Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Symposium on Creativity in Second Life - August 12-18, "in world" Second Life

Proposals for Breakout Sessions for the Symposium on Creativity in Second Life, the first in a series of conferences and events exploring virtual worlds of all kinds, are being solicited through Friday, July 20, 2007. This live online event will be held August 12-18, 2007, entirely in the virtual world of Second Life.

The symposium is planned for a global audience, and as such, breakout and other conference events will be scheduled at a variety of times, including times friendly to North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Submit your proposal now!

Proposals for breakout sessions are encouraged in any of the following areas, but this list is not exhaustive and selections will not be limited to these categories:

Creative tools — Using educational tools and techniques especially suited to virtual worlds
Creative teaching — blurring the lines between teacher and student
Photography — using the in-world photo tools
Fashion — jewelry, and clothing design
Sculpture and modeling — the organic side of building in SL
Architectural building — the technical side of building in SL
Avatars — design and animation
Scripting — how to make objects interactive and responsive
Machinima — the art of video within Second Life
Be creative! Add your own category! …
Breakout Sessions will be 90 minutes long and are intended to make full use of the interactive features of Second Life. Hands-on activities and audience involvement are strongly encouraged.

Presenters whose proposals are selected will receive a complimentary registration to the conference.

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