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Phoenix Fan Fusion 2022 Schedule :: Professional Development




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8:55 am

All Scheduled Events Are Tentative, Please Check Back For Updates :: North 120CD

Friday May 27, 2022 :: 8:55 am to 9:20 am
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10:30 am

"Who let the machine learning algorithm watch The Matrix?" AI, machine learning, and future robot uprisings :: North 131BC
Lily Baye-Wallace, Khester Kendrick, Erica O'Neil
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Adventures and Disasters in Science: How Does Science Get Done Anyway? :: North 130
Matt Chew, John Christoph, E. Susanne Daly
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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What is Love? Baby Don't Hurt Me: The Science of Love :: North 131A
Alex Gerhard, Lily Villa, Christina Forbes
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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12:00 pm

"I'm fine, I ate 100 Blue Mountain Flowers!" Herbalism in Video Games :: North 131A
Melissa Sedler, Jesus Villa, Christina Forbes
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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A Surprise to be Sure: A retrospective on science in the Skywalker Saga :: North 131BC
Spencer Morrell, Patrick Young, Brian Johnson
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Tears in the Rain: The science of Blade Runner :: North 130
Heni Ben Amor, Stevie Winingear, Jim DeGraffenreid
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:30 pm

A Belated Celebration of Earth Day's 50th Anniversary :: North 130
Kathryn Kitzmiller, Rachel Pikstein, Lily Villa
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Aiming to Misbehave: Science in Firefly :: North 131A
Karen Knierman, Benjamin Koval, Patrick Young
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Scientists rank ways you can be manipulated (You won't believe #1!) :: North 131BC
Liam Gleason, Joseph Holland, Michael Kurtz, Shannon Plummer
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Do I need an Exorcist or a Therapist? :: North 131A
Reggie Nichols, Carlo Quintanilla, Autumn Rash, Lily Villa
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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More than a Canyon: Awesome places to see in AZ :: North 130
Bradley Lusk, Shannon Plummer, Melissa Sedler
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Who Gave Indiana Jones Tenure? Archaeology in Media :: North 131BC
Dani Hoots, Dani Phelps, E. Susanne Daly
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Neigh-sayers: The biology of Horses :: North 130
Deb Nickelson, Rachel Pikstein, Cat Wallace
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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The 2010's in Astronomy: A Decade in Review :: North 131A
Karen Knierman, Benjamin Koval, Patrick Young
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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They're taking our jerbs: The science of Automation :: North 131BC
Lily Baye-Wallace, Heni Ben Amor, Michael Savarese, Larry Henley
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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6:00 pm

Munching Numbers and Defeating the Master of Mischief: A look at Edutainment Games :: North 131A
Don Balanzat, Melissa Sedler, Tina Slankas
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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No More Mr. Gneiss Guy: Geology and Dr. Stone :: North 130
Dani Phelps, Lori Pigue, Greg Vaughan
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Sci-Fi Book Club :: North 131BC
Ryan Anderson, Shannon Plummer, Cat Wallace, Brian Calaway
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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7:30 pm

"You do realize ANYONE can see that?" Social media and teens :: North 130
Michael Kurtz, Spencer Morrell, Tina Slankas
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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Boredom is the Con Killer: The Science of Dune :: North 131BC
Joseph Holland, Bradley Lusk, Carlo Quintanilla, Stevie Winingear
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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Under the Sea: The Science of the Little Mermaid :: North 131A
Michelle Di Palma, Sharlot Hart, Courtney Page-Bottorff, Bina Vanmali
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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9:00 pm

"Yeah, that can't be good": What Eureka got right :: North 131A
Lily Baye-Wallace, Martín Andrés Pérez Comisso, Bina Vanmali
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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Did you remember the TP?: Doomsday Prepping :: North 131BC
Steven Messer, Erica O'Neil, Cat Wallace
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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Shh the phones are listening :: North 130
Spencer Morrell, Michael Savarese, Stephen Davis
Friday May 27, 2022 :: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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8:55 am

All Scheduled Events Are Tentative, Please Check Back For Updates :: North 120CD

Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 8:55 am to 9:20 am
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10:30 am

Catastrophes in Science :: North 131A
Don Balanzat, Alex Gerhard, Adele Crane
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Drac Show: What scientists think of vampires :: North 131BC
Bradley Lusk, David Oakes, Kimberly Olney
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Scared you! :: North 130
Alex Biera, Jesus Villa, Stephen Davis
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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12:00 pm

Editing the Script: The Science and Ethics of Human Genetic Modification :: North 130
Christian Ross, Cat Wallace, Stevie Winingear, Kyle Avery
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Through the Lens: Having fun with microscopes! :: North 131A
Timothy Licknack, Deb Nickelson, Page Baluch
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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WINDMILLS DO NOT WORK THAT WAY: The Science of Futurama :: North 131BC
Martín Andrés Pérez Comisso, Matthew Spear, Garrick Williams
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:30 pm

Back in my day: How science has changed since we were in elementary school :: North 130
Timothy Licknack, E. Susanne Daly, Jim DeGraffenreid
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Plants Are People Too!: The World of Our Green Friends :: North 131A
Matthew Langley, Erika Pages, Jesus Villa
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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The 2010's in Biology and Medicine: A Decade in Review :: North 131BC
Ryan Avery, Carlo Quintanilla, Page Baluch, Andrew Diamos
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Monster Factory: How to scientifically build a fantastical creature :: North 131A
Steven Messer, Spencer Morrell, Sarah Schimpp, E. Susanne Daly
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Romani ite domum: Medicine and Technology in Ancient Rome :: North 131BC
Dani Hoots, Jesus Villa, Stephen Davis
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Trust Me: Reputable Sources for Science News :: North 130
Dani Phelps, Jim DeGraffenreid, Andrew Diamos
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Make Like a Tree and Leaf it to Science :: North 131A
Michelle Di Palma, Chelsea Holmquist, Andrew Diamos, Larry Henley
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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That's so Meta: The latest in VR technology :: North 131BC
Don Balanzat, Phalan Granthier, Khester Kendrick, Erica O'Neil
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Toss a coin to your Scientist: Witchers and medieval monster hunting :: North 130
Timothy Licknack, Kimberly Olney, Dani Phelps
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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6:00 pm

"If I don't do something the world will end. Better run away!": The science of Evangelion :: North 131A
Christopher Albin-Brooks, Lily Baye-Wallace, Heni Ben Amor
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Flying on Other Worlds :: North 130
Michael Fillman, Benjamin Koval, Garrick Williams
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Lex Luthor or Tony Stark? The role of mega-billionaires in STEM :: North 131BC
Khester Kendrick, Erica O'Neil, Carlo Quintanilla, Matthew Spear
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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7:30 pm

"I am different, not less": The science of Neurodivergence :: North 130
Christopher Albin-Brooks, Alex Gerhard, Sharlot Hart
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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Maybe they'd grow old if we had penicillin- Science and Medicine in WWI :: North 131A
Darien Hall, Bina Vanmali, Adele Crane, Stephen Davis
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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The Science of Animation: Bringing the 2nd Dimension to the 3rd :: North 131BC
Heni Ben Amor, Michael Kurtz, Courtney Page-Bottorff, Michael Savarese
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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9:00 pm

"Fantastic!" Science and the 9th Doctor :: North 131BC
Lily Baye-Wallace, Matt Chew, Michael Savarese
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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Don't have a Meltdown: What HBO got right about Chernobyl :: North 130
Lena Heffern, Joseph Holland, Jim DeGraffenreid
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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Pump You Up: The Science of Fitness :: North 131A
Michelle Di Palma, Sharlot Hart, Brian Johnson
Saturday May 28, 2022 :: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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8:55 am

All Scheduled Events Are Tentative, Please Check Back For Updates :: North 120CD

Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 8:55 am to 9:20 am
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10:30 am

Assemblers Avenge! How to encourage your students to become makers :: North 131A
David Oakes, Michael Savarese, Brian Calaway
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Holy Shirtballs: Ethics in The Good Place :: North 130
Alex Biera, Erica O'Neil, Christian Ross
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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The 2020's Mars Armada :: North 131BC
Ryan Anderson, Craig Hardgrove, Sammie Jacob, David Williams
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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12:00 pm

"Coffee, Black": Science in Star Trek Voyager :: North 131A
Khester Kendrick, Kathryn Kitzmiller, Jonathon Hill, Brian Johnson
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Everything I Need to Know I Learned From Anime! :: North 130
Ryan Avery, Sean Peters, Sarah Schimpp
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Your Brain is Lying to You: Fun with Sensory Illusions :: North 131BC
Alex Biera, Michael Kurtz, Michael McBeath
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:30 pm

Is it Gold Yet? The history of alchemy and chemistry :: North 131A
Matt Chew, Kathryn Kitzmiller, Bradley Lusk
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Lucy and Psyche: Asteroid missions paving the way for the Expanse! :: North 131BC
Lena Heffern, David Williams, Jonathon Hill
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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My commute is 238,900 miles: The future of jobs in space! :: North 130
Craig Hardgrove, Lori Pigue, Kaylee Poetsch, John Christoph
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Invasion of the Habitat Snatchers: What's The Big Deal About Invasive Species? :: North 131BC
Matt Chew, Steven Messer, Melissa Sedler
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Scooby Scooby Doo, what can I learn from you? :: North 130
Alex Biera, Dani Hoots, David Oakes
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Vulcan's Wrath: The science of Volcanoes :: North 131A
Sean Peters, Lori Pigue, Greg Vaughan
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:30 pm

"I say we sit tight and assess": Science communication in Don't Look Up :: North 131BC
Bradley Lusk, Greg Vaughan, Christina Forbes
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Beeeees!!....Bees? :: North 130
Christopher Albin-Brooks, Deb Nickelson, Rachel Pikstein
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Weyland, Halcyon, Kindred Aerospace, Oh My!: Space Exploration and Big Corps :: North 131A
Matthew Contursi, Phalan Granthier, Brian Calaway, John Christoph
Sunday May 29, 2022 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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After Dark Parties
Anime and Animation
Arrowverse
ASL
Books and Authors
Changed From Printed Guide
Comic Books
Cosplay Roasts
Costuming and Cosplay
DC Superheroes
Disney
Doctor Who
Education
Fantasy
Games and Gaming Panels
Geek
Harry Potter
Horror
Lord of The Rings
Marvel Superheroes
Paid Events
Professional Development
RTP
Science
Science Fiction
Signature Events
Spectacular Spectacle Showcase
Star Trek
Star Wars
Steampunk
Youth and Family
YouTube

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B526 - Changing Hands Author Signing Area
B528 - Changing Hands Author Signing Area
B530 - Changing Hands Author Signing Area
B532 - Changing Hands Author Signing Area
Booths 152/154/251/253
H101 - John Barrowman
H103 - Patrick Warburton
H104 - Anthony Rapp
H105 - Felicia Day
H106 - Jim Cummings
H107 - Doug Jones
H108 - Andrey Ivchenko
H109 - Diane Guerrero
H111 - Jodi Benson
H112 - JJ Cohen
H113 - Kate Mulgrew
H114 - Linda Ballantyne
H115 - John DiMaggio
H116 - Katie Griffin
H117 - Billy West
H119 - Chuck Norris
H201 - Harvey Guillen
H203 - Lindsay Jones
H205 - Michael Jones
H207 - Maggie Robertson
H209 - Cristina Vee
H211 - Judy Kuhn
H213 - Jackson Robert Scott
H215
North 120AB Cobra Arcade Bar Area
North 120AB Game On Expo Area
North 120AB Mr. E Comics Tabletop Game Area
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North 120AB The Gaming Zone Area
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North 121AB_Escape Room_2
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North 122ABC
North 123 Blood Drive
North 124AB
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North 128A
North 128B Science Displays
North 129A
North 129B
North 130
North 131A
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North 221ABC
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North 226A
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Photo Booth A
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West 101ABC
West 101ABC Event Area
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