November 9, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Reports




Event Descriptions - Sorted by Date/Time

(NOTE: All events are subject to last minute changes. Please check back often.)


Friday Video Gaming by I Play Games!

Time: Friday - 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Boardroom
Description: IPG will provide a video gaming area that will have a variety of titles both current and retro setups that will provide fun and casual entertainment for all attendees. In addition to casual entertainment we will bring games including Super Smash Bros. Dragonaball Fighter Z and Super Mario Kart


3D ribbon trim Make and Take

Time: Friday - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Room 1633
Panelists: A. Ewing (M)
Description: In this hands on class you will get to try your hand at using basic pleating, beading, and stitching to turn plain ribbon into fancy trim perfect for historical, lolita, and steampunk looks. No experience needed. Class limit 15.


Friday Anime (Details in Program Book or Printed Schedule)

Time: Friday - 3:00 PM to 3:00 AM
Category: Anime
Location: Maple
Description: 3p-6:30p Sailor Moon Crystal 1-7 8:30p-10p Your Name 10p-12a Space Battleship Yamato 12a-3a Desert Punk 1-6


Balloon Animal Workshop

Time: Friday - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Panelists: J. Wardale
Description: Join your friends and John Wardale as he makes balloon sculptures including hats, devices, animals, aliens. Requests will be taken. 2 page menu of choices also available. Be forewarned: LATEX products will be in use.


Flash Fiction For Fun & Profit

Time: Friday - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: T. Jens, D. Murphy, F. Salvatini (M)
Description: How to write it. Where to send it What makes it a special way to hone your writing skills.


FX Makeup

Time: Friday - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Room 1633
Panelists: L. Dwyer (M)
Description: Learn some easy contour techniques to brush up a simple cosplay and then dive in with some FX work (blood, gore, bruises, scales, and more) for a truly memorable look.


Gaming Group Horror Stories

Time: Friday - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: J. Betts, R. Heinz (M), J. Taylor
Description: From bad losers to rule wranglers share the stories of the people you may never let at your table again


6pm Reading

Time: Friday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: D. Munro
Description: 6p James Enge 6:30p Donna Munro


And Now for Something Completely Different

Time: Friday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: P. Hahn, N. Rest (M), F. Salvatini
Description: A discussion of unique and unusual genres in SciFi, graphic novels and comics.


Good Night Luna

Time: Friday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Description: Moon viewing through a telescope with astronomer, Bob Trembley; Check in the Youth Programming Suite for locations.


Shows That Jumped the Shark

Time: Friday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: B. Barnett, L. Carhart, JP Kroschel, J. Ward (M)
Description: Jumping the shark is a term for a show that has run too long. Join a discussion of shows that should've ended before they reached the shark tank.


The Moon, Saturn & Mars

Time: Friday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Outside
Panelists: B. Trembley (M)
Description: Join us as we spy on these heavenly bodies. (Please note this is a kids programming track so they will have first priority.)


The Mouse that Roared Star Wars

Time: Friday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: J. Betts, D. Cozort, S. Mead, N. Silk (M)
Description: How has being bought by Disney affected the franchise?


The Reluctant Hero

Time: Friday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: L. Erlick, C. Gerrib (M), P. Panek, J. Phillips
Description: Katnis Everdeen, Flynn, Mr Limpet, etc. They didn't want to be heroes but they are. The role of the reluctant hero.


Worlds of Magic

Time: Friday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: T. Akers, M. Silver, T. Townsend (M)
Description: a comparison of various types and styles of magic in today's media.


Kids Improv Games

Time: Friday - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Panelists: A. Brandt, L. Garrison, S. Weiner
Description: Play games, tell stories and create new worlds! Use your favorite characters and create new ones, and just have fun being ridiculous. We'll go through several common Improv Games, with sci-fi and fantasy themes.


Opening Ceremony

Time: Friday - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: B. Armbruster, G. Dara, gundo, F. Hunter, J. Midkiff, K. Roche, A. Trembley


All Our Yesterdays

Time: Friday - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: M. Blake, P. Eisenstein (M), M. Huston, N. Rest
Description: Which time would you like to live in if the future is no longer an option?


American Maj Jong

Time: Friday - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: D. Krause (M)
Description: An introduction to American Maj Jong


Blinkies!

Time: Friday - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: W. Christensen, D. Forsyth, D. Sulak
Description: Build-a-Blinkie Workshop: Where you get to build one of those LED flashing things! The Build-a-Blinkie techs welcome you to their traveling soldering workshop. You start with the kit, and use the tools provided. If you have always wanted to learn to solder, today is the day.


Evil Computers, Why Didn't We Just Pull the plug?

Time: Friday - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: W. Boyes, L. Carhart (M), S. Mead, A. Nevala-Lee, K. Sonney
Description: From Colossus to Viki evil computers are a mainstay in fiction. What happened to the 3 laws and will they protect us?


John McDaid

Time: Friday - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: J. McDaid


Number 6 is a Free Man

Time: Friday - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: C. Barkley (M), R. Chwedyk, L. Darrow, D. T. Miller, D. Nudo, A. Smith
Description: It's been 50 years since The Prisoner first aired on television. Panelists discuss the symbolism of this ground breaking "summer filler" show from across the pond.


Super Heroes Re-imagined

Time: Friday - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: N. Litherland (M), B. Lyn-Waitsman, M. Munro, T. Smith, J. Ward
Description: What if Superman landed in Russia or if Batman's parents were never killed? A discussion of how if events were changed the hero would change.


9 pm Reading

Time: Friday - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: M. Blake
Description: 9p Michael Blake


Alternate Humans

Time: Friday - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: T. Easton, T. Jens, W.A. Tomasson (M), T. Townsend
Description: Writing differently able characters


Close Up Magic Show

Time: Friday - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: L. Darrow (M)
Description: Enjoy a demonstration of the art of close up magic.


Holding Wonder

Time: Friday - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: R. Chwedyk, D. Krause (M), B. Lyn-Waitsman
Description: Zenna Henderson's The People stories. 35 years after her death a look at the stories and their symbolism


Pass the Kleenex

Time: Friday - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: W. Boyes, P. Eisenstein (M), P. Hahn, K. Herkes, R. Horton
Description: Not all stories are upbeat and hopeful. A discussion of depressing SciFi/Fantasy stories.


The Faithful Sidekicks

Time: Friday - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: E. Distad, J. Distad


Wakanda Forever

Time: Friday - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: C. Barkley (M), C. Gerrib
Description: a discussion of African American cinema


Cannabis Cures

Time: Friday - 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: B. Bria, T. Machtemes, J. Taylor (M)
Description: As more states legalize marijuana, there is an increasing amount of evidence (both scientific & anecdotal) that weed has many healthful benefits.


ESP in Fiction

Time: Friday - 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: C. Gerrib (M), T. Jens, A. Nevala-Lee
Description: Why are we so fascinated by the possibility? Do we want to be more than human?


Open Music Circle

Time: Friday - 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Lilac A


Science in the Kitchen

Time: Friday - 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: W. Boyes, S. Burke (M), J. Ficke, J. Ward, S. Weiner
Description: How Science is changing the way we eat.


The Changing Disney Princess

Time: Friday - 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: M. Munro, R. Weber (M)
Description: No longer waiting to be saved. The Disney Princess has changed from damsel in distress to Girl Power!


The Orville - More Like Trek Than Trek

Time: Friday - 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: J. Cowan, V. Massetti (M), D. Stein, A. Trembley
Description: The new show from Seth MacFarlane is more like the original Star Trek series than Discovery. How did this happen and where did he go right?


HAM RADIO SUITE

Time: Saturday - 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Description: KID'S HOUR


"I Have Got to Get Me One of These!!!"

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Junior Ballroom A
Panelists: C. Barkley (M), J. Betts, T. Easton, L. Erlick
Description: Which SciFi fantasy vehicle do you want?


10am Autographing

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Signings
Location: Signing Tables
Panelists: B. Detzner, P. Eisenstein, M. Mymudes, N. Silk
Description: Natalie Silk Brendan Detzner Phyllis Eisenstein Mindy Mymudes


10am Readings

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: T. Johnson, C. Ott
Description: 10am Toni Johnson 10:30am Charles Ott


Blinkies!!

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: W. Christensen, D. Forsyth, D. Sulak
Description: Build-a-Blinkie Workshop: Where you get to build one of those LED flashing things! The Build-a-Blinkie techs welcome you to their traveling soldering workshop. You start with the kit, and use the tools provided. If you have always wanted to learn to solder, today is the day.


Chain Maille Make and Take

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Room 1633
Panelists: A. Ewing (M)
Description: Learn the basics of making chainmaille and then try out your new skills to make a superhero keychain. No experience required. Class limit 12.


Disaster Preparedness 101

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: A. Cerney, B. Good, C. Horne (M), C. Koterba, L. Parchomenko
Description: Helping yourself when the heroes are busy elsewhere.


History of Video Games

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Panelists: L. Garrison, J. Palmer, M. Roman
Description: Come learn about old consoles and how video gaming has changed over the years.


Intro to Music Theory

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac A
Panelists: J. Midkiff (M)
Description: Learn or review the basics to understand, appreciate, and create music in a new way. We promise it's painless!


Location, Location, Location

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: J. Ficke, F. Hunter, M. Huston, J. Nye (M)
Description: Where to set your story and how to research the location.


Minions - Clumsy lackeys or Villain Inhibiters?

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: J. Stockman (M), J. Taylor, T. Townsend, A. Trembley
Description: They're cute and always looking for a master villain to follow. But are they really there to help or hinder world domination?


Saturday Anime (Details in Program Book or Printed Schedule)

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 3:00 AM
Category: Anime
Location: Maple
Description: 10a-12p My Hero Academia 12p-2p Princess Nine 1-4 2p-4p Black Jack (2004) 1-4 4p-6p Mayou 1-4 6p-7:40p Evangelion 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone 7:40p-10p Akira 10p-1a Inuyashiki 1a-3a Ghost Stories (English Humor Dub)


Saturday Video Gaming by I Play Games!

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Boardroom
Description: IPG will provide a video gaming area that will have a variety of titles both current and retro setups that will provide fun and casual entertainment for all attendees. In addition to casual entertainment we will bring games including Super Smash Bros. Dragonaball Fighter Z and Super Mario Kart


The Obligatory Doctor Who panel

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: J. Phillips, J. Ward (M)
Description: How has the show changed since he became a she?


Wait til your parents get home

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: T. Akers, T. Bogolub (M), N. Cowie, D. Munro, J. Nikitow
Description: Ever notice in a lot of today's Young adult fiction the parents are missing or oblivious? When, where, and why did the parents disappear?


11am Autographing

Time: Saturday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Signings
Location: Signing Tables
Panelists: R. Frencl
Description: Rebecca Frencl Paul Dale Anderson


11am Reading

Time: Saturday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: D. Fabi, S. Silver
Description: 11am Steven Silver 11:30am Dexter Fabi


Alien Nation A Show Ahead of its Time

Time: Saturday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Junior Ballroom A
Panelists: T. Bogolub (M), J. DeVore, J. Taylor, R. Weber
Description: It actually made the news with a male giving birth. A discussion of this ground breaking show and why it didn't last.


Because That's How Grandma Did It

Time: Saturday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: A. Collier, T. Easton, F. Hunter, D. Murphy (M)
Description: Culture is based on shared experiences and history, and it impacts how your characters behave and react. How do you share your fictional culture with your readers, without sounding like a long boring lecture?


Habitat for Humanity

Time: Saturday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: P. Meyer
Description: Learn about this year's Windycon charity. Heroes in their own right. Samantha Fisher MPA, CFRE Director of Development DuPage Habitat for Humanity 1600 E. Roosevelt Road • Wheaton, IL 60187


Meek to Mighty the Unlikely Heroes

Time: Saturday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: R. Ciardullo, M. Munro, J. Nye
Description: From Mrs. Frisby to Eywa a discussion regarding the role of the unlikely hero.


Oreo Phases of the Moon

Time: Saturday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Panelists: A. Brandt, L. Garrison, C. Trembley
Description: The Moon’s phases are a natural example of a recurring predictable cycle. They have been used as a calendar by many different cultures throughout history.Come recreate the lunar phases using the frosting from Oreo® cookies.


Performance Tips & Tricks

Time: Saturday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac A
Panelists: E. Distad, J. Distad, J. McDaid, C. McManamon, J. Midkiff (M)
Description: Find out how to deal with tech glitches to stage fright (and everything in between) when performing on a stage for an audience. Can you over-prepare? How can you push a good performance into a great one? Come share your own tips and learn from ours.


SyFy Channel - Enough is Enough (An Interactive Panel)

Time: Saturday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: B. Lyn-Waitsman, V. Massetti (M), F. Salvatini
Description: Tired of Sharknado, Space Twister, etc.? Join in the fun as we attempt to create our own SyFy Channel type movie.


Talking Tesla

Time: Saturday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: W. Boyes (M), J. Plaxco, B. Trembley
Description: Rocketman, electric cars, and giant tunnels. What cool things is Elon Musk doing this week?


12pm Autographing

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Signings
Location: Signing Tables
Panelists: L. Erlick, E. Flint
Description: Lance Erlick Eric Flint


12pm Reading

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: K. Herkes, D. Murphy
Description: 12pm Dierdre Murphy 12:30pm Karen Herkes


2001 A Space Suit Odyssey

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Junior Ballroom A
Panelists: M. Scott (M)
Description: April 3, 1968 the historic film 2001 A Space Odyssey was released. What you probably don't know is that very few of the costumes and props were saved. Discover one man's 10 year journey to replicate faithfully one of Film History's most Iconic costume props.


Barisha Letterman & Carol Ferraro

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Lilac A
Panelists: C. Ferraro, B. Letterman


CLOSED FOR LUNCH

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Description: We are closed for lunch


Commercial Asteroid Mining

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: B. Higgins, J. Plaxco (M), B. Trembley
Description: Is this feasible? How cost effective would it be?


Don't Blow Off Steam

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: W. Boyes, M. Huston (M)
Description: Steampunk is a very popular genre. Learn how steam systems work so you can add them to your writing without errors.


GoHs Discuss Their Favorite Books

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: B. Armbruster, G. Dara, J. Midkiff, K. Roche, A. Trembley (M)
Description: GoHs discuss their favorite books


Improv Games

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Room 1633
Panelists: L. Ostergaard (M)
Description: Cosplay is more than just putting on a costume. Come and play some improv games with us to help you really get into character or just have some fun.


ISFIC Board Meeting

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: ISFiC Suite
Panelists: S. Silver


Strange Museums in America

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: B. Detzner, D. Fabi, D. Krause (M)
Description: Mustard has a museum? Yes it does. Learn about the strange museums that are not as well known.


Villians, Monsters & Motherhood

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: A. Collier, N. Cowie, T. Johnson, D. Munro (M)
Description: Does the gender change how you write it?


With One Click it Could All Be Gone

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: J. Guggenheim, M. Resnick, F. Salvatini, P. Sayre McCoy (M), G. Wolfe
Description: A discussion on should all books be electronic or should a "hard copy" be kept.


1pm Autographing

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Signings
Location: Signing Tables
Panelists: N. Cowie, D. Munro
Description: Norm Cowie Donna J W Munro


1pm Reading

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: M. Huston, T. Jens
Description: 1pm Mark Huston 1:30pm Tina Jens


Chicago SF Book Club

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: W.A. Tomasson (M)
Description: This year we will be discussing Shards of Honor" and "Barrayar" by Lois McMaster Bujold


Con Rituals

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: J. Betts, M. Duhan, C. Horne, D. Krause, B. Passovoy (M), A. Scheeler
Description: A discussion of the rituals that bind us together in fandom


David Rantanen

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Lilac A
Panelists: D. Rantanen


Diversity in SciFi/Fantasy

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: E. Hull (M), JP Kroschel, P. Panek
Description: Taking place in another world or time, science fiction and fantasy has been able to explore social and political topics that authors in more conventional genres are often not able to touch.


Duct Tape dress form

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Room 1633
Panelists: Ayla Ewing (M)
Description: Getting a proper fit from a commercial pattern can be almost impossible if you have to fit it on yourself. Duct tape body doubles can make it much easier as they are your exact size and shape. We will be working in pairs to build this very useful tool. Class limit 12 (6 pairs)


Furry Four Legged Unlikely Heroes

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Panelists: A. Brandt, M. Mymudes, J. Palmer
Description: Whether search and rescue, guide dogs, mobility dogs, hearing ear dogs, they are all highly trained to act as assistance partners to a human. In fiction, dogs can be magical guides and teachers, as in my book, the basset hound in George Knows. In real life, dogs can help people live normal lives that might normally not be possible.


I'm More Than Okay, I'm AMAZING and So Are You

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: G. Dara, B. Wallin, J. Ward (M)
Description: Body positivity and diversity represented in SciFi/Fantasy media and fandom


Planet Earth as Art: The View From Space

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: J. Plaxco (M)
Description: A slide show of remote sensing images of the Earth primarily pulled from the Landstat 8 mission.


Science Fiction Pulp Art

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: B. Higgins, A. Nevala-Lee (M), M. Resnick
Description: Magazines in the first half of the 20th century were printed on cheap "pulp" paper, but the artwork (in some cases) are classic.


Solar Observing

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Outside
Panelists: B. Trembley (M)
Description: Come meet Sol! Get an up close look at our favorite (and closest) star. (Please note this is a kids programming track so they will have first priority.)


The Obligatory Vampire Panel

Time: Saturday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Junior Ballroom A
Panelists: F. Hunter (M), N. Litherland, A. Smith
Description: From Abraham Van Helsing to Jane Yellowrock the changing faces of the vampire hunters.


2pm Autographing

Time: Saturday - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Category: Signings
Location: Signing Tables
Panelists: F. Hunter, J. Nye, M. Resnick
Description: Jody Lynn-Nye Mike Resnick Faith Hunter


2pm Reading

Time: Saturday - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: C. Gerrib, E. Hull
Description: 2pm Betty Ann Hull 2:30pm Chris Gerrib


And Then I Threw the Book Across the Room

Time: Saturday - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: B. Barnett, T. Bogolub, N. Cowie, B. Fawcett (M)
Description: What made/makes you stop reading?


Andrea Dale

Time: Saturday - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Lilac A
Panelists: A. Dale


Beyond Firefly

Time: Saturday - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: B. Higgins, V. Massetti, S. Silver (M), D. Stein
Description: Other great SciFi shows that never found their audience


Hands and Face Heroics

Time: Saturday - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Panelists: L. Garrison, D. Krause
Description: Did you know that your hands and face can help you to communicate without saying a word? Come learn how to do some beginning American Sign Language(ASL) and see if you can be a hero in someone else’s life someday.


No Guns, No Ninja, No Problem!

Time: Saturday - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: E. Flint (M), C. Ott, N. Silk
Description: Can you write a successful action/adventure story without your protagonist being proficient with weapons or martial arts?


Worldcon 2022 Bid

Time: Saturday - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B


3pm Autographing

Time: Saturday - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Signings
Location: Signing Tables
Panelists: R. Chwedyk, D. Cozort
Description: Dale Cozort Richard Chwedyk


3pm Reading

Time: Saturday - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: P. Eisenstein, J. Nye
Description: 3pm Phyllis Eisenstein 3:30pm Jody Lynn-Nye


Care and Feeding of the Artist/Author

Time: Saturday - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: G. Dara, B. Fawcett, JP Kroschel, J. Nikitow, M. Silver, K. Sonney (M)
Description: They're in "the zone". Not the twilight zone but the creating zone. How to make sure your creative partner stays healthy.


Phandemonium Book Discussion

Time: Saturday - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: ISFiC Suite
Panelists: D. Hirsch (M)
Description: We are reading the Hugo winner: The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin


Pictionary Mash-Up

Time: Saturday - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Room 1633
Panelists: L. Ostergaard (M)
Description: Our annual favorite is back! Come join the fun and see if you can guess what crazy mash ups we come up with this year. Burlesque stormtrooper? Lolita Shrek? Steampunk carebear? Come find out!


Solar Shenanigans

Time: Saturday - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Description: Come outside and have a look at the Sun through Bob Trembley's Solar Telescopes! If you're lucky, there might be a prominence for you to see! This will be the first convention Bob will have his new solar telescope at!


Storytellers Guide to Not Sucking

Time: Saturday - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: T. Akers, R. Heinz (M), N. Litherland
Description: Join Rick Heinz from Geek & Sundry along with other storytellers for a panel on Game Mastering Tips and Tricks.Find your style, learn player agency, and learn why you should never run a dream sequence. A one-stop shop for DO's and DON'Ts from those who have made every error.


The Obligatory Star Trek Panel

Time: Saturday - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: J. Cowan, R. Granstaff (M), M. Malnekoff, R. Weber
Description: Star Trek Discovery does it live up to its' predecessors?


Tom Smith

Time: Saturday - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: T. Smith


Which Witch is Yours?

Time: Saturday - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: J. Guggenheim, F. Hunter, M. Mymudes
Description: The changing face of witches through the ages.


4pm Autographing

Time: Saturday - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Category: Signings
Location: Signing Tables
Panelists: B. Barnett, G. Dara, T. Townsend
Description: Galen Dara Tracy Townsend Barbara Barnett


4pm Reading

Time: Saturday - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: J. Taylor
Description: 4pm Jason Taylor 4:30pm Paul Dale Anderson


Big Hero 6

Time: Saturday - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Panelists: A. Brandt, L. Garrison, J. Palmer
Description: Come watch the unlikely heros in Big Hero 6 with your friends!


Como Estas? Translation Challenges

Time: Saturday - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: S. Burke (M), J. Cowan, J. Nye, A. Smith
Description: What are the challenges in translating your work to other languages?


Dragon Awards

Time: Saturday - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: B. Fawcett, E. Flint (M)


Future Sight

Time: Saturday - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: K. Brown, L. Darrow, P. Eisenstein, D. Fabi (M)
Description: From Runes to Tarot to tea leaves to bones the different forms of divination crosses many cultures.


GoH Concert

Time: Saturday - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: J. Midkiff, To Be Announced


Guilty Pleasures

Time: Saturday - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: J. Guggenheim (M), K. Herkes, R. Horton, K. Roche
Description: We all have them. It could be a drugstore book or a cheesy movie. Let's admit it and share them out loud!


The Future of Human Space Exploration

Time: Saturday - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: J. Plaxco (M)
Description: Provides an overview of key developments in the history of commercial space and speculates on what the future may bring.


The Happy (crochet) Hooker

Time: Saturday - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Room 1633
Panelists: T. Gunderson (M)
Description: Join with our own Happy "Hooker" in creating fun things with yarn.


5pm Reading

Time: Saturday - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: R. Heinz, R. Weber
Description: 5pm Rochelle Weber 5:30pm Rick Heinz


Baby's First SciFi Novel

Time: Saturday - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: B. Armbruster, W. Boyes (M), N. Rest, K. Roche, K. Strait
Description: What was the first science fiction/fantasy novel/story you ever read and how did it hook you?


Productivity Alchemy Live

Time: Saturday - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: K. Sonney (M)
Description: Live recording of an episode of Productivity Alchemy Podcast


6p Reading

Time: Saturday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: T. Akers, R. Chwedyk
Description: 6pm Tim Akers 6:30p Richard Chwedyk


Good Night Luna 2

Time: Saturday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Description: Moon Viewing with astronomer, Bob Trembley; Check in the Youth Programming Suite for location


The Moon, Saturn & Mars 2

Time: Saturday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Outside
Panelists: B. Trembley (M)
Description: Missed it last night? You get another chance to spy on these heavenly bodies!! (Please note this is a kids programming track so they will have first priority.)


Trinary

Time: Saturday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Lilac A
Panelists: A. Galas, S. Weiner


7pm Reading

Time: Saturday - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: E. Flint, T. Townsend
Description: 7pm Eric Flint 7:30pm Tracy Townsend


Collaborative Songwriting

Time: Saturday - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac A
Panelists: A. Dale, E. Distad (M), J. Distad, B. Letterman
Description: Collaboration can be tricky but can create a song or project that is greater than the sum of its parts! We'll share how to effectively get the most out of collaborative writing, how to divide labor, share credits, and how to avoid common pitfalls, as well as how technology can support recording projects.


East Heroes vs. West Heroes

Time: Saturday - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: L. Darrow (M), B. Detzner
Description: What are the differences between Eastern & Western hemisphere heroes?


Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

Time: Saturday - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: B. Barnett, K. Herkes, M. Mymudes (M)
Description: You've written your book/story now you need to promote it.


Intro to Masquerade/Meet the Judges

Time: Saturday - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Junior Ballroom A
Panelists: L. Dwyer (M), M. Malnekoff, K. Roche
Description: If you have ever wondered what competing in the masquerade is like, wanted tips to do better, or just wanted to hang out with our fabulously talented judges, this is your chance.


8p Reading

Time: Saturday - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: N. Litherland, A. Nevala-Lee
Description: 8pm Neal Litherland 8:30pm Alec Nevala-Lee


Animal Type Casting

Time: Saturday - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: S. Burke, C. Gerrib (M), M. Mymudes, R. Neumeier
Description: Hollywood and Authors type cast all the time. Why are reptiles almost always the villain? A discussion about different animals and how they are type cast.


Art Auction

Time: Saturday - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Description: Bid on art and support local artists, Windycon, and our charity. Take home a beautiful piece of art for yourself or as a gift. Christmas is just around the corner.


Does DC Stand for Dark Comic?

Time: Saturday - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: P. Hahn, M. Munro, T. Smith (M)
Description: Why are the DC comic movies so much darker and less humorous than their Marvel counterparts?


Lauren Cox

Time: Saturday - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Lilac A
Panelists: L. Cox


The Masquerade

Time: Saturday - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: M. Malnekoff, K. Roche, A. Trembley (M)
Description: Calling all heroes of Windycon! We need you for our masquerade.Whether you want to impress us with your creative cosplay construction or show off mad hero skills we have the perfect venue for you. You can choose to walk the runway and have your workmanship judged or prepare a skit or musical piece to otherwise demonstrate what makes you an unexpected hero. If you are more of the innocent bystander type please come join us and check out these great cosplays. Those interested in participating must fill out and return an entry form no later than 7pm on Saturday evening.


Trivia For Chocolate!!!

Time: Saturday - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Room 1633
Panelists: S. Silver (M)
Description: Answer questions and earn tasty treats!! What could be more fun?


Writers & Donuts

Time: Saturday - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: ISFiC Suite
Panelists: R. Chwedyk
Description: A opportunity for writers to meet and network. Looking for a critique group? Or maybe a class? How about information on publishing/self publishing or editing connections? Or maybe you're just looking for a place to talk shop. Come on up! We have donuts!


9pm Reading

Time: Saturday - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: D. Cozort, J. Ficke
Description: 9pm Dale Cozort 9:30pm Jonathan Ficke


Hypno Show

Time: Saturday - 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: L. Darrow
Description: A non-embarrassing stage show using audience volunteers for an empowering and fun exploration into how hypnosis can put you in touch with your own inner comedic creativity. Performed by the man who has been the official hypnotist to Sandals and Beaches Resorts and who was the promotional hypnotist on WGN Radio for the Woody Allen movie The Curse of the Jade Scorpion.


Theme Circle

Time: Saturday - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Lilac A
Panelists: J. Midkiff (M)
Description: Songs About Heroes


Open Music Circle 2

Time: Saturday - 10:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Lilac A


HAM RADIO SUITE 2

Time: Sunday - 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Description: KID'S HOUR


10 am Autographing

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Signings
Location: Signing Tables
Panelists: R. Heinz, E. Hull
Description: Rick Heinz Betty Ann Hull


10 am Reading

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: B. Detzner, R. Frencl
Description: 10am Brendan Detzner 10:30am Rebecca Frencl


Blinkies!!!

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: W. Christensen, D. Forsyth, D. Sulak
Description: Last Chance!! Build-a-Blinkie Workshop: Where you get to build one of those LED flashing things! The Build-a-Blinkie techs welcome you to their traveling soldering workshop. You start with the kit, and use the tools provided. If you have always wanted to learn to solder, today is the day.


Critter Crunch

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Junior Ballroom A
Panelists: J. Wincentsen (M)
Description: "Mad scientists" (you) drive battle hardened robots. Your mission – Destroy your rival! Don't have a robot? No problem! Bid on (rent) the “driving rights” of up to 30 robots ... many are past champions. Bidding starts at $1. (Cheap!) Proceeds will be donated to Windycon's designated charity. Bizarre prizes awarded! CC Swag for all! Be There, Aloha!


Intro to Quantum Computing and IBM Q

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: K. Roche (M)
Description: Join Kevin Roche as he describes the intricacies of quantum computing and IBM Q.


Once Upon A Time I Was Drunk @ a Con Party

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: D. Stein, J. Stockman (M)
Description: Tales from parties gone by


Podcasting 101

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: T. Machtemes, M. Mascari, K. Sonney (M)
Description: A beginners guide to podcasting


Slip, Slime and Away

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Panelists: A. Brandt, I. Ragsdale
Description: Chemistry in action is how you create slime! Foamy slime! Glittery slime! Just don't GET slimed


Sunday Anime (Details in Program Book or Printed Schedule)

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Category: Anime
Location: Maple
Description: 10a-11:30a Cells at Work 1-3 11:30a-1p Kino's Journey 1-3


Sunday Video Gaming by I Play Games!

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Category: Special
Location: Boardroom
Description: IPG will provide a video gaming area that will have a variety of titles both current and retro setups that will provide fun and casual entertainment for all attendees. In addition to casual entertainment we will bring games including Super Smash Bros. Dragonaball Fighter Z and Super Mario Kart


The Sequel is Finally Here!

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: T. Akers, R. Ciardullo, E. Flint, S. Silver
Description: How long is too long to wait for a sequel?


Were Dragons Real?

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: P. Hahn, R. Neumeier, P. Sayre McCoy (M), W.A. Tomasson
Description: Why are dragons a part of almost every mythology? Could they have actually flown the skies?


You made what out of WHAT?

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Panels
Location: Room 1633
Panelists: A. Ewing (M), M. Scott
Description: Cosplayers are constantly finding new and interesting ways to solve the problems of making fantasy into reality, often on a tight budget. Come trade tricks and learn new ways of using materials to make your most epic creations.


11 am Autographing

Time: Sunday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Signings
Location: Signing Tables
Panelists: W. Boyes, A. Nevala-Lee
Description: Walt Boyes Alec Nevala-Lee


11 am Reading

Time: Sunday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: F. Hunter, M. Mymudes
Description: 11am Faith Hunter 11:30a Mindy Mymudes


Crafts, Frivolous Hobbies or Post-Apocalyptic Survival Skill?

Time: Sunday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Room 1633
Panelists: K. Brown, J. DeVore (M), M. Silver
Description: Some crafts could come in very handy should society fall.


Fantasy Chicago

Time: Sunday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: B. Detzner (M), J. Nikitow
Description: There are areas in Chicago that are weird enough to belong in fantasy novels.


Shaken Not Stirred - The Mystique of the British Spy

Time: Sunday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: C. Gerrib, A. Komins, T. Townsend, A. Trembley (M)
Description: James Bond, Simon Templar, etc. why do we find these men so attractive?


So you want to create a hero?

Time: Sunday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Panelists: L. Garrison, J. Palmer
Description: Big Hero 6 themed activities will be available for your enjoyment.


Stranger Things - Netflix's Hit Series

Time: Sunday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: L. Carhart (M), G. Dara, V. Massetti
Description: How much more can happen in Hawkins Indiana before everyone just moves?


Streaming Services the New Movie/TV studios

Time: Sunday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: P. Hahn, N. Litherland, S. Mead (M)
Description: We are no longer limited by the big Hollywood studios. How the changes in the way we watch has affected the things we watch.


The New YA Award

Time: Sunday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: C. Barkley (M), R. Ciardullo, K. Strait
Description: A discussion of the newest award category.


12 pm Autographing

Time: Sunday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Signings
Location: Signing Tables
Panelists: T. Akers, N. Litherland, R. Weber
Description: Rochelle Weber Tim Akers Neil Litherland


12 pm Reading

Time: Sunday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: M. Resnick
Description: 12pm Mike Resnick


Chain Maille Make and Take 2

Time: Sunday - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Room 1633
Panelists: Ayla Ewing (M)
Description: Did you miss it yesterday? No problem. This class has been so popular we are offering it TWICE this year. Learn the basics of making chainmaille and then try out your new skills to make a superhero keychain. No experience required. Class limit 12.


CLOSED FOR LUNCH.

Time: Sunday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Description: Closed for Lunch


Earth is Toast, Where Do I Go?

Time: Sunday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: C. Gerrib (M), R. Neumeier, G. Wolfe
Description: The Earth is ending what SciFi/Fantasy world would you want to live in and why?


I Never Learned That in History Class

Time: Sunday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: D. Fabi (M), P. Hahn, N. Silk
Description: Alternate and secret histories


Microcosmic God

Time: Sunday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: R. Chwedyk, R. Horton, E. Hull (M), D. Munro, S. Silver
Description: We know he wasn't a god, however Theodore Sturgeon was one of the great science fiction authors. A discussion of his work in the 100th year since his birth.


Modern Prison Break - Our Need to Escape?

Time: Sunday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: B. Armbruster, T. Machtemes
Description: Escape rooms are very popular. Do they fill a need we have to escape?


Toyboat

Time: Sunday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: gundo, C. McManamon, J. Neerenberg, M. Nixon, Raven


We WILL NOT Go Back!!!

Time: Sunday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: J. DeVore, R. Granstaff, D. Murphy (M)
Description: With the ever changing cultural climate, why do we feel like we must hide our changing sexuality again?


1 pm Reading

Time: Sunday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Readings
Location: 1631
Panelists: W. Boyes, N. Silk
Description: 1pm Natalie Silk 1:30p Walt Boyes


Autonomous Cars

Time: Sunday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac D
Panelists: S. Burke, C. Koterba, J. Phillips, J. Stockman (M), W.A. Tomasson
Description: More and more our cars are becoming automated. Is this new technology awesome or awful?


Cross Culture Fairy Tales

Time: Sunday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom G
Panelists: A. Collier, D. Fabi, D. Munro, P. Sayre McCoy (M)
Description: Grimm & Anderson are very well known but other cultures have fairy tales too. A discussion of the differences and similarities amongst the different cultural tales.


If, When, and How to add Sex to your Story

Time: Sunday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac C
Panelists: L. Erlick, T. Jens, N. Litherland (M), T. Townsend
Description: You don't want to be accused of having "gratuitous sex" in your story just to sell it. How to make sure sex doesn't interrupt the flow of your narrative.


LEGO Mania

Time: Sunday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Kids
Location: Kids Programming
Panelists: A. Brandt, J. Palmer, S. Ragsdale
Description: Legos will be out and ready for you to create! Build a castle with dragons and knights or an alien with a flying saucer attacking the Earth. You are only limited by your imagination.


Musician Jam

Time: Sunday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: E. Distad, J. Distad, gundo, J. McDaid, C. McManamon, J. Midkiff, J. Neerenberg, M. Nixon, D. Rantanen, S. Weiner


We Spy in Peace?

Time: Sunday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Muller Grand Ballroom H
Panelists: B. Higgins (M), S. Mead, J. Plaxco
Description: Is there life elsewhere in the universe? And do we have the right to spy on them?


You're My Con Friend

Time: Sunday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Lilac B
Panelists: B. Armbruster, T. Machtemes
Description: No they weren't in prison. But you only seem to talk to them at or about conventions. The phenomena of the con friendship.


Closing Ceremonies

Time: Sunday - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Panelists: B. Armbruster, G. Dara, gundo, J. Midkiff, K. Roche, A. Trembley
Description: Help us say goodbye to Windycon 45


Feedback Session

Time: Sunday - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Panels
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Description: Windycon is a fan con dedicated to giving you a enjoyable experience. We want your thoughts. This is your chance to tell us what we got right and wrong so we can continue to improve.


Dead Dog Music Circle

Time: Sunday - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Category: Concerts
Location: Lilac A