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Friday, August 21
 

5:00pm

Opening Ceremonies
Welcome to Geek.Kon 2015! Greet the con in style as you learn about everything going on at the con and meet our guests of honor!

Friday August 21, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Wisconsin

8:00pm

Rock Show
Our Friday night Rock Show this year features the bands Psychostick, The Dread Crew of Oddwood, and Sparklefrak!

Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Wisconsin

11:00pm

Ultimate Werewolf
Ultimate Werewolf is the ultimate party game for anywhere from 5 to 68 playersof all ages. Each plaer has an agenda: as a villager, hunt down the werewolves. As a werewolf convince the other villagers that you're innocent, secretly dining on those same villagers each night. Dozens of special roles are available to help both the villagers and the werewolves achieve their goals while thwarting their opponents.

Friday August 21, 2015 11:00pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 1:00am
La Crosse

11:30pm

Rocky Horror Picture Show
Rocky Horror Picture Show: Prepare to be thrilled, chilled, and fulfilled! Come celebrate 40 years of decadent madness with Madison’s own Velvet Darkness Cast. Enjoy a full shadow cast floor show with all the corsets, fishnets, and cacophony that we can fit into two hours. Costumes and callbacks are encouraged, but please refrain from bringing toast, rice, cards, squirt guns, or any other projectiles. If this is all new to you and you have no idea why anyone would consider throwing toast at a screen, please show up right on time, and we will have games, and possibly fabulous prizes for you before the show. 18+

Friday August 21, 2015 11:30pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 4:00am
Wisconsin

12:00am

Karaoke
DJ Sarge of Highland Entertainment is back for a fifth year with karaoke at its finest! Don’t be shy, come show off your singing skills with the largest karaoke selection in the state and still growing. Or just kick back and listen to the classics we all know and love as we will be going until everyone or the night is done.

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am - 4:00am
Mendota
 
Saturday, August 22
 

10:00am

Fanfiction Contest
Returning for a fourth year is Geek.Kon's fanfiction contest! Attendees have been toiling away at their prose. Hear the winners and selections from some of the top entries!

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Wisconsin

12:00pm

Masquerade Orientation
This orientation session is MANDATORY for Masquerade participants. Meet the organizers and schedule judging and tech rehearsal time.

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Wisconsin

12:00pm

Grant/Greenfield/Scott-Frazier Autograph Signing
Come meet Tiffany Grant, Matt Greenfield, and Jan Scott-Frazier ask them to sign your favorite merch! Note: This is the ONLY signing for Greenfield and Scott-Frazier. Greg Weisman, Christopher Jones, Mark Stegbauer, Matt M. McElroy and Monica Valentinelli can be found at their tables in Artist Alley as their schedules allow.

Guests
avatar for Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant is excited to attend her first Geek.Kon! Best known as Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffany was the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994]. She’s voiced characters in 1400+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE... Read More →
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Matt Greenfield

With over 1200 films and TV episodes to his credit, Matt Greenfield has been writing, directing and producing both animated and live-action programming (plus the occasional comic book) since the dawn of time. Born in California, he escaped at an early age and spent his formative years... Read More →
avatar for Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan is a Director, Producer, public speaker, storyteller, multi-media artist, art/creativity educator, translator and Japanese animation industry veteran. Jan worked at studios such as Artland (Genocyber, Bubblegum Crash) and Production IG (Ghost in the Shell, Blood), worked freelance... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Atrium

2:00pm

Cosplay Chess
Welcome to Cosplay Combat Chess! Where you get to watch and enjoy your favorite characters move and fight across the board in an epic battle of good versus evil! Game starts at 2:00 pm Saturday. Interested parties should attend the information and Q&A panel at 1:00 pm.

Saturday August 22, 2015 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Greenway

4:00pm

Weisman/Bull/Shetterly Guest Autograph Signing
Come meet Greg Weisman, Emma Bull, and Will Shetterly ask them to sign your favorite merch! Note: This is the ONLY signing for Bull and Shetterly. Greg Weisman, Christopher Jones, Mark Stegbauer, Matt M. McElroy and Monica Valentinelli can be found at their tables in Artist Alley as their schedules allow.

Guests
avatar for Emma Bull

Emma Bull

Emma Bull’s reputation was made with her first novel, War for the Oaks, the story of a musician caught up in a battle by the forces of Faerie for control of Minneapolis. Her third, Bone Dance, was the first book to be a finalist for the Hugo, the Nebula, the Philip K. Dick, and... Read More →
avatar for Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly, author Dogland, Elsewhere, and other stories, lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his beloved wife, Emma Bull, and the two cats who rule them, Toby and Barnabas.
avatar for Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman has been a storyteller all his life. His first professional work was as an Associate Editor and Freelance Writer for DC Comics, where he worked on the Captain Atom title, among others. Greg worked at Walt Disney Television Animation from 1989 through 1996. He became... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Atrium

6:30pm

Masquerade Audience Seating
Saturday August 22, 2015 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Wisconsin

7:00pm

Masquerade
Geek.Kon's Costume Contest and Masquerade is one of the best in the Midwest! We are proud to welcome all genres of costumes from science fiction and anime to fantasy and historical. Join us and see all of the fabulous costumes!

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wisconsin

9:00pm

Ultimate Werewolf
Ultimate Werewolf is the ultimate party game for anywhere from 5 to 68 playersof all ages. Each plaer has an agenda: as a villager, hunt down the werewolves. As a werewolf convince the other villagers that you're innocent, secretly dining on those same villagers each night. Dozens of special roles are available to help both the villagers and the werewolves achieve their goals while thwarting their opponents.

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 1:00am
Geneva

10:00pm

The Mixer: CITADEL
Need an escape from the intense August heat at this year’s Geek Kon? Looking to get your groove on? Come get Witnessed at this year’s Geek Kon Mixer: CITADEL, Presented by X-Geek Media and North Star EDM. Join the most intense party of the summer, with a stacked DJ line up featuring the best Geek EDM talent in the Upper Midwest, a state of the art light and video show, and many other surprises. Grab your friends, glow sticks, interceptors, fellow war boys, vault hunters, and pip boys because this party is sure not be mediocre. Get shiny and chrome, then come to the Citadel, Saturday night at 10PM in Main Programming!

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 4:00am
Wisconsin

10:30pm

Karaoke
DJ Sarge of Highland Entertainment is back for a fifth year with karaoke at its finest! Don’t be shy, come show off your singing skills with the largest karaoke selection in the state and still growing. Or just kick back and listen to the classics we all know and love as we will be going until everyone or the night is done.

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:30pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 4:00am
Mendota
 
Sunday, August 23
 

10:00am

City Crusher
Geek-kon’s newest charity event City Crusher. We are putting together a model cardboard city to allow some lucky attendees to rampage thou and crush underfoot. City crusher is your chance to live out your kaiju monster or giant robot dreams. Spectators are encouraged and if you want to bring in a cardboard building of your own to add to the wreckage you can. We will have a silent auction set up from Friday till Sunday morning to determine who gets first crack at the model city with in a time limited. Then we go down the list till we run out of time or buildings (whichever comes first), groups up to 4 will be allowed. Donations will go to Second Harvest Food Bank.

Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 1:00pm
Monona

10:30am

Geek Music Video Awards
Prepare for an epic session of AMV awesomeness! Geek.Kon's sixth video contest showcases the best from your fellow attendees. Once again, prizes will be awarded for videos with both animated and live-action footage.

Sunday August 23, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Wisconsin

12:00pm

SCA Demo
Do you like history? Fancy yourself a heroic knight in shining armor? Or maybe a swashbuckling swordsman? Then the Society for Creative Anachronism is for you! Come and join the local chapter, the Barony of Jararvellir, and see what this 50-year-old society founded by scifi geeks is all about. Come share The Dream!

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Greenway

2:00pm

Tiffany Grant Autograph Signing
Supplementary autograph signing for Tiffany Grant.

Guests
avatar for Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant is excited to attend her first Geek.Kon! Best known as Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffany was the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994]. She’s voiced characters in 1400+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE... Read More →


Sunday August 23, 2015 2:00pm - 2:40pm
Atrium

3:00pm

Closing Ceremonies
Sadly, it's time to say farewell to Geek.Kon for another year. It's time to acknowledge the many people who make Geek.Kon possible, say goodbye to any guests that have refused to leave, and learn the dates for Geek.Kon 2015!

Sunday August 23, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Wisconsin

4:00pm

Post Con Q&A
What did you like? What didn't you like? This is your chance to talk directly to the organizing committee and offer suggestions for making Geek.Kon even better!

Sunday August 23, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Wisconsin