The Mixed Reality Lecture Room project is now funded and underway using Project Darkstar, Wonderland and SunSpot technologies to produce an international virtual classroom between the UK and China and demonstrate it at the Shanghai World Expo in 2010. Three other universities are now signed to participate on use case development and code sharing giving the project a presence now in Canada, Australia and the USA. All code and content is open source. . A prototype will be up and running by October 2008. Only 976 days to go until the event.