Schedule of Events - Sunday

RepRap Replicating Prototyper

  • Sunday 9:30a - 10:50a
  • Salon E

Presentation and working demonstration of the replicating prototyper

(Tim Schmidt)

Gaming in the Med

  • Sunday 10:00a - 12:00n
  • Mediterranean Room

Game with the "big kids" in the Med Room, see demos of games new and old. And maybe learn a new game or two.

(Bill Korsak, Lisa Garrison-Ragsdale, Matthew Ragsdale)

Marionette Construction

  • Sunday 10:00a - 11:00a
  • Salon H

An instructive slide presentation on construction of 18" fourteen string marionettes. Topics include weights and joints for natural looking movement; hinged jaw construction; controller design; materials consideration. Performance will be covered briefly. A puppet will be present for you to use and examine

(Matt Arnold)

Coffe Klutch with Steve and Sharon

  • Sunday 10:00a - 11:00a
  • Concierage Lounge

Join our Science GoH and costuming maven for some coffee and find out what they have to say.

(Steve Collins, Sharon McGunigle)

The New Energy Economy

  • Sunday 10:00a - 11:00a
  • Dennison 1&2

The world of energy is changing, jobs exist for people with the right training. In some cases very little change to a resume can result in major opportunities. Which area shold you focus on and why? What might work and what will not work. Why is Borax so interesting right now?

(Doug Houseman)

A reading with Peter Beagle

  • Sunday 10:00a - 11:00a
  • Boardroom

A reading with our Pro GoH Peter Beagle

(Peter Beagle)

Circus and American Imagination

  • Sunday 10:00a - 11:00a
  • Salon G

A look at the circus and how it has evolved through the history of the USA. How it has changed and we have changed with it.

(Catherynne Valente, Sarah Zettel, Steven Piziks)

Risk Management in the Drug Industry

  • Sunday 10:00a - 11:00a
  • Salon F

A look at risk management in post markent survelliance of the drug industry

(Catherine Shaffer, Brian Gray)

Symbols Present within folklore

  • Sunday 11:00a - 12:00n
  • Salon H

A look at folklore and symbols present within

(Catherynne Valente, Jason Ahlquist, Mia Tokatlian, Ed Gardiner)

DADGAD Workshop

  • Sunday 11:00a - 12:00n
  • Niles 1&2

DADGAB Workshop

(Tom Jeffers)

Dreadfall Basics and Workshop

  • Sunday 11:00a - 12:00n
  • Salon H

Music thumping like a distant explosion. Spot lights streak through the haze and smoke. Neon glow catches your eyes. The brightly colored, almost radioactive hair captivates you as it rythmically sways. Dread falls have become part of the gothic subculture. Learn how to make your own. This workshop will cover construction methods and you'll have time to practice what was taught.

(Limey Z)

Internet Law

  • Sunday 11:00a - 12:00n
  • Dennison 3&4

Listen to and question some experts on Internet Law and how it effects all of our society.

(Cathy Raymond, Joe Saul, Richard Herrell)

Life Magazine Photo Retrospective

  • Sunday 11:00a - 12:00n
  • Dennison 1&2

A tour of the odd images Bill has found among the millions of "Life" magazine photos that Google made available last year. SF Movies behind the scenes, very weird vehicles, robots vs. women, and more

(Bill Higgins)

The Terrors of the Universe

  • Sunday 11:00a - 12:00n
  • Boardroom

A travelling carnival visits a distant planet and has a house of horrors.... Come hear Dr. Phil Kaldon read his brand new short story.

(Dr. Philip Kaldon)

Special Event: Invitation Only - Wedding Of Tucholka and Natcher

  • Sunday 11:30a - 3:00p
  • Salon E&F

Special Event: Invitation Only - Wedding Of Tucholka and Natcher

Closed

  • Sunday 12:00n - 1:00p
  • KidFusion

KidFusion is closed for Lunch. Parents are responsible for their children during this time

Underbust Corset Drafting

  • Sunday 12:00n - 1:00p
  • Salon H

Step by Step instructions to turn your own measurements into a custom fitting underbust corset or waist cincher pattern

(Duae Cat)

Winter Harvest

  • Sunday 12:00n - 1:00p
  • Dennison 3&4

Winter Harvest, a zombie movie currently in pre-production. A sci-fi & horror related story. They will start shooting sometime in January.

(Jason Ahlquist, Diane Frkan, Freon, David Rozian, Russ Van Ness)

A reading with Mike Resnick

  • Sunday 12:00n - 1:00p
  • Boardroom

A reading with Mike Resnick

(Mike Resnick)

Global Style: Emergent Comics of the New Culture

  • Sunday 12:00n - 1:00p
  • Dennison 1&2

Societies evolve, culture changes. Comics are emerging as a valid method of story telling beyond what they have in the past. Join our panelists including our Artist GoH in a discussion on how comics are changing with the new culture

(Matt Busch, Kurt Erichson)

Coffee Klutch with Cat

  • Sunday 12:00n - 1:00p
  • Concierage Lounge

(Catherynne Valente)

Closing Jam

  • Sunday 1:00p - 2:00p
  • Niles 1&2

The closing Jam with our Musical GoH, Stone Dragon and Phil Mills

(SJ Tucker, Tom Jeffers, Sue Jeffers, Phil Mills)

Marvelous Munchable Mosaics and MORE

  • Sunday 1:00p - 2:00p
  • KidFusion

Come make a mosaic with M&Ms and other magnificent materials

(Lisa Garrison-Ragsdale)

Energy Production for Mars Base

  • Sunday 1:00p - 2:00p
  • Dennison 1&2

With the reduced solar output and the heavy dust collection on surfaces, what would work to provide good power to a Mars Base? Where power is needed 24/7. If we are going to do it by 2020, we need off the shelf technology. What will work there?

(Doug Houseman)

Sci-fi, Fantasy, Horror and Crossover Movies of 2009

  • Sunday 1:00p - 2:00p
  • Salon H

Loved it, hated it or waited for DVD. A lively panel discussion on these types of movies released in 2009. Come and share your insight, comments or criticism

(Diane Frkan)

Fairy Tales - Folk Lore of the Circus

  • Sunday 1:00p - 2:00p
  • Salon G

Join us for a discussion on the lore of the circus

(Catherynne Valente)

Trivia for Chocolate Kids Style!

  • Sunday 2:00p - 3:00p
  • KidFusion

Trivia for Chocolate, Kid's Style!

(Lisa Garrison-Ragsdale)

Mystery Box with Steve Collins

  • Sunday 2:00p - 3:00p
  • Dennison 3&4

Who knows? We have no idea what this talk by our Science Guest of Honor will be about but trust us, it will be something interesting.

(Steve Collins)

Cartography and Fantasy: How maps affect Literature

  • Sunday 2:00p - 3:00p
  • Salon G

How does the environment and maps of that place affect the literature that uses it

(Catherynne Valente, Matthew Fanny)

Closing Ceremonies

  • Sunday 3:00p - 4:00p
  • Salon E

Feedback Session

  • Sunday 4:00p - 5:00p
  • Dennison 1&2

Join the ConCom in going over the Con that was. Let us know how we did. What did we do well? What did we fail at? Your feedback makes next years Con better!