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Event Date: February 22 - 24, 2019

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Saturday, February 23 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
TREKnology

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This is a specific discussion about how the imaginings in all of Star Trek have directly and accurately influenced current and future technology. What did they get right? What did they miss? And what’s coming down the road?

Moderators
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Chris Shrewsbury

Fandom Guest (Because “Hilarious and Sexy Amputee” isn’t a category. Yet.)
Chris has volunteered, paneled, guested, staffed, and been committee at literally dozens of cons along the east coast for 30+ years. He's a nationally certified sign language interpreter, working in entertainment, education, medical, and government settings.Following Navy service... Read More →

Speakers
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James Gaines

Besides his creative writing, Jim Gaines has taught world literature, French language, English, and social sciences for over forty years at the university and high school level in Michigan, Pennsylvania, France, Louisiana, and most recently in Virginia.  He is the author of six scholarly... Read More →
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Nutty Nuchtchas

Nuchtchas started out in podcasting back in 2004 as a listener and 2005 as a regular contributed to the SciFi Dig Podcast. There she reviewed movies coming to theaters soon and hosted the Meet the Digger chats. She contributed to other podcasts enough to be asked often, "So which... Read More →
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Jay Prater

VFX Designer/Editor, WFXR/WWCW TV
When I was 8, I went to the movies with my parents and saw that Star Destroyer bearing down on Princess Leia's ship at the beginning of A New Hope. That moment stuck with me and really opened the door to a lifelong love of science fiction, fantasy and horror.I've played RPGs since... Read More →
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Todd Ristau

Director, Playwright's Lab at Hollins University, Hollins University
Todd Ristau designed and launched the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University and has served as program director since its launch in 2007. He is a distinguished graduate of the Iowa Playwright’s Workshop. His work has been performed in theatres across the U.S. and England... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Vista Room

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