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Capricon schedule

I’ll be stopping by Capricon in Wheeling IL for one day only, Friday February 10th. But I have some great panels:

Reading: Kristine Smith – Friday, 02-10-2012 – 11:00 am to 11:30 am – River C (Cafe)

My First Doctor- The Classic Doctor Who Panel – Friday, 02-10-2012 – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm – Botanic Garden A (Special Events – Programming)
Whether he wore a scarf or a leather jacket, he was still the Doctor. Journey back into the vortex to late night PBS in the 1980s or the SciFi channel in the 00s as we look back at the first time we watched Doctor Who.
Javier Grillo-Marxuach
Michael Lee (M)
Kristine Smith
Dr. Michael Unger
Joy Ward

Does It Matter If Science Fiction Authors Are Bad at Predicting the Future? – Friday, 02-10-2012 – 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm – Willow
Sure, we get some things right, like flip phones or going to the moon, but SF authors also get a LOT wrong when they predict the future. Does it really matter? What is the value of the exercise of making predictions?
Cory Doctorow (M)
Bill Higgins
Kristine Smith
Gene Wolfe