Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman

Joey Rodman is an Oklahoma-based science communicator, traveling around Oklahoma with a portable planetarium showing kids the universe.

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2:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

Summertime Stargazing

Come find out what constellations are up in the summer sky, and when the meteor showers happen. Plus, make and take a distance scale model of the solar system that will fit in your pocket. (Geared toward ages 8-12)

Moderator: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman

Panelists: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman

Tracks: Maker, Kids, STEM

5:00 PM | Location: University C

Game Show: Real or Alternative History?

Two teams of contestants decide if certain "facts" are alternate history or really happened. Audience participation encouraged!

Moderator: Phillip Drayer Duncan

Panelists: Phillip Drayer Duncan, Peri Charlifu, Dr Paisley, vickey malone kennedy, Kimber, Tracy S. Morris, Ted Pennella, Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman, Mel. White

Tracks: History, General Interest, Contest, Gaming

2:30 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

Summertime Stargazing

Come find out what constellations are up in the summer sky, and when the meteor showers happen. Plus, make and take a distance scale model of the solar system that will fit in your pocket. (Geared toward ages 8-12)

Moderator: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman

Panelists: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman

Tracks: STEM, Kids, Maker

11:00 AM | Location: Sooner B

Groupthink, Misinformation, Moral Panics, and More

Survey the behavior of those caught up in societal panics. Examples are the Red Scare, (fictional) child-abuse rings, Satanic panic and D&D, mad gassers, and such. Must a group define itself by defining and condemning an Other, even if the Other ain’t there?

Moderator: Dara Fogel, PhD

Panelists: Dara Fogel, PhD, Dr Paisley, Mark Finn, Pigeon, Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman, A C Smart

Tracks: General Interest, Culture & World Affairs

3:00 PM | Location: Sooner A

Effective Communication in Cyberspace

How you communicate can be just as important as what you are saying. This is especially true in an online setting. Our panelists discuss how to get your point across online without starting flame wars or losing friends.

Moderator: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman

Panelists: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman, Alice-of-Hearts, Tyrell Gephardt, Jovial Juggernaut, A. Lee Martinez, Caleb Masters

Tracks: Culture & World Affairs, Business & Marketing, Internet Life, General Interest