EVE Fanfest is a annual gathering of fans of PlayStation 3 shooter DUST 514, PC MMO EVE Online, and EVE Valkyrie in Reykjavik, Iceland.
This year EVE FanFest will occur in between May 1-3 and will include:
"The official dedication of the World Within a World monument to EVE Online players in Reykjavik’s harbor the night before Fanfest begins.
The EVE OF DESTRUCTION battle that pits 10 CCP developers and special guests against the undefeated MMA fighter and world-class Jiu-Jitsu specialist Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson in back to back submission wrestling.
Make EVE real Session where an expert in the fields of Astronomy, Physics and/or other space related Sciences give a presentation on how we will harness the powers of the Cosmos and expand into the Universe, this year the presenters are Les Johnson, physicist, author and NASA technologist who will have a presentation about how mankind can overcome the challenges of interstellar travel to someday visit and settle other habitable planets using technologies that don’t violate the known laws of physics.
Announcements about the future of EVE Online, DUST 514 and EVE: Valkyrie, as well as hands-on demos of all three games, and more EVE universe news and special surprises.
The legendary Party at the Top of the World, featuring three stellar musical acts: Z-Trip (US), FM Belfast (Iceland) and Ásgeir (Iceland)."
The full schedule of all events is available here. If you can't make it to Iceland you can watch the entire thing on CCP's Twitch Channel.
The first stream of FanFest is tomorrow, one week early, and features an interview with the Executive Producers of DUST 514, EVE Online and EVE Valkyrie. This will take place at 18:00 UTC
So what are you most excited to see at this years FanFest? News about CCP's games? The Make EVE Real presentation? Or a bunch of Developers getting beat up? Let us know below.