Thursday, January 22, 2015

My Capricon 35 Schedule

So I will be panelist again at this year's Capricon. It is being held on Feb 12-15 at the Westin Chicago North Shore in Wheeling, IL. If any of you guys are planning to attend please check out these panels I will be speaking at:

If I Rob a Bank Seven Years Ago Today, Can You Arrest Me Tomorrow?
Friday, 02-13-2015 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm - Birch B
It's a paradox! How will time travel effect law and the statutes of limitations? Can you be tried for a crime you committed seven years ago in your personal timeline, but tomorrow in standard time? What other laws will be impacted by timey-wimey things?
Other panelists: Elizabeth Huffman and Patricia Sayre McCoy (M).

World War I as a Theme in SF
Sunday, 02-15-2015 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm - Ravinia A
2014 was the 100 year anniversary of The Great War. It has been a theme in books and comics, and we still read stories written by authors who fought in the war. How has World War I influenced the SF/F genre?
Other panelists: James Bacon, Chad Burns and Eric Flint (M).

Hmm...Eric Flint. I am sure I heard that name somewhere before. O well, it will come back to me eventually. In the meantime, you can check out the full schedule here and if you need more convincing, you can read what I thought about last year's Capricon.

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Matt Mitrovich is the founder and editor of Alternate History Weekly Update and a blogger on Amazing Stories. Check out his short fiction. When not writing he works as an attorney, enjoys life with his beautiful wife Alana and prepares for the inevitable zombie apocalypse. You can follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

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