Kiernan (kgb666000) wrote in pioneerpoly,

3Pi-Con -- May Contain Nuts!

Jonesing for some awesome convention fun in the middle of August?Looking for a fun weekend within two hours of Boston? Want to meet Cory Doctorow and Randall Munroe? Then look no further, Pi-Con is your answer!

Pi-Con takes place every Summer in the Pioneer Valley. This year it is August22-24th, at the Clarion Hotel in West Springfield. Cory and Randall are our Guests of Honor, but they are complimented by over 50 other wonderful guests including Jeff Mach, our Meta geek Guest of Honor, and our awesome Guest of Awesome, Jennifer Williams. They will be speaking on a wide array of topics that will include:

  • Brain Machine Interface
  • Building Robots from Junk
  • Reaching a Post-Scarcity World
  • Blogging 101
  • Comics Beyond Superheroes
  • Dystopian Fiction
  • Does Star Trek Have a Future?
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • And many many more!

Even if you don't know anyone going, Pi-Con has a relaxed atmosphere that makes it a great place to get to know new people. I've even heard that past attendees think it's the nicest convention in the Northeast!

Membership rates go up July 15th, and the convention hotel discount rates(starting at $85 a night) go away after July 22nd, so head on over to the Pi-Con website to register and get more information today!

-Kiernan G-S
Gaming Chair - 3Pi-Con
Membership Coordinator - Worlds Apart Games

P.S. Feel free to ask questions here, I will try and answer them the best I can, or direct you to who can.
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