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Swancon 2008 was the 33rd annual West Australian Science Fiction Convention, and the 47th Australian National Science Fiction Convention, held on March 20th-24th 2008.
 
Swancon 2008 was the 33rd annual West Australian Science Fiction Convention, and the 47th Australian National Science Fiction Convention, held on March 20th-24th 2008.
  
===Committee===
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==Committee==
  
 
*Convenor: Anna Hepworth
 
*Convenor: Anna Hepworth
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*Committee Members: Art Diggle, Davina Watson, Jenny Kelly, Peter Kelly, Craig Greenbank
 
*Committee Members: Art Diggle, Davina Watson, Jenny Kelly, Peter Kelly, Craig Greenbank
  
===Guests===
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==Guests==
  
 
*GoH: Ken MacLeod, Rob Shearman, Glenda Larke
 
*GoH: Ken MacLeod, Rob Shearman, Glenda Larke
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*Academic Keynote Speakers: Mark Bould, Sylvia Kelso, Andrew Milner
 
*Academic Keynote Speakers: Mark Bould, Sylvia Kelso, Andrew Milner
  
===Venue===
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==Venue==
  
 
The All Seasons Hotel (formerly the Acacia Hotel). The Governor Robinsons hostel next door, and the Hotel Northbridge were designated as overflow accommodation.
 
The All Seasons Hotel (formerly the Acacia Hotel). The Governor Robinsons hostel next door, and the Hotel Northbridge were designated as overflow accommodation.
  
===Memberships===
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==Memberships==
  
====Door prices====
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===Door prices===
 
*Full: $150
 
*Full: $150
 
*Concession: $130
 
*Concession: $130
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*Masquerade only: $15
 
*Masquerade only: $15
  
====Pre-door====
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===Pre-door===
 
These prices were available up until 17th March, from Tactics, White Dwarf, and Fantastic Planet.
 
These prices were available up until 17th March, from Tactics, White Dwarf, and Fantastic Planet.
 
*Full: $135
 
*Full: $135
 
*Concession: $120
 
*Concession: $120
 
*Supporting: $40
 
*Supporting: $40
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==External Links==
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*[http://2008.swancon.com.au/ Swancon website]
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*Rob and Leece's photos of [http://www.lympago.com/photos/Swancon2008/index.html Swancon], [http://www.lympago.com/photos/Draft2008Masquerade/index.html Masquerade], [http://www.lympago.com/photos/Draft2008Awards/index.html Awards], and the Not Tonight, Josephine [http://www.lympago.com/photos/NotTonightJosephineTournament/index.html Tournament].
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*Katherine Linge's photos of [http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathrynlinge/sets/72157604344415407/ art show entries].
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*Cat Sparks's [http://www.flickr.com/photos/42956650%40N00/sets/72157604233091270/ photos].

Revision as of 02:54, 14 March 2009

Swancon 2008: State of the Art

Swancon 2008 was the 33rd annual West Australian Science Fiction Convention, and the 47th Australian National Science Fiction Convention, held on March 20th-24th 2008.

Committee

  • Convenor: Anna Hepworth
  • Treasurer: Elaine Walker
  • Secretary: Linda Deegan
  • Gaming: Calum Watson
  • Programming: David Cake
  • Marketing & Advertising: Grant Watson
  • Website: Michael Deegan
  • Academic stream: Sonia Marcon
  • Committee Members: Art Diggle, Davina Watson, Jenny Kelly, Peter Kelly, Craig Greenbank

Guests

  • GoH: Ken MacLeod, Rob Shearman, Glenda Larke
  • Fan GoH: Zara Baxter
  • Academic Keynote Speakers: Mark Bould, Sylvia Kelso, Andrew Milner

Venue

The All Seasons Hotel (formerly the Acacia Hotel). The Governor Robinsons hostel next door, and the Hotel Northbridge were designated as overflow accommodation.

Memberships

Door prices

  • Full: $150
  • Concession: $130
  • Day: Thursday:$25, Friday-Monday:$45
  • Day Concession: Thursday:$20, Friday-Monday:$40
  • Masquerade only: $15

Pre-door

These prices were available up until 17th March, from Tactics, White Dwarf, and Fantastic Planet.

  • Full: $135
  • Concession: $120
  • Supporting: $40

External Links