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Thursday, August 8
 

1:00pm UTC

HP London Photo Quest
Explore London and follow Harry’s footsteps, visiting locations across the city made famous by the books and the films, using muggle technology to document your progress along the way. Visit places such as 
Platform 9 ¾, Shaftesbury Avenue, the locations for Diagon Alley and MoM in your own time over the weekend and complete challenges. Embark on the quest on your own, with a friend or even in a team of up to six to complete as many of the challenges as you can. There will be a prize to be claimed by the five best teams at the end of the conference.
This is our launch event, and participants should plan to attend for full instructions. 

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Izzy Martin

Izzy Martin is a British Harry Potter fan. She attended Accio 2008, Oxford and LeakyCon 2011, Orlando. She is an avid Pottercast listener and member of the Pottercast Acting Troupe and played Albus in ‘Albus Potter and the Founders’ Fountain’. When not being Harry Potter geeks... Read More →
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Daisy Swaffer

Daisy is a British Harry Potter fan. She attended Accio 2008, Oxford and LeakyCon 2011, Orlando. She is an avid Pottercast listener. When not being Harry Potter geeks Daisy works for a university.


Thursday August 8, 2013 1:00pm - 1:50pm UTC
Cambria

1:00pm UTC

Leaky First-Timers Meetup
So you're finally here at LeakyCon! We're so glad to see you!  Now what are you going to do while you're here?  Join us as we give some tips about getting the most out of your LeakyCon experience.  Meet other ickle firsties and share why you are so excited to be at your first LeakyCon.

Moderators
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Keith Kurson

Keith Kurson is 23 years old and lives in San Francisco. When he isn't working on making things for the Internet he is scoping out the best burritos in the world. Find him @keithkurson.

Thursday August 8, 2013 1:00pm - 1:50pm UTC
Ampthill

1:00pm UTC

Tumblr Meetup
Tumbl on over to meet some of the fans who make this online community so vibrant, hilarious and animated.

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Colin Mueller

Colin Mueller is a sophomore at Penn State University, studying Information Science and Technology. This is his third LeakyCon, and he has been involved with the fandom since before he hit teenagedom. Colin will also be attending LeakyCon London this August. In his free time, Colin... Read More →

Thursday August 8, 2013 1:00pm - 1:50pm UTC
Ulster

2:00pm UTC

LGBT Meetup
This is a great place for members of the LGBT community and allies to get together.  Hang out, share what you're excited about at LeakyCon and make lots of new friends.

Moderators
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Colin Mueller

Colin Mueller is a sophomore at Penn State University, studying Information Science and Technology. This is his third LeakyCon, and he has been involved with the fandom since before he hit teenagedom. Colin will also be attending LeakyCon London this August. In his free time, Colin... Read More →

Thursday August 8, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm UTC
Ampthill

2:00pm UTC

Party of One Meetup
For those brave souls who traveled to London  on their own, this is a great place to meet those who did the same. Find a new friend (or two) to share the LeakyCon experience or get advice from others who like to experience LeakyCon solo.

Moderators
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Keith Kurson

Keith Kurson is 23 years old and lives in San Francisco. When he isn't working on making things for the Internet he is scoping out the best burritos in the world. Find him @keithkurson.

Thursday August 8, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm UTC
Ulster

3:00pm UTC

Teen Meetup
A fun place for our teen attendees to meet each other.  Discuss all of the exciting things you are planning to do at LeakyCon London!

Speakers
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Natalie Chevier

Natalie Chevrier, 18, is currently enjoying a gap year while deciding what to do with her life. This is her fourth Leakycon and she is excited to see old friends and meet new ones. Natalie is a member of a lot of fandoms and is usually wearing a t-shirt from one.


Thursday August 8, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm UTC
Ulster

3:00pm UTC

Whovian Meetup
It's the question of the year: Who is your favorite Doctor?  Come meet others who love the show and share your thoughts about the past season.  Did you like the Doctor's new companion?  What's in store for the anniversary episode? We're sure there will be lots of speculation on what is next for this amazing BBC show.

Moderators
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Colin Mueller

Colin Mueller is a sophomore at Penn State University, studying Information Science and Technology. This is his third LeakyCon, and he has been involved with the fandom since before he hit teenagedom. Colin will also be attending LeakyCon London this August. In his free time, Colin... Read More →

Thursday August 8, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm UTC
Cambria

4:00pm UTC

Presenter Meetup
Whether you're a first-time presenter or a seasoned pro, this is the place to meet the people who make our formal programming so special.  The programming staff will be on hand to answer questions and give updates.  You'll also have time to share tips on speaking, preparing and interacting with your audience and make a few new friends while you're at it.  Maybe you'll even find a co-presenter for the next LeakyCon.

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Thursday August 8, 2013 4:00pm - 4:50pm UTC
Ulster

7:00pm UTC

Disney Singalong
Let your voice be heard! The Disney Sing-A-Long meetup brings together the many of us who love Disney movie songs. Enthusiasm and a love for singing are all that's needed.

Moderators
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Keith Kurson

Keith Kurson is 23 years old and lives in San Francisco. When he isn't working on making things for the Internet he is scoping out the best burritos in the world. Find him @keithkurson.

Thursday August 8, 2013 7:00pm - 7:50pm UTC
Cambria

7:00pm UTC

Fanfic Meetup
Do you spend your days looking for Snape fanfiction?  Are you addicted to alternate universes?  Come and gather with others just like you who enjoy a good, non-canon fan fiction to fill the Harry Potter void.  Readers, writers and Betas are welcome!

Moderators
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Krista Domin

Krista Domin is a Ravenclaw thanks to Pottermore. She has presented at Leaky in 2011 and 2012. Krista is a graduate of UCF and holds an MA in Education and English. Harry Potter kept her sane through grad school. When not reading or researching she enjoys all crafts, but focuses on... Read More →

Thursday August 8, 2013 7:00pm - 7:50pm UTC
Ulster

7:00pm UTC

Inside the Age Line - 30+ Meetup
A meet-up for the more seasoned crowd.  Come along if you want to meet mature fans like yourself.  Open to individuals 30 and above.

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Mardie Baldo

Mardie is a 54 year old Potterhead/StarKid/Gleek and social media/fanfic junkie who masquerades as a mild mannered Nurse Consultant by day. By night, she can be found in wizard robes, StarKid or Warbler attire, or wearing bright rainbow colors. Often imitated, never duplicated... Read More →

Thursday August 8, 2013 7:00pm - 7:50pm UTC
Ampthill