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WisCon36 Committee Meeting / Conference Call – Reminder

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 info@wiscon.net for instructions on joining the call.

Monday At-Con Newsletter / Monday Program Changes

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.

Sunday At-Con Newsletter / Sunday Program Changes

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
attend WisCon.

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 Available at 9:00 am Sunday, May 29

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!

Volunteering at WisCon

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 volunteers@wiscon.net 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.

Kristin
WisCon Volunteer Coordinator