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Saturday, October 3 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Food Of the Future

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So often in SF, food has changed. We've seen food pills, and little coloured jelly blocks, and "protein". Is food headed in that direction? How can we make food production sustainable, so we don't have to rely on Soylent Green?

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Karl Johanson

Editor, Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine
VCON 41 Editor Guest of Honour | | Karl Johanson is not just an exceptional editor of a marvelous magazine, he is—behind his unassuming exterior—a mad genius whose team is, against all logic, constantly pulling off these completely astounding projects. | | During the 1990s, Karl co-edited the Canadian SF newsletter, Under the Ozone Hole with John Herbert. The UTOH team, which included Stephanie Johanson as illustrator and Monica... Read More →
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Layne Myhre

Layne Myhre has a Ph.D. in molecular genetics.
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David Ng

Faculty, University of British Columbia
David Ng is a geneticist, science educator, and faculty based at the UBC Michael Smith Laboratories.  Of note: (1) he is partly responsible for the massive DNA helix emblazoned on his building’s facade; (2) his Dad beat up Bruce Lee; (3) his first foray into general publishing featured a unicorn on the front cover; and (4) his lab studies things like Pokemon and creativity. Learn more at bioteach.ubc.ca


Saturday October 3, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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