eCube #10 is now online, with updates on hotel room reservations, ASL interpretation at WisCon36, the Gathering Clothing Swap, and greening the Freebie Table.
eCube #9 is now online, with news notes about the newly-available programming schedule, the hotel cancellation policy, the Tiptree Bake Sale, and an inquiry about what you want to know before WisCon36.
eCube #8 is now online, with news notes about final programming assignments, parking at WisCon, the clothing swap at the Gathering, and a request for members’ help in filling vacant concom positions.
eCube #7 is now online, with info about programming assignments, a call for AV volunteers, and a hotel update.
eCube #6 is now online, with info about volunteer needs and news about the 2011 Tiptree Award winner.
eCube #5 is now online, with news about hotel rooms, programming, parties, readings, academic programming, the SignOut, volunteer needs for the Art Show and Safety, scholarships and ad space, and a call for the WisCon37 coordinators.
The first WisCon 36 committee meeting will take place tomorrow, Sunday, October 16 at 11:30 am Central time at the Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 W Dayton St., Madison, WI 53703. The room will be posted on the hotel’s conference message board in the lobby.
We are extending a special invitation to potential new volunteers who are interested in joining the concom: please attend! We need your help to make WisCon happen!
The agenda includes:
– A review of concom vacancies and volunteer opportunities (department heads, please let the co-chairs know about any vacancies/volunteer opportunities)
– Committee reports (if you have a report, please email your report in advance of the meeting to help keep the meeting moving)
– Procedures and deadlines
– General concom news.
If you cannot attend in person, please join the meeting via conference call: send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for instructions on joining the call.
The Monday edition of WisCon’s at-con newsletter, “A Momentary Taste of WisCon” (PDF) is now online, with coverage of the Guest of Honor speech, the WisCon36 guests of honor, donations for the Japan earthquake, and a request for get-well greetings for MJ and Dimas.
Monday program changes:
218. Fatima and Mary: Iconic Women in Patriarchal Religions,
Monday 10-11:15 am. Catherine Crowe will not be on this panel.
219. Being a Resilient Writer, Monday 10-11:15 am. Julia Karr was
unable to attend WisCon.
224. The SignOut, Monday 11:30 am-12:45 pm. Julia Karr and Valya
Dudycz Lupescu were unable to attend WisCon.
WisCon is pleased to announce that Andrea Hairston and Debbie Notkin will be the guests of honor for WisCon36.
The Sunday edition of WisCon’s at-con newsletter, “A Momentary Taste of WisCon”(PDF) is now online, with coverage of the Tiptree Auction, an update on the Photo Booth, a discussion of sustainability, and really, too much news/tweets/overheard-at-WisCons to mention.
Sunday Program Changes
Dealers’ Room opens at 10:00 a.m., not 9:00 as shown in the
Pocket Program Book.
152. It’s a Broad Universe, Sunday 10-11:15 am. Lyda Morehouse
was unable to attend WisCon.
155. Due to access issues, Living with Invisible Disabilities,
Sunday 1-2:15 pm, will be located in Capitol A and No. 160
Whedonistas: Feminists Engage in the Worlds of Joss Whedon
will be located in Assembly.
160. Due to access issues, Whedonistas: Feminists Engage in
the Worlds of Joss Whedon, Sunday 1-2:15 pm, will be located
in Assembly, and No. 155, Living with Invisible Disabilities,
will be located in Capitol A. Lyda Morehouse was unable to
175. SIBLING OF REVENGE OF NOT ANOTHER
F*CKING RACE PANEL, Sunday 2:30-3:45 pm. Michelle
Kendall was unable to attend WisCon.
196. Science Fiction That Saved My Life, Sunday 4-5:15 pm.
Lyda Morehouse was unable to attend WisCon.
206. Mad Norwegian Press party, Sunday 8:45 pm-Monday 3
am. Lyda Morehouse was unable to attend WisCon.
209. Wyrdsmiths party, Sunday 8:45 pm-Monday 3 am. Lyda
Morehouse was unable to attend WisCon.
Hotel reservations and online registration for WisCon 36 both open at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 29!
For full details on hotels and hotel reservations, please visit the WisCon36 hotel page.
Details for registering for WisCon36 are available through the WisCon36 registration page.
PLEASE NOTE: Links for hotel reservations and online registration will not go live until 9:00 am Sunday morning!
We still have lots of ways to help and have immediate needs for volunteers. Please check out the volunteer information table near registration on the 2nd floor or e-mail me at email@example.com to sign up or for more information.
This year’s volunteer thank you gift is a light weight tote bag with a beautiful WisCon logo by Jeanne Gomoll.
WisCon Volunteer Coordinator