ApolloCon 2010

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ApolloCon 2010 Programming Schedule
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Programming Schedule

We are pleased to announce the following (still subject to change) Programming Schedule for ApolloCon 2010 (now with descriptions):

Friday, June 25

Time Seattle I Seattle II Scottsdale Tucson BR 1 = Rm #217 BR 2 = Rm #218 BR 3 = Rm #318 Various Locations Autograph Table
06:00pm  
Closed for Set-up
  Belly Up to the Spec Fic Bar
Melanie Miller Fletcher, Bart Kemper, K. Hutson Price, Kathy Thornton, Dave Weingart (M)
Soapbox Panel: Get it off Your Chest
Lou Antonelli, Rosemary Clement-Moore (M), Derly N. Ramirez II, Pat Virzi
      Friday Science: The Hayabusa Spacecraft Recovery Operation in Woomera, Australia
Paul Abell
Kansas City
 
                   
07:00pm Opening Ceremonies
Catherine Asaro, Kim Kofmel (M), Keith Thompson, Pat Virzi, Dave Weingart
               
                   
08:00pm Friday Concert & Show
Catherine Asaro, Rob Balder, Dave Weingart, Donald Wolcott
Featuring Music by Catherine Asaro, Rob Balder, Dave Weingart, and Donald Wolcott . Order of show: TBA
Setup
 
(Closed for Set-up)
Con Season is in the Air: When a Young Fan's Mind Turns to Flirtation
Teddy Harvia, Cathey Osborne, K. Hutson Price (M), Kathy Thornton
The E-Book Revolution?
Bill Crider (M), O.M. Grey, Lee Thomas, K.M. Tolan, Mel. White
         
                   
09:00pm   LARP: Firefly Firefly LARP
 
(End time approximate)
Angels: Beyond the Harp and Halo
Rosemary Clement-Moore (M), Alexis Glynn Latner, Stina Leicht, Julia Mandala, Lawrence Person
Taking One for the Team: Memorable Supporting Characters
Rhonda Eudaly, Kimberly Frost (M), Katharine Eliska Kimbriel, A. Lee Martinez, C. J. Mills
      Artist Reception
Teddy Harvia, Bill Hodgson, Rocky Kelley, Cathey Osborne, Patti Prevett, Keith Thompson, Victory
(2 hours)
Con Suite
 
                   
10:00pm Shiver Up Your Spine
Michael Bracken, David B. Carren, Gabrielle S. Faust, Stina Leicht (M), Lee Thomas
  What they know now that they didn't know then.
Lou Antonelli, Scott Cupp, Melanie Miller Fletcher, Bennie Grezlik (M), Patrice Sarath
Once Upon a Time: A Storytelling Game     Fruit of the Lone Star Vine
 
Limited space. Advance sign up required
   
                   
11:00pm         Scotch Tasting Circle: Whatcha got there?
Paul Abell, David H Brummel, Mark B. Hall
Limited space. Advance sign up required
       
                   
12:00am                  
                   
Consuite open! Go socialize! Look for parties!

Saturday, June 26

Time Seattle I Seattle II Scottsdale Tucson BR 1 = Rm #217 BR 2 = Rm #218 BR 3 = Rm #318 Various Locations Autograph Table
09:00am             Writers Workshop A
Patrice Sarath (M)
(3 hours)
   
                   
10:00am Writing 101
Michael Bracken, Bill Crider (M), Katharine Eliska Kimbriel, Stina Leicht, Julia Mandala
Hurricane Preparedness 201: The Post-Ike Lessons Learned Story
Sam Cooper, Kimberly Frost, Bart Kemper (M), Alexis Glynn Latner, Kathy Thornton, Victory
Citizen vs. Serf: Our Obsession With Feudal Fantasy
Rob Balder (M), C. J. Mills, Ethan Rose, Dave Weingart
  ApolloKids: Free Time        
                   
11:00am Guest of Honor: Interview with Catherine Asaro
Catherine Asaro, A.T. Campbell III
Who is Mary Sue and what does she want?
Rhonda Eudaly, Melanie Miller Fletcher, Lawrence Person, K. Hutson Price (M), Mel. White
Of Round Tables and Enchanted Swords
Rosemary Clement-Moore (M), C. J. Mills, Cathey Osborne, Katy Pace
Frankenstein: 100 Years on Screen
Scott Cupp (M), Keith Irish, Stina Leicht, Derly N. Ramirez II
ApolloKids: Origami for Kids
Ahliana Byrd
Readings: A. Lee Martinez and Lee Thomas
A. Lee Martinez, Lee Thomas
  Scenario Paintball: LARP That Shoots From the Hip
Bobby Goedecke, Bobby Gogolin, Kary Gogolin, Chance Rushing, Frank Scheers
Kansas City
Also

Art Demo: Fantastical Robots
Keith Thompson
Art Show
Autographs: Julia Mandala and Rie Sheridan Rose
Julia Mandala, Rie Sheridan Rose
                   
12:00pm Walk on the Wild Side: The Attraction of the Anti-Hero
David B. Carren, Rosemary Clement-Moore (M), Gabrielle S. Faust, Lawrence Person, Derly N. Ramirez II
The Sentience Quotient: Defining Intelligent Life
Marianne Dyson, Bennie Grezlik, Teddy Harvia (M), Robert Stikmanz, Mel. White
Music GoH Concert: Dave Weingart
Dave Weingart
Deepwater Horizon: Beyond the Spill
Bart Kemper, Katy Pace (M), Krista Wohlfeil
ApolloKids: Free Time Bring Out Your Projects!: Stitching Circle   There's an App for That: Fan-Friendly Smartphone Apps
Rob Balder, David H Brummel, Barrett Canon
Kansas City
Also

Art Demo: Fantastical Robots
Keith Thompson
Art Show
 
                   
01:00pm Steam Heat
O.M. Grey, Rocky Kelley, Katharine Eliska Kimbriel, Alexis Glynn Latner (M), Scott R. Padget
Shall We Play a Game?
Rob Balder, Julia Mandala, A. Lee Martinez, K. Hutson Price (M)
Guest of Honor Reading: Catherine Asaro featuring Donald Wolcott
Catherine Asaro, Donald Wolcott
Herbs in History & SF/Fantasy
Marianne Dyson, C. J. Mills (M), Rie Sheridan Rose, Robert Stikmanz
ApolloKids: Test Your Tastebuds   Quel Fromage! Cheese Tasting
Cathey Osborne
Limited space. Advance sign up required
Open Source Hardware
David H Brummel, Barrett Canon
Kansas City
Autographs: Rhonda Eudaly and Patrice Sarath
Rhonda Eudaly, Patrice Sarath
                   
02:00pm Art GoH: Slideshow and Q&A
Keith Thompson
Sex, the Young Adult, and the YA novel
Rosemary Clement-Moore, Melanie Miller Fletcher, K. Hutson Price, Amy Sisson (M), Lee Thomas
Ghost of a Rose
Ghost of a Rose
Urband Legends: From Bloody Mary to the Hook Man
Lou Antonelli (M), Bill Crider, Stina Leicht, Mel. White
ApolloKids: Free Time Readings: Rhonda Eudaly and Julia Mandala
Rhonda Eudaly, Julia Mandala
Origami for Geeks
Ahliana Byrd
Fan GoH Pat Virzi: Everything That's Fit to Print
Pat Virzi
Kansas City
Autographs: Kimberly Frost and A. Lee Martinez
Kimberly Frost, A. Lee Martinez
                   
03:00pm Behold! A Pale Horse!
Lou Antonelli (M), Rhonda Eudaly, Gabrielle S. Faust, Stina Leicht, Derly N. Ramirez II
E-Readers--Trading in Pulp for Pixels
Bill Crider, Scott Cupp (M), Teddy Harvia, C. J. Mills, K.M. Tolan
Cons Across Texas
Kim Kofmel
 
Closed for setup
ApolloKids: Free Time Readings: Bennie Grezlik and Patrice Sarath
Bennie Grezlik, Patrice Sarath
Arduino Workshop
David H Brummel, Barrett Canon
Starbase Houston Trivia Challenge!
 
Kansas City
Autographs: Catherine Asaro and Keith Thompson
Catherine Asaro, Keith Thompson
                   
04:00pm Fan Guest of Honor:
Kim Kofmel, Pat Virzi
Marked for Life: Body Mods in Spec Fic
Gabrielle S. Faust, Cathey Osborne (M), Lawrence Person, Amy Sisson
Media Round Up 2010
Catherine Asaro, A.T. Campbell III (M), David B. Carren, A. Lee Martinez, Derly N. Ramirez II
ApolloKids: Krav Maga
K. Hutson Price
ApolloKids: Free Time Readings: Kimberly Frost and Rie Sheridan Rose
Kimberly Frost, Rie Sheridan Rose
    Autographs: Bennie Grezlik, Lee Thomas, and Lou Antonelli
Lou Antonelli, Bennie Grezlik, Lee Thomas
                   
05:00pm SF Civil Rights Scorecard
David B. Carren, Alexis Glynn Latner, Julia Mandala, Patrice Sarath, Lee Thomas (M)
Miss Manners for the Information Age
Rhonda Eudaly, Melanie Miller Fletcher, Keith Irish, Kathy Thornton (M), Krista Wohlfeil
Concerts: Rob Balder
Rob Balder
Iron Artist
Teddy Harvia, Bill Hodgson, Rocky Kelley (M), Cathey Osborne, Victory
         
                   
06:00pm  
Closed for Set-up
 
Closed for Set-up
Muster Photography Setup
 
(Closed for Set-up)
      Art and Charity Auction
Derly N. Ramirez II, Kathy Thornton
Art Show Exhibition Space
 
                 
07:00pm   Masquerade Muster
Mary Miller
(2 hours)
Muster Photography          
                   
08:00pm Saturday Night Masquerade & Show
Catherine Asaro, Rob Balder, Dave Weingart (M), Donald Wolcott
Order of show: Music; ApolloCon 2010 Masquerade; Music;
             
                 
09:00pm     Saturday Night LARP Setup
 
(Closed for Set-up)
         
                 
10:00pm ApolloCon 2010 Dance
 
End time approximate
Open Filk
 
(End time approximate)
LARP: Cthulhu
 
(End time approximate)
         
                 
11:00pm           Scotch Tasting Circle: Surveying the Speysides
Paul Abell, David H Brummel, Mark B. Hall
Limited space. Advance sign up required
   
                 
12:00am                
                 
Consuite open! Go socialize! Look for parties!

Sunday, June 27

Time Seattle I Seattle II Scottsdale Tucson BR 1 = Rm #217 BR 2 = Rm #218 BR 3 = Rm #318 Various Locations Autograph Table
10:00am Scientific Advancement vs. Social Stigma
Lou Antonelli, Kimberly Frost (M), Teddy Harvia, Alexis Glynn Latner, Mel. White
No excuses! Writer's Boot Camp
Michael Bracken, Rosemary Clement-Moore, Rhonda Eudaly, Katharine Eliska Kimbriel, Patrice Sarath (M)
             
                   
11:00am Future of the Space Industry (Q&A)
Paul Abell (M), David H Brummel, Scott R. Padget
Collaboration: Artists and Authors Building a Shared Vision
Rob Balder, Bill Hodgson, Rocky Kelley, Cathey Osborne, Keith Thompson (M)
Greening the Future by Recovering the Past
Mark B. Hall (M), Alexis Glynn Latner, Ethan Rose, Dave Weingart, Krista Wohlfeil
Paper, Pixels, Podcasts
Michael Bracken, Melanie Miller Fletcher, Frank Scheers, Pat Virzi, Mel. White
         
                   
12:00pm 75 Years of DC Comics
A.T. Campbell III, Chuck Coshow, Scott Cupp (M), A. Lee Martinez, Katy Pace
Horror: Breaking the Rules
David B. Carren, Gabrielle S. Faust, Derly N. Ramirez II, Lee Thomas (M)
The Sporting Geek
Lola Allison, Larry Friesen, K. Hutson Price (M), Patrice Sarath
Readings: Alexis Glynn Latner
Alexis Glynn Latner
Starbase Houston Meeting
 
(Open to the public)
       
                   
01:00pm Things that go Boom!
Larry Friesen (M), Teddy Harvia, Keith Irish, Bart Kemper, Bill Parker
Do SF&F Have a Background Music?
Catherine Asaro, Rosemary Clement-Moore (M), Keith Thompson, Dave Weingart
Clothing Cultures: Dem Bones
Cathey Osborne (M), Rie Sheridan Rose, Kathy Thornton, Val Villarreal
           
                   
02:00pm Though a Lens Darkly
Lou Antonelli (M), David B. Carren, Gabrielle S. Faust, Bennie Grezlik, Stina Leicht, Lawrence Person
HSFA Meeting
Clif Davis, Mark B. Hall, Bill Parker
             
                   
03:00pm Feedback Session
Kim Kofmel, ApolloCon 2010 ConCom
               
                   
04:00pm                  
Consuite STILL Open! Dead Dog Party in Consuite!
Programming and guests subject to change without notice

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