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Harry Potter Conference Updates: Terminus, Portus, Accio 2008 and Convention Alley News

Posted by: sue
June 09, 2008, 09:52 PM

Now that June is here, time is quickly approaching for a host of Harry Potter conferences set for this summer. Here is the latest from the upcoming events in the nearing days ahead.

Convention Alley: Due to begin next week on June 19, Convention Alley now has DayContinued...

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Update on Live PotterCast Today in Florida

Posted by: Melissa
May 23, 2008, 03:03 PM

A quick update on today’s PotterCast at Florida SuperCon; there’s been a slight change in program as Stan Ianevski has had to refrain from the conference due to a family emergency and Oliver Phelps was called back to filming; still scheduled to appear are Devon Murray (Seamus) and NataliaContinued...

Convention Alley Announces Key Note Speakers

Posted by: sue
May 18, 2008, 06:17 PM

Convention Alley, the Harry Potter gathering due to be held in Ottawa, Ontario Canada in June of this year, has now announced their key note speakers. Speaking will be author John Granger, who will be presenting his piece “Unlocking Deathly Hallows: Five Keys for a Greater Appreciation of theContinued...

LeakyCon 2009: Forums Now Open!

Posted by: Melissa
May 05, 2008, 02:34 AM

Tonight, the forums for LeakyCon 2009 are open and humming! Get over there to ask the organizers questions and connect with fellow attendees; the conference is just a year away! If you have a Leaky Login (that is, an account anywhere on Leaky, including our forums), then you can comment at the LeakyCon forums.

MoreContinued...

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Harry Potter Actors to Attend Florida SuperCon

Posted by: Edward
April 08, 2008, 07:50 PM

Harry Potter actors Devon Murray (Seamus Finnigan), James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), and Stanislav Ianevsk (Victor Krum) have been confirmed to make an appearance and participate in a Question and Answer session at the upcoming Florida SuperCon this May 23-25, 2008. Taking place inContinued...

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Accio 2008 to Auction Set of Signed Harry Potter Novels

Posted by: Edward
April 08, 2008, 02:37 AM

Accio 2008, the Harry Potter fan conference taking place this summer in Oxford, England, announced they will be auctioning signed editions of the seven Harry Potter novels for the benefit of the National Literacy Trust. The complete set of seven adult edition Harry Potter novels have beenContinued...

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Terminus Updates: Key Note Speaker Tickets Available to Public, 25th Wizard Wrock Band Announced and More

Posted by: sue
March 31, 2008, 08:45 PM

There are a few announcements today regarding Terminus 2008, the Harry Potter conference set for August 7-11 of this year. Earlier we told you Scholastic’s Harry Potter continuity editor Cheryl Klein and fantasy author Tamora Pierce wouldContinued...

Cheryl Klein, Tamora Pierce to Speak at Terminus

Posted by: Melissa
March 18, 2008, 10:02 PM

Terminus 2008, the Harry Potter conference in Chicago this August, announced today that Harry Potter continuity editor Cheryl Klein and fantasy author Tamora Pierce will be providing keynote addresses at their event.

Cheryl Klein, Senior Editor, Arthur A. Levine Books, who has worked on the lastContinued...

Programming Schedule for Accio 2008 Announced

Posted by: Edward
March 18, 2008, 03:58 AM

Upcoming fan conference, Accio 2008, has recently released the full programming schedule for their upcoming event at Magdalen College in Oxford, England. The three day conference, which takes place from July 25 – 27, 2008, will begin with an Opening Session followed by three days of formal programmingContinued...

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Jim Dale to Speak at Portus 2008

Posted by: sue
March 09, 2008, 04:05 PM

Actor Jim Dale, narrator of the US edition of the Harry Potter audio books, will be a speaker at the upcoming Portus symposium later this summer. HPEFhas now announced that Mr. Dale will give a special presentation on Saturday July 12 at the Portus 2008 Harry Potter Symposium in Dallas, Texas, followed by a QuestionContinued...

LeakyCon Facebook and LiveJournals Now Available

Posted by: Melissa
February 16, 2008, 06:05 AM

A few days ago we told you about LeakyCon, Leaky’s first-ever fan conference, coming to Boston in 2009. You can keep up to date on the goings-on, now, via our LiveJournal and Facebook group for the event. We will soon have a MySpace and a forum, and will soon bring you details on our hotelContinued...

Presenting...LeakyCon 2009!

Posted by: Melissa
February 12, 2008, 03:43 AM

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve taken on a new venture at Leaky and it’s one that will bring together fans from all over the world: the first-ever LeakyCon is coming to Boston in 2009!

This conference, a celebration of the HP series and our time as fans, will serve to aid two charities: Book AidContinued...

Harry Potter Conferences Updates: New Wizard Rock Contest, Sectus 09 Canceled and More

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2008, 03:05 PM

We have a mix of bad and good news today regarding some of the upcoming Harry Potter conferences:

First the good news, as Terminus has announced a new Twenty-Fifth Band Competition for their Wrock Chicago event, the all-day wizard rock festival that will be heldContinued...

Terminus Programming Deadline Extended

Posted by: Melissa
February 02, 2008, 06:00 PM

Terminus 2008, the Harry Potter conference taking place in August of this year, has extended its deadline for which you may submit programming ideas to this Sunday, Feb 3.

The conferenc is looking for proposals for papers, panels, workshops and roundtable discussions. There are also presentation options forContinued...

Harry Potter 2008 Conferences Updates: Terminus, Convention Alley, Portus and More

Posted by: sue
January 20, 2008, 03:46 AM

With a new year comes a new series of Harry Potter conferences, and we have some updates on the following events due to be held in 2008.

Terminus, the Harry Potter conference to be held August 7- 11th in Chicago, Illinois, has now announced a unique fandom challengeContinued...

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