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Mixed reality panel at NetSquared conference

Highlights from NPC Meeting June 5

American Association of University Women (AAUW) in Second Life:
Presentation by CJ27 Jigsaw about the great work work of American Association of University Women. AAUW is building an office in Second Life on ALOFT. web: Twitter: @christytj

Blogging The Health Panel Expo

[Cross-posting from the NetSquared blog by BJ Wishinsky]

N2Y4 Mixed Reality Health Panel, Wed. May 27, 11:15 AM

The Health Panel Expo - May 27 in Second Life & in the Real World

The Health Panel Expo planning is coming together and the event is right around the corner! Here are the details!

Click here to view a complete agenda of the days events.


Linden Labs Looking for "Green" NPOs in Second Life

Linden Labs is looking for NPOs within the Nonprofit Commons community who are eco-friendly. Linden Labs is in the planning stages of a new, exciting project and need our help. If you are interested in being considered for this project, please contact Jeska Dzwigalski at Linden Labs.

Free Second Life Script Collection

You don't want to pay for a Visitor Tracker, Chat logger, Power Point Presentation, a video screen, or whatever tool that makes your stay in Second Life more pleasurable?

Or you simply want to learn the Linden Scripting Language? With the free Second Life Script Collection you can have it all. You can make your own SL Welcome Mat, or take apart the scripts, see how they work and learn from it.

Over 150 free SL scripts have already been uploaded for fast retrieval at the NPC
Share your free scripts too and watch the collection grow.

Have fun,

PS: for newcomers, please see the npc toolkit page at

Just one month until the first RezEd Conference on Learning and Virtual Worlds!

Are you an educator using virtual worlds for learning? Interested in gaining inspiration for your work, showing off your program, learning practical tips, and connecting with your peers within this emerging field of practice?

If so, then the first RezEd conference on Learning and Virtual Worlds is for you!

Join Jonathan Fanton and Cory Ondrejka on MacArthur Island on Monday May 18

We are excited to announce that on Monday May 18, the MacArthur Foundation will be officially launching MacArthur Island in Second Life with a public forum featuring Foundation President Jonathan Fanton and co-creator of Second Life, Cory Ondrejka. Ondrejka and Fanton will be discussing the future of virtual worlds and philanthropy, and then taking questions from the virtual audience. An informal reception will follow.

All at the Foundations sim (click here to teleport.)

Mixed Reality Takeaways from TechSoup Global Donor Day

TechSoup Global Donor Day

  1. Have one printed page with all access URLs, SLURLs and contact data shared across all places 24 hours ahead and make this available on all public channels.
  2. Prepare canned messages for hosting online chat, Second Life chat, Twitter and group notice posts shared with all organizers.
  3. Include all #hashtag keywords and @npsl information in every post for easier tracking throughout events.


Many thanks to Brownrice Internet for hosting the NPSL site.

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