March 14-16, 2024

Welcome to VWBPE 2024 Mythic Origins

Mar 4, 2024 | VWBPE News

It is a pleasure to welcome you all to the 17th Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference – Mythic Origins.

We are proud to announce the program schedule for this year’s conference which you can find at https://www.vwbpe.org/conference/vwbpe24-program.

Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary journey in education and virtual environments? Join us as we delve into the theme of mythic origins, where we explore the creation of immersive and transformative educational experiences through visual storytelling and interactivity.

Here are just some of the highlights you will find at this year’s free and open source conference.


Dr. Nellie Deutsch will discuss how visual storytelling tools empower students to become not just consumers of knowledge, but creators of their own learning saga.

Wagner James Au will discuss his new book, Making a Metaverse That Matters, painting a sustainable and inspiring vision for virtual world educators and many myths that persist about the Metaverse.

Spotlight Presentations and Workshops

This year’s program showcases digital learning, focusing on gamification, student perspectives, exploration, and digital skills.

Highlights include avatar diversity, social VR, and mentor-led workshops.

Engage in creative storytelling, explore virtual learning environments, and discover how technology transforms education. Ideal for educators seeking innovative teaching methods and professional development.

Special Topics


VWBPE featured discussion forums will tackle current trends in education today including Personalized Learning with AI; Immersive Learning Technology and Best Practices; and Essential Digital Skills for Living and Learning in the Age of Fake News and Unfettered Speech.

Above the Book

VWBPE featured interviews will include members from Linden Lab to discuss current technology trends.

We also catch up with past Thinkerer Award winner Renne Emiko Brock/Zinnia Zauber.

Join us at the 17th Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference, where we will collectively inspire each other with transformative examples.

Immersive Experiences

Starting on March 9th and then continuing post-conference through to March 29th,
VWBPE’s Experiences track will introduce participants to harness sea myths for positive change, support U.N. sustainability goals, and navigate quests in virtual environments amongst many other topics.

Explorations include Greek water mythology, empathy through life experiences, rainforest conservation, interactive personal symbols, and a Nikola Tesla CrossWorld presentation.

Check the schedule for dates and times.

VWBPE 2024 Official - Mythic Origins


09 March 2024 9:00 AM SLT: IE: Myth and Magic Underwater at WBH Inspiration Bay

14 March 2024: VWBPE 2024 Conference Opens

Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education

* Mythic Origins *
March 14-16, 2024

* Play * Explore * Engage * Immerse * Learn *

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