Chattacon Schedule Lineup

Whether you are looking for in-depth conversations on sci-fi fandom, nuts and bolts writer’s workshops, costuming classes, media podcasts, or author meet and greets, there is something for everyone!

Plan Your Chattacon

Chattacon 45 is excited to provide you with a diverse array of Programming. We have endeavored to invite panelists and entertainers from across many genres and mediums in order to give our fans an amazing weekend.

Whether you are looking for in-depth conversations on sci-fi fandom, nuts and bolts writer’s workshops, costuming classes, media podcasts, or author meet and greets, there is something for everyone!

Activities for kids and teens are available during the day, and our night time Programming includes The Masquerade, Bellydancing, a Burlesque Performance, movies and dancing. 

Chattacon 45 Programming Schedule

Friday

5:00 pm - 5:50 pmUsing History in SF/F
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5:00 pm - 5:50 pmArt Demo with Grant Cooley
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5:00 pm - 6:45 pmPros Reception
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5:00 pm - 8:50 pmThe Incredibly Strange Picture Show, 2020
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6:00 pm - 6:50 pmWorld in an Hour Workshop
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6:00 pm - 6:50 pmWho is Chattooine? Cosplay for a Cause
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7:00 pm - 7:50 pmOpening Ceremonies
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8:00 pm - 8:50 pmTerrifyingly Beautiful: A Salute to our Favorite Scream Queens (PG 13)
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8:00 pm - 8:50 pmIron-storyteller (aka "You Said What?")
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8:00 pm - 8:50 pmThe Last Minute Cosplay Contest
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9:00 pm - 9:50 pmWe Ruin Everything
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9:00 pm - 9:50 pmThe Inspiration of Fantasy
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9:00 pm - 9:50 pmBellydance Workshop
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9:00 pm - 9:50 pmBEYOND G-RATINGS!
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10:00 pm - 10:50 pmImprov Show:
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10:00 pm - 10:50 pmPastie Making 101
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10:00 pm - 10:50 pmDo You Wanna Date my Avatar?
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11:00 pm - 11:50 pmGuns, Girls and G-Strings: The Films of Andy Sidaris (Mature audiences only 18+)
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11:00 pm - 11:50 pmIntro to Burlesque (Mature Audiences Only 18+ )
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11:00 pm - 11:50 pmAdult Toys of the Future (Mature Audiences Only 18+)
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Saturday

8:00 am - 9:50 amSaturday Morning Cartoons
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10:00 am - 10:50 pmA Reading from Special Guest: Faith Hunter
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10:00 am - 10:50 pmFantastic Beasts and What do you Think
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10:00 am - 10:50 amThe Arctic and the Aether
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10:00 am - 11:50 amPuppet Creation
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11:00 am - 11:50 amSpontaneo-Painting
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11:00 am - 11:50 amWorkshop: Best Practices for Writers
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11:00 am - 11:50 amAuthor Signing: Robert McCammon
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12:00 pm - 12:50 pmQ&A with our Special Guest of Honor: Faith Hunter
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12:00 pm - 12:50 pmRemembering the 1980s Horror Boom
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12:00 pm - 12:50 pmDoes Time Travel Make Any Sense?
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12:00 pm - 12:50 pmFoam Crafting Panel
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1:00 pm - 1:50 pmBlurring the Lines: Where Reality Ends and Fantasy Begins
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1:00 pm - 1:50 pmAsk an Artist Anything
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1:00 pm - 1:50 pmDr. Valentina Zharkova and the Double-Dynamo Solar Model of Variability
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1:00 pm - 6:15 pmThe Incredibly Strange Picture Show, 2020 Continues
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1:50 pm - 12:00 amAuthor Signing:Faith Hunter
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2:00 pm - 2:50 pmA Reading from Guest of Honor: Robert McCammon
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2:00 pm - 2:50 pmThe Baen Travelling Road Show
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2:00 pm - 2:50 pmMeet the Chattanooga Roller Derby
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2:00 pm - 2:50 pmAuthor Signing: D. Alan Lewis
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3:00 pm - 3:50 pmPaintings that Changed the World
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3:00 pm - 3:50 pmPrinciples of RPG Design: In the Beginning
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4:00 pm - 4:50 pmSacred Space: Art, Awe, and Landscape
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4:00 pm - 4:50 pmGenre Mix and Match
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4:00 pm - 4:50 pmTriggernometry: Arming for the Apocalypse
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4:00 pm - 4:50 pmAuthor Signing: Rob Howell
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5:00 pm - 5:50 pmBait and Hook: Your First 5 Pages Workshop
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5:00 pm - 5:50 pmKiss Your Ash Goodbye: The Yellowstone Supervolcano
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5:00 pm - 5:50 pmHistorical Thriller: Matthew Corbett, Professional Problem Solver
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5:00 pm - 5:50 pmAuthor Signing: Terry Maggert
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6:00 pm - 6:50 pmWhat Do Creators and Fans Owe Each Other?
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6:00 pm - 6:50 pmManuscript 101; What the Heck am I Doing?
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6:00 pm - 6:50 pmAuthor Signing: Louise Herring-Jones
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6:30 pm - 7:50 pmPre-Judging for The Masquerade
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7:00 pm - 7:50 pmRoom Closed for Event Preparation
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7:00 pm - 7:50 pmRoom Closed for Event Preparation
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7:50 pm - 12:00 amRoom Closed for Event Preparation
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8:00 pm - 8:50 pmThe Masquerade
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8:50 pm - 9:00 pmInterim Show- Doc Osborn
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9:00 pm - 9:50 pmBellydance Performance
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9:00 pm - 9:50 pmSex and the Single Robot (Mature Audiences Only 18+)
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10:00 pm - 10:50 pmBurlesque Performance
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10:00 pm - 10:50 pmTrailer Trash: A Look at the Best Genre Trailers You've Never Heard Of (Mature Audiences Only 18+)
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Sunday

12:00 am - 12:00 amThis Geek Life
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10:00 am - 10:50 amThe Making of "The Harvest"
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10:00 am - 10:50 pmCulture, Mythology and Spirituality
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10:00 am - 11:50 amDid Arthur C. Clarke Get It Right?
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10:00 am - 12:50 pmChainmail Workshop
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11:00 am - 11:50 amINOMING!!
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11:00 am - 11:50 amHorror and Dark Fantasy
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11:00 am - 11:50 amDoctor Osborn's Mad Science Workshop: Learn Balloon Twisting.
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12:00 pm - 12:50 pmMedical Martial Arts
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12:00 pm - 12:50 pmGiallo and Italian Horror Cinema (PG 13)
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1:00 pm - 1:50 pmBullet or Boogeyman?
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1:00 pm - 1:50 pmLet's Draw!
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1:00 pm - 1:50 pmUrban Fantasy: Blending Real History into Urban Fantasy
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1:00 pm - 1:50 pmAuthor Signing: Stephanie Osborn
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2:00 pm - 2:50 pmClosing Ceremonies
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