There is a growing assumption that cosplayers must be younger than 30. Let's break the ice and talk about cosplayers from ALL walks of life, of ALL ages and from ALL genders/religions/races and more! We'll discuss breaking barriers in a positive way and provide advice on how to overcome critcism from friends, family and convention attendees. Afterall, Cosplay is for EVERYONE!
- ThermoCosplay:ThermoCosplay presents panels across the Southwest and Northwestern seaboard. We've presented at Emerald City Comic Con, Saboten Con, Phoenix Comic Fest and more! Join us as we geek out over Japanese pop culture, cosplay, anime and manga! Sam, founder of ThermoCosplay, is an award winning cosplayer with four years of cosplay experience. She excels in stretch fabric modification, body suits, custom masks and sculpting. Lina, ThermoCosplay sidekick, is the master of splicing! She can take any found object and transform it into something completely new!