Europe’s first pan-European virtual worlds conference will create a genuine meeting place for brands and corporations, virtual worlds and the converging games, entertainment and business spaces. This two day conference and exhibition covers both public and private virtual worlds. The conversation will range from how brands can engage with consumers in virtual worlds and on the 3D web for commercial and brand advantage, to harnessing the power of corporate collaboration and private virtual worlds. Find out more at virtualworldsforum.com
Virtual World Forum Podcast 22.08.2008
Huw Leslie speaks to Nic Mitham, CEO of K Zero, a virtual worlds consultancy.
Virtual World Forum Podcast 22.02.2008
Sasha Frieze and Stuart Dredge report on The Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Virtual World Business Models
Features Thomas Bidaux, Director of Product Development, NCSoft Europe; Frank Campbell, Chief Business Officer, MindArk PE AB; Raph Koster, President, AreaE; Ginsu Yoon, SVP International, Linden Lab; Ben Richardson, VP Business Development, Makena Technologies. Moderator: Corey Bridges, Co-founder, The Multiverse Network.
Keynote: Paul Ledak
Cross-world, cross-platform; how close are we to a multi-world integrated framework? With Paul Ledak, VP, Development, IBM Research.
Corporate Keynote: Joe Little
Evangelising Virtual Worlds within the corporation with Joe Little, Digital Communications & Technology - Chief Technology Officer, BP.
Virtual Worlds 101: Paul Jackson
Paul Jackson is an analyst with Forrester Research. Topics include: Virtual worlds, MMOs, ARGs – what’s the difference? Trends, numbers, metrics, audience. Who is the real target audience?