My Dublin 2019 Worldcon schedule
How and where to find me during Worldcon
Here's my schedule. I'm not going to be in Dublin very long, so I'm going to prioritize meeting people and socializing over sightseeing. You can expect to find me around the con most of the time from Thursday afternoon to Sunday.
Autographs: Thursday at 14:00
15 Aug 2019, Thursday 14:00 - 14:50, Level 4 Foyer (CCD)
Kaffeeklatsch: Karl Schroeder
16 Aug 2019, Friday 13:00 - 13:50, Level 3 Foyer (KK/LB) (CCD)
Reading: Karl Schroeder
16 Aug 2019, Friday 15:00 - 15:20, Liffey Room-3 (Readings) (CCD)
Space opera is for robots; soap opera is for people
17 Aug 2019, Saturday 10:00 - 10:50, Liffey Hall-2 (CCD)
Will humans ever live long-term in space, or is it easier to let our ‘mind children’ go to the stars, whether as uploaded minds or independent intelligences? If humans (or AI) leave for space, would we miss them?
Lauren James (Walker Books) (M), Diane Duane (The Owl Springs Partnership), Karl Schroeder (Tor Books), Laurence Raphael Brothers
What I learned along the way
17 Aug 2019, Saturday 15:00 - 15:50, Wicklow Room-3 (CCD)
Writing is a many wondrous thing filled with highs and lows, but those lows can be really tough to navigate either after a great success or after a lack of success. Rejection is something every writer has to face, but how do writers keep writing in the face of failure? What lessons have they learned along the way? Our panellists share the ups and downs of a writing life.
Aliette de Bodard, Ian R MacLeod (M), Karl Schroeder (Tor Books), George Sandison (Titan Books), Nina Allan