OryCon

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A regional convention held in Portland, OR, usually in November, and sponsored by OSFCI since 1978. On November 3, 2022 it was announced that it would go on hiatus after the upcoming Orycon 42. (The committee which organized Orycon was unaware of the previous year's (failed) Orcon to have been held in Eugene, OR.)

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Convention Date GoHs Venue
OryCon 0 November 11, 1978 (No GoHs) Portland State University
OryCon 1 November 9-11, 1979 John Varley & Richard Geis Lloyd Center Sheraton
OryCon '80 November 14-16, 1980 Fritz Leiber, Elton Elliott Portland Hilton
OryCon '81 October 30-November 1, 1981 Frederik Pohl, Kennedy Poyser Portland Hilton
OryCon '82 November 12-14, 1982 Robert Silverberg & Jeff Frane Portland Hilton
OryCon V November 11-13, 1983 Octavia Butler, Bob Tucker Portland Hilton
OryCon '84 November 9-11, 1984 Reginald Bretnor Portland Cosmopolitan Hotel
OryCon '85 November 8-10, 1985 Somtow Sucharitkul, Bill Rotsler & Jon Singer Portland Hilton
OryCon '86 November 7-9, 1986 Edward Bryant, Jessica Amanda Salmonson Red Lion/Lloyd Center
OryCon '87 November 13-15, 1987 Tim Powers, Ben Yalow Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 10 November 11-13, 1988 Lucius Shepard, John Varley, Connie Willis & Mona Clee (Special Susan Petrey Guest) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 11 November 10-12, 1989 Michael Bishop & David Langford November Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 12 November 9-11, 1990 Howard Waldrop & K. W. Jeter (Pros) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 13 November 8-10, 1991 Emma Bull & Will Shetterly (Pros) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 14 November 20-22, 1992 Esther Friesner, James Warhola, Steve Forty Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 15 November 12-14, 1993 Terry Pratchett Pro), Mark Ferrari & Robert Lionel Fanthorpe November Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 16 November 11-13, 1994 Tappan King, Beth Meacham, Real Musgrave, Pat Cadigan, Michael Longcor Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 17 November 10-12, 1995 Joel Rosenberg, Heather Hudson & Dameon Willich (Artists), Kristine Kathryn Rusch & Dean Wesley Smith November Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 18 November 8-10, 1996 Diane Duane & Peter Morwood (Writers), Patricia Davis, Gardner Dozois Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 19 November 7-9, 1997 Steven Barnes, Patrick & Teresa Nielsen Hayden (Editors), Frank Lurz Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 20 November 13-15, 1998 Lois McMaster Bujold, Ellen Asher, David Langford, Howard Waldrop (Returning GoHs), Kathe Koja, Alan Clark, Robert Lionel Fanthorpe Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 21 November 12-14, 1999 Néné Thomas, Warren Lapine, Angela Kessler, Nicola Griffith, Charles Sheffield, Bill Bowers Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 22 November 17-19, 2000 Kara Dalkey & John Barnes, Gordon Van Gelder, Dr. Robert Forward, Gail Butler, Larry Warner Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 23 November 9-11, 2001 Melanie Rawn, Laura Anne Gilman, Real Musgrave, Steve Macdonald (Special Friends of Filk guest) Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 24 November 22-24, 2002 Susan R. Matthews, Lee Seed, Martin H. Greenberg Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 25 November 14-16, 2003 Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Ken Goddard, Toni Weisskopf, Martin Greenberg, Gail Butler, Uffington Horse Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 26 November 5-7, 2004 Jerry Oltion, Jennifer Heddle, Mark Roland Red Lion/Doubletree Columbia River
OryCon 27 November 4-6, 2005 Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, Paul Guinan, Tom Smith, Rebecca Moesta & Anina Bennett November Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
OryCon 28 November 17-19, 2006 Cory Doctorow, Ellen Datlow, Vincent Di Fate Portland Marriott Waterfront
OryCon 29 November 17-19, 2007 Robert Charles Wilson, Liz Scheier, Molly Harrison, Peter S. Beagle, Jonas Saunders Portland Marriott Waterfront
OryCon 30 November 21-23, 2008 Harry Turtledove, Ginjer Buchanan, Jeff Fennel, Tricky Pixie (Filk), Cecilia Eng Portland Marriott Waterfront
OryCon 31 November 27-29, 2009 Patricia Briggs, Lou Anders, Lubov, Jeff Hitchin (Filk), Chris Lester November Portland Doubletree
OryCon 32 November 12-14, 2010 P. N. Elrod, Sharyn November, Chad Savage, Seanan McGuire Portland Doubletree
OryCon 33 November 11-13, 2011 E. E. Knight, Scott Allie, Jim Pavelec Portland Doubletree
OryCon 34 November 2-4, 2012 Mike Shepherd, Jess Hartley, Vance Kovacs, 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
OryCon 40 November 9-11, 2018 Red Lion Hotel – Jantzen Beach
OryCon 41 November 8-10, 2019 Rob Carlos, Susan Chang, C. J. Cherryh, Fonda Lee, Dragon Dronet, Mika McKinnon, Cecilia Eng Red Lion Hotel – Jantzen Beach
OR-eCon November 12-14, 2020 (virtual) Online
OryCon 42 November 12-14, 2020 November 13-15 2021 Phil, Kaja Foglio, Toni Weisskopf, A. Lee Martinez, Jeff, Maya Bohnhoff Red Lion Hotel – Jantzen Beach


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