Cyberbullying Month Event
A panel of long-time expert VR event hosts join Marieke and Relle for a discussion on how they handle the challenges of hosting events. Together, this panel has hosted over 3 years of events totaling over 3,000 event hours.
VR events have few disruptions, and AltspaceVR has the tools to quickly dispatch them, but there is more to hosting and moderating events and crowd control. Event host sets the ground rules for their events, and these experts have learned some tips and tricks to ensure a successful event for the audience as well as themselves.
Jeremy D. Nickel of EvolVR:
Rev. Jeremy D. Nickel is an ordained Unitarian Universalist Minister, he currently serves as the acting Lead Minister of the UU Congregation of Boulder, CO, as well as being the Founder of EvolVR, the world’s first VR Sangha and Spiritual community. At EvolVR, he leads weekly Overview Effect themed meditations in Virtual Reality in which groups of people from around the world slowly float from the surface of planet Earth to a near earth orbit.
MysterySteve, event host/co-owner, We Are ImproVR
Mystery Steve (Stevieboy) is a co-owner of We Are ImproVR, a company that produces improv comedy events in AltspaceVR. For over 3 years in AltspaceVR, he has cohosted 3 shows, including “Improv Night with Stevieboy and Shoseki,” “A Thing In A Place,” and “Loco And Stevie's Talking Hour.” His goal is to help as many people as possible to see how interesting they truly are by giving them a platform to show off their life and skills during his events. In his spare time, he is a cartoonist.
Spatial Network Evangelist Andy Fidel creates social experiences for remote communities. Founder of #GetSocial, a digital network for emerging technology enthusiasts and creators. This team has produced over 700 events across the multiverse with the aim to engage people in future conversations. They host fireside chats, summits, conference extensions, and experiential hangouts for community and enterprise. She has collaborated with AltspaceVR by Microsoft, WXR Fund, Verizon 5G Labs, VRScout, YouTube VR Creator Lab, Educators in VR, and communities at large across the multiverse.
Donna McTaggart, Educators in VR, Live Loved
Donna McTaggart is the Event Coordinator, Conference and Production Manager, and Project Manager of Educators in VR. Her expertise in VR event production is unparalleled. She is also founder of the company, KAOS, and has twenty years’ experience working with small, international businesses to provide accounting and operational software solutions and implementation services. She is the co-founder of the Social Media Breakfast in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and continues to lead this group over the past 10 years.
Chris Samuelson, event host, LGBTQ+ and Friends
Chris is the host of the VR LGBTQ and Friends Meetups. For 3 1/2 years he's given the community a place to meet, hang out in a safe and fun environment. With multiple events throughout every week, he catered to the community from all around the world. Many of the groups' members are highly active in the VR Community, supporting a wide range of events as volunteers and moderators, and they also organize meetings in the real world.
Don Ainsworth, event host/co-owner, and host
Don Ainsworth is a Co-owner, Producer, and Host of “We Are ImproVR”. He is also a well known world builder in AltspaceVR.
Educators in VR is dedicated to integrating VR, AR, and XR into education and business. Join us for a welcome to the new educational year and to learn more about Educators in VR, their projects, and how to become involved.
Educators in VR started in AltspaceVR when educators came together to solve their common challenges, and has grown to over 2,500 members from around the world, 16+ Team Projects (special interest groups), and they host over 600 free and paid workshops, training, classes, and conferences annually in VR.
Join us for our weekly Educators in VR workshop featuring topics on VR, AR, XR, and MR in education with guest speakers and some of our popular Educators in VR training sessions.