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From Lori Bell of Info Island in Second Life:
Virtual Worlds: Libraries, Education and Museums Conference
Join us in Second Life on March 8 for a conference on virtual worlds and libraries, education and museums! The purpose of this conference is to provide a gathering place for librarians, information professionals, educators, museologists, and others to learn about and discuss the educational, informational, and cultural opportunities of virtual worlds. There will be a variety of presentations to attend including keynote programs by Kitty Pope, Executive Director of the Alliance Library System, Barbara Galik, Director of the Cullom-Davis Library at Bradley University, Doug McDavid from IBM, and Christy Confetti Higgins from Sun. For more information on and to register for the conference, visit the conference website at http://www.alliancelibraries.info/virtualworlds/
The conference is organized by Alliance Library System, TAP Information Services, IBM, and Sun. For more information on attending or presenting, contact Lori Bell at Alliance Library System at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tom Peters at
Request for proposals is at http://www.alliancelibraries.info/virtualworlds/callforproposals.doc
Proposals are being accepted until Feb. 11, 2008. Registration free for speakers.