Tuesday, July 5, 2016

LibertyCon Prep

So, my bags are packed and I'm ready to go .... To Tennessee. To be precise, to Chattanooga.

Seventy pounds of books? (Ten copies of each book) Check

Clothing? Check. And yes, I'm going into Chattanooga with the idea of a costume ... or uniform ... or branding.  Let's face it, Ringo's "the one in the kilt," Larry's the "walking mountain with the tetsubo as a walking stick," I'm ... probably going to be the one in the loud suit with the quirky t-shirts and the NYPD baseball cap, lugging around a suitcase.

Also included: Crystal Light, water bottles, meal bars, and a book for me to read. notebooks for notes.

Do I have any plans? Just what I posted the other day.

What might I be doing?

Fri 02:00PM Frontiers of Nanotech
Fri 02:00PM Eastern Weaponry --- with Toni Weisskopf and Larry Correia

Fri 04:00PM Monster Hunter International -- with Larry, Sarah Hoyt, and John Ringo
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies -- Everybody
Fri 06:00PM Autograph Session (Cochrane, Finn, Herring-Jones, J. Young)

Fri 07:00PM Technological Future of War
Fri 07:00PM First Contact Improv  -- with Larry Correia and Tedd Roberts

Fri 08:00PM Georgette Heyer and Her Influence on Science Fiction (Mostly for the people on the panelSarah A. Hoyt, Jody Lynn Nye, David M. Weber, Toni Weisskopf)
Fri 09:00PM Reading: Declan Finn & Jeremy Hicks
Fri 10:00PM Reading - John Ringo

Sat 10:00AM Global Pandemics and Biosecurity
Sat 11:00AM Principles of War (with Kratman)
Sat 02:00PM Do Utopian cities or Dystopian cities make the better backdrop for Urban Fantasy?
Sat 04:00PM Ice Cream Social
Sat 05:00PM Panel Noir (Larry Correia, et al (several from Black Tide Rising)
Sat 07:00PM Invasion of the Podcasters (Me)
Sat 08:00PM It's in the Blood: What Fuels our Fears, Attraction and Fascination with Vampires (Me again)
Sun 10:00AM Kaffeeklatsch
Sun 11:00AM SIGMA Panel
Sun 12:00PM Black Tide Rising Roundtable
Sun 01:30PM Black Tide Rising Mass Autograph Session
Sun 02:00PM Gene Editing - the Making of Better Humans

That's the broad strokes. Obviously, some sections I have to be at. Saturday is "skimpy" ... by various definitions of skimpy. I'm not booked solid, but I'll live.

Also, this keeps my schedule wide open in case I want to be social. We'll see if that happens.

1 comment:

  1. It has been.... 1983 since I have been to a convention. For the first time in a very long time, I have the desire to attend this one. Pitiably I do not have the time. Hope it's a great time.


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