SoonerCon 28 Event Schedule

SoonerCon Event Schedule

SoonerCon 28 is June 7-9 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Norman, Oklahoma. Plan your SoonerCon weekend now by clicking on a guest profile to see their appearance schedule or download a PDF of the event schedule using the buttons below.

Friday, June 7, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: University C

Meet Your Favorite Dragon Maid

What's it like being a dragon who's also a maid? Join the dragon Tohru's voice actress herself, Sarah Weidenheft, in this interactive Q&A to find out!

Panelists: Sarah Wiedenheft

Tracks: Anime

Tags: GoH

Friday, June 7, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: University C

Meet Austin Tindle, Q&A

Come have a conversation with Austin Tindle. You can talk about his life, career, getting into to voice acting, past characters or, ya know, other stuff too. If you don't have any questions he'll probably just talk about himself. Or read Harry Potter out loud. Not Goblet of Fire, though. Ask Austin Tindle Weird Stuff, TL;DR:AMA.

Panelists: Austin Tindle

Tracks: Anime

Tags: GoH

Friday, June 7, 2019 5:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma G

The Journey to Creating the Super Soaker

Rocket Scientist and prolific inventor, Dr. Lonnie Johnson speaks on his history leading up to and the story of the creation of the Super Soaker: The world’s #1 selling water toy of all time.

Panelists: Dr. Lonnie Johnson

Tracks: STEM, Gaming

Tags: GoH

Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 a.m. | Location: Oklahoma E - Nana Visitor Booth

Autographs

Autographs and selfies ($40/$20 cash) with featured guest Nana Visitor at her booth in the Exhibitors Hall. (50 mins.)

Panelists: Nana Visitor

Tracks: Film & TV, Fandoms

Tags: GoH

Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: University C

The Power of Perseverance

Dr. Lonnie Johnson speaks about the evolution of technology, and human’s relationship to the ever-changing technological landscape.

Panelists: Dr. Lonnie Johnson

Tracks: STEM, Culture & World Affairs

Tags: GoH

Saturday, June 8, 2019 Noon | Location: Oklahoma G

Building My First Lightsaber

How bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson went from small-town fanboy to international bestselling author, with work for Lucasfilm, Star Wars, Batman, X-Files, and the band Rush.

Panelists: Kevin J. Anderson

Tracks: Writing & Publication, Pop Culture & Entertainment

Tags: GoH

Saturday, June 8, 2019 Noon | Location: University C

Why Godzilla Matters

A conversation with Matt Frank, kaiju comic artist, about why Godzilla and the giant-monster genre is important and not just meaningless schlock.

Panelists: Matt Frank

Tracks: Pop Culture & Entertainment, Film & TV, Fandoms, Art

Tags: GoH

Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma H

Q&A with Nana Visitor

Moderated audience Q&A with Nana Visitor, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's Major Kira.

Panelists: Larry Nemecek, Nana Visitor

Tracks: Film & TV, Fandoms

Tags: GoH

Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: University C

Q&A with Austin Tindle and Sarah Wiedenheft

Have you ever wanted to be a voice actor and wondered what goes on behind the scenes of your favorite anime shows? Come to this Q&A and ask Austin Tindle and Sarah Wiedenheft, both seasoned voice actors, your burning questions.

Panelists: Austin Tindle, Sarah Wiedenheft

Tracks: Anime

Tags: GoH

Saturday, June 8, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma G

Inside the Artist's Studio

Presentation and Q&A with SoonerCon 28's multiple award-winning artist guest of honor, Julie Dillon.

Panelists: Julie Dillon

Tracks: Art

Tags: GoH

Saturday, June 8, 2019 2:30 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma E - Nana Visitor Booth

Autographs

Autographs and selfies ($40/$20 cash) with featured guest Nana Visitor at her booth in the Exhibitors Hall. (4 hours)

Panelists: Nana Visitor

Tracks: Film & TV, Fandoms

Tags: GoH

Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner A

Trekland 2019: Disco Fever: Catching It?

Larry’s behind-the-scene recap and update about Discovery and #PicardTBN as well as Anniversary Year backstage and in-joke lookbacks at The Cage, TMP, ST III, ST V, STG, ST 09.

Panelists: Larry Nemecek

Tracks: Film & TV, Fandoms

Tags: GoH

Saturday, June 8, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: Crimson Meeting Room

Portal 47 Meetup

Meetup for curious Trek fans to sample Portal 47, the exclusive global live/online monthly package from featured guest Larry “Dr. Trek” Nemecek. With door prizes, snacks, gifts, and current Portals too!

Panelists: Larry Nemecek

Tracks: Film & TV, Fandoms

Tags: GoH

Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 p.m. | Location: Crimson Meeting Room

Dr. Trek Show

Help Larry's indie film and preserve Trek pop culture history – your $20 gets a screen credit PLUS two hours of prize trivia, rare video, and sneak peeks of George, Nichelle, Walter, Harve…

Panelists: Larry Nemecek

Tracks: Film & TV, Fandoms

Tags: GoH

Sunday, June 9, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: Oklahoma E - Nana Visitor Booth

Autographs

Autographs and selfies ($40/$20 cash) with featured guest Nana Visitor at her booth in the Exhibitors Hall. (50 mins.)

Panelists: Nana Visitor

Tracks: Film & TV, Fandoms

Tags: GoH

Sunday, June 9, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: University C

Larry’s The State of the Trek 2019

Fan Forum for *your* options and questions of each other, led by Larry, about everything in current Trekland:Discovery, #PicardTBN, Lower Decks aka AdultSwimTrek ... and #Section31 and even #NickTrek.

Panelists: Larry Nemecek

Tracks: Film & TV, Fandoms

Tags: GoH

Sunday, June 9, 2019 Noon | Location: University C

The Baen Travelling Road Show--with Prizes!

Our survey of art, covers, upcoming works and more.

Panelists: Toni Weisskopf, David Carrico, Wm. Mark Simmons

Tracks: Writing & Publication

Tags: GoH

Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: University C

How Not To Be A Voice Actor

Austin Tindle discusses the art of the voice and attempts to recount his own experience falling into the weird wonderful world of screaming alone in a dark room for a living. Q&A available and possibly audience participation if, ya know, it seems like a good idea at the time.

Panelists: Austin Tindle

Tracks: Anime, Performing Arts

Tags: GoH

Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma H

Q&A with Nana Visitor

Moderated audience Q&A with Nana Visitor, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's Major Kira.

Panelists: Rhonda Eudaly, Nana Visitor

Tracks: Film & TV, Fandoms

Tags: GoH

Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:30 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma E - Nana Visitor Booth

Autographs

Autographs and selfies ($40/$20 cash) with featured guest Nana Visitor at her booth in the Exhibitors Hall. (1.5 hours)

Panelists: Nana Visitor

Tracks: Film & TV, Fandoms

Tags: GoH

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