• DAY 1 ( Dec 6, 2018)

    Time Topic ChairSpeakers Building/Room
    10 a.m. Registration Opens   
    23
    Mozartg. 3
    11 a.m. Conference Opening  Representatives of the University of Graz
    23
    Mozartg. 3
    12 noon Keynote #1 Steve Rabitsch Mark Bould
    23
    Mozartg. 3
    1 p.m. Registration Moves   
    34
    top floor
    1.30 p.m.
    WARM BUFFET
      
    23
    Mozartg. 3
    3 p.m. Franchising Pawel FrelikDan Hassler-Forest, Stephen Joyce, Jonatan Jalle Steller
    34
    SR34.D2
      Worldbuilding Beyond Storytelling Sarah GawronskiChristina Heinen, Jonathan E. Shipley, Maximiliano Jiménez
    34
    SR34.K1
      Performing WorldsPeter Goggin Sanja Vodovnik, Karin Lingnau, Erin Horáková
    24
    SR24.K2
      Coherence and DecoherenceDamian Podlesny Mladen Jakovljevic & Milan M. Cirkovic, Manuela Neuwirth, Michel Diester
    24
    SR24.K3
    4.30 p.m.
    BREAK
       
    34
    HS34.K1
    5.30 p.m. Star Trek I: Discovery Sabrina MittermeierJennifer Volkmer, Mareike Spychala, Sabrina Mittermeier
    34
    SR34.D2
      Ursula K. Le Guin Francis Gene-RoweMagdalena Hangel, Elizabeth Shipley, Amy Butt
    34
    SR34.K1
      SF from the Former Eastern Bloc I Karolina LebekAnna Warso, Damian Podlesny
    24
    SR24.K2
      Sex and Gender Sylvia Spruck WrigleySarah Gawronski, Jennifer Brown
    24
    SR24.K3
    7.30 p.m. Reception  Representatives of the City of Graz
    A
    City Hall

    The building numbers refer to the official building codes, which you may find on all campus maps. Letter codes are off-campus locations.

    In short, "34" is Attemsgasse 25; "23" is Mozartgasse 8; "11" is Heinrichstraße 36.

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  • DAY 2 ( Dec 7, 2018 )

    Time Topic ChairSpeakers Building/Room
    8.30 a.m. Registration Opens   
    34
    top floor
    9.15 a.m. Movement is Key Jennifer BrownPawel Frelik, Dietmar Meinel, Ria Narai, Pawel Pyrka
    34
    SR34.K1
      Words and Worlds Sean Guynes-VishniacAgnes Aminot, Nadiia Vilkhovchenko, Jerry Määttä, Katherine Bishop
    34
    SR34.D2
      Scarcity and Abundance Cheryl MorganErin Horáková, Pascal Lemaire, Aurélie Villers, Lars Schmeink
    34
    SR34.04
      Rogues One Elisabeth Schneider Wojciech Klepuszewski (Skype), Iana Gagarina, Janin Tscheschel, Sarah K. Stanley
    34
    SR34.K3
    11.15 a.m.
    BREAK
      
    34
    HS34.K1
    11.45 a.m. Rogues Two Leimar Garcia-SiinoMojca Krevel, Roxanne Chartrand & Pascale Thériault, Norbert Gyuris
    34
    SR34.D2
      Beyond Petromodernity I Graeme MacdonaldGraeme Macdonald, Amy Butt, Francis Gene-Rowe
    34
    SR34.K1
      SF from the Eastern Bloc II Sylvia Spruck Wrigley Natalia Chumarova (Skype), Chris Hall
    34
    SR34.04
      SF Becomes Real(ity) Paul Graham Raven Rhodri Davies, Miranda Iossifidis, Julia Grillmayr
    34
    SR34.K3
      Indigenous Cosmologies Kristina BaudemannJohn Rieder, Ania Paluch, Kristina Baudemann
    34
    SR34.K2
    1.15 p.m.
    BREAK
        
    3 p.m. Greening SF Pawel Frelik Beata Gubacsi, Sarah Lohmann, Patrycja Sokolowska
    34
    SR34.K3
      Utopian Worlds Sean Guynes-VishniacIren Boyarkina, Evelyn Danis, Leimar Garcia-Siino
    34
    SR34.04
      Imagining Non-Binary Futures Simon WhybrewIndiana Seresin, Simon Whybrew, Elisabeth Schneider
    34
    SR34.K2
      Ontologies and Epistemologies Dietmar MeinelAlexander Popov & Vladimir Poleganov, Karolina Lebek
    34
    SR34.D2
    4.30 p.m.
    BREAK
       
    34
    HS34.K1
    5 p.m. Keynote #2 Simon WhybrewCheryl Morgan
    11
    HS11.01
    7 p.m. Screening 1. April 2000 (1952)    
    B
    Murinsel

    The building numbers refer to the official building codes, which you may find on all campus maps. Letter codes are off-campus locations.

    In short, "34" is Attemsgasse 25; "23" is Mozartgasse 8; "11" is Heinrichstraße 36.

  • DAY 3 ( Dec 8, 2018 )

    Time Topic ChairSpeakers Building/Room
    8.30 a.m. Registration Opens   
    34
    top floor
    9 a.m. Afrofuturism Katherine BishopAndrew Shepard (Skype), M. Guilia Fabi, Hugh O'Connell, Sean Guynes-Vishniac
    34
    SR34.D2
      Regenerative Play Gerald FarcaJoost Raessens, Pawel Frelik, Gerald Farca, Alexander Lehner
    34
    SR34.K2
      Humans and/as Artificial Creatures Damian Podlesny Gwenthalyn Engélibert, Eftychia Misailidou (Skype), Lisa Meinecke, Jasmine Sharma (Skype)
    34
    SR34.04
      Post-/Trans-/Nonhuman Worlds tba Aparajita Nanda, Öznur Cengiz, Miriam Köberl, Pelin Kümbet
    34
    SR34.K1
      Rogues Three Mareike SpychalaGerold Haynaly, Loredana Mihani
    34
    SR34.K3
    11 a.m.
    BREAK
      
    3
    Aula
    11.30 a.m. Keynote #3 Stefan BrandtGerry Canavan
    3
    Aula
    1 p.m.
    BREAK
       
    3
    Aula
    1.30 p.m.Austrian Space Forum Showcase Willibald StumptnerGünter Kargl, Monika Lendl, Willibald Stumptner, and Stephan M. Weiss
    3
    Aula
    3 p.m.
    BREAK
       
    3
    Aula
    3.30 p.m. Star Trek II: Before Discovery Sabrina Mittermeier E. Leigh McKagen (Skype), Ricarda Krenn, Agnieszka Urbanczyk
    34
    SR34.04
      Beyond Petromodernity II Francis Gene-Rowe Paul Graham Raven & Johannes Stripple, Tom Lubek (Sykpe); discussion of the entire track
    34
    SR34.D2
      Age & Aging Roberta MaierhoferRoberta Maierhofer, Katie Stone, Sylvia Spruck Wrigley
    34
    SR34.K2
      Ontologies & Epistemologies II Katherine BishopGrant Dempsey, Chris Pak, Peter Goggin
    34
    SR34.K1
      From the Middle to the Far East Manuela Neuwirth Loic Aloisio, Agnieszka Podruczna, Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay
    34
    SR34.K3
    5.15 p.m. Roundup  Conference Team
    ?
    tba
    6.30 p.m.
    FAREWELL DINNER
       
    C
    Thomawirt

    The building numbers refer to the official building codes, which you may find on all campus maps. Letter codes are off-campus locations.

    In short, "34" is Attemsgasse 25; "23" is Mozartgasse 8; "11" is Heinrichstraße 36.

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