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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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Friday, October 4 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Writing Girly Women

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Can a female heroine scream and fuss a bit in "girly" ways without running afoul of modern ass-kicking expectations? What's too "girly" to be cool? 

Moderators
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Mur Lafferty

Writer
Mur is an author and podcaster. She is a winner of the Campbell Award, the Manly Wade Wellman Award, and an inductee into the Podcast Academy Hall of Fame. Her novel Six Wakes has been nominated for the Nebula, Hugo, and Philip K. Dick Awards.

Guests
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Flick Harrison

Consultant, Videographer, ASC!
Videomaker Flick Harrison is a writer, media artist, filmmaker, hacker, educator and drone pilot in Vancouver. He has just launched a consulting project, Polity, which aims to support mission-driven organizations making media and engaging their publics.  Starting out on the CBC youth series Road Movies... Read More →
avatar for Mur Lafferty

Mur Lafferty

Writer
Mur is an author and podcaster. She is a winner of the Campbell Award, the Manly Wade Wellman Award, and an inductee into the Podcast Academy Hall of Fame. Her novel Six Wakes has been nominated for the Nebula, Hugo, and Philip K. Dick Awards.
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Isaiah Sweigard

I am a young aspiring filmmaker who went to film school, graduating with an expertise in Producing and Directing. After film school I then worked in the Vancouver film industry for 2 years, before quitting and pursuing my own creative outlets.
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Sandra Wickham

Sandra Wickham lives in Burnaby, BC, with her husband, two cats and toddler son. Her friends call her a needle crafting aficionado, health guru and ninja in training. Her short fiction has appeared in Evolve, Evolve Two, Crossed Genres, The Urban Green Man, Sirens and more. You can... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Room 03: Medium Programming (The Armstrong) 2nd Floor

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