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Research project workshop

August 27th and 28th (evening only)
Welcome to the upcoming fourth workshop in the research project “Sense-making and innovation in Virtual Worlds” We are excited to present a workshop split into two parts, the second part being a Metrotopia grand opening event inworld.

The real life meeting will take place Thursday August 27th 2009, 10.00-17:30, room 42.2.37, house 42, Roskilde University. Map of the university

The inworld event will take place Friday evening August 28th 20:30-01:00 in Second Life at Metrotopia – City of Superheroes and Superheroines: Follow this SLURL

Registration due: August 25th to or Phone +45 4674 3813 – please note whether or not you will join the dinner Thursday evening. (Dinner is at your own expense.)

August 27th 10:00-17:30, Roskilde University
10:00    Welcome and latest news, Professor Sisse Siggaard Jensen (RUC)
10:30    Reflections on the design of the Research Island Metrotopia, Professor Sisse Siggaard Jensen, Post. Doc. CarrieLynn Reinhard, Ph.d. student Ates Gürsimsek (RUC)
12:30    Lunch
13:30    Machinima: Film meets Games, Frederik Vogel (Vogel Film and Media)
14:15    OpenSim, Tommy Nilsson (Wonderful Denmark)
15:00    Coffee
15:20    About the Metrotopia Grand Opening Night  + Hands on: play with OpenSim or try an intro tour of Metrotopia
17:00    Closing, Sisse Siggaard Jensen
18:00    Dinner, Rådhuskælderen Fondens Bro 1, Roskilde (at your own expense)

August 28th 20:30-01:00, Metrotopia Grand Opening Night, Second Life
20:30    Arrival of guests in the dark alley: guides in the Clothing Bazaar will assist guests in changing into superhero costumes.
21.00:    Gathering in front of the Superhero Museum. Welcome by tonights hostress FoxMarie Tennen. Opening speach by associate professor, Ph. D. Sisse Siggaard. Presentation of the Machinima contest.
21:30    Ghostbusters Supershow
22:00    Live on stage from the USA: Friendly Fire!
23:00    Fight Night in the Fight Club Dojo presented by FoxMarie Tennen + DJ Party Time on the Museum square
1:00    Goodnight

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