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Saturday, February 25 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Opening Ceremony

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Join us for NerdCon: Nerdfighteria’s kickoff celebration, hosted by John & Hank!
Featuring:
- A look back at 10 years of Vlogbrothers
- A presentation by Sabrina Cruz
- A song by Lauren Fairweather
- Live Vlogbrothers trivia hosted by Rosianna Halse Rojas
- Emily Graslie and Jessi Knudsen Castañeda in conversation
- Hannah Hart and Hank Green in conversation
- And more!

Speakers
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Jessi Knudsen Castañeda

Jessi Knudsen Castañeda is the co-founder of Animal Wonders Inc. and writer/host for the YouTube channel Animal Wonders Montana. With a background in wildlife education, animal behavior, and film production, Jessi and her husband have built an organization that focuses on creating an honest and passionate space to learn about wildlife and animal care.
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Sabrina Cruz

Sabrina Cruz is the Canadian teen behind the YouTube channel NerdyAndQuirky. She uses comedy to explore the world of cool history, pop culture, and general life.
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Lauren Fairweather

Lauren Fairweather is a video content creator, handmade business owner, and indie musician. She has produced and starred in YouTube content for HGTV Handmade, Simplicity, DoSomething.org, and the Harry Potter Alliance. You might also recognize her from the collaborative channel fiveawesomegirls! Over the last decade, Lauren has performed her original music inspired by books in Canada, the UK, and nearly every continental US state. She also runs... Read More →
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Emily Graslie

Emily Graslie is Chief Curiosity Correspondent for The Field Museum, and the creator, host and writer for its educational YouTube series, The Brain Scoop. Launched in January 2013, The Brain Scoop aims to share the research and collections work of natural history museums with a broad audience. To date, Emily and her team have created more than 150 videos, which have been viewed lots of times by passionate learners from all over the world. In... Read More →
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John Green

John Green is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with David Levithan), and The Fault in Our Stars. His many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. He has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. John was selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. With his brother... Read More →
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Hank Green

Hank Green started making YouTube videos in 2007 with his brother, John. They thought it was a pretty dumb idea, but it turned out pretty well. He is now the Executive Producer of SciShow, Crash Course and nearly a dozen other educational YouTube channels, and co-founder and CEO of NerdCon and VidCon, DFTBA Records, a merchandise fulfillment company, and DFTBA Games, a tabletop gaming company. He is co-founder and Executive Producer of Pemberly... Read More →
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Hannah Hart

Hannah Hart is an online personality, actress, producer, philanthropist and New York Times best-selling author. Boasting over 5 million followers across her social platforms, Hannah is the creator and star of her award-winning web series “My Drunk Kitchen,” which started as a joke between friends and has now amassed millions of views. Hannah’s first book “My Drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Going with Your... Read More →
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Caitlin Hofmeister

Caitlin Hofmeister is a filmmaker and writer. She's the producer of SciShow, SciShow Space, SciShow Kids, and Animal Wonders. She is also 1/3 of the hosts for SciShow Space and is incredibly grateful for the support she’s gotten from Nerdfighteria in that. As of the writing of this bio, she’s developing three new projects she’s excited to share at NerdCon: Nerdfighteria--one of them is a new SciShow Channel!
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T. Michael Martin

T. Michael (“Mike”) Martin is the author of YA novels The End Games and Mr. Fahrenheit, as well as a vlogger (youtube.com/tmikemartin) and the co-creator of “How to Adult” (youtube.com/learnhowtoadult), a popular life skills YouTube edutainment channel produced by the Vlogbrothers. His latest novel, Mr. Fahrenheit, was recently praised in a starred review from Booklist as "Bradburian magic." His debut, The End Games... Read More →
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Sarah Meismer

Videomaker, Complexly
Sarah Meismer is a filmmaker and an artist based in Missoula, MT. She's one of the swiss-army-videomakers in the Complexly Stable: filming, editing, and doing graphics for SciShow and SciShow Space. But she's also excited to direct a project to be announced at NerdCon: Nerdfighteria. Hobbies include singing backward, playing Dungeons & Dragons, and being bad at (but enjoying) soccer.
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Emma Mills

Emma Mills is a YA author (FIRST & THEN, THIS ADVENTURE ENDS) and co-creator of the life skills channel How To Adult. She has been vlogging on her personal channel Elmify since 2010, studying for a PhD since 2013, and awkwardly employing the double thumbs up in social situations for as long as she can remember. 
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Rosianna Halse Rojas

Rosianna Halse Rojas has been making videos at youtube.com/rosianna since 2006 where she talks about the status of women online, becoming an adult, and the wonderful world of books. She has given a TEDx talk on the value of online communities and was one of 16 winners of the 2012 international YouTube NextVlogger competition, organised by Google. In 2013, her essay on standing up to online harassment was published in the Graduate Edition of... Read More →


Saturday February 25, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
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