Schedule of Events

Schedules are fluid creatures and therefore subject to change...

Vendor Hall Hours

The convention will be open to the public for the following hours:

  • Friday, April 15th, 12PM until 8PM
  • Saturday, April 16th, 10AM until 8PM
  • Sunday, April 17th, 10AM until 2PM

Friday - April 15th

Time

Literary Track

  

Workshop Track

  (Finley Lecture Hall)   (Centennial Theater)
12:00pm

Convention Begins - Vendor Hall Open

   
12:00pm      
1:00pm      
2:00pm

 

   
3:00pm    

Phenom of ElectroSwing Music in Steampunk

Eugene Bolton - Music City Steampunk Consortium

4:00pm

Steampunk or Alternative History

Our crew discuss the differences between steampunk and alternative history tales.

Alex Bledsoe, Alan Lewis (moderator), M.N Henschen, David B. Coe

 

Steampunk On A Budget

Sara Neatherly

5:00pm

Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Creatures of the Night.

A discussion about the classic monsters and how they are being reinvented for the 21st century.

Alex Bledsoe, David B. Coe, J.L. Mulvihill, Jeremy Hicks (moderator)

 

Steampunk Horror Demo and Makeup Class

Darla Wigley - WigleyFX

6:00pm

Dieselpunk vs. Steampunk vs. Atomicpunk - What's the difference between the punks?

A discussion about the differences between the punk genres.

Alan Lewis (moderator), Christopher Beats, M.N. Henschen

 

Costuming for Novices

Paige Gardner & Naomi Grunwald-Eberhart

7:00pm

Writing for Anthologies. Tips From the Pros.

Our pros give tips on how and what to write when trying to get your story into an anthology, as well as how to put one together.

Alan Lewis (moderator), J.L. Mulvihill, Jeremy Hicks

 

Clockwork Comics - Steampunk influences in graphic novels and comics

Enrique Valezquez ("Q") - The Artifice Club

       
8:00pm

Vendor Hall Closed

 

Vendor Hall Closed

       
8:30pm

Electro-Swing - Roosevelt Room

w/DJ Swag Commander

Hosted By: Music City Steampunk Consortium

   
9:30pm

Merrybellies Belly Dancing

   
10:00pm      
10:30pm

Cigar & Whiskey Event - Outside the Roosevelt Room

Peter B. Slayer & Emilie Entertain

   
11:00pm      
11:30pm

Electro-Swing Ends - Roosevelt Room

   
12:00pm

Convention Closes

 

Convention Closes

Saturday - April 16th

Time

Literary Track

  

Panel / Workshop Track

  (Finley Lecture Hall)   (Centennial Theater Lobby)
10:00am

Convention Begins - Vendor Hall Open

 

Convention Begins - Vendor Hall Open

11:00am

Author Interview - Alex Bledsoe & David B. Coe

The Library Police spend sometime learning more about author guests Alex Bledsoe and David B. Coe

The Library Police (moderators), David B. Coe

 

 

12:00pm

No Scheduled Event

 

Tea Dueling At High Noon

Peter B. Slayer & Emilie - Traveling Revelers

1:00pm

Is It Steamy Enough? Writing Steampunk

When writing, what elements, troupes, or styles are necessary to make a story Steampunk? Do you really need airships and corsets?

A.G. Carpenter, Jeremy Hicks (moderator), Christopher Beats, J.L. Mulvihill

 

Art of the Wet Shave!

Peter B. Slayer & Emilie - Traveling Revelers

2:00pm

Playing God - Worldbuilding in Writing

Authors and readers unite in a discussion of what it takes to bring a world to life in the written form.

The Library Police, Alex Bledsoe, David B. Coe, Alan Lewis (moderator), Stephanie Osborn

 

Embelishments for Costuming

Paige Gardner & Naomi Grunwald-Eberhart

3:00pm

Ladies Writing Steampunk

Our ladies of steampunk discuss what they love best about writing, the struggles of women in the publishing world, and which guy they'd like to see on the cover of their next book.

M.N. Henschen, A.G. Carpenter, J.L. Mulvihill (moderator), Stephanie Osborn

 

All About Corsets

Dee Volpe and Carrie O'Connor - Music City Steampunk Consortium

4:00pm

Steampunk'd Heroes

Our panel discuss the current trend of recreating our comic and literary heroes in a steampunk universe.

Alex Bledsoe, Alan Lewis (moderator), M.N Henschen, David B. Coe

 

The State of Steampunk

The State of Steampunk - Hosts of the RetroCast, Strangeway and Q discuss the state of the subculture in this open forum.

Enrique Valesquez ("Q") & John Strangeway (Steampunk Boba Fett) - The Artifice Club

5:00pm

Monsters & Villains - What makes the bad guys good?

Writers and readers discuss the what makes a great villain and a terrifying monster. We'll also look at the differences between monsters and villains.

The Library Police (moderator), Alex Bledsoe, Alan Lewis, David B. Coe, Stephanie Osborn

 

Working with Leather

James Neathery

6:00pm

Comics and their influence on modern storytelling

Our panel talks about comics and how they have influenced everything from modern books, TV and movies.

The Library Police Moderators), Alex Bledsoe, Alan Lewis

 

American Steampunk: The Wild & Weird West

Strangeway and Q talk westerns, train robberies, and the way that the western genre influenced steampunk to this day.

Enrique Valesquez ("Q") & John Strangeway (Steampunk Boba Fett) - The Artifice Club

6:00pm

Costume Contest Pre-Judging

 

Costume Contest Pre-Judging

6:30pm    

Mask Making in the Roosevelt Room 6:30 - 8:30pm

Karianne Gottschalk

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7:00pm

No Scheduled Event

 

Denita Lynn (Chattanooga Steampunk Association)

7:15pm    

Opposite Box Meet & Greet

8:00pm

Vendor Hall Closed

 

Vendor Hall Closed

8:30pm

Costume Contest - Centennial Theater

MC Enrique Valesquez ("Q") Hosted By: The Artifice Club

 

 

9:15pm

Sabrage in the Centennial Theater

Peter B. Slayer - The Traveling Revelers

 

 

9:45pm

The Magic of Michael Frisbee

   
10:30pm

Opposite Box - Centennial Theater

 

 

11:00pm      
12:00pm

Convention Closes

 

Convention Closes

 

 

Sunday - April 17th

Time

Literary Track

  

Workshop Track

  (Centennial Theater Lobby)    
10:00am

Convention Begins - Vendor Hall Open

 

Convention Begins - Vendor Hall Open

11:00am

Author Interviews - The Great Roundtable Discussion

The Library Police spend sometime learning more about the convention's attending authors.

The Library Police (moderators), J.L. Mulvihill, Christopher Beats, M.N. Henschen, A.G. Carpenter, Jeremy Hicks

  No Scheduled Event
12:00pm

The Publishing World

The Library Police and our authors discuss the current state of the publishing world and take on the tough questions, such as, do you need an agent? traditional publishing vs. self-publishing.

The Library Police (moderators), Alex Bledsoe, Alan Lewis

  No Scheduled Event
1:00pm

My Airship Is Better Than Yours - Steampunk Media

Our crew of readers and writers discuss their favorite steampunk books, stories, and movies.

JL Mulvihill (moderator), Alex Bledsoe, M.N. Henschen, Christopher Beats

  No Scheduled Event
2:00pm

Convention Closes

 

Convention Closes

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