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Thursday 30 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
7:00
7:00
Parties: 30 July, party band #2 - 3 hours - 7:00 NZST  -  10:00 NZST
Con Operations - Party Zoom Party
9:00
9:00
Come Time Travel with Me - 1965 - 50 minutes - 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar) Panel
Lorelei Marcus, Galactic Journey (Panelist) Gideon Marcus, Galactic Journey (and Journey Press) (Master of ceremonies) Cora Buhlert (Panelist) Erica Frank, Galactic Journey (Panelist) Janice Marcus, Galactic Journey, Journey Press (Panelist)
Recent SF and Fantasy on TV: Beyond the Usual Suspects - 50 minutes - 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar) Panel
Shaun Duke, Bemidji State University / The Skiffy and Fanty Show (Panelist) Juliana Rew, Third Flatiron Publishing (Moderator) Stina Leicht (Panelist) Sarah Gulde, Star Trek Quarterly (Panelist) Christine Taylor-Butler (Panelist)
Accessible Yoga - 50 minutes - 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 5 (Zoom Meeting) Activity
Ty Arnold, Vital Life Services (Speaker)
Kaffeeklatsch: James Cambias - 50 minutes - 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
James Cambias (Participant)
The Human Mind and Perception of the Other - 50 minutes - 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings) Academic
David Carmel, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (Moderator) Lars Backstrom, auticon (Panelist)
Kaffeeklatsch: Ville Vuorela - 50 minutes - 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Ville Vuorela, Reforged Studios (Participant)
Wild Cards: Writing the Mosaic Novel - 50 minutes - 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Panel
Peadar Ó Guilín (Panelist) Walter Jon Williams (Panelist) Mary Anne Mohanraj, University of Illinois / Speculative Literature Foundation (Panelist) Melinda Snodgrass, Stealing Fire Productions Inc. (Moderator)
Yarnbombing & Crafting Time Thursday - 50 minutes - 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST
Programming - Discussion Groups Activity
Jan Bass, Programme (Moderator)
Climate Change: Adaptation vs Resilience - 50 minutes - 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar) Panel
Darcie Little Badger (Moderator) Michael Sheffield, Northrop Grumman Space Systems (Panelist) Arkady Martine (Panelist)
9:30
9:30
Reading: Alasdair Stuart - 25 minutes - 9:30 NZST  -  9:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Alasdair Stuart, Escape Artists Inc. (Speaker)
10:00
10:00
Reading: Joe Haldeman - 25 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  10:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Joe Haldeman (Speaker)
Reading: Caemasache McKenna - 25 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  10:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Caemasache McKenna, Full Sail University (Speaker)
Kaffeeklatsch: Yen Ooi - 50 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Yen Ooi (Participant)
Kaffeeklatsch: William C. Tracy - 50 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
William C. Tracy, Space Wizard Science Fantasy (Participant)
Justice in SF and Fantasy - 50 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Panel
Adri Joy, Nerds of a Feather (Panelist) Fred Lerner (Panelist) Jenn Lyons, Tor Books (Moderator) Brent Lambert, FIYAH Literary Magazine (Panelist) Melinda Snodgrass, Stealing Fire Productions Inc. (Panelist)
Traditional Publishing: Working with Publishers - 50 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 5 (Zoom Meeting) Panel
Joshua Bilmes (Moderator) Ion Newcombe, AntipodeanSF (Panelist)
Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar) Panel
Gregory Norman Bossert, Author & Filmmaker (Panelist) Edward A. Kramer, Wizards of Hollywood Productions (Moderator) Wayne Stables, Weta Digital (Panelist) Norman Cates, CoNZealand (Panelist)
How Scary Can You Be? - 50 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings) Panel
Cory Doctorow (Moderator) Sek Han Foo (Panelist) Tonia Ransom, NIGHTLIGHT Podcast (Panelist) Rena Barron (Panelist)
Welcome to CoNZealand, a Virtual Tour - 50 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 7 (Zoom Meeting) Demonstration
Matthew Shogren (Presenter) Morgan Hazelwood (Presenter)
Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar) Panel
Sarah Pinsker, SFWA (Panelist) Karen Purcell, Woodsdale Animal Hospital (Moderator) Arwen Curry, Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin (Panelist) Bradford Lyau (Panelist) Alexandra Pierce (Panelist)
Kaffeeklatsch: SB Divya - 50 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
SB Divya (Participant)
Colossus, Skynet, or the Culture? - 50 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar) Panel
Shiv Ramdas (Panelist) Corey J. White (Panelist) Cat Sparks (Moderator) Jason Wodicka (Panelist) Mark Van Name (Panelist)
Daily Briefing - Thursday - 1 hour - 10:00 NZST  -  11:00 NZST
Programming - Discussion Groups Discussion Group
Tom Whitmore, fan (Moderator)
How to Rock Self Publishing - 1 hour 50 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Workshops Workshop
Steff Green (Instructor)
Pardon Me Madam But Is That Tentacle On A Leash Or What? - 2 hours 55 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  12:55 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Gaming Zoom Roleplaying
A|State - 2 hours 55 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  12:55 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Gaming Zoom Roleplaying
Morgan Davie, Taleturn Ltd (Panelist)
10:30
10:30
Reading: Walter Jon Williams - 25 minutes - 10:30 NZST  -  10:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Walter Jon Williams (Speaker)
11:00
11:00
Reading: Alex Acks - 25 minutes - 11:00 NZST  -  11:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Alex Acks (Speaker)
Reading: Mary Robinette Kowal - 25 minutes - 11:00 NZST  -  11:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Mary Robinette Kowal (Speaker)
Staying Closer to Home: Science Fiction in the Solar System - 50 minutes - 11:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar) Panel
Daniel Abraham (Moderator) Jeffrey A. Carver, SFWA, Starstream Publications (Panelist) James Cambias (Panelist) G. David Nordley, Self Employed (Panelist) Ian McDonald (Panelist)
Programming - Programme Room 5 (Zoom Meeting) Panel
Maquel A. Jacob, MAJart Works (Panelist) Alexandra Pierce (Moderator) Peadar Ó Guilín (Panelist) Ion Newcombe, AntipodeanSF (Panelist) Mur Lafferty (Panelist)
Collaborations: Nightmare or Dream Gig? - 50 minutes - 11:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar) Panel
Laura E Goodin (Panelist) Amal El-Mohtar, University of Ottawa (Moderator) Helen Stubbs, Writers Activation, Galactic Chat (Panelist) Luis F. Silva (Panelist) Zena Shapter, Zena Shapter (Panelist)
Kaffeeklatsch: Ed Fortune - 50 minutes - 11:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Edward Fortune, Starburst Magazine (Participant)
Explorations of Character and Narrative - 50 minutes - 11:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings) Academic
Gregor Cameron, FatCircus (Panelist) Jessica Davis (Moderator)
Kaffeeklatsch: Susana Polo - 50 minutes - 11:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Susana Polo, Polygon.com (Participant)
GoH - Mercedes Lackey and Larry Dixon Talk - 50 minutes - 11:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST
Discord - Discord Programming - Larry & Misty Panel Room Dialogue
Mercedes Lackey, High Flight Arts and Letters (Speaker) Larry Dixon (Speaker)
Lodestar Awards - Meet the Young Adult Award Finalists - 50 minutes - 11:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Panel
Holly Black (Panelist) Fran Wilde (Panelist) Naomi Kritzer (Panelist) Frances Hardinge (Panelist) Liza Trombi, Locus Magazine (Moderator)
Kaffeeklatsch: Joe and Gay Haldeman - 50 minutes - 11:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Gay Haldeman (Participant) Joe Haldeman (Participant)
11:30
11:30
Reading: Illimani Ferreira - 25 minutes - 11:30 NZST  -  11:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Illimani Ferreira (Speaker)
Reading: Becky Chambers - 25 minutes - 11:30 NZST  -  11:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Becky Chambers (Speaker)
12:00
12:00
Reading: Andy Dudak - 25 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Andy Dudak (Speaker)
Reading: Julie Czerneda - 25 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Julie Czerneda (Speaker)
Modern SF Criticism - 50 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar) Panel
Gary K Wolfe, Locus Magazine (Moderator) Takayuki Tatsumi, Keio University (Panelist) Karen Haber (Panelist) Cat Sparks (Panelist) Liza Trombi, Locus Magazine (Panelist)
Kaffeeklatsch: Carrie Vaughn - 50 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Carrie Vaughn (Participant)
SF Cons Around the World - 50 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 5 (Zoom Meeting) Panel
Yasser Bahjatt, Jeddi High Council (Panelist) Gay Haldeman (Moderator) Tony Xia, Chengdu Eight Light-Minutes Culture (Panelist) Shimada Yooichi (Panelist)
Music in SF and Fantasy - 50 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Panel
Matthew Pavletich (Panelist) Caren Gussoff Sumption (Panelist) Karen Simpson Nikakis, SOV Media (Moderator) William C. Tracy, Space Wizard Science Fantasy (Panelist) Sarah Pinsker, SFWA (Panelist)
The Real Dirt on Exoplanets - 50 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings) Academic
Gerard van Belle, Lowell Observatory (Panelist)
Kaffeeklatsch: Valerie Valdes - 50 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Valerie Valdes (Participant)
Action Scenes Without Black Belts - 50 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Workshops Workshop
Sean McMullen (Instructor)
The Timeless Child and the Evolving Canon of Doctor Who - 50 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar) Panel
John Toon (Panelist) R.W.W. Greene, Angry Robot Books (Panelist) Lynne Thomas, Uncanny Magazine (Panelist) Jim Mann (Moderator) Phoebe Wagner, University of Nevada at Reno (Panelist)
Kaffeeklatsch: Cassie Hart - 50 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Cassie Hart (Participant)
Money and Currency for Fantasy Authors - 50 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar) Panel
Thoraiya Dyer (Panelist) Edward James, none (Panelist)
12:30
12:30
Reading: Cindy Lynn Speer - 25 minutes - 12:30 NZST  -  12:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Cindy Lynn Speer (Speaker)
Reading: Max Gladstone - 25 minutes - 12:30 NZST  -  12:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Max Gladstone (Speaker)
13:00
13:00
Reading: Tim Jones - 25 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Tim Jones (Speaker)
Reading: Sarah Beth Durst - 25 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Sarah Beth Durst (Speaker)
Kaffeeklatsch: Joyce Chng - 50 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Joyce Chng (Participant)
Modern Short SF and Fantasy - 50 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar) Panel
Charles Payseur (Panelist) Daryl Gregory (Panelist) Scott Edelman (Moderator) Sheila Williams, Asimov's Science Fiction (Panelist) Neil Clarke, Clarkesworld Magazine (Panelist)
Kaffeeklatsch: Maquel A. Jacob - 50 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Maquel A. Jacob, MAJart Works (Participant)
Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar) Dialogue
Cory Doctorow (Speaker) Ada Palmer (Speaker)
Kaffeeklatsch: Cat Rambo - 50 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Cat Rambo, Cat Rambo (Participant)
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar) Panel
Garth Nix (Panelist) Isa Ritchie (Moderator) Whiti Hereaka (Panelist) Mandy Hager, NZ Society of Authors (Panelist) Alison Evans (Panelist)
Tiara Demonstration - 50 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 7 (Zoom Meeting) Demonstration
Sara Felix, ASFA (Instructor)
Understanding the Reality of Data Intensive Research - 50 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings) Academic
Mason A. Porter, University of California (Panelist) David (Marti Ward) Powers, Flinders University of South Australia (Panelist)
Meet the Heinlein Society - 50 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST
Programming - Discussion Groups Discussion Group
John Tilden, The Heinlein Society (Panelist) Michael Sheffield, Northrop Grumman Space Systems (Panelist) Keith Kato (Moderator)
Building Fantasy Worlds - 50 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST
Discord - Discord Programming - Larry & Misty Panel Room Panel
Shiv Ramdas (Panelist) Julie Czerneda (Moderator) Yves Meynard (Panelist) Mercedes Lackey, High Flight Arts and Letters (Panelist)
Ray Bradbury Centennial - 50 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Presentation
Jason Aukerman, Indiana University-Purdue University (Speaker)
Creating Compelling Characters in Fantastical Worlds - 50 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Workshops Workshop
J J Mathews, Mouse Moon Press (Instructor)
Concellation 2020 Retrospective - 50 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 5 (Zoom Meeting) Panel
Gadi Evron, Tel Aviv in 2027 (Panelist) Christopher Ambler (Panelist) Craig Glassner (Panelist) Lynelle Howell, CoNZealand (Moderator)
13:30
13:30
Reading: Tod McCoy - 25 minutes - 13:30 NZST  -  13:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Tod McCoy, Hydra House Books (Speaker)
Reading: Curtis Chen - 25 minutes - 13:30 NZST  -  13:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Curtis Chen, SFWA (Speaker)
14:00
14:00
Reading: Jack Dann - 25 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  14:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Jack Dann (Speaker)
Reading: Kat Clay - 25 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  14:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Kat Clay (Speaker)
Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar) Panel
Liz Gorinsky, Erewhon Books (Panelist) Margot Atwell, Kickstarter (Moderator) Michelle Lovi, Odyssey Books (Panelist) L.J. Kendall, L. J. Kendall Publishing (Panelist)
Kaffeeklatsch: Phoebe Wagner - 50 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  14:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Phoebe Wagner, University of Nevada at Reno (Participant)
My Favourite Board Game - 50 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  14:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 5 (Zoom Meeting) Panel
Erica Holcomb, Explorasaurus Studios (Panelist) Alex Acks (Moderator) Alan Stewart (Panelist) David Peterson (Panelist) Frances Hardinge (Panelist)
Stunts in SF Films and TV Shows - 50 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  14:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar) Presentation
Peter Hassall, Stunt Guild of New Zealand (Presenter)
Kaffeeklatsch: Adam Christopher - 50 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  14:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Adam Christopher (Participant)
Democratizing Access to Space - 50 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  14:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings) Academic
Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom, SpaceBase (Panelist) G. David Nordley, Self Employed (Moderator) Eric Dahlstrom, SpaceBase (Panelist)
Shapes of Space: Topology, the Universe and You - 50 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  14:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Workshops Workshop
Edmund Schluessel, International School of Helsinki (Instructor)
Covering Mercedes Lackey - 50 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  14:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Portfolio
Jody Lee (Speaker)
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar) Panel
Z Aung (Panelist) Rivqa Rafael (Panelist) Perrianne Lurie (Panelist) Benjamin Hewett, Author / Juggler / Enthusiast (Moderator)
Book Launch: The Key to All Things by Cindy Speer - 50 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  14:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 7 (Zoom Meeting) Book Launch
Cindy Lynn Speer (Speaker)
Kaffeeklatsch: Jacqui Greaves - 50 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  14:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Jacqui Greaves (Participant)
SFFANZ - General Meeting - 1 hour 50 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  15:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 8 (Zoom Meeting) NZ Natcon
John Toon (Moderator) Norman Cates, CoNZealand (Panelist) Lynelle Howell, CoNZealand (Panelist)
RPG: Wild Cards - 2 hours 55 minutes - 14:00 NZST  -  16:55 NZST  |  Signup required
Discord - Discord Programming - Larry & Misty Panel Room Roleplaying
Mercedes Lackey, High Flight Arts and Letters (Speaker) Mary Anne Mohanraj, University of Illinois / Speculative Literature Foundation (Player) Melinda Snodgrass, Stealing Fire Productions Inc. (Participant)
14:30
14:30
Reading: Charlie Jane Anders - 25 minutes - 14:30 NZST  -  14:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Charlie Jane Anders (Speaker)
Reading: Jodi McAlister - 25 minutes - 14:30 NZST  -  14:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Jodi McAlister (Speaker)
15:00
15:00
Reading: Simon Vance - 25 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Simon Vance, Self (Speaker)
Reading: Erin Wilcox - 25 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Erin Wilcox, SFWA (Speaker)
Kaffeeklatsch: Sally McLennan - 50 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Sally McLennan (Participant)
What to Do 'Till Your Ship Comes In - 50 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar) Panel
John Hedtke, Double Tall Consulting (Moderator) David D. Levine (Panelist) Catherine S. McMullen (Panelist) Sean McMullen (Panelist)
New Zealand Authors on the International Stage - 50 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar) Panel
Steph Matuku (Panelist) Graci Kim, Rick Riordan Presents (Panelist) Toni Wi (Panelist) Andi C. Buchanan, Writer (Panelist) AJ Fitzwater, Author (Panelist) Octavia Cade (Moderator) Russell Kirkpatrick (Panelist)
Kaffeeklatsch: E. Lily Yu - 50 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
E. Lily Yu (Participant)
Kaffeeklatsch: Maria Haskins - 50 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Maria Haskins (Participant)
Can AI Write a Story? Cases for and Against Human + Machine - 50 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 7 (Zoom Meeting) Presentation
Yudhanjaya Wijeratne, LIRNEasia (Presenter)
A Chat with Bob and George - 50 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar) Dialogue
George R. R. Martin (Participant) Robert Silverberg (Participant)
Re-engineering the Natural Form - 50 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings) Academic
David (Marti Ward) Powers, Flinders University of South Australia (Moderator) Deborah Munro, University of Canterbury (Panelist)
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Panel
Maiya Ibrahim (Panelist) Catherine Lundoff, Queen of Swords Press (Moderator) Lee Murray (Panelist) Glenda Larke (Panelist)
Narrative Imagery - 50 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 5 (Zoom Meeting) Panel
John Picacio (Moderator) Alyssa Winans (Panelist) Kathleen Jennings (Panelist)
Parties: 30 July, party band #3 - 3 hours - 15:00 NZST  -  18:00 NZST
Con Operations - Party Zoom Party
15:30
15:30
Reading: Daryl Gregory - 25 minutes - 15:30 NZST  -  15:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Daryl Gregory (Speaker)
Reading: Taiyo Fujii - 25 minutes - 15:30 NZST  -  15:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Taiyo Fujii, SFWJ (Speaker)
16:00
16:00
Reading: E. J. Beaton - 25 minutes - 16:00 NZST  -  16:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
E. J. Beaton (Speaker)
Reading: Sean Williams - 25 minutes - 16:00 NZST  -  16:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Sean Williams, Flinders University (Speaker)
Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar) Panel
Matthew S. Rotundo (Panelist) Jane Routley (Moderator) Claire Bartlett (Panelist) Jason Franks (Panelist)
SFF and Te Ao Māori - 50 minutes - 16:00 NZST  -  16:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar) Panel
Steph Matuku (Panelist) Dan Rabarts, Writer (Moderator) Whiti Hereaka (Panelist) Cassie Hart (Panelist)
Programming - Programme Room 7 (Zoom Meeting) Panel
Courtney Schafer (Moderator) Erin Wilcox, SFWA (Panelist) Sam Hawke (Panelist) Jen Zink, The Skiffy and Fanty Show (Panelist) Holly Black (Panelist)
Kaffeeklatsch: Christopher Ruz - 50 minutes - 16:00 NZST  -  16:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Christopher Ruz, Al Taqwa College (Participant)
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Panel
Natalie Devitt, Galactic Journey blog (Panelist) Bradford Lyau (Panelist) Mallory O'Meara (Moderator) Ion Newcombe, AntipodeanSF (Panelist) Shaun Duke, Bemidji State University / The Skiffy and Fanty Show (Panelist)
SETI and the Mind of the Alien - 50 minutes - 16:00 NZST  -  16:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings) Academic
Lars Backstrom, auticon (Moderator) David Carmel, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (Panelist)
1001 Years Later: What Happened to Arabian Fiction - 50 minutes - 16:00 NZST  -  16:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 5 (Zoom Meeting) Panel
Thoraiya Dyer (Panelist) Monther Alkabbani (Panelist) Yasser Bahjatt, Jeddi High Council (Moderator)
Kaffeeklatsch: Becky Chambers - 50 minutes - 16:00 NZST  -  16:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Becky Chambers (Participant)
Using History to Build a World for Writing or Playing - 50 minutes - 16:00 NZST  -  16:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Workshops Workshop
Gillian Polack (Instructor)
Kaffeeklatsch: Paula Boer - 50 minutes - 16:00 NZST  -  16:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Paula Boer, Self-employed (Participant)
Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar) Panel
Matthew Pavletich (Moderator) David Brin, Futures Unlimited (Panelist) Michael Lutomski, Former NASA SpaceX Blue Origin and others (Panelist)
16:30
16:30
Reading: Barbara Howe - 25 minutes - 16:30 NZST  -  16:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Barbara Howe (Speaker)
Reading: Kyla Lee Ward - 25 minutes - 16:30 NZST  -  16:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Kyla Lee Ward, Prea Press (Speaker)
17:00
17:00
Feedback Session 2 - 50 minutes - 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST
Programming - Discussion Groups Panel
Kelly Buehler, CoNZealand (Panelist) Lynelle Howell, CoNZealand (Panelist) David Gallaher, CoNZealand (Panelist) Norman Cates, CoNZealand (Moderator)
Kaffeeklatsch: Marlee Jane Ward - 50 minutes - 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Marlee Jane Ward (Participant)
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Panel
Lee Murray (Panelist) Prema Arasu, University of Western Australia (Panelist) Geneve Flynn (Moderator) Umiyuri Katsuyama (Panelist)
How to End the World on $500 - 50 minutes - 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar) Panel
Craig Cormick, Self (Moderator) David Brin, Futures Unlimited (Panelist) Julie Czerneda (Panelist) G. David Nordley, Self Employed (Panelist)
Kaffeeklatsch: Freya Marske - 50 minutes - 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Freya Marske (Participant)
Art Show Reception with Virtual Wine, Cheese & Other Things - 50 minutes - 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 7 (Zoom Meeting) Reception
Kaffeeklatsch: Alan Stewart - 50 minutes - 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Alan Stewart (Participant)
The Female in the Fantastic - 50 minutes - 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings) Academic
Kara Kennedy (Moderator) Kaitlin R. Branch (Panelist)
Translating Speculative Fiction: Challenges and Exaltations - 50 minutes - 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar) Panel
Kalin M. Nenov, Human Library Foundation (Moderator) Judith Huang (Panelist) Mari Kotani, Meiji University (Panelist) Regina Kanyu Wang, Storycom (Panelist)
On Afrofuturism - 50 minutes - 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar) Panel
Suyi Davies Okungbowa (Panelist) Oghenechovwe Ekpeki (Panelist) Brandon O'Brien, FIYAH Magazine of Black Speculative Fiction (Panelist) Eugen Bacon (Panelist) Maquel A. Jacob, MAJart Works (Moderator)
17:30
17:30
Reading: Eli K. P. William - 25 minutes - 17:30 NZST  -  17:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 2 Reading
Eli K. P. William (Speaker)
Reading: Eileen Mueller - 25 minutes - 17:30 NZST  -  17:55 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Eileen Mueller (Speaker)
18:00
18:00
Meet and Greet the Programme Participants - 50 minutes - 18:00 NZST  -  18:50 NZST
Programming - Meet and Greets Reception
History of SF Fandom in New Zealand - 50 minutes - 18:00 NZST  -  18:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 5 (Zoom Meeting) Panel
Simon Litten (Panelist) Nigel Rowe, Feeding America, Inc. (Panelist) Norman Cates, CoNZealand (Moderator) Peter Hassall, Stunt Guild of New Zealand (Panelist) Dylan Horrocks, Victoria University of Wellington (Panelist)
Alan Lee’s Exploration of Tolkien’s "New" Works - 50 minutes - 18:00 NZST  -  18:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Talk
Sultana Raza (Presenter)
Terraforming and Alien Life: A Biochemist's Perspective - 50 minutes - 18:00 NZST  -  18:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar) Presentation
Stephen Mulholland, Alpacas Rampant (Presenter)
The Map with no Names (D&D) - 2 hours 55 minutes - 18:00 NZST  -  20:55 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Gaming Zoom Roleplaying
Mike Cosgrave, University Collge Cork/Irish Games Association (Moderator)
Film Festival Block 2 - 4 hours - 18:00 NZST  -  22:00 NZST
Media Screening
19:00
19:00
Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar) Talk
Jesper Stage (Speaker)
Welcome to CoNZealand, a Virtual Tour - 50 minutes - 19:00 NZST  -  19:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings) Demonstration
Maree Pavletich, CoNZealand (Presenter)
Book Launch: Taylor Neeran Chronicles #4 by J. J. Matthews - 50 minutes - 19:00 NZST  -  19:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 7 (Zoom Meeting) Book Launch
J J Mathews, Mouse Moon Press (Speaker)
Spirits Abroad and At Home - 50 minutes - 19:00 NZST  -  19:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Panel
Mimi Mondal, Self (Panelist) Graci Kim, Rick Riordan Presents (Panelist) Z Aung (Moderator)
Narrative Design and Writing for Games part 1 - 1 hour 50 minutes - 19:00 NZST  -  20:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Workshops Workshop
Richard (Rik) Lagarto (Instructor)
20:00
20:00
GoH - Mercedes Lackey and Larry Dixon Reading - 50 minutes - 20:00 NZST  -  20:50 NZST
Discord - Discord Programming - Larry & Misty Panel Room Reading
Mercedes Lackey, High Flight Arts and Letters (Panelist) Larry Dixon (Panelist)
Programming - Programme Room 7 (Zoom Meeting) Book Launch
Marie Hodgkinson (Moderator) Melanie Harding-Shaw (Panelist) Octavia Cade (Panelist) Casey Lucas, Seven Seas Entertainment (Panelist) AJ Fitzwater, Author (Panelist) Rem Wigmore (Panelist) Juliet Marillier (Panelist) Andi C. Buchanan, Writer (Panelist)
Trends: How They Effect Tropes in F&SF - 1 hour - 20:00 NZST  -  21:00 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar) Talk
Jacqui Smith (Speaker) Phil Foglio (Speaker) Steff Green (Speaker) Claire Rousseau (Panelist)
23:00
23:00
Book Launch: Somewhere Else by Sally McLennan - 50 minutes - 23:00 NZST  -  23:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 7 (Zoom Meeting) Book Launch
Sally McLennan (Speaker)
Parties: 30 July, party band #1 - 3 hours - 23:00 NZST  -  2:00 NZST
Con Operations - Party Zoom Party