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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Michael Thomas

University of Central Lancashire
Professor of Higher Education and Online Learning
Dr Michael Thomas PhD PFHEA is Professor of Higher Education and Online Learning at the University of Central Lancashire in the UK. He has published over twenty books and special editions of peer reviewed journals and is the founding editor of the book series Digital Education and Learning (Palgrave New York) and Advances in Digital Language Learning and Teaching (Bloomsbury).

Dr Michael Thomas BA (Hons) Cert. TESOL M.Ed. MBA Ph.D. Ph.D. FHEA FRSA is a Reader and Associate Professor in Digital Education and Learning in the School of Language and Global Studies at the University of Central Lancashire. He is the course leader of the MA in TESOL with Applied Linguistics by E-Learning and course leader of a BA (Hons) degree in intercultural business communication by blended learning. He has held academic positions at universities around the world including the University of Heidelberg (Germany), Nagoya University of Commerce & Business (Japan), Stuttgart University (Germany), Mannheim University (Germany) and the University of Liverpool (UK).  His research interests are in computer-assisted learning, task-based learning, online and distance education and education policy. He is the lead and founding editor of three book series, Advances in Digital Language Learning and Teaching (Bloomsbury/Continuum), Digital Education and Learning (Palgrave Macmillan), and Advances in Virtual and Personal Learning Environments (ISR). He is associate editor of the International Journal of Computer Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, general editor of the Journal of Second Language Teaching & Research, and has guest edited over 10 peer reviewed special editions on language learning and technology. He is the author or editor of 18 books, over 50 refereed articles and book chapters, 50 conference presentations and keynote addresses and over 100 professional publications in the field of digital education. He has organized over 35 international conferences on computer-assisted learning in the UK, Germany and Japan.