Current Panels

Session Track Presenter(s) Time slot
Comics and Graphic Novels: not just for children!

Comics, Graphic Novels and how they are affecting our reading habits.

Swords & Sorcery J.R. Mounts, Martin Powell, L R Barrett-Durham (Powell), Jeremy Hicks 2017 April 23, 13:00
Cosmere Hearts

We hypothesize absurdist situations for Brandon's characters from the Cosmere (and elsewhere) to interact. What would happen?

The Worlds of Brandon Sanderson Billy Todd, Trae Cooper, Ravi Persaud 2017 April 21, 17:30
Cosmere Magic 101

Learn why and how all these different Cosmere magic systems are manifestations of the same system with overarching rules and principles

The Worlds of Brandon Sanderson Billy Todd, Trae Cooper, Miles Parker, Ethan Sivek 2017 April 22, 11:30
Cosmere Speculation

*Plausible* speculation about the past, present, and future of the Cosmere. Spoliers abound.

The Worlds of Brandon Sanderson Billy Todd, Karen Marks, Glen Vogelaar 2017 April 22, 14:30
Costume Contest and Jordan Con Awards Ceremony

Come watch our costumers present their master works as we present the second annual Jordan Con Awards.

Main Charles E. Gannon, Harriet McDougal, Aubree Pham, Jason Denzel 2017 April 22, 17:30
Creating Scale Mail

Create ringed scale mail. The small square sample can become part of a larger piece later. Tool and scales are included in the supplies cost.

Teacher is part of the SCA Demo hosted at the...

Workshop Walker Hutcheson 2017 April 22, 13:00
Daes Dae'mar

Come show off your WoT knowledge in our craziest trivia event. Bring your friends, or join a team and make new ones!

World of the Wheel
Theresa Gray, Ebony Adomanis 2017 April 23, 10:00
Delphic Oracle

Come see a mix of guests become the mighty "Delphic Oracle", a hive mind that will answer any and all of your questsions. A fun, creative improv game.

Writers Darin M. Bush, David B. Coe, Clay Gilbert, John Hartness, Alex Hughes, Jana Oliver 2017 April 22, 14:30

Dieselpunk. What is it? Let's talk the artists, authors, and movie makers of Dieselpunk.

Rivets & Robots Sean Hillman 2017 April 22, 16:00
Diversity in Fantasy

Ethnic Diversity is an ever growing field in Fantasy as authors break through the barriers of whitewashing and address other cultures. How is this affecting the books we read? Come on in and let's...

Swords & Sorcery Milton Davis, Jana Oliver 2017 April 22, 11:30
Diversity in Writing

Other cultures and ethnicities shouldn't just be after-thoughts. Our panel explores the idea of diversity in writers, readers, and writing itself.

Writers Gerald L. Coleman, Milton Davis, Amy DuBoff, Ellie Raine 2017 April 22, 13:00
Dragon Scales – Embellishment styles

Learn embroidery styles that create beautiful dragon scales perfect for working on a coat or other item.
This is not a beginner's embroidery class. The teacher assumes all students will be...

Workshop Ren Fridenberg 2017 April 21, 17:30
Dresden Files

Big fan of Bob? Bigger fan of the Za Lord? Come chat about what's up in Chicago! About what you ask? Come join us and you'll find out!

Swords & Sorcery Thom Desimone, Chris Lipnickas, Jenna Sellars, Erin DeSimone 2017 April 22, 13:00
Feedback & Leavetakings

Feedback & Leavetakings

Main 2017 April 23, 16:00
Fog of War

We analyze the different approaches to battle-writing in the Wheel between Jordan and Sanderson. Whichever one you like best, if you love battles this panel is for you!

World of the Wheel Michael Livingston, Alan Romanczuk, Thom Desimone, Theresa Gray 2017 April 22, 11:30
Forge Your Hammer

Group therapy to help you overcome your Perrin trauma! Skip Perrin chapters on rereads? Dread Crossroads of Twilight? Wonder what caused book lag? Join us and find out!

World of the Wheel Harriet McDougal, Maria Simons, Robby Friedlander, Theresa Gray 2017 April 21, 16:00
Friday Fandom Smackdown

The Friday Fandom Smackdown is back! Well, the Smackdown was so much fun last year we moved it to a new position on the schedule so we can have even more smack! This year pits the mega giants of...

Rivets & Robots Sean Hillman, Danyelle Denham 2017 April 21, 20:30
From Inspiration to Creation

Creativity can be a lot of hard work. Join our artists as they discuss the sources of their inspiration, their creative habits and rituals, and the ancient art of practicing your art.

Art Show Stephan Hickman, Paul Bielaczyc, Ariel Burgess, Billie Pierce, Charles Urbach 2017 April 23, 11:30
Group Therapy with Books

How to cope when your favorite book series is over, is delayed, or the writer is taking FOREVER! One person's view and a host of requests for help!

Swords & Sorcery Tiffany Franklin 2017 April 23, 14:30
Guest of Honor, Chuck Gannon

Come for a reading and Q&A with our Guest of Honor, Chuck Gannon

Writers Charles E. Gannon, Toni Weisskopf 2017 April 22, 11:30