Epic is being able to attend a virtual conference with cutting edge participants and brilliant bleeding edge presenters and explore engagement, immersion and NPIRL* education. http://www.vwbpe.org
On its fifth year, this free, grass-roots conference provides opportunities for participants in all virtual worlds and games to share innovative teaching, learning and research practices in 3D virtual environments.
They offer a wide range of content delivery options including lectures, guided virtual tours across platforms, research presentations, workshops and tutorials, machinima, discussion and round-tables.
It is a three day conference that provides opportunities for sharing and further understanding of virtual world technology. The virtual worlds discussed in this conference are: Second Life, OpenSim, World of Warcraft, Minecraft and Club Penguin.
Attendance is free and some sessions may be livestreamed and recorded.