Conventions with Computer programming

robot

ShepRobo Fest

Mar 28th-29th 2015

Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Department of Computer Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering at Shepherd University cordially invites you to 2015 ShepRobo Fest! Fire-Fighting Contest! Mech-Warfare Contest! FIRST Lego League Contest!

computer, craft, robot, technology

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comics

Southcoast Toy and Comic Con

Apr 11th-12th 2015

Fairhaven, MA 02719

A great and ever growing convention featuring many artists and celebrity guest not to forget all the incredible vendors where you can find all thise hard to find collectables.

animation, anime, art, black, board game, celebrity, collectibles, comics, computer, cosplay, costume, doctor who, fairy, faith, fan, fan fiction, fantasy, film, free, furry, geek, ghosts, goth, halloween, harry potter, horror, literary, lovecraft, manga, media, miniatures, monster, music, mystery, paranormal, pirate, pulp, renaissance, robot, roleplaying game, romance, science, science fiction, space, space western, star trek, star wars, stargate, technology, twilight, twitter, ufo, vampire, video game, war game, weird, westerns, writing, zombie

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video game

Midwest Gaming Classic

Apr 11th-12th 2015

Brookfield, WI 53005

You may have heard that the Midwest Gaming Classic is an “all encompassing electronic gaming trade show,” you may be aware that it is a trade show open to the general public featuring home video game consoles, pinball machines, arcade video games, computers, and even table top gaming, but you may be wondering more about what you should expect when you come to the show.

art, computer, cosplay, technology, video game

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filk

FilKONtario

Apr 16th-19th 2015

Mississauga, ON L4W 2L2

FilKONtario is a festival of music that is inspired by fantasy, science fiction, anime, gaming, computers, space, and many others. The musical influences run from trad folk to last week’s chart-topper. Every year we spend a weekend in a hotel in Mississauga singing, listening, making friends and having a great deal of fun. Most of us stay at the hotel, but some of us commute. We have lots of concerts, music circles and free snacks in the Consuite. By Sunday evening, we are sorry it is all over. Come and find out why we love filking so much! North American Guests of Honour: Bill & Brenda Sutton, European Guest of Honour: Talis Kimberley, Official FKO Filk Waif: Kari Maaren, Special Guest: Heather Borean, Interfilk Guest: Nicole Dieker “Hello, the Future!”

anime, computer, fantasy, filk, music, science fiction, space

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science fiction

RavenCon

Apr 24th-26th 2015

Richmond, VA 23235

Science Fiction & Fantasy return to Richmond with RavenCon 2015, a weekend celebrating the genres of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror. Guests of Honor: AUTHOR: Allen Steele, ARTIST: Frank Wu, GAMING: Brianna Spacekat Wu, SPECIAL AUTHOR: Jack McDevitt, SPECIAL AUTHOR: Lawrence M. Schoen, PLUSH: Barry Mantelo!!!

anime, art, board game, card game, collectibles, comics, computer, cosplay, costume, craft, dance, doctor who, fairy, fan, fantasy, filk, geek, glbt, goth, horror, larp, literary, miniatures, monster, music, mystery, pulp, robot, roleplaying game, science, science fiction, space, star trek, star wars, stargate, steampunk, technology, twitter, vampire

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robot

RoboFest

May 15th-16th 2015

Southfield, MI 48075

15th World Robofest Championship! Robofest is a festival of competitions and events with autonomous robots that encourages students to have fun while learning principles of physical science, computer science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Students design, construct, and program the robots. Any robotics kits are allowed in the construction of robots. Teams compete in the junior (grades 4-8), senior (grades 9- 12), and college divisions in the following categories: Unknown Mission Challenge (UMCTM) - Mission tasks will be totally unknown until the day of competition, BottleSumo – Push a bottle and/or opponent off the table, RoboParade - Parade of Autonomous robots!

computer, craft, robot, technology

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video game

CORGS-CON

May 16th 2015

Columbus, OH 43228

CORGS-CON is Ohio’s premiere annual video game show. Like previous years, this show will feature amazing deals on retro video/computer games and nostalgia. Many vendors from Ohio and surrounding states will be displaying their wares for buy, sell, and trade. Along with the dealers, there will also be open LAN gaming, a few arcade machines, and a King Of Fighters tournament. If you like gaming, you need to be at this show!

computer, lan, video game

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steampunk

Clockwork Alchemy

May 22nd-25th 2015

San Jose, CA 95110

For one glorious weekend, the temporal rifts tying San Jose, California to a World That Might Have Been and indeed, to alternate worlds beyond, shall be opened for a grand meeting of minds and hearts. Join the adventure of Clockwork Alchemy. All are welcome! Come steam explorers and mad scientists! Come naval officers and airship pirates! Come monster hunters and vampires! Be you a colorful rogue or a refined lord or lady, your destiny calls. Engineers, shovel in more coal; clockmakers, set your alarms; inventors, present your extravagant contraptions!

animation, anime, comics, computer, cosplay, costume, craft, dance, fan, fantasy, feminist, geek, historical, music, pirate, roleplaying game, science, science fiction, space western, steampunk, technology, twitter, victoriana

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technology

Red Stick Animation Festival

May 28th-31st 2015

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

In previous years, the Red Stick Animation festival has been a highly visible and productive connection with Louisiana and the Baton Rouge community. We believe that the international exposure and community connection that a festival like Red Stick provides is much needed for the community. However, we are proposing a rebranding and retooling of the festival - to an event that will be focused on Digital Media (including, but not limited to animation), maker-fairs, experimental music concerts, digital art exhibits, game jams and other technology derived events. We are proposing to develop on a larger scale in 2015.

animation, anime, art, comics, computer, craft, film, music, technology, video game

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anime

MomoCon

May 28th-31st 2015

Atlanta, GA 30313

Atlanta’s answer to Comic-Con, with 15,000 unique and over 38,000 turnstile attendance in 2014, MomoCon is one of the fastest growing all ages conventions in the country. Fans of Japanese Anime, American Animation, Comics, Video Games, and Tabletop Games come together to celebrate their passion by costuming / cosplay, browsing the huge exhibitors hall, meeting celebrity voice talent, designers, and writers behind their favorite shows, games, and comics and much much more over this 4 day event. Whether you are an anime fan, gamer, comic reader, or just like watching cartoons, all are welcome at MomoCon!

animation, anime, board game, card game, celebrity, collectibles, comics, computer, cosplay, costume, craft, dance, fan, geek, lan, larp, manga, media, music, roleplaying game, technology, video game

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science fiction

CoreCon VII: A Touch Of Evil

Jun 11th-14th 2015

Fargo, ND 58103

Core Con is a non-profit science fiction, fantasy, horror and anime convention new to the Fargo-Moorhead area. With a steadfast focus on the fans of these and other genre’s, there will be events and fun for everyone to be found at Core Con. You’ll find live action and tabletop roleplaying, tabletop strategy and miniature gaming, costuming, movies and anime, panel discussions and demonstrations, and electronic gaming of many types and platforms. Meet our guests and kick back in one of our many hospitality suites. Meet other fans and enthusiasts in our area and discover what’s new in your genre’s of interest.

anime, board game, card game, collectibles, comics, computer, cosplay, costume, fairy, fan, fantasy, film, ghosts, goth, harry potter, horror, karaoke, larp, literary, lovecraft, miniatures, monster, music, paranormal, pirate, renaissance, robot, roleplaying game, romance, science fiction, space, star trek, star wars, stargate, steampunk, tea party, technology, twilight, vampire, victoriana, video game, war game, writing, zombie

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