Convention Events

There will be a full game room open all hours on both days in Ryman Hall F&G

Saturday, September 14th

11:00 am: Costuming Panel featuring Nicole Marie Jean, Samantha Petrone and Croix Provence; learn all there is to know about cosplaying from some queens of cosplay. Ryman Studio AB

12:00 pm: Nerdy Trivia (win $100!); test your nerd-cred in this battle of the mind. Ryman Studio AB

1:00 pm: Jim Steranko with J. David Spurlock; as one of the living legends in comics, hear the incredible and often humorous stories told by Jim Steranko about his days in comics, being a Playboy, run-ins with the law and much more! Ryman Exhibit Hall B5

2:00 pm: Robert Englund Panel, the King of Horror; making his first appearance in Nashville, hear Robert Englund tell stories about his days as Freddy Krueger and much more. Ryman Exhibit Hall B5

2:00 pm: Faces of X-Men Artist Panel; Dennis Calero, Clay Mann and Tim Townsend. Ryman Studio AB

3:00 pm: Drake Bell Panel; as the voice of Spider-Man, star of Superhero Movie and Drake & Josh and accomplished musician, hear Drake talk about his experiences in Hollywood. Ryman Studio AB

4:00 pm: Game of Thrones Panel featuring Rory McCann; in only his second North American convention appearance, ask questions and get answers from Rory McCann (Sandor "the Hound" Clegane) about his experiences in filming the Game of Thrones. Ryman Exhibit Hall B5

4:00 pm: Speed Dating--meet your dream nerd! Ryman Studio AB

5:00 pm: Costume Contest ($300 in prizes) featuring Nicole Marie Jean, Samantha Petrone and Croix Provence Ryman Exhibit Hall B5

5:00 pm: Spoken Nerd is a delicious blend of hip hop, indie pop and electronic rock forged in the sylvan hills of Tennessee and home-cooked by Nashville based artist Nathan Conrad. Ryman Studio AB

Sunday, September 15th

12:00 pm: Jim Steranko with J. David Spurlock; as one of the living legends in comics, hear the incredible and often humorous stories told by Jim Steranko about his days in comics, being a Playboy, run-ins with the law and much more! Ryman Exhibit Hall B5

12:00 pm: Costuming Panel featuring Nicole Marie Jean, Samantha Petrone and Croix Provence; learn all there is to know about cosplaying from some queens of cosplay. Ryman Studio AB

1:00 pm: Robert Englund Panel, the King of Horror; hear Robert Englund tell stories about his days as Freddy Krueger and much more. Ryman Exhibit Hall B5

1:00 pm: Speed Dating--meet your dream nerd! Ryman Studio AB

2:00 pm: Game of Thrones Panel featuring Rory McCann; in only his second North American convention appearance, ask questions and get answers from Rory McCann (Sandor "the Hound" Clegane) about his experiences in filming the Game of Thrones. Ryman Exhibit Hall B5

2:00 pm: Drake Bell Panel; as the voice of Spider-Man, star of Superhero Movie and Drake & Josh and accomplished musician, hear Drake talk about his experiences in Hollywood. Ryman Studio AB

3:00 pm: Spoken Nerd is a delicious blend of hip hop, indie pop and electronic rock forged in the sylvan hills of Tennessee and home-cooked by Nashville based artist Nathan Conrad. Ryman Studio AB

Photo-Op Schedules:

*Duo photo-ops will include Lauren Cohan with Steven Yeun and will be the sum of their individual photo-op prices which is $80 ($30 for Lauren + $50 for Steven)

Saturday, September 14th

  • Drake Bell; 11:30pm $30.00
  • Rory McCann; 12:00pm $30.00
  • Robert Englund; 12:30pm $50.00
  • Steven Yeun; 1:15pm $50.00
  • Lauren Cohan; 1:30pm $30.00

Sunday, September 15th

  • Drake Bell; 11:00pm $30.00
  • Rory McCann; 11:30pm $30.00
  • Robert Englund; 12:00pm $50.00
  • Steven Yeun; 12:30pm $50.00
  • Lauren Cohan; 12:45pm $30.00

Autograph Signings:

Saturday, September 14th

  • Drake Bell $30.00
    12pm--1pm, 2pm--2:50pm, 4:15pm--6pm
  • Lauren Cohan $30.00
    11am--12:30pm, 2:15pm--4:30pm, 5pm--6pm
  • Robert Englund $50.00
    11am--12:20pm, 3:15pm--4:30pm, 5pm--6pm
  • Rory McCann $30.00
    11am--11:50am, 1:30pm--3:30pm, 5:15pm--6pm
  • Steven Yeun $40.00
    11am--12:15pm, 2pm--3:45pm, 4:15pm--6pm

Sunday, September 15th

  • Drake Bell $30.00
    12:15pm--1:45pm, 3:15pm--4pm
  • Lauren Cohan $30.00
    11am--12:30pm, 1:30pm--3pm
  • Robert Englund $50.00
    11:45am--12:45pm, 2:15pm--4pm
  • Rory McCann $30.00
    11am--11:50am, 12:45pm--1:45pm, 3:15pm--4pm
  • Steven Yeun $40.00
    11am--12:15pm, 1:30pm--4pm
PROPS CHECK/WEAPONS POLICY

Convention staff and security reserve the right to inspect all attendees’ props to ensure that no authentic weapons of any kind are brought onto the convention center property or into the convention center building. By attending the convention, all attendees expressly agree and consent to this inspection and waive any and all objections. Any and all authentic weapons are strictly prohibited and those found or identified during any such inspection may be confiscated by convention staff and security. Attendees should expect to undergo a props/weapons check prior to entry into the convention.

PHOTOGRAPHIC AND MEDIA CONSENT

All attendees, exhibitors, volunteers, and staff of the convention hereby expressly consent to being photographed and video recorded and acknowledge and consent to their personal images being used for promotional purposes by the convention for present and future events.