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Sunday, September 18, 2016
Press Release: "The Future of the Metaverse: Blueprints for the Evolution of Virtual Worlds"
CRL-VWIG Meeting for Sunday, September 18, 2016
Noon - 2pm SLT - joint session with ALA Virtual Communities in Libraries MIG:
CVL Auditorium: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/26/140/24
Speaker: William Gerard Burns III, Vice-Chair IEEE Virtual World Standards Group
Program: The Future of the Metaverse: Blueprints for the Evolution of Virtual Worlds
This presentation will provide an overview of the history of virtual worlds and phases of development. Defining the "Metaverse" and a glimpse into the future of virtual worlds will include interoperability and other key elements of design.
Join librarians, educators, and anyone interested in virtual worlds and the future of immersive learning. The session is jointly sponsored with the ALA Virtual Communities in Libraries
Member Initiative Group.