OpenSimulator Community Conference 2020 – December 5 – 6, 2020

The OpenSimulator Community Conference is an annual conference that focuses on the developer and user community creating the OpenSimulator software. Organized by AvaCon, the virtual conference features presentations, workshops, keynote sessions, and community social events and tours across diverse sectors of the OpenSimulator user base.

More info at and to register, go to
Community social events can be scheduled on dates leading up to the conference on Saturday 5-dec-19, and after 6PM PDT on Sunday 6-dec-20, or any time in the days following. Submit your community event for us to add to this conference schedule.

Events taking place Saturday, December 5, and Sunday, December 6 will be live simulcast streamed to:


december 2020

04dec11:00 am12:00 pmMusic by Cherylann Hawk11:00 am - 12:00 pm Music region

04dec12:00 pm1:00 pmDJ Kathryn Yer with 80s and the Best of the Rest12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Music region

04dec1:00 pm2:00 pmSinger/Songwriter/Guitarist Wolfie Starfire1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Music region

04dec2:00 pm2:30 pmOpening of the new OSCC Surreal Museum2:00 pm - 2:30 pm OSCC Surreal Museum

04dec3:30 pm4:30 pmOpenSimulator Educator Meet-Up and Swap Meet3:30 pm - 4:30 pm OSCC Expo Zone 3

05dec7:00 am7:30 amFeaturedOSSC20 Welcome / OpenSimulator 0.9.1 Features and UpdatesOS Core Developers7:00 am - 7:30 am Keynote Auditorium

05dec7:30 am8:00 amFeaturedWE ARE GOING TO AMERIKA7:30 am - 8:00 am Keynote Auditorium

05dec8:00 am8:30 amFeaturedHybrid Tech "how do I reach thee... let me count the ways..."8:00 am - 8:30 am Keynote Auditorium

05dec8:30 am9:00 amFeaturedSenses Places Collaboration 10th Anniversary: An Evolving Transdisciplinary Multidimensional Mixed-Reality Participatory Performance Environment8:30 am - 9:00 am Keynote Auditorium

05dec9:00 am9:30 amBreakEXPO ZONE TOUR TIME9:00 am - 9:30 am

05dec9:30 am10:00 amFeaturedIn the Swim: Using OpenSim to take a dip into history in and along the River Mersey9:30 am - 10:00 am Keynote Auditorium

05dec10:00 am11:00 amFeaturedFacilitating content production and consumption in 3D virtual worlds, lessons learned.Panel Discussion10:00 am - 11:00 am Keynote Auditorium

05dec11:00 am11:30 amFeaturedState of the OpenSimulator Community11:00 am - 11:30 am Keynote Auditorium

05dec11:30 am12:15 pmFeaturedVIP Event: Opensimulator Core Developers Q&AVIP for Speakers, Crowdfunders and Volunteers11:30 am - 12:15 pm Developers Lecture Hall

05dec11:30 am12:30 pmMeal BreakEXPO ZONE TOUR TIME11:30 am - 12:30 pm

05dec12:30 pm1:30 pmFeaturedWhat Future for Immersive Social Spaces panelPanel Discussion12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Keynote Auditorium

05dec1:30 pm2:00 pmFeaturedNetworking Across the Metaverse: All in This Together1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Keynote Auditorium

05dec2:00 pm2:30 pmFeaturedDecentraland: A blockchain based virtual world2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Keynote Auditorium

05dec2:30 pm3:00 pmFeaturedHow to Submit Bugs to the Open Simulator Project2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Keynote Auditorium

05dec3:00 pm3:30 pmBreakEXPO ZONE TOUR TIME3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

05dec3:30 pm4:30 pmFeaturedCreativity PanelPanel Discussion3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Keynote Auditorium

05dec4:30 pm5:00 pmFeaturedStaging Effective Graduate School Residencies in Opensim VR: Methodologies and Insights4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Keynote Auditorium

05dec5:00 pm5:30 pmFeaturedSOS: Extended Envs Supports for Expansion - an Educator's Plea5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Keynote Auditorium

05dec5:30 pm6:00 pmFeaturedUsing browser-based Virtual Environments as a Gateway Drug to get People Hooked on Virtual Worlds5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Keynote AuditoriumEvent Type :Presentation

05dec6:00 pm7:00 pmCountry Rock Singer Libertybelle Lyric6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Music region

05dec7:00 pm8:00 pmSinger Songwriter/Guitarist James Olmos7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Music region

05dec8:00 pm9:00 pmRoad Trip from Wyldwood Bayou8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Music region

06dec5:00 am6:00 amLA TRAVERSEE DU LANGAGE: THE JOURNEY THROUGH LANGUAGE5:00 am - 6:00 am Osgrid - region named "i3Dim" hypergridaddress:

06dec7:00 am7:30 amFeaturedRenewed & New [Pandemic-Related] Interest in Virtual World Educational Simulations7:00 am - 7:30 am Keynote Auditorium

06dec7:30 am8:30 amFeaturedSceneGate, EchoVoice, and IMABox7:30 am - 8:30 am Keynote Auditorium

06dec8:30 am9:00 amFeaturedWhoso pulleth out this sword of this stone and anvil, is rightwise king born....8:30 am - 9:00 am Keynote Auditorium

06dec9:00 am9:30 amBreakEXPO ZONE TOUR TIME9:00 am - 9:30 am

06dec9:30 am10:00 amFeaturedWhy is Opensimulator so boring?9:30 am - 10:00 am Keynote Auditorium

06dec10:00 am10:30 amFeaturedA New Dimension In Grid Hosting!10:00 am - 10:30 am Keynote Auditorium

06dec10:30 am11:30 amFeaturedUnderstanding Lag in Firestorm10:30 am - 11:30 am Keynote Auditorium

06dec11:30 am12:00 pmMeal BreakEXPO ZONE TOUR TIME11:30 am - 12:00 pm

06dec12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedThe New PlatformsPanel Discussion12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Keynote Auditorium

06dec1:00 pm1:30 pmFeaturedGrid Architecture1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Keynote Auditorium

06dec1:30 pm2:00 pmFeaturedLiving in Virtuality: The Road Forward1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Keynote Auditorium

06dec2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedCrafting Gemeinschaft for Resiliency in Times of Social DissociationPanel Discussion2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Keynote Auditorium

06dec3:00 pm3:30 pmBreakEXPO ZONE TOUR TIME3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

06dec3:30 pm4:00 pmFeaturedDystopia Rising: How Emergency Remote Education Opens the Portal to Metaverse3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Keynote Auditorium

06dec4:00 pm4:30 pmFeaturedConnecting During Covid: Unlocking a High School Prom In OpenSim4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Keynote Auditorium

06dec4:30 pm5:00 pmFeaturedCross-College Cross-Pollen “when professional and virtual worlds collide…”4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Keynote Auditorium

06dec5:00 pm5:30 pmFeaturedDeveloping and Evaluating Virtual Reality Simulations in Resource-Scarce Settings5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Keynote Auditorium

06dec5:30 pm6:00 pmFeaturedAfter COVID-19, What's holding 3D virtual worlds back & what can we do about it5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Keynote Auditorium

06dec6:00 pm11:30 pmDream Pop Rave at Pirates Atoll6:00 pm - 11:30 pm DigiWorldz grid - Pirates Atoll

15dec3:00 pm5:00 pmAVACON GRID HOLIDAY PARTY3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Avacon Grid Plaza