7th Annual VCARA Conference – April 20, 2016, 6:00 PM Pacific


Published: April 8, 2016

Join us for an online educational and fun event with a Sci-Fi theme in Second Life!

7th Annual VCARA Conference Agenda April 20, 2016; 6:00 – 8:30 pm (PST)

7th Annual VCARA Conference – Virtual Worlds: The Future Is Now

Join us for an online educational and fun event with a Sci-Fi theme in Second Life! The 7th Annual VCARA Conference will include two keynote speakers, announcement of the TAGLINE Contest winners, several mini-presentations and a fun wrap-up event!

Presentations will be in the Amphitheatre at http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/SJSU%20SLIS/43/73/33

Questions about the event can be directed to patricia.franks@sjsu.edu. Hope to see you there!

Anyone wishing to attend this online Virtual World conference will need to create a 3D Second Life free account and create an avatar prior to the event. (minimum computer requirements may apply)  Visit Second Life now to set up your virtual world free account at http://secondlife.com/whatis/?lang=en.  Second Life orientations can be scheduled prior to the event by contacting Jennifer Crummey at jeni.crummey@gmail.com.

Event Start/End Date: 4/20/2016
Event Start/End Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT)

Contact Name: Dr. Patricia Franks
Contact Phone: (408) 924-2490
Contact Email: patricia.franks@sjsu.edu

Additional Information: Watch the VCARA ischool SJSU Blog for more details to be posted soon at http://ischool.sjsu.edu/vcara-blog

7th Annual VCARA Conference Program:

6:00 – 6:30: Emily Clark (Keynote) SL Name: Emileigh Starbrook – Experiences Building Science Exhibits in Second Life

6:30 – 7:00: Frances Jaekle (Keynote) SL Name: Franja Russell – Portal to Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7:00 – 7:10: Dr. Patricia Franks (MC) SL Name: Preceptor Amat – M.C. & Announcement of TAGLINE Contest Winners

7:10 – 7:20: Dr. Valerie Hill SL Name: Valibrarian: Gregg or Val Librarian – Librarianship in Virtual Worlds: The Community Virtual Library

7:20 – 7:30: Marie Vans SL Name: Amvans Lapis – Recap of the VWBPE’16 Conference

7: 30- 7:40: Amza Hydraconis – Trials and Tribulations of Seeing Into The Future While in The Past

7:40 – 7:50:  Alyse Dunavant-Jones (Presenting–Project Lead), Tahsina Haq (co-presenting) SL Names: alysedunavantjones (Alyse), laila10024 (Tahsina) – Preparing to Participate

7:50 – 8:00: Kaitlyn Dixon SL Name: Katied9837 – Virtual World Record Retentions

8:00 – 8:10: Jennifer Crummey SL Name: Jen – Past, Present & Futuristic Locations in SL

8:10 – 8:20: Dr. Lisa Daulby:  Gamification and User Acceptance of Electronic Personal Health Records

8:20 0 8:30: Chris Nelson SL Name: snow Scarmon – 50 Years of Human Space Flight and Sci-Fi

8:30 : Space Fun After-party



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