I-CON

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I-CON is a three-day festival designed to encourage literacy, creativity and interest in science and technology through science fiction and its related genres. The name is short for "Island Convention." It has given out the I-CON Sam Moskowitz Award, the Raymond Z. Gallun Award, and the Iconosphere Award.

It is run by ICON Science Fiction, Inc.

Convention Dates GoHs
I-Con I March 12-14, 1982 Jim Frenkel
I-Con II May 6-8, 1983 Isaac Asimov, Janet Jeppson
I-Con III March 30-April 1, 1984 Hal Clement
I-Con IV March 29-31, 1985 Larry Niven
I-Con V April 4-6, 1986 Jack Williamson
I-Con VI March 27-29, 1987 David Brin
I-Con VII April 15-17, 1988 Poul Anderson
I-Con VIII March 31-April 2, 1989 Fred Pohl
I-Con IX March 30-April 1, 1990 C. J. Cherryh
I-Con X April 19-21, 1991 Dan Simmons
I-Con XI April 3-5, 1992 Roger Zelazny
I-Con XII April 16-18, 1993 Lucius Shepard
I-Con XIII April 15-17, 1994 Harlan Ellison
I-Con XIV March 31 - April 2, 1995 Nancy Kress
I-Con XV April 12-14, 1996 George Alec Effinger
I-Con XVI April 4-6, 1997 Joe Haldeman
I-Con XVII March 27-29, 1998 Norman Spinrad
I-Con XVIII April 9-11, 1999 Lois McMaster Bujold
I-Con XIX March 31 - April 2, 2000 Joe R. Lansdale
I-Con XX March 30 - April 1, 2001 Timothy Zahn
I-Con XXI April 19-21, 2002 F. Paul Wilson
I-Con XXII March 28-30, 2003 Barry Malzberg
I-Con XXIII March 26-28, 2004 Connie Willis
I-Con XXIV April 8-10, 2005 Ben Bova
I-Con XXV March 24-26, 2006 Terry Brooks
I-Con XXVI March 23-25, 2007 Liz Williams
I-Con XXVII April 4-6, 2008 Charlaine Harris
I-Con XXVIII Cancelled Scheduled April 3-5, 2009; Jack McDevitt
I-Con XXIX March 26-28, 2010 Robert J. Sawyer
I-Con XXX April 15-17, 2011 Joe R. Lansdale
I-Con XXXI March 30-April 1, 2012 David Weber
Not held due to funding difficulties
I-Con 32 March 17-19, 2017 Cory Doctorow, David Gerrold, Cecil Baldwin, Daniel Knauf
Wikipedia Fanac File770
Concatenation Fanlore http://blog.iconsf.org/ (IA) Website

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