On July 29 - 30, 2017, in the DUMBO section in NYC, Blerd City Con’s inaugural conference drew 300 attendees, covering a weekend and spanning four locations. The conference totaled 40 activities.
Women In Comics: Gender and Inclusion in the Modern Age of the Comic Book World
Enter the last Dragon: Black Folks & Martial Arts
A Right Not to Die: Imprisonment from Birth to Death
New Avengers: Creating a Unique Voice in Nerd Media
Cosplay, Disabilities, Geek Culture and Neurodiversity!
Afropast and Afrofuture: Indy Explosive Comics
The DieselFunk Brothers – Gloggers Tim and Jim Fielder
ImageNation Short Film Showcase
Creatively Speaking Short Film Showcase
Anime, Mange, Kpop & Race Mash Up
AfroCrowd: Bringing the Digital Footprints of the African Diaspora with Wikipedia
Blood, Thirst, and Gargoyles: The Eric Battle’s Way