Saturday, May 16, 2009

May 22-24: Metameet Conference in Amsterdam



First Annual Metameets Conference, Amsterdam Friday, May 22 – Sunday, May 24  2009
MetaMeets09 : "European conference addressing the present and  future of the Web 3.0: User-created 3D virtual worlds such as Second Life, Active Worlds, OpenSource Grids and more..."

World-wide citizens from virtual environments will meet in person at the conference as well as at our cross-media events.Our speakers will cover a range of topics including business, education, non-profit organization and cultural projects.

Our aim is to exchange information and experience with a common goal: to build bridges among diverse virtual worlds.
We welcome those keen upon illustrating the time-saving, cost-reducing and community engagement benefits.This conference also offers visitors without experience in virtual worlds the possibility to get to know this new type of media and environment. 

Speakers include :- Katrin Janssen (European Business Programs Specialist, Linden Lab) 
  • Tim Gorree (Nokia - IT Architect )
  • Robert Bloomsfield (Cornell University, Metanomics)
  • Robert Thomas (Composer, Dizzy Banjo Music & Sound)
  • Yesha Sivan (Metaverse Labs Ltd. & Shenkar College) <==== this is me :-)
  • Kevin Tweedy (OpenSim Consultant, XRGrid.com)
  • Kevin Feenan (Dean of Rockcliffe University)
  • Hein de Graaf (Social-Psychologist)
  • Emmanuel Gruijs (CEO of Active Worlds Europe) 
  • Justin Bovington ( CEO of RRR/Immersive Workspaces) 
  • John Mahon (Dublin in SL)
  • Jules Vos (CEO of Visibuild)
Visit http://www.metameets.com to sign up and find out more details about speaker scheduling and sponsoring.