OpenSimulator Community Conference 2018 - December 8 - 9, 2018

The OpenSimulator Community Conference is an annual conference that focuses on the developer and user community creating the OpenSimulator software. Organized by AvaCon, the virtual conference features presentations, workshops, keynote sessions, and community social events and tours across diverse sectors of the OpenSimulator user base.

More info at http://conference.opensimulator.org and to register, go to https://oscc18.eventbrite.com
Community social events can be scheduled on dates leading up to the conference on Saturday 12/8/18, after 7PM PDT on Sunday 12/9/18, or in the following days. Submit your community event for us to add to this conference schedule.
Events taking place Saturday, Dec 8, and Sunday, Dec 9 will be live simulcast streamed to https://gaming.youtube.com/c/AvaconOrg/live

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Saturday, December 8 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Beyond the Viewer: Evolution of Engagement

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A panel on interfacing with virtual environments, both OpenSimulator compatible viewers and beyond these viewers to other worlds and interfaces.

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Mal Burns

Inworld Review, Metaworld
Mal Burns is host of the "Inworld Review" - a weekly news and discussion  program which has been running for over 10 years. He and Tara Yeats  run Metaworld Broadcasting to provide input and output services for TV  in virtual worlds and the expertise for the same. Mal has used... Read More →

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Robert Adams

Core Developer, OpenSimulator
Robert has been an OpenSimulator core developer for nearly a decade. He's responsible for the BulletSim physics engine, the addition of varregions, and many a bug fix and performance improvement. He has worked on viewers and some of the base virtual world libraries such as Meshme... Read More →
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Aeonix Aeon / Will Burns

IEEE Virtual Worlds Standard Group
Will Burns is a synthetic environment SME with over twenty years of experience within marketing, design, research, and implementation for all areas of synthetic immersive environments. As part of the IEEE Virtual Worlds Standard group, and beyond, he has been a defining force in the... Read More →
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Adam Frisby

Lead Developer, Sinespace
Adam is the lead developer on Sinespace, a next-generation virtual world platform. Previously, he was one of the founding members of the OpenSimulator project, and a core developer for several years.
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Crista Lopes

Professor & OpenSimulator Core Developer, University of California Irvine
Crista Lopes (Diva Canto) is professor within the Department of Informatics, Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California Irvine and a core OpenSimulator developer. She developed Hypergrid, which is a federation architecture and protocol for OpenSimulator virtual worlds that supports the seamless transfer of avatar... Read More →
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SingerGirl Mode

Developer, 3DWebWorldz
Yvonne DeBandi (aka SingerGirl Evie Marie) is the developer of 3DWebWorldz, a virtual world in a web browser. In its first year of development, great strides have been made with over thirty regions devoted to art, education, writers, music, community and more. Registered users can... Read More →

Saturday December 8, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm PST
OSCC Keynote Regions Hypergrid address: http://cc.opensimulator.org:8002/