Jefferson State Community College (Shelby-Hoover Campus) will be hosting Pioneer Con on October 17, 2018 from 9:30 am until 4:30 pm. This event combines elements of comic-con and an academic conference and is free is to attend; community members are encouraged to visit as well. There will be panels run by faculty and students as well as guest speakers, including Phoebe North, author of Starglass and Starbreak. Participants can compete in Dungeons and Dragons mini-campaigns and take pictures at a Game of Thrones themed photo booth. More information regarding a call for presentations and the conference program are coming soon!