International Steampunk Symposium

Six Weeks Until Symposium 2020

SIX more weeks until Steampunk Symposium 2020, the immersive convention that places YOU center stage of the action. Will you be...
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Six Weeks Until Symposium 2020

Unwoman at the Symposium

We are thrilled to announce that the legendary Unwoman will be our headline act at the 2020 Steampunk Symposium! Unwoman...
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Unwoman at the Symposium

R.S. Belcher – Guest of Honor

We are thrilled to announce that R.S. Belcher, author of various "Weird West" novels and more, will be our Guest...
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R.S. Belcher – Guest of Honor

The Nülydedz

There will be a wide variety of music and entertainment at the 2020 Symposium, and we are excited to make...
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The Nülydedz

Scott Helland Guitarmy of One(ness)

Steampunk Symposium 2020 is thrilled to have Scott Helland’s (of Frenchy & the Punk) Guitarmy of One perform on the main stage this March. Scott Helland Guitarmy of One(ness): “Former punk bassist turned Instrumental songwriter, Scott Helland, has created a musical world of his own influenced by movie soundtracks, punk rock and eastern european guitar […]

Wily Women of the Wild West

The 2020 Symposium Program invites to find out more about the roles of women on the frontier and some of the crazy characters who helped tame the Wild West. Presented by Phoebe Darqueling. The wild West is famous for its cow-BOYS, but what about all of the women who found freedom among the tumbleweeds? Find […]

Steampunk Swap Meet

The 2020 Symposium Program invites to trade things you don’t use anymore with your fellow attendees, and perhaps find a diamond in the rough for yourself. Presented by Nina Witowski. Got an old pair of googles you don’t use but are eyeing your mate’s bracelet? Come join us for the Steampunk Swap Meet where you […]

Six Weeks Until Symposium 2020

SIX more weeks until Steampunk Symposium 2020, the immersive convention that places YOU center stage of the action. Will you be the hero to solve the Mystery of the Gold Rush Ghouls? Will you win prizes and glory in the Steampunk Olympiad? Will you be able to choose what to do from the ever expanding schedule […]

Pure Steam RPG

This isn’t your grandma’s steampunk. Hillbillies and Yankees scatter the landscape, which is more Appalachian than Cosmopolitan. The old, tired mountains rich in coal veins are home to the economic powerhouses of the setting. Presented by ICOSA Gameworks The Pure Steam Campaign Setting is a set of unique rules, characters, locations, and scenarios for pen and paper roleplaying. […]

Classical Self-Defense for Classy People (18+)

The Steampunk Symposium 2020 Program invites you to learn classical defense with the everyday items of a gentleman and lady. Presented by Nathan Shrider. Do you often carry a cane, umbrella, or newspaper? Do you find yourself in all manner of jams and situations that require incredible violence to escape from? Then, oh boy, is this the […]

1936 North American Heat Wave

1936 North American Heat Wave return to the Symposium this March with their touch of jazz, ragtime, and more! The band in their own words . . . 3 Gentlemen came to together a long time ago and shared the desire to entertain. However, they couldn’t decide which instruments they wanted to play in T1936NAHW . […]

The Wild Western Tea Frontier

Teaologist Samuel Birkenkamp answers the question: What does the wild west have to do with tea in China? Presented by Samuel Birkenkamp. The Wild West: A frontier that forever changed the Chinese tea markets! Come hear Teaologist Samuel Birkenkamp explain how the American Transcontinental Railroad forever changed the production of tea in china. Samuel Birkenkamp is […]

Seven Weeks Until Symposium 2020

SEVEN more weeks until Steampunk Symposium 2020, the immersive convention that places YOU center stage of the action. Will you be the hero to solve the Mystery of the Gold Rush Ghouls? Will you win prizes and glory in the Steampunk Olympiad? Will you be able to choose what to do from the ever expanding schedule […]