What Needs To Be Done: The 100 Cast Q&A
11:30 AM (1 hr), Peachtree Ballroom (Westin)
The Last Ship: A Discussion with Adam Baldwin
11:30 AM (1 hr), Regency VI-VII (Hyatt)
For Survival: Food, Gardening, and Water Purification
1:00 PM (1 hr), Chastain F-H (Westin)
Food and water are two of the rarest and most important commodities of the apocalypse. Learn how duration and severity affect your preparation needs and strategy, as well as how to create a basic bug out bag/home rations for short term disasters and walk through strategies for longer term disasters.
Moderator: Hans Eckman; Panelist: David Harmer
The Craft of Dystopia
2:30 PM (1 hr), Chastain F-H (Westin)
Experts from a variety of media outlets lend insight into what makes a compelling and unique dystopian world, as well as the challenges of keeping stories fresh in a rapidly popularizing genre.
Moderator: Nathan Hamilton; Panelists: Gail Z. Martin, Tim Everett, Ben Fisher, Sharon Ahern
The 100: Fan Discussion Panel
4:00 PM (1 hr), Chastain F-H (Westin)
Fan experts lead a discussion on the dark and deadly world of The 100, analyzing and exploring the unique universes in both the TV show and the book series.
Moderator: Shannon Chesnut; Panelists: Robert Prentice, Jennifer Geoppinger, John Keegan
Apocalyptic Throwdown: Aliens vs Zombies
5:30 PM (1 hr), Chastain F-H (Westin)
With apocalypse by other-worldly beings becoming more and more popular we have to ask ourselves – and you – which is better… Aliens or Zombies? Pick a side and let our experts lead fans in what is sure to be a lively debate.
Moderator: Nathan Hamilton; Panelists: Widgett Walls, ScottC, Tedd Roberts, Kacey Ezell
Taking A Bite Out of Zombie Media (CPAC)
7:00 PM (1 hr), Chastain F-H (Westin)
The walking dead have infected media for over a century — and sometimes media bites right back. Come talk about how we go from patient zero to an apocalypse of zombie media!
Presenters: Jordan Leigh Frederick, Jennifer Crumley
Blood and Bruises On A Budget: A Beginner’s Frugal Guide to Apocalyptic Makeup
8:30 PM (1 hr), Chastain F-H (Westin)
Love the gory side of makeup but have a limited budget? Our professional FX artist offers herself up as tribute and, as someone who started with next to no fundage, will share her first-hand knowledge on the art of buises, bones, scrapes and cuts on a budget.
Presenter: Bethany Michel