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Con of Futures Past
Cedar Rapids Doubletree - October 16-18, 2015
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Saturday, October 17 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Back to the Future…Science & Technology

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Marty travelled to 2015 in Back to the Future II, so where are our hoverboards and self lacing shoes? What IS the next big technological breakthrough and how has the world of science fiction and fantasy assisted in (or hindered) the advancement of technology.

Moderator
BJ

Bill Johnson

Author
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 control). Bill has published numerous short stories and novelettes, beginning in 1976, and won a Hugo award in 1998 for Best Novelette with We Will Drink A Fish... Read More →

Speakers/Panelists/Moderators
DG

David Gerrold

Author, Guest of Honor
| | www.goodreads.com/author/show/5786.David_Gerrold
LP

Letti Prell

Author
Lettie is having a good year so far, with science fiction story sales to Analog and Apex (publication forthcoming). Her previous stories have appeared in Apex Magazine and its Book of Apex anthology; Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine; Paranormal Underground and elsewhere. One of her stories was also featured on the StarShipSofa podcast. Lettie likes to explore the edge where humans and their technology are increasingly merging. She is also... Read More →


Saturday October 17, 2015 11:00am - 11:50am
Room #319 Cedar Rapids Doubletree, 350 1st Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids IA 52401

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