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We Need YOU to be a Track Head

So, you love Penguicon, right? You’d love to be involved with it all year? You’d like to contribute to making the next Penguicon bigger and better? Have you ever considered being a Track Head? Track Heads are each given a track (an area of interest), and are in charge of drumming up interest, panelists, featured guests, etc, as well as keeping in contact with panelist applicants over the course of the year. They are in charge of scheduling their track’s…

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You’re Invited: June ComCom and SMoS

Have you thought it would be fun to know more about how Penguicon happens?  Do you have ideas or talents to make Penguicon a better experience?  Please join us at the June ComCom/SMoS* meeting in Canton, MI. We will meet at long-time volunteers, Jessica and Rich’s house, on June 23.  Their address is 39740 Coronation Rd, Canton, MI 48188-1527, United States From 1-3pm, we will have the formal ConCom meeting.  Each department will share a status of what has been…

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Be Thrifty! Pre-Register now for only $35

Have you pre-registered for Penguicon 2018 yet?  You still have time to purchase a a membership for only $35.  Please see our Purchase Membership page for information on how to register. After June 1, 2017, the membership rate will be $45.

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Revised 2018 Penguicon Code of Conduct

Each year, the Chair and Con Committee of Penguicon consider how the Code of conduct may be made both clearer and better. In this round of changes, we modified the reasons why someone might be removed from the convention to include violation of the Code of Conduct. We also revised our definition of harassment to ensure it emphasizes that we will protect the right to safety of all attendees. Finally, we updated the information about our process for handling harassment…

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Penguicon’s Commitment to the Community in 2018

Penguicon respects diversity in all forms. We are committed to cultivating a safe and inclusive community in which feedback from all community members is heard and valued. It is our goal to ensure that people who want to contribute to Penguicon are welcomed and included, as long as they are civil toward the perspectives of all attendees and abide by our Code of Conduct policies. To this end, we will have remote access available for all Penguicon 2018 ConCom meetings.…

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Welcome to Penguicon 2018!

Welcome to our new web site for Penguicon in 2018!  We’re so excited to get to work on creating the next iteration of the best conference and convention ever.  Our theme for 2018 will be Connectivity – both social connections and Internet of Things, so we look forward to providing some great panels and events on those topics. Today, you can register to attend Penguicon next May 2-4.  You can also leave us feedback with any suggestions you have for…

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