Day One San Diego Comic-Con Trek-themed Panels

San Diego Comic-Con takes place July 20-23 and the schedule for the first day has been released. Below are the Trek-themed panels for that day.

Thursday, July 20:

Roddenberry Presents: “From the name that created Star Trek, Roddenberry Entertainment takes on the discussion of science fiction in today’s landscape of digital platforms, social media, and a franchise that has stood the test of time for over five decades. Television and film producers Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth will share some rarely seen treasures from the Roddenberry Vault. They will discuss this year’s 30th Anniversary of the beloved Star Trek: The Next Generation. And, joined by producers Scott Paskoff (Big Brother, Real World/Road Rules Challenge) and Greg Cipes (TMNT, Teen Titans Go!), the panel will offer the first-ever sneak peek at their newest animated project, Rod & Barry. Join moderator Clare Kramer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, GeekNation) and possibly some special guests for laughs, giveaways, and more!”  Room 24ABC 1:30-2:30 PM

Your Star Trek Podcast HQ: SoCal: “News, analysis, interviews: It’s all in the mix as Larry “Dr. Trek” Nemecek (Portal 47, Star Trek Continues) joins nationally known Trek podcasters from SoCal to talk about the recent boon of diversity and the role that podcasts and Internet radio play in keeping fan interest up during the ‘fallow time’ …and what they can expect with Trek finally back in series. With hosts John Champion (Mission Log, Roddenberry Podcasts Network), Lisa Guetzkow (Trek Radio), Aaron Harvey (Saturday Morning Trek, Trek.fm), and Dr. Kayla Iacovino (Shuttle Pod, TrekMovie.com).” Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego Central Library. 3:00-4:00 PM

Star Trek: The Next 50 Years: “The authors of the critically acclaimed bestselling two-volume series from St. Martin’s Press The Fifty-Year Mission, Mark A. Altman (Free Enterprise, The Librarians) and Edward Gross (Empire, FHM, Geek Magazine), along with Access Hollywood‘ s Scott Mantz, look back at five decades of Star Trek and speculate on where the franchise will boldly go over the next fifty years, including the latest news from the set of Star Trek: Discovery, the future of the movie franchise, and why we need Trek today more than ever.” Room25ABC 5:00-6:00 PM

TrekToday will do more articles on the rest of the schedule once it appears (beginning Monday as tomorrow I’ll be at the Shore Leave convention.)

Source: San Diego Comic-Con

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