CONvergence 2019 is upon us!

CONvergence 2019 is coming up soon. Will I see you there?

Panels that I will be on:

Thursday:

“Gender & AI” - Hyatt 2 Greenway CDE
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Androids & AI in sci-fi disrupt the idea of a gender binary: what purpose is there for an android and/or AI to have gender? Could an android/AI be trans, gender-fluid, and/or non-binary? How will that affect how we as a society see gender as a construct?

“Polyamory 101” - Hyatt 2 Northstar B
8:30pm - 9:30pm
Back by popular demand! Polyamory means “many loves;” but there are many ways to be polyamorous. Come discuss it and some ways to navigate it. This panel provides space for those new to/curious about polyamory.

Friday:

“Making Geek Spaces Inclusive” - Hyatt 2 Greenway HI
11:00am - 12:00pm
How can we encourage a sense of inclusivity and community in your favorite geek spaces?

“Costuming and Cultural Appropriation” - Hyatt 4 Great Lakes A2
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Where is the line between respect for a culture and appropriation of a culture and who decides?

“Polyamory 202” - Hyatt 2 Northstar B
Friday, July 5 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Polyamory 202 is here! Did you attend Polyamory 101 and want to know more? Are you in a polyamorous relationship and wondering what other models look like? Are you interested in hearing about intersectionality in polyamory? Then this is the panel for you!


Do you have questions that you’d like me to try to bring up on panels? Do you have any thoughts or comments on the upcoming panels? Please let me know, and I’ll see if I can make it happen!

What panel(s) are you thinking about going to?

I hope to see you there!


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