All prospective panelists must submit their panel or workshop event(s) online to be considered for Dream Con 2020 programming schedule. Prospective panelists must submit an application for each panel or workshop they would like to host. Dream Con only accepts panel submissions from individuals age 16 and older.
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 February 10th, 2020 at 10:59 pm Central Time. We will not accept any panel submissions 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
Friday, September 13th, 2019
Panel Submission Close
Monday, February 10th, 2020
Schedule Change Request Close
Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
Prospective panelists may submit up to 3 panels/workshops 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 1 50% discounted membership badge.
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:
The Programming Office is located on the lower level in Lone Star room 105. You may reach out to our Programming team for any issues or concerns you may have during the convention. Below are the operating hours of the Programming Office.
Friday, June 5, 2019
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, June 6, 2019
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday, June 7, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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