Friday, October 10, 2014

CrimeCONN: All Day Mystery Conference, 10/25

CrimeCONN: Connecticut mystery authors featured along with panel discussions, forensic, police experts and more. Fee, $25, includes lunch and a post-conference reception. Co-sponsored with Mystery Writers of America, New York Chapter. 
Register online.  
The Wesport Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT
Saturday, October 25, 2014: 9 am-6:30 pm  


9 am: Registration
9:30-10:15 am: Panel 1: Topic: Google vs. Old Fashioned Shoe Leather. How do you keep mysteries exciting in the digital age? Moderator: Tim Hall 
Panelists: Justin Scott, Steve Liskow, Jonathan Stone
10:15-10:30 am: Break / Book sale
10:30-11:15 am: Panel 2: Topic: Writers have been described as egoists, chameleons or channelers. Which are you... or none of the above Moderator: Joe Meyers, Panelists: Dan Burstein, Jim Benn, H.T. Narea, A.J. Pompano
11:15-11:30 am: Break / Book sale
11:30-12:30 am: Panel 3: Insights from an Expert: “Cold Case Investigations - History and the Use of New Technology”
Speaker: Lieutenant Art Weisgerber, Crime Scene/ID Unit Norwalk Police Department
12:30-1:45 pm: Lunch (included with registration)
1:45-2:30 pm: Panel 4: Topic: Research, imagination and life experience. How do you find your greatest inspirations? Moderator: John Valeri
Panelists: Jessica Speart, Karen Olson, Lee Barwood, Rosemary Harris
2:30-2:45 pm: Break / Book sale
2:45-3:30 pm: Panel 5: Insights from an Expert: Death Investigation: It's Not Exactly What You See on TV"
Speaker: Michelle Clark, Death Investigator for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Connecticut
3:30-3:45 pm: Break / Book sale
3:45-4:30 pm: Panel 6: Topic: Head case, escape artist, moral crusader? Describe your writer's temperament. Moderator: David Handler
Panelists: M.J. Rose, Chris Knopf, David Rich
4:30-6:30pm: Wrap Up Celebration

Read more HERE. 

HT: David Handler

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