PANELS, WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS
Listen in and participate in our numerous sessions! From Celebrity Q&A’s, fan club presentations, hands-on workshops, and screening rooms, there’s hundreds of hours of programming available for every fandom. And it’s free with your admission ticket. (Specially ticketed events may have an additional admission charge). Check the daily schedule to find out when and where the fun happens.
SCI FI / FANTASY AUTHORS
Meet and converse with world-renowned Guest Authors and the best writers the region has to offer, and see them on multiple panels throughout the weekend. You can purchase the latest works from Invited Guest authors at the on-floor bookseller, Tattered Cover, (or bring your own well-worn 1st Edition) and get them signed for free at scheduled times at one of our signing booths. Visit Author Alley, and purchase the latest books from the many Presenting Guest writers and exhibiting authors.
SCIENCE & TECH GUEST LECTURES
Watch NASA scientists and other professional and academic presenters discuss the “real life” science that impact our pop culture fandoms. Past programming has included presentations have included such popular panels as, “Armageddon or Are-Mistaken? How Asteroid Movies Got It Wrong”, “SciFi Writers and Scientists Debate: How Accurate Is the Science in Your Fiction?”, and “Pokemon Biology”.
Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer or crafter, the Community Zone is where you find people who share your fandom! Find out about local clubs, get up close to movie props, test your trivia, and snap photos galore with fans who are excited as you are to get together.