Monthly Archives: March 2015

Only One Week Left to Register Online for LIPopCon 2015!

There is only one week left to register online for LIPopCon 2015! Don’t miss out and don’t forget to register online by April 3!

Register for LIPopCon2015 HERE: http://www.nyla.org/max/events/lipopcon-2015/219/

Less than 20 spots remain, so space is limited!

The Long Island Libraries and Pop Culture Conference (LIPopCon) is a yearly conference that provides library professionals and library and information science students with the latest information about trends in pop culture. Covering everything from anime and manga to video games and movies to science fiction and fantasy to graphic novels and comic books, LIPopCon informs attendees of the latest in pop culture and how it affects libraries.

For more information about registration, visit our Registration Page at http://www.lipopcon.org/registration/.

LIPopCon will take place on April 16, 2015 at St. John’s University Oakdale Campus. CEUs will be rewarded. Best-selling author and artist Raina Telgemeier of the graphic novels Smile and Sisters is the keynote speaker. For more information about programming, check out our Programs Page at https://lipopcon.org/programs/.

Online Registration for LIPopCon 2015 is Open until April 3!

Online Registration for LIPopCon 2015 is Open Until April 3!

Register for LIPopCon2015 HERE: http://www.nyla.org/max/events/lipopcon-2015/219/

Space is limited, so register while you can!

For more information about registration, please visit our Registration page at http://http://www.lipopcon.org/registration/.

The Long Island Libraries and Pop Culture Conference (LIPopCon) is a yearly conference that provides library professionals and library and information science students with the latest information about trends in pop culture. Covering everything from anime and manga to video games and movies to science fiction and fantasy to graphic novels and comic books, LIPopCon informs attendees of the latest in pop culture and how it affects libraries.

Programming Information
is available on our Programming page: http://www.lipopcon.org/programs/The keynote speaker is Raina Telgemeier, best-selling graphic novel author and artist of Sisters and Smile.

Other featured guests include:

  • Professional Wrestler and Hound Comics CEO Brimstone
  • N. C. Christopher Couch, author of The Will Eisner Companion: The Pioneering Spirit of the Father of the Graphic Novel, Will Eisner: A Retrospective, and Jerry Robinson: Ambassador of Comics
  • Tim Ferrara, co-creator and author of the webcomic Ode
  • St. John’s University Professor Caroline Fuchs, creator of the Discover New York Course, “Exploring New York Through Comics”
  • Sophie Goldstein, creator of the Ignatz Award winning comic The House of Women, Part 1
  • Walter Hillegas, member of the Empire Saber Guild, a Lucasfilm-recognized, not-for-profit performance and costuming fan organization
  • Jenny McKeon, artist for webcomic Eerie PD and creator of ABC: Anime Boston Confidential
  • Annie Stoll, co-creator and artist of the webcomic Ode
  • Clive Young, author of the book Homemade Hollywood: Fans Behind the Camera

For more information about featured guests, visit our Featured Guests page at http://www.lipopcon.org/featured-guests/.

Webcomic Artist Jenny McKeon Will Be a Speaker at LIPopCon 2015!

Webcomic Artist Jenny McKeon will be a speaker at LIPopCon 2015!

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Jenny McKeon is an artist based in Western MA. She draws the webcomic Eerie PD and her book ABC: Anime Boston Confidential is debuting in spring 2015.

To learn more about Jenny McKeon, please visit http://cargocollective.com/jchannel/.

To learn more about Eerie PD, please visit http://www.eeriepd.com/.

For more information about featured guests at LIPopCon 2015, please visit our Featured Guests page!

Online Registration for LIPopCon 2015 Open Until April 3!

While the Early Bird Registration Discount has ended, you can still register for LIPopCon until April 3, 2015! 

Register for LIPopCon2015 HERE!

Space is limited, so register while you can!

Registration Prices:
St. John’s University Students: $40.00
All Other Students: $60.00
NCLA and SCLA Members: $80.00
St. John’s University Faculty: $80.00
Non-Members and Non-St. John’s University Faculty: $90.00

The conference will run from 8:30AM-5:00PM.

Lunch will be provided and is included with registration.

PAYMENT POLICY
All registration is online, must be paid by credit card only
and we can not invoice your institution for payment.
Sorry, we do not accept American Express at this time.

REFUND POLICY
Sorry, we will not be able to refund registration payments. All ticket sales are final.

STUDENT TICKET POLICY
Students must show a Student ID when they arrive at the conference.

For more information about registration, please visit our Registration page.

Author and Editor Clive Young Will Be a Speaker at LIPopCon 2015!

Author and editor Clive Young will be a speaker at LIPopCon 2015!

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Clive Young is a writer/editor based in New York. His latest book, Homemade Hollywood: Fans Behind The Camera, melds together the histories of pop-culture fandom, amateur filmmaking and copyright theory, and has received stellar reviews around the globe. He is also the author of Crank It Up: Live Sound Secrets of the Top Tour Engineers.

Clive Young is also Managing Editor of Pro Sound News, Pro Audio Review, and ProSoundNetwork.com. Additionally, he has presented more than 150 historical pop-culture programs at universities, museums, libraries and other venues around the U.S.

Clive Young has also written for a variety of mainstream print. Some of these include MTV To Go, Gig, American Songwriter, Icon, Thoughtstyle, Music Business International (UK), Goldmine, Videography, DVDWorks, EQ En Espanol, Medialine, Long Island Voice, VH1.Com, Musicplayer.com, Sonicnet.com, iPodlounge.com, and many others.

To learn more about Clive Young, please visit http://www.cliveyoung.com.

For more information about featured guests at LIPopCon 2015, please visit our Featured Guests page!

The Early Bird Registration Discount for LIPopCon 2015 Ends on March 13!

Over 135 people have registered for LIPopCon 2015! Space is limited and the early bird registration discount ends on March 13, so register soon! Don’t miss what will be one of the most exciting professional development conferences of the year!

Registration for the first annual Long Island Libraries and Pop Culture Conference (LIPopCon 2015) is open! Register here: http://www.nyla.org/max/events/lipopcon-2015/219/

LIPopCon – http://www.lipopcon.org
The Long Island Libraries and Pop Culture Conference (LIPopCon) is a yearly conference that provides library professionals and library and information science students with the latest information about trends in pop culture. Covering everything from anime and manga to video games and movies to science fiction and fantasy to graphic novels and comic books, LIPopCon informs attendees of the latest in pop culture and how it affects libraries.

For more information about registration, visit our Registration Page at http://www.lipopcon.org/registration/.

LIPopCon will take place on April 16, 2015 at St. John’s University Oakdale Campus. CEUs will be rewarded. Best-selling author and artist Raina Telgemeier of the graphic novels Smile and Sisters is the keynote speaker. For more information about programming, check out our Programs Page at https://lipopcon.org/programs/.