MARCON 39 (Central Ohio SF conference) at Hyatt Regency, Columbus OH. Guest of Honor: Laurell K. Hamilton. Artist Guest of Honor: Nene Thomas. Godzilla Guest of Honor: Bob Eggleton. Costuming Guest of Honor: Julie Zettergerg. Editor Guest of Honor: Ellen Datlow. Fan Guests of Honor: Bjo & John Trimble. Filk Guests of Honor: Jane Robinson & Cynthia McQuillin. Science Guest of Honor: Hugh S. Gregory. Godzilla Special Guest: J.D. Lees. Registration: $35 until 12 May 2004, $50 at door. Info: Marcon, Box 141414, Columbus OH 43214; www.marcon.org.
OASIS 17 (Orlando area SF conference) at Radisson Plaza Hotel, Orlando FL. Guest of Honor: Allen Steele. Artist Guest of Honor: H. Ed Cox, Filk Guest of Honor: Michael Longcor. Special AuthorGuest: Jack McDevitt. Special Artist Guest: Rebecca Schumacher. Registration: $25 until 30 April 2004, $30 at door. Info: OASFiS, Box 592905, Orlando FL 32859-2905; (407)263-5822; email@example.com; www.oasfis.org.
BALTICON 38 (Baltimore area SF conference) at Wyndham Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore MD. Guest of Honor: Lois McMaster Bujold. Artist Guest of Honor: Dave Seeley. Music Guest of Honor: Heather Alexander. 2003 Compton Crook Award Winner: Patricia Bray. Registration: $42 until 28 February 2004, $47 until 30 April 2004, $52 thereafter. Info: Balticon 38, Box 686, Baltimore MD 21203-0686; (410)JOE-BSFS; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.balticon.org.
BAYCON 2004 (SF Bay area SF conference) at San Jose DoubleTree Hotel, San Jose CA. Guest of Honor: Michael Swanwick. Artist Guest of Honor: Jael. Fan Guest of Honor: Elayne Pelz. TM: Sean Stewart. Registration: $60 until 29 February 2004, $65 until 30 April 2004, $75 at the door. Info: Baycon, Box 610427, San Jose CA 95161-0427; (408)450-1788; email@example.com; www.baycon.org.
WISCON 28 (Wisconsin area SF conference with feminist orientation) at Concourse Hotel, Madison WI. Guests of Honor: Patricia McKillip, Eleanor Arnason. Registration: $40 until 30 April 2004, $50 at door. Info: WisCon, c/o SF3, Box 1624, Madison WI 53701; (608)233-8850; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.sf3.org/wiscon.
36 June 2004
MYTHIC JOURNEYS (Academic SF conference) at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Atlanta GA. Theme: Exploring Story and Ritual in Contemporary Life, Art, Education, and Psychology. Guests: Isabel Allende, Nick Bantock, Charles de Lint, Brian & Wendy Froud, Robert Holdstock, Ellen Kushner, Alan & Virginia Lee, Delia Sherman, Tom Shippey, Charles Vess, Terry Windling, Jane Yolen. Info: john@ mythicjourneys.org or email@example.com; www.mythicjourneys.org.
46 June 2004
CONCAROLINAS 2004 (Carolina SF conference) at Marriott Executive Park, Charlotte NC. Artist Guest of Honor: Joe Corroney; Fan Group Special Guest: Albin Johnson. Registration: $25 until 15 May 2004, $35 thereafter. Info: ConCarolinas, Box 9100, Charlotte NC 28299-9100; firstname.lastname@example.org; http:// secfi.org/concarolinas.
46 June 2004
DUCKON 13 (Illinois area SF conference) at Ramada Plaza Chicago Northshore, Lincolnwood IL. Guest of Honor: Eric Flint; Artist Guest of Honor: Butch Honeck; Filk Guest of Honor: Steve Macdonald; Fan Guest of Honor: Roxanne Meida King; Special Guest: J.D. Frazer. Registration: $35 until 1 May 2004, $50 thereafter. Info: DucKon 13, Box 4843, Wheaton IL 60189-4843; email@example.com; www.duckon.org.
1113 June 2004
DREAMCON (Florida area multigenre conference) at Adams Mark, Jacksonville FL. Guests: Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes, Peter David, Tananarive Due. Registration: $30 until 9 February 2004, $35 until 30 April 2004, $40 thereafter. Info: Ronald W. Methvin, (904)910-0518; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.dreamcon.net.
24 July 2004
INCONJUNCTION (Indiana SF conference) at Indianapolis Sheraton Hotel & Suites, Indianapolis IN. Guest of Honor: Eric Flint. Media Guest of Honor: David Winning. Filking Guests of Honor: Barry Childs-Helton, Sally Childs-Helton. TM: James O. Farlow. Registration: $30 until 1 May 2004, $35 thereafter. Info: InConJunction XXIV, Box 68514, Indianapolis IN 46268-0514; email@example.com; www. inconjunction.org.
25 July 2004
WESTERCON 57: CONKOPELLI (West Coast Science Fantasy conference) at The Wigwam Resort, Litchfield Park AZ. Guest of Honor: C.J. Cherryh. Artist Guest of Honor: David Cherry. Music Guest of Honor: Heather Alexander. Fan Guest of Honor: John Hertz. Local Author Guest of Honor: Diana Gabaldon. Registration: $75 until 31 May 2004. Info: Westercon 57: ConKopelli, Box 67457, Phoenix AZ 85082; info@ conkopelli.org; www.conkopelli.org.
1618 July 2004
2325 July 2004
CONFLUENCE 2004 (Pittsburgh area SF conference) at Four Points Sheraton, Pittsburgh PA. Registration: $30 until 1 July 2004, $40 thereafter. Info: Confluence, Box 3681, Pittsburgh PA 15230-3681; (412) 344-0456; confluence@ spellcaster.org; http://trfn.clpgh.org /parsec/conflu.
TRINOC-CON (Carolinas SF conference) at Durham Marriott & Civic Center, Durham NC. Guests of Honor: Steve Miller, Sharon Lee. Gaming Guest of Honor: Sam Lewis. Registration: $35. Info: Trinoc*coN Corporation, Box 10633, Raleigh NC 27605-0633; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.trinoc-con.org.
30 July2 August 2004
MYTHCON XXXV (Bridges to Other Worlds) at University of Michigan (Michigan League Building), Ann Arbor MI. Guests of Honor: Neil Gaiman, Charles A. Huttar. Registration: $50 (Mythopoeic Society members), $60 (non-members). Info: Mythcon 35, Marion VanLoo, Co-Chair, Box 71, Napoleon MI 49261; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.mythsoc.org/mythcon35.html.
68 August 2004
CON-VERSION XXI (Alberta SF conference) at Calgary, AB, Canada. Guest of Honor: George R.R. Martin. Canadian Guests of Honor: Spider & Jeanne Robinson. Registration: C$40 until 1 August 2004, C$50 at door. Info: Calgary SF & Fantasy Society, Box 20098, Calgary Place RPO, Calgary, AB T2P 4J2, Canada. www.con-version.org.
1315 August 2004
ARMADILLOCON 26 (Texas area SF conference) at Hilton North, Austin TX. Guest of Honor: Sharon Shinn. Fan Guest of Honor: Chaz Boston Baden. TM: K.D. Wentworth. Editor Guest of Honor: Stanley Schmidt. Artist Guest of Honor: Charles Vess. Registration: $35 until 25 July 2004, $40 thereafter. Info: ArmadilloCon, Box 27277, Austin TX 78755; (512)477-6259; armadillocontx @yahoo.com; www.fact.org/dillo/.
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. email@example.com , 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.midfan.org/Smofcon. html.