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TwitchCon 2016: Full Schedule, Games, Panels & Guests

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TwitchCon 2016 Schedule

Twitchcon 2016, the biggest event for streamers and gamers, is about to kick off in San Diego, California this weekend. There’s a lot of great streaming news to cover and even more gaming fun to be had at TwitchCon, so make sure that you know the full schedule of events to ensure that you get to watch the best parts.

In addition to gaming and music streams, Twitch has also gathered some of the biggest names in streaming to help teach up-and-coming streamers how to grow their audience and their brand. It’s a great event for those of you interested in live streaming. It’s even a great event for those of you who are just curious about what “streaming” really is.

The event runs from September 30-October 2 and will be available to watch exclusively on Twitch. Check out the full schedule below.


September 30

10:00 A.M.
Streamer Zone – Session #1 (Tokimonster, AnnieFuchsia, Activee)
Broadcaster Content – Tokimonster, AnnieFuchsia, Activee

11:00 A.M.
Charity Gaming Marathons feat. Zeldathon
Panel – SuperMCGamer, GreatScottLP, Shado_Temple, Mojo, kampydk, BushelofChewyGoodness

Voice Acting on Twitch
Panel – GassyMexican, Elspeth, GeorgiaVanC, MargaretKrohn

Streaming Tabletop Games
Panel – FrontlineGaming_TV, TuxedoGiraffe, InControlTV

Protecting Yourself on the Internet (Streamer Edition)
Panel – MaximusRaeke, theCLASSIFIEDcast

12:30 P.M.
!permit: Tips and Tricks for Better Chat
Panel – Ellohime, Morgan Romine, AnnaProsser, Brian McNulty, fancywindow

YOU DIED: Delving into Dark Souls Streaming
Panel – MANvsGAME, LobosJR, Elajjaz, Peeve, DreadedCone, JenDenise

Podcasting on Twitch: How to Grow Your Community
Panel – DJTyrant, KickedTripod, Avacyn, Tristarae

The Creation of Twitch Creative
Panel – MonkeyOnStrike, Bill, GeersArt, Eleine Sun

1:30 P.M.
PianoImproman PRE-SHOW
TwitchCon Live – pianoimproman

Streamer Zone – Session #2 (MoMaNuS, Di3seL, 1cePrime)
Broadcaster Content – MoMaNuS, Di3seL, 1cePrime

2:00 P.M.
Keynote
Panel – Emmett Shear, djWHEAT

3:00 P.M.
INDUSTRY: Twitch 101: How to Work with Broadcasters
Panel – CohhCarnage, Ellohime, IIJERiiCHOII, Swiftor, Aureylian (Twitch), Pokket

Meet & Greet – Session 1
Meet and Greets – trihex, Calebhart42, MYM_ALKAPONE, Hastad, VernNotice, CrReaM, DasValdez, NumotTheNummy, stonedyooda, LuCKyy_and_buttwipe, Cowsep

R8 Showdown (CS:GO)
TwitchCon Live – 2MGoverCsquared, OMGitsfirefoxx, TimTheTatman, imcoty, aplfisher, fuslie

3:30 P.M.
Protecting Yourself on the Internet (Streamer Edition)
Panel – MaximusRaeke, theCLASSIFIEDcast

Tiltify Charity Decathlon – Round 1
Broadcaster Content – MissCoookiez, Draskia, Maliveth, AlmightySavo, LifeWithLaughs, AustenMarie, CarsonDrewIt, theladymea, Tokimonster, rintheyordle

How to Setup the Best Audio for Streaming
Education

Rivals of Aether
Broadcaster Content

4:00 P.M.
Product at Twitch
Panel – Sharmeen Browarek, Cheng Cheng, Alexander Ronalds, Bobby Scar

When to Make the Switch To Grow Your Audience
Panel – DjTechlive, UnholyTemptress, DeejayKnight, SageGrouse, Brotatoe

Streamer Zone – Session #3 (dmbrandon, ApocalypticKitten)
Broadcaster Content – dmbrandon, ApocalypticKitten

4:15 P.M.
RIP Photoshop: How Strexm’s Overlays Will Make You a Better Streamer
Education

One Life, No 1UP, and only a Giant Bomb to continue
Broadcaster Content

4:30 P.M.
INDUSTRY: Creating Great Content, One Segment at a Time
Panel – Ernest Le (Twitch)

Meet and Greet – Session 2
Meet and Greets – pianoimproman, SceneOfActionMusic, Qttsix, DDaHyoNi, Trick2g, 2MGoverCsquared, OMGitsfirefoxx, daigothebeastv, Ptken, Spamfish, SourKoolAidShow, HayliNic, xCaliGrrlx, SirhcEz

5:00 P.M.
What is Twitch “Science”?!
Panel – dr_ewww, HorsesOnDemand

Ricky Kalmon
Panel – Ricky Kalmon

sPwn – New Live Streaming Booster
Education

Twitch Plays Multiplayer Games (Awakening of Heroes)
Panel

Twitch Features: Best Practices
Panel: Citizen (Twitch), Noreen (Twitch), Faucius (Twitch), Pizzannie (Twitch), bonfirenation (Twitch)

5:15 P.M.
Operation TwitchCon (CS:GO)
TwitchCon Live – Summit1g, JoshOG, LeXCS, m0E_tv, steel_tv, omgitspotter, bENITA, HenriqueHEN1

5:30 PM
Twitch Partnerships FAQ
Panel: inthelittlewood, Hassan (Twitch), Pluto (Twitch), TheNo1Alex, Broomsweeper (Twitch)

ISPs and the Twitch Community
Panel: Twice_Knightly, AlaskanSavage, UnsanityLive, kreisher

5:45 P.M.
Ingest Whatever, Edit However, Publish Wherever with Maximum Security
Education

6:00 P.M.
Did You Deduct That? Your U.S. Tax Deductions as a Streamer
Panel: Arlieth, mcul_

6:30 P.M.
Master of the Game: GMing Tabletop RPGs on Twitch
Panel: AdamKoebel, Geek and Sundry, wotc_DnD, silent0siris, Tristarae

TwitchCon Talent Show
Panel: AnnaProsser, Day9TV

Revlo – Rewards Discovery and Creation
Education

Tooth and Tail: RTS Design
Broadcaster Content

7:00 P.M.
Diversify Twitch
Panel – RyogaVee, TerrMiller, DeejayKnight

Where’s Waldo: Creating Your Unique Space in a Sea of Sameness
Panel: Kiraeyl, Dr. Patricia Todd, George DePree

7:15 P.M.
Viking Squad
Broadcaster Content

7:30 P.M.
Streamability: How Games Succeed on Twitch
Panel: CobaltStreak, Richard_Hammer, Ryan_Clark, KleiEntertainment, RedHookStudios

8:00 P.M.
The Concession Stand Movie Talk
Panel: Geek and Sundry, HectorIsFunny, El_SantoTaco, ErikaIshii, AdamHlavac

8:30 P.M.
The Future of Live Music
Panel: SceneOfActionMusic, pianoimproman, A_Couple_Streams, MacArthurLloyd, ShannaNina, The8BitDrummer, LAIKA
The Roast of djWHEAT
Panel: Ezekiel_III, SourKoolAidShow, djWHEAT, AnnaProsser, shmegegge, InControlTV, SirScoots

9:00 P.M.
Using the Media to your Advantage
Panel: Jason Zeng

9:30 P.M.
Late Night with Cry and Russ: ROUND 2
Panel: ScottJund, Cryaotic, Russ_Money, La_li_lu_le_lo

10:00 P.M.
POLE: How to TwitchStart Your Creative Endeavor
Panel: StefWoodburn, Danoba, Heather West, Natasha Kermani, Tim Wu, Charlie Hicks

Twitch in LATAM & APAC
Panel

Ricky Kalmon
Panel: Ricky Kalmon

Grow a Gaming Career on Twitch in Taiwan (Language: Mandarin)
Panel: Qttsix, DDaHyoNi, daigothebeastv


October 1

10:00 A.M.
Up Your Game: Making Your Mark Through The Ups And Downs
Panel: Monstarr21, TheMeta4Gaming, Jwillnuhh, CaptainStaples, TheHunterWild

Rolling Over Your Obstacles: Streaming with Disabilities
Panel: GoodTimesWithScar, RadderssGaming, AccessibleGamer, DeafGamersTV, mackenseize

Twitch OGs: From JTV to Twitch
Panel: Swiftor, DansGaming, MANvsGAME, Lethalfrag, Chingy1337, Sweetielise

Meet and Greet – Session 3
Meet and Greets – Dethskulpt, MissCoookiez, Wyld, inthelittlewood, itmeJP, Ezekiel_III, CohhCarnage, CDNThe3rd, ANGRYPUG_, Mrhappy1227, scudpunk, Soaryn, LiBrizzilol, Day9TV

Streamer Zone – Session #4 (IzakOOO, General_Mittenz, Tokimonster)
Broadcaster Content: IzakOOO, General_Mittenz, Tokimonster

10:30 A.M.
Gaming Talent: Building Your Brand to Maximize Opportunities and Longevity
Panel: CSA_Andrew, 3BlackDot, Seltzer, djWHEAT, hastr0

INDUSTRY: How Game Companies Build Communities on Twitch
Panel: Shaun McInnis (Twitch), David “DeeJ” Dague (Bungie), Jens Andersen (Daybreak Games), Scott Lowe (Naughty Dog), Bo Daly (Super Evil Megacorp)

Redefine The Competition with Challonge
Education

Sunless Sea: Zubmariner, the new underwater expansion!
Broadcaster Content

10:45 A.M.
Tiltify Charity Decathlon – Round 2
Broadcaster Content – Trick2g, dmbrandon, JoshOG, CobaltStreak, witwix, MsVixen, MargaretKrohn, 360chrism, Minion777

11:15 A.M.
Charity Fundraising on Your Stream
Education

Pixel Manics: Can’t Drive This
Broadcaster Content

11:30 A.M.
Mental Health and Streaming
Panel: RawrSnacks, EddieRuckus, TigerWriter, Scarletr0se, Brotatoe

Twitch Teams 101
Panel: Snowlit, Lynxaria, Tessachka, CiraCorellia, Spoonee, Tashnarr

Dropped Frames
Panel: itmeJP, CohhCarnage, Ezekiel_III

Meet and Greet – Session 4
Meet and Greets: Swiftor, Lirik, Sp4zie, itsHafu, Reynad27, nl_kripp, TrumpSC, Lethalfrag, Bajheera, hotted89, TangentGaming, Fairlight_Excalibur

12:00 P.M.
How to Build Your Own Streaming PC
Panel: LoveLaughLeslie, PancakePowTV, FemSteph, RikaConfesses, omglazerkittens

INDUSTRY: The Next Big Game: What Broadcasters Play
Panel: MANvsGAME, DansGaming, Strippin, Ernest Le (Twitch), MonsterDFace

RuneScape: Deadman Tournament
TwitchCon Live

Social Broadcasting in the Cloud
Education

Berzerk Studio: Just Shapes & Beats
Broadcaster Content

12:45 P.M.
Community and Career: How to be Business-minded but Community-driven
Education

Enter the Gungeon – Supply Drop
Broadcaster Content

1:00 P.M.
The Streams of Production
Panel: AdamKoebel, InspectorBeans, Tristarae, Daniel Weijden, Seltzer

Using Technology to Make The Viewers A Part of the Stream
Panel: HiImMikeGaming, LachhhAndFriends, kojaktsl, OneMrBean, Jacklifear, kittylovesrobot, robotloveskitty

Tiltify Charity Decathlon – Round 3
Broadcaster Content: Elajjaz, Unholy_Temptress, Flamesword, TheNo1Alex, MachineGunnerUSMC, foxtrot44, Aureylian (Twitch), Julia_TV, VernNotice, KiwiFails

Meet and Greet – Session 5
Meet and Greets: Summit1g, Towelliee, Ellohime, FuturemanGaming, Grimmmz, AustenMarie, fuslie, MissKaddykins, SoVindictive, imcoty, BijouDemi, Lulaboo

1:30 P.M.
INDUSTRY: Building an Esports Game for Twitch
Panel: Nick Allen

PJSaltan EAST vs WEST
Panel: AnnaProsser, djWHEAT

Casting to Career: How Your Channel Could Help You Land a Career in Gaming & Media
Panel: Andy Lunique, Andrien Gbinigie

Streamer Zone – Session #5 (AngelsKimi, fateWinters, MYM_ALKAPONE)
Broadcaster Content – MYM_ALKAPONE, AngelsKimi, fateWinters

Infiniscene: The Future of Live Streaming Software
Education

Armello
Broadcaster Content

2:00 P.M.
Taiwan Meet & Greet
Meet and Greets – Qttsix, Ptken, chrisop999, Gamerbee, Gshan (吉祥), hkes_yezi, j22548220, lilgho, m989876525, miao11255, scspple7545, sixwong, uzra, wayne379, wtf_winds123, xargon0731, yogurtlin1010, yuniko0720

2:15 P.M.
TwitchAlerts Becomes Streamlabs: Introducing New Ways to Fund Your Dream Job
Education

2:30 P.M.
Build Your Audience without Getting GG’ed by IP and the Law
Panel: senort01, Li Zhu

Get Developers Fired Up For Your Stream!
Panel: Zeke Sparkes, iKasperr, JessyQuil

Meet and Greet – Session 6
Meet and Greets – B0aty, DexterityBonus, Strippin, Annemunition, witwix, OPscT, sxyhxy, ShaBooZey, AdamKoebel, JenDenise, BurkeBlack, Tessachka, Pokket, Scarfino

3:00 P.M.
A “Chat” with the Twitch Chat Team
Panel: Glacials, IrelandOfEndor, fancywindow, Will Roberts

INDUSTRY: Stream First: Building Games for Broadcasters and their Viewers
Panel: Brooke Van Dusen, Seth Sivak (Proletariat), Dave Cerra (Spiritwalk), Patrick Gilmore (Double Helix)

Take Your Stream to the Next Level – Advanced Setups and Scene Creation
Education

Planet Coaster
Broadcaster Content

3:15 P.M.
TwitchCon Crisis (Overwatch)
TwitchCon Live: Lirik, TimTheTatman, Ellohime, MissesMae, LindsayElyse, Valkia, TheGamerchick, Yuuie, HayliNic, Fairlight_Excalibur, fats, Soaryn

3:45 P.M.
Tiltify Charity Decathlon – Round 4
Broadcaster Content: Tactical_Pinup, DomesticDan, Vieparlafoi, Lulaboo, Not_Jenn, BlueJay, Jadedcat, app1ecrisp, CookingForNoobs, tehMorag

Challenge Accepted. You’re On!
Education

Thunder Lotus’ New Game Announcement
Broadcaster Content

4:00 P.M.
RollPlay: Balance of Power LIVE
Panel: itmeJP, Strippin, CohhCarnage, Annemunition, Ezekiel_III, AdamKoebel, ShaBooZey, Pokket, Kaitlyn

#GameDev: Developing Games Live on Twitch
Panel: BonozoApps, StarlightSkyes, QaziTV, FunnyGuy77, WilliamChyr, Kyente

Cosplay Contest
Panel: GiantWaffle, AnnaProsser, CommanderHolly, YayaHan

Meet and Greet – Session 7
Meet and Greets: IIJERiiCHOII, GassyMexican, GoldGlove, MANvsGAME, Nightblue3, imaqtpie, EatMyDiction1, Maximilian_DOOD, FemSteph, AmazHS, TSM_TheOddOne, MsVixen

Streamer Zone – Session #6 (StevoLIVE, DjTechlive)
Broadcaster Content: StevoLIVE, DjTechlive

4:30 P.M.
INDUSTRY: Introduction to Twitch Development
Panel: Dallas Tester, Chris Gamble, JN Vollmer

Fostering Inclusivity Within Esports
Panel: dmbrandon, missharvey, TerrMiller, SmashSisters

How to Home Studio for Streamers
Education

Happy Dungeons: Get Your Happy On!
Broadcaster Content

5:15 P.M.
How to Stream Mobile?
Education

Nidhogg 2 – First Look
Broadcaster Content

5:30 P.M.
“Dice, Camera, Action” – Wizards of the Coast D&D Show, Live!
Panel: wotc_DnD, ProJared, CommanderHolly, Natewantstobattle, ChrisPerkinsDnD, AnnaProsser

Setting Up a Professional Multi-Cam Live Music or Creative Broadcast on a Budget
Panel: SceneOfActionMusic, MissCoookiez, VisualJamie

TwitchCon: The Party
Special Events: Darude, T-Pain, Steve Aoki

6:00 P.M.
Dire Straights: How LGBT+ Streamers Survive and Thrive
Panel: Annemunition, AdamKoebel, DistractedElf, UGRGaming

Bud Light All-Stars Bash
Panel: Snoop Dogg, Shaq, Adrianne Curry, Greg Jennings, Ronald Funches, Dyrus, mOE, LeX, Ninja, Zuna


October 2

10:00 A.M.
Mobile Gaming & Twitch
Panel: PhallofPhariss, DzLiveOnTwitch, XenoTek, George Liu, thereal_mccoy

Poker Panel
Panel: tonkaaaap, Maria Ho, Scott Ball, JCarver

Meet and Greet – Session 8
Meet and Greets: Mightymouseufc125, Castro_1021, tripleWRECK, JoshOG, MissKyliee, skinnedteen, lowco2525, BikeMan, SchviftyFive, Loriipops

Streamer Zone – Session #7 (1cePrime, AnnieFuchsia)
Broadcaster Content: 1cePrime, AnnieFuchsia

10:30 A.M.
Transitioning from VOD to LIVE
Panel: Swiftor, Elspeth, NukemDukem, MissesMae, Jonsandman

INDUSTRY: The Rise of Influencer Marketing on Twitch
Panel: John Newlin (Twitch), Jordan “Soma” Tayer (Twitch), Steve Marzocca (Twitch), Issac Zucca (Twitch)

Bob Ross Paint-a-long
Special Events

10:45 A.M.
Tiltify Charity Decathlon – Round 5
Broadcaster Content: Kintinue, LindsayElyse, GIRLvsDUMB, Dadyrus, NinjaPucca, Wishfuiiy, Echoics, Snowlit, JenDenise, littlesiha

11:15 A.M.
Turning MOBA Upside Down
Broadcaster Content

11:30 A.M.
Social Media and You: How to Grow & Maintain a Fanbase
Panel: Raghav Mathur, Daniel Doan, Raquel Hayner

The Fine Print of Streaming: Managing Legal, Taxes, & Finance
Panel: Joel Liu, Julian Bogel, Colin Sullivan, Angelo Alcid, Ryan Morrison

H1Z1 Invitational
TwitchCon Live

Meet and Greet – Session 9
Meet and Greets: dmbrandon, Maria Ho, tonkaaaap, Elky, lolRenaynay, Timmac, firedragon764, Kaitlyn, Punjistick, MrMoonsHouse, SinfullyRiddling, JCarver, 360chrism, SattelizerGames

12:00 P.M.
Management Through Moderation: Bringing Value to the Streaming Table
Panel – CohhCarnage, theb0atman, BarryCarlyon, Triwar, pal_me

INDUSTRY: Twitch RPG – A Deep Dive into the Twitch User
Panel – Colan Neese, Adam Heard

Cloud9 and TSM battle it out in a match of Vainglory!
Broadcaster Content

12:45 P.M.
No BS Streaming with XSplit
Education

Trial By Fire: A Critique of “Masquerada” by Dragon Age’s Creative Director
Broadcaster Content – Lady Insanity (Twitch)

1:00 P.M.
For Whom The Bell LULS: Comedy That Rocks
Panel – MANvsGAME, Swiftor, FuturemanGaming, Ezekiel_III, JeffLeach, Jordan “Soma” Tayer (Twitch), SourKoolAidShow

ScholarsPlay: What Academics Can Teach about Criticism on Twitch
Panel: Cerebral Arcade, ScholarsPlay

Tiltify Charity Decathlon – Round 6
Broadcaster Content: Annemunition, Scarfino, SirScoots, MKTheWorst, LadyDevann, TheHunterWild, Scarletr0se, Maral, HJTenchi

Meet and Greet – Session 10
Meet and Greets: LobosJR, Peeve, CobaltStreak, Richard_Hammer, SilentSentry, General_Mittenz, thegeekchic, Yuuie, tehMorag, TigerWriter, iKasperr, AlaskanSavage, Vio

1:30 P.M.
Surviving Twitch Plays Pokemon: Adventures in Twitch Chat Engineering
Panel: IrelandOfEndor

INDUSTRY: Twitch Identity – Using Twitch Identity as your Game’s Identity
Panel: JT Gleason

Streamer Zone – Session #8 (Pawnce, AngelsKimi)
Broadcaster Content – Pawnce, AngelsKimi

The Future of Gaming & Streaming is in the Cloud
Education

Shadow Warrior 2: The Infomercial
Broadcaster Content

2:00 P.M.
PJSaltan Finals
Panel: AnnaProsser, djWHEAT

2:15 P.M.
Rumble! (Rocket League)
TwitchCon Live: GassyMexican, camgears, HollieBB, Amoney_tv, oISketcHIo, FemSteph

How to Home Studio for Streamers
Education

Blade Ballet: Building Community Beyond the Game
Broadcaster Content

2:30 P.M.
How to Get Sponsored When You Aren’t That Big… Yet
Panel: Eros Resmini, Thadeousc, KoozyL, TKbreezy, Andy Lunique

Games, Gains, & Healthy Gamers!
Panel: Towelliee, Bajheera, RealBlankspace, MargaretKrohn, Lulaboo

Meet and Greet – Session 11
Meet and Greets: Anthony_Kongphan, Sacriel, DfieldMark, Agony, Elspeth, ZombiUnicorn, TheHaleyBaby, wittzgirl, McLoken, Jonsandman, Shortyyguy, HJTenchi, Brotatoe, RetroGaijin

3:00 P.M.
Characters Welcome
Panel – FuturemanGaming, Chase, CallofCthulu, General_Mittenz, BurkeBlack

Build a Better Brand with Player.Me
Education

ARENA GODS Pick Up Tournament
Broadcaster Content

3:30 P.M.
The Roast of MsVixen
Panel: MsVixen, SourKoolAidShow

3:45 P.M.
Goal! (Rocket League)
TwitchCon Live – GoldGlove, IIJERiiCHOII, FuturemanGaming, lolRenaynay, Elspeth, Di3seL

Streets of Rogue
Broadcaster Content

4:00 P.M.
9 to 5 to 9: How To Balance Your Time
Panel: McLoken, BlueJay, Draskia, DomesticDan, Simply_Jxn

Managing Broadcasters’ Twitch Communities
Panel: RawrSnacks, Lucky_Misfit, HiItsBrant, EffigySr, GollyMsMollie, xNikkiB

Meet and Greet – Session 12
Meet and Greets – Voyboy, TimTheTatman, DansGaming, Sevadus, GiantWaffle, Bacon_Donut, BrownMan, Geek and Sundry, TinaDayton, aplfisher, SodaPoppin, UmiNoKaiju

Streamer Zone – Session #9 (Activee, SirScoots)
Broadcaster Content: Activee, SirScoots

4:30 P.M.
Monetizing Your Stream Without Losing Your Voice
Panel: Santa, Insanelygaming, Andy Lunique, NobleSlevin

Mayhem – PvP Arena Action
Broadcaster Content

5:00 P.M.
Twitch Yearly
Panel: djWHEAT, AnnaProsser

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