Avination makes “notable” contribution to OpenSim conference

Press release: Avination is sponsoring and attending the first annual OpenSimulator Community Conference on September 7-8, 2013

The first annual OpenSimulator Community Conference will open on September 7, 2013 and Avination, one of the main contributors will not only be part of it but also co-sponsoring the event.

It is the first conference of its kind, especially for the OpenSim Community, a gathering of OpenSim’s developers and users. Various speakers talk and discuss the future of OpenSimulator’s development, the social aspects of virtual worlds, community building and content protection.

Melanie Thielker, well known core developer of OpenSimulator and CEO of Avination Virtual Limited will speak at the first keynote session on Saturday, September 7, 2013, at a keynote panel titled, “Future of OpenSimulator” and later that day at the breakout session four on the panel titled “Hypergrid: Now and in the Future.”

Avination at OSCC

“The future of the internet is in three-dimensional worlds,” said Thielker. “Hypergrid is an integral part of it and we core developers are avidly working on improving content protection to make hypergrid safe and acceptable for creators.”

At a similar themed session on Sunday she will discuss Copyrights and Content Protection in OpenSim.

Avination is taking part in the social aspects of the convention, as well.

For the social part Avination, is proud to announce the well-known and famous live musician Torben Asp. Just returned from his well received US tour he will play his unique ambient music with influences from Jean Michel Jarre, Kraftwerk and Schiller at the Avination Exhibition Sim accompanied by an extraordinary light show.

Torben Asp in performance. (Image courtesy Avination.)

Torben Asp in performance. (Image courtesy Avination.)

At both breaks between the sessions, Avination A-Team members and Helpers will be online at the Avination Sim to meet and greet to answer question and give answers about Avination.

“We’re the only commercial grid sponsoring the OSCC with a notable amount of money,” said Avination spokesperson Leonie Gartner.

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7 Responses

  1. canucksis@yahoo.ca' Steve Avro says:

    Interesting how there is NO Post Conference write up’s, reviews, feedback or articles in the general blog-sphere, let alone here in HG Business.

  2. I’ve been at a tech conference since Monday morning — had to pack right after end of OSCC then fly out to Chicago. I’ve got a bunch of post-conference stories to post, I promise!

  3. jefflynne67@gmail.com' jefflynne67 says:

    I guess nobody else donated to or sponsored this event? Maybe everyone else who sponsored this next year and put THEIR money and time and effort into it shouldn’t sponsor it anymore based on what you just printed here, I wouldn’t blame them if they didn’t. This is POOR reporting as usual by HG Biz.

    • Plenty of other people donated, but Avination sent me a press release. I’ll be doing more write-ups later, but, as I mentioned in a comment below, I’m on the road right now and haven’t had a chance to catch up!

      Please feel free to send in any other press releases, or write-ups, or anything else and I’ll get them posted as soon as I can. In addition, if anyone would like to volunteer with the managing and editing, I’d love to hear from you!

      As the economy recovers my regular day job is taking up more and more of my time, while simultaneously more and more stuff is happening in OpenSim.

      If you’d like to help out, email me at [email protected]