The Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds (FCVW) consists of members from government (federal, state & local, & international), academia, and corporate sectors. The Consortium supports individuals and organizations to improve government collaboration through the use of virtual worlds t enrich collaborative online experiences. It provides a venue to share best practices and lessons learned for the collaborative use of virtual worlds, address common challenges, and create structures to share resources. Communication 9hannels include a email announcements list, wiki knowledge base, and events. For fther information, contact FederalConsortiumVW@ndu.edu.
We have begun planning for the 2010 conference May 13-14 with a day of workshops on May 12th. Keynote speakers include: Edward Castronova, Clark Aldrich and Eric Hackathorn.
We want to know what is happening with virtual worlds in your government organizations. If you are a government employee or contractor working for a government agency,
The Information Resource Management (IRM) College of the National Defense University established the Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds in July 2007. The consortium was created to explore multi-agency and intra-agency collaboration using the robust capabilities of virtual worlds. The objective of the consortium is to help government agencies to share resources, training, and experience; leverage outreach capabilities and practices; connect to new partners and business opportunities; and demonstrate the benefits for virtual worlds’ collaborative capabilities.
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