NOTE: Membership rates and other details often change after we have gone to press. In addition, most conventions have age-based membership rates in advance and at the door. There also may be rates for single days. Check the websites for the most recent information.
2–4 March 2018
MARSCON (SF conference) at Hilton Minneapolis/St Paul Mall of America, Bloomington MN. Planned Guests of Honor: Actor Roger Cross, Artist Steve Thomas, Author MaryJanice Davidson, Science GoH Bridget Landry. Planned Featured Guests: Astronomer Parke Kunkle, Musical Artists Library Bards. Info: http://www.marscon.org/; P.O. Box 21213, Eagan, MN 55121.
9–11 March 2018
HELIOSPHERE (NYC area SF conference) at Double Tree, Tarrytown NY. Guests of Honor: Eric Flint, Charles Gannon, Cecilia Tan, Mark Oshiro. Info: http://www.heliosphereny.org/; email@example.com; New Amsterdam Science Fiction and Fantasy Fandom, Inc., 450 Lexington Avenue 3744, New York, NY 10163-3744.
14–18 March 2018
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (academic SF conference) at Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside, Orlando, FL. Guests of Honor: John Kessel and Nike Sulway, Guest Scholar: Fred Botting, Special Guest Emeritus: Brian Aldiss. Info: http://www.fantastic-arts.org/.
23–25 March 2018
WONDERCON (SF, comics, media conference) at Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA. Info: https://www.comic-con.org/wca.
29 March–1 April 2017
NORWESCON 41 (Pacific Northwest SF conference) at DoubleTree by Seattle Airport, SeaTac, WA. Guests of Honor: Ken Liu (Writer), Wayne Barlowe (Artist), Mathew Wedel (Science), and Green Ronin Publishing (Spotlight Publisher). Info: http://www.norwescon.org/; firstname.lastname@example.org.
30 March–1 April 2018
MINICON 53 (Twin cities area SF conference) at Double Tree Saint Louis Park, Minnesota. Guest of Honor: Rachel Swirsky and Lyda Morehouse, Featured Artist: Jon Arfstrom. Info: http://mnstf.org/minicon/; Lake Street Station, P.O. Box 8297, Minneapolis MN 55408-0297.
16–20 August 2018
WORLDCON 76 (76th World Science Fiction Convention) at San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, California. Guests of Honor: Spider Robinson, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Pierre & Sandy Pettinger, Bob Wilkins, Edgar Pangborn (in memoriam). 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.worldcon76.org/; email@example.com; +1-408-905-9366; P.O. Box 61363, Sunnyvale CA 94088-1363, USA.
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