Programming Grid

(Complete schedule with descriptions)

Friday, Sept 9th, 2011

Time Coronado La Jolla Laguna Salono
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2:00PM   Post Apocalyptic Fever
Robert Mitchell Evans, Jean Graham, Lynn Maudlin, John W. Oliver, J.M. Perkins, Ann Wilkes
  Heavy Industry in Space
Cris A. Fitch, Dani Kollin, Eytan Kollin, Allen Steele, Vernor Vinge
 
2:30PM      
3:00PM   Organic vs. Outlining
Lise Breakey, Robert Mitchell Evans, Walt Fisher, Jean Graham, Sharon Mock, Greg van Eekhout
BOF: Star Trek
Artificial Cunning: Will AI Save or Destroy Its Makers?
Cris A. Fitch, Dani Kollin, Eytan Kollin, J.M. Perkins
Reading: Vernor Vinge
Vernor Vinge
3:30PM  
4:00PM       Opening Ceremonies
Ron Oakes, Allen Steele
 
4:30PM        
5:00PM   Care and Feeding of Writers’ Groups
Lise Breakey, John W. Oliver, J.M. Perkins, Janet Tait, Greg van Eekhout, Ann Wilkes
BOF: Harry Potter
Interworld Communication: So We Don’t Actually Have a Universal Translator
Robert Mitchell Evans, Cris A. Fitch, Jefferson P. Swycaffer, Vernor Vinge
Reading: Dani and Eytan Kollin
Dani Kollin, Eytan Kollin
5:30PM  
6:00PM   Gaslight Gathering Presents: Steam in Space!
Ailene Bonner, John Hart, James H. Hay, Eytan Kollin, Jefferson P. Swycaffer
Are There Any New Stories?
Walt Fisher, Kevin Gerard, Sterling R Macer, Linda Thomas-Sundstrom, Ann Wilkes
Concert Setup
 
6:30PM    
7:00PM       Reading: Ann Wilkes
Ann Wilkes
7:30PM       Concerts
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Saturday, Sept 10th, 2011

Time Coronado La Jolla Laguna Pacific Salono Autographing
10:00AM              
10:30AM              
11:00AM   RPGs for Art’s Sake
Laura Luchau, William H. Stoddard, Jefferson P. Swycaffer
Budget Costuming Resources
BetNoir, John Hart, Nancy Hay, Donna Keeley
Fan Fiction, Intellectual Property, and the Apocalypse
Amy Berner, Jean Graham, Matt Kirk, J.M. Perkins, Robert Pritchard, Chris A. Weber
    Autographing: Linda Thomas-Sundstrom
Linda Thomas-Sundstrom
11:30AM      
12:00PM   Academic Study of Popular Culture
Jeff Berkwits, Amy Berner, Ailene Bonner, Patrick Harris, Walter Meyer
How to Edit Yourself
Jean Graham, Lisanne Norman, John W. Oliver, Linda Thomas-Sundstrom, Greg van Eekhout
Final Frontiers: The American Mythos of Outer Space Colonization
Dr. James M. Busby, Matt Kirk, Lynn Maudlin, Chris Radcliff, Dave Rankin, Allen Steele
Script Review by Timescape Entertainment
Jason Lethert, Michael C. Poole, Phil Roberts
  Autographing: Kevin Gerard
Kevin Gerard
12:30PM    
1:00PM   Non-Ordinary Reality: Las Vegas, Mardi Gras, and Con
BetNoir, James Stanley Daugherty, Patrick Harris, Nancy Hay, Allison Lonsdale
Special Presentation: Early Science Fiction Television
Jeff Berkwits
Guest of Honor Interview: Allen Steele
Dani Kollin, Eytan Kollin, Allen Steele
     
1:30PM        
2:00PM   A People’s Republic of Narnia? Political Systems and Genre
Patrick Harris, Dani Kollin, Sharon Mock, Robert Pritchard, William H. Stoddard, Janet Tait
BOF: Steampunk
Ebert Was Wrong: Video Games Can Be Art
Eben Brooks, Zak Jarvis, Andy Lowe, Walter Meyer
  Reading: Greg van Eekhout
Greg van Eekhout
Autographing: Robert Pielke
Robert G Pielke
2:30PM    
3:00PM   Alien Libraries
Marc Biagi, Cris A. Fitch, Rev. Dr. Tiffany Diane Moon, Val Ontell, Ann Wilkes
Period Pieces: Film in Retro Styles
Jeff Berkwits, BetNoir, John Hart, Nolly Mullican
Barlowe’s Guide to San Diego Fandom
James H. Hay, Donna Keeley, Allison Lonsdale, Andy Lowe, Walter Meyer, J’nae Rae Spano
  Reading: Kevin Gerard
Kevin Gerard
Autographing: Allen Steele
Allen Steele
3:30PM    
4:00PM   GoogleWiki High
Kevin Gerard, Patrick Harris, Laura Luchau, Val Ontell, Chris Radcliff, Adina Sobo
BOF: Makers
Floating in a Tin Can: Psychology in Space
Marc Biagi, Dr. James M. Busby, Dani Kollin, Eytan Kollin, Allen Steele
  Reading: Linda Thomas-Sundstrom
Linda Thomas-Sundstrom
Autographing: Greg van Eekhout
Greg van Eekhout
4:30PM    
5:00PM   A Feudal Future: SF as Fairy Tale
James Floyd, Sterling R Macer, Sharon Mock, Jefferson P. Swycaffer, Ellen Dawn Benefield Vandover, Ann Wilkes
Age and Gender and Game Preference
Eben Brooks, Laura Luchau, Janet Tait, Chris A. Weber
Multi-Species Civilizations
Lynn Maudlin, Rev. Dr. Tiffany Diane Moon, Lisanne Norman, J.M. Perkins, William H. Stoddard
  Reading: Robert Pielke
Robert G Pielke
Autographing: Dani and Eytan Kollin
Dani Kollin, Eytan Kollin
5:30PM    
6:00PM   Character Development Strategies
Marc Biagi, Eben Brooks, Robert G Pielke, Janet Tait, Ellen Dawn Benefield Vandover
The Museum of the Future
James Stanley Daugherty, James Floyd, John Hart, Donna Keeley, J.M. Perkins, Adina Sobo
       
6:30PM          
7:00PM   Can RPGs Teach You to Write?
Eben Brooks, Matt Kirk, Sterling R Macer, John W. Oliver, Janet Tait
  How Will We Feel When We’re No Longer Made of Meat?
Zak Jarvis, Dani Kollin, Chris Radcliff, Ann Wilkes, Jim Young
     
7:30PM          
8:00PM   Open Filking
  Iron Hack
Zak Jarvis, Dani Kollin, Eytan Kollin, Allison Lonsdale, Robert Pritchard, Allen Steele
     
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Sunday, Sept 11th, 2011

Time Coronado La Jolla Laguna Autographing
10:00AM        
10:30AM        
11:00AM The Seminal Films Of Science Fiction
Jeff Berkwits, Nancy Hay, Dave Rankin, Janet Tait, Jim Young
Lesser-Known Mediums
Marc Biagi, Andy Lowe, Rev. Dr. Tiffany Diane Moon, J’nae Rae Spano
Comedy in SF&F
Ailene Bonner, Lise Breakey, Walter Meyer, Ellen Dawn Benefield Vandover, Ann Wilkes
Autographing: Vernor Vinge
Vernor Vinge
11:30AM
12:00PM Tale-Telling with Dice: Telling Better Stories in Tabletop RPGs
Ailene Bonner, Lise Breakey, Eben Brooks, Matt Kirk, Janet Tait
  Medeival Weapons Demo
Eytan Kollin
Autographing: Allen Steele
Allen Steele
12:30PM  
1:00PM Reality Plus: Beyond the Virtual
Marc Biagi, Cris A. Fitch, Zak Jarvis, Vernor Vinge
BOF: Costuming
Designing People for Space
Dr. James M. Busby, Robert Mitchell Evans, Sharon Mock, Allen Steele, Jim Young
 
1:30PM  
2:00PM It’s Not Natural to be Rational
Eben Brooks, Patrick Harris, Zak Jarvis, Robert Pritchard, Adina Sobo, Jefferson P. Swycaffer
BOF: Christians
Invasive Species and Interstellar Travel
Robert Mitchell Evans, Cris A. Fitch, James H. Hay, Sharon Mock, J.M. Perkins
 
2:30PM  
3:00PM     Closing Ceremonies and Talkback
Sandra Faulkner, Ron Oakes, Allen Steele
 
3:30PM