english

Star Wreck -ohjelma

Elokuvanäytökset Ilokivessä klo 10–19. K–18. Vapaa pääsy.
Movies in Ilokivi 10 AM to 7 PM (approx.). Free admission.

1000 — Teasers, trailers and making-of clips for productions that are coming soon
1100 — (to be announced)
1200 — Jinxed & Stabbed
1400 — Star Wreck: Behind The Scenes
1500 — Star Trek Intrepid
1600 — Star Wreck Legacy
1730 — 2Pi: Behind the [...]


Hugo discussion

11.30–13.00 Our panel of experts discusses this year’s nominees for the Hugo award.
Cheryl Morgan, Jukka Halme, Tommy Persson, Marianna Leikomaa


Science fiction and research

13–15
Pat Cadigan, Ellen Kushner, Delia Sherman


On writing

16.00–17.30
Pat Cadigan, Ellen Kushner


Wreckamovie Exhibition & Movies

At Ilokivi, 10AM to 8 PM. Free admission.
Esitykset ja näyttely Ilokivessä klo 10.00–18.30. Vapaa pääsy.
Exhibition Upstairs: 1000–18:30 The Wreckamovie exhibition on the upper floor featuring photos, props, posters and other items from WAM and related productions. It’s a chance to meet WAM producers and members in person, and have a chat over a cup of coffee.
Saturday [...]


Avajaiset

Juhlalliset avajaiset / Grand opening


Soviet Space Probes on Venus. The Venera and Vega Programmes

10.30–12.00
The achievements of the Soviet civilian space programme in the time after Yuri Gagarin’s flight are not well known in the West. Nevertheless, the Soviet engineers constructed a large number of space probes with many destinations, chief among them Venus. Ultimately the surface of Venus was photographed in situ in spite of its 90 atmospheres [...]


Introduction to Mannerpunk

Fantasy of Manners panel: What is Fantasy of Manners? Is it comedy? Is it humour?
Kati Clements (chair), Ellen Kushner, Delia Sherman


Cyberpunk roots

How has cyberpunk changed as technologies have evolved over the last 30 years? Do we still yearn to read cyberpunk? How has the audience changed? How has the world changed?
Cheryl Morgan (chair), Pat Cadigan, Toni Jerrman, Juha Tupasela, Tanja Sihvonen


GoH Speech: Ellen Kushner

Ellen Kushner sings ballads, reads from Thomas the Rhymer, and is interviewed by Cheryl Morgan


Nimikirjoitustilaisuus: Ellen Kushner

15–15.30
Ellen Kushner signeeraa kirjoja kustantajien myyntipöydän luona.
Ellen Kushner book signing at the publishers’ table.


Reading: Pat Cadigan


Con presentation / Conit esittäytyvät

Eurocon 2011 organizers tell about their convention.
Finncon 2011 esittäytyy.
Finncon 2012 -järjestäjäehdokkaat (Helsinki, Tampere, Espoo ja Kuu) esittäytyvät ja perustelevat, miksi juuri heitä pitäisi äänestää.


Kaffeeklatch: Pat Cadigan

Come meet Pat Cadigan over a cup of coffee at the restaurant Sohwi. Signup in advance at the info desk.


How to Run a Masquerade

Cat ears, capes and cyborgs coming at you — what to do now?
Cheryl Morgan


Wreckamovie Exhibition & Movies

At Ilokivi, 10AM to 6:30 PM. Free admission.
Esitykset ja näyttely Ilokivessä klo 10.00–18.30. Vapaa pääsy.
Exhibition Upstairs: 10:00–18:30 The Wreckamovie exhibition on the upper floor featuring photos, props, posters and other items from WAM and related productions.
Sunday Screenings Downstairs: Sunday’s films focus on more serious topics, ranging from the tragic to the surreal.
The provisional timetable is as [...]


Dr Who/The roots of British tv sci-fi

Kristoffer Lawson


GoH Speech: Pat Cadigan

Pat Cadigan speaks and is interviewed by Cheryl Morgan


Reading: Ellen Kushner

Ellen Kushner reads.


Nimikirjoitustilaisuus: Pat Cadigan

13–13.30
Pat Cadigan signeeraa kirjoja kustantajien myyntipöydän luona.
Pat Cadigan book signing at the publishers’ table.


Kaffeeklatch: Ellen Kushner

Come meet Ellen Kushner over a cup of coffee at the restaurant Sohwi. Signup in advance at the info desk.


Build your dream convention

Panelists reminisce about successful conventions and fantasize about
the ultimate convention.
Johan Anglemark, Carolina Gómez Lagerlöf, Sari Polvinen


Urban fantasies

Staying away from paranormal romance — when we exclude vampires and werewolves — what is left?
Carolina Gómez Lagerlöf, Johan Jönsson, Delia Sherman


Dreaming of reality

Ellen Kushner, Pat Cadigan, Cheryl Morgan


Päättäjäiset

Juhlalliset päättäjäiset / Closing ceremony
Pääsali C1
Kiitossanat ja Finncon 2012 -äänestyksen tuloksen julkistaminen.
Thank yous and the results of the Finncon 2012 vote.