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Saturday, November 2 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Harassment in Fandom. Scalzi's brave challenge in his blog, Convolution's policy, the growing trend of such policies in fandom and how we still have the recent Jake Vale incident at VidCon or the Millar and McFarlane comments about how comics aren't for women. What's getting better and what isn't.

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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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Gregg Castro

Director, Salinan T'rowt'raahl
Gregg Castro [t'rowt'raahl Salinan/rumsien Ohlone], has been involved in the preservation of his California Indigenous cultural heritage for over two decades. He represents his late Mother’s family’s interests in the protection of cultural heritage in their rumsien Ohlone homeland. On his late Father’s side, he was a founding member of the contemporary Salinan Nation Tribal Council (serving as Tribal Chair and Vice-chair for a term each... Read More →
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Carole Parker

Carole's detail focus works well in her more than 30-year publications career including technical writing and editing, as well as her interests in costuming, dyeing, and wearable art. She has competed in masquerades and won numerous workmanship awards for her dyework. Carole likes combining traditional and contemporary techniques to attain unusual results. She has worked behind the scenes at local, regional, Worldcon, and Costume-Con... Read More →
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Andy Trembley

Geek, freak, reader, essayist, costumer, critic, media-junkie, biker, pervert, party-queen, troublemaker, FAN.


Saturday November 2, 2013 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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