Con†Stellation 2017 Programming Schedule

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Con†Stellation XXXV: Horologium (The Clock)

13–15 October 2017——Huntsville, Alabama

GoH: Mary Robinette Kowal      Artist GoH: David O. Miller      MC: Toni Weisskopf

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This page is a DRAFT schedule for Con†Stellation XXXV. Please check for changes posted here later or in our at-con publications.
Last update: 9/14/2017 by user ConstellWiki.

  • Convention Registration (which opens at noon on Friday) will be on the 2nd floor near the hotel restaurant & bar
  • There is a Parlor and a 3-section Ballroom (Redstone/Marshall/Athens) on the 1st floor that will be used for:
    • Gaming (Athens)
    • Meet the Guests event Friday night (Redstone/Marshall)
    • Single-author readings (Redstone or Marshall)
    • General programming (Redstone or Marshall)—includes a Saturday-night concert
    • KandyKlatsches (Parlor)—sign up at Convention Registration
    • Children's Programs (Parlor)—For the Young & Young-at-Heart
  • There is a 3-section Ballroom (Huntsville/Madison/Decatur) and a separate 2-section Ballroom (Twickenham/Albany) on the 2nd floor that will be used for:
    • Main programming (Madison/Decatur)
    • Art Show (Huntsville)
    • General programming (Twickenham)
    • Dealers Room (Albany)
  • The Con Suite is on the 5th floor, Room 525
  • Room 625 will be used for certain parties
  • The prefunction area outside Twickenham/Albany will be used for:
  • Tables outside the bar will be used for the Spades Tournament—sign up before the Tournament at Convention Registration


 
Room
2nd Floor
1st Floor
6th Floor
2nd Floor
Time     Madison/Decatur Twickenham Albany Huntsville Redstone Marshall Parlor Athens Room 625 Author Table Other
Friday
5P-6P Rock and Roll: The New Madrid Fault System The Well-traveled Writer Dealers Room Opens at 2P Art Show Opens at 2P KandyKlatsch—Les Johnson Game Room Opens at 12N
6P-7P Opening Ceremony Dealers Room Open Art Show Open Kids: Kinetic Sand/Slime Lab (Chemistry) Game Room Open
7P-8P Schmoozing 101 Carousel Dragons and Trips to Mars Via Automobile: Genre Influences in Historic Fairground Art Dealers Room Closes at 8P Art Show Closes at 8P Meet the Guests Game Room Open Author Table—Hoch
8P-9P Year in Space Readings—Huntsvile SF Writers Group & Cake Appreciation Society Meet the Guests (continued) Game Room Open Author Table—Allen
9P-10P The Future of Convention Art Shows Cake Appreciation Society Readings (continued) Reading—Stephanie Osborn KandyKlatsch—Stanley Schmidt Game Room Open Beer and Pizza Party (9P until ?)
10P-11P E-Publishing, Indie Publishing, POD, Oh My Nuclear Follies The Golden Age of Gaming Discussion Game Room Open Beer and Pizza Party (continued) Spades Tournament (1st round begins)
11P-12M Adult Toys of the Future (Adult Audience Only) Fashion and SF Game Room Closes at 12M
 
Room
2nd Floor
1st Floor
6th Floor
2nd Floor
Time Madison/Decatur Twickenham Albany Huntsville Redstone Marshall Parlor Athens Room 625 Author Table Other
Saturday
10A-11A T-Shirt Retrospective Year in Science Dealers Room Opens at 10A Art Show Opens at 10A Elements of an Award Winning Short Story Reading—Stanley Schmidt Kids: Puppets (Art) Game Room Opens at 10A Gay and Mather Art Demo
11A-12N T-Shirt Retrospective (continued) Science for Writers Dealers Room Open Art Show Open Combat in SF—Weapons and Strategy Reading—Mary Robinette Kowal KandyKlatsch—Mark Maxwell Game Room Open Gay and Mather Art Demo (continued)
12N-1P Mark Maxwell Slide Show Crafting Stories with Strong Endings Dealers Room Open Art Show Open Reading—Orson Scott Card Game Room Open
Game: Inn Fighting—Taylor S Hoch
Author Table—Osborn & Howell Gay and Mather Art Demo (continued)
1P-2P Baen Slide Show Fan Films with Dan Thompson Dealers Room Open Art Show Open Reading—Taylor S Hoch Game Room Open Author Table—Osborn & Howell
2P-2:30P Baen Slide Show (continues) Dealers Room Open Art Show Open Game Room Open
2:30P-4P Guest of Honor Speeches Dealers Room Open Art Show Open Game Room Open
4P-5P History Influences in SF Pictionary Dealers Room Closes at 5P Art Show Closes at 5P The Winston Science Fiction Series Reading—Les Johnson Kids: Catapults—Spaghetti Towers (Engineering) Game Room Open Author Table—Osborn & Hoch
5P-6P Fan Guests: Con†Stellation Memories Extinct—TV Series Pilot Blending Genres in Writing Reading—David Drake KandyKlatsch—Mary Robinette Kowal Game Room Open
Game: Fluxx—Wes Yahola
6P-7P Extinct Q&A + Future Writing Projects—Card & Johnston Delivering Exposition But That's Impossible KandyKlatsch—David O Miller Game Room Open
7P-8P Art & Charity Auction Name That Title—Emoji Edition (begins 7:30) NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writers Month) "Plot Party" Game Room Open Author Table—Osborn
8P-9P Art & Charity Auction (continued) Name That Title—Emoji Edition (continued) NaNoWriMo "Plot Party" (continued) KandyKlatsch—Stephanie Osborn Game Room Open
9P-10P Teleios Movie Premier Urban Legends/Modern Myth Concert—Taylor S Hoch (length TBD) Making Chainmail with Bryan Jones Game Room Open Moon Princess Party (9P until ?)
10P-11P Teleios Movie Premier (continued) Lovecraftian Horror Discussion Reading—Wes Yahola Making Chainmail with Bryan Jones (continued) Game Room Closes at 12M Moon Princess Party (continued)
 
Room
2nd Floor
1st Floor
6th Floor
2nd Floor
Time Madison/Decatur Twickenham Albany Huntsville Redstone Marshall Parlor Athens Room 625 Author Table Other
Sunday
10A-11A David O. Miller Digital Art Demo YA SF—Young Adult SciFi Dealers Room Opens at 10A Art Show Opens at 10A
1st Floor rooms not used on Sunday
Author Table—Yahola
11A-12N Roundtable—My Favorite Ending Gaming Art Dealers Room Open Art Show Open
12N-1P Roundtable—My Favorite Ending (continued) Year in Movies Dealers Room Open Art Show Open
1P-2P Mass Autographing Session Dealers Room Closes at 2P Art Show Closes at 2P
2P-3P Closing Ceremony
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