OpenSimulator Community Conference 2017 

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 OpenSimulator 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://oscc17.eventbrite.com

Events taking place Saturday, Dec 9, and Sunday, Dec 10 will be live simulcast streamed to https://gaming.youtube.com/c/AvaconOrg/live

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Saturday, December 9 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
A “mind palace” for English in immersive worlds

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As a result of the tragic collapse of a building In the 5th century BC, Simonides Ceos, a Greek poet discovered the method of loci, which became the most famous visualisation technique todate used by memory contest champions. In this presentation we will describe how this method was deployed with a gist during an English training initiatives carried out in school year 2016-17 with the Italian teachers in edMondo, the educational OpenSim created by INDIRE in Italy.

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Lyr Lobo / Cynthia Calongne

Professor, Colorado Technical University
Dr. Cynthia Calongne, aka Lyr Lobo, is a Professor of Doctoral Studies at CTU and in Computer Science at CCCOnline. She taught 52 university classes in virtual worlds and received the 2017 Thinkerer award from the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education. Her team won the $25,000... Read More →

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Letizia Cinganotto

Letizia Cinganotto, PhD, researcher at the Italian Institute for Documentation, Innovation, Educational Research. Former teacher of English, teacher trainer and author of digital contents. She had been working for several years at the Italian Ministry of Education, University and... Read More →
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Shelwyn Corrigan

Adjunct Professor, University of San Francisco
Shelwyn Corrigan has a Master's in Linguistics, a Master's in Digital Media & Learning, and certification in Multimedia Studies. She has worked in digital design since 1994. In addition, she has taught ESL and EFL in Europe, South America and at universities in California and New... Read More →
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Heike Philp

Heike Philp, Gwen GwasiHeike Philp is CEO of let's talk online sprl, based in Brussels, Belgium, a provider for technical support for language learning and events in real-time via the internet since 2003. Philp co-initiated four European funded projects to develop accredited and certified... Read More →

Saturday December 9, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm PST
OSCC Keynote Regions Hypergrid address: http://cc.opensimulator.org:8002/