HUNTSVILLE COMIC CON

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


Times Events
FRIDAY the 10th
9:30 AM VIP Guests Advance Entry
10 AM Show Opens
10 AM - 7:45 PM Gaming Room Opens (Open Tables)
12 PM - 1 PM SPACE EXPLORATION PANEL #1 Speaker: Jason Cassibry. The UAH/NASA team is developing the Charger 1 facility for research into pulsed fusion propulsion concepts. Dr. Cassibry will discuss the latest status of these efforts and the next steps forward into the future of space propulsion and exploration.
12 PM - 7:45 PM Wizard Card Gaming Begins - $12 Gaming Drafts all day - provided by The Deep Comics
12 PM - 1 PM Kid's Quick Draw Competition. Kids will enjoy this fun quick drawing competition with prizes for all entrants.
1 PM - 2 PM SPACE EXPLORATION PANEL #2 Speaker: Les Johnson. NASA Advanced Concepts expert and science fiction author Les Johnson will go over several key space exploration concepts. He will discuss what it really takes to make it into interstellar space.
1 PM - 1:45 PM Rise Raptor Show feat. Maximus the Eagle Owl. Learn the hidden secrets of owls from a raptor expert, Curt Cearley and his eagle owl "Maximus." Maximus doesn't say much, but he always steals the show!
2 PM -8 PM Meet Rise Raptor and Maximus the Eagle Owl. Here's your chance to go to the birds... or Maximus the owl, more precisely, located on the third floor. Get a photo and learn about the conservancy of the Rise Raptor organization, Curt Cearley's group dedicated to raptor education.
2 PM - 3 PM Author Marcia Ashford discusses her book "It's All About the Hair", an inspiring illustrated book about surviving cancer.
3 PM - 4 PM SPACE EXPLORATION PANEL #3 Speaker: Niki Werkheiser. Ms. Werkheiser will discuss the latest cutting-edge advanced manufacturing efforts in space. Her talk will reveal how 3D printing and other techniques will revolutionize space construction, and supply management.
3 PM - 4 PM David Nuttall of Artimaps will demonstrate his Human Terrain series of temporary fictional maps drawn directly on skin. The demonstrations will last about one hour and will show how the fictional maps are created by adapting the features to the natural terrain of the body. These maps are often very personal to the customer as they can incorporate scars and stories form their life. Sessions are available for your very own map drawing session and start at $200. Check out David’s work and see the demonstrations in Studio 308 (3rd floor).
4 PM - 5 PM The Walking Dead's "Bicycle Girl" Zombie, Melissa Cowan's Q & A Panel
5 PM - 6 PM SPACE EXPLORATION PANEL #4 Speaker: Rob Adams. Rob will discuss the PuFF Propulsion Concept. PuFF is short for “Pulsed Fission-Fusion” – a propulsion system that triggers miniature fission explosions to boost a fusion reaction. He will discuss how it can revolutionize travel within the solar system.
6 PM - 7:45 PM SPACE EXPLORATION PANEL #5 presents Foot Pound Force hosting the "Rock and Roll Rocket Scientists" CONCERT and Talk Panel. In what may be the smartest, oddest con panel ever, scientist musicians will sing and tell stories about the intersection of science and music. Enjoy this musical celebration ending our Space Exploration Friday track with some filking! Come find out what it's all about.
Friday 6 PM Cosplay Contest Contestants Check-In
Friday 7 PM Adult Quick Draw Competition: Sit. Draw. Win Prizes. What could be better?
Friday 8 PM COSPLAY CONTEST, Hosted by The Walking Dead's Chris Burns
SATURDAY the 11th
Saturday 9:30 AM VIP Guests Advance Entry
Saturday 10 AM Show Opens
Saturday 10 AM Gaming Room Opens (Open Tables)
Saturday 10 AM - 8 PM Meet Rise Raptor and Maximus the Eagle Owl
Saturday 11 AM - 2 PM “Advanced Manufacturing for Cosplay” Workshop by Rob Adams of Mindgear Labs. Ever wondered how to make 3D printing and laser cutters work for Cosplay? Join Rob to see how it works as he demonstrates the machines and techniques you need to succeed.
Saturday 12 PM - 12:45 PM Rise Raptor Show feat. Maximus the Eagle Owl. Learn the hidden secrets of owls from a raptor expert, Curt Cearley and his eagle owl "Maximus." Maximus doesn't say much, but he always steals the show!
Saturday 12 PM - 7:45 PM Wizard Gaming Standard Contest Begins also $12 Gaming Drafts all day - - provided by The Deep Comics
Saturday 12 PM - 1 PM Kid's Quick Draw Competition: Kids will enjoy this fun quick drawing competition with prizes for all entrants.
Saturday 1 PM “Being a Walker” – Walking Dead Panel feat. Melissa Cowan and Chris Burns, Hosted by Miracole Burns. Learn what it's like to be a zombie on the Walking Dead from the people who've been there! Get some insider stories and a chance to ask your questions.
Saturday 2 PM - 3 PM Building a Spacecraft Simulator – Paratus Universe. Come hear from Paratus creator Rob Adams and his team of 15 spacecraft designers, artists, programmers, and filmmakers who are building an immersive, interactive spacecraft simulator. Come hear what they are developing and give your opinions on how they can maximize the fun!
Saturday 2 PM - 3 PM Radio Drama Premiere - "Space Cruises and Planet Tours" is a radio theater sci-fi dramedy conceived, written, and produced by Tom Hand and Sharon Singletary with the support of Beth Norwood and WLRH's Arts Underground. Join us for a panel discussion with the writers, actors, and Beth Norwood in person. Listen to a scene from the first episode!
Saturday 3 PM Author Wayne Olson, an expert on Customer Relations, will discuss his most recent book, "The Disney Difference, The Complete Guide to Adding Disney-Like Magic to Your Corporation or Organization." Wayne will also give advice on traditional publishing and self-publishing for aspiring authors.
Saturday 3 PM - 4 PM David Nuttall of Artimaps will demonstrate his Human Terrain series of temporary fictional maps drawn directly on skin. The demonstrations will last about one hour and will show how the fictional maps are created by adapting the features to the natural terrain of the body. These maps are often very personal to the customer as they can incorporate scars and stories form their life. Sessions are available for your very own map drawing session and start at $200. Check out David’s work and see the demonstrations in Studio 308 (3rd floor).
Saturday 5 PM Cosplay and Makeup Expert Miracole Burns Workshop and Q & A. Hear fun and informative stories from the front lines of Cosplay and learn some of Miracole's costuming tips and tricks.
Saturday 6 PM Adult Quick Draw Competition: Sit. Draw. Win Prizes. What could be better?
Saturday 8 PM Sailor Moon Concert by Jennifer Cihi followed by Foot Pound Force