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Young Adult (17-21)US$$100
The 70th World Science Fiction Convention
August 30-September 3, 2012   Hyatt Regency   Chicago


We're delighted to announce a unique digital link-up between Chicon 7 and Dragon*con.

For the first time, Worldcon and Dragoncon will run joint programming through a two-way video link between the two conventions. Worldcon and Dragon*con attendees will also be able to sample the unique flavor of each other's events.

Time Title Description
Friday 10:30 a.m. Who are you really? A look at ideas about identity. What makes you 'you'?
Friday Noon Rejectomancy Hear tales of the best rejection letters sent or received by our panelists of writers, editors and publishers.
Friday 1:30 p.m. Pyr Rising Pyr Publishing presents its up & coming writers and selections.
Friday 3:00 p.m. Military SF - Reality vs. Writing How different is the current military from the fictional? Does it matter?
Saturday 10:30 a.m. Media Tie-in Novels: Art or Commerce? TV, film, games--have been around for many decades. Can such works stand on their own, or are they just for fans of the original?
Saturday Noon Baen Traveling Road Show Editors from Baen books present what is upcoming in their catalog. Ask questions! Win prizes!
Saturday 1:30 p.m. Delphic Oracle Come listen to our hilarious panelists as they participate with the Delphic Oracle.
Saturday 3:00 p.m. Manned Space Stations Dragon*Con & WorldCon join forces to give both audiences a Q & A with Capt. William Shepherd & Sy Libergot
Sunday 10:30 a.m. Collaborations Collaboration takes special skills. Our panelists talk about what it takes and how easy or difficult it is.
Sunday 1:30 p.m. Movie Magic Movie Magic: Makeup, Special Effects & Props- A look at the things that give that extra spark and bring characters to life.
Sunday 3:00 p.m. Asteroid Mining Mining for metals & other substances can destroy the ecology of our Earth. Why do that when there are huge resources floating around in space?