(1) A Convention in Maine in 1943.

from Fancyclopedia 1 ca. 1944
The Maine Stf convention. In the summer of 1943, Art Widner and LRChauvenet (who was visiting Boston) biked up to Obsequious Manor, Rockland, ME, to visit Norm Stanley. The only official action of the Con was to vote adoption of "fen" as the plural for "fan".

The Mecon II was Cosmic Degler's visit to Rockland.

See Early Conventions.

(2) A Convention in Belfast, NI.

A convention (the name was written "Mecon") held at Queen's University, Belfast, UK, run by the Queen's University Belfast Science Fiction and Fantasy Society from 1998 to 2008.


Convention Dates GoHs
Mecon 1 April 18-19, 1998 James White
Mecon 2 March 13-14, 1999 Michael Marshall Smith
MeCon V Mar 8-10, 2002
MeCon 6 Mar 7-9, 2003 Peter F Hamilton, Paul Holden, Ian McDonald
MeCon 7 Mar 5-7 2004 Robert Rankin, Ian McDonald, Paul Holden, John Meaney, Michael Carroll, Glenn Fabry
MeCon 8 Mar 4-6, 2005 Juliet McKenna
MeCon 9 August 4-6, 2006 Diane Duane, Peter Morwood, Ian McDonald
Mecon 10 August 3-5, 2007 Iain M. Banks
Mecon 11 August 29-31, 2008 Charles Stross

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