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.
6–8 December 2019
SMOFCON 37 (SF convention runner conference) at Hyatt Regency Albuquerque NM. Central theme: All Left Turns: Making the Right Plans. Info: https://www.smofcon37-abq.org/
17–19 January 2020
COSINE 2020 (Colorado Springs SF conference) at Hotel Eleganté, Colorado Springs CO. Guest of Honor: Eric Flint, Science Guest of Honor: Courtney Willis, Artist Guest of Honor: Peri Charlifu, TM: Connie Willis. Info: https://www.firstfridayfandom.org/cosine/
17–20 January 2020
ARISIA 2020 (New England SF conference) at Westin Boston Waterfront. Author Guest of Honor: Cadwell Turnbull, Artist Guest of Honor: Kristina Carroll, Fan Guest of Honor: Arthur Chu. Info: https://www.arisia.org
13–16 February 2020
CAPRICON 40 (Chicago area SF conference) at Westin Chicago North Shore. Author Guest of Honor: Tobias Buckell, Artist Guest of Honor: Trung Le Nguyen (Trungles), Fan Guest of Honor: Lillian Sams. Info: http://capricon.org
14–16 February 2020
BOSKONE 57 (New England SF conference) at Westin Boston Waterfront. Guest of Honor: Kim Stanley Robinson, YA Fiction Guest: Holly Black, Official Artist: Eric Wilkerson, Music Guest: Cheshire Moon, Hal Clement Science Speaker: Jon Singer, NESFA Press Guest: Jim Burns. Info: https://www.boskone.org
; P.O. Box 809, Framingham MA 01701.
20–23 August 2020
NASFiC 2020 (North American SF convention) at Sheraton Columbus Hotel, Columbus OH. Guests of Honor—Authors: Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson, Artist: Stephanie Law, Editor: Christopher J. Garcia, Science: Marc Millis (NASA), Fans: Sue & Steve Francis, 1632 Minicon Guest: Eric Flint. Info: http://columbus2020nasfic.org/
29 July–2 August 2020
CoNZealand (78th World Science Fiction Convention) at TSB Arena and Shed 6, Intercontinental Hotel, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, Aotearoa (New Zealand). Author Guests of Honor: Mercedes Lackey & Larry Dixon, NZ Artist Guest of Honor: Greg Broadmore, Fan Guest of Honor: Rose Mitchell, TM: George R. R. Martin. 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: https://conzealand.nz/.
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