Stargate Atlantis star Joe Flanigan to headline both official Stargate conventions in 2012. He will also attend FedCon – the European Star Trek and SciFi convention, two Scandinavian Sci Fi Game and Film Conventions – in Göteborg and Malmö, Sweden and DragonCon, Atlanta.
Post updated on 16 Aug 2012
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Joe will guest not one, but two conventions this March in Sweden. Early March he’ll join Robert Patrick
in Malmö, at the Scandinavian Sci Fi Game and Film Convention. According to the posted programme (in Swedish) and the very helpful hints from our friend @yehwellwhatever
, who signalled us the Scandianavian cons (thanks, Maria!), he will be available for a Q&A session on Saturday and photo opportunities both on Saturday and Sunday.
Malmö Convention official website
Notes, pictures and additional sources covering Joe’s presence at the Malmö convention can be found here.
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Early February, Joe was announced as guest at the Scandinavian Sci Fi Game and Film Convention.
Göteborg Convention official site
Joe’s tweets from Göteborg, tidbits reported by congoers, vids and others can be found here.
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“The Last Trip Through The Gate” – the last Stargate convention in Vancouver. Joe is expected on Sunday 29 April. Other guests announced so far: Christopher Judge
, Paul McGillion
, Kavan Smith
, Robert Picardo, Jewel Staites, Ryan Robbins, Kate Hewlett, Andee Frizzell
and Chuck Campbell
. David Hewlett
was also added early December, and he will be appearing on the same day as Joe, so we can expect a new episode in the ‘Joe and David show’.
Vancouver convention official site
Link to the auction for the cocktail meet & greet with Joe at Vancouver
Pictures and bits shared by fans attending VanCon, here.
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On December 6th, Joe was confirmed as guest for FedCon in May next year. Although the programme is not set yet, it seems he will be attending all four days, as per this announcement. At FedCon XIX in 2010, Joe Flanigan was one of the top highlights and he will be back again and meet his European fans at FedCon XXI from 17th until 20th May 2012. Kavan Smith (Maj Lorne) and SG-1 Teryl Rothery (Dr Fraiser), along with Star Trek Brent Spiner (Data), Jonathan Frakes (Cmdr Riker), Gates McFadden (Dr Crusher) and Walter Koenig (Chekov) were also confirmed by mid December. In January Richard Dean Anderson and William Shatner have been confirmed as well, leading thus to an impressive line-up of guests. On 27 February, Joel Gretsch was also confirmed. He and Joe co-starred in Joe’s first important production: Family Album (1994).
On March 11th Brent Spiner’s cancellation was announced, due to working commitments. “Brent feels very sorry and hopes to attend FedCon 2013.”
First version of the programme, posted on 26 March, announces two panels for Joe: on Thursday, 17 May, at 20:00 (just after the opening ceremony), and on Saturday, at 17:00, with Kavan Smith. Each panel is one hour long.
FedCon official site
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Joe is due on Sunday 19 August. At that time, the Chicago convention will be the ONLY Official STARGATE Convention remaining in the world! Announced guests: David Nykl
, Paul McGillion
, Robert Picardo, Ryan Robbins
, Steve Bacic,
Rachel Luttrell, Jewel Staite, Torri Higginson.
Rachel cancelled due to her pregnancy (congrats!) and was replaced by Kate Hewlett.
Torri, Kate and Jewel will be there on Saturday, while Paul and David will make their appearances on Sunday.
On Aug 11th, no official schedule had been posted yet.
The official schedule has been uploaded on 15 August (scroll down here to see it). Joe will sign autographs on Saturday at 7:00 PM and on Sunday at 9:00 AM.
His panel with Paul McGillion is scheduled for 3:00 PM on Sunday, followed by three photo op sessions, starting from 4:15 PM (first solo, then with Paul McGillion, and finally with Michael Schanks).
Chicago convention official site
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Joe is going to attend the Fan Expo Canada, as announced in June 2012. Other guests announced so far: Amanda Tapping, Patrick Stewart (Star Trek), James Marsters (Metal Hurlant), Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future) and John Rhys-Davies (Ferocious Planet).
The official schedule has been posted on 10 August, and Joe’s session of Q&A is set for 23 Aug – that’s Thursday evening, at 8 PM.
The scifi programme is up now (16 Aug), and it confirms Joe will be at the con for all four days, having scheduled three photo opportunity moments: Thursday at 6:45 PM, Friday at 12:30 PM and Sunday at 1:15 PM.
FanExpoCanada official website
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Joe will join other SGA alumni in Atlanta this year, such as Torri Higginson
and Connor Treneer
. STNG will be also heavily represented,
by Patrick Stewart
, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton
and Michael Dorn
. Joe’s programme will be posted here once available on the DragonCon official website. Richard Dean Anderson
was added on 10 Aug, and Patrick Steward
had to cancel his appearance.
A Tentative schedule has been posted, we’ll follow and report any changes. For now (9 Aug) is looks like Joe will attend the following panels:
Fri 31 Aug, 1PM, “SG:A and SG:U – Supergate 1″, Robert Picardo, Jewel Staite, Torri Higginson, Joe Flanigan, Connor Trinneer, Peter Kelamis;
Sat 1 Sep, 4PM, “Gate Summit Three – Supergate III”, Robert Picardo, Jewel Staite, Cliff Simon, Torri Higginson, Joe Flanigan, Peter Kelamis;
Sun 2 Sep, 2:30PM, “Ba’al’s in Atlantis – Supergate IV”, Robert Picardo, Jewel Staite, Cliff Simon, Torri Higginson, Joe Flanigan;
Mon 3 Sep, 10:30AM, “The Fourth Annual Hangover Panel – Supergate V”, Robert Picardo, Jewel Staite, Cliff Simon, Torri Higginson, Joe Flanigan, Garry Chalk, Tony Amendola, Peter Kelamis.
DragonCon official website