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 1:00 p.m. | Location: Boomer A

3D Printer Demo

Panelist Richard Morgan presents a general overview on 3D printing, showcasing printed models.

Panelists:

Tracks: Maker, STEM

Tags: Demo

Friday, June 7, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma B1

Robotics Demo with Moore HS

Members of Moore High School's robotics team share highlights from their season, demo some of their favorite bots, and share how kids can get started in the robotmaker world for competition and play.

Panelists: Jessica Weaver, Colby Weaver, Moore High School Robotics Team

Tracks: Maker, STEM

Tags: Demo

Friday, June 7, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma A3

Bernina OKC Makeshop: Super Fabulous Drawstring Bag

Come and make a multipurpose drawstring bag. It can hold anything from dice to cards to the shrunken heads of your enemies. See the BERNINA display in the Exhibitors Hall for examples. A kit with all the supplies needed is provided. The class is for beginner sewists. Limit 15 participants. (2 hours)

Panelists: Bernina OKC, Rachel Couch

Tracks: Costuming & Fashion, Cosplay, Maker

Tags: Workshop

Friday, June 7, 2019 5:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma A2

Stuffed Animal Make & Take

Kids and adults decorate, stuff, and finish fun stuffed animals. You take your new friend with you! Ages 6+. Children should be accompanied by parent. Scissors and needles will be used at participants' own risk, instructor supervision provided. (Two 30-minute sessions. Limit 11 participants per session. $15 materials fee.)

Panelists: Brenna Deutchman

Tracks: Art, Maker

Tags: Workshop

Friday, June 7, 2019 7:00 p.m. | Location: Hotel Suite (look for location on the signage boards)

Vintage Clothing Exhibit

SoonerCon attendees are invited to join costumer and historic clothing collector Ms. Kathleen M. O'Brien in her parlor for a viewing of 18th to 20th century vintage garments. Questions welcome! (2 hours, come-and-go viewings)

Panelists: Kathleen M. O'Brien

Tracks: Costuming & Fashion, History, Maker, Cosplay

Tags: Exhibit

Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 a.m. | Location: Oklahoma A3

Bernina OKC Makeshop: Super Handy Zipper Bag

Come and make a small zipper bag. There will be 2 different possible configurations. One is a flat zipper pouch, which is excellent for carrying pencils, chopsticks, and magic wands. The other is a boxed zipper pouch with side handle, best suited for snacks, miniatures, or protecting your favorite crystal ball. See the BERNINA display in the exhibitor hall for examples. A kit with all the supplies needed is provided. The class is forbeginner sewists. Limit 15 participants. (2 hours)

Panelists: Bernina OKC, Rachel Couch

Tracks: Costuming & Fashion, Cosplay, Maker

Tags: Workshop

Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:30 a.m. | Location: Hotel Suite (look for location on the signage boards)

Vintage Clothing Exhibit

SoonerCon attendees are invited to join costumer and historic clothing collector Ms. Kathleen M. O'Brien in her parlor for a viewing of 18th to 20th century vintage garments. Questions welcome! (2 hours, come-and-go viewings)

Panelists: Kathleen M. O'Brien

Tracks: Costuming & Fashion, History, Maker, Cosplay

Tags: Exhibit

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

Craft Isn't a Four-Letter Word

There is nothing wrong with being crafty! We will discuss separating hobby crafts from fine crafting, as well as making the leap from amateur to professional. Come defend your passion! A non-judgement zone for crafters and creators.

Panelists: Peri Charlifu, Tim Chessmore, Chelsea Haldane, Rubiee Tallyn Hayes, Heather Johnson

Tracks: Art, Maker

Tags: Panel

Saturday, June 8, 2019 Noon | Location: Oklahoma A1

Polymer Clay Make & Take: Fairy Door Pendant

Participants will create their own miniature polymer clay fairy door pendant. After the workshop, the items will be baked and returned within two hours (pick up in the Art Show room). All tools and materials provided, including a handout for later reference. This workshop is geared for adults and teens. $10 materials fee, which include a handout reviewing the workshop and including tips on variations. Limit 12 participants. (2 hours)

Panelists: Mitzi Bartlett

Tracks: Art, Maker

Tags: Workshop

Saturday, June 8, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: Boomer A

Droid Building 101 with OKC R2-D2 and Others!

Everyone's favorite astromech droid shows off his secrets and makers share progress on their latest droid projects.

Panelists: James Dock, Paul Barrett, K-9, OKC R2-D2

Tracks: Maker, STEM, Pop Culture & Entertainment

Tags: Panel

Saturday, June 8, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma A3

Bernina OKC Makeshop: Super Fabulous Drawstring Bag

Come and make a multipurpose drawstring bag. It can hold anything from dice to cards to the shrunken heads of your enemies. See the BERNINA display in the Exhibitors Hall for examples. A kit with all the supplies needed is provided. The class is for beginner sewists. Limit 15 participants. (2 hours)

Panelists: Bernina OKC, Rachel Couch

Tracks: Costuming & Fashion, Cosplay, Maker

Tags: Workshop

Saturday, June 8, 2019 4:30 p.m. | Location: Hotel Suite (look for location on the signage boards)

Vintage Clothing Exhibit

SoonerCon attendees are invited to join costumer and historic clothing collector Ms. Kathleen M. O'Brien in her parlor for a viewing of 18th to 20th century vintage garments. Questions welcome! (2 hours, come-and-go viewings)

Panelists: Kathleen M. O'Brien

Tracks: Costuming & Fashion, History, Maker, Cosplay

Tags: Exhibit

Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma B2

Padawan Training

Lightsaber skills practice for kids, guided by master Jedis.

Panelists: Mrs. Fae, Robert Mullens, Raiva

Tracks: Kids, Maker, Fandoms

Tags: Kids Activity

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

Ladies of the Legion

A presentation and info session by women from the official Star Wars clubs (501st, Rebel Legion, and Mandalorian Mercenaries) offering how-tos and starter guide information for costumers planning and building a Star Wars costume specifically designed for women’s bodies and forms.

Panelists: Carousel Costumes, Stephanie Aungst, Denise McKay

Tracks: Cosplay, Costuming & Fashion, Maker

Tags: Panel

Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Boomer A

3D Printer Demo

Panelists present a general overview on 3D printing, showcasing printed models. We'll demonstrate how to use 3D printing software and print several models.

Panelists: Pete Dixon

Tracks: Maker, STEM

Tags: Demo

Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Boomer B

Upcycling Props

Ever wonder how cosplayers and sewists make fabric, ribbon, and mundane items into beautiful accents for garments? We show you how to upcycle those household items & thrift-store finds into first-rate props for your completed costuming look.

Panelists: Sherri Dean, Dara Fogel, Ph.D., Kathleen M. O'Brien, Prince Blackheart, Sissy Space

Tracks: Cosplay, Costuming & Fashion, Maker

Tags: Panel

Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma B1

Make Your Own Lightsaber

Kids make & take. Use the Force (or some duct tape) to make your own foam lightsaber, then head off to Padawan training! (Supplies provided.)

Panelists: Heroic Inner Kids

Tracks: Kids, Cosplay, Maker

Tags: Kids, Make and Take

Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma A2

Spinning Wheel Tutorial

Okay, so how does wool become yarn, and what all can you make from it? Join fiber-arts experts for this interactive demonstration and resource share for beginners on using a spinning wheel. Limit 11 participants.

Panelists: Chelsea Haldane, Guthrie Art Center Spinners

Tracks: Maker, Art

Tags: Workshop

Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma A3

Bernina OKC Makeshop: Super Handy Zipper Bag

Come and make a small zipper bag. There will be 2 different possible configurations. One is a flat zipper pouch, which is excellent for carrying pencils, chopsticks, and magic wands. The other is a boxed zipper pouch with side handle, best suited for snacks, miniatures, or protecting your favorite crystal ball. See the BERNINA display in the exhibitor hall for examples. A kit with all the supplies needed is provided. The class is forbeginner sewists. Limit 15 participants. (2 hours)

Panelists: Bernina OKC, Rachel Couch

Tracks: Costuming & Fashion, Cosplay, Maker

Tags: Workshop

Sunday, June 9, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma A1

DIY Armature for Clay Sculpting

Scupltor and painter Harold Neal demonstrates his unique method for low-cost armature builds to make your clay creations come to life! Supplies provided, limit 15 participants.

Panelists: Harold Neal

Tracks: Art, Maker

Tags: Workshop

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