Congrès Boréal

A French language convention that moves to different locations in the province of Quebec, Canada every year.

While most of the programming and activities are in French, some are in English and the convention has had English speaking GoHs.

It was first held in Chicoutimi, in 1979, in the 1980s., it was often held in conjunction with a "Salon du livre" (a book fair), while for several years in the mid-90s, it was held in conjunction with Con*Cept

The Prix Boréal are voted on by the members of the convention and are usually awarded at the end of the convention.

Convention Dates Location GoHs Chair
Boréal 79 July 13-15, 1979 Chicoutimi
Boréal 80 April 25-27, 1980 Quebec City
Boréal 81 Montreal
Boréal 82 July 7-11, 1982 Chicoutimi
Boréal 83 November 8-13, 1983 Montreal
Boréal 84 August 25-26, 1984 Quebec City
Boréal 85
Boréal 86
Boréal 87 October 22-25, 1987 Montreal
Boréal 10 June 16-19, 1988 Chicoutimi
Boréal 11 October 20-22, 1989 Ottawa
Boréal 2002 October 4-6, 2002 Montreal Patrick Sénécal, Valerio Evangelisti, Laurent Genefort
Boréal 2003 October 24-26, 2003 Montreal Joel Champetier, Pierre Pevel
Boréal 2005 October 21-23, 2005 Montreal Alain Bergeron, Francis Berthelot, Anne Robillard, Élisabeth Vonarburg
Boréal 2006 May 5-7, 2006 Montreal Guy Gavriel Kay, Jacques Beaudou
Boréal 2007 April 27-29, 2007 Montreal Alain Bergeron, Eric Henriet, Xavier Maumejean, James Morrow, Geoff Ryman, Élisabeth Vonarburg
Boréal 2008 May 9-10, 2008 Montreal Catherine Dufour, Karl Schroeder, Élisabeth Vonarburg
Boréal 2009 August 8-10, 2009 Montreal
Boréal 2010 May 14-16, 2010 Quebec City Ted Chiang, Sylvie Lainé, Laurent McAllister (Yves Meynard and Jean-Louis Trudel)
Boréal 2011 May 13-15, 2011 Montreal Joel Champetier
Boréal 2012 May 4-6, 2012 Quebec City Héloïse Côté, John Crowley, Jean-Philippe Jaworski
Boréal 2013
Boréal 2014 May 2-4, 2014 Montreal Jo Walton, Bryan Perro, Samuel Archibald, Patrick Sénécal, Stanley Péan Guillaume Marchand
Boréal 2015 May 8-10, 2015 Montreal
Boréal 2016 Mont-Laurier Christopher Priest, Fabien Fournier, Anne-Laure Jarnet

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