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Amber Hanneken

Amber Hanneken is a marketing and communications leader with over 15 years of experience launching products and improving brand messaging for successful technology companies. With a background in newspaper journalism, she uses her writing prowess to develop effective audience-based messaging for web, print, email, and social media. Amber currently works for the Streamlabs team at Logitech. Streamlabs offers all-in-one platforms for live streamers and content creators to engage with viewers, monetize their broadcasts, and grow their channels. 

In her spare time, Amber serves on the Children’s Miracle Network Corporate Partners Board for Children’s Hospital Foundation. There, she leads Extra Life, a program that unites gamers to raise funds for CMN hospitals. Her Extra Life has raised nearly $75,000 so far. She also serves as Director of Marketing for Soonercon, a nonprofit convention promoting arts, literature, and the sciences through the lens of pop culture. Her hobbies include miniature painting, Dungeons and Dragons, video games, curling up to a good anime or animated film, and cat cuddling.

09:00 PM | Location: Boomer A 18+

AITA: Fantasy Character Edition

Panelists share an AITA-style story from the perspective of a famous fantasy character. Audience members guess which character the story is about and decide whether they're deemed an A-hole or not. Grab your thinking caps and get ready to play a game filled with plenty of laughs. (18+ Adult evening programming.)

Moderator: Amber Hanneken

Panelists: Amber Hanneken, Matt Cavanaugh, Caleb Haldane, Sally Hamilton, Lollalotus

Tracks: Fantasy, Writing & Publishing, Pop Culture & Entertainment, Contest, General Interest

01:00 PM | Location: Boomer A

From Gaming to IRL Storytelling: A Q&A with Halite

Ada, Oklahoma native Halite has taken the internet by storm with his engaging IRL storytelling and infectious enthusiasm. Join us for a fun and insightful Q&A session as we delve into Halite's creative journey. From building a fan community, to content creation must-dos, to living your passions authentically online, Halite's got us covered.

Moderator: Amber Hanneken

Panelists: Amber Hanneken, Halite

Tracks: Internet Life, Business & Marketing, Pop Culture & Entertainment

Midnight | Location: Boomer A 18+

Hazbin Hotel & Helluva Boss Sing-along

Eat your heart out, Rodgers and Hammerstein – no really, this is Cannibal Town! Sing your favorite songs along with Hell's quirkiest characters. (18+ Adult evening programming.)

Moderator: Sentinelbait

Panelists: TattedSith Cosplay, Amber Hanneken, Sentinelbait, PrincessPineapple

Tracks: Fantasy, Film & TV, Music