SOTACON - Austin 2018

Official Schedule (October 11 to 13, 2018)

Renaissance Austin Hotel (Default Rally Point)

As of October 3, 2018

https://www.sotaconaustin.org 

(Grey Time Blocks = Developer Participated Events)

(Agenda Subject to Changes)

Thu

Oct 11, 2018 - (attire: casual)

Location: Various Places in Austin, Texas

11:00 AM

Optional Activities in Austin Area / SOTACON - Austin 2018 Sponsors
Lone Star Riverboat Cruises MAP | TICKETS

Regal Movie Theatre MAP | TICKETS

Austin Aquarium MAP | TICKETS

Harvey Penick Golf Campus MAP | TICKETS

The Woodhouse Day Spa MAP | GIFT CARD PURCHASE

3:30 PM

VIP Tour check-in at Dos Batos MAP

4:00 PM

VIP Tour (Portalarium Studio) MAP

6:30 PM

Travel to Opal Divine’s from Portalarium MAP

7:00 PM

Opal Divine's Marina (Private Area) MAP

(Complimentary & Exclusive Reception for Dev’s & VIP’s)

7:00PM to 9:00PM

(Hosted by: Winfield & Xavier Starfall)

Opal Divine's Marina (Public Area & Cash Bar) MAP

(Dutch Invitation Icebreaker for Early Arrival Attendees)

7:00PM to 9:00PM

(Hosted by: Lazarus Long & Ezekiel Cooper)

11:59 PM

Hospitality / LAN Party Room Opens

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin NW - Arboretum Area

Lone Star Room A

10711 Research Blvd

Austin, TX 78759 MAP

Fri

Oct 12, 2018 - (attire: garb or casual)

Location: Renaissance Austin Hotel - San Antonio Room

8:00 AM

Attendee Registration Check-in at Renaissance Austin Hotel MAP

9:00 AM

Opening Ceremonies ("Lord British", “Darkstarr”)

9:15 AM

Regal Speech ("Lord British")

9:30 AM

Keynote Panel (Richard Garriott de Cayeux "Lord British", Starr Long "Darkstarr")

10:45 AM

Group Photo

All Attendees photo and Special VIP attendees photo

11:00 AM

Lunch Break

11:10 AM

Shuttle from Renaissance Hotel to 10th Anniversary Space Launch Celebration

11:30 AM

10th Anniversary Space Launch Celebration

w/ Richard Garriott de Cayeux, Astronaut - (Open to Public)

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Austin North MAP

RSVP Site: Go Here!

Cost: $15 at the door

11:30AM to 12:30PM

(Hosted by: Winfield)

1:30 PM

Panel: World Building, Deco, Houses, Towns, and the Community Starr Long “Darkstarr”, Travis Koleski, Keith Quinn “Sannio”)

3:00 PM

Afternoon Break

3:15 PM

Panel:
Lord Andernut (Order of Chivalry) - POT Markets & In Game Economy
Ludger Longlastname (EVL) - In Game Guild Events

Alleine Dragonfyre (Havoc / Avatars Radio) - In Game Media
James Murphy (BMC) - Player Marketing

4:30 PM

End of Day 1 SOTACON - Austin 2018 Convention

Travel to King’s Dinner

5:00 PM

King’s Dinner (Open to Public)

County Line BBQ

6516, 5204 Ranch Rd 2222

Austin, TX 78731 MAP | TICKETS

All you can eat BBQ

Special VIP Seating (Included in VIP package)

(Hosted by: Winfield)

7:30 PM

Richard Garriott de Cayeux - The Curtain Theatre (Open to Public)

(VIP Reception into Baron’s Box - Included in VIP Package)

7400 Coldwater Canyon Dr

Austin, TX 78730 MAP | TICKETS (NOTE: Select October 12, 2018 Play)

The Baron’s Men Play - “Henry IV Part I by William Shakespeare”

8:00PM to 10:30PM

(Hosted by: Xavier Starfall)

10:00 PM

EVL After Party (Open to Public)

Hilton Garden Inn Austin North

12400 N Interstate Hwy 35

Austin, TX 78753 MAP

(Hosted by: EVL Guild)

Sat

Oct 13, 2018 - (attire: casual)

Location: Austin Renaissance Hotel - San Antonio Room

9:00 AM

Announcements and News

9:15 AM

Panel: Combat - PVE and PVP (Chris Spears "Atos",Travis Koleski)

10:15 AM

Morning Break

10:30 AM

Panel: Crafting, Services, and the Economy (Starr Long “Darkstarr”, Chris Spears "Atos", Brandon “B” Cotton)

11:30 AM

 Lunch Break

12:00 PM

Tio Loco Tex Mex Restaurant

(Complimentary Lunch for Devs, Sponsors, Staff, VIP’s and Attendees)
11620 Ranch Rd 620 N, Austin, TX 78726
MAP

($7.99 Lunch w/ non-alcoholic drink) MENU
12:00PM to 1:00PM

1:30 PM

Discussion: Storyline & Quests (Richard Garriott de Cayeux "Lord British", Keith Quinn “Sannio”)

2:30 PM

Afternoon Break

3:00 PM

Community Led Breakout Discussions

PVP, Player Towns, Story, Economy, Crafting, Data Systems, Charities, Hospitallers, reaching new players, and more!

(Hosted by: Winfield)

4:00 PM

Breakout Discussion Results to Portalarium

(Attendees present ideas to developers)

4:30 PM

Credits, Feedback & Check Presentation (Ezekiel Cooper)

4:45 PM

Closing Ceremonies ("Lord British", “Darkstarr”)

5:00 PM

End of Day 2 SOTACON - Austin 2018 Convention

Free Time

Dance Party Preparations

Optional Activities in Austin Area / SOTACON - Austin 2018 Sponsors

Austin City Limits Music Festival  MAP | TICKETS
Lone Star Riverboat Cruises MAP | TICKETS

Regal Movie Theatre MAP | TICKETS

Austin Aquarium MAP | TICKETS

Harvey Penick Golf Campus MAP | TICKETS

The Woodhouse Day Spa MAP | GIFT CARD PURCHASE

Oktoberfest MAP (Open to Public)

SCARE for a Cure MAP | TICKETS

8:00 PM

Private Dance Party w/ Cash Bar (Garb Optional)

(SOTACON - Austin 2018 Dev’s, Staff, VIP’s & Attendees)

Renaissance Austin Hotel (San Marcos Room) MAP

8:00PM to 11:45PM

(Hosted by: Justyn, Woftam, DJ Darkstarr)

10:00 PM

EVL After Party (Open to Public)

Hilton Garden Inn Austin North

12400 N Interstate Hwy 35

Austin, TX 78753 MAP

(Hosted by: EVL Guild)

11:45 PM

Hospitality / LAN Party Room Closes

Sun

Oct 14, 2018 - (Guild / Community Activities - Attire: casual)

Location - Various Places in Austin, Texas

9:00 AM

BMC Farewell Breakfast (Holiday Inn Guests)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin NW - Arboretum Area

10711 Research Blvd

Austin, TX 78759 MAP

11:00 AM

Optional Activities in Austin Area / SOTACON - Austin 2018 Sponsors

Austin City Limits Music Festival  MAP | TICKETS
Lone Star Riverboat Cruises MAP | TICKETS

Regal Movie Theatre MAP | TICKETS

Austin Aquarium MAP | TICKETS

Harvey Penick Golf Campus MAP | TICKETS

The Woodhouse Day Spa MAP | GIFT CARD PURCHASE

Locations:

Dos Batos Restaurant (Near Portalarium)

2525 W Anderson Ln #175

Austin, TX 78757

(512) 452-0001

Portalarium Studio

7756 Northcross Dr, Suite 202

Austin, TX 78757

Opal Divine's Marina
12709 N Mopac Expy
Austin, TX 78727

(512) 733-5353

Renaissance Austin Hotel

9721 Arboretum Boulevard (US-183, TX-360, & TX-1)
Austin, Texas 78759
(512) 343-2626

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin NW - Arboretum Area

10711 N Research Blvd (US-183, TX-360, & TX-1)

Austin, Texas 78759

(512) 346-5555

Hilton Garden Inn Austin North
12400 North IH-35 Building C (IH-35 and Parmer Lane)
Austin, Texas, 78753
(512) 339-3626

Comfort Inn
700 Delmar Ave (IH-35 and US-183)
Austin, Texas, 78752
(512) 302-5576

Motel 6 Austin Central - North
8010 I-35 North (IH-35 and US-183)
Austin, TX 78753
(512) 837-9890

Definitions:

garb = clothing or dress, especially of a distinctive or special kind (medieval in this case)
DnD = Dungeons and Dragons

LAN = Local Area Network

LARP = Live Action Role-playing
POC = Point Of Contact

PVE = Player versus Environment
PVP = Player versus Player
VIP = Very Important Person


Renaissance Austin Hotel

9721 Arboretum Blvd, Austin, TX 78759