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Sunday, September 8 • 7:10am - 8:20am
KEYNOTE PANEL: Innovative Applications of OpenSimulator

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This keynote panel will feature highlights from three innovative real world applications of OpenSimulator. Douglas Maxwell will discuss the Military Open Simulator Enterprise Strategy (MOSES) project and the US Army's efforts to develop a a completely independent, persistent virtual world, running in an enclaved network and capable of multiple levels of secured processing for military simulations. Claus Nehmzow will discuss the lessons learned developing English Adventureland for 3D Avatar School, including the technical, business, and educational challenges faced, and Christer Lindstrom will discuss how Encitra creates a communication platform for the development of the urban landscape based on visualization, simulation, social networking and data mining.

Moderators
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Justin Clark-Casey

President, Overte Foundation
Justin Clark-Casey is a software consultant working in the emerging field of open-source virtual environments and the Metaverse. He has been a core developer on the OpenSimulator project since 2007, responsible for features such as OpenSimulator Archives (OARs) and NPCs as well as numerous bug fixes, release management and general steering of the project. In this time, he has worked with numerous organizations, including Intel Corporation, Sandia... Read More →

Speakers
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Christer Lindstrom

Encitra, Inc.
Christer Lindstrom is the co-founder of the International Institute of Sustainable Transportation (INIST), board member and co-founder of Encitra Inc and is leading a global effort to research and develop a Aurtomated Transit System using solar and other sources of renewable energy. Mr Lindstrom is also a member of the Swedish Center Party and was elected as an alternate for the parliament of Stockholm County in 2012.
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Douglas Maxwell

Science and Technology Manager, US Army Research Lab
Douglas Maxwell conducts research into the use of virtual environments for strategic applications as a Science and Technology Manager for the U.S. Army Research Lab, Simulation and Training Technology Center in Orlando, Florida. He is the founder of the Military Users of Virtual Worlds working group and serves as a virtual world technology advisor to the Office Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Readiness. He is the director of the Military Open... Read More →
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Claus Nehmzow

Claus Nehmzow is an entrepreneur and leader in developing strategic innovation for market success. He has over 25 years experience building businesses and consulting to premier clients world-wide, on business applications of new technologies, particularly social and participatory media, virtual worlds and immersive environments. Prior to founding 3D Avatar School, Claus held a number of leadership roles including at brand and user experience... Read More →


Sunday September 8, 2013 7:10am - 8:20am
Keynote 1, 2, 3, 4

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