Cyberpunk 2020 Conference: Year of the Stainless Steel Rat


A conference for all things Cyberpunk. Literature, technology, gaming.

When and Where?

Sunday, December 27, 10:00 to 18:00 AEDST ONLINE for panels. 19:00 to 22:30 for gaming sessions.

Go to the following URL on the day:

Conference Timetable

Time Event Details
10:00 Introduction Guest Introductions, What Is/Was Cyberpunk?
11:00 Hackers "IT Security issues", techniques, protection
12:00 Culture Literature, Film, Music, Fashion
13:00 Technology Solarpunks, Biopunks and more
14:00 Politics Anarchism, Libertarianism, Cypherpunks
15:00 Gaming Traditional tabletop RPGs, Computer RPGs, etc
17:00 Auction All sorts of cyberpunk related material
18:00 Break Get some food, chummer
19:00 Gaming Sessions Cyberpunk 2020; Shadowrun, Eclipse Phase, Cyberspace
22:30 Conference End Well, that was a day

Registration Mailing List

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Presented by the RPG Review Cooperative, Inc

Year of the stainless steel rat


Francesco Verso will be part of the politics panel!

Francesco Verso will be part of the politics panel at Cyberpunk 2020: Year of the Stainless Steel Rat!

Francesco Verso is an Italian science fiction writer and translator of science fiction from English into Italian. A graduate in environmental economics from Roma Tre University, he is the author of five novels, thirteen short stories, eight translations, three theatre adoptions, and editor nine anthologies. In 2014 he started the Future Fiction label and was the winner of the Urania Award in 2009 and 2015, an Italia Award as best editor in 2018, and the European Science Fiction Society for Future Fiction in 2019, as well as being nominated for numerous others.

Image from Yves Tennevin, photograph taken at the 2015 edition of the "Utopiales" of Nantes.

Author Sarena Ulibarri Speaking

Author Sarena Ulibarri will be speaking at the technology panel on solarpunk for "Cyberpunk 2020: Year of the Stainless Steel Rat"

Sarena is a writer, editor, and anthologist who lives in New Mexico, USA.

Just look at this list of publications!

Welcome to the conference, Sarena! Glad to have you here in time for the somewhat warm Australian summer that beckons. Just what should we do with all that sunlight and heat, eh?

Todd Foley Confirmed Guest Speaker

We are absolutely delighted that Tod Foley is confirmed as a guest speaker at Cyberpunk 2020: Year of the Stainless Steel Rat.

Tod is the author of the games Cyberspace (1989), Watch the World Die (2014), Day Trippers (2015), founder of the interactive development studio "As If Productions", and series curator for the Ubiquicity shared speculative fiction environment. Tod has also worked for SAMS publishing and Intel as a technical writer

Welcome to Cyberpunk 2020: Year of the Stainless Steel Rat, Tod!