Vince Docherty

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(1961 --)

A British conrunner, from Glasgow, Scotland now living in the Netherlands, he joined fandom at age 16 when he attended the first convention in Glasgow Faircon '78.

While in his home town and subsequently in London, he was a member of FOKT, the Strathclyde University SF Society and the One Tun.

He co-chaired two Worldcons so far, Intersection and Interaction and has worked on a large number of other conventions, including chairing or co-chairing InVention, Albacon 85, ConTreaty, Smofcon 29, Smofcon 39 and the UK in '95 and Glasgow in 2005 Worldcon bids. He is very active in WSFS and Hugo Award administration and is regularly on convention programming, often as moderator.

He has dabbled in fanzines and co-edited the December 2017 edition of Journey Planet which celebrated the 40th anniversary of conventions in Glasgow and was therefore part of 'Team Journey Planet' which received a Best Fanzine Hugo nomination in 2018.

Vincent is a collector of S-F illustration art, including commissions such as the covers of the most recent UK Worldcon souvenir books. Also interested in music, he organised the major Symphony Orchestra events at Loncon 3 and Dublin 2019.

He is a member of BSFA, NCSF, and NESFA.

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