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Convention Dates Location GoHs
Westercon 1 September 5, 1948 Los Angeles none
Westercon 2 October 2, 1949 Los Angeles none
Westercon 3 June 18, 1950 Los Angeles Robert S. Richardson
Westercon 4 June 29-July 1, 1951 San Francisco George Pal
Sou-Westercon June 28-29, 1952 San Diego Ray Bradbury, William Nolan
Westercon 6 May 30-31, 1953 Los Angeles Gerald Heard
SFCon September 3-4, 1954 San Francisco Jack Williamson
Westercon 8 June 3-4, 1955 Los Angeles Mel Hunter
Westercon 9 June 30-July 1, 1956 Oakland Richard Matheson
Westercon 10 July 4-7, 1957 Hollywood Mark Clifton
Solacon September 1, 1958 Los Angeles Richard Matheson
Westercon 12 June 3-5, 1959 Seattle Alan E. Nourse
Boycon July 2-4, 1960 Boise Rog Phillips
Baycon July 1-2, 1961 Oakland Fritz Leiber, Jack Speer
Westercon 15 June 30-July 1, 1962 Los Angeles Jack Vance, Alva Rogers
Westercon 16 July 4-7, 1963 San Francisco Kris Neville, F. M. Busby, Elinor Busby
Pacificon II September 4, 1964 Oakland Leigh Brackett, Edmond Hamilton, Forrest J Ackerman
Westercon 18 July 3-5, 1965 Long Beach, CA Frank Herbert, Anthony Boucher
Westercon 19 July 1-4, 1966 San Diego Harlan Ellison, John Trimble, Bjo Trimble
Westercon 20 July 1-4, 1967 Los Angeles Marion Zimmer Bradley, Lon Atkins
Baycon September 1, 1968 Berkeley Philip Jose Farmer, Walter J. Daugherty, Takumi Shibano
FUNcon II July 3-6, 1969 Santa Monica Randall Garrett, Roy Tackett
Westercon 23 July 2-5, 1970 Santa Barbara Jack Williamson, Rick Sneary
SFCon '71 July 1-5, 1971 San Francisco Avram Davidson, Don Simpson
Westercon 25 June 30-July 4, 1972 Long Beach Lloyd Biggle, Jr., Len Moffatt
SFCon '73 June 30-July 4, 1973 San Francisco Larry Niven, George Barr, James Coleman Nelson
Westercon 27 July 3-7, 1974 Santa Barbara Philip K. Dick, Charles Burbee
OakLaCon July 3-6, 1975 Oakland David Gerrold, Dena Brown, Charlie Brown, Ian Ballantine, Betty Ballantine
Westercon 29 July 2-5, 1976 Los Angeles Horace L. Gold, Gregg Calkins
Westercon 30 July 1-4, 1977 Vancouver, BC Damon Knight, Frank Denton, Kate Wilhelm
Westercone June 30-July 4, 1978 Los Angeles Poul Anderson, Don C. Thompson
Westercon 32 July 4-8, 1979 San Francisco Richard Lupoff, Bruce Pelz, Sherry Gottlieb
Westercon 33 July 3-6, 1980 Los Angeles Roger Zelazny, Bob Vardeman
Westercon 34 July 2-5, 1981 Sacramento C. J. Cherryh, Grant Canfield
Westercon 35 July 2-5, 1982 Phoenix Gordon R. Dickson, Fran Skene, Robert Asprin
Westerchron July 1-4, 1983 San Jose Phil Klass (William Tenn), Alicia Austin, Tom Whitmore
Westercon 37 June 29-July 3, 1984 Portland Harlan Ellison, F. M. Busby, Elinor Busby, Alex Schomburg
Westercon 38 July 3-7, 1985 Sacramento James Hogan, Paula Christ
Westercon 39 July 3-6, 1986 San Diego David Brin, Karen Turner
Episode XXXX July 2-5, 1987 Oakland Gregory Benford, Aubrey MacDermott, Lela Dowling, Ken Macklin, Leslie Fish
Westercon 41 July 1-4, 1988 Phoenix Robert Silverberg, Real Musgrave, Craig Miller
Conosaurus June 30-July 4, 1989 Anaheim John Varley, Arthur Hlavaty
Westercon 43 July 5-8, 1990 Portland Ursula K. Le Guin, Vonda McIntyre, Kate Wilhelm, Art Widner
Westercon 44 July 2-6, 1991 Vancouver, BC William Gibson, C. J. Cherryh, Jerry Kaufman, Suzanne Tompkins, Steve Jackson , Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Teresa Nielsen Hayden, Warren Oddsson, Verna Trestrail
Westercolt July 2-5, 1992 Phoenix Jennifer Roberson, Pat Mueller, Rick Sternbach
Westercon 46 July 2-5, 1993 Seattle Greg Bear, F. M. Busby, Elinor Busby, Wally Gonser
Conozoic July 1-4, 1994 Los Angeles George R. R. Martin, Bill Rotsler, Real Musgrave
Westercon 48 June 30-July 3, 1995 Portland Vernor Vinge, Elayne Pelz, John R. Foster, Ray Villard
ConDiablo July 4-7, 1996 El Paso James P. Blaylock, Howard Waldrop, Brad W. Foster, Arnie Katz, Joyce Katz
Westercon 50 July 3-6, 1997 Seattle Dr. Martin M. Greenberg, J. Michael Straczynski, Amy Thomson, Victoria Lisi, Jack Cohen, Walter J. Daugherty, Spider Robinson, Jeanne Robinson
Concept 1998 July 2-5, 1998 San Diego Katherine Kurtz, Scott MacMillian, Sue Dawe, David W. Clark
Empirecon July 2-5, 1999 Spokane C. J. Cherryh, Barbara Hambly, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Alicia Austin, Wendy Pini, Ellen Datlow, Larry Baker
Conolulu July 1-4, 2000 Honolulu Dan Simmons, Ctein, John Lorentz
Westercon 54 July 5-8, 2001 Portland Tim Powers, Mike Glyer, Frank Lurz
Conagerie July 4-7, 2002 Los Angeles Harry Turtledove, Robert Lichtman, Beth Meacham, Ross Chamberlin
Westercon 56 July 3-6, 2003 SeaTac, WA Bruce Sterling, Lisa Snellings, Saul Jaffe, Claire Eddy
Conkopelli July 2-5, 2004 Litchfield Park, AZ C. J. Cherryh, David Cherry, Heather Alexander, Diana Gabaldon, Virginia Hey, John Hertz
Due North July 1-4, 2005 Calgary S. M. Stirling, Dave Duncan, Mark Ferrari, Tom Doherty, David Hartwell, Dr. Phil Currie, Cliff Samuels, Eileen Capes
Conzilla July 1-4, 2006 San Diego Walter Jon Williams, Bob Eggleton, Bobbi Armbruster
Gnomeward Bound June 30-July 3, 2007 San Mateo Tad Williams, Theresa Mather, Christian McGuire
Westercon 61 July 3-6, 2008 Las Vegas Kage Baker, Lubov, Milt Stevens
Fiestacon July 2-5, 2009 Tempe, AZ Todd Lockwood, Alan Dean Foster, Stanley Schmidt, Jim Webber, Doreen Webber
Confirmation July 1-4, 2010 Pasadena, CA Rudy Rucker, Marc Schirmeister, John D. Berry
Westercon 64 July 1-4, 2011 San Jose, CA Patricia A. McKillip, Phil Foglio, Kaja Foglio, Mike Willmoth
ConClusion July 5-8, 2012 Seattle Robin Hobb, Frank Wu, Brianna Spacekat Wu, Chaz Boston Baden, Art Bozlee, Vixy & Tony
Westercon 66 July 4-7, 2013 Sacramento, CA Nicola Griffith, Kelley Eskridge, Eric Shanower, Steven Schapansky, Warren Frey, Chris Budgess, David Maxine, John Trimble, Bjo Trimble
Westercon 67 July 3-6, 2014 Salt Lake City, UT Cory Doctorow, Chris Garcia, David Maxine, Mary Robinette Kowal, Brandon Sanderson, Howard Tayler, Dan Wells
Westercon 68 July 2-3, 2015 San Diego, CA Mira Grant,John Picacio, Seanan McGuire, William F. Nolan
Westercon 69 July 1-4, 2016 Portland, OR John Scalzi, Theresa Mather, Bobak Ferdowsi, Charles Stross, David D. Levine
Conalope July 1-4, 2017 Tempe, AZ Julie Dillon, Tom Deadstuff, Larry Elmore, Connie Willis, Gini Koch, Henry Vanderbilt, Val Ontell, Ron Ontell, Tim Griffin, Bjo Trimble, John Trimble
Westercon 71 July 4-8, 2018 Denver, CO Nancy Kress, Rebecca Moesta Jeff Sturgeon, Margaret Davis, Kristoph Klover, Mem Morman, Kent Bloom, Andrew Mayne
Spikecon July 4-7, 2019 Layton, UT Jim Butcher, Vincent Villafranca, Tom Smith, Kitty Krell, Kevin Standlee, Lisa Hayes, Kuma Bear
None held 2020
Westercon 73 July 1-4, 2021 Seattle, WA David Brin, Rob Carlos, Ethan Siegel, Kevin Roche, Andrew Trembley
Westercon 74 July 1-4, 2022 Tonopah, NV (no GoHs)
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