ICON

(Did you mean conventions in Israel, Australia, New Zealand and Canada or the conventions on Long Island and the club that runs them?)

ICON is a regional convention held in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City area of Iowa since 1975, usually in late October or early November. It is sponsored by Mindbridge Foundation

It is the oldest and largest con in Iowa.

http://iowa-icon.com/history/ (IA) History

Convention Dates Guests
Icon 1 October 31-November 2, 1975 Roger Zelazny, Duck's Breath Mystery Theatre
Icon 2 November 5-7, 1976 Frank Herbert, Mike Glicksohn
Icon 3 October 28-30, 1977 Joe Haldeman, Gay Haldeman
Icon 4 November 9-11, 1979 Gene Wolfe, Rusty Hevelin, Moebius Theatre
Icon 5 November 7-9, 1980 Gordon R. Dickson, Bob Passovoy, Anne Passovoy
Icon 6 October 31-November 1, 1981 Phyllis Eisenstein, Dave Martin
Icon 7 November 5-7, 1982 Poul Anderson, Gregory Frost, Rusty Hevelin, Mark Moore
Icon 8 October 21-23, 1983 C. J. Cherryh, Rob Chilson
Icon 9 October 26-28, 1984 Dean Ing, Robin Bailey, Bob Tucker
Icon 10 October 25-27, 1985 George R. R. Martin, Joe Haldeman
Icon 11 October 24-26, 1986 Robert Asprin, Phil Foglio
Icon 12 October 16-18, 1987 Glen Cook, Dick Spelman
Icon 13 January 20-22, 1988 Joel Rosenberg, Algis Budrys, Mickey Zucker Reichert, Darlene Coltrain
Icon 14 October 13-15, 1989 Frederik Pohl, P. D. Breeding-Black, Lucy Synk, Elizabeth Anne Hull
Icon 15 September 28-30, 1990 Philip José Farmer, Erin McKee, Roy Dotrice
Icon 16 October 12-13, 1991 Steven Brust, Bob and Nonie Quinlan
Icon 17 October 7-9, 1992 Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon, Rex Bryant
Icon 18 October 8-10, 1993 Suzette Haden Elgin, Jody Lee, Nancy and Martin McClure
Icon 19 October 14-16, 1994 Gregory Frost, Robert Daniels Jr., Joe Haldeman
Icon 20 October 6-8, 1995 Steven Barnes, Phil Hester, Myrna Logan
Icon 21 October 11-13, 1996 Emma Bull, Will Shetterly, Tadao Tomomatsu
Icon 22 October 10-12, 1997 John M. Ford, Kaja Foglio, William "Bear" Reed
Icon 23 October 16-18, 1998 Charles de Lint, Forrest Ackerman
Icon 24 October 29-31, 1999 Peter Beagle , Bill Johnson, Charles Piehl
Icon 25 October 13-15, 2000 Harry Turtledove, "Orange Mike" Lowrey
Icon 26 October 12-14, 2001 L. E. Modesitt, Jr., Denise Garner, Dennis Lynch
Icon 27 October 18-20, 2002 Jennifer Roberson, John Garner, Les & Jeannette Roth
Icon 28 October 10-12, 2003 David Drake, Lee Seed, Gregg Parmentier
Icon 29 October 8-10, 2004 Joe Haldeman, Beth Hansen, Gay Haldeman
Icon 30 October 28-31, 2005 Sarah Zettel, Jael, Arlene Martel
Icon 31 October 13-15, 2006 C. S. Friedman, Larry Price
Icon 32 November 2-4, 2007 Jack McDevitt, Ralph J. Ryan
Icon 33 October 31-November 2, 2008 Tanya Huff, Alan M. Clark, Richard Klemensen
Icon 34 October 23-25, 2009 Jim C. Hines, Heather Bruton
Icon 35 November 5-7, 2010 Cory Doctorow, Daniel Dociu, Susan Leabhart
Icon 36 October 28-30, 2011 Jane Yolen, Steve Thomas
Icon 37 November 2-4, 2012 Steven Erikson, Mike Cole
Icon 38 November 15-16, 2013 Nancy Kress, Ellen Datlow, Jack Skillingstead, Joe Haldeman, Gay Haldeman
Icon 39 October 31-November 2, 2014 Elizabeth Bear, Scott Lynch, Lar de Souza, Megan Lara
Icon 40 October 16-18, 2015 David Gerrold, Sarah Clemens, Ann Lelie, Kalli McCandless, Joe Haldeman, Gay Haldeman
Icon 41 October 28-30, 2016 Seanan McGuire, Arden Ellen Nixon, Inger Myers, Laura Mixon, Steven Gould
Icon 42 September 29-October 1, 2017 Wesley Chu, H. Russ Brown, Sheril Harper, Joe Haldeman, Gay Haldeman
Icon 43 October 5-7, 2018 Mike Mullin, Daniel Mohr, Mike Miller, Wolfie B Bad, Jim C. Hines, Joe Haldeman, Gay Haldeman
Wikipedia Fanac File770 Ansible Concatenation Fanlore http://iowa-icon.com (IA) Website

This is a convention page. Please extend it by adding information about the convention, including dates, GoHs, convention chairman, location, sponsoring organization, external links to convention pages, awards given, the program, notable events, anecdotes, pictures, scans of publications, pictures of T-shirts, con reports, etc.