There are many exciting events to look forward to during March 2015 in Second Life and yay spring is around the corner. These events are the ones that I know of at the moment and if you know of any others please share them in comments.
Paint SL Purple is still happening in Second Life until 7th March 2015
The Full Perm Fair is still happening in Second Life until 22nd March 2015
RFL of SL 2015 season officially starts from 7th+ March 2015
VWBPE 2015 starts on 18th – 21st March 2015
Fashion for Life 2015 officially starts on 21st – 29th March 2015
Burnal Equinox in SL 2015 starts on 27th – 29th March 2015
This year marks the 8th annual VWBPE event in Second Life and it’s going to be a fascinating conference from the start to the end. VWBPE 2015 kicks off on 18th March until 21st March 2015 and the theme is Crossroads. See last year’s VWBPE numbers!
Here are the announced speakers for VWBPE 2015!
Ebbe Altberg will be opening the conference at 1pm SLT on Wednesday 18th March 2015. Ebbe will be speaking about the relationship between Linden Lab and educators.
Pamela Broviak will be speaking at 7am SLT about virtual spaces and civil engineering on Thursday 19th March 2015.
Gord Holden will be speaking at 1pm SLT about K-12 education, virtual worlds and experiential learning on Thursday 19th March 2015.
Jeroen Frans will be speaking at 7am SLT about impressive projects that engage learners on Friday 20th March 2015.
Sensuous Maximus will be speaking at 1pm SLT about her views on virtual teaching and skill sets on Friday 20th March 2015.
Susan Toth-Cohen will be speaking at 7am SLT about her life changing work of applying virtual worlds in her graduate program for occupational therapy on Saturday 21st March 2015.
John Fillwalk will be speaking at 1pm SLT about simulation and virtualization on Saturday 21st March 2015.
Jay Jay Jegathesan will be speaking at 4pm SLT at the closing about the large span of influence over the arts, research, machinima, teaching, and architecture on Saturday 21st March 2015
For a more in-depth read of the speakers above, see here.
Next weekend (6th-8th March) marks the start of 11th annual Relay for Life of Second Life 2015 season and to mark this special occasion there will be fireworks, live performers, games, fund raising events and much more.
This year the Kick Off Weekend is taking everyone back to 2005 and back to the first ever virtual relay in Second Life. It’s going to be great fun and everyone is welcome to attend.
Sunday 8th March 2015
9am – 10am SLT – T1 Radio Pre-Kick Off Show
10am – 11am SLT – Kick Off Opening Ceremony (including speeches from the RFL of SL 2015 planning committee)
11am – 7pm SLT – Live Performers and DJs continue the celebrations
For those that couldn’t make it to the first snowball fight a few weeks ago there is another chance to throw snowballs at the Lindens. The 2nd snowball fight will be held at 1pm SLT today over at the Winter Wonderland regions in Second Life. SLURL
Today marks Media Day for the 2015 SL Sci-Fi Convention and the sims will open to bloggers/news media at 12pm SLT through to 8pm SLT. There will be tours and opportunities to take snapshots of the wonderful sci-fi builds.
The sims open to the public at 12:01am SLT on Friday 20th February 2015 and will close on 1st March 2015. The opening ceremony begins at 12pm SLT. This is the 8th annual SL Sci-Fi Convention event and it’s in support of Relay For Life of Second Life, an official charity of the American Cancer Society. The theme is The Future is Now! :)
There are over 100 exhibitors from across the galaxy, many days of activity adventures, live music events, theatre presentations, parties and much more. Join in with the scavenger hunt, have fun in the amusement park, check out the orbital Space Experience and see the shops.
Spread the word and attend the 2015 SL Sci-Fi Convention. I will be exploring the regions and sharing snapshots/blogging in the days ahead. Stay tuned for that. :)