10th Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education
March 29 – April 1, 2017
2017 Theme : Legacy

The VWBPE Conference is a completely virtual conference that is conducted using simulated environments. Participants experience the conference through a virtual reality type setting including conference rooms, theatres, exposition halls, meeting spaces, and other types of venues similar to a brick and mortar type conference.

The conference is free to attend. The cost of the conference is covered by sponsorship and donations.

* Play * Explore * Engage * Immerse * Learn *

VWBPE 2017 Registration is OPEN
Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education is a peer-reviewed community event focusing on education in immersive virtual environments. This open conference is organized by educators, for educators, to provide an opportunity to showcase the learning that takes place in this community of practice.

Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education is a meaningful way for presenters to share their research and experience about the rich learning systems in virtual worlds and games. This free online conference is produced entirely by volunteers. Conference proceedings are published in the Journal of Virtual Studies by Rockcliffe University Consortium.

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Time is RUNNING OUT to Submit Your Proposal!

If you have been considering whether to submit a proposal for a presentation, exhibit or machinima, now is the time to decide - and get it in! The deadline, January 27th, is barely two weeks away. Be a part of the 10th anniversary of VWBPE! Join its legacy, advancing...

VWBPE17 Conference Sponsorship Social Event

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Exhibit at VWBPE 10th Annual Conference

Whether you are an artist, a software designer, a 3D modeller, a teacher or professor, educational technologist, or a college, you will want to exhibit at this year’s Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference. When you showcase your projects and talents at...

Make History: Submit Proposals to VWBPE 2017 Now!

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Sponsor a Ten-Year Legacy

In ten years, the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education conference has created a legacy around the proposition that building a professional community of individuals who hunger for innovation is possible without the constricting walls of physical space. And we’ve...

VWBPE17 Thinkerer Award Nominations Open

The Thinkerer Award is presented to an individual whose deeds and actions have shown consistent selfless service towards the promotion of learning, community, and educational practices, and who exemplifies the spirit of cooperative development within immersive...

Continuing the Legacy with Sponsorship

The VWBPE 2017 Conference is coming up March 29-April 1, 2017 and we need sponsors to help with some of the costs. This will be VWBPE’s 10th Anniversary and we are hoping to make it a special one. The VWBPE conference runs entirely off donations from large and small...

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