Swancon 42

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Swancon [2017] 42 - Life the universe and everything

Swancon 2017 is the 42th annual West Australian Science Fiction Convention which was held on the weekend of April 13, to April 17, 2017.

The Convention

Guests

  • GoHs:
    • Wesley Chu (virtual)
    • Traci Harding
    • Michael Troughton
    • Douglas Adams (In Memoriam)
    • Sean Williams
    • Joyce Chng/Damask
    • Alan Baxter
  • FGoH:
    • Davina Watson

Venue

The Metro Hotel

Committee

  • Convenor: Brian Johnson & Chris Coman
  • Treasurer: Brian Johnson
  • Secretary: Chris Coman
  • Marketing: Tim Thomas
  • Programming: Michael Cogan
  • Other: Damian Magee, Emily Strickland, Lexi Hemsley, Dean Bulters, PRK

Memberships

Launch/Early Bird Rates

These prices were available up until 18 April 2013.

  • Full: $220 full / $150 concession

These prices were available up until the convention. Memberships were able to be purchased online.

  • Full:
    • Launch $220
    • Standard $260
  • Concession:
    • Launch $150
    • Standard $190
  • First timer:
    • First Day $10
    • Subsequent Days $20
    • Full Con $50

History

Events

The Swancon 2017 committee held several community events in the lead up to the convention.

  • Fundraising screenings for the films Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War - TITAN Screening 2D (Started Using TicketBooth), X-Men: Apocalypse - TITAN Screening 2D, Warcraft: The Beginning - TITAN Screening 2D, Independence Day: Resurgence - TITAN Screening 2D, The BFG - Standard Screening 2D, Ghostbuster TITAN 2D, Star Trek: Beyond - TITAN 2D, Suicide Squad - TITAN 2D.
  • Open programming meetings on April 30th at Dome in the city.

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