Conference Schedule

Virtual schedule for the Writers' Police Academy - MurderCon

Thursday - August 6

All times are Eastern Standard Time.

  • 10:00 am

    Zoom login and test

  • 10:45 am

    Welcome by Dyer Bennett of Sirchie and Lee Lofland of WPA in Main Room

  • 11:00 am

    Special presentation by Dr. Katherine Ramsland - How to Catch a Serial Killer

  • 12:30 pm

    Session 1

  • 1:50 pm to 2:20 pm

    Break

  • 2:20 pm

    Session 2

  • 3:40 pm to 3:50 pm

    Break

  • 3:50 pm

    Session 3

  • 5:10 pm to 5:20 pm

    Break

  • 5:20 pm

    End of Day Wrap Up in Main Room

Friday - August 7

All times are Eastern Standard Time.

  • 10:00 am

    Zoom login and test

  • 10:45 am

    Welcome by Dyer Bennett of Sirchie and Lee Lofland of WPA in Main Room

  • 11:00 am

    Session 4

  • 12:20 pm to 12:30 pm

    Break

  • 12:30 pm

    Session 5

  • 1:50 pm to 2:20 pm

    Break

  • 2:20 pm

    Session 2

  • 3:40 pm to 3:50 pm

    Break

  • 3:50 pm

    Panel Discussion: All instructors - Main Room. Moderators Dyer Bennett and Lee Lofland

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