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Friday, August 21
 

3:30pm

Intro to Sword Combat on Stage
Come learn how to use a sword on stage safe and look cool at the same time

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Mendota

4:00pm

Getting Started in Cosplay
Ever2015 con brings a fresh surge in folks seeing cosplay for the first time and wanting to know how to jump into it. We're here to get you started, whether you want to know the safest ways to purchase a quality costume or want to learn to sew and build your own. Cosplay is for everyone, and we have the advice you need to get started.


Friday August 21, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
La Crosse

5:00pm

How to run an anime club (or any special interest organization)
After a year of presidency with a multitude of issues Nick Newman now wishes to teach you what it takes to run an organization and all that goes with it.


Friday August 21, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
La Crosse

5:00pm

Mental Illness in Popular Geek Culture
From Arkham Asylum to Soul Eater, representation of mental illness is everywhere, but how accurate are they and how does it affect society's views of mental illness? The best way to find out is to talk to real people who know better than anyone, geeks with mental illness!


Friday August 21, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

5:00pm

Rebecca's Universe
It's all things Steven universe! We will cover the history of Steven universe when it was just an idea in Rebecca Sugar's mind to what it is today! We will also talk about the characters we currently have and forward into the future, talking about theories!

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Geneva

6:00pm

Otaku Tonight Productions presents: Fandom Feud!
Four fandoms will enter the arena of play. And one fandom will walk away with a prize. It's the Fandom Feud! Join us as we play the popular game show for a chance to win some prizes!


Friday August 21, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mendota

7:00pm

Geek Music 102
Because you don't have to be cool to rock! Join Geek.Kon Chairman Adam Pulver is back with another round of music that appeals to geeks and speaks to what really matters in life: the internet, zombies and Game of Thrones. Learn and hear more about nerdcore, chiptune rock and other selections of awesome geek music.

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mendota

8:00pm

Otaku Tonight Productions presents: Whose Line is it Anime?
Gather round, everyone! It's time for Whose Line is it Anime! Otaku Tonight Productions is BACK with the original improv panel! It's more exciting than Pher's incredibly-drawn out backstory for his Fallout 4 character!


Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Mendota

8:00pm

Five Nights At Freddy's: Can You Survive?
I am the Purple Guy, come and see the show tonight! Get a chance to see your favorite humans,animatronics and a few new faces with our first debut at Geek.Kon! You'll be able to ask questions,be apart of fun discussions and take part in some games! Don't worry,the prize counter never runs out of candy,and who knows? Maybe you'll survive the night.


Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Geneva

9:00pm

In Character Cosplay: Dos, Don'ts, and Other Tips
Getting into character can be a really fun part of cosplaying. Come to our panel for tips on how to act in character. After attending this panel you will know why it is useful to be in character, how to get into character, how to read your audience, and more. This is an interactive panel where you will have a chance to show off your acting skills!


Friday August 21, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

9:30pm

Beginning Cosplay with Daikon Cosplay
"Are you interested in cosplay but don't know where to start? Join Daikon Cosplay as we talk about the foundation of making your first cosplay, how to enter your first cosplay competition, and how you can make cosplay with wrapping paper, bed posts, and pop tart boxes. "


Friday August 21, 2015 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Geneva

10:00pm

Modding Werewolf: A How To!
Moderating werewolf is both fun and difficult. This panel will give you an easy guide to follow to help you mod a better game of werewolf.


Friday August 21, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
La Crosse

10:00pm

Roast of Adam Pulver (18+)
Of all the people in the Midwest convention scene, Adam Pulver...is one of them. He's also done a lot for conventions. Join some recognizable faces from the scene as they roast this icon alive for your amusement.


Friday August 21, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Mendota

10:00pm

Promstuck
It's that time again, time to dress up and grey up. That's right all you Homestucks of Geek Kon, join your friends and maybe even your flushed crush for a night of dancing and having fun with other Homestucks.

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 10:00pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

12:00am

One Night Stand (Up) with Otaku Tonight Productions (18+)
Come with us, won't you, as writers and performers from Otaku Tonight Productions take a very 18+ gallop through the fields of stand up comedy!


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am - 1:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee
 
Saturday, August 22
 

9:00am

Good Morning Geek Kon! What are you doing up?
What are you doing here this early? ar Can`t sleep, have not slept, just arrived. Yes its back for anther year there's not much going on this hour so why not come to this pannel to talk about the con, what your doing up.

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Geneva

9:00am

Love Your Cosplay Body
Infinite Sky Cosplay, Brichibi and Snow Tigra are here to demolish your fears of cosplaying and to teach you to love your cosplay body!! We're going to introduce you to a community of support and help you build the confidence you need to cosplay!


Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Salon F-G

9:00am

Oh Dear, it's a Panel about Zardoz
ZARDOZ- the bizarre and nigh-incomprehensible 70s cult movie classic. ZARDOZ- Why is Sean Connery wearing thigh-high boots and nothing else? ZARDOZ- Giant floating heads dispensing guns and abstinence lessons. ZARDOZ- Genius? Madness? ZARDOZ- Why would anyone host a panel about ZARDOZ?

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
La Crosse

9:00am

The Best and Worst of Power Rangers
Who imparted their team of Rangers with a seemingly infinite amount of wisdom? Who couldn't teach their way out of a paper bag? What Megazord looked smooth? Which was an aesthetic eyesore? Find out all this and more!

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

10:00am

CosPlus
Join Rioso and Bryar from Daikon Cosplay in discussing Cosplay, for all body types! We'll help talk about altering cosplays for comfort and confidence, because we are firm believers that EVERYONE can cosplay!


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

11:00am

Fanfiction Forum
An open discussion on the wonders, curiosities and eternal frustrations of fanfiction. Newbies and veterans alike are welcome to bring questions, thoughts or helpful suggestions for the rest of us to ponder. All relevant topics are fair game, but expect talk about technique, publishing options and handling readers, editors and criticism.


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wisconsin

11:00am

Geeking out: Fighting the Paranormal
An open discussion pannel on combating paranormal creatures, vampires, deamons, monsters, so on. We`ll discuss weapons, taticts, rules drawn from our geek knowledge. The pannel will be lead by Scott Logan a writer and event planner for Steam Century a liveaction mystery group.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

11:00am

Masquerade 101
Before you start you participation in Geek.Kon's masquerade, or if you just want to know what is involved in a masquerade, come join Geek.Kon Masquerade Directors as they take you through the dos and don'ts and the ups and downs of convention masquerading! From judging to presenting and self-care!


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mendota

11:00am

Riichi! Japanese Mahjong and Anime
Seen Mahjong anime like Saki and Akagi and have no idea what the heck the players are doing? Come and learn the basics of the game so it all makes sense when someone declares RIICHI!


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Geneva

12:00pm

Madtown Bronies Season 3
We had so much fun, we're bringing the party to Geek Kon for the third time in a row. Expect word building, analysis, and fan theories on all you favorite multicolored equines.


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
La Crosse

12:00pm

Jojo's Bizarre Panel
Do you want to learn about one of the most manly, fabulous, influential and down-right awesome manga of all time? Look no further than Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, a manga that has has been in continual publication since the mid 1980s! Join Gyro Zeppeli as he takes you on a bizarre overarching look at what makes Jojo great. All are welcome!

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Salon F-G

1:00pm

Cosplay Chess Initiation
This is the Mandatory panel to participate in the event of cosplay combat chess. Here is where you sign up, learn how to play, and have all your questions answered. Open to all cosplayers and for all ages** Children 15 years of age or younger must have parent or guardian sign off for them.


Saturday August 22, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

2:00pm

Ingress XFaction Meet and Greet
Welcome Agents new and old, smurfs and frogs, and welcome to those who wish to know more about the world around them. This is simply a friendly non-explosive meet up and trading as well as explanation for those seeking the truth. Additional activity of heading down to the mall area and create a huge farm for the weekend. There are at least 20+ portals around there. May the XM be ever your favor.

Saturday August 22, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Salon F-G

2:00pm

The Rise and Fall of the Zeon Reich: An In-Universe Gundam History Course
What started as an independence movement for Spacenoids became a fascist regime that launched four separate wars against the Federation Forces, invented the Mobile Suit and stained the pages of our history with blood. Join Nick Izumi for an in-universe history of the Gundam franchise's greatest antagonists.


Saturday August 22, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
La Crosse

3:30pm

League of Legends Discussion Panel
Discuss your favorite and least favorite things in the League of Legends. Rant a little, share a little, or just sit back and enjoy people sharing their opinions on one of their favorite games.


Saturday August 22, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
La Crosse

4:00pm

Ask Beach City
Beach city is open for the public! It's not only Mayor Dewy answering questions today! Join most of beach city and some gems for a fun little Q&A!


Saturday August 22, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon F-G

4:00pm

Let's All Play - Long Live the Queen!
Long Live the Queen! Can you guide Crown Princess Elodie to her fifteenth birthday and her coronation as Queen of Nova without meeting one of twelve horrible ends? Can you do this as a crowd of con attendees? The whole room will play the PC game together and we’ll see if you are fit to be Queen!


Saturday August 22, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mendota

6:00pm

The Digimon Panel
Digimon is coming back! Along with a refresher of the first six seasons, find out what to expect in the upcoming continuation of the original season- Digimon Adventure tri. As always, prepare for an open discussion on the series, characters and stories we love, along with its best and worst aspects.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
La Crosse

7:00pm

One Piece Discussion
One piece fans, come join us for chatting and cosplay with Ultimate fanboy Bartolomeo! (there will be spoilers)


Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mendota

7:00pm

10 Minutes About Your Favorite Movie
What's your favorite movie? This week that's Rob's favorite too! 10 Minutes About Your Favorite Movie is the world’s most positive movie podcast. Join us for a live recording when we have a few guests talk about their favorite movie with host Rob Matsushita. It's perfect for your morning commute.


Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Salon F-G

7:00pm

Fandom Party
3rd year in the running! Fandom Party is back at it again. ALL fandoms and ALL ages welcome!! We'll be doing trivia, art circles, card games, fanfiction, and more! Come spend some time with your favorite fandoms, and try to make friends along the way

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

7:30pm

Stargate Fan Panel
Movie, SG-1, Atlantis, universe we'll discuss it all.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:30pm - 8:30pm
La Crosse

8:00pm

Marvel Comics 101
A brief, yet in-depth look into the Marvel Universe. I will help those who have seen any Marvel Movies or TV shows and just wanna take that one step further into the Marvel Comics fandom for those who just don't know where to start.

Saturday August 22, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Mendota

8:30pm

Hatoful Boyfriend (18+)
Dating humans can be so dull... why not date BIRDS instead? Come have fun and watch us do a live playthrough of this crazy yet wonderful dating simulator game, where every decision we make in the game will be ALL UP TO YOU!


Saturday August 22, 2015 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Salon F-G

8:30pm

Non-Monogamy in Pop Culture (18+)
As it becomes a more popular form of relationship model, non-monogamy has come up as a topic in many forms of entertainment. An experienced panel will be discussing the various forms of non-monogamy and how pop culture has chosen to address the topic in some of your favorite books, games, and other entertainment choices. Questions welcome.


Saturday August 22, 2015 8:30pm - 10:30pm
La Crosse

10:00pm

Otaku Tonight with Professor Pher
Back for Season 5, it's Otaku Tonight with Professor Pher! Join Pher, Nick, DJ Genjamen, and the whole crew as they bring you the ONLY nerd-based late-night talk show in the universe! Did Nick escape Godzilla's love nest? Find out!


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon F-G

12:00am

Fanfiction Effscapade (18+)
Last year we delighted you all with the legendary "My Immortal." This year, we are doing things differently. In efforts to keep our cast from bleeding out of their ears, the fanfiction we have chosen this year is typo-free, but it will still blow your minds. Two very popular fandoms have been smushed together in utterly divine chaos.

Panelists

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00am - 2:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

12:30am

Doctor Who - An Unearthly Podcast LIVE
The crew of An Unearthly Podcast Return to Geek.Kon this year with it's second live special. This year, since Doctor Who will premiere NEXT week, the AUP crew will go over what we know, what's rumored, what's debunked, as well as our predictions for Series 9.


Sunday August 23, 2015 12:30am - 2:30am
La Crosse
 
Sunday, August 23
 

9:00am

Good Morning Geek Kon! What are you doing up?
What are you doing here this early? ar Can`t sleep, have not slept, just arrived. Yes its back for anther year there's not much going on this hour so why not come to this pannel to talk about the con, what your doing up.

Sunday August 23, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Geneva

9:00am

Lounge L33ts Presents: MMO Worlds
The Lounge L33ts have been busy testing the new goodies in Anarchy Online, TERA, LOTRO, and many other MMOs. This year, the audience will choose a game and create a character for us to guide through the tutorial.


Sunday August 23, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am
La Crosse

9:30am

Nerd & Tie LIVE
Nerd & Tie, the only podcast on the Internet with a dress code, is coming to you LIVE from Geek.Kon! Join Trae Dorn, Nick Izumi, and Professor Pher as they discuss the hottest topics in the world of geekdom.


Sunday August 23, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
Mendota

10:00am

Patterns for Cosplay
Building a cosplay costume starts with a pattern, but how do you know which one to choose? Reading and modifying a pattern to suit your needs can be a challenge, so we're here to help. Get suggestions, learn the secrets of commercial patterns, and get advice on how to modify patterns so that your costume comes out perfect.


Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

10:00am

RWBY
RWBY! People! Fun! Craziness! Join the fun panel of RWBY, as we do a Q&A, hang out, and funny improv!!


Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Salon F-G

11:00am

Black Widow's Revenge - Geek Girls Talk Marvel
Who says girls don't love their comic books?! Join three geek ladies as they look at the past year of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, what is upcoming, and some of the social impact it has had. A little bit of fangirling and a little bit of serious conversation. Best of both worlds!


Sunday August 23, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Geneva

12:00pm

Geek Theatre: Shakespeare Through a Geeky Lens
"Highbrow vs. Lowbrow" is a false dichotomy. Here we trace the influence of classic lit throughout geek culture, dispel some myths about Shakespeare, and share some tales from backstage in the theatre world. Then we'll perform and analyze a couple of scenes, and invite audience members up to do the same.


Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Wisconsin

1:00pm

Masqurade Post-Mortem
A low stress time to meet with the directors, judges and contestants. Contestants are encouraged to bring their pieces so they can be viewed from close up.

Sunday August 23, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Geneva