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Welcome to the VCON 38 Programming Schedule.

Every year, VCON’s crack Programming team assembles three days jam-packed with the best in panels, workshops, and events to keep you in geek nirvana. We hope that you are as excited by the panels, discussions, workshops and presentations we have on offer this year as we are!

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Sunday, October 6 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Swash or Buckle?

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Eye patches, peg legs, black beards, tricorn hats? Are these all Hollywood charades or did pirates really dress this way? Our panelists will discuss the realities of historical pirate clothing and accessories versus the dashing and charismatic fashion plates we see in film and illustrations.


Devon Boorman

Devon Boorman is the Director and Master Instructor for Academie Duello, the world's largest centre for the study of European Swordplay and Martial Arts, based in downtown Vancouver.

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Gunpowder Gertie

Captain, Buccaneers of the Black Fleet
Gunpowder Gertie has been immersed in the pirate community for the past 5 years, attending events from New Orleans to Portland to Washington state, and Northern California. The official  pirate of Britannia Heritage Shipyards, in Steveston, she is responsible for their children's Buccaneer birthday and summer camp program. | | Inductee  to the Order of Leviathan. Contributor to Mutiny magazine online. Purveyor of fyne rumcakes... Read More →
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Donna Prior

Sparkly Princess of Social Media and Community Management. Gamer, Geek, Future wife of Wedge Antilles. Community Coordinator for ArenaNet. Events Mgr @GreenRoninPub. Social Events Mgr @GeekGirlCon. Games Director @Steamcon BUSY BUSY GIRL.

Sunday October 6, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 01: Large Programming (Sea Island Ballroom A) Main Floor

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