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OpenSimulator Community Conference 2015 

The OpenSimulator Community Conference is an annual conference that focuses on the developer and user community creating the OpenSimulator software. Organized as a joint production by Core Developers of OpenSimuator and AvaCon, the virtual conference features presentations, workshops, keynote sessions, and social events across diverse sectors of the OpenSimulator user base.

More info at: http://conference.opensimulator.org and to register, go to: https://oscc15.eventbrite.com

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Saturday, December 5 • 4:30pm - 4:55pm
Characters Matter: The Power of NPCs in Opensimulator

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Opensimulator offers a vast and beautiful landscape for exploration. Until recently including interactive characters in a build was so time-consuming and complicated few builders bothered. A growing set of easy NPC tools make it possible for anyone to add unique characters to their builds without knowing anything about scripting. Nara Malone and Fred Beckhusen will talk about the tools they used in the Immersive Edge Hypergrid Story and how they are used in the Outworldz regions.

Moderators
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Cynthia Calongne

Professor, Colorado Technical University
Dr. Cynthia Calongne, aka Lyr Lobo, is a professor, author and researcher with 20 years of experience in developing virtual environments and teaching. For 13 years, she worked as a software engineer and a systems programmer for Air Force Space Command and on Capitol Hill. In 2010, Andy Stricker, Mike McCrocklin, and Cynthia Calongne won the first $25,000 Grand Prize in the Federal Virtual World Challenge for the Mars Expedition Strategy... Read More →

Speakers
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Ferd Frederix

President, MTSI
Fred K. Beckhusen, President, Micro Technology Services, Inc. Microcomputer and microprocessor hardware design and programming. My software work is primarily in C and its variants C++ and C#, with lots of perl, lsl script, Visual Basic, 3-D modeling in Solidworks, and lots of other languages and tools I'd rather forget, dating all the way back to the early 1970's. My first computer was the Rockwell Autonetics Recomp-II, a 1K word, 40-bit... Read More →
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Nara Malone

Author, Greyville Writer's Colony
Nara Malone is an award winning writer of novels, poetry and video games. She's the founder of the Greyville Writer's Colony--a community of novelists, poets, and artists who have joined her in putting together this demonstration.


Saturday December 5, 2015 4:30pm - 4:55pm
OSCC Keynote Regions Hypergrid address: http://cc.opensimulator.org:8002/

Attendees (30)