OryCon is Oregon’s premier, fan run, annual science fiction/fantasy convention held in Portland since 1979.

This year’s Guests of Honor:
Timothy Zahn | Briana Lawrence (Brichibi Cosplays) and Jessica Walsh (Snow Tigra)
Solovox | David Boop | Sarah Clemens

I will be at Orycon all weekend, and participating in several program items.

DC vs Marvel Wenatchee – 166 Parlor Fri Nov 17 2:00pm-3:00pm How are they different? Is there a unique aspect or even paradigm for either of them? Al Beddow, Rob Wynne, Louisa Ark, Barry Deutsch
Introduction to Filk and Etiquette in Song Circles Timberline Fri Nov 17 3:00pm-4:00pm What to expect and how to behave at music events. Learn what bardic and chaos mean. Filk classics with sing along choruses may be deployed. Andrew Ross, Rob Wynne, Linnea Thompson
Polyamory Hayden Fri Nov 17 10:00pm-11:00pm This paneled discussion will explore some of the forms that consensually non-monogamous relationships can take, as well as their strengths and weaknesses. Solo, partnered, friends-with-benefits, family, tribe, pod, line marriage, open marriage, webs, polyfidelity and more will be covered. Recommended local and national resources will also be addressed. Theresa Reed, Alaina Ewing, Rob Wynne, Seth Milstein
Star Trek: Discovery Lovejoy Sat Nov 18 3:00pm-4:00pm Whoo hoo! Another Star Trek series! It’s been far too long. What do you think? The political messages should be epic… Rob Wynne, Marshall Ryan Maresca, Jennifer Willis, Curtis C. Chen
Star Wars New Canon White Stag Sat Nov 18 6:00pm-7:00pm Legends & New Canon: Where do we stand? What exists in the Lucasfilm sandbox? The new movies, plus, there’s a lot of new Star Wars stories in the books, comics, and even cartoons. It’s an awesome time to be a Star Wars fan! Amy DuBoff, Jason M. Hough, Rob Wynne, Timothy Zahn
Can Movies Capture the Joy of Comics? Wenatchee – 166 Parlor Sun Nov 19 11:00am-12:00pm Guardians of the Galaxy! Avengers! Awesome movies, true, but do they capture what really makes us love comics? Curtis C. Chen, Rob Wynne, Lee Moyer, Barry Deutsch