Saturday, October 28, 2017

My expanded WindyCon schedule

WindyCon is coming up in two weeks. It is Chicagoland’s oldest science fiction convention. Windycon 44 will be held on November 10-12, 2017, at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center (70 Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard, IL 60148).

I've posted my schedule before, but here is the expanded schedule panel descriptions and panelists. As you can see, I am moderating two of the panels.

10am Autograph Session - Saturday, 11-11-2017 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am - Signing Tables
Lou Antonelli / Lance Erlick
L. Antonelli
L. Erlick

11am Readings - Saturday, 11-11-2017 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm - Boardroom
11:00am Lou Antonelli 11:30am Lance Erlick
L. Antonelli
L. Erlick

Everything Old is New Again - Saturday, 11-11-2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Grand Ballroom H
Remember 1967's The Time Tunnel? Well Time Travel is back on TV. How has time travel on TV changed?
L. Antonelli (M)
J. Nikitow
J. Ward

VillianCon Submissions - Saturday, 11-11-2017 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Lilac C
What if writers of dystopian stories are really submitting their world domination plans for peer review?
L. Antonelli
S. Burke (M)
C. Gerrib

Developing a Language (Texters need not apply) - Saturday, 11-11-2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm - Grand Ballroom H
Since your work is being read here we know it'll probably be in English but your world may have it's own unique slang, terms, or profanities (we won't ask). How to acquaint your reader to this language without interrupting the flow of you narrative.
L. Antonelli
W. Boyes
S. Burke (M)

Will They Get It? - Saturday, 11-11-2017 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm - Lilac B
When and what popular culture references/jokes can you write into a story or novel and how can you be sure your reader will understand them.
L. Antonelli (M)
E. Distad
R. Garfinkle
A. Woolard

Writing for Kids - Saturday, 11-11-2017 - 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Lilac B
An Adult discussion about sharing ideas with our youth.
L. Antonelli
R. Frencl
U. Vernon (M)

How RFID/NFC works - Sunday, 11-12-2017 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm - Maple
How Radio Frequency IDentification / Near Field Communications work how they fit into our everyday life.
L. Antonelli
W. Boyes
J. Higgins
R. Waterson (M)

Will The Internet Survive the End Times? - Sunday, 11-12-2017 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Grand Ballroom H
Only the Nodes know for sure. Could the internet technology evolve to survive the end of times?
L. Antonelli
C. Johns (M)
F. McDonald

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