VWBPE Program

All sessions of the VWBPE 2020 Conference are held in Second Life®. All times are in SLT (Pacific Time).
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Note: Daylight Saving Time

In most of the United States and Canada, Daylight Saving Time is in effect as of 8 March 2020. Is your location affected? Check this page to find out when (and if) Daylight Saving Time begins for you. The Spring/Fall time change occurs throughout March and April, if at all, depending upon your location.


Mar 21 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM The Art of War
Our host, johannes1977, has done it again!  Join us for a lesson on how art throughout the ages was used to tell the story of war, from Egyptian times to present day. This immersive experience[...]
Mar 27 @ 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM VWBPE Lecture Area B
Speaker: Patrick Pennefather / Vesuviusblowhorn. University of British Columbia This conceptual case study lays the groundwork for a Virtual Reality (VR) research creation undergoing co-construction; shared to champion the continual experimentation with and investigations of[...]
Mar 27 @ 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM VWBPE Stella Installation
Betty Tureaud, a Danish artist in RL, is a builder who optimizes the use of light and space in SL.  You won’t want to miss STELLA, her amazing and beautiful installation at VWBPE 2020. Your[...]
Mar 27 @ 04:00 PM – 04:50 PM VWBPE Lecture Area B
Speakers: Alyse Dunavant-Jones / AlyseDunavantJones; Pat Franks / Preceptor Amat; Marie Vans / Amvans Lapis                                                         San Jose State University, School of Information In Fall 2019, San Jose State University’s Virtual Center for Archives[...]
Mar 28 @ 09:00 AM – 10:30 AM VWBPE Workshop Area A
Speakers: Niela Miller / Marly Milena; Janie Teague-Urbach / Katsii Tennen. We offer a glimpse into a unique training for educators, counselors, artists, coaches and facilitators who wish to discover a way of using arts-based[...]
Mar 28 @ 04:00 PM – 04:50 PM VWBPE Quadrivium
Facilitator:  Linda Sautereau (SL)/Peggy Lee (RL) Assistant:  Kaylee West (SL)/Scott Grant (RL) Where do our responsibilities lie when working in virtual environments? More importantly, what are the ethics of working in these spaces with our[...]
Mar 31 @ 02:00 PM – 03:30 PM MindScape
Host: Asmita Duranjaya “MindScape” is related to brain research and what can refer to the human mind, how to develop, inspire and care for or manipulate it. 15 artists have created either a 2D or[...]