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Saturday, October 19 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Designing a Planet Live

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Ever wanted to see a planet created on the fly? We’ve assembled a team of experts who will do just that, creating a fictional world from scratch in fifty minutes (or less)! Watch the science unfold and take notes on what you need to consider when creating a world for your writing.


Dylan Blacquiere

Dylan Blacquiere is a stroke neurologist at the University of Ottawa, with research interests in medical education, stroke systems of care, and rural/urban disparities in stroke care. He has written several short stories and worked with medical humanities interest groups at Dalhousie... Read More →

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Anatoly Belilovsky

Anatoly Belilovsky was born in a city that went through six or seven owners in the last century, all of whom used it to do a lot more than drive to church on Sundays; he is old enough to remember tanks rolling through it on their way to Czechoslovakia in 1968. After being traded to... Read More →
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Geoffrey Hart

Geoff works primarily as a scientific editor, specializing in authors who have English as their second or third language. He's a fellow of the Society for Technical Communication, and has published hundreds of articles and several books to help others communicate better. In his spare... Read More →
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Mark Robinson

Mark Robinson is a Canadian adventurer, storm chaser, and meteorologist. Recently named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Explorers by Canadian Geographic, he is also a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society. Mark has chased (and has been chased) by tornadoes across Canada and... Read More →
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Sienna Tristen

Sienna Tristen is a writer and artist based out of Toronto. She is the author of The Heretic's Guide to Homecoming, the flagship fantasy story of The Shale Project, and her first work of poetry, The Insomniac's Assistant , is available through Penrose Press. A purveyor of many skills... Read More →

Saturday October 19, 2019 5:00pm - 5:50pm EDT
Salon D - 20 seats