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OpenSimulator Community Conference 2016 

The OpenSimulator Community Conference is an annual conference that focuses on the developer and user community creating the OpenSimulator software. Organized as a joint production by Core Developers of OpenSimuator and AvaCon, the virtual conference features presentations, workshops, keynote sessions, and social events across diverse sectors of the OpenSimulator user base.

More info at: http://conference.opensimulator.org and to register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/opensimulator-community-conference-2016-registration-28824725530 

Events taking place Saturday, Dec 10, and Sunday Dec 11 will be live simulcast streamed to https://gaming.youtube.com/c/AvaconOrg/live

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Sunday, December 11 • 11:00am - 2:00pm
HyperGrid Safari at #OSCC16

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HyperGrid Safari - a choice of two hypergrid tour routes exploring locations in the OpenSimulator metaverse, featuring artistic builds, community, educational spaces, and free 3D content resources.

"We call it a Hypergrid Safari, because there's no saying what marvels you will see out there... but we can guarantee you a few close shaves, some friendly natives, and a bumpy ride!" - Thirza Ember

Improve your hypergrid skills, meet new people,  and learn about the joys of group grid jumping.Hypergridding is a way t test the limits of OpenSim technology, to inspire and encourage creators, and to strengthen the bonds of our community.

This year Thirza Ember of HG Safari has organized a special double trip around the hyperverse. Two separate trips depart from Expo Zone 2 on the OSCC grid at 11am. The whole adventure will be streamed with a commentary by Hypergrid experts such as John 'Pathfinder' Lester and Mal Burns

This year, two tours to cut the lag in half, and double our fun!You can choose to go on either the 'Dragon' tour or the 'Butterfly tour. Each will visit three different grids, and see builds that feature Big Art, Education, and interactive Entertainment. You will get to see what is means to travel from grid to grid and meet builders and owners and hear about how they have successfully used OpenSim.You'll experience a variety of different grids, from large to small, from commercial to non profit, in Europe and the United States. 

Moderators
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Mal Burns

Inworld Review
Mal Burns is host of the "Inworld Review" - a weekly news and discussion program which has been running for almost 10 years. He and Tara Yeats run Metaworld Broadcasting to provide input and output services for TV in virtual worlds and the expertise for the same. Mal has used virtual environments for nearly a decade, is concerned about user interfaces in general and has a wealth of media and design experience behind him. In the organic sphere... Read More →
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John Lester

Immersive Learning and Virtual Worlds/VR/AR Designer
John "Pathfinder" Lester has been working with virtual worlds and online communities since the 1990s, creating online patient support groups at Massachusetts General Hospital for people dealing with neurological disorders, developing online immersive learning environments for students at Harvard, and helping build communities in Second Life that assist people living with disabilities. He worked at Linden Lab for 5 years where he founded Linden... Read More →

Speakers
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Thirza Ember

Founder, HG Safari
Thirza Ember is the founder of HG Safari, a virtual travel club that helps people to discover the joys of hypergridding, and publicizes interesting places in the hyperverse. She has been blogging about art and destinations in Second Life and OpenSim since 2008.

Volunteers
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Sunbeam Magic

Owner, HG VISIONZ Magazine
Been an Virtual World Avatar for approximately 10 years plus... love staying active and writing about the Metaverse and its folks. Owner and co builder of AAcme City, an industrial fantasy var region located on the Great Canadian Grid. Participant in Immersive Edge, a hypergrid story (Producing Scene Five) and an Exhibitor at AvatarFest 2015 and Publisher of VISIONZ, Hypergridders Dreams magazine.


Sunday December 11, 2016 11:00am - 2:00pm
OSCC Keynote Regions Hypergrid address: http://cc.opensimulator.org:8002/

Attendees (37)