Balticon 48, The Maryland Regional Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention will be held Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-26, 2014 at the Hunt Valley Inn (a Wyndham affiliate), 245 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, Maryland. Balticon is sponsored and produced by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society, Inc. dedicated to the promotion of, and an appreciation for, science fiction in all of its many forms.
Guest of Honor: Brandon Sanderson
Artist Guest of Honor: Halo Jankowski
Bard/Music Guest of Honor: Kenneth Anders
2014 Heinlein Award Recipient: Geoffrey A. Landis
Special Science Guest (Sunday Only): Vinton Cerf
Ghost of Honor: Robert Jordan (1948 – 2007)
There will be the usual things, vendors, autograph sessions, readings, films and programs. The videos include: Ironman 3, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Gravity, Dr Who: The Web of Fear, Frozen and The Fall of the House of Usher.
Other programs include:
Developing a Mobile App- Where Do I Start?
Getting the Most out of Google Plus & Hangouts On Air
Paper Vs. Digital Publishing
SF Films of the 70s
Favorite Science Fiction Authors
How to write from an animal point of view
Next Steps: What To Do After Recording Your Podcast
How To Read Writers We Don't Understand
Etiquette in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Electronics and Your Costume
The Fantasy Author’s Guide to Beer
Click for a look at the Pocket Program. (PDF)