Light Dance Company special performance at the Rockcliffe University Auditorium from 10.45am SLT to 11.45am SLT
- Above the Book Interview with Maria Korolov talking about the state of the virtual environments from 3pm SLT to 3.50pm SLT at the VWBPE Auditorium
- Music and Dancing with DJ Ale from 6pm SLT to 7pm SLT at the VWBPE Social Spaceport
Saturday 2nd April 2022
- Virtual Cultures in Pandemic Times – A VWBPE Discussion from 9am SLT to 9.50am SLT at the VWBPE Workshop Area B
- Prim Quiz from 1pm SLT to 2pm SLT at the VWBPE Social Spaceport
- Virtual Worlds after COVID from 4pm SLT to 4.50pm SLT at the VWBPE Lecture Theatre Area A
- VWBPE Closing Ceremony with closing remarks with Phelan Corrimal followed by other VWBPE Committee Chairs from 6pm SLT to 7pm SLT. This event will be held at the VWBPE Auditorium
- Dance The Night Away Party from 7pm SLT to 8pm SLT at the VWBPE Social Spaceport
VWBPE 2022 Sponsors
- Linden Lab – Gold Level
- Rockcliffe University Consortium – Silver Level
- Virtual Ability – Silver Level
- Agile Dimensions – Bronze Level
- Kelly School Of Business – Bronze Level
- Journal of Virtual Studies – Bronze Level
Please spread the word about VWBPE 2022.