Conference List of Speakers
This list of ‘speakers’ includes everyone who is contributing to the conference including musicians, panelists and presenters. You can click on a speaker to see the events with which they are associated.
A Marie Vans / Amvans Lapis
Marie Vans is a a senior research scientist at HP Labs in Fort Collins, Colorado, where she is currently working in the AI & Emerging Compute Lab. Marie is focused on developing virtual reality simulations for education, professional training, and product introduction. Marie holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from Colorado State University as well as an MLIS from San José State University’s iSchool. She has more than 55 published papers and 35 granted U.S. patents. Marie teaches a course in Design for Teaching & Learning in Social Virtual Reality in SJSU’s iSchool.
IT Entrepreneur with speciality in Research and Development projects. Recently involved in the development of industry award-winning immersive media software ("OpenSimulator").
Specialties: Project Management, Software Development, Product design, Virtual Worlds.
Andrew Stricker / Spinoza Quinnell
Dr. Andrew Stricker is an education innovation analyst with Air University’s LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education. In this position he conducts research in future concepts and advances in cognitive sciences and artificial intelligence for innovative applications in professional military education. His research addresses augmented cognition and developmental growth in reflective mindsets and contemplative practices. Andrew also engages in collaborative design of assistive immersive 3D virtual and augmented reality simulations for helping to improve complex problem-solving among teams. His graduate work was conducted at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas and Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. He is a member of the American Psychological Association. In 2020 he was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Board of Standards in Performance, Training and Instruction (IBSTPI).
Andrew Sullivan / Andy Sullivan
3D Modeler and Scripter, Process Simulation Designer, and University Instructor with 28 years experience in the Refining and Chemicals sector with roles including FCC Business Team Lead, Operations Coordinator, and Engineering Supervisor, My training tools are available at my website: https://processplanttechnology.me/ and in my Second Life region: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/HeavyIndustry/42/167/8.
Ann is a language teacher at university and secondary school in Germany, she has got an M.A. in linguistics. She is an expert in Blended & Hybrid Learning. Ann's work in SL, Open Sim and VR includes teacher training, moderating and presenting at conferences. She has worked on various projects for education in VW's. Ann's tasks in VWs include developping syllabi, teaching English, Spanish, German and methodology, making machinima and creating interactive scenes for education (history, anthropology, story telling and languages) at virtual museums and schools.
Barbara Truman / Delightful Doowangle
Dr. Barbara Truman serves as a Strategic Advisor for Immersive Learning & Collaboration in the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Simulation & Training in Orlando. At UCF, Barbara founded an award-winning department representing Online@UCF. Her background is in Instructional Systems Design, Human Performance Technology, and Computer Science, Emerging Media. Barbara has also served as the Community Manager for the US Army's Military Open Simulation Enterprise Strategy (MOSES) Project.
Becky Adams / Elli Pinion
Dr. Becky Adams recently retired from University of New Mexico after thirteen years as the Director of Online Course Development & Faculty Support. As Director, she facilitated the design and delivery of UNM Online Courses for the Main Campus, ensuring quality day-to-day support for online faculty and students. After teaching K-12, she teaches online and face to face in Higher Education for the College of Education Teacher Education & Human Sciences as well as Organization, Information and Learning Science (OI&LS). She has a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, specializing in Instructional Technologies, and a minor in Educational Administration. She has been a part of the Virtual Worlds in Education community since 2007.
Bethany Winslow / Bethany Winslow
Bethany an Instructional Designer at eCampus at San Jose State University where she supports faculty integrating technology with their teaching and curriculum. I also volunteer with the Community Virtual Library and am a friend of VCARA. Her areas of interest include virtual world building and VR exploration, instructional design, digital citizenship, and all forms of virtual collaboration expanding access to information. She believes that active exploration and world building, done in community, is essential preparation to design or guide others to design effective immersive learning experiences regardless of platform.”
I have been teaching the firestormviewer ever since it started. I taught Phoenix before that.
I am weird, but I love to teach.
Co-founder and CEO of Tivoli Cloud VR. Formerly of High Fidelity, Inc and Unity Technologies.
Cherylann's songs of love & introspection are a heavenly blend of alternative pop, folk, country, jazz, reggae, indigenous rhythms, and children's music.
Chris Luchs / Abacus Capalini
Chris Luchs is a PhD student at Old Dominion University. He has fifteen years of experience teaching online and f2f. He also has a passion for investigating new technologies and collaborating with other educators on exploring virtual worlds and games.
Crista Lopes (Diva Canto) is a professor within the Department of Informatics, Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California Irvine (https://www.ics.uci.edu/~lopes/) and a core OpenSimulator developer.
Cynthia Calongne / Lyr Lobo
Dr. Cynthia Calongne, aka Lyr Lobo, is a Professor at Colorado Technical University and CCCOnline. She taught 52 university classes held in virtual worlds and conducts virtual world research at Virtual Harmony. As a software engineer, she worked with Air Force Space Command and with the U.S. Space Foundation during the Space Shuttle Challenger crash.
A pioneer for 3D immersive education and games for change, she received the Thinkerer award at the 2017 Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education, and her team won the $25,000 Grand Prize in the Federal Virtual World Challenge for their space simulation the Mars Expedition Strategy Challenge.
DJ Strannik Z
DJ Strannik Z is a musician of diverse interests. He is a chant choir director, folk musician, producer, and DJ.
He DJs in both virtual worlds and at events in Real Life™, such as parties or clubs. His music is very eclectic, but orbits around the following genres:
Ambient Pop, Dream Pop, Indie Drone & Shoegaze
Ambient Dub & Reggae
Other IDM or EDM: trance, techno, goa, etc.
A few classic oldies
You can hear DJ Strannik in action at the Tiki Beach Club on select Friday nights (check the calendar link for dates and times). He has also played at AvatarFest and has hosted afterparties for the Open Simulator Community Conference.
Eileen O'Connor / Eileen Oconnor
Dr. Eileen O’Connor began her professional career as a chemist for government and industry then worked for IBM during the 1980’s. She then moved into technology and science education. She has worked in higher education bringing technology into science education and technology education courses since the late 1990’s. Virtual Reality education has been a focus area within her research and development efforts.
Elizabeth Stricker / Algernon Loire
Francisca Yonekura / Frankie Antonelli
Frankie comes from the higher education world where she specializes in instructional systems and emerging technologies in support of learning. Frankie is also known to be a curious traveler immersed in virtual worlds for empowering learning experiences in the company of kindred spirits. FTW - For the win!
Frank Rulof is a Senior Systems Engineer at Thales Netherlands with expertise areas in Training & Simulation. He is leading the research and innovation activities related to Open Simulator technology within the Thales Global Company using multiple Open Simulator grids focused on user needs.
Graham Mills is a retired university academic with an amateur interest in the history of Liverpool. He uses OpenSim as an aid to better understanding issues of place and scale in historical contexts
Heike Philp is CEO of let’s talk online sprl, based in Brussels, Belgium, immersive language education specialist. Philp co-initiated four European funded projects (LANCELOT, AVALON, CAMELOT and GUINEVERE) to develop accredited and certified teacher training courses for language teaching and learning in real-time at a distance. She co-owns EduNation islands in Second Life, regions in OpenSim and servers in Minecraft.
Isabel Valverde / Butler2 Evelyn
Isabel Valverde is a transdisciplinary artist researcher from Portugal. Starts experimental solo and co-creative collaborative performance art-dance work since 1986. PhD in Dance Theory and History (UCR, 2004), MA in Interdisciplinary Arts (IAC/SFSU), New Dance (SNDD/AHK) and Dance (FMH/UTL). Isabel’s doctoral thesis, Interfacing Dance and Technology: a theoretical framework for performance in the digital domain, has been translated to Portuguese and published by FCG/FCT (2010). Her postdoctoral research on Dances and Technologies engaged somatic based performance within hybrid embodied interactions and the continuum of actualization and virtualization, at the CAT/IHSIS, Centre for Arts and Technologies/Institute for Human Studies and Intelligent Sciences, and VIMMI/INESC-ID (Visualization and Intelligent MultiModal Interfaces Group). Associate researcher at GAIPS/INESC-ID (Intelligent Agents and Synthetic Characters’ Group) and CIAC/UAberta, continues cross-disciplinary practice based artistic research on Somatic-Technological Dance through co-creative collaborations on mixed-reality corporealities participatory environments and cultures, including virtual and physical characters (avatars and robots NAO and Baxter) and multitude of interfaces with Metaverse platforms. Senses Places (w/ Todd Cochrane, Ana Moura, Liz Solo, Yukihiko Yoshida, SaveMe Oh, Isaura Seppi, etal.), Blind Date (w/ Yiannis Melanitis). Lecturer and facilitator of workshops on soma-tech dances and CI. Co-founder of Posthuman Corporealities - Network Encounter and T.A.L..
James Neville / Sitearm Madonna
James G Neville (Sitearm) is Owner at Online Media Service of Development One LLC. Online Presence. Consultant and practitioner in applied online collaboration, virtual reality, and social media.
Songwriter & Photographer who finds creative outlets through life's moments. My inspiration and muse, along with my medium often changes as I discover and cross new paths.
I take chances with my art and I'm constantly evolving. I'm curious and can't sit still. I get anxious and crave exploration on many levels.
My social network posts range from songs I've written, photographs I've captured and blog ramblings about my philosophical thoughts and life's moments.
I also enjoy a healthful lifestyle and I'm passionate about obstacle course racing (OCR), mud runs, trail runs and the all-out, kick ass times I have while breathing, living and journeying through life's moments.
I'm one of those artists who doesn't need 1,000 listeners; I only need one to listen. I don't need a 1,000 viewers; I only need one to see.
Jenny BIHOUISE / Cheops Forlife
Building for 12 years in Openim, first for bringing applications for remote training or meeting or various other uses to RL people, then for creating in a collaborative way with RL artists. Previously developing methods about empowerment for welfare organisations.
JJ Jacobson / JJ Drinkwater
JJ Drinkwater is a Virtual Librarian in a Real World, or a Real Librarian in a Virtual World, or both, or neither. Curatorial experience includes the real & imaginary 19th c, American Culinary History, and Speculative Fiction. Current research is Interactive/Immersive/Improvisatory Narrative in Virtual Environments.
Professional developer since 1981. Developing in virtual worlds since 2007, currently focussed entirely on RezMela platform on OpenSim.
Joyce Bettencourt / Rhiannon Chatnoir
Joyce Bettencourt is co-founder and Vice President of AvaCon, Inc.(https://avacon.org), a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to promoting the growth, enhancement, and development of the metaverse, virtual worlds, augmented reality and 3D immersive spaces. AvaCon were organizers of 2010 in Boston & 2011 in Oakland Second Life Community Convention, the Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds virtual workshops, and the ongoing OpenSimulator Community Conference. AvaCon also currently fiscally sponsors the nonprofit community of practice, Nonprofit Commons in Second Life, where Joyce has been a community leader and host of weekly Friday meetings.
In addition, she is Creative Director of The Vesuvius Group (http://thevesuviusgroup.com), a collaborative studio specializing in developing online immersive and social environments for community-building. Joyce is a 2012 graduate of the Singularity University Graduate Studies program, focused on applying exponential technologies to addressing Global Grand Challenges.
Previously she was digital media producer for the Online Leadership Program at the educational nonprofit Global Kids and helped produce digital media learning content including the Second Life Curriculum, many virtual and physical world events, and the social issue game CONSENT! As her avatar Rhiannon Chatnoir, she has organized numerous social good online events, including the Virtual Haiti Relief campaign within the virtual world of Second Life that helped raise awareness and $10,000 USD in virtual micro transactions.
Kae Ishimoto started her dance career in 2002, working with choreographer Akiko Kitamura, then became a member of Co. Un Yamada. She has worked with many international artists such as Yuri Ng (Hong Kong), dreamthinkspeak (UK), Amareya Theater (Poland) and Japanese companies such as Pappa tarahumara and Toshiki Okada of Chelfitsch. She began her Butoh dance career under Yukio Waguri and has worked with Natsu Nakajima, Yoshito Ohno, Moe Yamamoto and Minako Seki, among others. In 2011, she performed a solo Butoh dance “Transformation Girl” using the Hijikata method of butoh, in 8 countries in Asia and Europe. Through these diverse performing opportunities, she is attempting to construct an original, genre-less expression that synthesizes various elements and traditions of dance. She and her company Wangnin Bunmei were invited to 21 countries in Asia, Europe and US. As the director of “Perspectives On Hijikata Research Collective (POHRC)”, with Rosa van Hensbergen, she has organized intensive workshops and events in Japan and UK for 7 years, and has been invited as a Butoh teacher to 13 countries such as Hong Kong, Bali and Mexico. Since 2020, she is the current director of Tatsumi Hijikata Archive in Keio University Art Center.
Kae Novak / Kavon Zenovka
Kae Novak is an Instructional Designer and a PhD student at the University of Colorado - Denver. She also leads and facilitates the Metagame Book Club which combines the reading of fiction, game play, and education research.
Kalila Lakeworth is a dedicated metaverse trailblazer. She is the founder and leader of the Vircadia project. Her primary motivation is to see a future with virtual worlds worth living in.
Kathy Flitter / Lyn Skylark
Kay McLennan is a Professor of Practice at the Tulane University School of Professional Advancement. Kay created the Tulane SoPA Metaverse and has been creating and using virtual world learning simulations in her online economics, business studies, and online pedagogy courses since 2008. Kay uses student feedback to continually refine and expand the educational simulations she creates to use in her e-courses. She has written about her creation and use of OpenSimulator-based learning simulations – see "Interactivity, Engagement, and Increased Learning Outcomes in 3D Virtual World Educational Simulations" (@ http://www.editlib.org/p/40849), “Prisoners’ Dilemma” simulation use case example (@ https://sites.google.com/site/fvwc12mclennan), and “Data Detectives Game” simulation use case example (@ https://sites.google.com/site/fvc13mclennan). Also, the video clips from the December 2018 “Mainstreaming Virtual World Learning Colloquium” event – organized by Kay -- can be viewed @ https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLctERt0Fl50gLOgYPdfHDE8NcPtuO4wb0
Kayaker Magic has been a reporter for OpenSim for many years and submitted many bug reports. He gave a presentation at OSCC several years ago about the “Sad Sorry State of Weapons Developent in OpenSim” to bring attention to some bugs. Things are much better now! Kayaker is a prolific writer of LSL scripts for OpenSim and you may have seen some his work all over the Metaverse.
Since May 2014, Kent Bye has recorded over 1500 Voices of VR podcast interviews featuring the pioneering artists, storytellers, and technologists driving the resurgence of virtual & augmented reality. He's an oral historian, experiential journalist, and aspiring philosopher helping to define the patterns of immersive storytelling, experiential design, ethical frameworks, & the ultimate potential of XR. He's also covered four academic artificial intelligence conferences for his nascent Voices of AI podcast. You can follow his work on Twitter @kentbye.
Kevin Cozens / Andrew Hellershanks
Kevin has been coding for open-source projects since 1992 including being a member of the OpenSimulator Core Developer team since March of 2014, and created, or maintains several add-on modules including the OpenSimSearch (https://github.com/kcozens/OpenSimSearch), OpenSimProfile (https://github.com/kcozens/OpenSimProfile), and OpenSimMutelist (https://github.com/kcozens/OpenSimMutelist) modules which are used with the Open Simulator project. You can also find him reporting bugs, bug triaging, updating the OpenImulator project wiki pages, and helping users via IRC or the mailing list. Kevin also runs the OpenSimulator developer meetings held weekly in OSgrid (http://www.osgrid.org/).
You can view his code contributions: https://www.openhub.net/accounts/kcozens or support him by becoming a Patreon donor to the work he does on open-source code projects: https://www.patreon.com/KevinCozens
Kisma Reidling / Juliette SurrealDreaming
Kisma is a visionary mixed media artist living in Newport Beach, California. She was Co-curator for 1Biennale 2018, which made it to the first global showing of Immersive Art in Opensimulator.
Welcome to Wyldwood Bayou, home of the Blues Tribe and Rockin’ the Blues!! We are in the heart of the Louisiana bayou, offering a hangout that is peaceful, drama free and abounds with fun, friends and fabulous Blues!! You’ll hear many genres of blues here including blues rock, electric, old school and contemporary; our awesome DJs will help you fall in love with all of them! We’re open 24/7 playing great blues music radio when not spinning live! Our events run Friday through Monday nights beginning at 6:00 PM PST.
We also host the Ravenquest and Isles of Myst Medi/Fantasy roleplay groups.
Our goal since our inception is to provide our “Tribe” members and visitors with a fun, safe and entertaining place to party, relax, and make new friends! Rockin’ the Blues was established in Inworldz in 2013 by Kira Whitehawk. Kith and Kira brought us to the Opensim in 2018 when Inworldz closed. Kira left this Earth in January of 2019 but remains in the hearts of her Tribe and the Bayou.
Kith and the RTB Staff endeavor to continue Kira’s vision by bringing you the best blues, a safe and inclusive atmosphere where all are welcome to enjoy great blues, build lasting friendships and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Let’s all “Keep on playing the blues” (Kira Whitehawk).
Community Manager for Sansar. VR and Virtual world enthusiast.
I love to sing. I have been singing since I was a child of 8. My influences range from the all time greats in Rock to the best and brightest in country! I love country and Rock as well as blues. So you will hear those influences when you listen to me perform.
I've got over 20 years in RL as a performer and now I perform only for my own pleasure in Second Life. And Relay for Life is one of of my Favorite charities. (I am a Cancer survivor)
My covers include artist like Janis Joplin, Bonnie Rait, Areatha Frankin, The Eagles, Crystal Gayle, Reba McIntyre, Patsy Cline, Tanya Tucker, Bobby Gentry, Adele, Madonna, Tricia Yearwood, Cam, Gretchin Wilson and many many more.
Lisa Laxton is the R&D Visionary and CEO of the OpenSimulator community focused foundation Infinite Metaverse Alliance® (IMA). She is also President of Laxton Consulting LLC with experience providing various virtual world technology solutions for education, research, business, and defense clients. You may have seen her around the HyperGrid busy building content or engaged in testing but she is available via meetings to anyone in the Open Simulator community interested in collaborating to advance virtual worlds technology and/or to improve accessibility.
We develop tools and content for opensim. Our tools allow and support creators to build interactive worlds and content in an easy way. Saving the user's creations and bringing production tools in opensim are just a few aspects of RezMela products.
Mal Burns is host of the "Inworld Review" - a weekly news and discussion program which has been running for over 10 years. He and Tara Yeats run Metaworld Broadcasting to provide input and output services for TV in virtual worlds and the expertise for the same. Mal has used virtual environments for nearly a decade, is concerned about user interfaces in general and has a wealth of media and design experience behind him. In the organic sphere he is now retired and uses his experience to deploy and promote in immersive spaces. He also has a twitter stream (@malburns) provide news links on a daily basis.
Maria Korolov is a published author and covers artificial intelligence for CIO magazine and cybersecurity for CSO online. She is also the editor of Hypergrid Business since 2009. During her twenty years as a journalist, she's run a business news bureau in Shanghai, covered wars in the former Soviet Union, and wrote about local politics for the Chicago Tribune. But none of that prepared her for covering OpenSimulator, which has been both intensely frustrating and infinitely enjoyable.
As an OpenSimulator Core Developer, Melanie has been one of the most active contributors to virtual world software in general, and OpenSimulator in particular. As her avatar "Melanie Milland", she was a long-time Second Life™ resident and gained much experience in using virtual worlds. Melanie has been involved in a number of virtual world projects including creating, with a team of up to 12 developers, her own "spin" of the OpenSimulator software which powered the Avination Grid. Much of the grid's code, when shared back to the core code, was the base for many of the new OpenSimulator 0.9 update features.
You can view her code contributions to OpenSimulator here: http://opensimulator.org/viewgit/?a=search&p=opensim&h=HEAD&st=author&s=Melanie%20Thielker
Michael Lorrey / Mike Lorrey
Mike Lorrey is a versatile entrepreneur with extensive virtual world, virtual finance, management, and IT experience. He built one of the top 25 virtual reality development companies in Second Life in 2006 with less than $200 in startup capital, reaching a quarter million dollars in annual revenues in less than a year, providing the first virtual stock exchanges, 53 simulator regions full of paying customers, and helping to capitalize dozens of virtual businesses with micro-capitalization in the virtual economy.
Myron Curtis / Darkeagle Darkstone
retired at Home
Former Instructor at Butte-Glenn Community College District
Former Project Director-Grants, DSN ICT & DM at Butte Community College
Presenter at The Science Circle
Studied Psychology at California State University, Chico
Studied Computer science at Butte College
CEO of A Dimension Beyond
Founder, Developer, and Owner of Virtual Worlds Grid
Dr. Rachel Umoren is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington where she is the Director of the Neonatal Education and Simulation-Based Training Program and Neonatal Telemedicine Lead. She is also an adjunct professor in the UW Department of Global Health. Her research focuses on improving neonatal outcomes globally through simulation-based education and global health partnerships. She has published and presented internationally on virtual simulations for health professional education.
Rameshsharma Ramloll currently leads DeepSemaphore LLC, an E-Learning and Simulation Solutions company.
Randall Deich / Logansan Deich
Randall is a results-driven program manager and instructional designer with success in developing effective learning experiences. As co-founder and Chief Networking Officer of ReGenerate Tech, Randall partners with industry professionals to develop leaning pathways for underserved students.
Reiner Schneeberger / Art Blue
I once worked in supercomputing at Control Data as Head of Consulting dreaming with Seymour Cray to catch the movements of the stars. Now I dream of an Actual Virtual Reality for the Arts where everyone can become part of it. I am an artist, curator and writer and I have a degree in simulation, that’s why Art Blue listens to the owl-AI, which is my excuse if things go wrong.
Renne Brock / Zinnia Zauber
Renne Brock (Zinnia Zauber) is Artist, Professor, Superhero, and Advocate for Awesomeness encouraging and empowering active, inclusive education and community participation in the arts and sciences.
Robert Adams / Misterblue Waves
Robert Adams has been an OpenSimulator core developer for many years. His OpenSimulator work includes the BulletSim physics engine, the DSG (distributed scene graph) simulator experiment, and many performance improvements. Outside OpenSimulator, he has been a computer developer and researcher for 40 years. He has a current interest in distributed simulation and robotics.
Scott Dolphin is a graduate with high honors of the SUNY Empire State College Master of Arts in Learning with Emerging Technology program. He is an artist, designer, virtual explorer and researcher in the uses of online virtual reality for education and the development of collaborative communities of practice.
Steve LaVigne is one of the founders of A Dimension Beyond, Inc. He has been involved in virtual worlds since 2006. Ever since he first got into Second Life he wanted to have this on his own servers!
Tanya Martin / Gridjumper
Tanya Is an online gamer, former Computer Science teacher and professional development professional. “Grid Jumper” has been exploring, learning and playing in the virtual world for almost 12 years. Tanya is on the ReGenerate Tech Board, working to promote authentic experiences for students in the community.
Todd Cochrane / Toddles Lightworker
Dr Todd Cochrane is an educator in Information Technology and a software developer for science and art research. He discovers new opportunities, seeds projects, and develops at the leading edge of technology for education. An honours level programmer with a PhD in Education Technology (University of Canterbury, NZ, 2019), he is constantly curious and developing various systems to understand how to transfer technology to learners. Todd facilitates the transfer of technological skills and develops educational opportunities. He is an experienced leader and participant in several technical educational initiatives, teaching, and writing course prescriptions, and managed commercial projects, defined terms of reference, information technology consulting and software development. He is expert in the application of virtual worlds in education and vocational training. Todd is at the forefront of this field developing protocols and building interfaces to create useful 3D environments for vocational training environments. Through educational design-based research has developed a methodological model for building 3D Multiuser Virtual Environments (MUVE), expressed in virtual worlds, for use in classroom-based Interventions in vocational education. This emerging field is important because it allows a safe, simulated, environment to use all learners’ senses to enhance their education experience. Senior Lecturer in Digital Technology, NMIT.
Troy Schultz / Seth Nygard
Troy Schultz (Seth Nygard) is a multi-discipline developer with 30+ years experience in real-time systems for industrial, automotive, and other critical environments. He has worked in the roles of Senior Hardware Designer, Senior Systems Administrator, Engineering Manager, and Chief Technology Officer at various companies and was the owner/operator of Refuge Grid. Combining a keen interest in virtual worlds with his professional experiences he has been an active builder, tester, and developer using Open Simulator.
Ubit is currently a lead Core Developer for OpenSimulator who has been working on the project since 2012. He was instrumental in coding and implementing into the OpenSimulator codebase many of the updates that were part of the OpenSimulator 0.9 update and developing many of the OpenSimulator 0.9.1 and upcoming releases.
View his code contributions online: http://opensimulator.org/viewgit/?a=search&p=opensim&h=HEAD&st=author&s=UbitUmarov and please support this key developer by donating to him directly: https://www.paypal.me/UbitUmarov
Valerie Hill / Valibrarian Gregg
Dr. Valerie Hill received her MLS from Texas Woman’s University in 2007 and a PhD in Library and Information Science in 2012. Valerie is a library and information science educator with a research focus on the intersection of information literacy and global digital participatory culture. Her research in virtual environments explores metaliteracy in metamodern culture.
Wolfie, singer, performer, brings to her stage an endless repertoire of songs. This nightingale songstress will charm the hearts of all, with not only her many years of performance experience, her awards, but a sweet unique voice of excellent sound and tone.
This vocal diva, winner of Second Life's Got Talent 2017, will bring in that endless selection from jazz, blues, contemporary, pop, country, Broadway, and even performs acoustic sets. Be ready to be impressed.
A must hear performer! You too will understand why she continues to be a favorite among so many.
"Music is the best way to express my heart to you:" - Wolfie Starfire
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