Internet Life

5:00 PM | Location: Sooner A

Gaming Computers: Building and Buying Tips

Local tech experts discuss what to consider when acquiring a gaming computer, and how to get your hands on one—despite parts shortages.

Moderator: Caleb Haldane

Panelists: Caleb Haldane, Phillip Grimes, David J. Pedersen, RedDirt3D

Tracks: Gaming, STEM, Internet Life

3:00 PM | Location: Sooner B

Is Your Social Media Managing You?

Finding work/life balance and managing your social media presence is a challenge for many in 2022, especially content creators. Panelists share strategies for social-media self-care while maintaining connections with audiences, plus time-saving tips for boosting your social media presence.

Moderator: Caleb Masters

Panelists: Caleb Masters, Fae Mullens, Jan S. Gephardt, Tracy S. Morris

Tracks: Internet Life, Business & Marketing

5:00 PM | Location: Boomer B

Art Imitating Life, Imitating…

Since the earliest times, we have experienced the world and shared that experience by creating works of art. New ideas emerge from creative expression. Examine this symbiotic journey, as how art eventually becomes reality and vice versa.

Moderator: Jan S. Gephardt

Panelists: Jan S. Gephardt, Daniel Erickson, Dara Fogel, PhD, Chaz Kemp, Tracy S. Morris, Steven E. Wedel

Tracks: Art, Anime, Cosplay, Film & TV, Internet Life, Pop Culture & Entertainment, Writing & Publishing

3:00 PM | Location: Boomer A

Fan Art vs. Original Art

While fan art is intended as a tribute to the original work, some creators and collectors are concerned. It’s use of an artists' intellectual property by someone else—particularly when put out for sale. Where does homage end and plagiarism begin?

Moderator: Chaz Kemp

Panelists: Chaz Kemp, JR Daniels, Brenna Deutchman, Jovial Juggernaut, Harold Neal, Scott Zrubek

Tracks: Internet Life, Writing & Publishing, Cosplay, Gaming, Art, Business & Marketing

3:00 PM | Location: Noble

I Want to Be a Gaming Journalist!

Video-game journalist Michael Mosley talks about how he got into the field, how others can get started, and the ups and downs to expect along the way for eager newcomers to the gaming industry.


Panelists: Michael Mosley

Tracks: Gaming, Business & Marketing, Writing & Publishing, Internet Life

3:00 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Bedlam 2 Boardroom

Intro to AMVs

An introduction to Anime Music Videos (AMVs). What are they, how to make them, and tips for competing in convention AMV contests. (1 hour) Limit 14 participants.

Moderator: Clinton Girkin

Panelists: Clinton Girkin

Tracks: Anime, Internet Life

1:00 PM | Location: Sooner B

Live Streaming Tips

Through live streaming anyone can be an entertainer. Our panelists stream a variety of content on a variety of channels. They'll offer up their best tips for setups, getting viewers, keeping the momentum, and avoiding burnout.

Moderator: Amber Hanneken

Panelists: Amber Hanneken, Crazy Red Artist, Lollalotus, Michael Mosley, Stevo the Gutter Nerd

Tracks: Internet Life, Business & Marketing, Gaming, Performing Arts, General Interest

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

1:00 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Crimson Meeting Room

From Corpse Flowers to Corpses: Making Uncovering Oklahoma and Tales Unveiled

Writer, filmmaker, and paranormal podcaster Dennis Spielman and fellow author and podcaster Jeff Provine share the behind-the-scenes process for video and audio storytelling about all things weird, wacky, and whimsical in Oklahoma culture and urban legends.

Moderator: Dennis Spielman

Panelists: Dennis Spielman, Jeff Provine

Tracks: Podcasting, Film & TV, Supernatural & Paranormal, General Interest, Internet Life

2:00 PM | Location: Sooner A

Start Your Own Podcast

You want your own podcast, but where do you start? Learn from established indie podcasters about gear, episode planning, hosting, recording, editing, and building a regular listening audience. Let's begin!

Moderator: Martha Steele

Panelists: Martha Steele, Aaron Bossig, Michael Cross, Caleb Masters, Michael Mosley, Seth Skorkowsky

Tracks: Podcasting, Internet Life, Pop Culture & Entertainment

2:00 PM | Location: Boomer B

The Future of Art In the Digital Age

With point-and-click applications and the ability to download any image in the world, how will art evolve in the future? What are the primary differences between traditional media and digital artwork that collectors are looking for? Can digital art be considered fine art? Award-winning artist guest of honor Elizabeth Leggett shares her thoughts. And she wants to hear from you!

Moderator: Elizabeth Leggett

Panelists: Elizabeth Leggett

Tracks: Internet Life, Art