Invitation to register for ReLIVE11

Invitation to register for ReLIVE11

 

Researching Learning in Immersive Virtual Environments: Creative Solutions for New Futures

21st – 22nd September 2011, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK 

 

**Registration closes 22nd August 2011**

 

The teaching and learning in immersive virtual worlds community is challenged to think creatively when The Open University hosts ReLIVE11 on the 21st – 22nd September.

 

ReLIVE11 features a keynote speech from Robin Wight, President of The Engine Group advertising agency, and highlights include the launch of the Springer book series on Immersive Environments, a live link-up with the IEEE Standards Association virtual vPEARL summit in Los Angeles and an interactive Q&A session with an invited panel of cyber-celebrities.

 

ReLIVE11 is linked to The Virtual World Conference, a 24-hour event also taking place in Second Life on the 14th September - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: www.thevirtualworldconference.org

 

Highlights of ReLIVE11

 

  • Day 0 The Virtual Festival: free inworld workshops
  • Day 1 Opening keynote from Robin Wight, creative legend in advertising, to launch the conference theme of being creative in the virtual world within physical world constraints
  • Day 1 ReLIVE sees the formal launch of the Springer book series on Immersive Environments [http://www.springer.com/series/10095]
  • Day 1 Workshop linking us live with the IEEE VECoLab vPEARL summit in California (http://standards.ieee.org/news/vpearl/index.html)
  • Multidisciplinary papers, presentations and workshops focusing on researching learning in immersive virtual environments 
  • Day 2 Interactive keynote session from invited panel of cyber-celebrity speakers 
  • Day 2 Invited workshop from The Science Circle (http://sciencecircle.org/)
  • Day 2 Workshop based on Tom Boerllstorff's presentation at the online event The Virtual World Conference on the 14th September [http://www.thevirtualworldconference.org]
  • Best paper prizes to the value of £300 in book vouchers from Springer
  • All delegates receive a memory stick with the ISBN-registered conference proceedings as well as a conference goodie bag
  • Implementations papers strand supported by JISC CETIS (http://jisc.cetis.ac.uk/)
  • Selected papers in special issue of the International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments  (http://www.igi-global.com/bookstore/titledetails.aspx?titleid=1134)
  • Selected papers developed as chapters for edited book, to be published within the Springer Immersive Environments series in 2012
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For further details please visit our website at www.open.ac.uk/relive11

 

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