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Sunday, October 25 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Closer & Further Than You Think

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What hard SF possibilities are actually right around the corner despite being depicted as far out far future stuff?  And which standard SF gadgets predicted for “any day now” are still decades away?


Doug Beason

Dr. Doug Beason is the author of 14 books, eight with collaborator Kevin J. Anderson, including Ignition (bought by Universal studios) and Ill Wind (recently optioned by Fox Studios).  His latest book is The E-Bomb. A Nebula Award finalist, Doug's short fiction has appeared in... Read More →

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F. P. Dorchak

Author, Wailing Loon
F. P. (Frank) Dorchak writes gritty, realistic paranormal fiction that delves into the supernatural, the unexplained, and the metaphysical. Frank is published in the U.S., Canada, and the Czech Republic with short stories, non-fiction articles, and five novels, Voice, Psychic, ERO... Read More →

J.L. Forrest

J.L. Forrest writes science fiction and fantasy nomadically, scribbling upon the pages of innumerable Moleskines in the wet techno-jungles of the Pacific Northwest, the rarified forests of the Rocky Mountains, the primeval landscapes of Sweden, the battered remnants of Italian ruins... Read More →
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Kevin Ikenberry

Kevin Ikenberry is a retired Army space operations officer and science fiction novelist. His debut novel Sleeper Protocol was a Finalist for the Colorado Book Award and was called “an emotionally powerful debut” by Publisher’s Weekly. Kevin’s novels include Vendetta Protocol, Runs... Read More →
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Tim Slater

Endowed Professor, University of Wyoming
Dr. Tim Slater is a professor at the University of Wyoming where he holds the Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair for Science Education. As a member of the UW Physics and Astronomy Department, he is recognized as an expert in education and public outreach in astronomy... Read More →

Sunday October 25, 2015 3:00pm - 3:50pm MDT
Wind River A Ground Floor