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STEM

Noon | Location: Event Center Portico

Pioneer Library System Mobile Maker Lab

Come learn about the maker services that Pioneer Library System offers! Demos of the machines will be going throughout the day. Attendees will receive a laser cut bookmark.

Moderator: Pioneer Library System

Panelists: Pioneer Library System

Tracks: Maker, STEM, Meetup

10:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma G

Essential Sci-Fi Television

This panel explores the iconic series, groundbreaking stories, and visionary filmography that have captivated audiences and left an indelible mark on the sci-fi landscape. What is your favorite and why?

Moderator: Aaron Bossig

Panelists: Aaron Bossig, Kent Cordray, Magician Michael Corley, Mrs. Babb, Tracy S. Morris

Tracks: Film & TV, Pop Culture & Entertainment, Science Fiction, STEM

10:00 AM | Location: Sooner B

Okie Space Planetarium

Get ready for summer stargazing with a visit to the Okie Space Planetarium. It's a portable planetarium showing a special presentation just for Soonercon guests, detailing the summer constellations and upcoming astronomical events. All ages welcome. Shows are 15 minutes long and space is limited to 15 people at a time in the planetarium. (3 hours)

Moderator: Okie Space Queen

Panelists: Okie Space Queen

Tracks: Kids, STEM

01:00 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Crimson Meeting Room

3D Printing for Beginners

Getting Started: How close we are to replicators! 3D printing is bleeding-edge tech. Experienced printers talk tech about 3D-printing technologies for general consumers. What's out there now, and what's on the immediate horizon?

Moderator: Collin Salmonowicz

Panelists: Collin Salmonowicz, Joshua Caudill, M.A., Tim Chessmore

Tracks: General Interest, Maker, STEM

10:00 AM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Crimson Meeting Room

3D Printing for Cosplay

With 3D printing on the rise, many cosplayers are incorporating it into their process. But how? Is it as simple as downloading files and finding a 3D printer? What's the difference between paying a print shop and finding a makerspace?

Moderator: Collin Salmonowicz

Panelists: Collin Salmonowicz, Divine Creations Cosplay - Allison, Divine Creations Cosplay - Marlie, SkylineStars, Stellae Cosplay

Tracks: Cosplay, Costuming & Fashion, Maker, STEM

11:00 AM | Location: Sooner A

Stop Calling Everything "AI"

Our panelists knock Artificial Intelligence from its buzzword throne. Lights that automatically turn on when it is dark, AI! Actually that's just a basic photoelectric sensor. Dryers that stop when clothes are dry, AI! Basic moisture sensor. So what then is AI, and how did it become the way to describe Life, the Universe, and Everything?

Moderator: Caleb Haldane

Panelists: Caleb Haldane, Daniel Erickson, David Rike, Jeff Provine, Tim Chessmore

Tracks: Culture & World Affairs, STEM