Bethesda has revealed the full presentation and panel schedule for QuakeCon 2011, with events kicking off on August 14 with the Annual Keynote from id Software co-founder and technical director, John Carmack.

Thursday, August 4 at 2:00pm - Welcome and Annual Keynote with John Carmack

Friday, August 5 at 1:00pm - Skyrim Presentation

  • Todd Howard, Bethesda Game Studios

Friday, August 5 at 2:30pm - 20 Years of id Software

  • John Carmack, id Software
  • Tim Willits, id Software
  • Todd Hollenshead, id Software
  • Kevin Cloud, id Software

Friday, August 5 at 4:00pm - Ultimate Origins: The Games That Influence Us

  • Raphael Colantonio, Arkane
  • Harvey Smith, Arkane
  • Matt Hooper, id Software
  • Marcus Smith, Insomniac

Friday, August 5 at 5:30pm - Prey 2 Presentation

  • Chris Rhinehart, Human Head

Saturday, August 6 at 1:00pm - Community Managers: Un-moderated!

  • Abbie Heppe, Respawn
  • Adam Pyle, id Software
  • Matt Grandstaff, Bethesda Softworks
  • Nick Breckon, Bethesda Softworks
  • Ryan Schneider, Insomniac

Saturday, August 6 at 2:30pm - First-person Perspectives

  • Mackey McClandish, Respawn
  • Drew Murray, Insomniac
  • Tim Willits, id Software
  • Julien Roby, Arkane

Saturday, August 6 at 3:30pm - PC Perspective Hardware Workshop

In addition to the lineup of presentations and panels, attendees will also have the opportunity to check out various exhibitors on the show floor, including BAWLS Guarana, the U.S Air Force, Cooler Master, CPU Magazine, Dell Computer, Diamond Multimedia, FSP GROUP USA CORP, Glitch Gaming Apparel, Grow Up Japan Co., Ltd., Gunnar Optiks, Hi-Rez Studios, IN WIN Development, Intel Americas, Inc., Plantronics and Psyko Audio Labs, Inc.

QuakeCon 2011 will take place at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX. The event remains FREE to general admission and BYOC attendees thanks to the support of id and Bethesda Softworks, as well as the QuakeCon volunteer staff and the 2011 event sponsors and exhibitors.

Doors to the QuakeCon BYOC will open on Thursday, August 4 at 9 am and will remain open through 12pm on Sunday, August 7.

QuakeCon Exhibit Hall Hours are:

  • Thursday, August 4, 2011 10 am - 6 pm
  • Friday, August 5 2011 10 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday, August 6, 2011 10 am - 6 pm

To pre-register online for QuakeCon today go to