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Con of Futures Past
Cedar Rapids Doubletree - October 16-18, 2015
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Saturday, October 17 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
The Philosophy of Trek

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What is Gene Roddenberry's vision of the future and how has it been presented in Trek episodes, movies and literature? In what ways may Roddenberry's Trek reflect and rebut the philosophy of Ayn Rand? Panelists will briefly present on a topic and submit them for audience discussion.

Moderator
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Matt McKeever

Attorney - Shareholder, Copple Rockey McKeevery & Schlecht, PC, LLO
Matt is an attorney and shareholder with Copple, Rockey, McKeever & Schlecht, PC, LLO, with offices in Omaha and Norfolk, NE. He is in his 20th year of practicing law and looking forward to the Sci-Fi Economics panel at ICON 41. He obtained his B.A. in Economics and History from... Read More →

Speakers/Panelists/Moderators
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David Gerrold

Author, Guest of Honor
David Gerrold has been sitting alone in a room and talking to himself for more than fifty years. If he hears anything good, he types it up. When he has enough words, he sends it to an editor. Occasionally some editor somewhere is so desperate for something to publish, he sends David... Read More →
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Denny Lynch

Concom, Publicity, Hotel Liaison, Kirkwood Community College


Saturday October 17, 2015 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Room #319 Cedar Rapids Doubletree, 350 1st Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids IA 52401

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