The 38th National Stereoscopic Association Convention
3D-Con
July 25th-30th, 2012   •   Hilton, 3050 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

CONVENTION SCHEDULE

This is a preliminary schedule and is subject to change -- mostly to add activities. Check back regularly for updates and additions. See the Workshop page for details on the workshops and SIGs. See the Theatre page for details on the 3-D Theatre. The Theatre, Workshops, SIGs and exhibits are all clustered together on Level B2. Workshops (except as noted) will be in Balboa Bay I & II, SIGs will be in Emerald Bay II & III, and the Theatre is in Pacific Ballroom I, II and III. Last updated: July 18, 2012

NEW: See a visual calendar-style schedule here: 3D-Con Schedule at a Glance

Monday, July 23 (Pre-Convention)
All Day Room Hopping
3-5pm Registration (Main Lobby)
Tuesday, July 24 (Pre-Convention)
All Day Room Hopping
9-11am & 3-6pm Registration (Main Lobby)
12:30-6:30pm Excursion #1: Afternoon Cruise on the Tall Ship "Spirit of Dana"
Wednesday, July 25
8:30-5:00pm Excursion #2: Queen Mary Tour and Aquarium of the Pacific
All Day Room Hopping
10am-6pm Stereo Den (Level B1, Seal Beach Board Room)
7:30am-noon & 4-9pm Registration (Level B2, across from Stereo Theatre)
6pm SIG: First-Timers (Level B2, Emerald Bay II and III)
8pm 3-D Theater Opening Night Program (Level B2, Pacific Ballroom I, II and III)
Thursday, July 26
7am-8pm Registration (Level B2, across from Stereo Theatre)
All Day Room Hopping
8am Workshop: Perspectives on 3-D Composition (Level B2, Balboa Bay I & II)
8am NSA Regional Directors Meeting (Lobby Level, Costa Mesa Boardroom)
9am-5pm Card/Print Competition Exhibition (Level B2, Emerald Bay I)
9am-5pm Image Prep Room for On-Site Comp (Level B2, Emerald Bay I)
9-11am 3-D Theater - Stereoscopic Photography I
9am Workshop: Beginner's Guide to StereoPhoto Maker
9am SIG: Medium Format (1st of 3 meetings)
9:30am NSA Board Meeting (Lobby Level, Costa Mesa Boardroom)
10am-4pm Art Gallery Setup
10am-6pm Stereo Den (Level B1, Seal Beach Board Room)
10am Workshop: Simple Improvements to Your Stereo Images for Competition
10am SIG: 3-D Movie Makers
11am-noon 3-D Theater - Jack Laxer
11am Workshop: Making High Quality Stereo Images while Hiking and Backpacking
11am SIG: APEC/DESC
1-2pm 3-D Theater - Stereoscopic Photography II
1pm Workshop: Making Stereocards the Easy Way
1pm SIG: View-Master
2-3pm 3-D Theater Shooting 2D for a 3D World: A discussion
2pm Workshop: Making Phantograms
2:30pm SIG: FujiFilm Cameras
3-6pm 3-D Theater - Stereoscopic Photography III
4:30-6pm Art Gallery Opening (Level B2, Pacific Ballroom 4)
6pm Stereoscopic Society of America Dinner at The Orchid Restaurant
8pm 3-D Theater In Conversation: Suzanne Lloyd
9pm 3-D Theater Dr. Barry Sandrew: Converting 2-D to 3-D
Friday, July 27
7am-8pm Registration (Level B2, across from Stereo Theatre)
8am Workshop: Big Ideas, Small Budgets the Fuji W3
8am SIG: LA3D Club SIG Meeting
9am-noon 3-D Theater - 3-D Movies Eclectic Mix I
9am Workshop: 3D Editing with Magix and the Fuji W3
9am SIG: Medium Format (2nd of 3 meetings)
10am-5pm Card/Print Competition Exhibition (Level B2, Emerald Bay I)
10am-5pm Image Prep Room for On-Site Comp (Level B2, Emerald Bay I)
10am-5pm Art Gallery
10am Workshop: Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop CS6 for Stereoscopic 3D
10am-6pm Stereo Den (Level B1, Seal Beach Board Room)
11am Workshop: Alioscopy trigger in Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Auto-Stereoscopic 3D Display
11am-5pm 3D Show and Tell (Bristol III). Altervision 3D and other displays
1-3pm 3-D Theater - 3-D Movies Eclectic Mix II
1pm Workshop: Lenticulars - How to Make Them
1pm Workshop: Comic Worlds in 3D: The Making Of Safety Geeks SVI
2pm SIG: Vintage
2-4pm Trade Fair Set Up
2pm Workshop: New Professional Dual lens Eng style cameras: Panasonic 3DP1, Sony TD300, and Panasonic Z10000
3-4pm 3-D Theater - Jim Chabin, Friday Afternoon Presentation in Theatre
3pm Workshop: Restore and Color your B&W Stereo Images on your PC
4-5pm 3-D Theater - Lenny Lipton, Friday Afternoon Keynote Speaker in Theatre
5-6pm I3DS hosted reception in the Pacific Ballroom Foyer (Level B2)
6pm Auction Preview
7pm Auction
8-10pm 3-D Theater - Spotlight on 3-D in Music Videos
10:30pm-midnight 3-D Theater - Friday After Dark !ADULTS ONLY!
Saturday, July 28
7am-6pm Registration (Level B2, across from Stereo Theatre)
8am Workshop: Holography & Stereoscopy - Relations and Differences
9am-4pm Trade Fair
9am-5pm 3D Show and Tell (Lobby Level, Bristol III). Altervision 3D and other displays
9am Workshop: 3D and Comedy A Panel Discussion Exploring New Dimensions in Funny
9am SIG: 3D Center of Art & Photography
10am Workshop: 2D/3D Conversions: a 10 year perspective
10am SIG: Medium Format (3rd of 3 meetings)
10am-6pm Stereo Den (Level B1, Seal Beach Board Room)
10am-5pm Card/Print Competition Exhibition (Level B2, Emerald Bay I)
10am-2pm Image Prep Room for On-Site Comp (Level B2, Emerald Bay I)
Note: deadline is 2pm Saturday.
10am-5pm Art Gallery
11am-1pm 3-D Theater - International 3-D shows I
11am Workshop: KLUTHO's ZOO 3D with OMEGA3D system
1pm SIG: My3D Viewing Tools for iPhones and iPods
2-4pm 3-D Theater - International 3-D shows II
4-5pm 3-D Theater - Behind the 3D of Columbia Pictures' The Amazing Spider-Man
6pm Social/Banquet at The Orchid Restaurant
8-8:30pm Awards Ceremony (in the Stereo Theatre)
8:30-10:30pm 3-D Theater Brian May's Brief History of 3-D
11pm-midnight 3-D Theater - Saturday Late Night Comedy !ADULTS ONLY!
Sunday, July 29
8am President's Breakfast at The Orchid Restaurant
9:00am SIG: Stereoscopic Society of America (SSA)
9am-1pm 3D Show and Tell (Bristol III). Altervision 3D and other displays
10am-1pm Registration (Level B2, across from Stereo Theatre)
10am-noon 3-D Theater - Showcase of 3D-Con Award Winners
10am-4pm Trade Fair
10am-2pm Art Gallery Take Down
10am-2pm Card/Print Competition Take Down
10:30am SIG: Stereo Sisters (NOT for women only)
1-2:30pm 3-D Theater - Presentation on 3-D in Video Games and Entertainment
2:30-3pm 3-D Theater - 3-D Gaming
2:30-8:00pm Excursion #3: Mission San Juan Capistrano and the Sawdust Festival
7:30pm-9pm Poolside 3-D Glasses Fashion Show
9pm-11pm Poolside Dive-In Theater
Monday, July 30
8-5:30pm Excursion #4: Los Angeles Downtown Architecture Tour, Downtown Independent theatre, Dreamworks Animation Studio

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