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Saturday, November 11 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Future of Sports
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What's going to be popular in 2099? Hoverbike racing? Anti-grav technology allowing us to make versions of Quidditch or the battle sims from Ender's Game? Will football start to look like what "17776" predicted for it?

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Elektra Hammond

writer/editor, Until Midnight
Elektra Hammond emulates her multi-sided idol Buckaroo Banzai by going in several directions at once. She’s been involved in publishing since the 1990s—now she writes, concocts anthologies & edits science fiction for various and sundry. When not freelancing or appearing at science... Read More →
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Eric Hardenbrook

Eric Hardenbrook is a fan, an author and an artist, generally in that order but not always. Eric's most recent work is being published in the Defending the Future series from E-spec books. He has been part of the team running the Watch The Skies science fiction and fantasy group and... Read More →
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Orenthal Hawkins

Orenthal V. Hawkins is an IT professional and a self-described Pop Culture Fiend. He is also adorkable, geektastic & delightfully nerdy. He is also 100% original and not a reboot. From B-movies to anime, from Old Time Radio to the Golden Age of Television, comic books and the film... Read More →
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Chris Kreuter

Chris is the author of two sci-fi books: The Intergalactic Adventures of the Rainy River Bees, and The Shortcut. He's also designed & published multiple board games under the banner of Masquerade Games. During daylight hours, Chris is a career railroader, voracious reader, and occasional... Read More →
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Jon McGoran

Jon McGoran is the author of Spliced, a near-future YA science fiction thriller from Holiday House Books that Kirkus calls, “Timely, thrilling, and more than a little scary.” He is currently working on books 2 and 3 in the series. He is also the author of the acclaimed ecological... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Crystal Ballroom Two