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Wastelands II, Age of Iron

Steampunk * Victoriana * Futurism

We're proud to announce WASTELANDS II, AGE OF IRON will be October 18,
and 19th 2008 at the Good Earth Hotel in Perth, WA.

Wastelands II, Age of Iron is a two day convention focusing on the
futures of yesterday, and the glories of tomorrows that never were.
There will be two streams over two days. including workshops, panels,
and presentations. Discounts for people dressed in theme.

Elements covered will include Multimedia, Writing, Graphic Design,
Art, Costuming and other areas. Events included will also cover other
areas of interest not strictly tied to the "core" theme.

Our Guests of Honour is Nick Stathopoulous, multiple award winning,
Hugo-nominated, and Archibald Award Finalist Artist and all round
great guy. He is incredibly talented and one of the most sought after
artists for book covers in Australia.

Our Local Guest of Honour is Alisa Krasnostein. Alisa is the CEO of
Twelfth Planet Press and very active in the small press industry in
Australia. She is also responsible for the creation and maintenance of
Australian Specfic In Focus (ASiF!). Alisa's projects are too numerous
to mention, including a goal to read over 5,000 short stories this
year as well as run her own publishing company.

Fan Guest of Honour is Tommo Eitelhuber. Tommo has been very active in
the fan community, and been endlessly helpful to a number of Swancon
committees. He's also extremely passionate about music and his new

Current draft program is up and it's just awesome! Please check it
out, and if you would like to present a panel, show off something
interesting, volunteer to be on one of the suggestions, or even just
help out during the con, please let us know! We're getting excited
around here, and we hope to see you there!

Please feel free to cross post, email, talk, or broadcast info on this convention as far and wide as you like!
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