1214 December 2003
PHILCON 2003 (Philadelphia area SF conference) at Marriott City Center, Philadelphia, PA. Principal Speaker: Jack McDevitt. Artist Speakers: The Brothers Hildebrandt. Special Guest: Peter David. Registration: to be announced. Info: Philcon, Post Office Box 126, Lansdowne, PA 19050-0126, email@example.com, www.philcon.org
24 January 2004
SHADOWCON VIII (Horror, gaming, etc. conference) at Days Inn Hotel, Memphis TN. Pro Guest of Honor: P.N. Elrod, Fan Guest of Honor: Melanie Simmonds. Membership: $25 until 6 December 2003, $27 at door. Info: Shadow Con VIII, 5310 Hungerford Rd., Memphis TN 38118; Kanellissa@aol.com; www. shadowcon.org.
911 January 2004
DARKCON 2004: CONVERGENCE (Fantasy-oriented gaming conference) at Embassy Suites Phoenix North, Phoenix AZ. Registration: $20. Info: DarkCon 2004, Box 82575, Phoenix AZ 85071; (623)435-9700; darkcon@darkOnes.org; www.darkcon.org.
2325 January 2004
MARS-CON 2004 (SF/gaming/anime conference) at Clarion Hotel, Williamsburg VA. Registration: $20 until 1 January 2004, $30 at the door (checks to MarsCon, c/o R. Snare, 117 Wichita Ln., Williamsburg VA 23188). Info: MarsCon, c/o Bob Snare, Box 8143, Yorktown VA 23693; firstname.lastname@example.org; www. marscon.net.
1315 February 2004
BOSKONE 41 (New England Regional SF Conference) at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston MA. Guest of Honor: Stephen Baxter. Official Artist: Richard Hescox. Special Guest: Betsy Mitchell. Featured Filkers: Bill & Brenda Sutton. Registration: $41 until 10 January 2004, more thereafter and at the door. Info: Boskone 41, Box 809, Framingham MA 01701; fax: (617)776-3243; email@example.com; www.nesfa.org/boskone.
26 September 2004
NOREASCON 4 (62nd World Science Fiction Convention) at Sheraton Boston, Marriott, and Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Guests of Honor: William Tenn, Terry Pratchett, Jack Speer, Peter Weston. Registration: Attending USD160, Supporting USD35, Child USD105. This is the SF universes annual get-together. Professionals and readers from all over the world will be in attendance. Talks, panels, films, fancy dress competitionthe works. Info: Noreascon 4, Post Office Box 1010, Framingham, MA 01701. FAX: +1.617.776.3243. firstname.lastname@example.org , www.noreascon4.org
57 December 2004
SMOFCON 21 (Conference for people who run SF conferences) at Embassy Suites, Rosemont, IL. Registration: $45. Info: SMOFcon 21, 707 Sapling Lane, Deerfield, IL 60015-3969, email@example.com, www.midfan.org/Smofcon. html.