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Last Revised: 06 May 2016


Ghosts of Conventions Future

  • Marcon, May 10-12, 2019 (Black Book Band)

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. Mar 12-14, 1982 Third Conference on the Fantastic, Boca Raton FL
  2. Sep 2-6, 1982 Chicon IV (1982 Worldcon), Chicago IL

  3. Sep 1-5, 1983 Constellation (1983 Worldcon), Baltimore MD

  4. May 18-20, 1984 Marcon XIX, Columbus OH
  5. July 6-8, 1984 InConJunction IV, Indianapolis IN
  6. Aug 30-Sep 3, 1984 L.A. Con II (1984 Worldcon), Anaheim CA
  7. Nov 2-4, 1984 Conclave IX, Plymouth MI

  8. Jan 25-27, 1985 Confusion X [Decadent Confusion], Plymouth MI
  9. May 10-12, 1985 Marcon XX, Columbus OH / Emprise debut
  10. July 5-7, 1985 InConJunction V, Indianapolis /Guest of Honor/
  11. Aug 30-Sep 5, 1985 Lone Star Con (1985 NASFiC), Austin TX
  12. Oct 11-13, 1985 Windycon XII, Schaumberg IL
  13. Nov 8-10, 1985 Conclave X, Plymouth MI
  14. Nov 15-17, 1985 Contact 85, Evansville IN /Special Guest/

  15. Jan 24-26, 1986 Confusion XI [Perpetual Confusion], Plymouth MI
  16. Feb 14-16, 1986 Boskone XXIII, Boston MA
  17. Feb 28-Mar 2, 1986 Capricon VI, Lincolnwood IL
  18. Apr 25-27, 1986 Cinclave I, Cincinnati OH /Guest/
  19. May 15-18, 1986 Marcon XXI, Columbus OH
  20. July 4-6, 1986 InConJunction VI, Indianapolis IN
  21. Jul 26, 1986 Rivercon XI, Louisville KY
  22. Aug 1986 Convergence I, Fort Wayne IN /Guest of Honor/
  23. Aug 28-Sep 1, 1986 Confederation (1986 Worldcon), Atlanta GA
  24. Nov 14-16, 1986 Windycon XIII, Schaumberg IL /Guest/

  25. Jan 25-27, 1987 Confusion XII [Stark Raving Confusion], Plymouth MI
  26. Feb 13-16, 1987 Boskone XXIV, Boston MA
  27. Mar 26-29, 1987 Norwescon Alternacon, Seattle WA
  28. May 1-3, 1987 Contraption 3 [Newfangled Contraption], Southfield MI
  29. May 9-11, 1987 Marcon XXII, Columbus OH /Guest of Honor/
  30. May 22-24, 1987 Disclave ’87, Washington DC
  31. May 29-31, 1987 Phoenixcon 2, Atlanta GA /Guest of Honor/
  32. July 3-5, 1987 Inconjunction VII, Indianapolis IN
  33. Oct 9-11, 1987 Conclave XII, Southfield MI
  34. Nov 6-8, 1987 Windycon XIV, Schaumberg IL /Guest/
  35. Nov 12-15, 1987 Orycon 9 [O. ’87], Portland OR /Toastmaster/
  36. Nov 27-29, 1987 Chambanacon 17, Champaign IL

  37. Jan 15-17, 1988 Confusion XIII [Ambulatory Confusion], Southfield MI
  38. Mar 24-27, 1988 Norwescon 10, Tacoma WA
  39. Apr 29-May 1, 1988 Marcon XXIII, Columbus OH
  40. July 1-3, 1988 InConJunction VIII, Indy IN /Toastmaster/
  41. Sep 1-5, 1988 Nolacon II (1988 Worldcon), New Orleans
  42. Nov 11-13, 1988 Windycon XV, Schaumburg IL /Guest/
  43. Nov 25-27, 1988 Chambanacon 18, Champaign IL

  44. Jan 20-22, 1989 Confusion XIV [Confusion 102], Southfield MI
  45. Mar 24-26, 1989 Nova 14, Detroit MI /Guest of Honor/
  46. Apr 28-30, 1989 Marcon 24, Columbus OH
  47. May 5-7, 1989 Contraption 5 [Covert], Southfield MI
  48. June 30- July 2, 1989 InConJunction IX, Indianapolis IN /Local Hero/
  49. Oct 13-15, 1989 Conclave XIV, Plymouth MI
  50. Oct 27-29, 1989 OVFF V, Columbus OH
  51. Nov 3-5, 1989 Windycon XVI, Schaumburg IL /Guest/

  52. Jan 11-15, 1990 Chattacon XV, Chattanooga TN /Guest of Honor/
  53. Jan 19-21, 1990 Confusion XV [State of Confusion], Plymouth MI /Toastmaster/
  54. Apr 6-8, 1990 Contraption 6 [Lost Continent of Contraption], Troy MI
  55. May 18-20, 1990 Marcon XXV, Columbus OH
  56. July 6-8, 1990 InConJunction X, Indianapolis IN /Guest of Honor/
  57. Oct 19-21, 1990 Conclave 15, Plymouth MI

  58. Apr 26-28, 1991 Marcon 26, Columbus OH /Black Book Band/
  59. May 3-5, 1991 Contraption 7 [Contraption Kaizen], Troy MI
  60. July 5-7, 1991 InConJunction XI, Indianapolis IN /Featured Guest/
  61. Aug 27-Sep 2, 1991 Chicon V (1991 Worldcon), Chicago IL /Black Book Band//Hugo Award nominee/
  62. Oct 11-13, 1991 Conclave 16, Southfield MI

  63. Jan 24-26, 1992 Confusion XVII [Hardwired Confusion], Southfield MI
  64. Mar 18-20, 1992 Millennicon -9, Dayton OH /Guest of Honor//Black Book Band/
  65. May 22-24, 1992 Conquest XXIII, Kansas City MO /Guest of Honor/ Photos wanted!
  66. July 3-5, 1992 InConJunction XII, Indianapolis /Special Guest/
  67. Oct 16-18, 1992 Conclave 17, Southfield MI /Black Book Band/

  68. May 14-16, 1993 Contraption 9 [Stargazing Contraption], Troy MI
  69. July 2-4, 1993 InConJunction XIII, Indy /Featured Guest//Black Book Band/
  70. Oct 8-10, 1993 Conclave 18, Southfield MI

  71. Apr 29-May 1, 1994 Contraption 10 [Off-Key Contraption], Troy MI /Guest of Honor//Black Book Band/ Photos wanted!
  72. May 13-15, 1994 Marcon 29, Columbus OH /Black Book Band/
  73. May 27-29, 1994 ConQuest 25, Kansas City MO
  74. July 1-3, 1994 InConJunction XIV, Indianapolis IN /Featured Guest//Black Book Band/
  75. Oct 21-23, 1994 OVFF 10, Columbus OH /Black Book Band/

  76. Feb 10-12, 1995, Confabulation 7, Bedford IN /Guest of Honor/ Photos wanted!!
  77. Sep 29-Oct 1, 1995, ConClave XX, Lansing MI

  78. Jan 12-14, 1996, Deviant Confusion, Novi MI /Toastmaster/ Photos wanted!
  79. Oct 18-20, 1996, ConClave XXI, Lansing MI / Black Book Band unplugged /

  80. Oct 9-11, 1998, Ohio Valley Filk Fest, Columbus OH /Black Book Band as Guests of Honor/ Photos wanted!

  81. Oct 8-10, 1999, ConClave XXIV, Lansing MI

  82. Oct 25-27, 2002, ConClave XXVII, Lansing MI /Vectors debut

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

  84. Oct 22-24, 2004, ConClave XXIX, Lansing MI

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

  86. Nov 27-29, 2015, Chambanacon 45, Normal IL/Guest of Honor