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IMPORTANT NOTICE THERE WILL BE NO VCON 43 THIS YEAR. It is with a heavy heart that WSCFA (West Coast Science Fiction Association) and VCON has decided to cancel VCON this year. The resources to put on successful and fun convention with the high standards of WSCFA and VCON are lacking this year. We are […]

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The end of a beautiful summer is almost upon us with hints of autumn in the chilly morning air and “Back to School” looming over students everywhere. This time of year also means the Labour Day long weekend is just about here and, after all, who doesn’t love a three-day weekend? To celebrate, we’re offering a HUGE End […]

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Our parent non-profit, The West Coast Science Fiction Association, is holding a Summer Silent Auction! Help them raise much-needed funds by bidding on some awesome geeky goodies.

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VCON Valentine's Package - VCON 43 Weekend Membership, WCSFA Anthology, Vol I (2018) - POWER: In the Hands of One, In the Hands of Many

This Valentine’s Day, treat your “twu wuv” to a 3-day weekend VCON 43 membership PLUS a copy of WCSFA’s first anthology at a 40% discount.

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VCON 43 October 11-13, 2019 Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel SUPERPOWERED!! All About Superheroes & Supervillains… …and also supercomputers, superconductors, the supernatural and anything else with powers that are super and beyond the norm. With Guests Marion G. Harmon Author Guest of Honour Author of the Wearing the Cape Young Adult series Creator of Wearing the Cape: […]

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VCON Academic Speakers Series: The Science of the Hitchhiker’s Guide To the Galaxy VCON 42 is pleased to be host to a special “Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy” (HHGG) academic speakers series, presented for your illumination by the Roving Researchers from Betelgeuse (RRB), a distinguished, inter-galactic, ivory-tower academic group. This series consists of nine sessions […]

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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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