Balticon

A regional convention sponsored by BSFS since 1975, and held in the Baltimore area, usually in the mid-to-late spring. In the early days it was called the Balticonference.

Balticon official website: http://www.balticon.org/.

Convention Date Location Guests
Balticon 1 February 10-12, 1967 The Emerson Hotel, Baltimore no guest of honor
Balticon 2 February 9-11, 1968 Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore Samuel R. Delany
Balticon 3 February 7-8, 1969 Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore L. Sprague deCamp
Balticon 4 1970 Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore Damon Knight & Kate Wilhelm
Balticon 5 1971 Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore Harry Harrison
Balticon 6 February 18-20, 1972 Hopkins Hilton Hotel, Baltimore Gordon R. Dickson
Balticon 7 February 16-18, 1973 Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore Poul Anderson
Balticon 8 February 15-18, 1974 Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore Frederik Pohl
Balticon 9 Easter Weekend, 1975 Pikesville Hilton Hotel, Pikesville, MD Hal Clement
Balticon 10 April 16–18, 1976 Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD Isaac Asimov, Suzle Tompkins, Jerry Kaufman
Balticon 11 April 8-10, 1977 Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD Philip Jose Farmer, Meade Frierson
Balticon 12 March 24–26, 1978 Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD Anne McCaffrey
Balticon 13 April 13–15, 1979 Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD Poul Anderson
Balticon 14 April 4–6, 1980 Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD Algis Budrys & Sean Spacher
Balticon 15 April 17-19, 1981 Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD John Varley
Balticon 16 April 9–11, 1982 Hyatt Regency Hotel, Baltimore Samuel R. Delany, Michael Whelan, & D. Potter
Balticon 17 April 1–3, 1983 Hyatt Regency Hotel, Baltimore L. Sprague deCamp, Catherine Crook de Camp, Anne Trembley, Jack Chalker & Eva Whitley
Balticon 18 April 20–22, 1984 Hyatt Regency Hotel, Baltimore Parke Godwin
Balticon 19 April 7–9, 1985 Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD R. A. MacAvoy, Vicky Wyman, Theresa Renner
Balticon 20 March 28–30, 1986 Hyatt Regency Hotel, Baltimore Nancy Springer, Vicky Wyman, Leslie Fish, Pat Kelly
Balticon 21 April 17–19, 1987 Omni Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore Roger Zelazny, Michael Whelan, Tom Doherty & Eva Whitley
Balticon 22 April 1–3, 1988 Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD Spider Robinson & Tom Kidd
Balticon 23 March 24–26, 1989 Omni Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore C. J. Cherryh, Stephen Hickman & Steve Stiles
Balticon 24 April 13–15, 1990 Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD Robin McKinley, Charles Lang, & Wendy Snow Lang
Balticon 25 March 29–31, 1991 Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD Nancy Kress, Tom Canty, Kathy Mar
Balticon 26 April 17–19, 1992 Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD Donald Kingsbury, Christopher Rowley, David R. Palmer, Sheila Finch, Thomas T. Thomas, Christopher Hinz, Elizabeth Moon, Josepha Sherman and Michael F. Flynn
Balticon 27 April 9–11, 1993 Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD Allen Steele, Don Maitz, and Leslie Fish
Balticon 28 April 1–3, 1994 Hyatt Regency Hotel, Baltimore Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon, Duane Elms & Sue Wheeler
Balticon 29 April 14–16, 1995 Lord Baltimore & Omni Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore James P. Hogan, David Cherry, Tom Smith, Mike Walsh & Hal Clement
Balticon 30 April 5–7, 1996 Omni Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore Robert Jordan, Lubov, Frank Hayes & Marty Gear
Balticon 31 March 28–30, 1997 Omni Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore Glen Cook, Frank Kelly Freas, Laura Brodian Freas, Mike Stein, Samanda b Jeude & Don Cook
Balticon 32 April 10–12, 1998 Omni Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore Harry Turtledove, Jody Lee, Yoji Kondo, Ed Stauff & Mary Ellen Wessels
Balticon 33 April 2–4, 1999 Omni Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore David Weber, Jennifer Weyland & Echo's Children
Balticon 34 April 22–23, 2000 Omni Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore Octavia Butler, Wendy Pini, Richard Pini and Steve Stiles
Balticon 35 May 25–28, 2001 Wyndham Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore Hal Clement, Halla Fleischer, Dave Kyle, Frank Hayes & Robert Sacks
Balticon 36 May 24–27, 2002 Wyndham Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore Mark Rogers, Phil Foglio, Kaja Foglio, Yoji Kondo, The Boogie Knights, & Carol Salemi
Balticon 37 May 23–26, 2003 Wyndham Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore Steve Miller, Sharon Lee, Omar Rayyan, Shelia Rayyan, Steve Macdonald
Balticon 38 May 28–31, 2004 Wyndham Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, Lois McMaster Bujold, Dave Seeley & Heather Alexander
Balticon 39 May 27–30, 2005 Wyndham Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore Steven Barnes, Tananarive Due, Bob Eggleton & Jordin Kare
Balticon 40 May 26–29, 2006 Marriot's Hunt Valley, Hunt Valley, MD Neil Gaiman, Gene Wolfe, Lisa Snellings-Clark & Lorraine a' Malena
Balticon 41 May 25–28, 2007 Marriott's Hunt Valley, Hunt Valley, MD Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Joe Bergeron, Jeff & Maya Bohnhoff, Michael R. Mennenga & Evo Terra
Balticon 42 May 23–26, 2008 Marriott's Hunt Valley, Hunt Valley, MD Connie Willis, John Jude Palencar & Urban Tapestry
Balticon 43 May 22–25, 2009 Marriott's Hunt Valley, Hunt Valley, MD Charles Stross, Kurt Miller, Mary Crowell, Scott Sigler
Balticon 44 May 28–31, 2010 Marriott's Hunt Valley, Hunt Valley, MD Tanya Huff, Howard Tayler, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Balticon 45 May 27–30, 2011 Marriott's Hunt Valley, Hunt Valley, MD Ben Bova, Vincent di Fate, Bill Sutton & Brenda Sutton
Balticon 46 May 25-28, 2012 Marriott's Hunt Valley, Hunt Valley, MD Jody Lynn Nye, Jim Odbert, Heather Dale, Ben Deschamps, William D. Phillips, Robert L. Asprin, Richard L. Butler
Balticon 47 May 24-27, 2013 Marriott's Hunt Valley, Hunt Valley, MD Joe Haldeman, Rick Sternbach, Nnedi Okorafor & Ada Palmer
Balticon 48 May 23-26, 2014 Hunt Valley, Hunt Valley, MD Brandon Sanderson, Kenneth Ardens, Halo Jankowski, Myke Cole, Robert Jordan, Marty Gear
Balticon 49 May 22-25, 2015 Hunt Valley, Hunt Valley, MD Jo Walton, Ruth Sanderson, Erica Neely, Charles E. Gannon, C. J. Henderson, Joe Mayhew
Balticon 50 May 27-30, 2016 Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel George R. R. Martin, John Picacio, Bill Roper, Gretchen Roper, Alexandra Duncan, Martin Deutsch, Shirley Avery
Balticon 51 May 26-29, 2017 Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel Eric Flint, Donato Giancola, Geri Sullivan, Fran Wilde, Amy McNally

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