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Every year, DPCC offers hundreds of hours of educational programming, designed to give educators the skills needed to harness the power of pop culture in the classroom. Before submitting your application, please review the following Programming policies, by applying to present at Denver Pop Culture Con (DPCC) you and any fellow presenters agree to the following guidelines: Denver Pop Culture Con (DPCC) is a family friendly event – . all panels/sessions must adhere to a PG/PG-13 rating DPCC and Pop Culture Classroom are dedicated to inspiring education and community regardless of age, race, gender, or background – and does not allow any offensive behavior or topics in panels/sessions.
DPCC will not place guests on submitted panels nor will we contact, invite, or book a guest for the purposes of a submitted panel.
Panelists/Submitters are prohibited from contacting guests or their agents or publicists, to attempt to include the guest on their panels. Regardless of whether the guest consents to be on the panel,
failure to follow this rule will result in immediate decline or cancelation of your panel. Do not submit a panelist's name unless you obtain DPCC has neither the staffing resources nor contact information to contact in advance each panelist for hundreds of panels, to ask them to be on your panel. Failure to adhere to this rule will result in the immediate decline or cancelation of your panel(s). in advance that person's consent to be on your panel. DPCC is responsible for confirming the schedule with your panelist. Should your panel be accepted and scheduled, not you are responsible for contacting (again) each panelist and instructing them of their responsibilities and schedule. Day-badges are provided only for actual panel participants (max 6) who sit at the dias and contribute to the entirety of the panel. The DPCC Programming schedule includes hundreds of hours of programming with nearly 1,000 panelists and presenters, as such, we cannot guarantee that a panel appear on any given day of the convention. Before submitting, applicants are committing to present on any day and time during DPCC. All DPCC panel rooms are equipped with a dais (table) and up to 6 chairs for moderator/panelists, one or more microphones, a projector and a screen. Panel rooms do not include a laptop, so if necessary panelists must be prepared to bring their own laptop and connector/dongle/accessories. Internet is not available in panel rooms . Should you wish to project a presentation, you must bring it on a laptop -- back up flash drives are also highly recommended. Giveaways are acceptable in panels, as long as they are free-of-charge and conform with DPCC standards -- including the prop policy and adhering to a PG rating. However, due to health and safety concerns the Colorado Convention Center prohibits the distribution of any foodstuffs, including but not limited to individually wrapped candies. As a program of the 501(c)3 non-profit Pop Culture Classroom, the goal of every DPCC panel/session is to provide some educational value to attendees. A such, . panels/ sessions cannot be conspicuously self-promotional for individuals, organizations, and/or products/materials To increase your chances of acceptance, and to have a guide for good presentation standards - please follow the guidelines obtained in the following resources: Programming Session Guidelines. The panel/session submission window for DPCC 2020 closes on April 1, 2020. All applicants should be notified of their panel status no later than May 31, 2020. If you have any questions concerning programming opportunities or your application(s), please contact
For full consideration, your submission should have a
name and email address for all intended panelists.
How many individuals will actively present on this panel/session
(panels/sessions are limited to six total presenters, including moderators): Required
Have all the panelists named on this application given their permission/consent to participate on the purposed panel/session?
Are you or anyone associated with your session an educator (i.e. teacher, instructor, professor, libertarian, etc.)?
If yes, what is the name of your school, college, university, or library?:
Describe your experience/intereste, and the experience/interest of any other presenters, with the panel/session topic:
Printed Program Panel/Session Description
(150 characters or less – this should be written with your intended audience in mind and appropriate for the printed convention program): Required
(i.e., how you will keep your audience focused and engaged throughout the session?): Required
(i.e., how does your session offer fresh ideas, methods, content, etc?): Required
Educators (pedagogical in focus)
Topic Specific Information Only required to answer the questions related specifically to your panel/session topic.
Film screenings/Movie making
Gaming (Table Top & Video)
Film Screenings/Movie Making:
Does your panel/session involve any original videos, movies, and/or film screenings?
If yes, please include a link to your video, movie, or film – submissions without a link will not be considered:
What is your highest completed degree?
Please upload your latest CV or resume.
Describe how you built your panel - including primary sources, goals, approaches, etc.:
Costume/Cosplay & Demo/Workshop Panels:
Does your panel/session involve any live demonstration(s)?
If yes, please describe the demo, including the required material and equipment.
Gaming (Table Top & Gaming):
Does your session involve any live game play and/or demonstration(s)?
If yes, please describe how you would hold the demonstration and the required equipment/materials:
Have you after presented at Denver Pop Culture Con, Denver Comic Con, or Reno Pop Culture Con?
Are you submitting multiple panels proposals for DPCC 2020 and/or is this panel a part of a series?
If yes, please list the other panels and how they relate to one another:
Would you be interested in presenting a modified version of this panel in the DPCC Kids' Lab (for either kids and/or teens)?
If yes, please describe how you would modify the panel to fit that format
(including the 25 minute time limit):
Do you, or anyone participating in your panel/session, have any ADA requests?
If yes, please describe:
I have read and agree to the policies and guidelines at the top of the page.
If you have any questions concerning programming opportunities or your application(s), contact Programming@PopCultureClassroom.org - please allow three to five business days for a response.