Anticipation, the 67th Worldcon, and fifth in Canada, was held August 6–10, 2009, in the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was also Canvention 29.
GoHs: Neil Gaiman (pro), Elisabeth Vonarburg (pro), David Hartwell (editor), Tom Doherty (publisher) and FGoH: Taral Wayne. Ralph Bakshi was originally announced as Artist GoH but withdrew for health reasons.
Chairmen: René Walling and Robbie Bourget.
The Montreal in 2009 bid won the convention against KC in 2009 at the 2009 Site Selection at Nippon 2007.
It hosted the 2011 Worldcon Site Selection, 2010 NASFiC Site Selection, and 2009 Hugos.
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