Octocon

(See also Octacon)

(1) The Irish Natcon

The Irish National convention held in Dublin Ireland by the Irish Science Fiction Association. It was named by Peter McCanney.

Convention Dates GoHs
Octocon 1990 Oct 13-14, 1990 Terry Pratchett
Octocon 1991 Oct 4-6, 1991 Geoff Ryman
Octocon 1992 Oct 16-18, 1992 Orson Scott Card
Octocon 1993 Oct 30-31, 1993 Storm Constantine, Steve Dillon
Octocon 94 Oct 1-2, 1994 Rob Holdstock
Octocon 95 Oct 14-15, 1995 Mary Gentle / Kim Newman
Octocon '96 Oct 11-13, 1996 Brian Stableford
Octocon 8 Oct 25-27, 1997 Harry Harrison
Octocon Lite Oct 10, 1998 James White
Octocon X Oct 8-10, 1999 Robert Rankine
O2K Oct 7-8, 2000 Michael Marshall Smith
Octocon 2001 Oct 13-14, 2001 Anne McCaffrey
Octocon 2002 Oct 19-20, 2002 China Mieville
There was no Octocon in 2003
Octocon 2004 Oct 16-17, 2004 Tanith Lee
Octocon 2005 Oct 15-16, 2005 Charles Stross
Octocon 2006 Oct 14-15, 2006 J. G. Jones
Octocon 2007 Oct 13-14, 2007 Alastair Reynolds
Octocon 2008 Oct 18-19, 2008 Ken MacLeod
Octocon 2009 Oct 10-11, 2009 Mike Carey, Dave Lally
Octocon 2010 Oct 16-17, 2010 George R. R. Martin
Octocon 2011 Oct 15-16, 2011 John Higgins
Octocon 2012 Oct 13-14, 2012 Liz Williams
Octocon 2013 Oct 12-13, 2013 Richard K. Morgan, Gail Simone
2014 Not held because of Shamrokon
Octocon 2015 October 9-11, 2015 Maura McHugh, Emma Newman
Octocon 2016 October 14-16, 2016 Diane Duane, Peter Morwood, Rhianna Pratchett
Octocon 2017 October 6-8, 2017 Dan Abnett, Nik Vincent-Abnett
Octocon 2018 October 2018 Pat Cadigan

For more information see the Octocon website.

(2) A Relaxacon Held Near Cincinnati.

See Octocon (Cincinnati)

(3) A One-shot Convention in Denver

See MileHiCon.

(4) A Convention in California

A convention in Sonoma County, north of San Francisco which was run by The Spellbinders with any profits going to charity.

Convention Dates GoHs
Octocon 1 October 22-23, 1977 Poul Anderson, George Barr
Octocon II October 15-15, 1978 Frank Herbert

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