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What to do with the kids?

Hey skeptical parents and guardians! We really wish we could provide childcare for you. Every year, we try to get someone(s) to volunteer to do it, and every year it doesn't happen. BUT! We have left open possibilities. The Kalahari and Mojave rooms have been set...

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Skepticon Community Resources!

Hello again, Skepti-Town! As we have had in prior years, we have a few resources available to attendees: Food Pantry -- Hungry but broke? Swing by our food pantry for a snack or a meal. Donations are very welcome! For every item you bring, you get a raffle ticket!...

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ACTIVITIES!!!!!

Boy howdy, Skepticon Town! Where has the time gone?! You need activities information, and stat! FRIDAY 1pm to 5pm -- Blood Drive! Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will bring their mobile donation vehicle to drain us of our blood. Please bring your ID, give up a...

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Updates!

HELLO! We almost forgot to tell you about two new things at Skepticon this year! The first is that we will be changing our seating around in the Main hall so that the center sections will all have tables so that you may be able to utilize the space better. Now for...

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#SK10 Schedule Addition: A PANEL!

Hello Skepticon world! We're very super a lot excited to announce a last minute addition to our lineup: a panel! Introducing: Diversifying Atheist Voices   Even after years of work on the problem, the atheist movement is still largely represented by white cishet men....

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Sunday Workshops Part 2!

SUNDAY WORKSHOPS! Check out The Secular Women Workshops Track for Sunday!   Sam Farooqui - “Finding Your Way Around Moose” Ex-Muslim issues can be really complicated for never-Muslims to parse. Frequently, never-Muslims fall prey to overcorrection, saviorism, or just...

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Sunday Workshops Part 1

Sunday WORKSHOPS! Check out The Skepticon Workshops Track for Sunday!   Eric Wells, Cora Hanf, and Amy Slavin - “How to Create, Build and Maintain a Local Secular Group” “The Springfield Skeptics was formed from scratch in 2014 and since then has grown into a strong...

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Saturday Workshops Part 2!

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS! Check out The Secular Women Workshops Track for Saturday!   Maddy Love and Marissa McCool - “Start your own podcast” So, you wanna start a podcast. Don’t miss out on Maddy and Marissa’s workshop on Saturday at 10:00 AM.   Rebecca Hensler -...

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Saturday Workshops Part 1

Saturday WORKSHOPS! Check out The Skepticon Workshops Track for Saturday!   Jude Lane - “Expressing Humanism Through Service” Following in the footsteps of our own Bentern(Ben + Intern), Jude Lane took it upon himself to join the Humanist Serice Corp after hearing Ben...

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Give for the SK10 Matching Fundraiser!

Hey Skepticon lovers! Starting today and running until the very end of Skepticon (that would be Nov. 1st -- Nov. 12th) Skepticon will be doing a matching donation challenge!  That's right, every dollar you donate until Skepticon 10 is over NOW COUNTS AS DOUBLE! Donate...

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Friday Workshops Part 2!

Friday WORKSHOPS! Check out The Secular Women Workshops Track for Friday!   Mandisa Thomas - “Creating a Welcoming Group” You can plan the events, but to get people in the seats, they have to feel they belong.This workshop will walk you through making your group a...

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Friday Workshops Part 1

FRIDAY WORKSHOPS! Check out The Skepticon Workshops Track for Friday!   Heina Dadabhoy - “Improving & Reducing Your Screw-Ups” Have you ever thought to yourself, “Man… I screw-up a lot.” Then have we got the work shop for you! Join Heina Dadabhoy as they host the...

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SK10 Speaker Topics!

Hello Skepticoners! I bet you'd like to know what kind of awesome things our speakers are going to be talking about AND BY GOLLY YOU WILL KNOW! Dr. Samantha Montano From Acts of Gods to Disasterology: This presentation will explore the evolution from considering...

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Operation Workshops

AHHHHHHHHHHH! Skepticon is right around the corner! There is so little time and so much to do! This year we wanted to adapt our lineup and do something a little different! Every year since we have started hosting workshops, I get the question; “What workshops are...

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SK10 Schedule!

My goodness! We've had a heck of a year trying to get the schedule locked down for Skepticon 10. BUT BY GOODNESS WE ARE READY TO SHARE AND I HOPE YOU ARE, TOO! Oh and hey -- we're doing a few things different this year. For one, we've decided to add more workshops to...

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SK10 Speaker Lineup Change!

Hey all, Kayley Whalen will be unable to join us for Skepticon this year. At this time, there are no plans to substitute another speaker but hey -- you never know! Stay tuned for more news on the SK10 Schedule! Love, Skepticon

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SK10 Speaker: Nikki Jane!

Hello again Skepticon Lovers! Due to Libby Cowgill needing to step down, we have a lineup update to share and ya'll...this year is gonna rock our socks. Please welcome Nikki Jane as to the Skepticon 10 crew!  Nikki Jane born Jessica Nicole is a activist, artist, and...

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SK10 Speaker: Jessica Xiao

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome Jessica Xiao as the next speaker to the Skepticon 10 lineup! Jessica Xiao is a Washington, DC-based writer, interested in activist culture, radical vulnerability, feminism, race and identity, mass incarceration, and climate...

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SK10 Speaker: Libby Cowgill

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome Libby Cowgill as the next speaker to the Skepticon 10 lineup! My research focuses on several different areas within the subdicipline of biological anthropology. Specifically, I study Pleistocene human evolution, human growth and...

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SK10 Speaker: Mandisa Thomas

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome Mandisa Thomas as the next speaker to the Skepticon 10 lineup! Mandisa Thomas is the founder and President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Although never formally indoctrinated into belief, Mandisa was heavily exposed to...

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