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Last Revised: 06 May 2016


Ghosts of Conventions Future

  • none currently scheduled

Snapshots from my convention album can be seen at Flickr under the user ID Alternities.


Ghosts of Conventions Past – by Name

  • Worldcon – (6) – 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1991
  • NASFiC – (1) – 1985 [TX]
  • Boskone – (2) – 1986, 1987
  • Capricon – (1) – 1986
  • Chambanacon – (2) – 1987, 1988, 2015 GoH
  • Chattacon – (1) – 1990 GoH
  • Cinclave – (1) – 1986
  • ConClave – (14) – 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2002, 2003 GoH, 2004
  • Confabulation – (1) – 1995 GoH
  • Confusion – (8 ) – 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 TM, 1992, 1996 TM
  • Conference on the Fantastic – (1) – 1982
  • Conquest – (2) – 1992 GoH, 1994
  • Contact [IN] – (1) – 1985 SG
  • Contraption – (6) – 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994 GoH
  • Convergence – (1) – 1986 GoH
  • Disclave – (1) – 1987
  • Duckon – (1) – 2005
  • InConJunction – (11) – 1984, 1985 GoH, 1986, 1987, 1988 TM, 1989, 1990 GoH, 1991 FG, 1992 SG, 1993, 1994
  • Marcon – (9) – 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 GoH, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994
  • Millennicon – (1) – 1992 GoH
  • NorWesCon – (2) – 1987, 1988
  • Nova – (1) – 1989 GoH
  • Ohio Valley Filk Fest – (3) – 1989, 1994, 1998 BBB GoH
  • Orycon – (1) – 1987 TM
  • Phoenixcon [GA] – (1) – 1987 GoH
  • Rivercon – (1) – 1986
  • Windycon – (5) – 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989

Ghosts of Conventions Past – by Year

Mo/Yr — Convention Name [AKA] (Worldcon-NASFiC) /NOTES/
  1. May 1982 Third Conference on the Fantastic, Boca Raton FL
  2. Sep 1982 Chicon IV (1982 Worldcon), Chicago IL

  3. Sep 1983 Constellation (1983 Worldcon), Baltimore MD

  4. May 1984 Marcon XIX, Columbus OH
  5. July 6-8, 1984 InConJunction IV, Indianapolis IN – photos now on Flickr
  6. Sep 1984 L.A. Con II (1984 Worldcon), Anaheim CA
  7. Nov 1984 Conclave IX, Plymouth MI

  8. Jan 1985 Confusion X [Decadent Confusion], Plymouth MI
  9. May 1985 Marcon XX, Columbus OH / Emprise debut
  10. July 5-7, 1985 InConJunction V, Indianapolis /Guest of Honor/
  11. Aug 1985 Lone Star Con (1985 NASFiC), Austin TX – photos now on Flickr
  12. Oct 1985 Windycon XII, Schaumberg IL
  13. Nov 1985 Conclave X, Plymouth MI
  14. Nov 1985 Contact 85, Evansville IN /Special Guest/

  15. Jan 1986 Confusion XI [Perpetual Confusion], Plymouth MI
  16. Feb 1986 Boskone XXIII, Boston MA
  17. Feb 1986 Capricon VI, Lincolnwood IL
  18. Apr 1986 Cinclave I, Cincinnati OH /Guest/
  19. May 1986 Marcon XXI, Columbus OH
  20. July 4-6, 1986 InConJunction VI, Indianapolis IN
  21. Jul 1986 Rivercon, Louisville KY
  22. Aug 1986 Convergence I, Fort Wayne IN /Guest of Honor/
  23. Aug 1986 Confederation (1986 Worldcon), Atlanta GA
  24. Nov 1986 Windycon XIII, Schaumberg IL /Guest/

  25. Jan 1987 Confusion XII [Stark Raving Confusion], Plymouth MI – photos now on Flickr
  26. Feb 1987 Boskone XXIV, Boston MA
  27. Mar 26-29, 1987 Norwescon Alternacon, Seattle WA
  28. May 1987 Contraption 3 [Newfangled Contraption], Southfield MI
  29. May 1987 Marcon XXII, Columbus OH /Guest of Honor/
  30. May 1987 Disclave ’87, Washington DC
  31. May 1987 Phoenixcon 2, Atlanta GA /Guest of Honor/
  32. July 3-5, 1987 Inconjunction VII, Indianapolis IN
  33. Oct 1987 Conclave XII, Southfield MI – photos now on Flickr
  34. Nov 1987 Windycon XIV, Schaumberg IL /Guest/
  35. Nov 1987 Orycon 9 [O. ’87], Portland OR /Toastmaster/
  36. Nov 1987 Chambanacon 17, Champaign IL

  37. Jan 1988 Confusion XIII [Ambulatory Confusion], Southfield MI
  38. Mar 24-27, 1988 Norwescon 10, Tacoma WA
  39. Apr 1988 Marcon XXIII, Columbus OH
  40. July 1-3, 1988 InConJunction VIII, Indy IN /Toastmaster/
  41. Sep 1988 Nolacon II (1988 Worldcon), New Orleans
  42. Nov 1988 Windycon XV, Schaumburg IL /Guest/
  43. Nov 1988 Chambanacon 18, Champaign IL

  44. Jan 1989 Confusion XIV [Confusion 102], Southfield MI
  45. Mar 1989 Nova 14, Detroit MI /Guest of Honor/
  46. Apr 1989 Marcon 24, Columbus OH
  47. May 1989 Contraption 5, Southfield MI
  48. June 30- July 2, 1989 InConJunction IX, Indianapolis IN /Local Hero/
  49. Oct 1989 Conclave XIV, Plymouth MI
  50. Oct 1989 OVFF V, Columbus OH
  51. Nov 1989 Windycon XVI, Schaumburg IL /Guest/

  52. Jan 1990 Chattacon XV, Chattanooga TN /Guest of Honor/
  53. Jan 1990 Confusion XV [State of Confusion], Plymouth MI /Toastmaster/
  54. Apr 1990 Contraption 6 [Lost Continent of Contraption], Troy MI
  55. May 1990 Marcon XXV, Columbus OH
  56. July 6-8, 1990 InConJunction X, Indianapolis IN /Guest of Honor/
  57. Oct 1990 Conclave 15, Plymouth MI

  58. Apr 1991 Marcon 26, Columbus OH /Black Book Band/
  59. May 1991 Contraption 7 [Contraption Kaizen], Troy MI
  60. July 5-7, 1991 InConJunction XI, Indianapolis IN /Featured Guest/
  61. Aug 1991 Chicon V (1991 Worldcon), Chicago IL /Black Book Band//Hugo Award nominee/
  62. Oct 1991 Conclave 16, Southfield MI

  63. Jan 1992 Confusion XVII [Hardwired Confusion], Southfield MI
  64. Mar 1992 Millennicon -9, Dayton OH /Guest of Honor//Black Book Band/
  65. May 1992 Conquest XXIII, Kansas City MO /Guest of Honor/ Photos wanted!
  66. July 3-5, 1992 InConJunction XII, Indianapolis /Special Guest/
  67. Oct 1992 Conclave 17, Southfield MI /Black Book Band/

  68. May 1993 Contraption 9 [Stargazing Contraption], Troy MI
  69. July 2-4, 1993 InConJunction XIII, Indy /Featured Guest//Black Book Band/
  70. Oct 1993 Conclave 18, Southfield MI

  71. Apr 1994 Contraption 10 [Off-Key Contraption], Troy MI /Guest of Honor//Black Book Band/ Photos wanted!
  72. May 1994 Marcon 29, Columbus OH /Black Book Band/
  73. May 1994 ConQuest 25, Kansas City MO
  74. July 1-3, 1994 InConJunction XIV, Indianapolis IN /Featured Guest//Black Book Band/
  75. Oct 1994 OVFF 10, Columbus OH /Black Book Band/

  76. Feb 1995, Confabulation 7, Bedford IN /Guest of Honor/ Photos wanted!!
  77. Sep 1995, ConClave XX, Lansing MI

  78. Jan 1996, Deviant Confusion, Novi MI /Toastmaster/ Photos wanted!
  79. Oct 1996, ConClave XXI, Lansing MI / walk-in / Black Book Band unplugged /

  80. Oct 1998, Ohio Valley Filk Fest, Columbus OH /Black Book Band as Guests of Honor/ Photos wanted!

  81. Oct 1999, ConClave XXIV, Lansing MI / walk-in /

  82. Oct 2002, ConClave XXVII, Lansing MI /Vectors debut

  83. Oct 17-19, 2003, ConClave XXVIII, Lansing MI/Guest of Honor

  84. Oct 2004, Conclave XXIX, Lansing MI

  85. June 10-12, 2005, Duckon 14, Naperville IL/Black Book Band Reunion Concert

  86. Nov 2015, Chambanacon, Normal IL/Guest of Honor