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Thursday, February 21
 

8:00pm

Avian Anatomy
A multimedia presentation on bird anatomy with time for questions and answers. Whether you're just a bird admirer, an artist, a writer, or a cosplayer, Aetus will answer your deepest bird questions.

Speakers
avatar for Aetus

Aetus

Panelist, Aetus Arts
I'm an avian veterinarian, artist, writer, pilot, and bird-nut. I found the furry fandom in 2013 and it's been an essential outlet for me to express my creativity. I love to share my passions with others. In character, I am a bald eagle, sometimes anthro, sometimes feral. A happy... Read More →


Thursday February 21, 2019 8:00pm - 10:00pm
''Wisconsin 1 (Tertiary) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

8:30pm

Drawing Your Name In Maya Glyphs
Learn to translate your name into Maya glyphs, draw it, and create a badge. You'll be able to leave this panel with a laminated, art glyph with your fursona name. Marrok, the Wolf Archaeologist will guide you every step of the way!

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Thursday February 21, 2019 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Brookfield 2 (Artists' Alley) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005
 
Friday, February 22
 

12:00pm

Commission Etiquette
To-Do and Not to-do when commissioning art, fursuits, etc.


Friday February 22, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
'Moorland 4 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

12:00pm

The Joys Of Cosplay
Creating costumes, acting a character, and making your imagination come to life. If you like any of these then come on by for shared experiences. Come find inspiration whether for fun or competition!


Friday February 22, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
''Brookfield 3 (Secondary) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

12:00pm

Your First Furry Con
Whether it is your first time at a con, or you just need a reminder on how to properly hug a fursuiter, this is the panel for you. Come to meet some of the people that you will see over the weekend and learn the dos and don'ts of the furry convention community.

Speakers
avatar for Uncle Kage

Uncle Kage

Chairman, Anthrocon


Friday February 22, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
'''Milwaukee (Main) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

12:30pm

How To Sell Yourself (But Not Like That)
Come and listen to Quack Quack honk and Josiah talk about marketing. Learn their tricks and ask questions.

Speakers
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Joshiah

Writing Track Lead, IndyFurCon


Friday February 22, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
'Moorland 1 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

2:30pm

Home Vocal Recording On A Budget
Do you want to record your voice, but don't know where to start? I can help you with that! This panel will cover the basics of home vocal recording, and provide equipment suggestions for a variety of budgets.

Speakers
avatar for Shallie

Shallie

Musician, YouTuber
I make electronic music and metal, produce tutorials and whatnot on my youtube channel, and mix drinks for friends. I am also a gigantic nerd.


Friday February 22, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
'Moorland 4 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

8:00pm

Film Furtography
Film camera enthusiasts Dustin DaHusky and Briggs Buckingham will teach you how to get started in film photography, types of cameras/lenses, types of films, helpful hints and tips on how to make a picture-perfect shot! If you shoot digital, don’t be so negative about film!

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Friday February 22, 2019 8:00pm - 9:00pm
'Moorland 2 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

10:30pm

Pet Play [18+]
There’s seems to be a lot of furries into petplay. We’ll explore how these headspaces are related, how they diverge, species, gear, scene ideas, and consent. This class is great for anyone that identifies as an animal/pet, handler/trainer, or is unsure and curious.

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avatar for CoolCat502

CoolCat502

I've been dressing as a cat since I was 4. I've been active in alternative lifestyle scenes for 16 years in the US, UK, and New Zealand. I'm want to build a more active and diverse petplay community. I've had a lot of weird experiences that other people can learn off of.


Friday February 22, 2019 10:30pm - 11:30pm
''Wisconsin 1 (Tertiary) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

11:30pm

ProbABility and Stats Theory
What are the odds of you coming to this panel? ;)

Speakers
avatar for Huscoon

Huscoon

Dir. of Marketing, Fur-Eh!


Friday February 22, 2019 11:30pm - Saturday February 23, 2019 12:30am
'Moorland 2 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

11:30pm

Boundfurs Present: Beginning Rope Work [18+]
Rope work is a versatile and inexpensive skill to learn when getting into bondage or kinky play. This will be a hands-on workshop so please bring a partner to learn with or find one at the panel; you are also welcome to sit and learn.

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Friday February 22, 2019 11:30pm - Saturday February 23, 2019 1:00am
''Wisconsin 1 (Tertiary) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

12:00am

Libation Appreciation [21+]
Do you have a favorite poison? Perhaps you'd like to know more about it? We'd love to discuss the subject with you! Come and join us for an hour of chatting, questions and answers about your favorite drinks, and some of ours, as well. Cheers!

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Alkali

Chairman, Fur Squared
avatar for Boozy

Boozy

Attorney, L&L
avatar for Draggor

Draggor

Con Chair, Fur Squared
He's a demon, but the good kind! When not wandering around furry and gaming conventions in his imp and lizard suits, you might find Draggor programming for both work and leisure. He and Kataze created this here site and all the systems therein! While being a fitness & health enthusiast... Read More →
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Iggy

Guest of Honor 2019, Fur Squared
avatar for Joshiah

Joshiah

Writing Track Lead, IndyFurCon


Saturday February 23, 2019 12:00am - 1:00am
''Brookfield 3 (Secondary) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005
 
Saturday, February 23
 

12:00pm

Avian Transformation
Ever wonder what it would be like to turn into a bird? Come to this discussion style panel, share your thoughts, and get your questions answered by a bird expert.

Speakers
avatar for Aetus

Aetus

Panelist, Aetus Arts
I'm an avian veterinarian, artist, writer, pilot, and bird-nut. I found the furry fandom in 2013 and it's been an essential outlet for me to express my creativity. I love to share my passions with others. In character, I am a bald eagle, sometimes anthro, sometimes feral. A happy... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
'Moorland 4 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

2:00pm

Drama In The Fandom
Ever wonder why drama seems to be such a big thing? We'll be discussing the social and demographic roots of this phenomenon in depth!

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Saturday February 23, 2019 2:00pm - 2:30pm
'Moorland 2 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

2:00pm

Here Be Monsters
Monsters have gotten a bad wrap, but are essential from D&D to movies and book. Come to this panel to discuss what makes a monster a monster in all its forms.

Speakers
avatar for Serathin

Serathin

Guest of Honor, IndyFurCon
Writing, video games, furry stuff, generally whatever.


Saturday February 23, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
'Moorland 1 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

4:00pm

Service Dogs And Furry Cons
You've probably seen a few Service Dogs at furry conventions and might have questions regarding them. This panel, hosted by actual service dog handlers, is to help answer any questions or clear up any confusion you might have.

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Saturday February 23, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
'Moorland 4 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

4:30pm

Reenacting Historical Events
Have a love for military history and wish to live it out? Here Dustin, a seasoned WWII reenactor of 12 years counting and 21 years studying the hobby and subject, can explain all the aspects of reenacting, what to expect, what is focused on, and how to have fun doing it!

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Saturday February 23, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm
'Moorland 2 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

6:00pm

Improvisation Workshop
Having trouble thinking on your feet or at your D&D table? New to improv or want to hone your skills? Then this is the panel for you! We will present some of the core fundamentals of improvisation comedy and have you (yes, YOU!) come up and perform your favourite improv games.

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Iggy

Guest of Honor 2019, Fur Squared


Saturday February 23, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
''Wisconsin 1 (Tertiary) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

8:30pm

Fursuit Lifedrawing
Lets draw together! This will be like life drawing, but instead of naked people, it'll be fursuits. Bring your drawing materials (crayons and printer paper will be provided) and let's draw fursuiters.

Speakers
avatar for FishyBoner

FishyBoner

Owner, Bonepile Studio


Saturday February 23, 2019 8:30pm - 10:00pm
'Moorland 4 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

11:00pm

Debunking The Stigmas After Dark [18+]
Join us as we tackle the stigmas that surround the after dark furry world. Is it male dominated? Where do women stand as well as POCs and other identifying individuals. Question and answer as well as experience based testimonies will be tackled here.

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Saturday February 23, 2019 11:00pm - Sunday February 24, 2019 12:00am
''Wisconsin 1 (Tertiary) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005
 
Sunday, February 24
 

11:00am

The Blind Side
Have you ever wondered what it's like to be blind in a sight based fandom? Come join Citrine as he explains the interesting and even humorous aspects of bling blind in a sighted world. Be sure to bring your questions!

Speakers
avatar for Citrine Husky

Citrine Husky

(Citrine Husky / Ice TYP) A young blind fursuiter, singer, musician, comedian, panel runner, dancer, partier, and friend who won't shut up! ^^


Sunday February 24, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
'Moorland 1 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

11:30am

Intro To Stage Lighting
Curious about stage & dance floor lighting? Join Tek for an intro to DMX, ARTNET, and the Freestyler desk. We’ll also cover safety in flying your rig, and what options there are for the hobby enthusiast to get started.

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Sunday February 24, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
'''Milwaukee (Main) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

1:00pm

Sign Language In The Furry Fandom
Want to open your communication to all aspects of the furry fandom? Or maybe take silent fursuiting to a whole new level? Here, we will discuss the importance of sign language in the furry fandom, as well as learn basic signs to interact with furs of all abilities.

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avatar for Status the Ferret

Status the Ferret

Just runs a lot of panels.
Lover of all things fuzzy, furry and scaley. Passionate about music, art, psychology and tacos. Ask me about Castle Crashers.


Sunday February 24, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
'Moorland 4 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005