Daily programming can be found below. Programming is listed by location.

Click on the tab at the top of each day’s program for that location’s scheduled sessions/events.



2:00p – 3:00p  Bowie on the Big Screen

3:30p – 4:30p  Cats in Space

5:00p – 6:00p  The Sanderson Effect: Can it be Replicated?

7:00p – 8:30p  Closed

8:30p – 9:30p  ConQuesT Name That Tune (or Show)

9:30p -11:30p  Closed

2:00p – 3:00p  Extraordinary Children in SF/Fantasy

3:30p – 4:30p  Biotechnology in SF

5:00p – 6:00p  Attack of the Killer Bees

7:00p – 8:30p  Closed

8:30p – 9:30p  Body Horror: The Last Ewwww

9:30p -11:30p  Closed

2:00p – 3:00p  Building with Batman’s Billions

3:30p – 4:30p  Dating Advice from Disney Princesses

5:00p – 6:00p  Stupid Writing Tricks: Stylistic Flourishes in Fiction

7:00p – 8:30p  Closed

8:30p – 9:30p  The Butterfly Effect

9:30p -11:30p  Closed

7:00p – 8:00p  Opening Ceremonies

8:00p – 9:00p  Sturgeon Award Ceremony

No events scheduled.


10:00a – 11:00a  Say Goodnight to the Bad Guy: Making Memorable Antagonists

11:30a – 12:30a  How to Avoid the Plague

1:30p – 2:30p  Indie Author Buffet

3:00p – 4:00p  50 Years of ConQuesT

4:30p – 5:30p  The Uncanny Power of Weird Fiction

6:30p – 7:30p  Behind the GM Screen

8:00p – 9:00p  Cursing Creatively in Storytelling

9:00p – 11:30p  Closed

10:00a – 11:00a  Designing Magical Systems in Worldbuilding

11:30a – 12:30a  Climate Change Fiction

1:30p – 2:30p  Power Dynamics in Storytelling

3:00p – 4:00p  Business of Freelance Art

4:30p – 6:00p  Art Auction

6:30p – 7:30p  SFF Film Adaptations: The Best and the Worst

8:00p – 9:00p  To the Stars! The New Ad Astra Center for Science Fiction and the Speculative Imagination

9:00p – 11:30p  Closed

11:30a – 12:30a One-on-One Combat

1:30p – 2:30p  The Fifth Element – 25 Years Later

3:00p – 4:00p  Using Military Experience to Influence Storytelling

4:30p – 5:30p  Illustrating a Book

6:30p – 7:30p  From Nemesis to Ally/Friend/Lover

8:00p – 9:00p  SF/Fantasy Creators Deserving of a Biopic/Biography

9:00p – 11:30p  Closed

12:30p – 2:00p  Masquerade Tech Rehearsal

7:00p – 8:00p  Masquerade Tech Rehearsal

8:00p – 10:00p  Masquerade

10:00a – 11:00a  Story in a Bag

1:30p – 5:00p  Lightsaber Duel


10:00a – 11:00a  Gender Identity and Artificial Intelligence

11:30a – 12:30a  It Was So Good, and Then You Messed It Up

1:00p – 2:00p  Intro to 3D Printing

2:30p – 3:30p  Curiouser and Curiouser

4:00p – 5:30p  Closed

10:00a – 11:00a  Resurrection in SF & Fantasy

11:30a – 12:30a  Designing a Great Book Cover

1:00p – 2:00p  The Reading Writer

2:30p – 3:30p  The Art of “Magic, the Gathering”

4:00p – 5:30p  Closed

10:00a – 11:00a  World Fantasy Con

11:30a – 12:30a  Supernatural: People Saved , Things Hunted

1:00p – 2:00p  The Mandalorian: Western or Science Fiction?

2:30p – 3:30p  Terrible Parents in Science Fiction & Fantasy

4:00p – 5:30p  Closed

1:00p – 3:00p  Charity Auction

4:00p – 4:30p  Closing Ceremonies

No events scheduled.