How to Access Second Life for MW20

MW20 social events will take place in Second Life. Here’s how to join:

  1. Download viewer software:
  2. Create Second Life account and choose your beginning avatar:
  3. When you use your account information to sign in through the viewer software, your avatar will appear at the beginning of Virtual Ability’s New Resident Orientation course. When you have learned to walk, look around you and sit in chairs, you can then teleport to the MuseWeb island where the conference sessions will be held.

If you use assistive tech to access your computers,  you can get special assistance by emailing

Corona Virus Update

Corona virus update: Like you, we’re concerned about the spread of COVID-19, and we’re in touch with the conference hotel as well as officials in Los Angeles to get the most up-to-date information. We’ll keep you informed as any new details become available. Please consult the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for the most accurate and timely news about the virus. Find additional resources from the World Health Organization.