Loscon

An annual SF convention sponsored by LASFS since 1975, now held over Thanksgiving weekend. The current venue (as of 2011) is the Los Angeles Airport Marriott. Membership is typically about 1,000.

Convention Date Venue GoHs
LA 2000 Dec 5-7, 1975 International Hotel, Los Angeles none
Loscon 2 Oct 15-17, 1976 Pacifica Hotel, Culver City none
Loscon 3 April 1-3, 1977 Quality Inn, Los Angeles none
Loscon 4 Nov 4-6, 1977 Quality Inn, Los Angeles Jerry Pournelle
Loscon 5 Nov 3-5, 1978 Huntington Sheraton, Pasadena Robert Bloch
Loscon 6 Nov 10-12, 1979 Airport Hotel, Inglewood A. E. Van Vogt
Loscon 7 Nov 28-30, 1980 Anaheim Sheraton, Anaheim Larry Niven, Fan: Alva Rogers
Loscon 8 Nov 6-8, 1981 Huntington Sheraton, Pasadena William Rotsler, Fan: Len Moffatt & June Moffatt
Loscon 9 Nov 26-28, 1982 Universal Sheraton, Universal City Poul Anderson, Fan: Milt Stevens
Loscon 10 Nov 25-27, 1983 Pasadena Hilton, Pasadena Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Fan: Fuzzy Pink Niven Special: John Myers Myers
Loscon Eleven Nov 23-25, 1984 Pasadena Hilton, Pasadena Curt Siodmak, Fan: Forrest J Ackerman, LASFS Bill Warren
Loscon 12 Nov 29 - Dec 1, 1985 Pasadena Hilton, Pasadena Robert Silverberg, Fan: Terry Carr, In Absentia Daniel Pinkwater
Loscon 13th Nov 28-30, 1986 Pasadena Hilton, Pasadena John Brunner, Fan: Bruce Pelz & Elayne Pelz
Loscon XIV Nov 27-29, 1987 Pasadena Hilton, Pasadena C. J. Cherryh, Fan: Tom Whitmore
Loscon Fifteen Nov 25-27, 1988 Pasadena Hilton, Pasadena Vonda McIntyre, Fan: Stan Woolston, Artist: Patricia Davis
Loscon Sixteen Nov 24-26, 1989 Pasadena Hilton, Pasadena Spider Robinson & Jeanne Robinson, Artist: Erin McKee
Loscon 17 Nov 23-25, 1990 Barry B. Longyear, Artist: Reed Waller & Kate Worley, Fan: Ben Yalow, LASFS George Alec Effinger
Loscon 18 Nov 29 - Dec 1, 1991 Hyatt Regency, Long Beach Mike Resnick, Artist: Brad Foster, Fan: Allan Rothstein
Loscon 19 Nov 27-29, 1992 Airport Marriott, Los Angeles Barbara Hambly, Artist: Don Maitz, Editor:David Hartwell, Fan: Mike Glyer
Loscon 20 Nov 26-28, 1993 Burbank Airport Hilton, Burbank Roger Zelazny, Artist: Rick Sternbach, Fan: Paul Turner
Loscon 21 Nov 25-27, 1994 Burbank Airport Hilton, Burbank Lois McMaster Bujold, Artist: Alicia Austin, Editor : Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Fan: Robbie Cantor, Special "Superguest" Julius Schwartz
Loscon 22 Nov 24-26, 1995 Burbank Airport Hilton, Burbank Bob Shaw, Artist: Lubov, Fan: Larry Stewart
Loscon XXIII Nov 29 - Dec 1, 1996 Burbank Airport Hilton, Burbank Harry Turtledove, Artist: Vincent Di Fate, Fan: Bob Null
Loscon xxiv Nov 28-30, 1997 Burbank Airport Hilton, Burbank S. M. Stirling, Artist: Mitchell Davidson Bentley, Fan: Geri Sullivan, Media: J. Michael Straczynski
Loscon 25 Nov , 1998 Burbank Airport Hilton, Burbank David Brin, Artist: Sue Dawe, Fan: Marjii Ellers
Loscon XXVI Nov 26-28, 1999 Burbank Airport Hilton, Burbank Connie Willis, Artist: Alex Ross, Fan: Joe Siclari
Loscon 27 Nov 25-27, 2000 Burbank Airport Hilton, Burbank Orson Scott Card, Artist: Bob Eggleton, Special: Harry Knowles, Robert Hewitt Wolfe, Frank Kelly Freas, Fan: Craig Miller & Genny Dazzo
Loscon 28 Nov 23-25, 2001 Burbank Airport Hilton, Burbank Patricia C. Wrede, Artist: Chris Butler, Fan: Lynn Gold
Loscon 29 November 29 - December 1, 2002 Burbank Airport Hilton, Burbank David Weber, Artist: Nene Thomas, Fan: Patty Wells, Special Saturday Guest: Nichelle Nicholas
Loscon 30 Nov 28-30, 2003 Burbank Airport Hilton, Burbank Fred Saberhagen, Artist: Teddy Harvia, Fan: Jack L. Chalker, Special Media: Armin Shimmerman
Loscon 31 Nov 26-28, 2004 LAX Marriott Tim Powers, Artist: Wendy Pini, Fan: James Stanley Daugherty, Kathryn Daugherty, LASFS Special: David Gerrold
Loscon 32 Nov 25-27, 2005 LAX Marriott Steven Brust, Artist: Rowena Morrill, Fan: Bruce Farr
Loscon 33 Nov 24-26, 2006 LAX Marriott William Tenn, Artist: Bernie Wrightson, Fan: Fred Patten
Loscon 34 Nov, 2007 LAX Marriott Robert J. Sawyer, Artist: Theresa Mather, Fan: Capt. David West Reynolds, Music: Dr. James Robinson
Loscon 35 Nov 28-30, 2008 LAX Marriott John Scalzi, Artist: Gary Lippincott, Fan: Michael Siladi
Loscon 36 Nov 27-29, 2009 LAX Marriott Steve Barnes & Tananarive Due, Artist: Tim Rickard, Fan: Christian B. McGuire
Loscon 37 Nov 26-28, 2010 LAX Marriott Emma Bull, Artist: Phil Foglio, Fans: Kim Brown & Jordan Brown
Loscon 38 Nov 24-27, 2011 LAX Marriott John DeChancie, Science Rick Serfoss; Artist: Aldo Spadoni; Fan: John Hertz
Loscon 39 Nov 23-25, 2012 LAX Marriott Vernor Vinge; Artist Alan White; Costume: Mela Hoyt-Heydon, Fans: Lloyd Penney & Yvonne Penney
Loscon 40 Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2013 LAX Marriott Catherynne M. Valente, Betsy Mitchell, Sarah Clemens, Mike Donahue
Loscon 41 Nov 28-30, 2014 LAX Marriott J. Michael Straczynski, Richard Hescox, Shawn Crosby & Colleen Crosby
Loscon 42 Nov 27-29, 2015 LAX Marriott David Mattingly, Bobbi Armbruster, Jim C. Hines, Douglas Adams, Cal Cotton
Loscon 43 Nov 25-27, 2016 LAX Marriott David Gerrold, Peri Charlifu, Nick Smith
Loscon 44 Nov 24-26, 2017 LAX Marriott Carrie Vaughn, Jane Espenson, Kevin Roche, Andrew Trembley