Did you ever stop to think what life would be like without the Internet during this era of COVID-19? I hear you… and will not continue to think about it either. Thanks to our powerful, high-speed data networks, fans are still able to enjoy the convention experience with these upcoming virtual events:

GalaxyCon Live – Next Generation: Saturday, June 13 at 2 p.m. EST

GalaxyCon Live is inviting one and all to join some members of the Enterprise-D for a 50-minute Q&A session, which will include Jonathan Frakes (Cmdr. William Riker), Denise Crosby (Lt. Tasha Yar), and John de Lancie (Q). This promises to be an enjoyable conversation, especially with Frakes recent involvement directing both Star Trek: Discovery and Picard. Preregistration is required and autographs and one-on-one chats are available with the stars as well.

Science Division’s CONnected Community Con: Sunday, June 14 at 2 p.m. EST

Science Division, the duo that created the amazing animated Tribble, is hosting the CONnected Community Con, which they say is a “free online platform” for anyone who wishes to to host virtual events. It may have evolved into more than just a simple meeting place for Trek vendors, because from 2:30 to 3 p.m. EST, Deep Space Nine’s Alexander Siddig (Dr. Bashir) will host a Zoom-based welcome panel.

After that, fans can visit the participants rooms and chat with folks like the Thrifty Trekkie, Alison Pitt host of the Daily Star Trek News podcast, the TrekLad, and noted author Larry Nemecek along with many others. The entire event is free of charge to attend.

GalaxyCon Live – Enterprise: Sunday, June 14, 2 p.m. EST

YIKES! At the same time as the CONnected Community Con starts, you can attend GalaxyCon Live’s Star Trek: Enterprise Q&A session, which will feature John Billingsley (Dr. Flox), Connor Trinneer (Trip Tucker), and Dominic Keating (Malcolm Reed). The Q&A session is free to attend. One-on-one video chats, personalized autographs and videos will be available, for purchase. Preregistration is required.

GalaxyCon Live – Next Generation: Saturday, June 20, 2 p.m. EST

You’re invited to a live stream Q&A The Next Generation stars — Brent Spiner (Data), Gates McFadden (Dr. Crusher), and Levar Burton (Geordi La Forge), on Saturday, June 20, starting at 2 p.m. The Q&A session is free to attend. One-on-one video chats, personalized autographs and videos will be available, for purchase. Preregistration is required.

GalaxyCon Live – Voyager: Thursday, June 25, 6 p.m. EST

Fans don’t need to go to the Delta Quadrant to meet up with their favorite crewmen from the Starship Voyager! On Thursday, June 25 at 6 p.m. EST, fans can chat with Robert Picardo (The Doctor), Tim Russ (Tuvok), and Garrett Wang (Harry Kim)! The Q&A session is free to attend. One-on-one video chats, personalized autographs and videos will be available, for purchase. Preregistration is required.

GalaxyCon Live – Deep Space Nine: Saturday, June 27, 4 p.m. EST

WOW! This is cool. Thanks to GalaxyCon Live, you can meet the hilariously sinister Elim Garak! Share a 50-minute Q&A session with Andy Robinson (Garak) Armin Shimerman (Quark), and Nana Visitor (Kira Nerys), on Saturday June 27, starting at 4 p.m. EST. The Q&A virtual event is free to attend. One-on-one video chats, personalized autographs and videos will be available, for purchase. Preregistration is required.

UPDATE: GalaxyCon Live – Trek Doctors: Sunday, July 5 at 2 p.m. EST

Is there a doctor in the house, or on the ship? There will be a bunch of your favorites available for a chat session on Sunday, July 5 at 2 p.m. EST, courtesy of GalaxyCon Live. Meet up with Gates McFadden, John Billingsley, Alexander Siddig, and Robert Picardo. The Q&A virtual event is free to attend. One-on-one video chats, personalized autographs and videos will be available, for purchase. Preregistration is required.

  • Wilson Cruz, Dr. Hugh Culber from Star Trek: Discovery, will be joining his fellow Trek physicians for this amazing event!

GalaxyCon Live – William Shatner: Saturday, July 11 at 12 p.m. EST

The greatest Star Trek captain of them all — James Tiberius Kirk — will be available for a free 50-minute Q&A session on July 11 starting at noon EST. Fans may interact with Mr. Shatner, who likes to be called ”Bill,” during the one-on-one video chats, personalized autographs and videos opportunities. Those will be available for purchase. Preregistration is required.

UPDATE: Virtual Trek Con: July 15-20

Perhaps the grand-daddy of all the summer Star Trek virtual events will be the Virtual Trek Con, featuring a ton of stars to meet and interact with. Here’s a list of who is confirmed thus far:

  • Doug Jones
  • Nana Visitor
  • Armin Shimerman
  • Alexander Siddig
  • Robert Beltran
  • Cirroc Lofton
  • Ira Steven Behr
  • Larry Nemecek
  • Dr. Erin Macdonald

And many more! Also, fans can expect a special video message from Nichelle Nichols. Get all the details at their website. The event is free for all to attend.

UPDATE: We received an e-mail with the new dates for Virtual Trek Con, which are July 15-20.

Did we miss any? Please let us know in the comments below!