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 4:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma B2

Japanese Idol Style Dancing

Have you ever wanted to be an idol? Japanese idols (dance groups) are increasingly popular around the world. Learn to dance like your favorite idol! Have fun! Let your idol flag fly.

Panelists: Summer Rain Cosplay

Tracks: Anime, Culture & World Affairs, Health & Wellness

Tags: Activity

Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 a.m. | Location: Oklahoma B2

Airbender Training (Self-Defense with Tenzin)

It is good to see that the Airbender nation is growing, with newly awakened airbending powers in each of you! As a master airbender, I will ensure that you get the basics of airbending under your belt before heading out into the world. A one-hour basic self defense course for all-ages. Tenzin (cosplayed by Jeremiah Edwards) is a 3rd-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, with over 7 years of teaching experience.

Panelists: Squirrelly Jedi Photography

Tracks: Health & Wellness

Tags: Activity

Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: Oklahoma B2

Tai Chi for Beginners

An introduction to basic Tai Chi techniques for new practitioners.

Panelists: Linda L. Donahue

Tracks: Health & Wellness

Tags: Activity

Saturday, June 8, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: University B

Top Priority: Self-Care for Artists

If you want to be a productive and happy artist, you have to take care of yourself! If you’re not healthy, happy, well-rested, well-fed and hydrated, your work will suffer. Our panel discusses things to do to make self-care a part of your daily routine!

Panelists: Rhonda Eudaly, Sir William Rothmeyer, Allison Stein

Tracks: Art, Business & Marketing, Health & Wellness

Tags: Panel

Saturday, June 8, 2019 5:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma G

Creating Despite Depression or Anxiety

At some point, every creator will be afflicted with these issues as part of the ups and downs of life. Creating through depression and anxiety instead of walking away is sometimes the best option. Authors and artists talk about the techniques they use for working while living with a neuro-atypical brain.

Panelists: Alexandra Bohannon, Hazel Conley, Julia S. Mandala, Marguerite Reed, Adam J. Whitlatch

Tracks: Health & Wellness, Writing & Publication

Tags: Panel

Sunday, June 9, 2019 10:00 a.m. | Location: Event Center Portico

Morning Exercise with a Firefighter

Morning low-impact exercises for daily health and wellness, with one of the metro's geekiest bravest.

Panelists: Taylor Burrows

Tracks: Health & Wellness

Tags: Activity

Sunday, June 9, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B

Art of The Long Game: Maintaining Momentum and Not Giving Up

It’s easy to be super motivated when your art business is brand-new. But keeping momentum is hard, with the setbacks and problems that every artist faces. Our panel of artists share strategies that will keep you focused and productive!

Panelists: Jan S. Gephardt, Peri Charlifu, Tim Chessmore, Brenna Deutchman, Julie Dillon, Dan Erickson

Tracks: Art, Business & Marketing, Health & Wellness

Tags: Panel

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