CSICon Las Vegas 2017

CSICon Las Vegas 2017

Schedule

Thursday, October 26

8:00 AM–11:00 AM — Registration

11:00 AM–5:00 PM — Workshop 1: Skeptic’s Toolbox with Ray Hyman, James Alcock, Harriet Hall, Loren Pankratz, and Lindsay Beyerstein

11:00 AM–12:30 PM — Workshop 2A: Critical Thinking with Ray Hall

1:30 PM–3:00 PM — Workshop 2B: Explaining Paranormal Photography and Video with Kenny Biddle

3:30 PM–5:00 PM — Workshop 2C: Cold Reading with Mark Edward

Attendees and presenters at a workshop at CSICon

7:00 PM–8:00 PM — Opening Reception with Kendrick Frazier and Robyn Blumner

8:00 PM–9:30 PM — Lawrence Krauss introduced by Leonard Tramiel

Friday, October 27

8:00 AM–8:45 AM — Registration & Bookstore

8:45 AM–9:00 AM — Opening Remarks by George Hrab

9:00 AM–9:30 AM — Richard Wiseman

9:30 AM–10:00 AM — Maria Konnikova

10:00 AM–10:30 AM — Massimo Polidoro

Maria Konnikova on stage at CSICon

10:30 AM–11:00 AM — Break

11:00 AM–11:30 AM — David Gorski

11:30 AM–12:00 PM — Britt Hermes

12:00 PM–1:30 PM — Lunch with Steven Novella

1:30 PM–2:00 PM — Kevin Folta

2:00 PM–2:30 PM — Michael Mann

2:30 PM–3:00 PM — Susan Gerbic

3:00 PM–3:30 PM — Break

3:30 PM–4:30 PM — Richard Dawkins with Richard Wiseman

4:30 PM–5:00 PM — Book Signing: Richard Dawkins

6:00 PM–8:00 PM — Tournament of Kings Joust Dinner

8:15 PM–8:30 PM — Balles Award Presentation

8:30 PM–10:00 PM — Magic Show featuring Banachek

Saturday, October 28

8:00 AM–8:45 AM — Registration & Bookstore

8:45 AM–9:00 AM — Opening Remarks by George Hrab

9:00 AM–9:30 AM — Taner Edis

9:30 AM–10:00 AM — Carrie Poppy

10:00 AM–10:30 AM — Sheldon W. Helms

10:30 AM–11:00 AM — Break

11:00 AM–12:00 PM — Science Moms with Natalie Newell and Kavin Senapathy

12:00 PM–1:30 PM — Lunch with Joe Nickell

James Randi on stage at CSICon

12:00 PM–1:30 PM — VIP Luncheon with James Randi, Lawrence Krauss, and Richard Dawkins

1:30 PM–2:00 PM — Teresa Giménez Barbat

2:00 PM–2:30 PM — Eugenie C. Scott

2:30 PM–3:00 PM — Rob Brotherton

3:00 PM–3:30 PM — Break

3:30 PM–4:30 PM — James Randi with Massimo Polidoro

4:30 PM–5:00 PM — Book Signing: Lawrence Krauss

5:00 PM–6:30 PM — Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe

8:30 PM–11:30 PM — Halloween / 70s Disco Party hosted by Jim Underdown

Sunday, October 29

Richard Dawkins on stage at CSICon

8:00 AM–8:45 AM — Registration & Bookstore

8:45 AM–9:00 AM — Opening Remarks by George Hrab

9:00 AM–10:30 AM — Lawrence Krauss, James Randi, and Richard Dawkins with moderator Seth Shostak

10:30 AM–12:00 PM — Paper Session with moderator Ray Hall