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July 10-12, 2015
Radisson Hotel, High Point, NC 
www.con-gregate.com 

Additional scheduling information (reg hours, gaming information, dealer room, authors alley, consuite and area food map) can be found HERE.
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Friday, July 10 • 10:00pm - 10:50pm
50 Years Of Dune

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This year is the 50th anniversary of the publication of DUNE. What's made that work so enduring and important? What impact has it had on the rest of SF/Fantasy?

 


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Steven S. Long

Gaming Guest
Steven S. Long’s been involved in the gaming industry for twenty years, during which time he’s written, co-written, edited, or developed approximately 200 books and won numerous industry awards. Besides freelancing for lots of RPG companies, such as White Wolf Game Studios and... Read More →

Guests
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Jim Beall

Science Guest
Jim Beall (BS-Math, MBA, PE) has been a nuclear engineer for over 40 years, a war gamer for over 50, and an avid reader of science fiction for even longer. His experience in nuclear engineering and power systems began as a naval officer, shortly after surviving one of Admiral Rickover’s... Read More →
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Kenneth Gentile

Literary Guest
Kenneth Gentile was born a crossfire hurricane... err, wait. | | No, not the rocket from another world... | | Nope, dad was not a fallen Jedi... | | Oh, here it is: Kenneth Gentile was born in Chester, PA (Just outside Philly), in the way-back days of rotary phones and black... Read More →
avatar for Steven S. Long

Steven S. Long

Gaming Guest
Steven S. Long’s been involved in the gaming industry for twenty years, during which time he’s written, co-written, edited, or developed approximately 200 books and won numerous industry awards. Besides freelancing for lots of RPG companies, such as White Wolf Game Studios and... Read More →
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Chris Oakley

Panelist, Oakley's Used Books
For almost 20 years, Chris Oakley has owned Oakley’s Gently Used Books, a used book shop with a specialty in science fiction and fantasy (over 6,000 titles) in downtown Charlottesville, VA. She is a pre-press journeyman and, for more than 20 years, she published independent and... Read More →
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Michael D. Pederson

Fan Guest
Michael D. Pederson is the publisher/editor/graphic designer responsible for NTH DEGREE. Mike began his career as a writer/publisher in 1988 when his SF short story, “Dust Storm,” won first place in a local writing contest. In the 1990s, he wrote and published the RAVEN comic... Read More →


Friday July 10, 2015 10:00pm - 10:50pm
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