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Rik Panganiban's Keynote at SLCC 2011

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Rik Panganiban gives the opening keynote to the Second Life Community Convention on August 13, 2011. These are his slides.

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Rik Panganiban's Keynote at SLCC 2011

  1. We Built This CityHow Second Life Is Saving the World
  2. We Built This City“Second Life Stuff Life Is Saving the World How Second that Rik Thinks Is Awesome”
  3. Who Am I?Rik PanganibanSL: Rik Riel
  4. Nonprofit Commons• Community Manager, Nonprofit Commons• Largest Nonprofit Community in the Virtual World• Sponsored by
  5. Betterverse.org• Chronicling public good and education space in virtual worlds• Second Life, OpenSim, Youth VWs, MMOs
  6. Global Kids• Assistant Director, Global Kids• Helping teens to be global citizens, community leaders and achieving students
  7. Global Kids• Assistant Director, Global Kids• Helping teens to be global citizens, community leaders and achieving students
  8. Ice Breaker: What are you passionate about?
  9. What is your passion?
  10. What is your passion?• What do you care about?
  11. What is your passion?• What do you care about?• What do WE care about?
  12. What is your passion?• What do you care about?• What do WE care about?• What can we do TOGETHER?
  13. Today’s Talk
  14. Today’s Talk1. What makes Virtual Worlds special?
  15. Today’s Talk1. What makes Virtual Worlds special?2. What’s New and Awesome?
  16. Today’s Talk1. What makes Virtual Worlds special?2. What’s New and Awesome?3. Key Challenges
  17. 1. What makes virtual worlds special? Tools for the Public Good
  18. 1. Be Your Truest Self“Second Life is my real-est life”
  19. 1. Be Your Truest Self“Second Life is my real-est life”
  20. 2.Community
  21. 2.Community
  22. 3. A Persistent Third Space
  23. 3. A Persistent Third Space
  24. 4. Combine the Best Online Tools
  25. Example 1: Video Screening
  26. Example 1: Video Screening
  27. Example 2: Teaching
  28. Example 2: Teaching
  29. Example 3: a Memorial
  30. Example 3: a Memorial
  31. 2. What’s New and Awesome?
  32. 2. What’s New and Awesome? Education Human Rights and Democracy Health and Well-being Protecting the Earth Collaboration
  33. Education
  34. Education: NASA• NASA in SL since 2006• NASA Education Resource Center• Supporting educators to teach about space exploration, astrophysics and engineering
  35. Education: Federal Virtual World Challenge• US Army sponsored• How VWs can be used for training and education• Two $25K prizes
  36. Education: I Dig Science• Virtual fossil dig• Expose teens to paleontology, biology, other cultures• Global Kids and Field Museum of Chicago
  37. Education: I Dig Science• Virtual fossil dig• Expose teens to paleontology, biology, other cultures• Global Kids and Field Museum of Chicago
  38. Education: Other Examples• Mayo Clinic• Mayan Astronomy• World Bank Institute
  39. Education: Other Examples• Mayo Clinic• Mayan Astronomy• World Bank Institute
  40. Education: Other Examples• Mayo Clinic• Mayan Astronomy• World Bank Institute
  41. Education: Other Examples• Mayo Clinic• Mayan Astronomy• World Bank Institute
  42. Human Rights & Democracy
  43. Egypt Demonstrations
  44. Egypt Demonstrations
  45. State of MindPolitical Art Exhibit by Misa Susanowa
  46. State of MindPolitical Art Exhibit by Misa Susanowa
  47. State of MindPolitical Art Exhibit by Misa Susanowa
  48. State of MindPolitical Art Exhibit by Misa Susanowa
  49. 16 Days of Action Against Gender Violence
  50. Health & Well-being
  51. SL Relay for Life• Money raised to date?• Not just about the money• “Why I relay...”
  52. SL Relay for Life• Money raised to date? US $1,000,000• Not just about the money• “Why I relay...”
  53. SL Relay for LifeBOOTEDGIRL Foxtrot “Why I relay...”
  54. 3D AIDS Quilt
  55. 3D AIDS Quilt
  56. 3D AIDS Quilt
  57. 3D AIDS Quilt
  58. 3D AIDS Quilt
  59. T2 Virtual PTSD Experience
  60. T2 Virtual PTSD Experience
  61. T2 Virtual PTSD Experience
  62. Protecting the Earth
  63. “Green” House Build-Off
  64. “Green” House Build-Off
  65. “Green” House Build-Off
  66. Virtual Mine
  67. Virtual Mine
  68. Virtual Mine
  69. Protecting the Earth: Other Examples• NOAA Islands• Gulf Oil Spill Simulation• “Let’s Talk Sustainability”
  70. Protecting the Earth: Other Examples• NOAA Islands• Gulf Oil Spill Simulation• “Let’s Talk Sustainability”
  71. Protecting the Earth: Other Examples• NOAA Islands• Gulf Oil Spill Simulation• “Let’s Talk Sustainability”
  72. Protecting the Earth: Other Examples• NOAA Islands• Gulf Oil Spill Simulation• “Let’s Talk Sustainability”
  73. Collaboration
  74. Virtual Library of Birmingham
  75. “Kansas to Cairo” Project
  76. “Kansas to Cairo” Project
  77. Latino Virtual Museum
  78. 3. Key Challenges
  79. Key Challenges• Hard to get started • Technical barriers • Financial barriers• Hard to create• Hard to share
  80. Conclusion: We Built this City
  81. Thank You!• Second Life: Rik Riel• Email: Rik@betterverse.org• Web: Betterverse.org• Twitter: rikomatic or betterverse

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