We will be running a small selection of live streamed panels and events at Con-G:Geeks@Home 2023! Most events are live streaming on our Twitch, with some happening on our Discord server or on our dealer’s social media. The live streamed events are available on to our YouTube channel. You can check out most of our content from 2021 and 2022 on the Youtube Channel.

If you missed our event live, we have some of the events that were recorded and you can find them on our YouTube or below in the links for the events.

2023 content coming soon!

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 In the meantime, see what we did in 2022! SCHEDULE HERE

FRIDAY

Welcome to Geeks@Home 2022 – Friday at 6:30 pm EST
Let’s get this weekend party started!! Introductions to the staff members, thank you’s and shout outs to all of our fabulous volunteers, panelists, sponsors and dealers as well as information about everything going on over the weekend. – Cheers!

Fandom Music Video Contest and Showcase – Friday at 7:00 pm EST
Join us to watch some really cool FMV’s (Fandom Music Videos) that have been submitted to our contest and showcase. Turn up the volume!

Super Hero Burnout– Friday at 8:00 pm EST
Superhero movies – Too many? Or not enough? Do you crave more heroes or do you crave an original story? Can’t wait for the next big movie or tv cross-over event or are you more excited to do your dishes? Hosted by Ange and Dave, which may cause this panel to go over PG-13

Kon’s Trivia Challenge – NAME THAT TUNE – Friday at 9:00 pm EST
Kon’s been really missing a good old Name that Tune contest at conventions, so guess what we’re doing one here! Name that Toon Tune – so not just anime, but animated cartoons as well. From easy to hard questions, it will be lots of fun. *interactive through Twitch and the Kahoot.it*

Karaoke Night at Kon’s – Friday at 10:00 pm EST
Let’s sing and be silly. Join us on the Discord Server and belt out some geeky tunes and just some really good karaoke ones!

Tales of the Conventions – Friday at 11:00 pm EST
A bit of a twist on your regular con horror stories panel. There are so many more stories from conventions past that are worth telling than just the horror ones. Grab a drink, pull up a chair and join us on our Discord Server, who knows how long we’ll go!

SATURDAY

Cosplay with Wigs (Arda Wigs Canada) **PRERECORDED** – Saturday at 10:00 am EST
We go over the basics of wigs: wig types, tools you’ll need, how to store wigs, how to put them on, and basic cutting techniques. Learn how to use heat to curl, straighten, and spike synthetic wigs! All temperatures discussed are in Celsius (C). Please note there are several methods of styling wigs and these are just some of our recommended, beginner-friendly methods. Think your wig is beyond saving? Think again! Learn the secret to reviving even the most terrifying wig disasters, as well as prevention tips to keep your Arda wigs in tip-top condition. We go over some more advanced techniques. Weftsventilatingdyeing roots, splicing wigsdyeing wigs, and using armatures.

The Wild World of Self Publishing – Saturday at 11:00 am EST
Big publishers are terrifying but everyone says you shouldn’t self publish. What happened to indie publishers and is it really so bad to put your work out there yourself? Join Ange and Nikki as they walk you through self publishing and editing. Hosted by Ange and Nikki.

Developing A Cosplay – Saturday at 12:00 pm (noon) EST
Come join us for a casual chat about cosplay! Our panel of different styles of cosplayers will go through each of their own processes when starting out making a new costume. Questions welcome! Hosted by CaptainPira, Kia’Arra, Slothcore Cosplay, Chibi Lenne, Ragz Cosplay, DarttheDenseBoy Cosplay. 

There’s An Indie For That – Saturday at 1:00 pm EST
Returning to the Con-G virtual space again with another pack of indie video games to talk about, Dan the Video Ninja brings you another ‘There’s An Indie For That’ panel that will discuss some hidden gems of the indie video gaming circuit you may or may not have heard about. Last year we talked about indie game alternatives to big AAA franchises, and it was a hit! This year, we’re going a bit more old school and having a look at some indie alternatives to some older, more beloved titles like Contra, Goldeneye, Gauntlet and even Minesweeper! Get ready to discover a whole new batch of indie games inspired by classic favorites of the medium! For all your favorite video games of the past, there’s an indie for that! Hosted by Dan the Video Ninja.

Good Things to Watch in Lockdown..2….3? OMG – Saturday at 2:00 pm EST
Come for a discussion on great shows, movies and videos that were discovered or re-discovered during lockdown 1. 2 or even 3?!? in 2020, 2021 and now going into 2022. Might be good to have some suggestions of fun stuff to watch, just in case. (This line was written in 2021 for that years panel….g*d I hope not!)

Frantic Fanfiction! – Saturday at 3:00 pm EST
Frantic Fanfic! The Fanfic Game! Frankenstein some fics together then read ’em aloud! Hilarious and free to play! Host by one of the creators herself Zeekayart. Play along and read out your story live if you join our Discord. Even if you miss the panel, go play it NOW! 

Now THIS is podcasting! – Saturday at 4:00 pm EST
Whether it’s an audio drama or a heated debate with friends about which waifu is best, we’ll cover how to start a podcast including setup, recording, editing, guests, releases and more (with tips that could help YouTubers or Twitch streamers too). Hosted by Nicholas.

Setting up Cosplay Photoshoots – Saturday at 5:00 pm EST
There is a lot more to think about when getting great cosplay photos than just a great costume. Come learn about posing, composition and setting the scene to make your costume really shine! Hosted by Elemental and Vera a’Lossien.

Workout with Coach Spartan Spider**PRERECORDED**  Saturday at 6:00 pm EST
We all get a lot of exercise at a normal convention with walking around to see everything, and exercise can make you feel better. So to make sure everyone gets some exercise, the Spartan Spider has graciously made us a exercise video you can do from home using stuff in your home. The workout is just over 30 minutes plus a 15 minute stretch (but don’t feel like you have to do it all at once – take breaks if you need to!) Thank you Coach Spartan Spider for running this awesome event!

Masquerade – Saturday at 7:00 pm EST
The digital stage is set, sit back and enjoy some amazing costumes and great skits. We have some truly fabulous entries this year.

Kon’s Trivia Challenge – RANDOM FANDOM –  Saturday at 8:00 pm EST
Kon’s has watched far too much of everything this year. Are you ready for a challenge? Test your Anime, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Cartoons knowledge. Can you be the crowned queen or king of the geeks. Play along on your phone and computer! *interactive through Twitch and the Kahoot.it*

Tales of the Conventions – Saturday at 9:00 pm EST
A bit of a twist on your regular con horror stories panel. There are so many more stories from conventions past that are worth telling than just the horror ones. Grab a drink, pull up a chair and join us on our Discord Server, who knows how long we’ll go!

Tales of the Conventions Goes Virtual – Saturday at 10:00 pm EST
Ready for some silly convention type shenanigan’s? We’re diving into virtual reality with VRChat and exploring a bunch of worlds. Check out our discord for information how to join the silliness. **This may be streamed to Twitch**

SUNDAY

Saturday Morning Cartoons on a Sunday! – Sunday at 10:00 am EST
Do you miss watching cartoons and anime in a crowded room while you chat with your friends? We do! (bonus it comes with a mute button when you just want to enjoy the show) ***Requires a Chrome browser with the extension Youtube with Friends *** Hosted by Lindsay through our Discord Server.

EVA Foam and Foam Clay**PRERECORDED** Sunday at 10:00 am EST
Interested in EVA Foam crafting but not sure where to start? Do you know a thing or two but interested in picking up some new tips? Making a patterntransferring pattern to foamcuttinggluingheat formingsanding and dremellingfilling seamsheat sealing, priming, painting, and finishing. Whether you’re hearing about Foam Clay for the first time, or are a seasoned sculptor looking to pick up some new tips, this panel is sure to have something for you! Tools and storageworking timedrying timeflexibilityusing heatsanding, priming, painting and dyeing, ,adhesion, castingusing armatures, and prosthetics. 

Cancelled Video Games – Sunday at 11:00 am EST
Not all video games in development are released.  Some of them are cancelled during development.  This panel discusses cancelled video games, why they are cancelled, and a look at some of the games that could have been. Hosted by Simcha.

The Basics of Vtubing! – Sunday at 12:00 pm (noon) EST
Join Toronto’s greatest super villain and evil genius as he talks about the basics of becoming a Virtual YouTuber, or Vtuber! Hosted by Doctor Terawatt.

Why are Neurodivergents Drawn to Fandom – Sunday at 1:00 pm EST
Fascination with fantasy worlds.  Endless trivia knowledge. Intense creativity. These characteristics describe both geeks but also some people with various atypical DSM-IV conditions.  What are the ‘superpowers’ of neurodivergent fans that make them the perfect fit for genre interests, and
how are they portrayed in the media? Hosted by Stephanie and Matt. 

Drawing with Lar – Sunday at 2:00 pm EST
Come join the amazingly talented web artist Lar DeSouza, as he answers some questions does some rapid fire drawings from suggestions. A great way to spend a little of your Sunday afternoon.

Designing Gaming with Accessibility in Mind – Sunday at 3:00 pm EST
In this accessibility post-mortem of the recently released adventure game The Big Con, Tabby will discuss how her background in science communication and education shaped her approach to user experience design. Presentation is prerecorded, with a live question/discussion period after. Hosted by Tabby of Skybound Games.

Stretching Out with Coach Spartan Spider**PRERECORDED**  Sunday at 3:30 pm EST
The Spartan Spider has graciously made us a stretching out video to do after our exercise video or just when you need a good stretch out that you can do from your home. The workout is just under 10 minutes. Thank you Coach Spartan Spider for running this awesome event!

Kon’s Mystery Hunt –  Sunday at 4:00 pm EST
Let us show you where we hid all the clues on our social media platforms and how you had to use your detective skills over the weekend to uncover who stole Thor’s Pokemon. Hosted by Teri.

Closing Ceremonies (aka Cake Panel) –  Sunday at 4:30 pm EST
Thank you’s from and to the staff members, thank you’s and shout outs to all of our fabulous volunteers, panelists, sponsors and dealers. Feedback is welcome! PS the cake is 50/50% a lie, if you want cake – here’s a good recipe for Mug Cake – Cheers!