I’m going to be at this year’s Worldcon in Spokane. Needless to say there are others on most of these panels, but I’ll leave it up to them to name themselves.
This is my schedule:
How to Moderate a Panel
Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45, 300C (CC)
Tips and tricks for a successful panel. How to get the quiet members of your panel to speak, and control someone else from hogging the microphone. How to deal with disruptive audience members. Making sure that everyone gets heard appropriately.
Pluto in Your Rear-View Mirror
Thursday 11:00 – 11:45, 302AB (CC)
Pluto has always been the planet…errhhh…dwarf planet of mystery. On July 14, the New Horizons spacecraft whizzed past Pluto and its satellites 9 years after blasting off from Earth. Find out what science has learned in 2015 about the worlds on the solar system’s frontier, and where the New Horizons will journey next. This panel will open with a presentation on the New Horizons spacecraft mission by Bill Higgins and will include a discussion among the panelists
What’s New in Astronomy
Thursday 13:00 – 13:45, Bays 111B (CC)
What are the latest atronomical discoveries? What are the upcoming events in the exploration of the solar system? Find out what is happening out there and what we are doing about it.
100 Years of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity
Friday 13:00 – 13:45, Bays 111C (CC)
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the theory of relativity by exploring what physicists have been doing for the last 100 years, the status of the theory today, and what might change in the future.
Reading – David Clements
Sunday 11:00 – 11:30, 301 (CC)