Please see below a list of the prospective panels.
If you are interested in contributing to any of these panels or have your own idea, please email Conflux programmer Nicole Murphy on firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Fantastic SF women in TV
- Hero cliches and how to make or break them
- The next generation of superheroes: the future of diversity in heroes
- DIY hero – is there a formula for the perfect hero?
- Real life heroes and how they inspire their fictional counterparts
- ‘Holy Shark Repellent Batman’ – super gadgets and resources for the wannabe hero
- Abusive alpha males and sassy Mary-Sues: when heroes go bad
- The hero’s journey – what does it mean for heroines?
- Whodunnit – The Unconventional Hero
- What is the unconventional hero’s journey?
- Being a hero in the apocalypse – what is involved?
- Unconventional storytelling
- Unconventional publishing
- Unconventional writing
- Turning tropes on their heads
- Skills of the modern writer – what you need to make it