May is shaping up to be a great month for VW events:
Virtual World SIG: (http://www.sdforum.org/vwsig) (http://digitalmediasig.com) May 14 “Open Source Virtual Worlds” with Julian Lombardi (Open Croquet/Cobalt) + Henrik Bennetsen and team (Sirikata) confirmed. More presenters may be added.
Metaverse U: (http://metaverse.stanford.edu/) May 29 and 30 “Open Source”
“The Metaverse U conference will explore the cutting edge applications of virtual worlds and the open platforms that drive them. The main purpose of this conference is to define a strategy for advancing open source platforms and explore their potential in a broad variety of contexts, including scientific research, education, private enterprise, and cultural programming.”