SUE the T. rex: The Science & Story of the World’s Most Powerful Predator
Rextooth Studios will also be leading several panels throughout the con. Find us at the following panels below.
Panelists: Dr. Jingmai O’Connor, Ted Rechlin | March 31st, 2:00 PM | Room S405-A
Join award-winning author/illustrator Ted Rechlin and Associate Curator of Fossil Reptiles at the Field Museum, Dr. Jingmai O’Connor to examine SUE’s imposing skeleton, and learn what the bones can tell us about the life and times of the most famous T. rex.
Weird Science: Blurring the Line between Science Fiction and Fact
Panelists: Dr. Jingmai O’Connor, Dr. Fabiany Herrera, Dr. Cary Woodruff, Ted Rechlin | April 2nd, 2:30 - 3:30 PM | Room S405-B
Join real scientists to find out what’s plausible, what’s possible, and what’s already happening in a discussion on all things Weird Science.
Dinosaur Fight Night (Family HQ)
Panelists: Dr. Jingmai O’Connor, Dr. Cary Woodruff, Ted Rechlin | April 1st, 6:30 PM | Room S405-A
Who would win in a fight? We all have our ideas, but find out who the scientists would put their money on in bouts like T. rex vs Spino, Triceratops vs. Stegosaurus, T. rex vs Giganotosaurus, Brachiosaurus vs Brontosaurus, and more in Dinosaur Fight Night!
Heck Creek: Drawing DinosaursPresenters: Andy Cruz, Krystal Gonzalez | April 2nd, 11:30 AM | Family HQ
Learn how to draw dinosaurs from the best - professional paleoartists! Follow along as Andy and Krystal explain their process of bringing the dinosaurs to life through art. Learn how to draw a a character that creates a captivating story!
SciComm of the Mesozoic: Bringing the Age of the Dinosaurs to Life in Books, Comics, and Film
Panelists: Dr. Jingmai O’Connor, Dr. Fabiany Herrera, Dr. Cary Woodruff, Ted Rechlin, Anne Rechlin, Andy Cruz, Krystal Gonzalez | April 1st, 12:45 - 1:45 PM | Room S405-B
Find out how science goes from bones to books, comics, and movies! Real scientists and professional science communicators, artists, and writers talk about how we know what we know about the dinosaurs how new scientific discoveries are translated in fun and engaging ways.