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Welcome to the VCON 41 Online Schedule!

VCON is the oldest general-interest science fiction, fantasy, and games convention in Canada and the Pacific Northwest. This 100% volunteer fan-organized convention has promoted the interests of science fiction and fantasy culture in Vancouver BC and its environs since 1971, offering events and exhibits focused on a variety of Science Fiction and Fantasy fandom interest areas such as literature, art, media, music, costumes, comics, tabletop games, electronic games, etc. For more detailed information visit our website: www.vcon.ca.

VCON 41 will be held Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016, at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford hotel. The convention’s main theme is "Muppets, Puppets & Marionettes" with a secondary theme of "The Small Press Cabal".

Please take a moment to check out the "Sponsor" tab to see who has helped support this year’s event.
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SESSIONS ARE ALWAYS SUBJECT TO CHANGE 

SEPTEMBER 17, 2016: The schedule is now as "final" as it ever gets! Which means that, yes, there will probably still be changes here and there, but generally only to resolve when we’ve accidentally placed one panelist on two panels at the same time, or if a panelist has to cancel.)

-Jenni Merrifield, VCON 41 Programming Coordinator
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Saturday, October 1 • 13:00 - 13:50
Reading: Spider Robinson

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1-Hour reading by our Toastmaster, Author Spider Robinson

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Spider Robinson

Cheap Executive Offficer, Tottering-on-the-Brink
VCON 41 Toastmaster | | Spider Robinson is renowned as one of our most popular science fiction writers. What, you may wonder, inspired him to get into this racket? How did he get started? | | Turns out Spider was working full time as “a night watchman on a sewer project in Babylon, New York—guarding a hole in the ground to prevent anyone from stealing it.” He was bored out of his skull, figured he could write as well or better than the SF... Read More →


Saturday October 1, 2016 13:00 - 13:50
01 - Large Programming 1 (with AV) Tynehead 3 (2nd Floor)

Attendees (17)