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July 1 - 3, 2016


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Programming


Various interesting panels, sessions and events beginning Friday afternoon will be scheduled for your enlightenment and enjoyment. Subjects range from the delightfully silly to the seriously sublime.

If you would like to be part of our panels, sessions and events, or just have programming suggestions, go to the new Event Planning Dashboard and log in (or create a new account). From there you can volunteer as a Programming Participant, request a table in the Creators' Alley*, make programming suggestions and much more.

*Please note that tables and half-tables in the Creators' Alley area of the Expo Hall are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are reserved specifically for authors, artists, etc. that are interested in selling, promoting, and autographing their own works and would like to have additional opportunities to meet face-to-face with their fans and other attendees of InConJunction. Authors, artists, etc. that are planning on selling any other additional merchandise must purchase vendor space in the InConJunction Expo Hall. Artists that would like to display their works and make them available for purchase (in particular artists that are not planning on attending InConJunction or who may require additional hanging/display space) are encouraged to contact the Art Show organizer to reserve space in the InConJunction Art Show.

If you have questions about InConJunction's programming, have any recommendations or suggestions that you would like to share, or need any other additional information please feel free to contact our Programming Coordinator via email at programming@inconjunction.org or write to:

InConJunction XXXVI -- Programming
P.O. Box 68514
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0514

For your convenience, you can click-to-view a printable copy of the program grid or the program listing. If you prefer, you can download a PDF version of the program grid or the program listing, both of which work great on tablets and e-readers.



Programming Schedule Grid


Friday, July 1st
TimeMain ProgrammingIndianapolis Ballroom A-BIndianapolis Ballroom CIndianapolis Ballroom DGrand Ballroom 7-8DIY ZoneStarship Bridge RoomCon-SuiteAtrium
2:00 PMStarship Bridge Simulators
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
3:30 PM
4:00 PMSIGMA: The Science Fiction Think TankI have this nagging feeling...Partying SafelyFavorite Book You Read since Last InconjunctionAlien Obscenities
4:30 PM
5:00 PMFandom in the UKCrossroads Crash: The Wizard's VaultI have a great idea for a book!Cruisin' the MultiverseLightweight Armor making
5:30 PM
6:00 PMMike Nixon in ConcertUtopia in Science FictionFrom Mind to Market; turning your character into a mass produced plushSuper Happy Fun TimeI have no idea what I'm doing...Starship Bridge Simulators
6:30 PM
7:00 PMOpening CeremoniesLibraries of the futureWriting DiversityGenre Blending: Scifi, Fantasy and More
7:30 PM
8:00 PMInConJunction Play: "In The Beginning"Fifty Years of 1966 BatmanComic Book Movies and TelevsionShared, Mirrored, and Swapped Bodies
8:30 PM
9:00 PMWax Chaotic ConcertSuccessful Indie Publishing: Tricks and TrapsTops in time travel?Awkward Twitter Mingle
9:30 PM
10:00 PMOpen FILKBeginner Belly Dance
10:30 PM
11:00 PM
11:30 PM
12:00 AMGhost Stories
12:30 AM
Saturday, July 2nd
TimeMain ProgrammingIndianapolis Ballroom A-BIndianapolis Ballroom CIndianapolis Ballroom DGrand Ballroom 7-8DIY ZoneStarship Bridge RoomCon-SuiteAtrium
9:00 AMWhy Villains MatterAlien Worlds and RacesCrossroads Crash: The Devious DeviceIndy Lightsaber Academy: Saber TrainingBlood Drive
9:30 AM
10:00 AMFarscape Q&APlay Reading: Midwestern HemisphereZombies, Zombies, Zombies! Something to sink your teeth into!Design and Decorate Your Own Tiny Hat WorkshopStarship Bridge SimulatorsGet Up and Play!
10:30 AM
11:00 AMArlan Andrews' short stories and flash fictionEnergy, momentum, and time
11:30 AM
12:00 PMTV's New Golden AgeMeet Your Local Fan GroupsIndy Lightsaber Academy: TournamentT-Shirt Printing
12:30 PM
1:00 PMCharity AuctionSong Writing with Wax ChaoticMid Year Meeting for Starfleet CommandEmbroidery for Dummies
1:30 PM
2:00 PMScientists and Science FictionIndie Publishing: Building Your BrandScience Fiction and Fantasy TodayPrismacolor Marker Demo
2:30 PM
3:00 PMVideo Trivia ContestCrossroads Crash: Powerful machinationsSTAGE ONE: Indy theater for actors and/or audience membersStorytellingBuild Your Own LightsaberCupCake Decorating
3:30 PM
4:00 PMTop 10 WorstFarcical Aquatic Ceremonies? Political systems in Fantasy and ScifiTechnobabble: More Tech or More Babble?Strange Stories about Coming Up With CharactersStarship Bridge Simulators
4:30 PM
5:00 PMWax Chaotic ConcertMisquotesTechnology & Non-Computer GamesGeek Girls Unite! Reflections on Female CharactersHistory of the IndycentHow to customize a My Little Pony
5:30 PM
6:00 PMOur Changing View of the Martian LandscapeStar Wars Rogue One Speculation PanelJudging a Book By Its Cover: Designing a Cover For Your Self-Published BookLou Harry's Pub Trivia Strikes AgainHappy happy vampires
6:30 PM
7:00 PMFederation MoralityFandom Coloring Session
7:30 PM
8:00 PMMasqueradeThe Shake Ups In In Ponyville: A My Little Pony-Themed Tribute Band!Geek Swap
8:30 PMRehearsal: Collecting All the Species
9:00 PMPlay reading: Collecting All the SpeciesWhat's going on in comics?Submerge: Movie Screening and Q&A
9:30 PM
10:00 PMWeird ScienceSaturday Night Dance and Karaoke Same Actor/Same Character?
10:30 PM
11:00 PM
11:30 PMRocky Horror Picture Show1st Venture into New Science Fiction Series from TammyJo Eckhart
12:00 AM
12:30 AM
Sunday, July 3rd
TimeMain ProgrammingIndianapolis Ballroom A-BIndianapolis Ballroom CIndianapolis Ballroom DGrand Ballroom 7-8DIY ZoneStarship Bridge RoomCon-SuiteAtrium
10:00 AMYouTube and FandomThem's Fighting Words: Writing Combat In Science FictionNon-denominational Christian ServicePain is Hilarious!Adult Coloring and Why It Helps Relieve StressStarship Bridge Simulators
10:30 AM
11:00 AMHow Has Independent Filmmaking Changed?Why Heroes Must Be FlawedEarthbuilding - Because I'm tired of techno-tarianism and dystopiaComic Book Inspired NovelsLego Challenge!Sunday Morning Coloring Session
11:30 AM
12:00 PMThe Economics of Self-PublishingDigital Comics: Where are we now?Your favorite superhero feeling excluded?Are There Too Many Superhero Shows on TV Now?Crossroads Crash: Final Flight
12:30 PM
1:00 PMEntrePublishing: You can be a publisher too!New trek on the horizon.Pagan RitualLoving Your Cosplay Body
1:30 PM
2:00 PMCanonization
2:30 PM
3:00 PMClosing Ceremonies/Rapping with the ConChair
3:30 PM
4:00 PMMeet the Circle of Janus
4:30 PM


Programming Schedule Listing


Friday, July 1st
12:00 PM Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Peter Capaldi: "The Last Christmas"   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: PG)
Clara discovers Santa Claus and his two snarky elves Ian and Wolfe on her rooftop early Christmas morning, followed by the arrival of the Doctor, whom she hasn't seen in months. Meanwhile, a group of scientists at the North Pole are trying to save their fellow crewmates, who have been taken over by strange parasitic aliens. Can the Doctor and Clara save Christmas for the survivors? Not everything is as it seems...

Anime Room

Ace Attorney (Sci-Fi/Mystery) (Rated: Teen)   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: PG-13)
In the near future, Japan's legal system has become a complicated mess and the courtroom is dominated by powerful and greedy law firms. Based on the popular Nintendo DS game series, follow Ace Attorney Phoenix Wright as he blazes through the courts for righteousness and justice. OBJECTION!!!

1:30 PM Dr. Who Room

FIREBALL XL5: "Planet 46"   (30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
Gerry Anderson's legendary Super Marionation series returns with the adventures of Col. Steve Zodiac and his friends as they explore the galaxy! In this episode, Fireball XL5 intercepts a planetoic missile aimed straight for Earth from the world designated as Plaent 46

2:00 PM Dr. Who Room

FIREBALL XL5: "Wings of Danger"   (30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
Steve is poisoned by a robotic bird while investigating strange signals on Planet 46.

Anime Room

Sousei no Onmyouji (Science Fantasy) (Rated: Teen)   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: PG-13)
Onmyouji are powerful Shinto Buddhist priests and monks that specialize in the management, exorcism, and rituals of the spirit world. Powerful students are trained from an early age, but when things become so chaotic that they begin affecting the real world in dramatic ways, only a chosen few can restore the spirit world to balance.

Grand Ballroom 6

Starship Bridge Simulators   (4 Hours - Gaming - Rating: G)
Step aboard a starship and explore the galaxy. Artemis and Empty Epsilon bridge simulators will be running 1 hour long missions continuously throughout the day.

2:30 PM Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Paul McGann: "The Enemy Within"   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: PG)
Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the controversial 1996 "backdoor pilot" that revived Doctor Who for a new age. Many of the qualities of the current series were adapted from this feature-length adventure, including a TARDIS that truly embraced the "bigger on the inside" concept. The Seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy!) is returning the remains of the Master (Eric Roberts) to Gallifrey from Skaro when the TARDIS is forced to land on contemporary Earth, where a series of unfortunate events causes the Doctor to regenerate (into Paul McGann), while the Master's essence, now in the body of an ambulance attendant, seeks to take over the TARDIS.

4:00 PM Main Programming

SIGMA: The Science Fiction Think Tank   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
Dr. Andrews discusses his work in the White House Science Office in 1992. Arlan founded SIGMA as a way for science fiction writers to advise the US Government on matters of futurism.

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

I have this nagging feeling...   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: PG-13)
How do you know if that knockout scene or quirky character or clever phrase has bubbled up out of your own fertile imagination, or if it was planted there by some awful movie you saw twelve years ago? Come explore with our panel the tools of the trade to ferret out re-used ideas, and avoid the scorn of that know-it-all 16-year-old at your next convention. We'll have a computer and internet connection rolling for live demos.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Partying Safely   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: PG-13)
How can you participate fully and safely in the convention party scene? Come join some folks who've been attending and throwing parties for years and hear what they have to suggest.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Favorite Book You Read since Last Inconjunction   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: PG)
Bring your favorite books since the last Inconjunction to share with others. What about it made it your favorite? What genre(s) is it? Is is part of a series? From an author you've been reading for decades or a new discovery? Come to help others create reading lists for the next year and expand your own list in the process.

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Alien Obscenities   (1 Hour - Round Table Discussion - Rating: PG)
Alien characters with alien cultures must have believable, yet alien things to swear about.

Dr. Who Room

WELCOME TO THE WHOOSIER NETWORK!    (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: PG)
Mark "De Boss" Dooley welcomes everyone to the "convention within a convention", the Whoosier Network room at InCon Junction! And to kick off this wild weekend, we present Mark's brand-new video, "The Intersection" by Celestial Navigations!

Anime Room

Seisen Cerberus (Fantasy) (Rated: Teen)   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: PG-13)
After a failed attempt to contain the terrible reign of a dragon in their lands, young Hiiro aims to become a master swordsman to avenge his family, only to find out that he is bound to the dragon as a result of the botched ritual.

5:00 PM Main Programming

Fandom in the UK   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: PG)
Author Guest of Honor Simon Morden discusses his experiences with fans and fandom in the UK and how it compares to those in the USA.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Crossroads Crash: The Wizard's Vault   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
We have crashed in your dimension and need your help getting home. The spell we need is contained in a Gringotts vault and we need you to get it out via Harry Potter charades. Accio Participants!

Indianapolis Ballroom D

I have a great idea for a book!   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
So you have a great idea, now it has to become a book. Come talk with some published authors about what is involved in how they take that interesting idea and turn it into a complete book. What's the steps they go through, trials, and tribulations involved in that singular act of creation.

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Cruisin' the Multiverse   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
There are so many different worlds portrayed in Sci-fi and Fantasy; come discuss which fictional universe you would like to live in and why.

DIY Zone

Lightweight Armor making   (1 Hour - Demonstration - Rating: G)
Featured guest Michelle Mussoni shares her expertise in making cosplay armor.

Dr. Who Room

DANGER MOUSE CLASSICS: "Rogue Robots", "Who Stole the Bagpipes?"   (30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
He's the greatest! He's fantastic! And whenever there is danger he'll be there! England's other great TV hero and his trusty manservant Penfold have returned with all new episodes, but first let's look at some of the classic episodes from the original 1980's series. If you love any of Jay Ward's great cartoons, you'll soon find that the writers of Danger Mouse spent many a night in a Rocky and Bullwinkle-induced stupor coming up with this witty, wink-wink-nudge-nudge-say-no-more lovefest!

5:30 PM Dr. Who Room

DANGER MOUSE: THE NEW ADVENTURES: "Danger Mouse Begins... Again!", "Danger at C Level"   (30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
Yes, he's back! And everything you loved about the original Danger Mouse is back for a whole new generation! And his old arch-enemies are back, such as Baron Von Greenback!

6:00 PM Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Mike Nixon in Concert   (1 Hour - Performance - Rating: PG-13)
Mike Nixon, a founding member of the Filk/Rock band Toyboat, in a solo concert focusing on his original acoustic songs.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Utopia in Science Fiction   (1 Hour - Round Table Discussion - Rating: PG)
One person's heaven is sometimes another person's hello. Utopian visions are sprinkled throughout science fiction, but some of those visions are nightmares to others. A look at at how SF stories, books, films and TV have portrayed utopias and dystopias.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

From Mind to Market; turning your character into a mass produced plush   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
Guest of Honor Heather Kreiter discuses the process of how one takes a character idea to mass production.

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Super Happy Fun Time   (1 Hour - Contest - Rating: G)
Stupid fun with the hit games such as "What Would U Do For a T-Shirt." Were U the audience answer questions to win a chance to entertain us to win shirts and other prizes.

DIY Zone

I have no idea what I'm doing...   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: G)
Interested in costuming but have no idea where to start? A multiple time masquerade winner will discuss his approach to costuming; having started costuming with a just bunch of cardboard boxes from Wal-mart; a hot glue gun; and possibly more ambition than sense.

Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Peter Capaldi: "The Magician's Apprentice"   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: PG)
The Doctor has been missing for months Earth-time, and Clara suddenly finds herself working with UNIT to deal with the sudden reappearance of "Missy" (A.K.A. The Master), who needs to locate him after receiving his last will and testament... which in Time Lord procedure, can only be delivered the day before death.

Anime Room

My Life as a Cosplayer (Interactive Panel/Discussion) (Rated: All Ages)   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: G)
An open discussion about the life of cosplayers and their experiences both in and out of conventions.

Grand Ballroom 6

Starship Bridge Simulators   (4 Hours - Gaming - Rating: G)
Step aboard a starship and explore the galaxy. Artemis and Empty Epsilon bridge simulators will be running 1 hour long missions continuously throughout the day.

7:00 PM Main Programming

Opening Ceremonies   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: G)
InConJunction 36: Welcoming Guests of Honor and Featured Guests, as well as a few surprises.

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Libraries of the future   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
What will libraries of the future look like? Who will work in them? Why will they be important?

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Writing Diversity   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
Science Fiction and Fantasy offer wonderful opportunities to write a wide variety of characters. A discussion about exploring those options, whether you're writing about alien races or citizens of Earth.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Genre Blending: Scifi, Fantasy and More   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
Mixing science fiction and fantasy with other genres like mystery and westerns can give you a genre cocktail that is great...or very, very bad. Some authors have been hugely successful, while others have crashed and burned. Our experts tell you how to get it just right.

Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Peter Capaldi: "The Witch's Familiar"   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: G)
With the Doctor in the clutches of the Daleks and their dying creator Davros, and Clara and Missy presumably vaporized, how will the Time Lord survive? And for what purpose has Davros summoned the Doctor to Skaro?

Anime Room

Charlotte (Sci-Fi/Modern/Drama) (Rated: Teen)   (6 Hours - Video - Rating: PG-13)
In the near future, youths around Japan are developing quirky super-powers. One girl has made it her mission to find and shelter these individuals before unscrupulous scientists and organizations can take them away to be experimented on.

8:00 PM Main Programming

InConJunction Play: "In The Beginning"   (1 Hour - Performance - Rating: G)
Come see the InConJunction 'Not Our Fault Players' perform the original play "Crossroads of the Multiverse: In the Beginning." A look into the prehistoric origins of the Sci-fi/Fantasy Convention.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Fifty Years of 1966 Batman   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
On January 12, 1966, Adam West and Burt Ward became overnight stars on the brand new mid-season replacement show "Batman." Come learn the story behind the scenes of how this fantastic show came to be, and why it endures as one of the most loved TV shows of all time.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Comic Book Movies and Televsion   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: G)
Explore the influence comic books have had on film and television in rec
Are Comic Book films and television a passing fad?
Are they moving in the right direction?
Are the properties being treated with the proper respect and reverence by creators and fans alike?ent years.

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Shared, Mirrored, and Swapped Bodies   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
What are the technical challenges involved in sharing or swapping bodies in fiction? How do you deal with character copies?

Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Peter Capaldi: "Under the Lake", "Before the Flood"   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
In an underwater mining facility called the Drum, the Doctor and Clara arrive three days after the crew have unearthed an empty black spaceship. The crew members then start dying, and the survivors find themselves faced with an army of hollow-eyed homicidal ghosts!

9:00 PM Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Wax Chaotic Concert   (1 Hour - Performance - Rating: G)
Musical Guest of Honor, Wax Chaotic performs live.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Successful Indie Publishing: Tricks and Traps   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: G)
This workshop will help attendees navigate the intricacies of independent publishing, from start to finish, showing them what to do and what to avoid in order to become a successful self-published author.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Tops in time travel?   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
What are your favorite examples of time travel in movies and television? Bring your suggestions and let's get into it.

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Awkward Twitter Mingle   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: PG-13)
Over the past ten years, Twitter has been one of the ways people have been connecting online, in 140 characters or less. The Awkward Twitter Mingle is a play on the standard #TweetUp, that allows users from the platform to meet the person behind the @ sign, and allows opportunities for selfies, connection, and networking.

9:30 PM Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Peter Capaldi - "The Girl Who Died", "The Woman Who Lived"   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
Game of Thrones fans, take heed! Maisie Williams guests as the young viking daughter whose warrior-less village faces annhilation by an alien despot, and the Doctor and Clara have only 12 hours to train the villagers!

10:00 PM Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Open FILK   (3 Hours - Performance - Rating: G)
Take some time to play your favorites; or just stop by and listen.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Beginner Belly Dance   (1 Hour - Workshop - Rating: PG-13)
Learn to love your body through movement with an ancient style of dance and modern music! Class includes a brief history, dance instruction, and open dancing. All genders welcome!

11:00 PM Dr. Who Room

BLAKES 7: "The Way Back"   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: G)
Gareth Roberts, one of England's best actors, recently passed after a long career that encompassed stage, screen, television, and radio. In tribute to this versatile thespian, we present the first three episodes of his best remembered role, rebel Roj Blake. In this episode, the quiet, unassuming citizen of a tyrannical federation discovers his hidden past... the leader of a secret underground uprising against the federation!

12:00 AM Indianapolis Ballroom D

Ghost Stories   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: PG)
Gather after midnight to share your favorite scary story; if you dare...

Dr. Who Room

BLAKES 7: "Space Fall"   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: G)
As the prison transporter plunges away from Earth, another ship, seemingly abandoned, pulls up alongside... and for Blake and his newly-formed band of convicts and thieves, it's their only hope of escape.

Anime Room

Mystery Hentai Theatre 3000 (Interactive Panel/Discussion) (Rated: Mature)   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: NC-17)
We aren't going to say what is on the screen, but we can guarantee that it will be fun to heckle once it's up there. (IDs will be checked for this panel)

1:00 AM Dr. Who Room

BLAKES 7: "Cygnus Alpha"   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: G)
Now in command of the mysterious spaceship, Blake, Avon, and Jenna head to Cygnus Alpha to rescue the abandoned prisoners. But they find opposition in a religious cult led by a 'divine' ruler (Brian Blessed) who is determined to take the ship as his own.

2:00 AM Dr. Who Room

DALEKS: INVASION EARTH 2150 A.D. (1967)   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
The second of the two Doctor Who films produced by Arru Productions and starring Peter Cushing as the whimsical "Dr. Who". When a police detective (Bernard Cribbons!) stumbles into the TARDIS to phone in a robbery, he finds himself on a journey to London in 2150 A.D., now under the subugation of the Daleks!

3:30 AM Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Tom Baker: "Meglos"   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: G)
Jacqueline Hill, one of the original companions, made a final appearance on Doctor Who as the leader of the Tigellians, whose civilization has fractured over possession of Tigelia'smain power source, the Dodecahedron. She calls upon the Doctor and Romana for help, but the sinister shapeshifter Meglos has trapped them aboard the TARDIS, and he has his own plans for the massive device!

5:30 AM Dr. Who Room

Room shutdown until 9:00 AM   (3 Hours, 30 Minutes)
Even Doctor Who fans have to knock off for a few hours. Go, get some rest. We'll be back at 9:00 after a nice rest and a hearty breakfast!

Saturday, July 2nd
6:00 AM Anime Room

Anime Randomness (Various) (Rated: Teen)   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: PG-13)
Japan has no shortage of weird things, but among them are the shows that they use to fill in the blanks of their heavy commercial periods right after school. Both to entice youths to watch the ads and so that they have something to do, a number of short anime episodes get released to fill in these gaps between commercials. Often, these shows end up pretty wild or bizarre due to the super-compressed storytelling.

7:00 AM Anime Room

Aria the Avvenire (Sci-Fi/Drama) (Rated: Teen)   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: PG-13)
The newest installment of the 'slowest anime you'll ever enjoy,' while some of Aqua's young Undine candidates have become full members of their companies, Aria Company's Akari continues her training. As more distance forms between her and her friends, she's taken a new student under her wing and guides her to a magical life in Neo-Venezia's canals as only she can.

8:00 AM Anime Room

Kizunaiver (Sci-Fi/Drama) (Rated: Teen)   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: PG-13)
The mysterious boy Katsuhira has lost his memories and his ability to feel pain and most other emotions in a bizarre incident in his youth. Unable to see himself in others, a secret organization inflicts 'Wounds that Bind' on him and 6 other students with odd personalities in order to open the doorway to a mythical paradise, forcing them to learn more about themselves and each other.

9:00 AM Main Programming

Why Villains Matter   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
Could we have heroes without them? Let's discuss the best a worst of villains. Who are our favorites?

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Alien Worlds and Races   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
An author's world building skills play a large part in making the setting for a story believable (or, as is often the case, not). How do you create a realistic planet? What goes into making a race convincing? Come let our authors show you how to build a world that captivates your audience.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Crossroads Crash: The Devious Device   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
We need your help to get our navigational system functional. Smaller puzzles become bigger puzzles as we gain the capability to find our way back to our dimension

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Indy Lightsaber Academy: Saber Training   (3 Hours - Demonstration - Rating: G)
Learn the ancient art of stellar swordplay from a galaxy far, far away. If you're over 10 years old, come learn the basics of lightsaber combat in one of four different fighting forms. Come in any time, but please allow at least 30 minutes for basic instruction. (Free to participate, but donations to ILA for equipment use is appreciated)

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Blood Drive   (5 Hours - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
Don't forget the Robert A Heinlein Memorial Blood Drive for the benefit of the Indiana Blood Center. Lend an arm and help InConJunction hit its annual donation goal. Donating blood is safe, simple, and it saves lives.

Dr. Who Room

RED DWARF: "The End", "Future Echoes"   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: G)
The hilarious cult classic is back! The long-running (and presumably ongoing!) sci-fi comedy kicks off as slovenly Dave Lister (Craig Charles) makes the best of his boring time aboard the mining ship Red Dwarf by being as unmilitary as he can be, delighting in making his bunkmate Rimmer (Chris Barrie) crazy. But an unexpected accident leaves Lister the last living man on the ship millions of years in the future!

10:00 AM Main Programming

Farscape Q&A   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
Writer/producer Rockne O'Bannon and comic writer/novelist Keith DeCandido share their experiences working with the Farscape universe.

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Play Reading: Midwestern Hemisphere   (2 Hours - Performance - Rating: PG-13)
What happens to neighbors who suddenly have to become, well, neighbors thanks to an impenetrable invisible dome's appearance? No, this has nothing to do with Stephen King...the play by Lou Harry and Eric Pfeffinger was written and performed years before Under the Dome. And there's is much, much funnier. As with last year's Popular Monsters, this play reading will feature top local actors with a Q&A to follow.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Zombies, Zombies, Zombies! Something to sink your teeth into!   (1 Hour - Q & A - Rating: G)
From Dawn of the Dead, to 28 Days Later, and onto the Walking Dead. Explore zombies in book, film and TV. Where they started, where they are now, and where might they be going tomorrow.

DIY Zone

Design and Decorate Your Own Tiny Hat Workshop   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Workshop - Rating: G)
Tristienne Gryfe of LiLa Noir Designs will be hosting a tiny hat workshop. Choose one hat to design and decorate from a variety of tiny hat bases. There will be a selection of trims, buttons, ribbons, tulle, flowers, feathers, and other goodies to decorate your hat. Watching is free; but there will be a $20 fee per hat for materials and supplies. (Children under 13 must have an adult present to help.)

Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Patrick Troughton: "The Seeds of Death"   (2 Hours, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
In the late 21st Century, the Earth has become completely dependent on T-Mat, a form of instant transportation. However, the moon-based installation housing the system has malfunctioned just as the Doctor, Jaime, and Zoe arrive. It soon turns out the Ice Warriors plan to seize it for their own purposes!

Anime Room

Macross Delta (Sci-Fi/Drama/Music) (Rated: Teen)   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: PG-13)
Continuing in the Macross 7 and Macross Frontier timelines, Freya Wion aims to join the musical troupe known as Walkure (Valkyrie) as they travel the cosmos to engage victims of a strange illness known as Var, while Hayate aims to join the Valkyrie squadron Delta that supports and performs with them. Along they way, the learn the true nature of the illness and what is causing it.

Grand Ballroom 6

Starship Bridge Simulators   (6 Hours - Gaming - Rating: G)
Step aboard a starship and explore the galaxy. Artemis and Empty Epsilon bridge simulators will be running 1 hour long missions continuously throughout the day.

Atrium

Get Up and Play!   (2 Hours - Family Friendly Activity - Rating: G)
Join the Fun Police for the Get Up and Play festivities. Looking for the Vader Head Hunt? It's right here, along with other fun activities all packed together in a two hour block! Weather permitting, we'll be in the courtyard. Meet us in the atrium!

11:00 AM Main Programming

Arlan Andrews' short stories and flash fiction   (1 Hour - Author Reading - Rating: G)
Author Reading: Featured Guest Arlan Andrews shares some of his short stories and flash fiction.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Energy, momentum, and time   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: PG-13)
Let's suppose that you want to get the physics of your story correct, not to get all pedantic and bore your readers, but to write something that actually *could* happen in a galaxy far, far away, for your own inner satisfaction. We'll look at some of the more glaring, and some of the subtle, violations of known physics that commonly appear in stories, and also speculate on possible advances in science that could rip things up.

12:00 PM Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

TV's New Golden Age   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
The television industry and programming has changed considerably in the twenty-first century. Media Guest of Honor, Rockne Obannon shares his insight into these changes and speculates on where things might go from here.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Meet Your Local Fan Groups   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: G)
Representatives from area fan groups will introduce themselves and take questions about their fandoms.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Indy Lightsaber Academy: Tournament   (2 Hours - Contest - Rating: G)
Test yourself against other would-be Jedi at the Indy Lightsaber Academy's InConJunction Tournament! Bring your own combat-ready saber* or borrow one of ILA's basic training sabers. Come have the time of your life with the most elegant and civilized sci-fi weapon ever created! (Free to participate, but donations to ILA for equipment use is appreciated)

DIY Zone

T-Shirt Printing   (1 Hour - Demonstration - Rating: G)
Learn the basics of making your own printed T-Shirt.

Anime Room

Best and Worst Anime Ever (Interactive Panel/Discussion) (Rated: Teen)   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: PG-13)
You've seen plenty of good anime, but if you come to our panel, you'll get a chance to learn about some of the worst titles Japan has ever given us. We dig deep into the dregs of the past, pulling out some absolutely terrible anime, letting you know what makes them particularly bad. Expect a good bit of yelling.

12:30 PM Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with David Tennant: "Silence in the Library", "Forest of the Dead"   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
One of the pivotal moments in new series' Doctor Who! The Doctor and Donna arrive at the Library, a planet-wide collection of every known written work in the universe. However, for some reason the population and visitors of the facility are nowhere to be found. And the answers don't start coming until an expedition team arrives... a crew headed by Dr. River Song.

1:00 PM Main Programming

Charity Auction   (2 Hours - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
Come bid on unique collectible items, event tickets, books, toys, jewelry, you name it! All money goes to our two charities. This years charities are the Indy Reads and the Make a Wish foundation.

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Song Writing with Wax Chaotic   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
Musical Guest of Honor Wax Chaotic shares their expertise on Songwriting. Primarily focusing on FILK, but with advice that is applicable to any genre.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Mid Year Meeting for Starfleet Command   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
The annual Mid Year Meeting of Starfleet Command. Open to all attendees.

DIY Zone

Embroidery for Dummies   (1 Hour - Demonstration - Rating: G)
Featured Guest Michelle Mussoni shares her tips and techniques for beginning embroidery.

2:00 PM Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Scientists and Science Fiction   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
Science fiction extrapolates and imagines what could come from new technologies or dreams of what might one day exist. How does having formal education and training as a scientist impact one's ability to write effective Sci-fi?

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Indie Publishing: Building Your Brand   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
Now that you have a book, how do you get people to find it among all of the millions of books that will be published this year? How do you draw attention to it and, most importantly, how do you gather sales? Our experts will show you how to get the publicity you need!

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Science Fiction and Fantasy Today   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
Explore the Science Fiction and Fantasy genres as they are presented in literature, films and television. Discuss the direction in which the genres are moving across the above mentioned mediums and their evolutionary path.

DIY Zone

Prismacolor Marker Demo   (1 Hour - Demonstration - Rating: PG)
Artist Guest of Honor Heather Kreiter demonstrates her techniques for working with markers.

Dr. Who Room

ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A SCI-FI GEEK?   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
Who-Net's favorite quiz show is back! Hosted by the Master of Trivia Mark "De Boss" Dooley, the challenge is made: get your trivia big boy pants on and wage battle for a fabulous grand prize worth spilling blood for!

Anime Room

What's New in Anime (Interactive Panel/Discussion) (Rated: All Ages)   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: G)
Come discuss the latest trends, tropes, and issues in the anime industry.

3:00 PM Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Video Trivia Contest   (1 Hour - Contest - Rating: PG)
Hosted by Chris, Jeff, and Rob. Test your movie trivia skills and win prizes like DVDs, T-shirts, and Jeff's dignity!

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Crossroads Crash: Powerful machinations   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
We need things that make us go. Build a fantastic Rube Goldberg-ian device to power our return trip using the scraps we have on hand

Indianapolis Ballroom D

STAGE ONE: Indy theater for actors and/or audience members   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: PG)
Local working stage actors talk about the realities of working in Indianapolis-area theater. Also a guide to what's available locally, critical picks for upcoming productions, etc.

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Storytelling   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
From medieval folk-tales told around the fire to modern audio-books people love to listen to stories. Come and discuss what makes for great story telling.

DIY Zone

Build Your Own Lightsaber   (2 Hours - Workshop - Rating: G)
Do you need an elegant weapon for a more civilized age? Come and build your very own lightsaber and fulfill your destiny.

Dr. Who Room

BLACKADDER BACK AND FORTH   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Contest - Rating: G)
The final chapter of the Blackadder family sees the many cast members (Rowan Atkinson, Tony Curtis, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Tim McInnery and Miranda Richardson) reuniting as Edmund and his dogsbody Baldrick time travel to correct those things that have led the Blackadders of the past to ruin! Also: Baldrick's Diary, which chronicles the behind-the-scenes antics of one of the greatest British comedies of all time!

Anime Room

Sci-Fi in Anime (Interactive Panel/Discussion) (Rated: All Ages)   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: G)
Continuing from the previous panel, we'll discuss the trends of sci-fi in anime, its influences on the real world, and what has influenced it.

Con-Suite

CupCake Decorating   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
Decorate your very own delicious cupcake. NOM,NOM,NOM!

4:00 PM Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Top 10 Worst   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: PG)
Another list of "so bad they're good" classics from Chris, Jeff, and Rob including "Krampus," "Plan 9" (2015), and the Star Wars knockoff "Gremloids."

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Farcical Aquatic Ceremonies? Political systems in Fantasy and Scifi   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
Strange women laying in ponds distributing swords; God-Emperors; United Federation of Planets; Cyborg collectives... what sorts of political systems are prevalent in Scifi/Fantasy and how to do they impact the story and setting?

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Technobabble: More Tech or More Babble?   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
Is technobabble essential to science fiction? Which audiences like technobabble? How much is too much?

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Strange Stories about Coming Up With Characters   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
The good, the bad, the ugly of creating unique characters and bringing them to life.

Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Peter Davison: "Arc of Infinity"    (2 Hours - Video - Rating: G)
A strange entity of anti-matter attempts to take command of the TARDIS in an attempt to cross the dimensions, and though the attack fails, the Doctor is immediately recalled to Gallifrey, where he is sentenced by the High Council of Time Lords to be executed to prevent any more attempts at bonding. Is there a traitor amongst the Council? The fate of two universes hang in balance.

Anime Room

Anime/Manga Art Classes (Interactive Panel/Discussion) (Rated: All Ages)   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: G)
Covering do's and don't's for new artists, the differences between digital and physical media and some advanced techniques, we'll discuss various aspects and techniques for drawing in the anime and manga artstyles.

Grand Ballroom 6

Starship Bridge Simulators   (6 Hours - Gaming - Rating: G)
Step aboard a starship and explore the galaxy. Artemis and Empty Epsilon bridge simulators will be running 1 hour long missions continuously throughout the day.

5:00 PM Main Programming

Wax Chaotic Concert   (1 Hour - Performance - Rating: G)
Musical Guest of Honor, Wax Chaotic performs live.

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Misquotes   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: PG)
Amateur improvisation: We provide the scene and the line, you get to act it out! Skills not required, enthusiasm and audience welcome. This year with props!

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Technology & Non-Computer Games   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: PG)
Just like Peanut Butter and Chocolate, technology and non-computer/console gaming go hand in hand. We will discuss how you can use technology to enhance your non-computer/console gaming.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Geek Girls Unite! Reflections on Female Characters   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: PG-13)
What female characters have you seen in TV and movies since the last Inconjunction that have stuck in your mind (for good or bad reasons)? Come share your opinions and hear other opinions as we reflect on the condition of female characters in fandom. Event is open to all convention attendees but our focus will be on female (or transgender) characters.

Grand Ballroom 7-8

History of the Indycent   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: PG-13)
The UBS Indycent has been a staple of the local, fan-run con scene in Indy for more than a decade. Come hear stories of her origin and some of the epic adventures of the ship and her crew.

DIY Zone

How to customize a My Little Pony   (1 Hour - Demonstration - Rating: G)
Artist Guest of Honor Heather Kreiter shows you how to customize your My Little Pony figurines.

6:00 PM Main Programming

Our Changing View of the Martian Landscape   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: G)
As our knowledge has grown, the portrayal of Mars in film and literature has changed over the years. A visual look at that evolution and discussions of that past and consideration of where it might go in the future.

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Star Wars Rogue One Speculation Panel   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
Members of the Indy Knights, Indianapolis' premier Star Wars fan club, will discuss and speculate on the subject of the upcoming movie, Rogue One.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Judging a Book By Its Cover: Designing a Cover For Your Self-Published Book   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: G)
Research has shown that 53% of a book's sales are based solely on its cover, so getting it right is critical to your book's success. It's your job to know what makes a successful cover, not your graphic designer! This workshop will show you how to get it right.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Lou Harry's Pub Trivia Strikes Again   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Contest - Rating: G)
Another round of team trivia, open to those already in a group or soloists willing to team up with others.

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Happy happy vampires   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
Why are vampires so often portrayed as being miserable? Let's discuss the upside of being a vampire.

Dr. Who Room

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES with Tom Baker   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: G)
Tom Baker dons the classic deerstalker and Inverness cloak for a second time (the first was as the Doctor in "The Talons of Weng Chiang), but this time as the world's first and greatest consulting detective Sherlock Holmes in his most famous tale. When the death of a local Lordship is linked with a legendary curse and threats are invited on his heir apparent, Holmes and Dr. Watson dive into the mystery as danger stalks the moores!

Anime Room

Boku Dake ga Inai Machi (Time Travel/Mystery/Drama) (Rated: Mature)   (6 Hours - Video - Rating: NC-17)
Translated 'The Town without Me,' this anime follows the life of a young man who gets premonitions of terrible events before they happen, giving him a chance to correct what is out of place before tragedy strikes. This ability comes to its full potential when he is thrust back in time to correct abberations in his own past to save a single life. (Violence/Blood)

7:00 PM Indianapolis Ballroom C

Federation Morality   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
The Prime Directive strictly forbids interfering with other cultures. Weigh in on the implications of this policy and its moral ramifications for the United Federation of Planets.

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Fandom Coloring Session   (2 Hours - Family Friendly Activity - Rating: PG)
Adults and kids love to color! You know you do! And there are tons of coloring books and coloring pages out there about your favorite fandoms. Bring your favorites along with your preferred media to color with and just relax and color with others for a couple of hours. TammyJo has been coloring for decades and she'll have some of her favorite fantasy, horror, and science fiction coloring sheets to share out if you don't have your own along with some basic coloring utensils to share. Please no nudity in the images to be colored, let's keep this one family-friendly.

8:00 PM Main Programming

Masquerade   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Presentation - Rating: G)
See costumers and cosplayers show off their work. Sign up to participate at the registration desk. Judging is on costumes only, skits or other performances are not required.

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

The Shake Ups In In Ponyville: A My Little Pony-Themed Tribute Band!   (1 Hour - Performance - Rating: G)
Meet The Shake Ups In Ponyville, an original music project inspired by the television series and pop culture phenomenon My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic! The band's stage show includes audience sing-alongs, group dancing, and multimedia clips from the series. Fun for the whole family!

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Geek Swap   (1 Hour - Family Friendly Activity - Rating: G)
Do you have geeky stuff that you don't want anymore? Bring it to the Geek Swap and trade with others for their stuff. [Trade only, no selling of items]

Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Peter Capaldi: "The Zygon Invasion", "The Zygon Inversion"   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
Following the events of "The Day of the Doctor", the Zygon population has slowly and secretly blended into human socity all around the world. But a rebellion is at hand to one again forcibly take over the Earth and turn the Zygons into the dominant species! Can the Doctor and Clara stop it even with the help of UNIT? One of the most heartwrenching, stirring speeches in Doctor Who history is given by the great Peter Capaldi... and it's one that, especially now, we all need to heed.

8:30 PM Indianapolis Ballroom C

Rehearsal: Collecting All the Species   (30 Minutes - Performance - Rating: G)
Volunteer to be a reader-actor of a new scifi script "Collecting All the Species". Scripts and simple costumes provided, followed by a quick run thru. Contact jeannettejaquish@yahoo.com earlier for advance script.

9:00 PM Indianapolis Ballroom C

Play reading: Collecting All the Species   (1 Hour - Performance - Rating: G)
"Three marooned bio-nauts on a hostile planet are informed that the new dictator of Earth and his smolderingly beautiful daughter will drop by for inspection in 4 hours."

Indianapolis Ballroom D

What's going on in comics?   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: G)
What are Marvel and DC (and their competitors) up to right now? What are some of the most interesting titles and what are they doing?

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Submerge: Movie Screening and Q&A   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: PG)
Join DV Entertainment as they present Submerge: Ni'Re Reborn an Indiana Independent science fiction film. Q&A with some of the cast.

9:30 PM Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Peter Capaldi: "Sleep No More", "Face the Raven"   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
Found footage from the Le Verrier Space Station reveals a deadly cargo and the Doctor and Clara's attempts stop it. Written by Mark Gatiss. Prepare for a very sleepless night. Then, the Doctor and Clara come to their old friend Rigsy's call when he finds himself in mortal danger in a world that lies within the hidden alleyways of London. And a sacrifice will be made.

10:00 PM Main Programming

Weird Science   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Expert Panel - Rating: PG-13)
We'll discuss some of the strangest science studies ever conducted like "Do High Heels Increase a Woman's Attractiveness?" and "Intoxication with Burbon versus Vodka: Effects on Hangover, Sleep, and Performance." We'll also review the results from last year's study on bathroom habits and conduct a new one!

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Saturday Night Dance and Karaoke    (3 Hours - Audience Participation - Rating: PG)
Our DJ, Wandering Star Karaoke, helps you put on the show. If you can't sing well, sing loud.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Same Actor/Same Character?   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
Do ever wonder if an actor's multiple characters are actually the same person at a different point in their life? Join us as we try to develop plausible scenarios to explain how these characters' lives all fit together.

11:00 PM Dr. Who Room

TORCHWOOD: "Everything Changes""   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: PG-13)
Police Constable Gwen Cooper finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation involving the Torchwood Institute, a secretive paranormal investigation agency led by the mysterious Captain Jack Harkness.. She's unaware that this night will change her life forever.

11:30 PM Main Programming

Rocky Horror Picture Show   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: PG-13)
Experience the 1980's classic!

Indianapolis Ballroom D

1st Venture into New Science Fiction Series from TammyJo Eckhart   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Author Reading - Rating: NC-17)
Inconjunction will be the first convention to host a reading from TammyJo Eckhart's new science fiction series "Almost Partners." Be among the very first folks to hear her read from the huge work in progress -- she has three of the 10 books in the series written and it is in the hands of her literary agent and publishers... perhaps she'll have news to share but only those who attend will find out! Note: The new series deals with very mature and dark themes.

12:00 AM Dr. Who Room

TORCHWOOD: "Day One""   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: PG-13)
Gewen begins her new job as an agent for Torchwood in training when a meteor crashes just outside Cardiff releasing a strange gas... and a bizarre alien threat!

1:00 AM Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Jon Pertwee: "Carnival of Monsters"   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: G)
It is 1926, and the Doctor and Jo arrive on board the SS Bernice, a small cargo ship passing through the Indian Ocean. Meanwhile, millions of miles away on the planet Inter Minor, a traveling conman and his assistant arrive at a spaceport, entertaining the debarking passengers with a device called a Scope, an intergalactic peepshow containg creatures from all across the galaxy. As their show begins, two scheming local politicos plot to use the unassuming couple in an assassination scheme. What is their connection the events aboard the SS Bernice, and what danger has been served up to the Doctor and Jo?

Anime Room

Otaku Night Court (Interactive Panel/Discussion) (Rated: Mature)   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: NC-17)
Put your favourite anime characters on trial in this late night court. Perhaps you'll want to put the hentai you just suffered through on trial, or those responsible too. The audience will help form the panel for the defense and prosecution, as well as being members of the jury. (IDs will be checked.)

3:00 AM Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Matt Smith: "The Pandorica Opens", "The Big Bang"   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: G)
One of the best two-part season finales of the new series, the Doctor and Amy are summoned to ancient Stonehenge by River Song, beneath which lies the legendary Pandorica, a gigantic box set with a timer which is now set to open in minutes. What is in the ominous device, and why have all the Doctor's many enemies gathered awaiting its opening? Warning: NOTHING is as is seems to be!

5:00 AM Dr. Who Room

Room shutdown until 9:00 AM   (4 Hours)
Time for a little shuteye! See you at 9:00!

Sunday, July 3rd
6:00 AM Anime Room

Rikudai Kishi no Calvary (Sci-Fantasy/Drama) (Rated: Teen)   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: PG-13)
In the near future, schools are founded to train up Knights who use magical powers to maintain the power balance between the nations. In the first installment of this multi-series anime, called The Worst One, we follow one particular school in Japan that has been in decline over the years as they pair their best student with their worst in the hopes of changing how the students are evaluated. (Partial Nudity)

8:00 AM Anime Room

Haifuri (Sci-Fi/Naval/Drama) (Rated: Teen)   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: PG-13)
(High School Fleet) In a flooded world as a result of global warming, maritime lifestyles are the norm and special schools are created to train the crews of ships. One particular school trains the famous Blue Mermaids and on the maiden voyage of its newest students, an incident happens forcing one ship to go rogue. Being hunted down by their peers, they try desperately to reach safety and clear their name.

9:00 AM Dr. Who Room

SHERLOCK: "The Case of the Abominable Bride"   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
Holmes and Watson are on the case of a murderous resurrected bride who is stalking all who have wronged her. The difference: Our story takes place in Victorian England. So... Cumberbatch. Goodman. Classic Holmes setting. What could possibly go wrong?

10:00 AM Main Programming

YouTube and Fandom   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: G)
From new personalities using it as a platform to get their names out there, to clips from almost any obscure show you can think of, YouTube is a go-to resource in fandom. This panel will discuss its evolution and future, and talk about the greatest fan experiences participants have had with it.

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Them's Fighting Words: Writing Combat In Science Fiction   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
We've all seen movies or read stories where what we know about science does not mesh with what's presented to us. Science fiction readers are willing to suspend their disbelief to a point, and it's important to know where that point is. This panel will focus on the finer details of writing combat in science fiction where the planet, the vacuum of space, and the technology can all challenge what we know.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Non-denominational Christian Service   (1 Hour - Rating: G)
A casual worship gathering with some music, a brief message, and communion for those who wish to take it. All are welcome

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Pain is Hilarious!   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
A wide variety of comedy is revolves around a character being hurt or injured. What makes this comedic element so enduring?

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Adult Coloring and Why It Helps Relieve Stress   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: PG)
Adult Coloring - it's become very popular as of late as a way to help relieve stress and anxiety. Are you one who enjoys coloring? How does it help you relieve stress, anxiety, or any other uncomfortable things? Please come and join us in a discussion on this new and intriguing topic.

Anime Room

Koutetsujou no Kabaneri (Sci-Fantasy/Zombies/Drama) (Rated: Teen)   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: PG-13)
(Half-Corpse of the Iron Fortress) For reasons unknown, the world had been overrun by Kabane, corpses of the dead risen again who can only be defeated by decapitation or destroying their heavily armoured hearts. Locking themselves into fortresses that can only be gotten into by combat-modified steam locomotives, humanity struggles to survive as the world plummets into chaos. More than simply zombies, the kabane have intelligence, allowing them to evade the careless fortresses. A young engineer finds a way to kill the kabane that can change their odds of survival, but gets infected in the process.

Grand Ballroom 6

Starship Bridge Simulators   (5 Hours - Gaming - Rating: G)
Step aboard a starship and explore the galaxy. Artemis and Empty Epsilon bridge simulators will be running 1 hour long missions continuously throughout the day.

10:30 AM Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Peter Capaldi: "Heaven Sent", "Hell Bent"   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
Following the tragedy he witnessed, the Doctor finds himself transported to a labyrinthic castle keep where he is pursued by a spectral being called the Veil. The entire sequence of events washes, rinses, and repeats... endlessly. Can the Doctor discover the answer to this never-ending puzzle?

11:00 AM Main Programming

How Has Independent Filmmaking Changed?   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
From Super 8 movies to the latest in digital videography, panelists will discuss the ins and outs of independent filmmaking with a look back at how it used to be done, as well as a look forward into the future for budding filmmakers.

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Why Heroes Must Be Flawed   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
There are no saints in fiction. All fictional characters must have flaws; otherwise, they are boring.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Earthbuilding - Because I'm tired of techno-tarianism and dystopia   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: PG-13)
The world of 2016 could hardly have been imagined in 1916, so we're going out on a spindly limb to predict which of the many possible paths we will take to the world of 2116. We'll bring the barker and the categories and the "court reporter", you grab your desires and prognostications and come jump into the mosh pit. What the heck, we'll even vote on the critical branches, because we're all aware that there is wisdom in the majority.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Comic Book Inspired Novels   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
Explore the explosion of novels featuring comic book style heroes/heroines, both from established properties to newly emerging ones.

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Lego Challenge!   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
Can you a build a car that is both fast and safe? We'll test your creations in races and head on crashes. Your minifigure had better survive!

DIY Zone

Sunday Morning Coloring Session   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
Do you like to color? Please come join us for an hour of time to sit and color with like-minded individuals. Bring your own coloring if you have it. There will be a few coloring sheets and colored pencils available for those who might like to try this out for the first time or may have forgotten to bring their own coloring along to the convention.

12:00 PM Main Programming

The Economics of Self-Publishing   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: G)
One of the things that scares authors most about self-publishing is having to bear the brunt of all the expenses. How can you get your book published without ending up with a garage-full of them? Where can you cut corners and where do you have to bite the bullet and shell out some hard-earned cash? Come to this panel and find out!

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Digital Comics: Where are we now?   (1 Hour - Round Table Discussion - Rating: PG)
Lets check in on the state of Digital comics today.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Your favorite superhero feeling excluded?   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
With all the superheroes out there on tv and in movies, is your favorite being ignored? Is your favorite existing or upcoming property being correctly handled? Come ready to debate.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Are There Too Many Superhero Shows on TV Now?   (1 Hour - Expert Panel - Rating: PG-13)
Superheroes are everywhere it seems. But who counts as a superhero? What is acceptable to change about superheros to adapt them to the small screen? Are all TV superhero shows worth your time to watch? Come hear our panelists share their opinions (and share your own) in what should be a lively discussion.

Grand Ballroom 7-8

Crossroads Crash: Final Flight   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
We are ready to go but we need you to build our ship; this is going to be a longshot. Join our last event where you will design, build, and test a ship to see which of you can get us home.

Dr. Who Room

WHO-NET DOORPRIZE DRAWINGS!   (30 Minutes)
Hope you got your tickets, because we have some terrific prizes ready to be raffled off!

Anime Room

Con Etiquette for Otaku (Interactive Panel/Discussion) Rated: All Ages)   (1 Hour - Video - Rating: G)
Otaku don't have the best of reputations in a lot of regards. This panel is designed to help those suffering from the stigmas of being an otaku for any kind of fandom, not just anime.

12:30 PM Dr. Who Room

DOCTOR WHO with Peter Capaldi: "The Husbands of River Song"   (1 Hour, 30 Minutes - Video - Rating: G)
On a Christmas Day in 5343 on the human colony of Mendorax Dellora, the Doctor is mistaken for a surgeon summoned to mend the cyborgian dictator King Hydroflax, who is married to none other than... River Song! What's more, River has no idea that the "surgeon" is the latest (and to her, unexpected) incarnation of the Doctor! As the truth of Hydroflax's "ailment" unfolds, can the Doctor convince River of his identity while helping her in her clandestine mission?

1:00 PM Main Programming

EntrePublishing: You can be a publisher too!   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: G)
EntrePublishing. This presentation introduces participants to the concept of publishing for themselves or as a business. EntrePublishing will discuss what is necessary to envision, create, and operate your own publishing company. It doesn't matter if you are interested in fiction or non-fiction, these rules are universal. This presentation will be hosted by James O. Barnes, the publisher for Loconeal Publishing, and the author of "EntrePublishing: A Publishing Start-up Guide".

Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

New trek on the horizon.   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
What should it look like? What universe should it be set in? Where in time? What format should the show take? Anthology? A single story line per year? There's much to debate.

Indianapolis Ballroom C

Pagan Ritual   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
Celebrate the Goddess.

Indianapolis Ballroom D

Loving Your Cosplay Body   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
Let us help build your confidence to wear the cosplay costumes you really want to regardless of your body type. We will also discuss strategies for costume styles that will help accentuate your body's strengths and hide the flaws. Dealing with detractors and ridicule will also be discussed.

Anime Room

Otaku Court (Interactive Panel/Discussion (Rated: All Ages)   (2 Hours - Video - Rating: G)
Our all ages version of Otaku Night Court, come put your favourite anime or manga characters on trial. Come participate in the prosecution or defense of your favourite and most hated anime characters.

2:00 PM Indianapolis Ballroom A-B

Canonization   (1 Hour - General Discussion - Rating: G)
Movies, expanded universe novels, TV shows, crossover comics, creator commentaries, technical manuals, fan theories... There are so many sources of information about the World a story takes place in. How do we determine what is considered to be "canon" and what is "just made up?"

3:00 PM Main Programming

Closing Ceremonies/Rapping with the ConChair   (1 Hour - Audience Participation - Rating: G)
Close out InConJunction 36 and have the opportunity to share your observations and give feedback to the convention committee.

4:00 PM Main Programming

Meet the Circle of Janus   (1 Hour - Presentation - Rating: G)
Find out about the Circle of Janus; the sci-fi/fantasy club that puts on InConJunction.



Convention Floor Layout


Indianapolis Marriott East Floor Layout
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Marriott Floor Layout
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