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Saturday, October 18 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Pop Culture Professionals: Event Runners

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How did this convention and other conventions like it get put together? Meet the con runners for some of San Diego's fandom conventions and find out what it takes to make these labors of love a reality.

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Igor Goldkind

Poet, Writer, Producer, SUBVERSIONfactory
As a teenager, Igor Goldkind volunteered as the Science Fiction Coordinator for the San Diego Comics Con back in the early 70’s. Years later he worked for Titan Books in the 1980s and then for IPC/Egmont/Fleetway in the 1990s as a marketing consultant and PR "spoke" for comics and SF. Goldkind helped develop and promote the term "graphic novel" as a way to help sell Watchmen, Dark Knight and the early works of Neil Gaiman into the book... Read More →
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Kristen Nedopak

Creator / Showrunner, The Geekie Awards
Dubbed one of Comic Con’s “Most Dangerous Women” for her high-action sci-fi and fantasy series and films, Kristen Nedopak is the creator | of the award-nominated The Skyrim Parodies, Fight Class, Outta This World: The Art of Fantasy and Sci-Fi and the first-ever Hollywood award show for geeks: The Geekie Awards. She’s aa public speaker and the founder of ‘Geek Girls Create’, a traveling panel of creators aimed to inspire artists... Read More →

Saturday October 18, 2014 10:00am - 10:50am
Crescent Upstairs

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