2224 May 2009
ConQuesT 40 (Kansas City area SF conference) at Hyatt Regency Crown Center, Kansas City, MO. Guest of Honor: John Scalzi; Artist Guest: Oberon Zell; Anime/Media Guest: Jerry Gelb; Fan Guest: Ed deGruy; Toastmaster: Ellen Datlow. Membership: $30 until 1 January 2009; later to be announced.
Info: http:// www.conquestkc.org/; ConQuesT 40, P.O. Box 36212, Kansas City, MO 64171
2224 May 2009
OASIS 22 (Orlando area SF conference) at Sheraton Orlando Downtown, Orlando, FL. Writer Guest of Honor: Peter David; Special Guest Writer: John Ringo; Editor Guest of Honor: Toni Weisskopf; Artist Guest of Honor: Johnny Atomic. Membership: $35 until 30 April 2009, $40 at the door.
Info: www.oasfis.org/oasis; OASFiS, PO Box 592905, Orlando, FL 32859-2905.
57 June 2009
SOONERCON 2009 (Oklahoma SF conference) at Oklahoma City, OK. Guests: Eric Flint, Selina Rosen; Artist Guest of Honor: Brad Foster. Info: www.soonercon.info; firstname.lastname@example.org; SoonerCon, c/o Atomic Comics, 6006 S Western, Oklahoma City, OK 73139, (405) 632-2848.
25 July 2009
WESTERCON 62/FIESTACON (Western North America science fantasy convention) at Tempe Mission Palms Hotel, Tempe, AZ. Artist Guest of Honor: Todd Lockwood; Writer Guest of Honor: Alan Dean Foster; Editor Guest of Honor: Stanley Schmidt; Fan Guests of Honor: Jim & Doreen Webbert; Toastmasters: Patrick and Teresa Nielsen Hayden. Membership after 31 December 2008 to be announced.
Info: www.fiestacon.org/; email@example.com; (480) 945-6890; FiestaCon, c/o Leprecon, Inc., PO Box 26665 Tempe, AZ 85285
610 August 2009
ANTICIPATION (67th World Science Fiction Convention) at Palais des congrès de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Guests of Honor: Neil Gaiman, Elisabeth Vonarburg; Fan Guest of Honor: Taral Wayne; Editor Guest of Honor: David G. Hartwell; Publisher Guest of Honor: Tom Doherty; MC: Julie Czerneda. Membership: until 15 July 2009 (see website for latest details): CAD/AUD 240, USD 195 GBP 130; EUR 150; JPY 18000000; supporting membership CAD/AUD 55; USD 55; GBP 25; EUR 35; JPY 6000. This is the SF universe’s annual get-together. Professionals and readers from all over the world will be in attendance. Talks, panels, films, fancy dress competitionthe works. Nominate and vote for the Hugos.
Info: www.anticipationsf.ca/English/Home. C.P. 105, Succursale NDG, Montréal, Québec, Canada H4A 3P4
47 September 2009
North American Discworld Convention (conference dedicated to Terry Prachett’s Discworld books) at The Tempe Mission Palms Hotel, Tempe, AZ. Guest of Honor: Terry Prachett; Other guests: Esther Friesner, Diane Duane, Peter Morwood.
Info: www.nadwcon.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, (480) 945-6890, North American Discworld Convention 2009, c/o Leprecon, Inc., P.O. Box 26665, Tempe, AZ 85285.