Panels & Seminars

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Con on the Cob is all about the learning. With a whole host of demos, seminars, and workshops to choose from we have all your educational needs covered. If you are interested in hosting a discussion, seminar, workshop, demo, or anything else of that nature, please contact Kylan and we’ll set that baby up.

Can I Get a Schedule or Something?

   View & Sign up for Panels, Demos, and Seminars

*If you haven’t yet signed up for your CotC badge, you will need to do so before you sign up to participate in panels, demos, seminars or play in any events

You can find badges here.

I Want to Run a Panel/Demo/Seminar!

Excellent! So do I. Please fill out this super cool form. If you sign up to run at least two games/panels AND purchase your badge before August 1 you qualify for the discounted GM badge, you lucky kid!

   Add Your Games & Events to the Schedule

If you have several events to submit, you may find this downloadable form helpful!
CotC2017 Game Downloadable Submission Form (Click me!) 

Seminar & Workshop Overview

  • To add panels, workshops, or demos to your personal schedule please check out the Game and Event list. Select Panels / Seminars / Workshops / Demos from the Category Filter.
  • Some workshops have associated fees to cover the costs of materials and other expenses. These fees should be paid directly to the presenter at the beginning of the workshop.

Room 01 (Hands-on Workshops and Roundtables)

Friday

10am:

11am:

12pm:

1pm:

2pm:

3pm: Starting Your Own YouTube/ Twitch Channel with Adam Hiner

4pm: Game Design Roundtable with Jeremiah Thompson and others

5pm: The Con on the Cob GAME JAM (introduction) with Gerald King III

Saturday

10am-1pm: The Second Annual Furstival of Furries

1pm-2pm: Scrap Fabric Monster Crafting Workshop with Clara Manfredi ($20 material fee)

1pm-2pm: Top Hat Decorating with Beth Moak ($30 material fee, includes top hat)

1pm-4pm: Goblin Head Trophy Workshop with Steve Vihtelic ($20 material fee)

1pm-4pm: Sock Monkey Monster Workshop with Rebecca Turk ($5 material fee)

4pm

5pm

Sunday

10am

11am- 12pm: Beyond Cosplay: Living Your Character with Robert Turk

12pm

1pm The Con on the Cob GAME JAM (grand finale) with Gerald King III

2pm

3pm: Closing Ceremony / Corny Awards

 

Room 02 (Panels and Discussions)

Friday

10am:

11am:

12pm: Geekster’s Court:

1pm: Kids & Gaming with Thaddeus Papke, Robert Turk, De Smith, etc…

2pm: How to Find Gamers in Your Local Area and Also Something About Middle Age Gamers with Joseph Keegan

3pm: Fantasy World Building with Alicia Martha Miller and Sean Patrick Fannon

4pm: Science Fiction World Building with Joseph Keegan

5pm: Mastering the Game Mastering Game – How to be a more effective GM – with Matthew McFarland, Byron Wingate, and Sean Patrick Fannon.

Saturday

10am: Adapting Your Favorite Stories into RPGs with Tyler Childress

11am: Let’s Talk About Giant Monsters with Michael Stanley

12pm: Geekster’s Court: The Case of Wilson Fisk (The Kingpin) v. Jabba the Hutt. Who is the better crimelord?

1pm: Magic The Gathering: Lore and Legends with Brent Lazar.

2pm: Let’s Talk About Dr. Who with Heather Hopp and Greg Dunn.

3pm: Paranormal Investigation with Kylan Toles and others.

4pm: Diversity & Inclusivity with Robin Scott and everyone else.

5pm: The Con on the Cob COSTUME CONTEST and Parade!

Sunday

10am: Let’s Talk About Crowdfunding with Robert Turk and Andy Hopp

11am: We Are All Oithlings – All sorts of jazz about the world of Mutha Oith and the Low Life family of games with Andy Hopp and Thom Shartle.

12pm: Geekster’s Court: The Case of James Bond v. Inspector Gadget

1pm-3pm: COBcast 2017 – Recorded live before a studio audience. Come share your Con on the Cob experiences with the podcasters of Geek Watch One, The Tangent Bound Network, Dice Squad, and other such internet celebrities.

3pm: Closing Ceremony / Corny Awards

The Artitorium (Art Demos and Games)

Friday

10am:

11am:

12pm-2pm: Iron Artist

2pm: Copic Marker Demo with Heather Kreiter

3pm-5pm: Painting Demo with Beth Moak (Free to watch or $30 material fee for paint and canvas)

5pm:

6pm:

7pm: Gaming on the Cheap (modifying toys and other materials) with Joseph Keegan

Saturday

10am:

11am-1pm: Iron Artist

1pm: Quick Draw

2pm:

3pm:

4pm: My Little Pony Modification Demo with Heather Kreiter

5pm:

6pm:

7pm: Zombie Makeup Demo (crowd participation) with Brett Katz

Sunday

10am-12pm: Painting Demo with Beth Moak (Free to watch or $30 material fee for paint and canvas)

12pm: Quick Draw

1pm: Quick Draw

2pm:

Other Locations:

Friday

7pm-9pm: Toga Draping 101 with Elle in the Con Suite

The Dungeon (FREE Miniatures Paint & Take and Classes)

Rather than host a set schedule of demos, our miniature painting and sculpting team invites you to approach them at any time to request advice, demonstrations, or conversations about any techniques that interest you.

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