The schedule for the Very Big Atheist Conference of 2011 has been finalized! There are some very exciting sessions planned, and some of your favorite atheist bloggers, writers, and activists will be there -- so be sure to get your tickets early!
FRIDAY, APRIL 1
Why Are Atheists Bothering to Have a Conference to Talk About What They Don't Believe In?
Concerned Ecumenicalist Interfaith Council
Maintaining a Rep as a Good-Natured Teddy Bear While Delivering Lethal Smackdowns to Theists
Hemant Mehta, "Friendly" Atheist
How to Get the Narwhal Song Unstuck From Your Head When PZ Mentions It For the Twentieth Time
Cheese and "Crackers"
Sponsored by PZ Myers
Why Am I One of Only Two African-Americans Speaking at This Conference?
Yeah, What She Said
Wrath James White
Sponsored by Original Narwhal Kebabs
A Kinder, Gentler Godlessness: Etiquette and Comportment for Atheist Ladies
Amanda Marcotte and Ophelia Benson
(BYO knitting needles)
I Don't Believe God's On a Boat, I Don't Believe That God's a Goat
How To Irrelevantly Work References to Your Personal Sex Life Into Your Atheist Blogging
Roasted Babies in Kitten Sauce, with Christian Martyr Flambe
Co-Sponsored by Freedom From Religion Foundation and Hemant "No Really, I'm a Nice Guy" Mehta
Narwhals: How Do They Cause a Commotion Simply by Being So Awesome -- and What Can the Atheist Movement Learn From This?
10 PM - 2 AM
Cocktail Lounge, and assorted private rooms throughout hotel (specific locations TBA)
SUNDAY, APRIL 3
Flying Spaghetti Monster or Invisible Pink Unicorn: Which is the One True Faith?
(holy war to follow)
Why Ayn Rand is the Answer to Every... Hey, Don't Roll Your Eyes! This Is Important!
Libertarian Atheist Thread Derailers, Local 242
Narwhals, Narwhals, Swimming in the Ocean -- Damn You, PZ!
Enraged Pharyngulite Hordes
(torches and pitchforks provided)
UPDATE: A number of people have asked about the location of the VBAC. It has just been announced: Darwin City, Australia.