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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  • Convention Registration opens at noon on Friday, 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)
    • Readings (Redstone or Marshall)
    • General programming (Redstone or Marshall)
    • KandyKlatches (Parlor)—sign up at Convention Registration
  • 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:
    • Author Table
    • Art demonstrations
  • 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 KandyKlatch - Les Johnson Game Room Opens at 12N
6P-7P Opening Ceremony Dealers Room Open Art Show Open Kenetic 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 KandyKlatch - Stanley Schmidt Game Room Open Beer and Pizza Party - 9 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 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 KandyKlatch - 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 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 KandyKlatch - 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 KandyKlatch - David O Miller Game Room Open
7P-8P Art Auction Name That Title—Emoji Edition (begins 7:30) NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writers Month) Game Room Open Author Table: Osborn
8P-9P Art Auction (continued) Name That Title—Emoji Edition (continued) NaNoWriMo (continued) KandyKlatch - Stephanie Osborn Game Room Open
9P-10P Movie Premier: Teleios Urban Legends/Modern Myth Concert - Taylor S Hoch (length TBD) Making Chainmail with Bryan Jones Game Room Open Moon Princess Party - 9 until ?
10P-11P Movie Premier: Teleios (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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