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Approximate JOFcon I Program


APPROXIMATE Schedule of the Weekend

(Updated at con to reflect the session topics planned after dinner Friday night.)

Friday, March 28th

  • pre-4 pm, arrivals, check into hotel, get badges, etc.
  • pre-6 pm, JOFs will please help make sure Consuite is set up, snacks are refilled, ice is stocked, etc.
  • 6:30 pm, JOF gathering in the hotel lobby for dinner plans as a group (and aforementioned brainstorming session during dinner)
  • 6:30-8:30 pm, dinner
  • 8:30 pm, JOF prioritization of session topics and ideas (back at the hotel)
  • 10 pm-2 am, lots of talking

Saturday, March 29th

  • 7-10 am, JOFs free breakfast in the hotel function space (alongside other hotel guests)
  • 11 am-12:15 pm How to Appropriately Fire Volunteers and Staff
  • 12:30-1:45 pm, Con-Necessary Software and Its Creation
  • 2-3:15 pm, How to Stop Reinventing the Wheel Without Stifling People
  • 3:30-5:15 pm, WORKSHOP TIME!
  • – (current projects are going through Marty Gear’s convention paperwork, playtesting “Cards Against Fandom,” and suggesting Vulcan checkboxes with Anna) –
  • 5:30-6:45 pm, “Volunteers” vs “Staff”
  • 7-8:15 pm, DINNER BREAK FOR ALL JOFS (in the consuite)
  • 8:30-9:45 pm, Letting People Fail
  • 10-11:15 pm, Starting a New Con
  • 11:30pm-1 am, Dramatic Reading of the WSFS Constitution

Sunday, March 30th

  • 7-10 am, JOFs free breakfast in the hotel function space (alongside other hotel guests)
  • (NOTE: hotel checkout is at noon)
  • 11 am-12:15 pm, Preventing (and Managing) Burnout
  • 12:30-1:45 pm, Scaling Up and Upscaling Your Convention
  • 2-3:15 pm, How to Run a Feedback Session


Consuite hours are approximately 9 am-2 am each day.

Breakfast is free from the hotel from 7-10 am on Saturday and Sunday.


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