This Friday – Sunday is the annual BlogHer conference, taking place in San Francisco. “BlogHer’s annual conference is like no other — it is the thrilling diversity of the blogosphere come to life! Featuring technical labs, educational workshops, intense discussion sessions, relevant sponsors, speakers from every corner of the blogosphere, established and new, and plenty of opportunities to network and socialize.”
Unfortunately, I can’t make it to San Fran for the conference. BUT! I can make it all the way to my computer and into Second Life! What’s Second Life? It is an “online, 3D virtual world imagined and created by its Residents. Since opening to the public in 2003, it has grown explosively and today is inhabited by millions of Residents from around the globe.”
The BlogHer conference will have simultaneous events taking place ‘off-line’ and online in Second Life. I will be attending events throughout the conference via my virtual Second Life self. Are you attending it on or offline?
I will be live blogging from within Second Life – so you can follow along with me, ask questions and leave comments in real time whether you are in Second Life, at the conference, or sitting back at home.
All you have to do to be included is watch this blog! The live blogging (with CoverItLive) will be hosted here. I’m excited to share with you all the experience of attending this conference virtually, as well as getting participation from you while I’m there!
Other BlogHer folks will also be live blogging and commentating on the events throughout the three days on the BlogHer website.
Have you attended a conference in Second Life before? Has your organization considered using Second Life as part of its social media strategy?