2010 Programming Changes


Hil = Hilton; M = Marriott; S = Sheraton; W = Westin
The default is the Hyatt if no hotel is indicated.]

Guest Changes

Due to professional commitments, the following previously confirmed guests will not be able to attend Dragon*Con 2010:

  • Dan Brereton
  • Mark T. Carlson
  • James Cawley
  • Glenda Finkelstein
  • Huck Gee
  • Kevin Grazier
  • Joel Gretsch
  • David Hewlett
  • Benjamin Curtis Jones
  • Maurice LaMarche
  • James Marsters
  • Sarah E. Mayhew
  • Robert Duncan McNeill
  • Alex Meraz
  • Kai Owen
  • Ray Park
  • Elisabeth Rohm
  • Paul Smith
  • Karen Stollznow
  • Laura Vandervoort
  • Paul Wesley


New guests: Tyson Houseman, Peter Mayhew


Patti French, Shawn Coleman, Pete Smith, and Tim Andrews will be on "[adult swim] ATHF/Squids" Fri 11:30AM, Centennial II-III

"A Panel Called Fred" Presented by FRED Entertainment, what will happen during this panel? That's an excellent question. Ken Plume presents a mystery! Fri 11:30AM, A601-602 (M)

"Inside the Actor's Gaffee: Patricia Quinn" An hour long interview with British Actress Patricia Quinn discussing her life, career, and experiences with The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Fri 1PM, Grand Ballroom A-F (S)

"Animation Fan Fun Panel" Join animation fanatic Craig Crumpton and special industry guests for a panel light on commentary and packed with cartoon voice actor improv, a wild old-time radio script performance, and trivia contest. Fri 5:30PM, Dunwoody.

"The Science and Art of Forensic Pathology" Dr. Kris Sperry returns to Dragon*Con to discuss the science and art of forensic pathology, including updated techniques and how they have solved cases. Fri 5:30PM, M106-107 (M)

Paul Dini will be on "Lost: It’s Over... what did it all mean?" Fri 7PM, M106-107 (M)

“John Zaffis: The World Within Movie” encore presentation with Q&A afterwards. Fri 11:59PM, Grand Ballroom (S)


Gil Gerard will be in the Dragon*Con parade. Sat 10AM

Tom Kenny will be on "Voice Actors" Sat 11:30AM, Int'l South

"Paul Dini Presents Tower Prep!" Paul Dini talks about his newest project on Cartoon Network, Tower Prep. See what prizes and surprises are in store. Sat 11:30AM, International North

Robert J. Sawyer will be doing a Dragon*Reading Sat 1PM, Edgewood

“Science Greets the Supernatural” Sat 1PM, Piedmont (S)

“Terminator Q&A” with Edward Furlong Sat 2:30PM, Crystal (Hil)

"The Best of Bizarro Saturday Morning" Join C. Martin Croker as he presents the best of Bizarro Saturday Morning. Sat 4PM, Dunwoody

"Striking Ancient Skies" Many Greek & Roman coins featured astrological and astronomical designs that have been traced to actual astronomical events. Call this Archeo-Astronomy! Sat 5:30PM, 203 (Hil)

"Religious Themes and Impact on Viewership - X Files and Lost" Join Father Bryan Small as he leads a discussion on the religious themes included in the Lost finale and the last few seasons of The X Files. Sat 7PM in M106-107 (M)


Dragon*Reading by M.B. Weston Sun 10AM, Roswell

"Needcoffee.com vs. Torchwood" Back with a vengeance, the crew from Needcoffee.com tackles all things Torchwood. Sun 1PM, Capitol Ballroom (S)

“Costuming With Leather” Learn tips and tricks on working with leather in costumes from a professional. Sun 2:30PM, L506-L507 (M)

"Voice Acting Workshop" Ever wanted to break into the voiceover industry but just didn't know where to start?  Voice actors from anime, video games, and assorted mediums present a workshop on what it really takes to get started in this industry in Atlanta. Sun 2:30PM, Dunwoody.

“Filk Two-Fers Part 2” Sun 7PM, Baker


"Hollywood North" Favorite actors discuss how the vital production community of Vancouver has changed things on how series are made, with Michael Shanks and Alaina Huffman. Mon 10AM, Centennial II - III

NEW Richard Hatch and Derek Conley will be on "Web Based Media" Mon 10AM, A704 (M)

NEW Mark Sheppard has been added to “Hollywood North” Mon 10AM, Centennial II-III

Graham Hancock will be signing autographs Mon 11:30AM, M301-304 (M)

"How to Run a Convention" Meet the people who run some of the biggest cons in America to get the lowdown. Mon 2:30PM, Courtland

"Total Solar Eclipse Coming to Georgia in 2017 –Be Ready!" Learn about solar eclipses with Trina Ray and see pictures from the recent eclipse that occurred on Easter Island. Mon 2:30PM, 203 (Hil)

NEW Peter David will be on “An Hour with Peter David” Mon 4PM, Athens (S).


James Cawley will not be on “Star Trek-New Voyages” Sat 7PM Athens (S),” Miss Star Trek Universe” Sun 4PM Grand Ballroom A-F (S), Masquerade Sun 8:30PM Cent I-III, and “Web based Media” Mon 10AM A704 (M)

Kevin Grazier will not be on “Eureka: A friendly little town” Fri 2:30PM, Atrium Ballroom (M); “Science of the Verse—Technology and Terraforming in Firefly and Serenity” Sat 2:30PM, 202 (Hil); “Physics of the Whedonverse!” Sat 7PM, 202 (Hil); “This One Time, at JPL…” Sat 8:30PM, 203 (Hil); “The Science of Avatar” Sun 1PM, Crystal Ballroom (Hil); “The Science of Battlestar Galactica” Sun 2:30PM, 202 (Hil); “Eureka: The Power behind the Town” Sun 4PM, Centennial II–III; “Science in SF” Sun 8:30PM, Fairlie; and “Eureka!!” Mon 1PM, Atrium Ballroom (M)

David Hewlett will not be on "MEDIA: Exploring Other Galaxies" Fri 1PM, Centennial II-III; "MEDIA: Letters From Pegasus…and Beyond" Sat 5:30PM, Atrium Ballroom (M); "MEDIA: A Three Gate Circus" Sun 2:30PM, Centennial II-III; and "MEDIA: The Meeting of the Universes" Mon 10AM, Atrium Ballroom (M)

James Marsters will not be on "Buffy and Angel Guest Extravaganza" Fri 1PM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W); "Astronaut: The Story of Apollo 11" Sat 2:30PM, Crystal Ballroom (Hil); and "Buffy and Angel Guest Extravaganza" Sun 10AM Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W)

Kai Owen will not be on "Whoniverse Companions: An Hour with Owen and Hines" Sat 5:30PM, Grand Ballroom A-F (S); "Torchwood: Kai Owen Saves the Day" Sun  1PM, Capitol Ballroom (S); and "Everything Doctor Who with Kai Owen and Frazer Hines" Mon 2:30PM, Grand Ballroom A-F (S)

Ray Park will not be on "Meet the Stars of SW" Fri 2:30PM, Regency VI-VII; Sat 4PM, Int'l South; and Sun 1PM, Centennial I

Laura Vandervoort will not be on "World Record Attempt - Superheroes Unite!" Sat 1PM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W) and "V: The Visitors Are Your Friends" Sun 10AM, Centennial II-III


"Kevin Murphy Live!" Fri 11:30AM, A601-602 (M)

Mary Robinette Kowal will not be signing autographs Fri. 1PM, M301-M304 (M).

"Torchwood: An Hour with Kai Owen" Fri 1PM, Grand Ballroom A-F (S)

“Where Science Greets The Supernatural” Fri 1PM, Piedmont (S)

Summer Glau will not be on “Terminator Q&A” Fri 2:30PM, Peachtree Ballroom (W)

Claire M. Eddy will not be on "From Page to Screen" Fri 10PM, A707 (M)


“How Media Has Affected the Paranormal” Sat 1PM, Piedmont (S)

"Dawn: Icy Asteroids & Ion Engines" Sat 5:30PM, 203 (Hil)

"Uncertainty and Faith in X Files and Lost" Sat 7PM, M106-107 (M)


Joel Gretsch will not be on "V: Aliens Amongst Us" Fri 10AM, Atrium Ballroom (M) and "V: The Visitors Are Your Friends" Sun 10AM, Centennial II-III

“Making Baddies” Sun 2:30PM, L506-L507 (M)

"Working in Animation" Sun 2:30PM, Dunwoody.

LeVar Burton will not be at the “Miss Star Trek Universe Pageant” Sun 4PM, Grand Ballroom (S)

“Open Filk” Sun 7PM, Baker

"The Best Short Films of the Last 20 Years" Sun 8:30PM, Learning Center


Paul Smith will not be on "The Pros and Cons of Icons" Mon 10AM, Hanover F

"Smallville: Visitors to a Small Planet" Mon 10AM, Centennial II - III

NEW “The Whedonverse Stars” Mon 10AM, Centennial I

NEW “2010 wrap-up” Mon 4PM, Athens (S)


"Writer’s Workshop with A. C. Crispin: Basic" begins at 9AM not 8:30AM on Thur and Fri, Marietta


"Legal Issues in MMO Gaming" is Mon at 10AM not 4PM, Savannah (S) [Time is listed incorrectly on grid but correctly in program book.]


“If it’s not a Ghost or Demon What Is It?” moved from Fri 11:30AM to Fri 1PM, Piedmont (S)

“Zombie Prom” moved from Fri 8:30PM to Fri 10PM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (M)

“Pet Psychic Gallery Reading” moved from Sat 4PM to Fri 11:30AM, Piedmont (S)

“Hollywood Ghost Hunters” moved from Sat 1PM to Sat 2:30PM, Augusta (S)

“Crypto” moved from Sat 2:30PM to Sat 1PM, Augusta (S)

"Kepler Telescope: Searching For a 2nd Earth" moved from Mon 2:30PM to Sat 2:30PM, 203 (Hil).

"The Goblin Market" Forest of Doors LARP game will be Sat 7PM, 406-407 (Hil).

“Troma Master Class” moved from Sun 10PM to Sun 5:30PM, Cairo

"Gallery of Forgotten Delights" Forest of Doors LARP game will be Sun at 7PM, 406-407 (Hil).

NEW "Cutting Edge Polymer Clay" moved from Hanover G to Hanover CDE Sun 8:30PM

"Track Q&A" moved from Mon 2:30PM to Mon 4PM, Courtland

“Breakfast & Books” moved from Mon 10AM to Mon 11:30AM, Kennesaw

“WOT Closing Ceremony” moved from Mon 11:30AM to Mon 1PM, Kennesaw