Tech Womens Program: WOMEN AT WORK IN VIRTUAL WORLDS
K. Estelle Dodson, NASA CoLab, on virtual worlds in science collaboration and education. Her work at NASA Ames Research Center in virtual research institutions includes telepresence, hyperwalls and meetings in Second Life and Qwaq.
Orna Michael, Arts Devt. Director at Sims Studio at Electronic Arts, will discuss art and game development for the "Sims", which is a simulation game of family, personal, career and personal development.
Mary Duda, CEO/President of VirtuePlay Inc. which is releasing a game called "The Lunar Racing Championship " (LRC) in late Spring 2009.
Martha Russell, Associate Director of Media X at Stanford University, will discuss herexperiences with remote collaboration in Qwaq Forums.
Jeska Dzwigalski (aka: Jeska Linden), manager of Customer Market Development, Linden Lab (creators of Second Life). Jeska has been a (virtual) Jill of all Trades at Linden Lab, working on everything from the new user experience to community management.
Susan Tenby, online community manager and virtual world evangelist.
Please note: This is the 4th Monday of the month (not our regular 4th Thursday)
Pillsbury Winthrop Office Silicon Valley
2475 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1114
6:30 PM Registration and Networking
7:00 PM -8:40 PM Presentations
$15 at the door for non-SDForum members
No charge for SDForum members
No registration required