2020 SOL-CON Schedule

NOTE: This schedule is subject to change. We anticipate that there may be additions to the schedule as we receive travel confirmations and availability updates from our presenters and exhibitors. A finalized schedule will be provided to you closer to the date of the event.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020
THE SÕL-CON Graduate Symposium
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | The Ohio State University | Will Eisner Room | Sullivant Hall 205 | 1813 N High St.

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: Volunteers arrive to set up room and coffee
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Coffee available to exhibitors and the public
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.: Welcome statement
9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Student Panel A
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Student Panel B
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.: Undergraduate Video Games Panel
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Break
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.: Pro Scholars Panel
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Parting remarks

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2020
SÕL-CON EXPO DAY: Comics Workshops for Elementary Schoolers and Undergraduate/Graduate Students
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | The Ohio State University | Hale Hall | 154 W. 12th Ave

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.: Volunteers and workshop leaders arrive
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: Youth arrive on buses (send volunteers to meet at Union)
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Youth Workshops, Session 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: Youth Workshops, Sessions 2.1, 2.2, and 2.3
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Break
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Lunch, film screening, & Creators Talk Back Panel
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Break (Youth head to busses)
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Undergraduate & Graduate Workshops, Session 1.1 & 1.2
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Undergraduate & Graduate Workshops, Session 2.1 & 2.2
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Clean up Hale Hall; head over to Glass Axis; break
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.: Glass Axis | 610 W Town St
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.: SOL-CON Evening Reception for Exhibitors
10:00 p.m. – whenever: SOL-CON Post-Reception Hangout
Exhibitors are free to decide

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2020
SÕL-CON in the Community
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Glass Axis | 610 W Town St

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 am.: Comics Class for Glass Axis Artists & Event Set-Up
1-2 comics creators will lead a workshop for Glass Axis team. While this class is happening, other creators will be arriving to the Glass Axis location to get set up for the expo.
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.:​ SÕL-CON in the Community
Comics expo, glass art classes, gallery viewing, and food available
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.:​ SÕL-CON en la Comunidad
Interpreters will be on site to assist Spanish-speaking families and students who attend the events and expo. These families are welcome to join us earlier in the day, but this two-hour time frame will be when interpreters will be available.