The Millennium Philcon Teen Activities Web Site
Welcome to our Teen Activities Web Site!
What would you like to do at Worldcon? We're organizing some special activities just for you:
Millennium Philcon is running a room for ISAAC Interviews. It's room CC109A, and it will be open the following hours:
When interviews aren't in sessions, teens are welcome to use the room as a lounge.
List of All Teen Panels 8/17/01 These panels either have teens on them or could be of particular interest to teens Teen Orientation Thu noon CC204A WorldCons can be confusing--start right with advice from teens who are old hands at congoing, some special speakers and lots of freebies. Lunch in Chinatown immediately following. Diane Turnshek Ilyana Mansfield Laurie Mann How to Enjoy Your First Convention Thu 1:00pm CC204C An introduction to fandom by long-time fans. Bring your questions, they'll have the answers. Gay Haldeman Rusty Hevelin Our Favorite SF and Fantasy: The Young Adult Perspective Fri 10:00am CC203A Katherine Macdonald Haitham Jendoubi Catherine McMullen Bryan Zubalsky Jared Dashoff Growing Up With Us: Children's Books We Still Love as Adults Fri 1:00pm CC204B Some children's books survive the test of time in more ways than one: not only are they read by new generations of children, but they continue to be read and re-read by those same children when they grow up. The great "children's books" -- Narnia, The Hobbit, Alice, The Golden Compass, Harry Potter -- can be read and appreciated by adults as well as children. What differentiates these from the children's books we lay aside (and which disappoint us when we try to return to them as adults)? Tamora Pierce Jo Walton Ellen Asher Toni Anzetti Andrew Wheeler Writing SF for Young Readers Fri 2:00pm CC104A Julie Czerneda Pat York James Van Pelt Robert J. Sawyer Isaac Szpindel Collaboration Workshop: Exercises for Writers Fri 5:00pm CC110A Come prepared to write in small social groups. Planned exercises, discussions of infamous collaborations and contracts. Diane Turnshek Cassie Krahe Bryan Zubalsky What We Can Learn from Young Writers: The SFWA Junior Program Sun 11:00am L4 Congress B Diane Turnshek Paul Levinson Lucienne Diver Harry Turtledove
If you are a parent of a teenager interested in attending the Millenniuma Philcon, please read one of our open letters to parents:
So join us at the Millennium Philcon!
Diane Turnshek, Teen Activities Area Head