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Calling all Science Slammers! Do you love science? Do you love TALKING about science? Do you like figuring out the science behind the fantastical things that exist in the worlds of speculative fantasy? Well then, we are looking for YOU (that is, people who love to share their love of science and speculative fiction) at […]

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New York Times Bestselling Author Steven Erikson, "Rejoice: A Knife to the Heart"; "A Masterpiece." - Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo-Award-Winning Author of Quantum Night.

Steven Erikson Pre-Launch Book Signing VCON is pleased to announce an EXCLUSIVE opportunity to hear New York Times best-selling author Steven Erikson read from his soon-to-be-released book, Rejoice, a Knife to the Heart, a literary SF book which asks the question: what would humanity do if our ability to hurt each other was taken away? Steven will […]

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Woot!

Some Hotel Rooms STILL AVAILABLE!!!! New Deadline: September 26, 2018 Although the hotel’s deadline WAS September 13, our Hotel Event Management sponsor, Andromeda Consultants, has been able to secure a limited number of rooms at the convention rates which we can continue to offer for a short time for anyone who missed the deadline. BUT … once those […]

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Four weeks to VCON 42! We have so much going on that we’re going to recap just some of them as a list. Here are 42 things about VCON 42: VCON 42, Vancouver’s science fiction & Fantasy Convention, is happening on 5 to 7 October 2018 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. This year’s theme is […]

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The Final Countdown…. We are less than a month away from the big event; therefore, an informative volunteer training session for VCON 42 volunteers will be held this Saturday, September 8. Time: 11am – 2pm Location: 5171 Empire Dr., Burnaby Facilitated by: Chris Sturges and Tiffany Riddell If you are able to come to training, […]

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Mily Mumford promo shot #2 for her one-woman show "Distractingly Sexy"

You are cordially invited… …to attend The Aurora Awards Dinner Theatre at VCON 42/Canvention 38. Revel in an evening of excellent food and fabulous entertainment, followed by the presentations of Aurora Awards for the best Science Fiction and Fantasy produced in Canada! Enjoy a fine catered dinner, and an evening with Mily Mumford! Mily Mumford is […]

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It’s Time to Switch! After a period of investigation and consideration, VCON’s parent non-profit organization, the West Coast Science Fiction Association, has decided to start using the GrowTix system for all of its event management needs. The developers behind GrowTix designed it specifically with comic cons and other fan events, like VCON, in mind and offers […]

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Canvention and the Aurora Awards VCON 42 is also hosting Canvention 38 and the 2018 Aurora Awards for excellence in Canadian Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror. The Aurora Awards are run by the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association (CSFFA), a federally registered non-profit society whose board of directors come from across Canada. Aurora Awards Ballot […]

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