Space City Con is an all-ages festival of comics, sci-fi, fantasy, gaming, literature, and art, in the spirit of Houston, Texas! Envisioned as a “geek festival with free parking,” SCC is conveniently located at the Westin Galleria convention center & hotel, August 10 – 12, 2012. Their goal is to put on the best convention possible for current generations of fans, and instill a love of, comics, Sci-fi and fantasy in the next generation.
SpaceUp Houston will host a fan table at Space City Con with the hope of connecting with space enthusiasts from Houston and throughout Texas. Also, on Sunday August 12th following Nichelle Nichols feature presentation, SpaceUp Houston will host a panel to discuss how Houston is moving forward with building the space economy and supporting space exploration in the post-Shuttle era, from sustaining the ISS to building next-generation space vehicles and fostering space entrepreneurship.
Save 10% off your badge when you use the discount code SPACEUP - (you must register online to receive the discount). Children 9 years and under are free with a paid adult.
TEDx SugarLand: The Age of Wonderment
Participants will comprise a diverse group of people from all walks of life. Among others, there will be artists, doctors, teachers, students, technologists, and entrepreneurs in the mix. The goal of the event is to provide a high quality forum for exchange of ideas and inspiration. Their goal is to bring together individuals who are working on cutting edge of research and technology to artists and educationists exploring new ways of creating an impact in their fields. TEDxSugarLand is not-for-profit event, organized entirely by local, unpaid volunteers.
The theme for this year is The Age Of Wonderment, and it will be divided into four sessions: Mystery, Mind, Matter, and Magic.
SpaceUp Houston will be presenting at TEDx Sugarland on our organization, Spacepoints, Commercial Spaceflight and more.