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Comics Conference For Educators And Librarians


  • WHEN Multiple dates from Jul 20 - Jul 23, 2016[days & times]
  • WHERE San Diego Central Public Library, 330 Park Blvd., San Diego
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  • AGES 18+
  • COST Free

Comic-Con International has teamed up with the San Diego Public Library to host a free four-day Comics Conference for educators and librarians. This first-of-its-kind educational conference will take place during Comic-Con and will explore the role comics play in promoting education and literacy for all ages. Library professionals and educators are invited to this free event to learn creative and exciting ways to incorporate comics and graphic novels into their work. Through presentations and panel discussions, the conference aims to engage the community, promote comics as a powerful tool for learning, and celebrate the medium as an important literary art form. The Comics Conference for Educators and Librarians is also an opportunity for attendees to connect and dialogue with publishers and industry professionals.

The Conference will be located in the Shiley Special Events Suite on the ninth floor of the San Diego Central Library. Each day of the Conference will have different themes:

Wednesday, July 20
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Teaching with Comics Workshop for Educators

Thursday, July 21
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Librarian-Focused Panels

Friday, July 22
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Publisher Panels for Educators & Librarians

Saturday, July 23
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Educator-Focused Panels

The conference is free to attend, but space is limited and registration is required for each day. Comic-Con badge-holders with valid single same-day or four-day badges are welcome to attend and are not required to register. Further details about the Comics Conference for Educators and Librarians will be provided for registrants in the coming weeks.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.

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