Minicon 2

Minicon 2 was held April 4-6, 1969 at the Andrews Hotel in Minneapolis. Guests of Honor: Gordon Dickson, Charles De Vet and Clifford Simak. As with Minicon 1, Carl Jacobi was also advertised as a GoH, but didn't make it.

Jim Young was chairman. Pre-reg was 48 and total membership was 115.

Minicon 1«« »»Minicon 3

The program taken from the Program Book:

  • FRIDAY APRIL 4, 1969
  • 6:00-9:00 P.M. REGISTRATION DESK OPEN
  • 6:00-10:00 P.M. WELCOME ROOM OPEN
  • ARTSHOW-Booksellers
  • 8:00-11:00 P.M. MAIN HALL OPEN "Metropolis" will be shown
  • 10:00-(?) MINN-STF SUITE OPEN General Partying
  • SATURDAY APRIL 5, 1969
  • 10:00-5:00 REGISTRATION DESK OPEN
  • around 10:00 or 11:00 A.M. and closed at 10:00 P.M. WELCOME ROOM OPEN
  • 1:00 OPENING OF THE CONVENTION Introductions and Announcements of Note
  • 1:45 PANEL DISCUSSION WITH GUESTS OF HONOR: "How did you discover Science Fiction?"
  • 4:00-6:00 P.M. DINNER BREAK:
  • Slide-shows may be given this night
  • SUITE: Partying
  • SUNDAY APRIL 6, 1969
  • open from noon to 9:00 ARTSHOW and BOOKSELLING
  • briefly around noon REGISTRATION DESK OPEN
  • SUITE: Talk, some food and refreshments
  • WELCOME ROOM: Talk, playings of old radio dramas and readings
  • 1:00 Presentation of the Popular Art Award
  • 1:15 A slide show on Star Trek, hosted by Ruth Berman
  • THE CONVENTION WILL BE OFFICIALLY CLOSED AT 3:30