ConComCon 14 Program Schedule

Friday evening - Saturday morning - Saturday afternoon - Saturday evening - Sunday morning - Sunday afternoon

TOP Friday
TimeRoomTitle ParticipantsDescription
7:00 PMQueen Anne (12th floor)"If I Ran the Zoo" Bobbie, Michael, and cast of thousands Madness ensues as our hapless adventurers, having won the bid, now get to run a convention…or so they think!
TOP Saturday
10:00 AMBeaconCon Committee Creation Roger Wells, E. J. Fadgen Creating a committee: needs, communications, positions, type of organizations, etc. - what is the best fit for you?
Denny2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
11:00 AMBeacon 501(c) 3, 6 and 7 Status: How to Qualify, File and Maintain Daniel Harrison What paperwork do you need, where to find it and how to file it.
Denny2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
YeslerDuct-taping the GeeksGene Armstrong When is "enough is enough" when it comes to technology?
Noon TOP Lunch
TimeRoomTitleParticipantsDescription
1:00 PMBeacon Successfully Interacting with Hotel Staff, or "My Banquet Manager comes with An Extra String To Her Bow!" Gene Armstrong, Sally Woehrle, and Hotel Staff Make the right impression with your hotel: speech, demeanor, dress, manners, etc. - come learn how to make your hotel's staff your allies!
Denny2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
YeslerWebsite ManagementJim Granger You have a website, now what? What staff do you need, how to get content, handling updates, design and maintenance.
2:00 PMBeacon Hotel: Negotiating Your Contract Gene Armstrong, Sally Woehrle, and Hotel Staff Come review sample contracts from past NW cons and learn what works and what doesn't.
Denny2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
YeslerSpecial Interest ProgrammingDavid-Glenn Anderson How does this type of programming differ from "mainstream" programming? Come and learn from a pro!
3:00 PMBeacon Premier of a New Registration ProgramTrapa DEMO: new registration program designed for northwest cons. Come see, try out, and critique.
Denny2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
4:00 PMBeacon Premier of a New Programming ProgramJerry Gieseke DEMO: new programming program designed for northwest cons. Come see, try out, and critique.
Denny2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
5:00 PMBeacon SWOC Business MeetingSWOC Board of Directors
6:00 PM TOP Dinner
7:00 PMBeacon They Have It, Do You Need It?Daniel Harrison Just because other cons have "it" doesn't mean you have to. Should sacred cows be slain?
Denny2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
8:00 PMBeacon What Works for Web PagesJim Granger, Don Glover How to make your webpage informative, user-friendly and COOL!
Denny2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
9:00 PMDenny 2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
YeslerTexas Hold 'Em Poker GameShawn Marier Play cards (or watch) and relax!
10:00 PMDenny 2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
YeslerTexas Hold 'Em Poker GameShawn Marier Play cards (or watch) and relax!
Hot TubHorror Stories from the Hot Tub Come prepared to share, laugh, commiserate and LEARN!
TOP Sunday
TimeRoomTitleParticipantsDescription
10:00 AMBeacon Planning Your Convention's BudgetSusan Robinson, Sally Woehrle Come and review sample budgets from prior conventions, big and small, and learn from them.
Denny2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
11:00 AMBeacon Hospitality Dos and Don'tsBert Carlson, Gene Armstrong How to make your Hospitality warm, inviting and safe!
Denny2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
Yesler Help is Out There: Outside organizations that can assist with the con planning processDaniel HarrisonWhere are they and how to find them.
Noon TOP Lunch
1:00 PMBeacon ArchivingMichael Citrak How to determine what to keep (electronic and physical), where to keep it and how much to keep.
Denny2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
YeslerGreat FlyersEJ Fadgen, Kat Marier The elements of design and what info must be present on your flier.
2:00 PMBeacon Hotel: How to conduct a Successful Walkthrough Michael Citrak, Gene Armstrong, Sally Woehrle What to expect and look for and how to prepare for your walkthrough.
Denny2011 Worldcon Bid Planning SessionBobbie DuFault Come help plan Worldcon in Seattle!
3:00 PMBeacon Closing Ceremony & SWOC Board Meeting SWOC Board of Directors