For Survival Open Jam: Anything Goes

10:00 AM (1 hr), Chastain F-H (Westin)

This is your chance to discuss any survival or prepping topic with our experts. As opposed to other panels, this will be a free form discussion based on what you want to know or discuss. We’ll hop around topics and even apply them to various scenarios, be it a super storm, pandemic or global EMP.
Moderator: Hans EckmanPanelists: David HarmerMichael Z. Williamson, Dr. Charles E. Gannon, Tedd Roberts


May We Meet Again: The 100 Cast Q&A
10:00 AM (1 hr), Peachtree Ballroom (Westin)

Cast from the CW’s hit TV show answer your questions and discuss the past, present, and future of the 100.
Moderator: Robert PrenticeGuests: Jarod Joseph, Lindsey Morgan, Bob MorleySachin Sahel


For Survival: Communications & Technology
11:30 AM (1 hr), Chastain F-H (Westin)

Experts discuss short term disruptions, like power outages, to long term disasters like EMP attacks or natural disasters. From right after an event, learn about the role of social media and misinformation, to months/years out, with issues such as alternative power and communications sources.
Moderator: Hans EckmanPanelists: Dr. Charles E. Gannon, Ben Davis, Jeff Hubbs, Jaym Gates


They Came from Outer Space: Alien Apocalypse Fan Panel
1:00 PM (1 hr), Chastain F-H (Westin)

The idea of apocalypse by alien invasion continues to grow in popularity. Panelists looks at the impact of more current extraterrestrial shows like Colony and Falling Skies, as well as the TV shows that paved the way for their popularity.
Moderator: Shannon Chesnut; Panelists: Alison Sky Richards, Zan Bowden, Robert Prentice, Curtis Chevalier


The World of The Walking Dead: Fan Discussion Panel
2:30 PM (1 hr), Chastain F-H (Westin)

The comic so riveting that it spawned a show, and a show that was so successful it spawned a hit prequel. Our panelists lead a discussion on both TV shows and comics and Robert Kirkman’s portrayal of humanity at the end of the world.
Moderator: Nathan HamiltonPanelists: Jennifer Geoppinger, Rachel Rowan-Stamper, John Keegan, Curtis Chevalier