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Virtual Policy '08

the Virtual Policy Network

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (BST)

Virtual Policy '08

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Corporate   more info Ended £250.00 £0.00
Concession   more info Ended £50.00 £0.00
UK Civil Servants & Invited Guests   more info Ended Free £0.00

Event Details

tual Policy '08: A conference on innovation and governance in virtual worlds.

22- 23 July: BERR, 1 Victoria Street, London, UK


Virtual Policy 08 is over. A full archive of the event including: speaker bios, presentatoins, and video will can be found (soon) on the Virtual Policy Network VP'08 site:


This year's speakers:


- Jessica Mulligan

- Dave Taylor – Imperial College

- Leigh Jackson - BERR

- Ren Reynolds – the Virtual Policy Network

- Richard Allan: European Director of Government Affairs CISCO, Chair: Cabinet Office Power of Information Task Force

- Dr Andrew Burn - Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media
Institute of Education, University of London

- Anna Peachey - The Open University

- Andy Powell – Eduserv

- Dr Jim Purbrick – Linden Lab

- Ian Hughes - IBM

- Oliver Goh - Business Development Executive Implenia Global Solutions

- Dick Davis - Ambient Performance

- Gia Rossini - Sloodle

- Professor Richard Bartle: Inventory of the first virtual world MUD & author of Designing Virtual Worlds

- Paul McDonagh-Smith - Nortel

- Chris Francis - IBM

- Sacha Wunsch-Vincent - OECD

- David Naylor – Field Fisher Waterhouse

- Dr. Andreas Lober - Schulte Riesenkampff (Germany)

- Andrés Guadamuz - University of Edinburgh

- Ben Williamson - Futurelab

- Patrice Chazerand - Secretary General, Interactive Software Federation of Europe

- Phil Guest - Regional Director, Central Europe, Sulake (Habbo Hotel)

- Profesor Lilian Edwards - University of Sheffield

- Paul Massey - K&L Gates

- Professor Bryan Camp - Texas Tech School of Law (USA)

- Simon Bradshaw - University of Edinburgh

- Tim Sparrow - CyberSource Ltd

- Dr. Eyjólfur Guðmundsson – CCP / EvE Online (Iceland)

- Kerry Fraser-Robinson – President / MD, Red Bedlam (UK)

- Dr Matthew Williams – Cardiff University, Crime & Justice Research Group

- Christian Renaud - CEO, Technology Intelligence Group

For more information and press enquiries contact the Virtual Policy Nework:info AT virtualpolicy DOT net


Have questions about Virtual Policy '08? Contact the Virtual Policy Network

When & Where

1 Victoria Street
sW1H 0ET London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (BST)

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the Virtual Policy Network

tVPN is a think tank dedicated to exploring the public policy implications of virtual worlds. The purpose of the think tank is to generate an informed public policy debate about virtual worlds by bringing together policy makers, academics and the virtual world industry.
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