It’s that time of year aobtain — the yearly Star Trek Las Vegas conventionis upon us. This year, Creation Entertainment will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Star Trek franchise via their biggest convention in history. With even more than 100 celebrity guests, panels, discussions, costume contests, auctions, photo op locations and also autograph sessions, this year’s convention has been extfinished to 5 days at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The offered out event kicks off this Wednesday and also runs with Sunday.

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This year’s lineup of celebrity guests incorporate William Shatner, Whoopi Goldberg, Kirstie Alley, George Takei, Kate Mulflourished, Scott Bakula, Nichelle Nichols, Jeri Ryan, Wchange Koenig, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Michael Dorn, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Denise Crosby, Gates McFadden, James Darren, Robert Picarcarry out, Garrett Wang, Tim Russ, Terry Farrell, Armin Shimermale, Nicole de Boer, Robert Beltran, Nana Visitor, Rene Auberjonois, Connor Trinneer, Dominic Keating, Robert Dundeserve to McNeill, Ethan Phillips, Anthony Montgomery, John de Lancie and many even more.

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Here’s an overview of some of the event’s highlights.

Wednesday, August 3

On Wednesday, Roger Lay Jr. hosts a one-of-a-kind “Look at Enterprise” panel through Connor Trinneer (Trip Tucker), Dominic Keating (Malcolm Reed), John Billingsley (Dr. Phlox) and Gary Graham. Adam Nimoy will certainly appear on phase in a tribute to his father Leonard Nimoy. Gwynyth Walsh (B’Etor), JG Hertzler (Martok) and also Robert O’Reilly (Gowron) will certainly show up on phase in complete Klingon costume. Chase Masterchild will provide entertainment at Quark’s Bar in the Promenade location from 8-9pm.

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Thursday, August 4

On Thursday, Creation’s Adam Malin hosts a panel with the stars of the Star Trek: The Original Series pilot “Wright here No Man Has Gone Before” through Gary Lockhardwood (Lt. Commander Mitchell) and Sally Kellerguy (Dr. Dehner). Max Grodenchik (Rom) and also Aron Eisenberg (Nog) will certainly appear on phase in full Ferengi costume. Whoopi Goldberg appears on stage. Chris Doohan and Adam Nimoy will show up as part of the “Sons of Trek” panel.

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Friday, August 5

On Friday, Roger Lay, Mike and also Denise Okuda and Rod Roddenberry expose never-seen-before clips and also photos from The Initial Series. Ethan Phillips (Neelix), Garrett Wang (Ensign Kim) and also Tim Russ (Tuvok) appear on phase to talk Voyager. Gates McFadden (Dr. Crusher), LeVar Burton (Geordi LaForge), Brent Spiner (Data) will certainly talk The Next off Generation. Kirstie Alley (Saavik) provides her Star Trek convention deyet to comment on The Wrath of Khan. Star Trek: Discovery executive producers Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth will certainly talk the latest Roddenberry Entertainment projects. Nana Visitor (Kira Nerys), Terry Farrell (Jadzia Dax), Nicole de Boer (Ezri Dax) will certainly show up on phase to comment on Deep Space Nine. Mary Czerwinski will organize three Star Trek crafting workshops. Developers from Disruptor Beam will offer an upday on their famous mobile game Star Trek: Timelines.


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Saturday, August 6

On Saturday, Doug Drexler, Roger Lay, Jr. and also Scott Mantz will certainly organize a memorial for those we shed in 2016. Doug Drexler, Herguy Zimmerman, Mike & Denise Okuda, and Ronald B. Moore will hold a tribute to Matt Jefferies and the development of visual effects innovation. William Shatner appears on stage. Scott Bakula will certainly comment on Enterprise. Kate Mulprospered will show up on phase with four fans to talk about women in Star Trek. Michael Dorn (Worf) and also Marina Sirtis (Counselor Troi) and Jonathan Frakes (Commander Riker) will certainly talk about The Next off Generation. Wtransform Koenig shows up on stage. Kate Mulflourished will certainly talk Voyager and her latest tasks. Larry Nemecek will hold his yearly Star Trek trivia dispute.

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Sunday, August 6

On Sunday, Anthony Montgomery kicks points off through a Star Trek: Enterprise discussion. Robert Beltran (Chakotay), Robert Picarcarry out (Holographic Doctor), Robbie Dundeserve to McNeill (Lt. Tom Paris), and also Jeri Ryan (Salso of Nine) appear on phase to talk Voyager. Clint Howard (Balok), Jack Donner (Tal), Bobby Clark(The Gorn) and also Sandy Gimpel (M-113 Creature) discuss aliens of TOS through Scott Mantz. Andrew Robinboy (Garak), Armin Shimermale (Quark), Cirroc Lofton (Jake Sisko), James Darren (Vic Fontaine), Rene Auberjonois (Odo), Jeffrey Combs (Weyoun), and also artistic genius Ira Steven Behr talk about Deep Space Nine. Brannon Braga, Ronald D. Moore and Naren Shankar comment on the Star Trek writing procedure.

For a complete list of events, visit Creation Entertainment. Furthermore, our friends over at TrekGeeks have actually created a handy “pocket guide” that you have the right to downfill below.

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We invite you to review our recap from the 2015 convention and inspect out our exclusive photo gallery (at the bottom of the article).

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