CAN*CON '96

CAN*CON '96 was held May 17-19, 1996 at the National Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa, Canada.

It does not seem to have had guests of honor as such, but its guest list was: Writers: Robert Charles Wilson, Charles de Lint, Robert J. Sawyer, Hal Clement, Donald Kingsbury, Elizabeth Batten-Carew, Patricia Wall, Bertrand Desbiens; Editors: David G. Hartwell, Lorne Anderson, Chris Krejlgaard; Scientist in Residence: David Stephenson; Multimedia Artist: Jeff Green.

The convention was host to the 2nd Annual Academic Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature, and the annual general meeting of the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Foundation as well as another Computer Expo. It featured talks by the resident astronomer at the museum about the search for extraterrestrial life, a tour of the museums restored 15" refracting telescope, and sponsored a sleepover at the museum.

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