Inside Skepticon – Speaker Fight!

Inside Skepticon – Speaker Fight!

Second meeting of the year, and it’s time for the speaker fight! If you’re imagining PZ Myers punching out Matt Dillahunty, you’re seriously on the wrong track. (Plus you’ve clearly never met either of them. They’re super awesome, and...
Inside Skepticon – So Many Speakers, So Little Time

Inside Skepticon – So Many Speakers, So Little Time

After Venue, the next Skepticon division to get busy at the beginning of the year is Speakers. We look through all of the suggestions made by attendees and previous speakers. (And we’re sorry, but Neil deGrasse Tyson is not going to come speak to us for free,...
Inside Skepticon – First Meeting of the Year!

Inside Skepticon – First Meeting of the Year!

Subtitled: A Committee, a Plan, a Canal, Paeettimmoca! Planning by committee can make it so hard to get what you hoped for in the end. On the other hand, doing it all yourself is a recipe for utter disaster. There’s just too much work, and too many skills needed...
Inside Skepticon – Venue Need a Place for a Conference

Inside Skepticon – Venue Need a Place for a Conference

Hello again, Skepticondoleers! The work of making a Skepticon is divided up into 12 roles. Let’s take a good, close look at one of them: the Venue role. From the job description: The Venue role is responsible for finding and booking an adequate venue within...