Can't Make It To BlogHer in SF? BlogHer in SECOND LIFE is Back!

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I am very pleased to announce BlogHer will again be offering a way for you to participate in BlogHer '08 if you can't make it to the annual conference.

BlogHer '08 in Second Life is free, lets you see the keynotes live from San Francisco, and all you need to do is download Second Life and let the BlogHer team help get you comfortable in a virtual world.

This year we are thrilled to have Ireport sponsor our parallel conference in Second Life, hosting all of our keynotes, sessions, and programming.

Our Second Life exclusive sessions are once again on the agenda, as is the popular 'cocktail' party so you can dance the night away right along with all the community members in California.

Registration is open- just make sure you can download and run Second Life on your computer.

Once you've registered, you can attend BlogHer Office Hours (listed below) at the CNN Ireport Hub in Second Life and the team will help teach you how to walk, get dressed, and even raise a virtual toast.

Be sure to take a look at the schedule and check back as speakers are added! Can't wait to see you there!


DAY ONE, Friday July 18th (all times are pacific)

9:00-9:15 AM (live from San Francisco, CA)
Welcome to BlogHer '08 from the Westin St. Francis Ballroom in San Francisco

9:15-10:15 AM
"Speed Dating" for BlogHers in Second Life

10:30-11:45 AM
Second Life Break-Out Session #1: The Intersection of Blogging and Second LIfe

12:45-2:00 PM
Second Life Break-Out Session #2: Second Life and Security

Second Life Activity in Exhibitor Area

SecondLife Open Mic and Party

DAY TWO, Saturday July 19th

9:30-10:30 AM (live from San Francisco, CA)
BlogHer '08 Morning Keynote: Hybrid Media

10:45-12:00 PM
Second Life Break-Out Session #3: SecondLife as Educational/Training Tool

1:45-3:00 PM
Second Life Break-Out Session #4: Using Second Life for Good

Second Life Activity in Exhibitor Area

5:15-6:15 PM (live from San Francisco, CA)
BlogHer '08 Closing Keynote: Living the Truman Show


BlogHer in Second Life Office Hours: (all times Pacific)

Monday 10am-2pm
Wednesday 10am-2pm
Thursday 12-2pm 8pm-11pm
Sunday 4pm-6pm

location: Ireport Hub

A BlogHer team member will be on site during the hours above to assist you. If you are logged into Second Life you can automatically 'teleport' yourself to the location using the location link above.

You can also contact me via email for additional instruction



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