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WEEK 2 - 30 May - 5 June 2011


Week 2 of the jokaydia Festival of Unconferency-ness commences on Friday evening and continues through the weekend. Join us to explore some games, develop your building skills, tour the grid or share some ideas at the campfire sessions. You can also volunteer to lead a session, or suggest discussion topics for our campfire sessions!

Would You Like to Facilitate a Session?


To facilitate a sessions, please select a timeslot in the event calendar above and add your session details. If you would like to present a session or activity outside of the times designated or you would like to undertake a longer session, please contact Jokay Wollongong via jokay@jokaydia.com to negotiate to add your preferred time to the program!

Please feel free to take us to your own grid, Second Life Island or gaming environment - we'd love to explore with you! You can also choose to use the following jokaydia Locations: jokaydiaGRID - Builder's Workshop, jokaydiaGRID - Gardens, jokaydiaGRID Sandboxes, jokaydiaGRID Newbie Zone, Meeting Hall @ the Islands of jokaydia in Second Life

Please ensure you include contact details and clear instructions to users if you require them to download softare, signup for services or meet at an alternative location. The jokydia Team will provide as much support as possible during the event, but we arent mindreaders! ;)

DRAFT PROGRAM


Note: Sessions below are based on Australian Eastern Standard Time (Sydney). Please note the local times links listed below.

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 1 JUNE 2011


TIME

SESSION

FACILITATOR(S)

LOCATION

CHECK YOUR LOCAL TIME!

OTHER NOTES

Wednesday 1 June 2011

8:00pm - 8:30pm

(Sydney Time)

Unconference Information and Newbie Session


A short social session to open the conference. Join us at the jokaydia Landing Point to meet other participants and find out more about the planned events. Setup your avatar, grab some freebies and get ready for the month of unconferencing ahead!
Jokay Wollongong
Scooter Sim, jokaydiaGRID.

Click here for information about how to visit jokaydiaGRID!
London Time (GMT) - 11am Wednesday

Second Life Time (SLT) - 3am Wednesday

Check your local time here!

Wednesday 1 June 2011

8:45pm - 9:45pm

(Sydney Time)

Hypergrid Adventure and Photosafari!


Join us for an adventure on the hypergrid. If you've never tried to make a hypergrid jump in Opensim before, this is the event for you! Learn how to find locations and visit with your jokaydiaGRID avatar. You can also join in on the jokaydia Unconference 2011 Opensim Worlds Exhibition by taking some snapshots and submitting them for display!
Jokay Wollongong
Starting Point: Scooter Sim, jokaydiaGRID.

Click here for information about how to visit jokaydiaGRID!
London Time (GMT) - 11:45am Wednesday

Second Life Time (SLT) - 3:45am Wednesday

Check your local time here!


DAY 3: FRIDAY 3 JUNE 2011


TIME

SESSION

FACILITATOR(S)

LOCATION

CHECK YOUR LOCAL TIME!

OTHER NOTES

Friday 3 June

8:00pm - 8:30pm

(Sydney Time)

Unconference Information and Newbie Session


A short social session to open the conference. Join us at the jokaydia Landing Point to meet other participants and find out more about the planned events. Setup your avatar, grab some freebies and get ready for the month of unconferencing ahead!
Jokay Wollongong
Scooter Sim, jokaydiaGRID.

Click here for information about how to visit jokaydiaGRID!
London Time (GMT) - 11am Friday

Second Life Time (SLT) - 3am Friday

Check your local time here!

Friday 3 June

8:45pm - 11:45pm

(Sydney Time)

PLANE TEAMS - Exploring Teacher Professional Development in Virtual Worlds


Join the PLANE Project Teams to explore the work they have been doing at jokaydiaGRID to develop a virtual worlds activities and environments to support teacher professional development.
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ABOUT PLANE: PLANE is a consortium consisting of the NSW Department of Education and Training, the Catholic Education Commission NSW, the Association of Independent Schools NSW and the Teacher Education Council together with industry partners Adobe and Microsoft has been successful in its application for $5.4m of Australian Government Digital Education Revolution funds for innovative professional learning in the use of ICT.

The PLANE project will develop a suite of on-line learning experiences including a 21st century immersive learning environment – a “digital virtual world” for experiential learning, problem based simulation learning, collaboration and communication, in a rich multi-media environment.

To join the Skype Conference please call +9900827048960310. Note: Ensure you include the '+'.
PLANE TEAM 1, 2, 3 & 4
Plane Team Sims , jokaydiaGRID

Click here for information about how to visit jokaydiaGRID!
London Time (GMT) -
11:45am Friday

Second Life Time (SLT) - 3:45am Friday

Check yourlocal time here!
For more information visit: http://plane.edu.au

DAY 4: SATURDAY 4 JUNE 2011


TIME

SESSION

FACILITATOR(S

LOCATION

CHECK YOUR LOCAL TIME!

OTHER NOTES

Saturday 4 June

2:30pm - 4:00pm

(Sydney Time)

jokaydia Minecrafts! - Survive Your First Night in Minecraft!


Join us at the jokaydia Minecrafts! Event to explore the educational uses of a simple game environment. Build your first shelter, battle the zombies and survive your first night as a miner!

How to connect to the jokaydia Minecraft:
http://minecraft.jokaydia.com/how-to-connect/

How to connect to the jokaydia Ventrillo!:
http://jokaydia.wikispaces.com/jokaydiaventrillo

Blog post about the session @
http://www.jokaydiagrid.com/2011/06/04/minecrafting-the-unconference/
Jokay Wollongong
jokaydia Minecraft Server
Information on how to connect is available on the jokaydia Minecrafts Website @
http://minecraft.jokaydia.com/
London Time (GMT) -

Second Life Time (SLT) -

Check your local time here!
Skill Level: Beginners and experienced players welcome

Important: Please ensure that you have prepared for this session by signing up for an account and installing the minecraft viewer software.

You will need to purchase a Minecraft account to participate - details are @
http://www.minecraft.net/prepurchase.jsp
Saturday 4 June

6:00pm - 7:00pm

(Sydney Time)

Hypergrid for Beginners!


Never travelled on the hypergrid before? Intrigued by the possibilities offered by a connected and networked metaverse? Join us to learn how to make effective hypergrid jumps and visit a number of locations on the hypergrid.
Jokay Wollongong
Meet at Scooter Sim - the jokaydiaGRID Landing Point.
Click here for information about how to visit jokaydiaGRID!
London Time (GMT) -

Second Life Time (SLT) -

Check your local time here!
Hypergrid teleports require that you have 'set home' inworld before taking off on your adventures. Please ensure that you have set home prior to the event!
Saturday 4 June

7:00pm - 7:30pm

(Sydney Time)

Discussion Forum / Workshop: Moving to Opensim - Issues and Techniques


As suggested by Lindy on our Wallwisher! This session will be an opportunity for participants to share their experiences, questions and strategies for bringing content to opensim. Newbies and experienced avatars welcome!
jokay Wollongong
Sandbox Sims, jokaydiaGRID

Meet at Scooter Sim - the jokaydiaGRID Landing Point for a teleport!

Click here for information about how to visit jokaydiaGRID!
London Time (GMT) -

Second Life Time (SLT) -

Check your local time here!

Saturday 4 June
7:30pm - 8:00pm

(Sydney Time)

Campfire Discussion Series - Part 3


Join us at the jokaydiaGRID Grid Gardens on Ajax sim and share your ideas, questions and crazy ideas! All topics relating to virtual worlds and games in education are welcome! Add your suggestions via our Wallwisher below!
Jokay Wollongong
The Gardens @ jokaydiaGRID, Ajax Sim
Click here for information about how to visit jokaydiaGRID!
London Time (GMT) -

Second Life Time (SLT) -

Check your local time here!
This session will use text chat only.

SUGGEST A TOPIC FOR THE CAMPFIRE DISCUSSIONS!