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Panel Chair Guidelines

Panel Moderation - Some Information, Guidelines, and Suggestions

Thank you for agreeing to moderate one or more panels at NIPPON2007, the World Science Fiction Convention in Yokohama, Japan.  Almost all of our panels are scheduled in the Conference Center, rather than in the hotels or the Exhibit Hall.

Many of you are experienced moderators, and need only know a few basic details, which will vary with this program.  Others have requested more detailed guidelines and advice.  Please note the parts which apply to you, and feel free to question us before or at the Worldcon on any details you wish.

The Moderator's Role (Our Philosophy)

Continuation Policy/Room Use

Unsolicited Suggestions and Advice