Our Schedule for DragonCon 2019

ON COURSE FOR DRAGON CON: Our 5-Day Skeptical Voyage Through the Universe, Aug. 29-Sept. 2.

 

Friday

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Location

11:30 AM Skepticism 101
Learn a bit more about modern skeptical thought, why keeping the flames of skeptical thinking is important.
Hilton 204 – 207
11:30 AM The Backstabbiest Backstabbing Boardgames of All Time Augusta 1-2
2:30 PM Morals of Starfleet Hilton Galleria 2-3 (TrekTrack)
5:30 PM Apocalypse Again!
The common scams, unscientific claims, panic-inducing media hosts, and claims made about prepping, survival, etc… how can skeptics deal with the end of the world… this time?
Hilton 204 – 207

Saturday

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Location

2:30 PM Work Replacement Games Augusta 3
4:00 PM How Technology Shapes Star Trek Hilton Galleria 2-3 (TrekTrack)
7:00 PM How to Know What’s Really Real
We live in a world overflowing with misinformation, bias, myths, deception, and flawed knowledge. There really are no ultimate authority figures-no one has the secret, how do you survive?
Hilton 204 – 207
8 – 10 PM SGU Private Show
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THE AMERICAN HOTEL – Mercury Room

Sunday

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Location

10:00 AM Medical Buffoonery
There is often a vast difference between what the public sees as “medicine” and what scientific research shows. Pop culture and dangerous “experts” have muddied the waters of the medical industry. Find out how to prevent yourself from falling for “bad medicine”.
Hilton 204 – 207
1:00 PM Legacy Games Augusta 1-2
5:30 PM Medical Nonsense
There are a lot of misconceptions about what people think can heal, and what is *actually* medicine. Find out what some of the most common, and sometimes funny, treatments that seem to crop up in doctors offices and Emergency Rooms.
Hilton 204 – 207
7:00 PM Skeptics Guide to the Universe – LIVE!
The award-winning Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe podcast, the live stage show celebrating science, skepticism, and everything geeky.
Crystal Ballroom
8:30 PM Skeptical Lines
Many times we hear that some things are or not able to be discussed or seen skeptically. From religion to politics, it seems that many critical thinkers have places their critical thought dare not go
Hilton 204 – 207