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Anticipation, the 2009 Worldcon, and fifth in Canada, was held August 6-10 2009 in the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montreal, Canada. GoHs: Neil Gaiman (pro), Elisabeth Vonarburg (pro), David Hartwell (editor), Tom Doherty (publisher) and FGoH: Taral Wayne. Chairmen: René Walling and Robbie Bourget. It was also Canvention 29.

Ralph Bakshi was originally announced as Artist GoH but withdrew for health reasons.

Bidders: Montreal in 2009, KC in 2009. 2011 Worldcon Site Selection, 2010 NASFiC Site Selection.

See con reports: To Walk the Moon

Denvention 3 Worldcon Bidding,  Hugos Aussiecon 4
Canvention 28 Canvention Canvention 30
Torcon 3 Canadian Worldcons last
Files Website(IA) Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 2009

Also involved: - 2009 Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form Hugo - 2009 Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form Hugo - 2009 Best Editor, Long Form Hugo - 2009 Best Editor, Short Form Hugo - 2009 Best Fan Artist Hugo - 2009 Best Fan Writer Hugo - 2009 Best Fanzine Hugo - 2009 Best Graphic Story Hugo - 2009 Best Novel Hugo - 2009 Best Novelette Hugo - 2009 Best Novella Hugo - 2009 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 2009 Best Related Book Hugo - 2009 Best Semiprozine Hugo - 2009 Best Short Story Hugo - 2009 Campbell Award - Ann Methe - Canvention 29 - Canvention-29 - Convention timeline - Dave Clements - David G. Hartwell - Fan Lounge - Julie E. Czerneda - The Panoramic Route - WOOF - Worldcon Bid - Worldcons by Area - Élisabeth Vonarburg

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