Loscon 42 Grids

Scheduled as of 2016-11-25 03:00:00

Day 1 Friday 2016-11-27

 Atlanta Boston Chicago Houston Lobby Marquis 1 Marquis 2 Marquis 3 New Orleans Palm Desert Saint Louis Scottsdale
1:00 pm

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
The Politics and Socioeconomics of Space Exploration

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Queer Eye for Sci-Fi

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Video Games and Twitter: Storytelling in the Modern Age

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stitch and Bitch

 

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
THE TOURISTS GUIDE TO THE SOLAR SYSTEM

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Futuristic Fashions

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Introduction to Worbla (1 hour)

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Elvish Language Workshop

 

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
The path to fandom

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Parasol and Raygun Decorating

2:15 pm                 
2:30 pm

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Classics of Science Fiction - The Lanthanide Series: Starship Troopers

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Book Blogs: Are they Shaping How We Find New Reads?

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Hardly Science?

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Beam Forming for Power and Propulsion

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
I have A Great Idea for A Story οΎ– Now What?

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
World of Weapons

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Form follows fiction

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Costuming for Real Figures

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Getting started! Selling your work at conventions

3:45 pm                 
4:00 pm

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Sound Effects in SF&F Film and TV

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Reboots, Reimagining and Fandom

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
What's new in science?

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
David Gerrold Q&A

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
A Shot Rang out

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Stunt 101

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
The Pantheon among Hogwarts Professors

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Live Throwing/Sculpting Demonstration

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Great SF Literature - Reading Aloud!

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Corsets and Cosplay

5:00 pm 
5:15 pm                   
5:30 pm

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
A Primer on Worldbuilding

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Social Media and Fandom

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Ethics and art: When is it OK to push the limits

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Solar System Resources

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Science, Fiction, and Politics: Shaping Reality

6:00 pm

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
People of Color Dinner

6:45 pm       
7:00 pm

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Trivia for Chocolate

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Fun Fermentations: Beer, Cider and More

8:00 pm 

8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Artemis Bridge Simulator Tournament

8:15 pm   
9:00 pm

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Spec Fic Smut: Erotica in Science Fiction

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Science Fiction and Fantasy Podcasts

10:00 pm

10:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Todd McCaffrey hosts: Are You A Werewolf?

10:00 pm - 11:59 pm
NaNoWriMo Write In Friday Night

Day 2 Saturday 2016-11-28

 Atlanta Boston Chicago Dealers Hall Marquis 2 Marquis 3 New Orleans New York Palm Desert Patio Philadelphia Saint Louis Scottsdale
10:00 am

10:00 am - 11:15 am
Why Manuscripts Arrive Dead On Arrival, and How to Increase Your Odds for Success as an Author

10:00 am - 11:15 am
What's New in the World of Dinosaurs?

   

10:00 am - 11:15 am
Nick Smith Q&A

10:00 am - 11:15 am
Shotokan Karate Workshop

10:00 am - 11:15 am
From Imagination to TREK Reality

10:00 am - 11:15 am
The Heroine's Journey

 

10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Escape the Reevers

   

10:00 am - 11:15 am
Should I Stay or Should I Go Now? Space Travel and Human Manifest Destiny

10:00 am - 11:15 am
How Do I Find It?: Doing Research

11:15 am             
11:30 am

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Redshirts and Bodycount

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Mars in Focus

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
All about editing - and editors

11:30 am - 11:55 am
Autographs

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Peri Charlifu Q&A

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Something Wonderful Right Away

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
The Visual Language of STAR TREK

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Forry J Ackerman's Centennial Birthday

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Star Trek Music and Sound

11:55 am 
12:00 pm

12:00 pm - 12:25 pm
Autographs

12:25 pm 
12:30 pm

12:30 pm - 12:55 pm
Autographs

12:45 pm               
12:55 pm 
1:00 pm

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Geeks Got Your Back!

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Climate Change: Fact & Fiction

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
How Game of Thrones Will End: The Influences Driving the Show and All the Paths It May Take

1:00 pm - 1:25 pm
Autographs

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Stealing From The Best

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
The Traditional Thanksgiving David Gerrold Garage-Cleaning Charity Auction!

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Inside the Roddenberry Vault

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Project Funway

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Pokeadventure!

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Convention Revival or Too Damn Many New Cons?

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Preservation of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Fandom

1:25 pm 
1:30 pm

1:30 pm - 1:55 pm
Autographs

1:55 pm 
2:00 pm

2:00 pm - 2:25 pm
Autographs

2:15 pm                 
2:25 pm 
2:30 pm

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Are You Kidding?

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Writing for Rookies: Your First Steps Toward the Industry

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
The Changing Face of Comics: How Diversity Makes More Fans

2:30 pm - 2:55 pm
Autographs

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Space Command

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Life in the current middle ages

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Visualizing the TREK Future

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Is Digital art cheating?

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Krypton_Radio Acting Workshop

2:55 pm 
3:00 pm

3:00 pm - 3:25 pm
Autographs

3:25 pm 
3:45 pm               
4:00 pm

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Writers of the Future - Contest News

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Dawn, A Tale of Two Bodies

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Where is my flying car?! Asks a New Generation

4:00 pm - 4:25 pm
Autographs

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
DC Nation

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Belly Dance Workshop

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
The Art of Rick Sternbach

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Classics of Science Fiction - The Lanthanide Series: The Sirens of Titan

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Preparing a portfolio for the beginning artist

4:25 pm 
4:30 pm

4:30 pm - 4:55 pm
Autographs

4:55 pm 
5:15 pm               
5:30 pm

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Editing your MS, and when to turn it over to a professional editor

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
The Delphic Oracle

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
NOBILITY Producer's Cut Screening

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Science Fiction Poetry

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
What if Star Trek Had Never Existed?

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
How to Panel at Conventions!

5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Rogue Read & Critique

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Breaking his Rocky Horror Cherry, Live

6:00 pm   
6:45 pm           
7:00 pm

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
What might be missing??

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How to design a spaceship.

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Let's write a film!

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
YA: What's the Word on Lit for Kids?

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Religious Drinking, or, The Modern Dionysios!

7:45 pm 
8:00 pm         
8:30 pm

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The History and Culture of Mead

9:00 pm

9:00 pm - 9:50 pm
Love Is Real, True Buckaroos! The Chuck Tingle Panel

9:00 pm - 9:50 pm
The Book Doesn't Matter!

9:00 pm - 9:50 pm
NaNoWriMo Write In Saturday Night

9:00 pm - 9:50 pm
Roddenberry's Forgotten Dreams

9:00 pm - 9:50 pm
Have you paid your dues? Alternative market place: Where to sell your art outside doing cover art

9:50 pm       
10:00 pm

10:00 pm - 10:50 pm
Preparing for Radical Change - PokeMon becomes real

10:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Todd McCaffrey hosts: Are You A Werewolf?

 
10:50 pm 

Day 3 Sunday 2016-11-27

 Atlanta Boston Chicago Houston Marquis 1 Marquis 2 Marquis 3 New Orleans Philadelphia Saint Louis Scottsdale
9:00 am

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sunday Services

                   
10:00 am

10:00 am - 11:15 am
Starting The Story

10:00 am - 11:15 am
It WAS Science Fiction But

10:00 am - 11:15 am
Frank Kelly Freas: Tales of an Artist

10:00 am - 11:15 am
Hair flower and other accessories workshop

10:00 am - 11:15 am
The Great North American Solar Eclipse of 2017: When, Where, and How to see it

10:00 am - 11:15 am
Military Science Fiction - A Retrospective

10:00 am - 11:15 am
Tai Chi Workshop

10:00 am - 11:15 am
Working without an agent

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artemis Bridge Simulator Tournament

10:00 am - 11:15 am
Klingon Language Workshop

11:15 am                 
11:30 am

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
The Social Politics of Romantic Fantasy

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
50 years of Star Trek props: Star Trek: TNG/DS9 and more

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
The Odds of Gods (in Spaaaaaaaace!)

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Big Wheels on Mars: Curiosity and Mars 2020

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Writing Your Story as a Novel vs. Writing a Screenplay

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Art Show Auction

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
The New Hybrid Author Model

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Captain's Log, Stardate 16112527

12:45 pm               
1:00 pm

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Classics of Science Fiction - The Lanthanide Series: Andromeda Nebula

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Colleagues as Family

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
How to Build your props like a pro

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Revisiting Themes and Tropes vs. Being Lazy

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Cassini - Science Highlights and The Beginning of the Grand Finale

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
How Authors Make Money From Audio Books

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Dueling in the Honorverse

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
It SHOULD Be Science Fiction But

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Make Your Own Steampunk Medal

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
The Do's and Don'ts of Humorous Writing

2:15 pm                   
2:30 pm

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
The Evolution of Gaming: What Next?

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
People of Color In Spaaaaaaace!

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
The Sci-Fi YOU Want To See!

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Building your costume with foam vs vacuumform plastic

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Pluto: What We've Learned in a Year

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Best Advice I Never Got

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Yarn Hair Falls workshop

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Presenting your work!

3:45 pm