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Saturday, April 9
 

11:30am PDT

Check-in, Help Desk, and Lobby - OPEN FOR ZOOM LINK
Here's the link to all of the Zoom space where all of our sessions will be running:

https://lowercolumbia.zoom.us/j/88271071120


Presenters
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Mark "Van Brand" Gaither

Faculty, Business Tecnology, Lower Columbia College


Saturday April 9, 2022 11:30am - 12:00pm PDT
0 - Airlock: Check-in, Help Desk, and Lobby https://lowercolumbia.zoom.us/j/88271071120

12:00pm PDT

Opening Ceremonies
Join NanoCon Mk. VII.v::C19 President David "Bear" Jones for the convention's opening ceremonies, including welcoming new and returning attendees and sharing important announcements.

Presenters
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Bear (David Jones)

President, NanoCon Mk. VIII.v


Saturday April 9, 2022 12:00pm - 12:10pm PDT
0 - Airlock: Check-in, Help Desk, and Lobby https://lowercolumbia.zoom.us/j/88271071120

12:10pm PDT

No-Host Hangout: Open-chat (Firefly or Stargate or whatever)
A place to chat... Head to the Zoom Breakout Rooms for your sessions.

Saturday April 9, 2022 12:10pm - 12:50pm PDT
2 - Ten Forward: Panels & Open-chat Hangout Breakout room of main Zoom meeting

12:10pm PDT

NanoCon 2023 planning (open meeting)
Let's talk about NanoCon for 2023.  Can we go back to being in person?  Will we have volunteers to help out?  You decide!

Presenters
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Mark "Van Brand" Gaither

Faculty, Business Tecnology, Lower Columbia College
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Togusa

Program Director, NanoCon Mk. VIII.v
Togusa (Klint Hull) is an English Instructor at Lower Columbia College and has been the faculty advisor for the LCC Science Fiction Club since its founding in 2009. He was President of NanoCon Mk. II through Mk. V and Program Director for NanoCon Mk. VII.v::C19 and NanoCon Mk. VIII.v... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2022 12:10pm - 12:50pm PDT
1 - Holodeck: Panels & Ceremonies Breakout room of main Zoom meeting
  Panels

1:00pm PDT

No-Host Hangout: Open chat (Star Wars or whatever)
Hang out and chat about Star Wars... or whatever!

Saturday April 9, 2022 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
2 - Ten Forward: Panels & Open-chat Hangout Breakout room of main Zoom meeting

1:00pm PDT

StarTrek Fleet Command - Brave New Worlds
Take a tour of the Star Trek Fleet Command game app. Work with your host, Commander VanBrand, to explore the live game environment. View game elements including, factions (Federation, Klingon, Romulan, etc.), ships, stations, crew, resources, etc. Discuss the strategies involved in normal gameplay, PvP, and alliances. Star Trek Fleet Command can suck the life and money out of you; however, you can enjoy - through logic and discipline, years of fun and excitement without spending a penny.

Presenters
avatar for Mark

Mark "Van Brand" Gaither

Faculty, Business Tecnology, Lower Columbia College



Saturday April 9, 2022 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
1 - Holodeck: Panels & Ceremonies Breakout room of main Zoom meeting
  Panels

2:00pm PDT

Make amazing costumes and props!
Whether you're after a good-looking costume or spaceship for your short film or just want a cool weapon prop to display in your office or home, these tips and techniques will help you to learn how to make well-designed and affordable costumes and props.

Presenters
avatar for Bear (David Jones)

Bear (David Jones)

President, NanoCon Mk. VIII.v


Saturday April 9, 2022 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
2 - Ten Forward: Panels & Open-chat Hangout Breakout room of main Zoom meeting
  Panels

2:00pm PDT

World Building, Part 1: Creating a Meaningful Setting
How important is the setting for your story or RPG campaign?  The setting is not just where the story takes place: Setting is integral to characters and events.

We'll discuss various elements of setting, such as environment, society, history, and technology, and lead an activity to craft a science fiction setting from scratch.

Presenters
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Christopher Tower

the gmr, gmrstudios
I am Christopher Tower (or Chris), and I am a writer of stuff. I lived in Michigan, and now, I live in Kalama, WA. I LOVE SCIENCE FICTION and all those nerdy things. Iplay Ultimate, ride a bike, and supposedly educate college persons while myself being educated in college. I am married... Read More →
avatar for Togusa

Togusa

Program Director, NanoCon Mk. VIII.v
Togusa (Klint Hull) is an English Instructor at Lower Columbia College and has been the faculty advisor for the LCC Science Fiction Club since its founding in 2009. He was President of NanoCon Mk. II through Mk. V and Program Director for NanoCon Mk. VII.v::C19 and NanoCon Mk. VIII.v... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2022 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
1 - Holodeck: Panels & Ceremonies Breakout room of main Zoom meeting
  Panels

3:00pm PDT

No-Host Hangout: Open chat (Doctor Who or whatever)
Hang out and chat about Doctor Who... or whatever!

Saturday April 9, 2022 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
2 - Ten Forward: Panels & Open-chat Hangout Breakout room of main Zoom meeting

3:00pm PDT

World Building, Part 2: Making Magic!
Chris leads this wonderful whirlwind writing workshop: 12 Magic Systems in an Hour!

As Clarke's third law says, "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." Whether your setting involves technology, magic, or both, this session will help you with your world building!

Presenters
avatar for Christopher Tower

Christopher Tower

the gmr, gmrstudios
I am Christopher Tower (or Chris), and I am a writer of stuff. I lived in Michigan, and now, I live in Kalama, WA. I LOVE SCIENCE FICTION and all those nerdy things. Iplay Ultimate, ride a bike, and supposedly educate college persons while myself being educated in college. I am married... Read More →
avatar for Togusa

Togusa

Program Director, NanoCon Mk. VIII.v
Togusa (Klint Hull) is an English Instructor at Lower Columbia College and has been the faculty advisor for the LCC Science Fiction Club since its founding in 2009. He was President of NanoCon Mk. II through Mk. V and Program Director for NanoCon Mk. VII.v::C19 and NanoCon Mk. VIII.v... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2022 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
1 - Holodeck: Panels & Ceremonies Breakout room of main Zoom meeting
  Panels

4:00pm PDT

NIFF Winners, Revisited (Films Part 1) (NC-13)
Select past winners of the NanoCon International Film Festival (NIFF) from our previous conventions.

This session is rated NC-13: Some content may not be appropriate for children under 13.

Presenters
avatar for Mark

Mark "Van Brand" Gaither

Faculty, Business Tecnology, Lower Columbia College


Saturday April 9, 2022 4:00pm - 4:45pm PDT
2 - Ten Forward: Panels & Open-chat Hangout Breakout room of main Zoom meeting

4:50pm PDT

Closing Ceremonies
Join us for our closing ceremonies and final thoughts.  Bid everyone a fond yet sad farewell until next time....

Presenters
avatar for Bear (David Jones)

Bear (David Jones)

President, NanoCon Mk. VIII.v


Saturday April 9, 2022 4:50pm - 5:00pm PDT
0 - Airlock: Check-in, Help Desk, and Lobby https://lowercolumbia.zoom.us/j/88271071120