TwitchCon 2016: Full Schedule, Games, Panels & Guests

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.
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
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
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
Twitch Plays Multiplayer Games (Awakening of Heroes)
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
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
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
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
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
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
Berzerk Studio: Just Shapes & Beats
Broadcaster Content
12:45 P.M.
Community and Career: How to be Business-minded but Community-driven
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
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
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
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
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!
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
Happy Dungeons: Get Your Happy On!
Broadcaster Content
5:15 P.M.
How to Stream Mobile?
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
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
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
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
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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