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Event Schedule from PenguiCon 1.0 in 2003

Friday, May 03 2003,May 3, 2003

Friday May 03 2003, 01 pm Off site - Geeks with Guns – Practical Point & Click - TerryPratchett, EricRaymond, JDIliadFrazer
 Or more precisely – what's the difference between an H-P and an H&K. A fieldtrip to a local firing range is being planned. All interested participants must register in advance. Please note an extra fee will be required for the firing range. Details to be posted soon.
Friday May 03 2003, 05 pm Lincoln - **Computer security**: concepts - RobertMeier
 A theorectical approach to computer security.
Friday May 03 2003, 05 pm W. Belle - **Recent developments in Linux 2.5** - RobLandley
 Better threading. Better desktop performance. Minty fresh taste. What have the kernel hackers been up to, and when might the new kernel post bail?
Friday May 03 2003, 05 pm N. Belle - Geeks with Guns – Societal & Political - TroyWollenslegel, EricFlint, JeffBeeler
 Firearms - a controversy that never ends. Join our panelists as they discuss trends, laws, and social impact of firearm ownership and use.
Friday May 03 2003, 05 pm Fairmont - **Anime Festival** - MichaelGriffin
 Ongoing Anime showings all weekend
Friday May 03 2003, 06 pm Lincoln - **Creating a home network and integrating Linux** – Taming the 800lb Gorilla - TroyWollenslegel, RichClark
 How to create a household network, and how to make diverse machines play well with each other. (Speak to me of Samba, O wise one…)
Friday May 03 2003, 06 pm N. Belle - **Jakarta Struts application development** - IlyaSterin
 Present and discuss application development using the MVC (Model View Controller) framework. The presentation will include installing and configuring the Apache Tomcat web server and Jakarta Struts framework, and an example of a small application that demonstrates the benefits of Struts. There will be an interactive Q/A session regarding the framework.
Friday May 03 2003, 06 pm W. Belle - **So You Want to Volunteer....?** - KathyBecker, TammyCoxen, TomBarber
 Dicussion on the benefits of volunteering at conventions and expos. It's a great way to meet people and become involved with people with similar interests! Learn how to choose which events best suit you.
Friday May 03 2003, 06 pm Theatre - **Spotlight on Slashdot** - RobCmdrTacoMalda, JeffHemosBates
 From the bright-lights-on-pet-projects-department – featuring Guest of Honor Rob Malda (CmdrTaco) and Jeff Bates (Hemos).
Friday May 03 2003, 06 pm Griffith - **Action Games** - PeteAbrams
 Discover the exciting facts, fun-bits and addictives behind several amazing and popular action games.
Friday May 03 2003, 07 pm Lincoln - **DAS, SAN, NAS and iSCSI** - JohnGuest
 A discussion on curent trends in disk storage.
Friday May 03 2003, 07 pm N. Belle - **Is Big Brother watching your ISP**? - MarcelGagne, JDIliadFrazer
 What are the security and legal issues of connecting to the web as a user?
Friday May 03 2003, 07 pm W. Belle - **SPAM, SPAM, SPAMMITY, SPAM...** RichClark, ClifFlynt, MarcusWatts
 Can it be stopped? Probably not, but there are things you can do. How to avoid getting on the SPAMmers lists, and how to get off if you've gotten on. How to avoid receiving the SPAM. Tools for minimizing the amount of SPAM. How to identify the SPAMmers and fight back.
Friday May 03 2003, 07 pm Theatre - **Terry Pratchett reads** - Terry Pratchett
 Storytime!
Friday May 03 2003, 07 pm Griffith - Intro to Fandom - TammyCoxen, SarahLewis, LadySarah, TomBarber
 Feel sorta lost? New to this type of convention? Learn the Do's, Dont's and That'll Get You Jail Time actions. This panel should teach you the basic survival techniques you need to thrive in fandom. And you might just get a hint or two about getting a hug from that really cute girl/guy you saw this morning!
Friday May 03 2003, 08 pm Theatre - **Opening Ceremonies** - TerryPratchett, ClifFlynt, MarcelGagne, JDIliadFrazer, SarahZettel, EricRaymond, PeteAbrams, RobCmdrTacoMalda, EricFlint, JeffHemosBates, GoH's and NiftyGuests
Friday May 03 2003, 09 pm Theatre - **Keynote Address: Spotlight on EricRaymond** - EricRaymond
 Join OpenSource Evangelist Eric Raymond pontificating on one of his many areas of interest: opensource, the hacker culture, the second ammendment, etc. Audience participation and autographs.
Friday May 03 2003, 09 pm N. Belle - Wicca, Discworld Style - Karen Everson, Shalla Schmidt, Mia Tokatlian
 It’s not about nekkid young women dancing under the full moon. Usually. But what does it mean to be a witch in the Discworld? (When shall we three meet again?)
Friday May 03 2003, 09 pm - C. Annex - Robots in Science Fiction - NealProbert, ErikKauppi, TimRyan
 Through all their various incarnations, robots have been a main stay of science fiction literature. Sure to be an eye opener. This panel will cover authors earliest creations, to their current counterparts. Come and discuss changes in how we see robots.
Friday May 03 2003, 10 pm Griffith - **Pinata Party!!** - SusanHarris
 Sick of Spam? Vent your spleen whacking an effigy of a notorious local spammer. (Yes, all spammers are full of delicious goodies, however, please don't try this at home...)
Friday May 03 2003, 10 pm W. Belle - **Policing the Internet** - RobMalda, JackBell
 The DMCA and Sen. Hollings, lobbying your rights away - RIAA, MPAA - Microsoft's Licensing 6: calling their own customers thieves, IRS audit... - A look back on the Steve Jackson case, the CDA (Communications Decency Act). - The dread "modem tax" scares of yesteryear... - The "pro" side, assuming terrorists are on the internet, what do we do? - Is Big Brother listening at your ISP?
Friday May 03 2003, 10 pm Lincoln - **Rant-off** - MichaelMarcus
 Draw a random subject. Give your finest 60 second improvisational rant. Come for your chance to be named PenguiCon’s RantMaster P 2003.
Friday May 03 2003, 11 pm N. Belle - **How is Microsoft Evil**? Vent your spleen and let's move on... PhillipWilliams, JackBell
 Let me count the ways: The code is buggy. The licensing is draconian. The business practices are Machiavellian. Come. Get the rant out of your system early. So you can enjoy the rest of the convention. (Burning Bill Gates in effigy is optional but not recommended inside the hotel.)
Friday May 03 2003, 11 pm C. Annex - LARP - CathyKlessig, EricRaymond
  Live action role playing – intrigued? Come join!

Saturday, May 4, 2003

Saturday May 04 2003, 12 am Theatre Music Jam – filk
 Our indigenous music form is wild, witty, sometimes a bit raucous, but always fun! Show up with your favorite noise-maker and join in.
Saturday May 04 2003, 02 am Off site - **Telly's Field Trip (Food)**
 A field trip for late night muchies at a local Greek Diner
Saturday May 04 2003, 02 am Fairmont - **Cinema Obscura** - JacquesTreatment
 Jacques Treatment assumes control of the horizontal and the vertical. Praise Bob! A marathon of the weird and the wonderful. Prizes awarded to those who survive.
Saturday May 04 2003, 06 am Off site - **Krispy Kreme Fieldtrip**
 Watch the folks at Krispy Kreme take a defenseless piece of dough and turn it into a greasy, sugar coated confection of wonder. Grease, sugar, and machinery - what's not to love?
Saturday May 04 2003, 10 am Burnham - **What's LUG Got To Do With It** - SteveGutterman, RichClark, PhillipWilliams
 Why a Linux User Group can be your best friend. Where else can you turn for dependable information, excellent advice, and extensive experience, and all at no cost? Where do you find one, and how do you get involved?
Saturday May 04 2003, 10 am Lincoln - **Wireless: Knowing your A, B, G's** - TroyWollenslegel, MikeOConner
 So what exactly is going on in wireless networking today? What is the difference between 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g, and why do I care? And just what is a Starbuck's Cloud, and does it require an umbrella?
Saturday May 04 2003, 10 am W. Belle - **How to Get Published** - EricFlint
 Advice on the myriad ways to get your creation publized, either in print or online.
Saturday May 04 2003, 10 am N. Belle - Fan Culture 101 (Friday May 03 2003, and Saturday) - SarahLewis, LadySarah, ShayBlackrose, TomBarber, WynJones
 Feel sorta lost? New to this type of convention? Learn the Do's, Dont's and That'll Get You Jail Time actions. This panel should teach you the basic survival techniques you need to thrive in fandom. And you might just get a hint or two about getting a hug from that really cute girl/guy you saw this morning!
Saturday May 04 2003, 10 am Griffith - The Science of Discworld - Shalla Schmidt, Daniel Kirkwood, Geoff Lamb, Gary Bratzel
 The science of Discworld isn’t really. But between Hex, Leonard of Quirm, and Bloody Stupid Johnson, you can get some sense of how things work in the Discworld. Come discuss the results of narrativium on a universe.
Saturday May 04 2003, 11 am Burnham - **TCL/TK Intro** - ClifFlynt
 Join author CliffFlynt for an introductory presentation on TCL/TK
Saturday May 04 2003, 11 am Griffith - **What is OpenSource, and Why Should I Care**? - BobMeier, tentative IlyaSterin
 Come to this panel if you are a true believer, or merely truly baffled. Come get (or give) the lowdown on what Linux is, how it can save you money, and why open source software isn’t just for geeks anymore. Escape Microsoft of Borg. Resistance is not futile. You do not need to be assimilated.
Saturday May 04 2003, 11 am N. Belle - **Cartooning Jam Session** - PeteAbrams, JDIliadFrazer
 Join Pete and Illiad as they take you through basics of comic illustration. If at all possible, we are going to see if we can get our Artist Guests of Honor to collaborate, and possibly come up with a brand new character.
Saturday May 04 2003, 11 am Theatre - **Spotlight on Discworld** - TerryPratchett
 Join author Guest of Honor TerryPratchett to discuss his writings, featuring his Discworld series. Panel will be followed by an autograph session in a seperate session in Golden Gate.
Saturday May 04 2003, 11 am W. Belle - Flirting 101 - ShayBlackrose, WynJones
 Do's and don'ts of flirting in fandom. Never quite figured how to connect with that special someone? Our panel of experts will be happy to field questions and offer unsolicited advice.
Saturday May 04 2003, 12 pm Lincoln - **An Introduction to the Linux Kernel** - RobLandley
 A look at the structure and internal operations of Linux. An in-depth examination of the kernel, along with standard services, interprocess communications, and device drivers.
Saturday May 04 2003, 12 pm Burnham - **Embedding TCL/TK** - Clif Flynt
 Using TCL/TK as glue code to build applications.
Saturday May 04 2003, 12 pm W. Belle - **Spotlight on SluggyFreelance** - Pete Abrams
 An introduction & history on the web comic Sluggy Freelance by Artist Guest of Honor Pete Abrams. The main panel discussion will also include a question and answer session to be followed by an autograph session.
Saturday May 04 2003, 12 pm N. Belle - Discworld: Witches versus wizards - KarenEverson, MiaTokatlian, KathyMorton, LorraineDonaldson, GaryBratzel, WilliamAskelKuehl
 Is this magic versus science? Order versus chaos? Black magic versus white? Common sense versus bloody stupidity? Ask a wizard, he might say that magic is neither black nor white. It is all one color. That color is octarine. The witches just laugh. Or stare at you and ask you why you want to know...
Saturday May 04 2003, 12 pm Griffith - Plots & Storylines - SarahZettel, EricFlint
 It takes more than a great idea to make a story. Our panelists offer hints and tips on creating plots and storylines to keep your creation interesting, cohesive, and intelligent.
Saturday May 04 2003, 01 pm Lincoln - **Creating Security By Giving Away Your Keys** (GPG) - Bob Meier
 A look at public/private key encryption as used in Open PGP (Pretty Good Privacy). What is it, how does it work, and where should it be used? How is it implemented in a Linux environment, and what are the advantages and drawbacks?
Saturday May 04 2003, 01 pm Griffith - **How to install Linux** - Local LUG Folks, JorgeCastro
 Are you an OpenSource newbie? Come here first to get oriented and opensourced.
Saturday May 04 2003, 01 pm C. Annex - **Artificial Intelligence** - MarcelGagne, JackBell
 Is a thinking, intelligent, self aware, self motivated, self decision making computer just fiction? Come join our discussion as we explore examples from fiction, movies, and recent progresses in computer science today.
Saturday May 04 2003, 01 pm W. Belle - Death and Discworld - KarenEverson, DanielKirkwoood, GaryBratzel, GeoffLamb, WilliamAske, JeffBeeler

 What can you say about an apparition who knows the souls of all, likes kittens, and makes a mean curry? Certified gland-free.
Saturday May 04 2003, 01 pm N.Belle - The Science Fiction Media Year in Review - Kathy Morton, Lorraine Donaldson
 The best in film, print, and online publishers is discussed.
Saturday May 04 2003, 02 pm Lincoln - **OpenSource Isn't Just A Process, Its A Way Of Life** IlyaSterin, RobLandley
 What do I need to do to participate in OpenSource development. Not just the software tools (like gcc, gdb, vi/emacs, ssh, etc.), but the social tools as well (understanding the memes in the development community and the organizational environments). Where to go to find groups actively engaged in OpenSource Development.
Saturday May 04 2003, 02 pm Burnham - **From Tuxes to Gownless Evening Straps** - SarahLewis, LadySarah
 Introduction to the Masquerade ... or possibly more aptly titled "What is she Not Wearing?!?" Sure to be an interesting event filled affair, even if you only like to watch.
Saturday May 04 2003, 02 pm Griffith - **Geeks on Motorcycles** - KathyBecker, EricMcGlohan, WynJones, JorgeCastro, ErikKauppi	
 So what's up with geeks, fen, and motorcycles? In a world full of stupid people, why ride a vehicle which offers you little or no protection against others? Is it the mileage? The ease of repair? The control? The risk? Or the chance to own something fondly called a crotch rocket? Come hear stories of the near-mystic experiences and horrible mistakes from those who are in the know.
Saturday May 04 2003, 02 pm N. Belle - **Author Signings** -  TerryPratchett, ClifFlynt, MarcelGagne, JDFrazer, SarahZettel, RobCmdrTacoMalda, PeteAbrams, EricFlint, EricRaymond
 Bring your books/media.
Saturday May 04 2003, 02 pm Theatre - Tom Smith Concert - Tom Smith
 Music & Comedy from The World's Fastest Filker
Saturday May 04 2003, 02 pm  C. Annex - Swordsmanship panel - Aegis Consulting
 Interested in what you saw in the Pool Atrium? Join the Aegis Consulting folks for a panel on real swordfighting techniques
Saturday May 04 2003, 03 pm Annex C - **Linux on the desktop** - MarcelGagne, IlyaSterin, JorgeCastro
 We've been talking about it for years. How close is it? We've got web browsing, email, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, printing, all from a nice GUI desktop, sold for $200 at Wal-mart. What's left?
Saturday May 04 2003, 03 pm Lincoln - **Embedded Linux**: What's that penguin doing in my toaster? - EricMcGlohan, NealProbert, DavidNew
 From toasters to cellphones to industrial controls, the linux kernel is popping up everywhere. What are the trends and practices for porting opensource to the embedded world?
Saturday May 04 2003, 03 pm W. Belle - **Troubleshooting 101** - Lug person TBA
 Learn fixes for common and not so common system problems. Learn what methods work best for fault isolation.
Saturday May 04 2003, 03 pm N. Belle - **I'll Give It Away And Make A Profit On Volume** - ClifFlynt, EricFlint
 How you run a successful venture based on free content. What to know about licensing considerations, and how to achieve revenue when the product is free. What are some of the historical precedents, why did many of the dot-coms fail, and what might be expected from a stable venture today.
Saturday May 04 2003, 03 pm Theatre - Masquerade - TerryPratchett, CathyRaymond, TimRyan as MOC
 Participate in or observe the time honored tradition of costuming.
Saturday May 04 2003, 04 pm C. Annex - **PenguiBot** - NealProbert
 Linux friendly robotics
Saturday May 04 2003, 04 pm Lincoln - **Linux in the Enterprise** - IlyaSterin
 Presentation on how Linux is becoming the most used operating system in server environments. Why is Linux being used in the enterprise and how is it able to compete against the proprietary alternatives? We’ll also discuss the adoption of Open Source software in the enterprise and how it's benefiting IT infrastructures globally.
Saturday May 04 2003, 04 pm ConSuite - **Wine and Cheese Tasting** - RobLandley
 Fine imported and local cheeses, with a selection of local wines.
Saturday May 04 2003, 04 pm W. Belle - The Antihero in Fiction - Jeff Beeler, Susan Harris, William Askel

 Pratchett's Crowley. Brust's Vlad Taltos. Zelazny's Corwin of Amber. B5's Londo Mollari. Scorpius from Farscape. They’re the characters you love to hate. Come tell us whether they’re heroes – or not.
Saturday May 04 2003, 05 pm Lincoln - **Looking for love in all the web places** - SteveGutterman, TroyWollenslegel, LorraineDonaldson
 Sex sells, but does romance? It seems so, since there is no shortage of Web dating sites. But do they really produce results? Do men and women both use them? Or is one gender on "Soulmate.com", and the other on "AdultFriendFinder.com"?
Saturday May 04 2003, 05 pm Griffith - **GoHBanquet** - Terry Pratchett, JDIliadFrazer, RobMalda, PeteAbrams, EricRaymond
 Extra cost event – Get your tickets early!
Saturday May 04 2003, 06 pm Lincoln - **Lightning Sessions** - RobLandley
 Close up on XFree86, Gnome, KDE, Gnucash, etc. Dependent on the expertise of our panel members.
Saturday May 04 2003, 06 pm Theatre - **Tcl/tk GUI implementation** - ClifFlynt
 ClifFlynt discusses techniques to create functional and elegant GUIs to wrap around applications.
Saturday May 04 2003, 07 pm N. Belle - Guest of Honor Speeches - TerryPratchett, JDIliadFrazer, RobMalda, PeteAbrams, EricRaymond, TimRyan as MOC
 Listen to our GoH's pontificate.
Saturday May 04 2003, 08 pm Lincoln - **Defining The Operating System** - RobLandley
 What is a computer operating system, what are its major components, and what does it do? What are some of the commonly used systems today, and what are the differences among them? What is the relationship between an operating system and the hardware that it runs on?
Saturday May 04 2003, 08 pm Annex C - **Chocolate Ritual** - LadySarah, PaulaHandley, Moira
 Come and worship with us the most wonderful substance in the world... Chocolate! (bring your own milk) Chaos organized by Lady Sarah with assistance from Paula Handley, Moira and assorted other minions. Note: if you can't stand the parody, stay out of the ritual.
Saturday May 04 2003, 08 pm ConSuite - **Scotch Tasting** - JohnGuest,JackBell
 Sample fine single malts while receiving an education in the crafting and geography of scotch.
Saturday May 04 2003, 09 pm Annex C - **BLOGging for fun and (no) profit** - JorgeCastro, RobCmdrTacoMalda
 The Weblog, the ultimate in self-publishing. Get your 15 minutes of fame by sharing your thoughts, your opinions, and every inconsequential event in your life over the net. Learn the secrets of the BLOG masters: Google bombs, writing in Welsh, or inventing a nifty name like "Slashdot" for your BLOG.
Saturday May 04 2003, 09 pm Theatre - Art Auction - Art Show staff
 Get your bids in before 6pm!
Saturday May 04 2003, 09 pm N. Belle - Dance with D.J. Bill - BillPutt
 You've been sitting all day, so get up and shake your booty!
Saturday May 04 2003, 09 pm Lincoln - Farscape: Unique is Always Valuable - KathyMorton, KatePratt, NancyCrichton
 Leather, Critters, and Weapons of Mass Destruction. This ain't your Daddy's Sci Fi. Share the wonders of the Uncharted Territories. Find out what makes Farscape so special that its cancellation brought out the largest and most technically savvy effort to save a show in history at www.savefarscape.com. Presented by the Yahoo Group DetroitScapers.

Sunday, May 5, 2003

Sunday May 05 2003, 12 am Theatre - Drumming Jam
 Fen with drums – 'nuff said!
Sunday May 05 2003, 02 am Fairmont - Cinema Obscura - Jacques Treatment
 Jacques Treatment assumes control of the horizontal and the vertical. Praise Bob! A marathon of the weird and the wonderful. Prizes awarded to those who survive.
Sunday May 05 2003, 10 am Burnham - **Java on Linux** - IlyaSterin
 Learn the basics of the Java programming language, install and configure it on Linux OS, and write small programs with it. We’ll discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Java and why it is so popular in heterogeneous environments.
Sunday May 05 2003, 10 am Griffith - **Just What's In That Ugly Grey Box**? - JohnGuest, JeremyDavis, MarcusWatts
 A look into the hardware of the modern PC. What are all the bits and pieces, and how do they (usually) manage to work together. CPU, main bus, video systems, memory, disk storage, external communications (serial, parallel, USB 1.0 & 2.0, Firewire, network), input devices, and more.
Sunday May 05 2003, 10 am Lincoln - **TCL/TK Client Server Monitors for firewalls** - ClifFlynt
 Monitoring firewalls and improving your security with TCL/TK. Presented by ClifFlynt.
Sunday May 05 2003, 10 am N. Belle - **Copyright and Licensing HOWTO** - SteveGutterman, CathyRaymond
 What do the licenses source code is distributed under actually MEAN? Public domain through copyleft. The GPL, LGPL, Mozilla, BSD/MIT, "Shared Source", and why it's a bad idea to write your own license, even when you really do know what you're doing.
Sunday May 05 2003, 10 am W. Belle - **Introduction to Local User Groups (LUGs)** - BobMeier, PhillipWilliams
 Find out where local computer and technical User Groups are located, what platforms and events they specialize in, and when they meet. Find out how to start your own LUG.
Sunday May 05 2003, 10 am Theatre - **Critters of Discworld** - AnneMurphy, TiffLamb, GaryBratzel, WilliamAskelKuehl
 So what is the Luggage, exactly? What’s this with camel mathematicians? Does the Great A’tuin really taste like chicken? This and more.
Sunday May 05 2003, 11 am Lincoln - **Server Consolidation and Virtual Machines** - JohnGuest
 Products like Vmware and Polycenter are revolutionizing how servers are deployed.
Sunday May 05 2003, 11 am Griffith - **Got Linux, now what**? - MarcelGagne
 Got my Linux. Got my network. Got my firewall. What do I do when it breaks?
Sunday May 05 2003, 11 am C. Annex - **My bot can beat your bot** - Neal Probert
Sunday May 05 2003, 11 am Theatre - **Baen Free Library** - EricFlint
 They've GIVING AWAY BOOKS FOR FREE. And the authors (and publisher) are making money from doing it! Want to know where to get these free books? Want to know how this is making authors money? Come listen to EricFlint, Baen Free Librarian Extraordinaire, and let him explain this triumph of altruism over common sense...
Sunday May 05 2003, 11 am N. Belle - Discworld Jeopardy - TerryPratchett
 I’d like Rim Geography for $400, please…
Sunday May 05 2003, 11 am W. Belle - History of SciFi - EricRaymond
 ESR presents his recent <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/writings/sf-history.html">essay on Science Fiction</a>.
Sunday May 05 2003, 12 pm Griffith - **The Future of Computing** - MarcusWatts
 64 bit processors, gobs of memory, and enormous (yet tiny) disks. Pervasive wireless/cellular networking. Laptops replacing desktop computers, and cell phones becoming the computer you carry with you. And someday, maybe even open source Unix on the desktop.
Sunday May 05 2003, 12 pm W. Belle - **XML and Perl** - IlyaSterin
 Join IlyaSterin (author of "XML and Perl") for an introduction to XML and then Perl, followed by a presentation on XML and Perl for application development. XML is an example of an open standard and Perl is an OpenSource general interpreted programming language. We’ll talk about the benefits of each and then learn how to use them together. The session will follow with an overview of the XML and Perl OpenSource future development and discussion the current functionality that is available.
Sunday May 05 2003, 12 pm Lincoln - **Mommy, Where Do Penguins Come From**? - RobLandley
 In 1991, a teenager in Finland did something in his bedroom for which he will be remembered for the rest of his life. Since then, he's given it to everyone he's come in contact with. Come to this panel and share the love.
Sunday May 05 2003, 12 pm Theatre - **Spotlight on UserFriendly** - JDIliadFrazer
 Join another of our Artist Guest of Honors, J.D. Frazer (Illiad) to discuss his web comic User Friendly. Included in this panel will be a history/introduction into the Ufie world, to be followed by an autograph session.
Sunday May 05 2003, 12 pm N. Belle - Discworld Geography - ShallaSchmidt, BrianKirkwood, AnneMurphy
 Can you find your way from the Hub to Pseudopolis? Where’s the nearest port to the Counterweight Continent? Cue theme music: Do you know the way to Ankh-Morpork…?
Sunday May 05 2003, 01 pm Griffith - **Tool builders vs. appliancers** - JackBell, LorraineDonaldson
 Or how to separate the Hackers from the Script Kiddiez.
Sunday May 05 2003, 01 pm Theatre - **Computer security**: how to fireproof your system - ClifFlynt
 How can you lock down your system and what tools are available?
Sunday May 05 2003, 01 pm Burnham - **Teflon coating Penguicon against the suits** - Tracy Worcester
 Everyone has heard horror stories about software projects, companies, and events which were fun and vital and effective until someone in Corporateland looked upon them and said, "hmmm, this could make me money." Come to discuss how to be a part of teflon-coating PenguiCon against several of the major hazards, such as suit incursion, vision collision, and terminal schism.
Sunday May 05 2003, 01 pm N. Belle - **Yo Ho Ho and an Mp3** - SteveGutterman, CathyRaymond
 "The senator from Disney would like to be recognized..." means you agree to the license. Acronyms like DMCA, RIAA, MPAA, and UCITA are eating away at the concept of "Fair Use". What's going on, and why should you care?
Sunday May 05 2003, 01 pm C.Annex - Swordsmanship panel - Aegis Consulting
 Interested in what you saw in the Pool Atrium? Join the Aegis Consulting folks for a panel on real swordfighting techniques.
Sunday May 05 2003, 02 pm Theatre - **Closing ceremonies** - TracyWorcester
 What did we do right? What did we do wrong? Your feed back please! (Check rotten vegetables at the door.)
Sunday May 05 2003, 02 pm Griffith - **The Future of Comics, Online vs. Print** - JDIliadFrazer, PeteAbrams
 Is there an advantage to being published on paper vs. web publishing? Come join PeteAbrams and Illiad, our Artist Guests of Honor, as they discuss the advantages, disadvantages, & perks for each format.
Sunday May 05 2003, 03 pm N. Belle - **Dead Dog Party**
 So long, and thanks for all the fish! Help us kill the last of the food and clean up.
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