OryCon

Regional convention held in Portland, Oregon, usually in November, and sponsored by OSFCI.

Name Date GoHs Venue
OryCon 0 Nov 11, 1978 (No GoHs) Portland State University
OryCon 1 Nov 9-11, 1979 John Varley (Pro) & Richard Geis (Fan) Lloyd Center Sheraton
OryCon '80 Nov 14-16, 1980 Fritz Leiber (Pro), Steve Perry (TM) & Elton Elliott (Fan) Portland Hilton
OryCon '81 Oct 30-Nov 1, 1981 Frederik Pohl (Pro) and Kennedy Poyser (Fan) Portland Hilton
OryCon '82 Nov 12-14, 1982 Robert Silverberg (Pro) & Jeff Frane (Fan) Portland Hilton
OryCon V Nov 11-13, 1983 Octavia Butler (Pro) and Bob Tucker (Fan) Portland Hilton
OryCon '84 Nov 9-11, 1984 Reginald Bretnor Portland Cosmopolitan Hotel
OryCon '85 Nov 8-10, 1985 Somtow Sucharitkul (Pro), Bill Rotsler (Artist) & Jon Singer (Fan) Portland Hilton
OryCon '86 Nov 7-9, 1986 Edward Bryant (Pro) and Jessica Amanda Salmonson (Editor) Red Lion/Lloyd Center
OryCon '87 Nov 13-15, 1987 Tim Powers (Pro) and Ben Yalow (Fan) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 10 Nov 11-13, 1988 Lucius Shepard, John Varley, Connie Willis (Pros) & Mona Clee (Special Susan Petrey Guest) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 11 Nov 10-12, 1989 Michael Bishop (Pro) & David Langford (Special Guest) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 12 Nov 9-11, 1990 Howard Waldrop & K. W. Jeter (Pros) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 13 Nov 8-10, 1991 Emma Bull & Will Shetterly (Pros) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 14 Nov 20-22, 1992 Esther Friesner (Pro), James Warhola (Artist) & Steve Forty (Fan) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 15 Nov 12-14, 1993 Terry Pratchett Pro), Mark Ferrari (Artist) & Robert Lionel Fanthorpe (Special Guest) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 16 Nov 11-13, 1994 Tappan King (Pro), Beth Meacham (Editor), Real Musgrave (Artist) & Pat Cadigan (Special Guest) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 17 Nov 10-12, 1995 Joel Rosenberg (Writer), Heather Hudson & Dameon Willich (Artists), Kristine Kathryn Rusch & Dean Wesley Smith (Special Guests) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 18 Nov 8-10, 1996 Diane Duane & Peter Morwood (Writers), Patricia Davis (Artist), Gardner Dozois (Editor) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 19 Nov 7-9, 1997 Steven Barnes (Writer) , Patrick & Teresa Nielsen Hayden (Editors), Frank Lurz (Artist) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 20 Nov 13-15, 1998 Lois McMaster Bujold (Writer), Ellen Asher (Editor), David Langford & Howard Waldrop (Returning GoHs), Kathe Koja (Special Susan Petrey Guest), Alan Clark (Artist), Robert Lionel Fanthorpe (Special Guest) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 21 Nov 12-14, 1999 Néné Thomas (Artist), Warren Lapine & Angela Kessler (Editors), Nicola Griffith (Writer), Charles Sheffield (Science), Bill Bowers (Fan) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 22 Nov 17-19, 2000 Kara Dalkey & John Barnes (Writers), Gordon Van Gelder (Editor), Dr. Robert Forward (Science), Gail Butler (Artist), Larry Warner (Music) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 23 Nov 9-11, 2001 Melanie Rawn (Writer), Laura Anne Gilman (Editor), Real Musgrave (Artist), Steve Macdonald (Special Friends of Filk guest) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 24 Nov 22-24, 2002 Susan R. Matthews (Writer), Lee Seed (Artist), Martin H. Greenberg (Editor) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 25 Nov 14-16, 2003 Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Author), Ken Goddard (Science), Toni Weisskopf (Editor), Martin Greenberg (Special Editor), Gail Butler (Artist), (Friends of Filk Guest): Uffington Horse Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 26 Nov 5-7, 2004 Jerry Oltion (Author), Jennifer Heddle (Editor), Mark Roland (Artist) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 27 Nov 4-6, 2005 Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson (Author), Paul Guinan (Artist), Tom Smith (Filk), Rebecca Moesta & Anina Bennett (Special Guests) Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
OryCon 28 Nov 17-19, 2006 Cory Doctorow (Writer), Ellen Datlow (Editor), Vincent Di Fate (Artist) Portland Marriott Waterfront
OryCon 29 Nov 17-19, 2007 Robert Charles Wilson (Writer), Liz Scheier (Editor), Molly Harrison (Artist), Peter S. Beagle (Friends of Filk), Jonas Saunders (Fan) Portland Marriott Waterfront
OryCon 30 Nov 21-23, 2008 Harry Turtledove (Writer), Ginjer Buchanan (Editor), Jeff Fennel (Artist), Tricky Pixie (Filk), Cecilia Eng (Fan) Portland Marriott Waterfront
OryCon 31 Nov 27-29, 2009 Patricia Briggs (Writer), Lou Anders (Editor), Lubov (Artist), Jeff Hitchin (Filk), Chris Lester (Special Guest) Portland Doubletree
OryCon 32 Nov 12-14, 2010 P. N. Elrod (Writer), Sharyn November (Editor), Chad Savage (Artist), Seanan McGuire (Filk) Portland Doubletree
OryCon 33 Nov 11-13, 2011 E.E. Knight (Writer), Scott Allie (Editor), Jim Pavelec (Artist) Portland Doubletree
OryCon 34 Nov 2-4, 2012 Mike Shepherd (Writer), Jess Hartley (Editor), Vance Kovacs (Artist), Michael Longcor (Filk) Portland Doubletree
OryCon 35 November 8-10, 2013 Anne Bishop, Larry Elmore, Jay Lake, Liz Gorinsky, Matt Vancil, Debs and Errol Portland Doubletree
OryCon 36 November 7-9, 2014 William F. Nolan, Mark Roland, Vixy & Tony, Jason Andrew, Jesse Lagers, Jay Lake Lloyd Center Doubletree
OryCon 37 November 20-22, 2015 Alan M. Clark, Tanya Huff, Ryan Wells, Jason V. Brock, PDX Broadsides Waterfront Portland Marriott
OryCon 38 November 18-20, 2016 David Weber, David Mattingly, Diana Gill, Mark Osier, Leslie Hudson Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
OryCon 39 November 17-18, 2017 Timothy Zahn, Briana Lawrence, Jessica Walsh, David Boop, Sarah Clemens Red Lion Hotel – Jantzen Beach

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