Please pardon the cross posting
Science Fiction and Fantasy: Looking at Information Technology and the
Information Rights of the Individual
Speakers: Cory Doctorow, Tor Books; Eric Flint, Baen Books; Vernor
Vinge, Tor Books; Brandon Sanderson, Tor Books
Saturday, June 28th 4-5:30pm
Anaheim Convention Center 304 A/B
Note the time change from our traditional slot, but also note that
we've got a convenient Convention Center location!
Distinguished science fiction and fantasy authors will discuss the
visionary nature of their craft, how speculative literature suggests
new ideas and technologies, and the possible impacts these
developments could have on society in the future. This year's authors
are Cory Doctorow, Eric Flint, Vernor Vinge and Brandon Sanderson,
experts in the field of information technology, access to information,
and the rights of individuals, along with just being really good
authors. Come to listen, ask questions, and enjoy!
And for those interested in becoming members of LITA's Imagineering
Interest Group, we'll be having our annual meeting on:
Monday, June 30th, 8am Hilton Anaheim Balboa B
Or you can contact Cara Kinsey at [log in to unmask]
Please pass this on to anyone you know who might be interested.
Jessica E. Moyer, M.S., C.A.S.
Doctoral Student, Literacy Education
College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Adjunct Faculty, Information Management/MLIS, College of St. Catherine
Phone: 715 309 2192 Email: [log in to unmask]
Research Based Readers' Advisory, ALA Editions 2008