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Friday, October 28
 

6:00pm

Best SF on TV - Ever! (challenge panel)
From Twilight Zone to The Expanse, Dark Matter to Mork & Mindy, what is the best SF on TV—ever? For the purposes of this particular panel, network/cable series or miniseries only … i.e., not movies that later ran on TV and not Netflix/Amazon only series. (Remember—starting panelists may not remain on the challenge panel throughout…)

Moderators
LG

Laura Givens

Laura Givens is an illustrator and author who has done oodles of book covers and sold a dozen or so short stories. She loves to read hard SF but often finds herself writing western-flavored steampunk and fantasy. She lives in Denver and used to do improv comedy to stay sane. She has... Read More →

Participants
BB

Boom Baumgartner

Boom Baumgartner is the author of Dora's Jinx and The Death of Isreal Leventhal. She also writes about science fiction at ScienceFiction.com and LovingTheAlien.net.
JE

John E. Stith

John E. Stith is the author of eight novels, including Redshift Rendezvous, a Nebula Award nominee, and Manhattan Transfer, a Hugo Award Honorable Mention. Several of his works with Ace Books and Tor Books have been bought by the Science Fiction Book Club and optioned for film. He... Read More →
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Rob S. Rice

Ambassador from the Past, The Esterhazy Press
Rob S. Rice proudly considers himself an ‘Ambassador from the Past.’ He holds a doctorate in Ancient History and works as ‘The Professor’ at the Colorado Renaissance Festival, where he teaches all kinds of history to participants and customers alike. He’s written large... Read More →
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Sourdough Jackson

Sourdough Jackson discovered Jules Verne at age six, and has been reading SF ever since. Shortly after finding fandom, he met Denver fan Gail Barton at a convention, and they married in 1978. Since that time, he’s been active in many aspects of fandom, and he and Gail have accumulated... Read More →


Friday October 28, 2016 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Mesa Verde A Ground Floor
 
Saturday, October 29
 

4:00pm

Dr. Science’s High School Science Test: Can you pass?
Dr. Science will give you the high school science test of your anxiety dreams—how will you stand up?



Moderators
CW

Courtney Willis

Courtney Willis was a science teacher for 50 years, splitting his time about equally between high school and then college. He is now an emeritus professor of physics at the University of Northern Colorado. He is finally completely retired except for Connie's projects around the h... Read More →

Saturday October 29, 2016 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Mesa Verde B Ground Floor

4:00pm

Name that Sci-Fi Tune
From cutting-edge webisodes and video games to long-forgotten TV theme songs, come to compete or watch as others try to …. Name that Sci-Fi Tune!

Moderators
TS

Tim Simpson

Tim Simpson lives with a dog, a cat, assorted silicon-based lifeforms, and one extraordinarily-significant other named Kaia.

Saturday October 29, 2016 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Wind River A Ground Floor
 
Sunday, October 30
 

2:00pm

Rockets, Robots, & Rayguns: The Trivia Game
Come test your trivia knowledge on the three R's of Science Fiction: rockets, robots, and rayguns!  Questions range from "gimmes" to mustache-twirling EVIL. Win trivial prizes! Fun and potential frustration for all!

Participants
KB

Kevin B. Hewett

Kevin B. Hewett has been active in fandom for more than a decade. In mundane life, he works as a senior research scientist for the Air Force Research Laboratory where his focus is on the development of high energy lasers.
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Rebecca Hewett

Rebecca Hewett has an M.S. in clothing and textiles and works as a textile conservator. She also is a Master Costumer.


Sunday October 30, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Wind River B Ground Floor