3-Day Event to Showcase the Best SL-Related Technology from around the World for Practical 3D Business Strategies
Over 55 Vendors, Thousands of Attendees Expected, with Highlights to Include Keynote from Sun Microsystems’ Jim Parkinson – Vice President of Collaboration and ISV Engineering
NEW YORK, NY, April 2007—Fortune 500 firms, brand managers, financial services firms, advertising agencies, universities, non-profits with a global mandate – in short, anyone or any organization struggling to develop a bottom-line strategy for extending their real-life dealings into the virtual realm should point their digital selves in the direction of the first-annual International SL Technology Expo (SL-ITE), which will be held in Second Life, Friday through Sunday, April 20-22, with entry at the Expo Welcome Center on Silicon Island.
Organized by Greenwich, Connecticut-based virtual events and services firm the V3 Group, the SL-ITE 2007 (http://www.thev3group.com/ite.html) will showcase the best Second Life-related technology solutions and offer best-practices demonstrations from the most creative developers. The likes of Sun Microsystems and Dell Computers will also be represented in support of honoring the vendors.
Sponsored by Cattle Puppy Productions, Reallusion, S Media, and the Second Life Broadcasting Company, the free, 3-day event boasts 50 vendors from China, Singapore, Australia, the Czech Republic, Finland, Spain, Romania, United States, England, Cuba, and others; and will welcome thousands of SL attendees from around the world.
Among the subjects to be discussed at SL-ITE’s various panels:
• “Digital Property: Creating It, Using It, and Protecting It;”
• “Developers Perspective on Client Demands: Community, Architecture, Technology & Environment;”
• “Making Sense of Market Research Related to Second Life;”
• “Breaking the Boundaries of SL: Developing a Robust User Experience for Corporations & Residents Inside & Outside SL.”