Con of Futures Past
Cedar Rapids Doubletree - October 16-18, 2015
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Saturday, October 17 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
ICON 40th Anniversary

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Memories abound in this session recalling the history of ICON--how it started, where we've been and where we are going. Stop by and share your favorite ICON story.

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Denny Lynch

Concom, Publicity, Hotel Liaison, Kirkwood Community College

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Gregory Frost

Author (Rhymer, Shadowbridge, Fitcher’s Brides, Tain) and many short stories as well. Taught the fiction workshop at Swarthmore College for 18 years, acted in a notorious “B” horror film, and served as the principal researcher for episodes of Science Frontiers.
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Joe Haldeman

writer, MIT
Joe Haldeman is an American science fiction author and combat veteran of Vietnam. He is best known for his 1974 novel The Forever War. That novel, and other of his works including, The Hemingway Hoax (1991) and Forever Peace (1997), have won major science fiction awards including... Read More →

Gay Haldeman

Founding Member of ICON
Gay Haldeman has a Master's degree in Spanish Literature from the University of Maryland and another in Linguistics, from the University of Iowa. She has just retired from teaching in the Writing Center at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) after thirty years, specializing... Read More →

Bill Johnson

Bill is one of the five Founding Members of ICON and a member of the original SF writing class taught by Joe Haldeman. Bill attended the 1975 Clarion Writers workshop with Greg Frost and Larry Martin. Joe Haldeman taught at this same Clarion (with Gay helping to keep them all under... Read More →

Mickey Zucker Reichert

Author, Writer's Workshop
Mickey is a pediatrician and author whose claims to fame include being theproduct of two rocket scientists and having performed brain surgery, whilebeing neither a rocket scientist nor a brain surgeon.Mickey's novels include the I, Robot trilogy (To Protect, To Obey, To Preserve)authorized... Read More →

Saturday October 17, 2015 3:00pm - 3:50pm CDT
Taft B Cedar Rapids Doubletree, 350 1st Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids IA 52401

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