THE DAG LIST

A summary of Darren Maxwell's organisational involvement in the science fiction fan community

 

1984 Joined Austrek the Victorian Star Trek fan club
1984 Joined Starforce amateur Sci-Fi Theatre Group
1987 Co-founder of Star Walking Inc. "The Star Wars Appreciation Society of Australia"
1988 Committee member of Zencon II science fiction convention (auction co-ordinator)
1988 Co-organiser of Star Walking Inc. Natcon bid party (including the Star Walking Inc. official club launch) and was music DJ
1989 Co-organiser of Winter Palace Masked Ball and was music DJ
1989 Committee member of Star Walking Inc. The Convention (video programmer)
1990 Co-founder of Gothic Command (general Sci-Fi/gothic horror club)
1990 Editor of Der Reaper Gothic Command newsletter (14 issues)
1990 Co-organiser of The Empire Strikes Back 10th Anniversary Banquet and was music DJ
1990 Music DJ for Suncon science fiction ball
1991 Master of Ceremonies for St. Valentine's Day Ball
1991 Co-organiser of Shane Morrissey Roast and was music DJ
1991 Co-organiser of Raiders of the Lost Ark 10th Anniversary Banquet and was music DJ
1991 Co-director of Vampiricon Inc. National Science Fiction Convention (programmer, auctioneer)
1992 Co-organiser of St. Valentine's Day Ball and was music DJ
1993 Co-organiser of St. Valentine's Day Ball and was music DJ
1993 Executive committee member of Star Walking Inc. The Second Convention (auctioneer)
1993 Co-organiser of Return of the Jedi 10th Anniversary Banquet and was music DJ
1994 Director of Skyforce "Star Walking Inc. social club"
1994 Editorial adviser to The Captain's Log "Austrek newsletter"
1994 Editor of The Skyforce Journal
1994 Founder of the Skyforce book/video library
1994 Nominated archivist, historian and Austrek liason for Star Walking Inc.
1994 Co-organiser of They Came From Outer Space banquet and was music DJ
1995 Executive committee member of the Star Wars convention Force I (day/night manager, co-programmer, auctioneer, AV technician)
1996 Director of Sydney Skyforce, Star Wars social club
1997 Executive committee member of the Star Wars convention Force II (day/night manager, auctioneer)
1997 Co-organiser of Star Wars 20th Anniversary Banquet and was music DJ
1999 Committee member of the Star Wars convention Force III (programmer, auctioneer)
2000 Writer, Producer and Director of Skyforce: The Movie - Star Walking Inc. official fan film
2001 Masquerade MC of the Raiders of the Lost Ark 20th Anniversary Banquet
2002 Auctioneer at the Kessel Run Star Wars convention in Queensland
2003 Co-organiser of the Return of the Jedi 20th Anniversary Banquet
2005 Committee member of the Star Wars convention Force IV (programmer, auctioneer, AV technician, MC of Costume Parade)
2007 Committee member of the Star Wars expo, Jedi-Force '07 (programmer, auctioneer)
2010 Special Consultant and MC for The Empire Strikes Back 30th Anniversary Banquet
2010 Participated and moderated three panels at the 68th World Science Fiction Convention, Aussiecon 4
2011 Awarded Life membership to Star Walking Inc.
2012 Co-convenor and Director of Con 9 From Outer Space science fiction convention
2012 Author of 'The History of Star Walking Inc.' article for the Star Walking Inc.website
2013 Compiler and Editor of '25 years of Star Walking Inc.' celebratory video
2014 Author of 'The History of Austrek' article for the Austrek website
2015 Convenor and Director of Con 70: A Retro Sci- Fi Adventure science fiction convention
2015 Creator and organiser of Discon '70, 1970s Sci-Fi Disco
2016 Co presenter and editor of 42 episodes of Star Talking, Star Walking Inc. official Podcast
2016 Awarded Life membership to Austrek
2017 Convenor and Director of Con 80: The Ultimate 1980s Sci-Fi Experience science fiction convention
2017 Organiser of Battle Quiz '80 Sci-Fi Trivia Quiz
2017 Committee member of the Star Wars convention Force V (programmer) - note this event did not go ahead
2017 Co-organiser of the Star Wars 40th Anniversary Banquet
2019 Creator, Producer, Director and Editor of 25 episodes of the YouTube talk show Sci-Fi Zone
2020 Creator, Producer, Director of Talk Nerdy To Me live video show on Facebook
2020 Creator and Producer of Mos Eisley Monthly live video show on Facebook

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