As many of you know, I will once again be appearing later this week at the infamous Dragon*Con conference in Atlanta. In addition to my Scientific Paranormal Investigations Workshops (see earlier post), I will be appearing on the following panels: Title: Ghosts and Vampires: Classifying the Undead Time: Fri 10:00 pm Location: 207 / 206 / 205 - Hilton (Length: 1) Description: Undead over the centuries have come in many forms, the panel will use a variety of perspectives to explain the difficulty of defining ghosts. Title: The Truth About Conspiracy Theories Time: Sat 05:30 pm Location: 207 / 206 / 205 - Hilton (Length: 1) Description: The stories by conspiracy theorists are as numerous and improbable. This panel will explore many of these stories and the people telling them. Title: Skeptical Activism 201 - The Skeptics Strike Back Time: Sat 07:00 pm Location: 207 / 206 / 205 - Hilton (Length: 1) Description: From challenging anti-vax groups and homeopathy, to consumer awareness raising. What can skeptics do and how to get it right, by doing some research. Title: Great Superhero Skeptics! The History (and Herstory) Time: Sun 08:30 pm Location: 207 / 206 / 205 - Hilton (Length: 1) Description: Many of us know some names, but who have you missed and who should we know? A roundtable discussion on great authors, thinkers, past and present. There's also a rumor that Blake "Dr. Atlantis" Smith and I might do a live MonsterTalk podcast, if schedule permits!