The Metaverse is created by the convergence of virtually enhanced physical reality and physically persistent virtual space.Â Conceptually, it is a future iteration of the internet, made up of persistent, shared, 3D places linked into a perceived virtual universe.
Building community in the metaverse.Â |Â Building the metaverse community. |Â Building the metaverse.
AvaCon, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organizationÂ dedicated to promoting theÂ growth, enhancement, and development of the metaverse, virtual worlds, augmented reality, and 3D immersive and virtual spaces. Â
We hold conventions and meetings to promote educational and scientific inquiry into these spaces, and to support organized fan activities, including performances, lectures, art, music, machinima, and much more.
Our primary goal is toÂ connect and supportÂ the diverse communities and practitioners involved in co-creating and using virtual worlds, andÂ to educate the public and our constituentsÂ about the emerging ecosystem of technologies broadly known as the metaverse.
ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
We believe healthy dialogue between developers and users will make a more vibrant, innovative metaverse.
METAVERSE CULTURAL SERIES
Virtual events that highlight unique aspects of metaverse cultureÂ on the forefront of exploring what it means to work, play, and live in the emerging metaverse.
Meetups and performances in various regional cities to foster knowledge sharing and social networking about scholarly and creative uses of the metaverse.
CONFERENCES & CONVENTIONS
Conferences for metaverse technology developers and user communities to share best practices and accelerate the development of the metaverse.
VIRTUAL EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
Nurturing the nascent metaverse throughÂ virtual eventsÂ and workshops that showcase theÂ cutting edgeÂ of metaverse technology.
HEADLINES & HAPPENINGS
What we’re doing to move the metaverse forward today.
Help us make the metaverse of the future a reality.
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WithÂ many thanksÂ to those who have shared their images and videos of our past events!
SLCC11 Sims by Wildstar BeaumontÂ |Â Tamra Sands and Gwampa Lomu by Feline SladeÂ |Â slcc11-a003 by lekolittlebird
SLCC 08 Tampa (57)Â by Jeroen FransÂ |Â slcc11_2 by lekolittlebirdÂ |Â _DSC0744 by Aki ShichirojiÂ |Â SLCC2009 272 by HVX Silverstar
OpenSimulator Development for Community Conference 2013 Visualized by Nebadon Izumi