Swecon

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Swedish national convention, started in 1998. Each year, one of the science fiction conventions in the country is selected to host the national awards for science fiction and is given the title "Swecon" in addition to its actual name.

Swecon Convention Dates Guests of Honour
Swecon 1 ConFuse 98 June 26-28, 1998 Paul J. McAuley
Swecon 2 Upsala: 1999 October 15-17, 1999 Michael Swanwick, Lars-Olov Strandberg
Swecon 3 NasaCon 2000 July 7-9, 2000 Brian M. Stableford, John-Henri Holmberg
Swecon 4 Fantastika 2001 June 15-17, 2001 Robin Hobb, Robert Rankin, Karolina Bjällerstedt Mickos, Pierre Christin, Bein Roimola
Swecon 5 ConFuse 2002 June 14-16, 2002 China Miéville, Gwyneth Jones
Swecon 6 Upsala SF-möte X August 15-17, 2003 Alastair Reynolds, Ken MacLeod
Swecon 7 Swecon 2004 August 20-22, 2004 M. John Harrison, Dave Lally, Tim Russ
Swecon 8 ConCeive June 17-19, 2005 Charles Stross, Erik Granström
Swecon 9 Imagicon 1 October 13-15, 2006 Joe Haldeman, Geoff Ryman, Martin Andreasson
Swecon 10 Conviction 2007 Richard Morgan, John Ajvide Lindqvist
Swecon 11 ConFuse 2008 2008 Cory Doctorow, Adam Roberts
Swecon 12 Imagicon 2 2009 Liz Williams, Graham Joyce
Swecon 13 Condense 2010 Justina Robson, Nene Ormes
Swecon 14 Eurocon 2011 June 17-19, 2011 Elizabeth Bear, Ian McDonald, John-Henri Holmberg, Jukka Halme
Swecon 5 Kontrast 2012 Sara Bergmark Elfgren, Mats Strandberg, Joe Abercrombie, Peter Watts, Kelly Link, Niels Dalgaard
Swecon 16 Fantastika 2013 October 18-20, 2013 Lavie Tidhar, Jo Walton, Johan Anglemark, Karin Tidbeck
Swecon 17 Steampunkfestival i Gävle 2014 Cory Doctorow, Mike Perschon, Miriam Rosenberg Rocek, Chris Wooding
Swecon 18 ConFuse 2015 2015 Madeline Ashby, Kristina Hård, Ben Aaronovitch
Swecon 19 Fantastika 2016 June 17-19, 2016 Maria Turtschaninoff, Jerry Määttä, Carolyn Ives Gilman, Caroline Mullan
Swecon 20 Kontur 2017 Kameron Hurley, Ann Leckie, Siri Pettersen
Swecon 21 Fantastika 2018 June 15-17, 2018 Ian Watson, Mike Carey, Kij Johnson
Swecon 22 Replicon 2019 Charlie Jane Anders, Annalee Newitz, Gunilla Jonsson, Michael Petersén
Swecon 23 Fantastika 2020 March 20-22 2020 postponed due to the Covid-19 epidemic
Swecon 23 Fantastika 2021 March 19-21, 2021 Adrian Tchaikovsky, Aliette de Bodard, Peadar Ó Guilín, Eva Holmquist


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