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Sunday, November 3 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Intro to Convention Running

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Want a sneak peek into what goes into running a convention? A discussion on the behind the scenes action of convention planning.

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Stephen "Dirk" Libbey

Gaming Manager, Sound United
Stephen was dragged to his first convention by a girl. For some reason he married her anyway. Since then he has worked on several conventions including helping his wife run the newsletter for the 2011 World Science Fiction Convention (Renovation). He is an avid gamer, occasional podcaster, coffee snob, and watches much more TV than is probably healthy. In his spare time he manages video game retail accounts for Sound United. He was the first... Read More →

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Tycho Haslund

Business Services Director, Convolution, and Ole Haslund Photography
Tycho Haslund was exposed to his first convention (the first Further Confusion) by friends at the age of sixteen. He's had the honor of attending every FC since then. In 2012, he helped them transition to the San Jose Convention Center from the Fairmont. Tycho began volunteering for BayCon in 2000, serving first as party maven, then as hotel liaison, and as Chairman in 2009. He has negotiated venue contracts for several different conventions in... Read More →
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Kevin Roche

Kevin Roche has been making costumes since he was 8 (and has the photographic evidence to prove it!). He was honored with the International Costumers Guild Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007. In his secret identity as a research scientist at IBM's Almaden Research Center, he's hard at work wrangling giant robot vacuum chambers and electrons in the growing field of spintronics. Kevin and his husband Andy Trembley set out in 2002 to bring... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2013 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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