“Games for Health” Virtual World Session

It seems like there is an increasing interest in using virtual worlds for health care applications. You may recall the recent COMSLIVE Wonderblog post describing the health care communication project at Birmingham City University.

Birmingham City University's new Open Wonderland hand washing module that assesses who has washed their hands and how often

To learn about other projects related to virtual worlds and health care, you may be interested in attending the “Virtual Worlds and Social Games for Health” day, which is part of the “Games for Health” conference. I have been invited to speak on using Open Wonderland as a platform for creating health-related virtual worlds. Here’s the agenda for the day:

Virtual Worlds and Social Games for Health (pdf)
May 25, 2010
Boston, MA

If you’re planning on attending, please let me know.


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