Panels

PANELS SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Please give us time to work out any schedule changes due to the postponement of the event to our new fall date.

FRIDAY PANELS

Details coming soon 

11:30 am – TBA
Presenter: TBA
Location: Panel Room 103

11:30 am – TBA
Presenter: TBA
Location: Panel Room 104

12:30 pm – Panel
Presenter: TBA
Location: Panel Room 103

2 pm – Orbs: Fact or Fiction?
Presenter: Paranormal Investigators of North Dakota
Location: Panel Room 103
Dust, insect or energy – you decide!

3:30 pm – Author Q&A
Presenter: TBA
Location: Panel Room 103
Come ready for a great panel discussion featuring this year’s iMagicon Authors! 

5 pm – Panel
Presenter: TBA
Location: Panel Room 103

SATURDAY PANELS

11:30 am – Hauntings
Presenter: Paranormal Investigators of North Dakota
Location: Panel Room 103
Residual vs Intelligent and what are the differences?

11:30 am – TBA
Presenter: TBA
Location: Panel Room 104

1 pm – Building Characters for Role Playing, LARPing, and Cosplay
Presenter: Selena Inali Raynelif Drake
Location: Panel Room 103
​Coming up with a character is easy. Developing that character into a living, breathing, vital aspect to a story is another monster entirely. In this presentation, you’ll learn a unique approach to creating a character for story telling, role-playing, LARPing, and cosplaying. All from scratch.

2-4 pm – Coolwaters Game Show
Featuring Derek Maki, Doug Jones and Star Trek Discovery guests
Location: Superhero Stage
The popular convention game show comes to Minot! Join host Derek Maki (the president of Coolwaters Productions LLC – the folks who represent the “Star Trek Discovery” convention guests) as he invites several audience members to join the special celebrity guests on stage for a full 2-hour fun-filled game show that combines popular games trivia pursuit, who’s telling the truth and Pictionary! Play along with the celebs (celebrity participation may vary) and win cool prices like signed photos from Coolwaters clients who are not attending this year’s convention! Learn all about the celebrities who are playing along. Fun for everyone whether you just watch or if you get pulled up on stage!

4 pm – The Business of Writing
Presenter: William Heinzen
Location: Panel Room 103
Writing is an art form. Publishing is a business. If you have ever wanted to publish a book, author William Heinzen discusses how to merge the artistic process of writing with the professional process of publishing. He will discuss lessons he learned while getting published and share tips for aspiring authors. William is the author of the novels “Warrior of Light” and “City of Darkness”.

4:30 pm – Furry Fandom Q&A
Presenter: Panel Discussion
Location: Panel Room 104
An introduction of the furry fandom. We’ll introduce ourselves about who we are and what we do in the furry fandom. Then we’ll take in questions. Like becoming a furry, having a fursuit, going to a furry convention, & more.

SUNDAY PANELS

11:30 am – Smudging/Clearing/Protection
Presenter: Paranormal Investigators of North Dakota
Location: Panel Room 103
How to protect yourself, family, home or business. What to use, how to do it & more.

11:30 am – TBA
Presenter: TBA
Location: Panel Room 104

​1 pm – Keeping It Epic
Presenter: William Heinzen
Location: Panel Room 103
Epic fantasy author William Heinzen discusses the key works of epic fantasy that have allowed the genre to evolve over time. He discusses trends from classics like “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Sword of Shannara” to current successes such as “The Wheel of Time”, “Game of Thrones”, and “Harry Potter”. William is the author of the novels “Warrior of Light” and “City of Darkness”.

2 pm – Star Trek Discovery Q&A
Location: Superhero Stage
Join “Commander Saru” and his bridge crew; “Lt. Gen Rhys”, “Lt. R.A. Bryce”, “Lt. Nilsson” and “Airiam” to learn all about what its like aboard the starship DISCOVERY! Actors Doug Jones, Patrick Kwok-Choon, Ronnie Rowe Jr, Sara Mitich and Hannah Cheesman share in-depth stories about the filming of CBS’ “Star Trek Discovery”. Get  some behind the scenes stories as well as get to ask the crew your questions! Watch “Star Trek Discovery” on CBS All-Access and be fully prepared to chat with the cast!

​4 pm – TBA
Presenter: TBA
Location: Panel Room 103 

4:30 pm -TBA
Presenter: TBA
Location: Panel Room 104