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  Call For Speakers

Most of the speakers for Virtual Worlds 2008 will be hand-selected, but we will have a few slots available through the call for speakers process.  We therefore invite you to submit a presentation for the Virtual Worlds Fall 2008 Conference to be held in in New York City, April 3-4, 2008. The call is open until December 20, 2007 after that time we will still accept submissions on a rolling basis in case our speaker needs change.

Please review the details below & on our front page before submitting your proposal.

Target Audience

Virtual worlds are rapidly being adopted by media, entertainment, and advertising companies as a way to generate new revenue and further engage audiences. Forward thinking brands and agencies are aligning themselves with high-quality virtual worlds franchises in order to further engage consumers. Virtual Worlds 2008 will feature expert presentations, case studies and panel discussions that cover virtual worlds strategy, implementation and best pratice insights.

Target Speakers

We are looking for active practitioners who are experts in their respective fields to share specific content that the attendees will be able take to away and immediately apply to their businesses.

Conference Content

Virtual Worlds 2008 is a on consumer oriented virtual worlds platforms, applications and customers. Topic categories will include detailed virtual world business strategy, technology and community and customer service discussions.

Virtual Worlds 2008 Conference programming will incorporate sessions focused on public virtual worlds:- those worlds consumed and used by the general public or segments of the public such as adults, kids, students, etc...

Speakers should be active practitioners in their fields. All presentations should be 60 minutes in length.

Submission Process

To be considered as a speaker, please fill out our Speaker Submission Form.  Because speakers are confirmed on a rolling basis, we encourage prospective speakers to submit their proposals as soon as possible.

What To Prepare

Please prepare to provide the following items during the Speaker Proposal Submission

1. Speaker email address
2. Speaker first and last name
3. Company Name
4. Job Title (occupation)
5. Phone Number
6. Mailing Address + City, State, Zip Code and Country
7. Speaker's Web Site
8. Speaker Bio (100 words)
9. Subject you would like to speak on? (Specific tracks will be announced later)
              Virtual Worlds Business Strategy
              Virtual Worlds IT and/or Development
              Virtual Worlds Community and/or Customer Service
              Or Other
10. Presentation Format options:
             60-minute Lecture
             60-minute Panel
             60-minute case study
11. Title of your presentation
12. What virtual world platforms will be referenced in your session
13. Audience level (All, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)
14. Additional speakers in your session, if any
15. Presentation description (100 words)
16. Intended audience and prerequisites (50 words)
17. The takeaway from this presentation. (e.g. What will attendees learn?) (50 words)




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