Wednesday, 16 July 2008

League of Worlds Oct 2008

1. Just a short reminder that abstract summaries are due on the 20th of July 2008
Submit all proposals in Word, RTF, PDF or HTML format to:
Dr. Stephen Bronack (bronacksc at appstate dot edu)

2. You can now register for the conference on-line from - click the Conference Registration link - that will take you to a registration page.

3. We have come to agreement with James Morrison, the editor of Innovate, for a Special Issue of the journal (due May/April 2009) on our conference theme "Future Worlds: virtual worlds today and tomorrow" with guest editors: Stephen Bronack, Owen Kelly and Roni Linser, that will publish some of the better papers from the conference.

All are invited, whether they present at the conference or not, to submit a manuscript for publication relating to the conference theme directly to Innovate for that the special issue. You can find author guidelines at that includes the following statement:

"We will consider a manuscript that has been presented at a conference or even published in conference proceedings. Disclose conference information at the end of the manuscript, imitating this example: [This article was modified from a presentation at the EDUCAUSE annual conference in Atlanta, GA, October 2002.] If possible, provide hyperlinks for the presentation file (if available in Web conference proceedings), the sponsoring organization, and the conference home page."

SPECIAL NOTE: Innovate will also publish a special issue on academics in virtual worlds as the October/November issue.

4. a quick reminder of
Important Dates

Paper submission - summary and explanationJuly 20, 2008
Notification of AcceptanceJuly 29, 2008
1st Draft DueAugust 20, 2008
Registration DeadlineSeptember 5, 2008
Final Draft DueSeptember 5, 2008
ColloquiumOctober 13-17, 2008

Accepted presentations will be required to submit the following by September 5, 2008:

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