At Philcon This Weekend!!!

This weekend I’ve been invited to DJ and Speak at the PhilCon 2006 Convention. I will DJ sometime during the Friday night PhilProm (310)”prom” that will begin at 10pm. On Saturday, I will also be on the following panels of the virtual world tract:

Sat 10:00 AM in Seminar A (1 hour)
VIRTUAL WORLDS 101: INTRODUCTION TO THE METAVERSE (281)

The Street in Snow Crash has inspired creation of online spaces
where you can interact with others in a virtual reality. From games
to virtual platforms, learn about these spaces and join us in
interacting with one of them live.

Sat 10:00 PM in Seminar A (1 hour)
GENDER & SEXUALITY ISSUES IN VIRTUAL REALITY (291)

Come explore the potentials for personal exploration and discuss the
potential positives and negatives of being able to create yourself
as any gender in an anonymous 3D interactive environment.

Sat 11:00 AM in Seminar A (1 hour)
EVOLUTION OF VIRTUAL WORLDS (277)

From forums to chat rooms to 3D worlds, the methods of interacting
online have grown. What are the roots, where are we going, and when
will we see the Metaverse?

Sat 5:00 PM in Seminar A (1 hour)
OFFICE MELTDOWN: REAL BUSINESS IN A VIRTUAL WORLD (294)

With the growth of Internet technologies and speed, more and more
business is being done online. Some businesses are completely
online, and others have taken it a step further by selling virtual
goods to a virtual consumer. What are the challenges when business
is no longer constrained by four walls?

Sat 7:00 PM in Seminar A (1 hour)
MIXED REALITIES — VIRTUAL AND REAL WORLDS COLLIDE (289)

This is truly the meta panel. Join us in a mixed reality panel (both
in the real world and in Second Life) as we discuss the issues with
mixing the two. Some want complete anonymity and others desire a
complete blending of the two. How do we cope with this and other
issues?

For more information, check out www.philcon.org, hope to see you there!

This entry was posted in Events and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

6 Responses to At Philcon This Weekend!!!

  1. jennyfur says:

    Misty, Crucial and Sidra aren't coming down until Saturday morning so we may be down at Philcon afterall on Friday evening.

  2. Students should listen to their teacher while he is delivering lecture attentively in class. They should recall the information on daily bases. They should revise their lesson on regular bases to prepare themselves for exams in advance.

  3. Naomi Kales says:

    All in all, I am participating in a youthful essayists challenge to win two full enrollments to Philcon this year, and I was pondering what it resembled? Do individuals Coplay and stuff? Pay someone to do my essay considerable measures of adolescents go, or is it for the most part more established grown-ups? In the event that you could help I would truly welcome it!

  4. This is a truly super post. Must concede that you are in the midst of the best author I have perused. I value your endeavoring to talk about this class of article.

  5. Much obliged to you for posting the considerable substance… I was searching for something like this… I thought that it was calm intriguing, ideally you will continue posting such websites

  6. nice click here…….. <a href="http://www.hotmail.com” target=”_blank”>www.hotmail.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *