"Seno Ekto Gamat" Never Without My Permission: Consent at the Cons

Convention Center - Floor 1 - Rm. 105

Saturday July 30, 2022 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

The topics of consent and the psychology of cosplay fandom as it relates to the current issues at comic conventions will be presented. Anti-harassment best practices conducted at comic conventions across the country will be shared and instructional steps in proactive bystander intervention strategies will provided. The Audience engagement will include virtual polling and modeling of effective consent scenarios on stage. At the end of the session, participants will have the tools necessary to be anti-harassment superheroes within the Con community.