17–21 August 2011
RENOVATION (69th World Science Fiction Convention) at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, NV. Guests of Honor: Ellen Asher, Charles N. Brown, Tim Powers, Boris Vallejo. Membership from 1 October 2010 until some later date (see website for latest details): Attending Adult: $180; Attending 17 to 21: $100; Attending 0 to 16: $75; Supporting: $50. [Ages as of 17 August 2011]. 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 competition—the works. Nominate and vote for the Hugos. Info: http://www.renovationsf.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, PO Box 13278, Portland, OR 97213-0278. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ pages/Renovation-The-69th-World-Science-Fiction-Convention/112169025477179?ref=ts; LiveJournal: http://community.livejournal. com/renovationsf
2–5 September 2011
COPPERCON 31 (Central Arizona SF conference) at Hilton Hotel, Avondale, AZ. Guest of Honor: Carrie Vaughn; Special Guest: Adam Niswander; Local Guest Author: Janni Lee Simner. Membership: until 30 April 2011—adult $35, youth (8-12) $17.50; more thereafter. Info: http://www.casfs.org/cucon; email@example.com; Box 62613, Phoenix, AZ 85082.
9–11 September 2011
CONJECTURE (San Diego area SF conference) at Hilton San Diego Mission Valley, San Diego, CA. Guest of Honor: Allan Steele. Membership: $45 until 7 September, $50 thereafter and at the door. Info: http://2011.conjecture. org; firstname.lastname@example.org.
16–18 September 2011
CONSTELLATION XXX: CORONA BOREALIS (northern Alabama SF conference) at Holiday Inn Express, Huntsville, AL. Guest of Honor: Gene Wolfe; Artist Guest of Honor: Lubov; Fan Guest of Honor: Gay Haldeman; MC: Stephanie Osborn; Special Guest: Joe Haldeman. Memberships: until 12 August 2011—$40 (adult), $25 (accompanied age 4-12), free (accompanied 0-3); more later. Info: http://www.con-stellation.org/constell/index. html; PO Box 4857, Huntsville, AL 35815-4857
23–25 September 2011
FENCON VIII/ DEEPSOUTHCON 49 (Dallas/Fort Worth area SF conference) at Crowne Plaza North Dallas, Addison, TX. Guest of Honor: Gail Carriger; Music Guest of Honor: Joe Bethancourt; Fen Guest of Honor: Steven H. Silver; Artist Guest of Honor: Vincent Di Fate; Science Guest of Honor: Les Johnson; TM: Bradley Denton; Special Guest: Lou Anders. Membership: until 1 September 2011 $35. Info: http://www.fencon.org/memberships.html; email@example.com [include FenCon in subject line]; P. O. Box 701448, Dallas, TX 75370-1448.
30 September–2 October 2011
ARCON 35 (St. Louis area SF conference) at Doubletree and Gateway Center, Collinsville, MO. Guest of Honor: Spider Robinson; Artist Guest of Honor: Brad W. Foster; TM: Rusty Hevelin; Fan Guest of Honor: Steve Lopata; Masquerade MC: Vic Milán. Membership: Adult $60 until 15 September 2011, $65 thereafter and at the door; Young Adults (11-16) $20; Kids (6-10) $8. Children through age 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Info: http://www.archonstl.org/35; inforequest@ archonstl.org; P.O. Box 4191, Ballwin, MO 63022.
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