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CONvergence news.

By Shawn Scott Smith| May 25, 2010 | 1 Comment

Received a lot of news in an email from CONvergence today, which you can see below. Really if you live in the midwest, you have no excuse not to attend this show.
Below is from email.
Hello from your friends at CONvergence, an annual convention for fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy in all media, held each July.

CONvergence 2010 will be held July 1-4, 2010, when our theme will be a celebration of the great VILLAINS of Sci-Fi and Fantasy.

Learn more about our 2010 Guests of Honor at http://www.convergence-con.org/guests/guests.php.

In this email:

Pre-Registration has Closed

Help Wanted

Tentative Panel Schedule ON LINE!
Guess Who’s Coming to CONvergence?

Recent Headlines
Countdown to CONvergence
Pre-Registration has CLOSEDPre-Registration for CONvergence 2010 has now CLOSED, and we can tell you that we’ve got more people pre-registered for CONvergence than ever before! If you didn’t pre-register but still want to attend, Adult Memberships are available at-the-door for $80. That membership entitles you to 4-days of round-the-clock fun, with live music and performers, amazing room parties, panels, movies, anime, and so much more!

Other At-the-Door Rates

Ages 13-17……………$60

Ages 6-12……………..$30

Kids 5 and Under……Free

Help Wanted – Connie’s Quantum Sandbox and more!Even with the convention as close as it is, a number of convention departments are still looking for additional help, even at the sub-head and co-head level.

Connie’s Quantum Sandbox (CQS) especially needs your help. Two of the co-heads in charge are commuting all the way from Iowa to help run events! They could use some local support!

CQS is CONvergence’s Art and Science activity room and needs people to help run projects! We’ve got a list of our ideas here: http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=tTWvobTVf04vujlPo2luskw&single=true&gid=0&output=html.

We are also looking for two additional CQS Sub-Heads (we have a few, but we’re looking for a couple more). These people would work closely with the three co-heads (Matthew D. Bannerman, Angie Anderson, and Jim Shields) developing the room and the project concepts, as well as staffing the room during the convention, itself.

If interested, please contact Matthew D. Bannerman at sandbox@convergence-con.org.

To see more of where help is needed, visit http://www.convergence-con.org/news/20100416.php.Tentative Panel Schedule ON LINE!The tentative panel schedule for the 2010 convention is now on line at http://schedule.convergence-con.org/. You can start identifying panels you plan to attend. As we move closer to our 2010 convention, the schedule at will again be fleshed out with events and showtimes from around the convention, but for now it is mainly populated with just the panels from the Programming Department.

Guess Who’s Coming to CONvergence?In addition to our Guests of Honor, a number of creative professionals in fields connected to SF and Fantasy are planning to attend CONvergence 2010. You can find them listed here: http://convergence-con.org/attractions/pros/attendingpros.php. Look for them in programming and around the convention

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One Response to “CONvergence news.”

  1. JPL
    May 27th, 2010 @ 12:15 am

    I used to go to Convergence every year. It really is a great convention and the staff rock. But once they went to 4 days with no day passes, we now have to pass on it. For my family of three it would have cost us over $600, not even counting food and traveling, just to attend. Can’t justify that.

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