SciFil Cons - UK retro show thoughts

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 20:30:56 CDT 2007


On 13/08/07, Billy Pettit <Billy.Pettit at wdc.com> wrote:
> Liam Proven wrote:
>
> I myself would probably tend to edge toward making it a bank holiday
> long event, with an evening programme of talks and discussions, along
> the lines of an SF convention, to encourage and foster the social side
> of it.
>
> --
>
> Second reference I've seen on the list to science fiction conventions.  I'm
> curious.  How many list members have been to a sci-fi convention or even
> know about them?  Anybody been to any WorldCons, Westercons or EasterCons?
> I know Chris Garcia is active in fandom.  Anybody else?
>
> Semi-OT since many of the cons are heavily computer/robot leaning events.
> In the early days, it was about the only place that computer geeks could
> gather and be respected as peers.

Well, me, obviously.

Eastercon '94 - date
Worldcon '87, '91, '95, '05
Novacon '95 - date except 2005
Octocon '02, '03, '04
Most Picocons since about 1995
+ Many more non-annual ones!

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