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Sunday, January 18 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Fandom Now and Then: How Has It Changed in 25 Years?

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Reminisce or chart your course for a lifetime of fandom as this veteran panel discuss what has changed and what has stayed the same in 25 years of Cons and fandom.

Moderators
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John Desmarais

MarsCon Progenitor
When you’re the child of over educated parents and grow up in a family of voracious readers, your destiny lies along the path to Geekdom – and a lonely path it can be. The grand revelation occurred shortly after graduating from high school with the first excursion to an actual science-fiction convention. The revelation, of course, was the discovery that the world was full of geeks just like me. There were – as for many &ndash... Read More →

Speakers
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Butch Allen

MarsCon Godfather
James Ford “Butch” Allen is best known for his work as Chairman of MarsCon, the longest running Science Fiction Convention in Tidewater Virginia, but has a long history in Fandom in Virginia. He served as Chairman for Sci-Con, president for The Hampton Roads Science Fiction Association, and editor for “The Liberated Quark”, the clubs fanzine. Butch recently retired from NASA Langley in Hampton Virginia with 35 years of... Read More →


Sunday January 18, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
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