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First Contact Day Schedule


On April 5, join hosts Wil Wheaton and Mica Burton for FREE virtual panels and programming celebrating First Contact Day with the iconic cast members and creative minds from the “Star Trek” universe, here at StarTrek.com/FirstContact, presented by Paramount+.

The panels begin at 12:00 PM PT with Welcome and Intro remarks. Please see below for more information. All times Pacific Time.

First Contact Day: A Special Presentation
Panel #1

Special Presentation

A special announcement and presentation by Patrick Stewart.

Scheduled to appear

Wil Wheaton

Wil Wheaton

Star Trek Picard's Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart

First Contact Day: Revisiting First Contacts
Panel #2

Revisiting “Star Trek: First Contact”

The cast of “Star Trek: First Contact” revisit the film's importance and impact on Star Trek canon, 25 years after its premiere.

Scheduled to appear

Wil Wheaton

Wil Wheaton

Star Trek Picard's Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart

First Contact Day: Brent Spiner

Brent Spiner

First Contact Day: Alice Krige

Alice Krige

First Contact Day: Jonathan Frakes

Jonathan Frakes

First Contact Day: Creating First Contacts
Panel #3

Creating First Contacts

There would be no “First Contact” without these panelists. These behind-the-camera experts discuss how the collaboration between creature design, make-up, costuming, photography, VFX, and more work to create the strange new worlds of Star Trek.

Scheduled to appear

First Contact Day Host: Mica Burton

Mica Burton

First Contact Day: Gersha Phillips

Gersha Phillips

First Contact Day Host: Jason Zimmerman

Jason Zimmerman

First Contact Day Host: Nevile Page

Neville Page

First Contact Day: James Mackinnon

James Mackinnon

First Contact Day: Women In Motion
Panel #4

Women In Motion

Our panelists look back at how Star Trek: The Original Series actress Nichelle Nichols helped pave the way for women of color on television and overall, her lasting impact on not only “Star Trek,” but science and culture.

Scheduled to appear

First Contact Day Host: Mica Burton

Mica Burton

Sonequa Headshot

Sonequa Martin-Green

First Contact Day: Isa Briones

Isa Briones

First Contact Day: Dawn Lewis

Dawnn Lewis

First Contact Day: Michelle Hurd

Michelle Hurd

First Contact Day: Second Contact
Panel #5

Second Contact

Our panelists discuss how some of the hilarious B-stories from past series like Star Trek: The Next Generation paved the way for new iterations of “Star Trek,” including Star Trek: Lower Decks, the “Star Trek” franchise’s first animated comedy.

Scheduled to appear

Wil Wheaton

Wil Wheaton

First Contact Day Host: Paul Tomkins

Paul F. Tompkins

Star Trek: Lower Deck's Mike McMahan

Mike McMahan

First Contact Day: Jonathan Frakes

Jonathan Frakes

First Contact Day: Brent Spiner

Brent Spiner

First Contact Day: Prodigy
Panel #6

First Contact with Star Trek: Prodigy

Kevin and Dan Hageman are joined by Star Trek: Voyager’s Captain Kathryn Janeway herself, Kate Mulgrew, who is reprising her role in animated form in Prodigy, as they talk about the highly anticipated upcoming CG-animated kids series.

Scheduled to appear

First Contact Day Host: Mica Burton

Mica Burton

Star Trek: Voyager's Kate Mulgrew

Kate Mulgrew

First Contact Day: Hageman Brothers

Dan Hageman

First Contact Day: Hageman Brothers

Kevin Hageman

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