Typically a three day event comprises of panels, seminars, demonstrations, and workshops.
BabelCon was launched in 2006, as a project of a local science fiction and gaming group, Star One Delta (SOD). In 2008, BabelCon was legally separated from Star One Delta, and a new non-profit organization, the Science & Engineering Education Foundation (SEEF), was created to run the convention.
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- Bailey, Ashley M. (July 19, 2009). "BabelCon’s universe colorful: Darth Vader, Klingons roam LSU center". The Advocate. http://www.2theadvocate.com/entertainment/51109647.html.