All prospective panelists must submit their panel or workshop idea(s) to Dream Con by completing the Panel Application form. All Prospective panelists must submit an application for each panel or workshop they would like to host.
Panel applications will be reviewed by the Programming Department. Prospective panelists will receive an email notifying the applicant if their panel/workshop has been accepted, rejected, or waitlisted. Panel applications close on April 29th, 2022 at 10:59 pm Central Time. We will not accept any panel submission after this date.
Note: DO NOT buy a membership badge before your panel is reviewed and approved! Panelists will not receive a refund.
Panel Submission Open
Wednesday, December 1st, 2021
Panel Submission Close
Friday, April 29th, 2022
Schedule Change Request Close
Thursday, June 1st, 2022
Prospective panelists may submit up to 3 panel/workshop applications; however, Dream Con does not guarantee that all of the panels will be accepted.Accepted panel groups will receive up to 1 comp membership badge and 2 50% discounted membership badges.
During the convention, panelists and assistants are expected to arrive 10 minutes early to their panel room. Panelists must check-in with the room managers and volunteers to ensure proper setup. Panels must wrap-up 5 minutes before the scheduled end time to ensure a proper transition from one panel to the next.
All panel rooms are equipped with the following:
These submissions will NOT be considered:
Panels that include any adult material will be tagged as an 18+ panel. All panelists hosting an 18+ event must be 18 years of age or older by the day of the convention.
Please Note: 18+ panels are restricted to adults only! Those without a proper government-issued ID cannot enter the panel room. There are NO EXCEPTIONS!
Examples of 18+ Content:
*Panelists are liable for all damages sustained during their panel(s). “No Shows” or late cancellations will impact future considerations for panel submissions. For more information or other questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org