Schedule of Events

Wednesday, October 30th

  • PRE-CON PROGRAMS: Plan to arrive in Dallas a day or two early and explore this vibrant and cultured city. For more details, visit our Dallas Tours and Travel page. Registration is now available.


Wednesday, October 30th


Thursday, October 31st

  • 8:00am — 50th Year Kickoff - James Patterson will attend

  • Panels & Programs

  • James Patterson interviewed by Hank Phillippi Ryan

  • Lunch with James Patterson — VIP seating in preferred seating - $45 limited to 1,000

  • Patterson VIP Reception — separate ticketed event - $75 limited to 200

  • 5:00pm — Opening Ceremonies

  • 7:00pm — Whodunit Party — The Best Little Murder House in Texas - We are looking for a sponsor for this event.


Friday, November 1st


Saturday, November 2nd


Sunday, November 3rd

  • 8:00-11:00am — Panels & Programs 

  • Closing Ceremonies