(1) A Word Meaning "Convention"

A word meaning "convention" which was once used for some kinds of con, but is now obsolete in that sense. It is still used to form convention names (e.g., Disclave).

(2) A New Zealand NatCon

The 27th New Zealand NatCon, named Conclave was held June 2-5, 2006 at the Quality Inn Manukau in Auckland, NZ. The GoHs were Steve Jackson, Joan Vinge, Jim Frenkel and (fan) Kevin Maclean.

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(3) A con in the Detroit, MI Area

A convention held in the Detroit area sponsored by the Eastern Michigan University Science Fiction Society.

Convention Dates GoHs
Conclave I March 27, 1976 Clifford Simak and James Gunn
Conclave II September 23-25, 1977 Ben Bova, Robert Heinlein, Ginny Heinlein, Anne Passovoy, Bob Passovoy
Conclave 3 November 3-5, 1978 Ted Sturgeon
Conclave IX November 1984
Conclave X November 1985
Conclave XII October 1987
Conclave XIV October 1989
Conclave 15 October 1990
Conclave 16 October 1991
Conclave 17 October 1992
Conclave 18 October 1993
Conclave XX September 1995
Conclave XXI October 1996
Conclave XXIV October 1999
Conclave XXVII October 2002
Conclave XXVIII October 2003 Michael Kube-McDowell
Conclave XXIX October 2004
ConClave 32 October 12-14, 2007
ConClave 39 October 9-11, 2015 Jody Lynn Nye
ConClave 40 October 7-9, 2016 Jacqueline Carey, Michael O. Varhola

Photos for the the 1981 -1983 cons can be found at

detailed history of the con can be found at &

This is a Stub Convention page. Please extend it by adding information about the convention, including dates of each, GoHs, convention chairman, location, sponsoring organization, external links to convention pages, awards given, the program, notable events, anecdotes, pictures, scans of publications, pictures of T-shirts, etc.