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Exciting events during March 2015 in Second Life

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

Spread the word :)

VWBPE 2015 Keynotes and Featured Speakers announcement

The VWBPE 2015 organisers have announced this year’s keynote speakers and featured speakers via the VWBPE website. It’s a interesting list of speakers I think and for me I’ll be looking forward to Ebbe Altberg keynotes speech the most.

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.

Reminder Update

  • The VWBPE 2015 Calendar is available here
  • Exhibitor space & displays submissions open until 27th February 2015
  • Feature your virtual world at the “Post-Conference Virtual World Tour”: submissions until 27th February 2015
  • Thinkerer Award: Please nominate your outstanding candidates by 1st March 2015
  • Register Here for tickets


Are you excited about VWBPE 2015 ?

Please post your views in comments! :)


RFL of SL 2015: kick-off weekend schedule

2015 RFL of SL Kick Off

2015 RFL of SL Kick Off Event

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
  • 6:45pm SLT – Fireworks Show

Useful Links

Firestorm hosts 2nd snowball fight

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

Spread the word and have fun! :)

Wow great snowball fight!

2015 SL Sci-Fi Convention: the final countdown

SL Sci Fi Convention 2015 Map

SL Sci Fi Convention 2015 Map

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. :)

SL Sci Fi Convention 2015