Thursday 21 May, 2009

Time Zone: EDT/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
Opening Feast 2 hours 6:00 PM EDT  -  8:00 PM EDT  |  The Castle
Special EventsInformal ProgrammingMeals
8:00 PM
8:00 PM
Wizard Rock - Evil Night 4 hours 8:00 PM EDT  -  12:00 AM EDT  |  The Castle
Special EventsWizard Rock
9:00 PM
9:00 PM
Vendor Room Opening 3 hours 9:00 PM EDT  -  12:00 AM EDT  |  Gregorian Mezzanine
Special Events

Friday 22 May, 2009

Time Zone: EDT/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
So you Want to be on PotterCast? 30 minutes 9:00 AM EDT  -  9:30 AM EDT  |  Arlington Mezzanine
Youth
Wand Making & Lighting 1 hour 9:00 AM EDT  -  10:00 AM EDT  |  Stanbro Mezzanine
Participant James Hinsey
Informal Programming
Meeting for Chapter Organizers 1 hour 9:00 AM EDT  -  10:00 AM EDT  |  Franklin, 4th Floor
Participant Karen Bernstein
HP Alliance
Scavenger Hunt Check In 1 hour 9:00 AM EDT  -  10:00 AM EDT  |  The Pub Hub
Special Events
SpellCast 1 hour 9:00 AM EDT  -  10:00 AM EDT  |  The Plaza Ballroom
Participant Gwen | Participant Aaron Maslanik
Special EventsPodcasts
Order of the Phoenix, Reading Group Style 1 hour 30 minutes 9:00 AM EDT  -  10:30 AM EDT  |  White Hill, 4th Floor
Informal Programming
Releasing a Record 1 hour 30 minutes 9:00 AM EDT  -  10:30 AM EDT  |  Terrace Mezzanine
Wizard Rock
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
The Deathly Hallows is the New Yin Yang: A Symbol of Gender Balance In The Wizarding World 1 hour 9:30 AM EDT  -  10:30 AM EDT  |  Stuart, 4th Floor
Participant Debi Baron
Academic
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
Introduction to The Harry Potter Alliance 30 minutes 10:00 AM EDT  -  10:30 AM EDT  |  Franklin, 4th Floor
Participant Andrew Slack
HP Alliance
The Chosen One: Love's Victory over Death 1 hour 10:00 AM EDT  -  11:00 AM EDT  |  Thoreau, 4th Floor
Participant David James Gras
Academic
Publishing Fantasy Post Harry Potter 1 hour 10:00 AM EDT  -  11:00 AM EDT  |  Whittier, 4th Floor
Participant Lisa DeGroodt
Academic
Frak's Fun Sized Fan Art Factory 1 hour 10:00 AM EDT  -  11:00 AM EDT  |  Stanbro Mezzanine
Informal Programming
Podcast: SpinnersCast & AlleyCast 1 hour 10:00 AM EDT  -  11:00 AM EDT  |  The Plaza Ballroom
Participant AlleyCast | Participant SpinnersCast | Participant Lena Gabrielle (Emojiland)
Special EventsPodcasts
Blood Drive 7 hours 10:00 AM EDT  -  5:00 PM EDT  |  Parking Lot
Special Events
10:30 AM
10:30 AM
Not In Harry's Name 30 minutes 10:30 AM EDT  -  11:00 AM EDT  |  Franklin, 4th Floor
Participant Andrew Slack | Participant Lisa Valdez
HP Alliance
Filk Workshop 1 hour 10:30 AM EDT  -  11:30 AM EDT  |  Stuart, 4th Floor
Participant Nina de Boo | Participant MJ Harper | Participant Ann Skinner
Informal Programming
Wizard Rock Roundtable for Youth 1 hour 30 minutes 10:30 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  Arlington Mezzanine
Wizard RockYouth
Booking Shows and Promoting Your Band 1 hour 30 minutes 10:30 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  Terrace Mezzanine
Wizard Rock
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
Muggle Magic: Have They Caught Up With Us? 30 minutes 11:00 AM EDT  -  11:30 AM EDT  |  Thoreau, 4th Floor
Participant Ruth N. Roulston
The Hufflepuff in All of Us 1 hour 11:00 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  The Plaza Ballroom
Participant Sue Upton
Academic
THE MAGICIANS: Fantasy Literature in the Post-Potter World 1 hour 11:00 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  Whittier, 4th Floor
Participant Lev Grossman
Academic
Achieving Performance Perfection with Potter 1 hour 11:00 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  Stanbro Mezzanine
Informal Programming
Darfur and Human Rights 1 hour 11:00 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  Franklin, 4th Floor
Participant Andrew Slack | Participant Karen Bernstein | Participant Haley Langford | Participant Brenna McCaffrey
HP Alliance
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
The Deaf World in America and the Wizarding World: A Comparison 30 minutes 11:30 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  Thoreau, 4th Floor
Participant Ana Gondring
Academic
12:00 PM
12:00 PM
Lunch Break 2 hours 12:00 PM EDT  -  2:00 PM EDT
Key Note Luncheon: Editors and Authors: Cheryl Klein and John Green on Writing 2 hours 12:00 PM EDT  -  2:00 PM EDT  |  Imperial Ballroom
Participant John Green | Participant Cheryl Klein
Special EventsKeynotesMeals
2:00 PM
2:00 PM
Fawkes as a Symbol of Faith and Resurrection 1 hour 2:00 PM EDT  -  3:00 PM EDT  |  Stuart, 4th Floor
Participant Julia Katz
Academic
Live Sound & Recording (Hands On Training) 2 hours 2:00 PM EDT  -  4:00 PM EDT  |  Terrace Mezzanine
Wizard Rock
Nosh with the Nerdfighters & DFTBA Vol.1 CD Party 2 hours 2:00 PM EDT  -  4:00 PM EDT  |  The Plaza Ballroom
Participant John Green | Participant Hank Green
Special EventsPaid Event
Booking It To A New World: How Literature Can Renew our Spirits as individuals and as a planet 3 hours 30 minutes 2:00 PM EDT  -  5:30 PM EDT  |  Imperial Ballroom
Participant Maury Stein | Participant Andrew Slack | Participant Peter Gould
Special Events
2:30 PM
2:30 PM
Harry Potter, Prejudice, and Bigotry: A Learning Process 1 hour 2:30 PM EDT  -  3:30 PM EDT  |  Thoreau, 4th Floor
Participant Michelle Schultz
Academic
3:00 PM
3:00 PM
The Mythic Foundations of Fantasy 1 hour 3:00 PM EDT  -  4:00 PM EDT  |  Whittier, 4th Floor
Participant Julie Hahnke
Academic
3:30 PM
3:30 PM
Demonization of Wealth, Power and Prestige in the Wizarding World 1 hour 3:30 PM EDT  -  4:30 PM EDT  |  Stuart, 4th Floor
Participant Jennifer Gentile | Participant Amanda Martinez
Academic
4:00 PM
4:00 PM
Frak's Fun Sized Fan Art Factory 30 minutes 4:00 PM EDT  -  4:30 PM EDT  |  Arlington Mezzanine
Youth
Jewish Values and Ethics in Harry Potter 1 hour 4:00 PM EDT  -  5:00 PM EDT  |  Thoreau, 4th Floor
Participant Benjamin Beck
Academic
Author's Panel Open House 1 hour 4:00 PM EDT  -  5:00 PM EDT  |  Whittier, 4th Floor
Participant Melissa Anelli (Mischief Management) | Participant John Granger | Participant Julie Hahnke | Participant Lev Grossman | Participant Lisa DeGroodt
Academic
Merchandise Sales 1 hour 4:00 PM EDT  -  5:00 PM EDT  |  Terrace Mezzanine
Wizard Rock
We are Wizards Fan Screening 1 hour 30 minutes 4:00 PM EDT  -  5:30 PM EDT  |  The Plaza Ballroom
Participant Josh Koury
Special Events
The Wizard Rock Community 1 hour 30 minutes 4:00 PM EDT  -  5:30 PM EDT  |  White Hill, 4th Floor
Wizard RockAcademic
4:30 PM
4:30 PM
Youth and the HPA 30 minutes 4:30 PM EDT  -  5:00 PM EDT  |  Arlington Mezzanine
Participant Karen Bernstein
YouthHP Alliance
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
Dinner Break 3 hours 5:00 PM EDT  -  8:00 PM EDT
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
Harry, A History, Q&A 1 hour 6:00 PM EDT  -  7:00 PM EDT  |  The Plaza Ballroom
Special Events
8:00 PM
8:00 PM
Wizard Rock Night 4 hours 8:00 PM EDT  -  12:00 AM EDT  |  The Castle
Special EventsWizard Rock

Saturday 23 May, 2009

Time Zone: EDT/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
How to Start Your Own HPA Chapter 1 hour 9:00 AM EDT  -  10:00 AM EDT  |  Franklin, 4th Floor
Participant Karen Bernstein
HP Alliance
Community Building 1 hour 9:00 AM EDT  -  10:00 AM EDT  |  Terrace Mezzanine
Wizard Rock
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
Fair Fortune Musical 30 minutes 9:30 AM EDT  -  10:00 AM EDT  |  The Plaza Ballroom
Participant Lena Gabrielle (Emojiland) | Participant Jason Munday | Participant Kristina Horner | Participant Erin Pyne | Participant Christie Mowery
Informal Programming
Costume Making 101 1 hour 9:30 AM EDT  -  10:30 AM EDT  |  Stanbro Mezzanine
Participant James Hinsey
Informal Programming
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
Still Conjuring Her Self: Further Thoughts on Hermione's Self-Determination in Harry Potter 1 hour 10:00 AM EDT  -  11:00 AM EDT  |  Gloucester, 4th Floor
Academic
Dissecting the Distortion: What Mature Readers Bring to the (Library) Table 1 hour 10:00 AM EDT  -  11:00 AM EDT  |  Stuart, 4th Floor
Academic
Harry Potter: Tales of Morality to Inspire the Young and Old 1 hour 10:00 AM EDT  -  11:00 AM EDT  |  Thoreau, 4th Floor
Academic
Merchandise Sales 1 hour 10:00 AM EDT  -  11:00 AM EDT  |  Terrace Mezzanine
Wizard Rock
What Would Dumbledore Do? 1 hour 10:00 AM EDT  -  11:00 AM EDT  |  Franklin, 4th Floor
Participant Andrew Slack
HP Alliance
PotterCast 2 hours 10:00 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  The Plaza Ballroom
Special EventsPodcastsInformal Programming
10:30 AM
10:30 AM
Costume Making 201 1 hour 10:30 AM EDT  -  11:30 AM EDT  |  Stanbro Mezzanine
Participant James Hinsey
Informal Programming
Wizard Rock Roundtable 1 hour 30 minutes 10:30 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  Arlington Mezzanine
Wizard RockYouth
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
The Impact of Fathers in Harry Potter 1 hour 11:00 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  Gloucester, 4th Floor
Participant Heidi Schubert
Academic
Unique Inventions of the Wizarding World 1 hour 11:00 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  Stuart, 4th Floor
Participant Debi Baron
Academic
Being an Adult Fan of a Children's Book Series 1 hour 11:00 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  Thoreau, 4th Floor
Participant Jennifer Frisbie | Participant Shelly Parey
Academic
HP Alliance, HPA U and the New Media Alliance 1 hour 11:00 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  Franklin, 4th Floor
Participant Andrew Slack
HP Alliance
Lena's Song Writing Workshop 1 hour 11:00 AM EDT  -  12:00 PM EDT  |  Terrace Mezzanine
Wizard Rock
12:00 PM
12:00 PM
Keynote: Michael Goldenberg 2 hours 12:00 PM EDT  -  2:00 PM EDT  |  Imperial Ballroom
Special EventsKeynotesPaid Event
Lunch Break 2 hours 12:00 PM EDT  -  2:00 PM EDT
1:00 PM
1:00 PM
Scavenger Hunt Check Out 1 hour 1:00 PM EDT  -  2:00 PM EDT  |  The Pub Hub
The Eyes of Deathly Hallows: Harry Potter's Corrected and Transforming Vision 1 hour 30 minutes 1:00 PM EDT  -  2:30 PM EDT  |  Whittier, 4th Floor
Participant John Granger
Special Events
2:00 PM
2:00 PM
Hearing the Music in Harry Potter 30 minutes 2:00 PM EDT  -  2:30 PM EDT  |  Thoreau, 4th Floor
Participant Becky Kolacki
Academic
Career Advice: Re-Imagining the School Story 1 hour 30 minutes 2:00 PM EDT  -  3:30 PM EDT  |  Stuart, 4th Floor
Participant Karin Westman
Academic
How to Deal with Death Eaters After the War 1 hour 30 minutes 2:00 PM EDT  -  3:30 PM EDT  |  White Hill, 4th Floor
Participant Katie Brand | Participant Allyson Zachanoff
Academic
The HPA and Equal Rights for race, gender, sexuality and class 1 hour 30 minutes 2:00 PM EDT  -  3:30 PM EDT  |  Franklin, 4th Floor
Participant Andrew Slack
HP Alliance
Wizard Rock in the Afternoon 4 hours 2:00 PM EDT  -  6:00 PM EDT  |  Imperial Ballroom
Participant Alex Carpenter | Participant Toby Karlin | Participant Tyler Nicholas | Participant Brandon Nicholas | Participant Nina Jankowicz | Participant Lauren Fairweather | Participant Adam Dubberly | Participant Kyle Bradshaw | Participant Kyle Lowder | Participant Brandon McCullough | Participant Georgia Minnear | Participant Victoria Minnear
Special EventsWizard Rock
2:30 PM
2:30 PM
Snape Rehabilitation 1 hour 2:30 PM EDT  -  3:30 PM EDT  |  Stuart, 4th Floor
Participant Nina de Boo
Academic
How young is too young for Harry's readers? 1 hour 2:30 PM EDT  -  3:30 PM EDT  |  Thoreau, 4th Floor
Participant Vickey McKinley
Academic
3:30 PM
3:30 PM
Umbridge and Civil Liberties 30 minutes 3:30 PM EDT  -  4:00 PM EDT  |  Franklin, 4th Floor
Participant Andrew Slack
HP Alliance
Literary Value in the HP Series 1 hour 3:30 PM EDT  -  4:30 PM EDT  |  Stuart, 4th Floor
Participant Lisa Pikaard
Academic
Comedy in Harry Potter 1 hour 3:30 PM EDT  -  4:30 PM EDT  |  Thoreau, 4th Floor
Participant David English
Academic
HP and UK Law 1 hour 3:30 PM EDT  -  4:30 PM EDT  |  Whittier, 4th Floor
Participant Expelliarmas
Academic
4:00 PM
4:00 PM
The HP Alliance and Media Reform 30 minutes 4:00 PM EDT  -  4:30 PM EDT  |  Franklin, 4th Floor
Participant Andrew Slack
HP Alliance
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
Dinner Break 3 hours 5:00 PM EDT  -  8:00 PM EDT
8:00 PM
8:00 PM
The Rocking Charity Ball 4 hours 8:00 PM EDT  -  12:00 AM EDT  |  The Castle
Special Events

Sunday 24 May, 2009

Time Zone: EDT/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
The Closing Breakfast 2 hours 9:00 AM EDT  -  11:00 AM EDT  |  Imperial Ballroom
Special Events