This is the list of guests who attended Nine Worlds in 2013. The 2014 guest list will be different but equally awesome!
Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger -- the co-editor of Boing Boing and the author of young adult novels like PIRATE CINEMA and LITTLE BROTHER and novels for adults like RAPTURE OF THE NERDS and MAKERS. He is the former European director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co-founded the UK Open Rights Group. Born in Toronto, Canada, he now lives in London.
Helen Keen is an award winning science comedian and writer and is the author of the BBC Radio 4 series, It Is Rocket Science.
Charlie Stross is a Hugo award winning writer of science fiction, Lovecraftian horror and fantasy. His book Accelerando won the 2006 Locus Award for Best SF Novel. Charlie is the author of several hugely popular novel series including the Laundry Files, Merchant Princes, the Halting State novels, and Saturn's Children.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Stross. Find him on twitter at @cstross.
Lilian Edwards is a Professor of Internet Law at the University of Strathclyde and a frequent speaker on matters of popular culture and technology. In her public talks she adresses such topics as social media profiles after death, regulation of robots, Facebook privacy, online free speech and Wikileaks. She is co-editor of Law and the Internet, and co-organiser of the Gikii conference on pop tech.
Professor Ian Stewart is a mathematician, science and science fiction writer. He's worked on the Science of the Discworld series, as well as Flatterland and Wheelers (with J. Cohen)
Dr Jack Cohen is a biologist, science and science fiction writer. He's worked on the Science of the Discworld series, as well as Flatterland and Wheelers (with I. Stewart).
Mark Pilkington is the co-founder of Strange Attractor, an events series and publisher exploring the fringes of human knowledge. His film Mirage Men explores the truth behind UFO stories and the US Government.