ICON 46 Programming

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Any updates and changes to the weekend’s schedule will be posted near Registration.

Friday, October 15, 2021

  • 5:00 PM
    • Melty Beads, Rosewood
  • 6:00 PM
    • T-Shirt Capes, Rosewood
  • 7:00 PM
    • Opening Ceremonies, Aspen/Birch
  • 9:00 PM
    • How to Enjoy Your First Convention, Elm
  • 10:00 PM
    • Concert: Cheshire Moon, Rosewood
    • What are you reading?, Chestnut
    • Adult Gaming/Cards Against Humanity, Elm
  • 11:00 PM
    • Wolfie Speaks, Chestnut
    • Fan Chat: Umbrella Academy, Rosewood

Saturday, October 16, 2021

  • 9:00 AM
    • Whose Con Is It Anyway?, Oak
    • Conventions in a Hybrid World, Aspen/Birch
    • What Podcasts Are You Listening To?, Elm
    • The Writers’ Rooms: The Rainbow Room, Chestnut
    • Toothpicks and Marshmallow Buildings, Rosewood
  • 10:00 AM
    • Simultaneous History, Oak
    • So You Want to Start a Podcast?, Aspen/Birch
    • Behind the Curtain: Live Editing Discussion, Elm
    • The Writers’ Rooms: The Rainbow Room, Chestnut
    • Marvel Cinematic Universe Shows (Wandavision, Falcon and Winter Soldier, Loki and What if?), Rosewood
  • 11:00 AM
    • Author/Artist Meet and Greet, Oak
    • Tea Scouts Sing-a-long, Aspen/Birch
    • Rusty Hevelin Collection Update, Elm
    • What is Filking & How do I get Started, Chestnut
    • Lego Master Competition with Pygmy, Rosewood
  • Noon
    • Closed Mindbridge Meeting, Rosewood
  • 1:00 PM
    • Humor Backstage, Oak
    • Writing Humor in Science Fiction and Fantasy, Aspen/Birch
    • Cosplay 101, Elm
    • Author Readings – Joe Haldeman, Chestnut
    • Open Mindbridge Meeting, Rosewood
  • 2:00 PM
    • The Future of CRISPR, How Gene Editing is Now a Looming Reality, Oak
    • 501st Stormtroopers, Aspen/Birch
    • How to Reimagine Modern Technology in Historical Fiction,Elm
    • Author Readings – Jim C. Hines and Rachel Aukes, Chestnut
    • Fan Chat: Final Space
    • Art In About an Hour (or Two), Hall/Waterfall
  • 3:00 PM
    • How will Space Tourism Change Technology here on Earth?, Oak
    • What If? Imagining a Different World Through Alternate Histories, Aspen/Birch
    • The Writers’ Room: The Violet Realm, Elm
    • Paradise ICON Reading, Chestnut
    • Stitch and Bitch, Rosewood
  • 4:00 PM
    • How Big Data is creating the Science Fiction Future, Oak
    • Guest of Honor Interviews, Aspen/Birch
    • The Writers’ Room: The Violet Realm, Elm
    • Paradise ICON Reading, Chestnut
    • Comic Book Glass Art, Rosewood
  • 6:00 PM
    • Who Controls the Canon? A Case Study of The Snyder Cut, Oak
    • The Future of Science Fiction, Elm
    • Author Readings – Catrina Taylor and Beth Hudson, Chestnut
    • Art and Charity Auction, Rosewood
  • 7:00 PM
    • The Writers’ Rooms: Worldbuilding in Fantasy and Science Fiction, Oak
    • Masquerade, Aspen/Birch
    • The Outlook of Visual Entertainment – Is Streaming the Future?, Elm
    • Author Readings – Catherine Shaff-Stump, Elm
    • Art and Charity Auction, Rosewood
  • 8:00 PM
    • The Work From Home Revolution, Oak
    • Resin-ate with Chelsea, Elm
    • Roundtable with Eric Flint, Chestnut
    • Filking with Cheshire Moon, Rosewood
  • 9:00 PM
    • Beyond the Binary, Oak
    • The Rise of Microfiction, Aspen/Birch
    • Tales from the Gazebo, Chestnut
    • Filking with Cheshire Moon, Rosewood
  • 10:00 PM
    • Are You Sure Batman Wouldn’t Do That? (18+ Only), Aspen/Birch
    • Mixology with Mama Yaya (21+ Only), Chestnut
    • Filking with Cheshire Moon, Rosewood
  • 11:00 PM
    • Chocolate Ceremony, Rosewood

Sunday, October 17

  • 9:00 AM
    • Gods Are Merely NPCs, Oak
    • Interactive Books, Elm
    • She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, Rosewood
  • 10:00 AM
    • Serial Storytelling, Aspen/Birch
    • What Are You Making?, Elm
    • BS’ing with Mama Yaya, Chestnut
    • Geometric Bowls Made from Scrapbooking Paper, Rosewood
  • 11:00 AM
    • Book Publishing 101, Oak
    • Dungeon Master’s Workshop, Aspen/Birch
    • J.R.R. Tolkien – A Case Study, Chestnut
    • Fan Chat: Love, Death and Robots, Rosewood
    • What Are You Making?, Aspen/Birch
  • 1:00 PM
    • Creating Neurodivergent Characters, Oak
    • Snerking the Plots, Elm
    • How did we do?., Rosewood
  • 2:00 PM
    • Galaxy Bowl, Aspen/Birch
    • The Hybrid World, Elm
    • When the Screen Goes Beyond the Written Word, Chestnut
    • Make Your Own Trebuchet, Rosewood
  • 3:00 PM
    • Closing Ceremonies, Aspen/Birch