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Welcome to GeekGirlCon ’13!

Written by GeekGirlCon Manager of Editorial Services Adrienne Roehrich


It’s been 14 months since our last GeekGirlCon and today is the day! W00t!

Start your GeekGirlCon weekend off by grabbing your badge early on Friday afternoon at the Conference Center from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., so you can walk right in on Saturday morning. Then pop on over to the kickoff party at Tap House Grill running from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., co-hosted by Seattle Browncoats charities. There will be pool and fun people to meet, as well as food and drink available for purchase.

Not enough geeky fun for you yet? Check out the amazing Bechdel Test Burlesque just up the hill at Re-Bar at 8 p.m. or 11 p.m. or wander over to the geekiest cafe around, Wayward Coffeehouse, for some games and music with The Doubleclicks and Molly Lewis starting at 8 p.m.

Head back to your hotels for an evening of rest so you can be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed for the rest of the weekend! Our volunteer staff has worked long and hard to bring our awesome GeekGirlCon community fantastic programming! Get a load of what’s in store for you!

Saturday: The Conference Center doors open at 9:00 a.m. If you haven’t gotten your passes, get in line early so you can head off for an exciting day including:

  • Panels start at 10:00 a.m. and continue until nearly 11:00 p.m.!

  • GeekGirlConnections booths are open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for all your professional networking needs. Don’t miss the panels running from 10:30 a.m.

  • The DIY Science Zone that’s been getting so much buzz is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the third floor. Get your Exploration Tracker started!

  • The Gaming floor on the lower level  is open for 12 hours, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

  • Don’t forget to get your swag and souvenirs! Travel the Exhibitor Hall on the third floor from 9:00 a.m. ’til 6:00 p.m.

  • Grab a photo op or find your new favorite artist on the second floor with the Wicked Witch’s hat and the Artist Alley starting when doors open at 9:00 a.m. and closing at 6:00 p.m.

Top the evening off with the GeekGirlCONcert! Guarantee yourself entry by purchasing your passes through Brown Paper Tickets OR head over to the info booth first thing Saturday to get your FREE pass!

Unable to attend? We’ve got blog coverage on the programming coming your way over the weekend, don’t miss videos and images that will post on Facebook, and follow #GGC13 on Twitter and Instagram. There will be enthusiastic photographers uploading to our Flickr group all weekend.

Sunday is chock-full of more awesome programming and activities! Consult your Strategy Guide for details.

  • Panels begin at 10:00 a.m. and go until about 5:00 p.m.

    • We’ve got spotlights on Denise Crosby, and Karen Prell & Red Fraggle!

  • GeekGirlConnections room is open from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., with talks beginning at 10:30 a.m.

  • The DIY Science Zone will keep your hands and brain engaged, 9:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m.

  • Gaming starts at 9:00 a.m.—and you can play until the wrap-up party at 5:30 p.m.

  • It’s your last chance to get your swag and souvenirs! Travel the Exhibitor Hall on the third floor from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Don’t miss the Wicked Witch’s Hat and our Artist Alley on the second floor from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

We’ll wrap-up GeekGirlCon ‘13 with a Ladies of the 80s Sing-Along starting at 4:30 p.m. in Room 301/302, followed by our Closing Celebration at 5:30 p.m. Don’t miss a single minute!

Please enjoy yourselves at our convention and through all the social media with contributions from GeekGirlCon and attendees alike!

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