Semi-Final Program Grid for Eric Choi
This is the Semi-Final program schedule. Eric Choi may or may not actually be on these items, but probably will. However, due to circumstances beyond our control, modifications to the program can occur throughout the convention.
|Friday 5:00 pm: Diversity In Fiction (Ends at: 5:55 pm)|
Panelists: Day Al-Mohamed, Eric Choi (M), John Edward Lawson, Emmie Mears, Sharyn November
How do authors portray minorities, differently abled, and gender roles in their stories? Science Fiction and Fantasy have come a long way and have often been at the forefront of these issues. What else needs to be done?
|Friday 8:00 pm: Producing Your Own Anthology: From Concept to Editing to Print (Ends at: 8:55 pm)|
Panelists: Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Philippa Ballantine, Eric Choi, Gardner Dozois, Ron Garner (M), Jim Stratton
This panel talks a bit about the business of putting together an anthology of original fiction or even collected essays. Where do you go from the idea? What options are available? Print? eBook? Audio? How do you work with others, especially when it comes to the editorial process? Hear from the panelists tips and tricks on getting along with others and the tools needed to put together a terrific anthology, and the pros and cons on working with friends.
|Friday 10:00 pm: What Stalled the Space Program? (Ends at: 10:55 pm)|
Panelists: David Bartell, Eric Choi, D. Douglas Fratz (M), Inge Heyer, James Maxey, Ian Randal Strock
After reaching the moon NASA retrenched and since we grounded the space shuttle our astronauts are reduced to hitchhiking to the International Space Station. What happened? Was this avoidable? How can we revive the space program?
|Sunday 1:00 pm: Reading: Eric Choi (Ends at: 1:25 pm)|
Panelists: Eric Choi
|Sunday 2:00 pm: Is SF/Fantasy too Big for TV (Ends at: 2:55 pm)|
Panelists: Eric Choi, Hildy Silverman, Elaine Stiles (M), Christopher Weuve
Science Fiction and Fantasy dominate videogames and top movies, so why so little love on tv? Or is this changing?
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