Schedule

PodcastCon has three days packed with live shows, workshops, keynotes, meetups, and more, curated with every member of the podcasting community in mind. Whether you’ve been in the industry for years, just launched your first podcast, or are always listening, there’s something for everyone.

Below is a preview of what you can expect to see and do at PodcastCon 2020.

Event dates are subject to change.

Friday, August 21

 

All Pass-holders

The programming listed here represents just the beginning of our plans for PodcastCon; keep checking back here for more as the lineup grows!

Behind the Curtain: Producers

Can’t Quit Listening: Audio Fiction

Games: PodcastCon Fishbowl

Eight podcasters. Four teams. One bowl filled with random podcast topics. And two minutes to make a podcast.

Our Space: Queer identity in podcasting

MainStage: Podcast Live Shows

Daytime live shows are included with all passes. Nighttime shows may require an additional ticket.

Programming by you!

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Creator + Industry Pass-holders

The programming listed here represents just the beginning of our plans for PodcastCon; keep checking back here for more as the lineup grows!

Starting Out: The importance of the non-spoken word

Starting Out: It’s already been done

Starting Out: Scheduling your podcast

Soapbox Keynotes

We’ll welcome guests to the stage to climb onto the sopabox and tell us about a podcasting topic they’re most passionate about.

Spotlight Keynote

Kick off your PodcastCon with a Keynote and Q&A with one of podcasting’s leading voices!

Elevate: Networking like a pro

Let’s discuss the differences between selling yourself and your show, and making worthy connections.

Foundation: Finding community amongst your peers

Foundation: Working with friends and staying that way

Second Stage: Podcast Live Shows

Additional tickets required.

 
 
 

Industry Exclusive

The programming listed here represents just the beginning of our plans for PodcastCon; keep checking back here for more as the lineup grows!

Industry Keynotes

Networking Event

Saturday, August 22

 

All Pass-holders

The programming listed here represents just the beginning of our plans for PodcastCon; keep checking back here for more as the lineup grows!

Our Space: How mental health and podcasting intersect

Games: PocastCon Feud

Can’t Quit Listening: Actual Play

Our Space: Podcasters of Color

MainStage: Podcast Live Shows

Additional tickets required.

 
 

Creator + Industry Pass-holders

The programming listed here represents just the beginning of our plans for PodcastCon; keep checking back here for more as the lineup grows!

Starting Out: How to get others on board with your podcast idea

Getting folks to commit to your podcast can be daunting. Let’s discuss the best ways to work collabortively when making a new show.

Starting Out: Avoiding procrastination pitfalls

Foundation: Breaking through the noise

Foundation: Where does video belong in an audio medium?

Soapbox Keynotes

Elevate: Advanced audio editing

Elevate: When to invest audio upgrades

Foundation: Tips and tricks for interview podcasts

Second Stage: Podcast Live Shows

Additional tickets required.

 
 
 

Industry Exclusive

The programming listed here represents just the beginning of our plans for PodcastCon; keep checking back here for more as the lineup grows!

Industry Keynotes

Networking Event

Sunday, August 23

 

All Pass-holders

Our Space: Women in podcasting

Can’t Quit Listening: True Crime

Behind the Curtain: Hosts

Games: Soapbox Keynotes (Nonsense Edition)

MainStage: Podcast Live Shows

Additional tickets required.

 
 

Creator + Industry Pass-holders

The programming listed here represents just the beginning of our plans for PodcastCon; keep checking back here for more as the lineup grows!

Starting Out: When to throw out the rundown

Adapting, killing your darlings, and all the avenues out there for when you have to start over.

Starting Out: Audio editing basics and shortcuts

Foundation: Engaging with your audience regularly

Foundation: Casting, directing, and scheduling

Elevate: Sound Design and Score

Elevate: Earning money without ads

Foundation: Selling your show to anyone

Helpful ways to boil your amazing ideas down to their most powerful essence.

Elevate: Earning a living through podcasting

Second Stage: Podcast Live Shows

Additional tickets required.

 
 
 

Industry Exclusive

The programming listed here represents just the beginning of our plans for PodcastCon; keep checking back here for more as the lineup grows!

Industry Keynotes

Networking Event