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! Year
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! Date
 
! Name
 
! Name
 
! Convenor / chair / ringleader
 
! Convenor / chair / ringleader
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! Guests
 
! Guests
 
|-
 
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| 1976
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| 1976 Oct 9-11
 
| [[Swancon 1]]
 
| [[Swancon 1]]
 
| Anthony Peacey
 
| Anthony Peacey
 
| Anthony Peacey's House
 
| Anthony Peacey's House
|
+
| Maureen Smith
 
|-
 
|-
| 1977
+
| 1977 Oct
 
| [[Swancon 2]]
 
| [[Swancon 2]]
 
| Bob Ogden
 
| Bob Ogden
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|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
| 1978
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| 1978 July 21-23
 
| [[Swancon 3]]
 
| [[Swancon 3]]
 
| Roy Ferguson
 
| Roy Ferguson
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|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
| 1979
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| 1979 March 2-5
 
| [[Swancon 4]] (WayCon '79)
 
| [[Swancon 4]] (WayCon '79)
 
| Tony Pearcy
 
| Tony Pearcy
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| Leigh Edmonds
 
| Leigh Edmonds
 
|-
 
|-
| 1980
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| 1980 Aug 15-18
 
| [[Swancon 5]] (19th Natcon)
 
| [[Swancon 5]] (19th Natcon)
 
| Julia Curtis
 
| Julia Curtis
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| Anne McCaffrey, Grant Stone, Shayne McCormack
 
| Anne McCaffrey, Grant Stone, Shayne McCormack
 
|-
 
|-
| 1981
+
| 1981 April 17-20
 
| [[Swancon 6]]
 
| [[Swancon 6]]
| Barbara DeLaHuntey
+
| Barbara De La Hunty
| Royal George Hotel
+
| The Royal George, Fremantle
 
| Anthony Peacey
 
| Anthony Peacey
 
|-
 
|-
| 1982
+
| 1982 Jan 29 - Feb 1
 
| [[Swancon 7]]
 
| [[Swancon 7]]
 
| Bob Ogden
 
| Bob Ogden
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| Robin Johnson
 
| Robin Johnson
 
|-
 
|-
| 1983
+
| 1983 Jan 28-31
 
| [[Swancon 8]]
 
| [[Swancon 8]]
 
| Bob Ogden
 
| Bob Ogden
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| Damien Broderick
 
| Damien Broderick
 
|-
 
|-
| 1984
+
| 1984 Jan 27-30
 
| [[Swancon Nine]] (Swancon icks)
 
| [[Swancon Nine]] (Swancon icks)
 
| David Luckett
 
| David Luckett
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| Harry Harrison, Roy Ferguson
 
| Harry Harrison, Roy Ferguson
 
|-
 
|-
| 1985
+
| 1985 Jan
 
| [[Swancon X]]
 
| [[Swancon X]]
 
| John McDouall
 
| John McDouall
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| Ian Nichols
 
| Ian Nichols
 
|-
 
|-
| 1986
+
| 1986 March 28-31
 
| [[Swancon XI]] (25th Natcon)
 
| [[Swancon XI]] (25th Natcon)
 
| Erik Harding
 
| Erik Harding
 
| Miss Maud's
 
| Miss Maud's
| CJ Cherryh, Jack Hermann
+
| CJ Cherryh, Jack Herman
 
|-
 
|-
| 1987
+
| 1987 Feb 28 - March 2
 
| [[Swancon 12]]  
 
| [[Swancon 12]]  
 
| David Simmons
 
| David Simmons
 
| Airways Hotel
 
| Airways Hotel
| Roy Ferguson
+
| John McDouall
 
|-
 
|-
| 1988
+
| 1988 Jan 29 - Feb 1
 
| [[Swancon 13]]: the BLACK Swancon
 
| [[Swancon 13]]: the BLACK Swancon
 
| Matthew Clarkson
 
| Matthew Clarkson
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| Dave Luckett, Tim Richards
 
| Dave Luckett, Tim Richards
 
|-
 
|-
| 1989
+
| 1989 March 23-27
 
| [[Swancon 14]] (Natcon)
 
| [[Swancon 14]] (Natcon)
 
| Cindy Clarkson
 
| Cindy Clarkson
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| Bob Shaw, John Varley, Paul J. Stevens
 
| Bob Shaw, John Varley, Paul J. Stevens
 
|-  
 
|-  
| 1990
+
| 1990 Jan 26-29
 
| [[Swancon XV]]
 
| [[Swancon XV]]
 
| Don Griffiths
 
| Don Griffiths
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| Terry Dowling, Grant Stone
 
| Terry Dowling, Grant Stone
 
|-
 
|-
| 1991
+
| 1991 Jan 25-28
 
| [[Swancon 16]]
 
| [[Swancon 16]]
 
| Greg Turkich
 
| Greg Turkich
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| Barbara Hambly, Cindy Clarkson
 
| Barbara Hambly, Cindy Clarkson
 
|-
 
|-
| 1992
+
| 1992 Jan 24-27
 
| [[The Festival of the Imagination]]
 
| [[The Festival of the Imagination]]
|  
+
| Mark Bivens?
 
| Ascot Inn
 
| Ascot Inn
 
| Terry Dowling, Nick Stathopoulos, Paul Kidd
 
| Terry Dowling, Nick Stathopoulos, Paul Kidd
 
|-
 
|-
| 1993
+
| 1993 April 8-12
 
| [[SwanCon 18]] (Natcon)
 
| [[SwanCon 18]] (Natcon)
 
| Dave Luckett
 
| Dave Luckett
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| Terry Pratchett, Robert Jordan, Craig Hilton
 
| Terry Pratchett, Robert Jordan, Craig Hilton
 
|-
 
|-
| 1994
+
| 1994 July 15-17
 
| [[Confusion '94]]
 
| [[Confusion '94]]
 
| Sue Ann Barber
 
| Sue Ann Barber
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| Sylvia Anderson, Lewis Morley, Marilyn Pride, Danny Heap
 
| Sylvia Anderson, Lewis Morley, Marilyn Pride, Danny Heap
 
|-
 
|-
| 1995
+
| 1995 April 13-17
 
| [[Swancon '95]]
 
| [[Swancon '95]]
 
| Doug Burbidge
 
| Doug Burbidge
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| Pat Cadigan, Ellen Datlow, Peter Read
 
| Pat Cadigan, Ellen Datlow, Peter Read
 
|-
 
|-
| 1996
+
| 1996 April 4-8
 
| [[Festival of the Imagination 1996]] (Natcon and Media Natcon)
 
| [[Festival of the Imagination 1996]] (Natcon and Media Natcon)
 
| Richard Scriven
 
| Richard Scriven
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| Neil Gaiman, Storm Constantine, Jack Dann, Janeen Webb, Robin Pen
 
| Neil Gaiman, Storm Constantine, Jack Dann, Janeen Webb, Robin Pen
 
|-
 
|-
| 1997
+
| 1997 Jan 24-27
 
| [[Swancon 22]] - The Festival of the Imagination 1997
 
| [[Swancon 22]] - The Festival of the Imagination 1997
| Russell B. Farr and David Yeates
+
| Russell B. Farr, David Yeates
 
| Metro Inn
 
| Metro Inn
 
| Howard Waldrop, Stephen Dedman, David Cake
 
| Howard Waldrop, Stephen Dedman, David Cake
 
|-
 
|-
| 1998
+
| 1998 April 24-27
 
| [[Swancon Twenty3]]
 
| [[Swancon Twenty3]]
 
| Grant Watson, Simon Oxwell
 
| Grant Watson, Simon Oxwell
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| Lois McMaster Bujold, Tess Williams, Gina Goddard
 
| Lois McMaster Bujold, Tess Williams, Gina Goddard
 
|-
 
|-
| 1999
+
| 1999 April 1-5
 
| [[SwanICon]]
 
| [[SwanICon]]
 
| Julian Ackermann
 
| Julian Ackermann
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| Janny Wurts, Ippongi Bang, Jack Dann, Sean Williams, Dave Luckett
 
| Janny Wurts, Ippongi Bang, Jack Dann, Sean Williams, Dave Luckett
 
|-
 
|-
| 2000
+
| 2000 April 20-24
 
| [[Swancon 2000]] (Natcon)
 
| [[Swancon 2000]] (Natcon)
 
| Candice Schilder
 
| Candice Schilder
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| Connie Willis, Robin Hobb, Ian Nichols, Garth Nix, Mitch?
 
| Connie Willis, Robin Hobb, Ian Nichols, Garth Nix, Mitch?
 
|-
 
|-
| 2001
+
| 2001 April 12-16
 
| Masquerade [[Swancon 2001]] (Natcon)
 
| Masquerade [[Swancon 2001]] (Natcon)
 
| David Cake, Cathy Cupitt
 
| David Cake, Cathy Cupitt
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| Robert Silverberg, Scott Frazier, Karen Haber, Sue Ackermann
 
| Robert Silverberg, Scott Frazier, Karen Haber, Sue Ackermann
 
|-
 
|-
| 2002
+
| 2002 March 28-April 1
 
| [[Swancon 2002]], Dragons of the World
 
| [[Swancon 2002]], Dragons of the World
 
| Sue Ackermann
 
| Sue Ackermann
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| Kate Forsyth, Kim Wilkins, David Zindell, Lee Battersby, John McDouall
 
| Kate Forsyth, Kim Wilkins, David Zindell, Lee Battersby, John McDouall
 
|-
 
|-
| 2003
+
| 2003 April 17-21
 
| [[Swancon 2003]] (Natcon)
 
| [[Swancon 2003]] (Natcon)
 
| Jason Watson, Brett Griggs
 
| Jason Watson, Brett Griggs
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| Lynn Flewelling, Tony Shillitoe, Justin Ackroyd
 
| Lynn Flewelling, Tony Shillitoe, Justin Ackroyd
 
|-
 
|-
| 2004
+
| 2004 April 8-12
 
| [[Swancon 2004]], Chronopolis
 
| [[Swancon 2004]], Chronopolis
 
| Shay Telfer
 
| Shay Telfer
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| Tim Powers, Eddie Campbell, Adrian Bedford, Shaun Tan, Emma Hawkes
 
| Tim Powers, Eddie Campbell, Adrian Bedford, Shaun Tan, Emma Hawkes
 
|-
 
|-
| 2005
+
| 2005 March 24-28
| [[Swancon XXX]]
+
| [[Swancon XXX]], ConSensual
 
| Elaine Kemp
 
| Elaine Kemp
 
| Emerald Hotel
 
| Emerald Hotel
 
| Charles de Lint, MaryAnn Harris, Grant Watson, Anna Hepworth
 
| Charles de Lint, MaryAnn Harris, Grant Watson, Anna Hepworth
 
|-
 
|-
| 2006
+
| 2006 March 3-6
 
| [[Swancon 2006]], Renaissances
 
| [[Swancon 2006]], Renaissances
 
| Ken McCaw
 
| Ken McCaw
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| Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon, Danny Oz
 
| Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon, Danny Oz
 
|-
 
|-
| 2007
+
| 2007 April 5-9
 
| [[Swancon 32]]: Inconceivable!
 
| [[Swancon 32]]: Inconceivable!
 
| Michael Dawson
 
| Michael Dawson
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| Elizabeth Moon, David Gerrold, Matthew Reilly, Russell B. Farr, Damian Magee.
 
| Elizabeth Moon, David Gerrold, Matthew Reilly, Russell B. Farr, Damian Magee.
 
|-
 
|-
| 2008
+
| 2008 March 20-24
 
| State of the Art: [[Swancon 2008]] (47th Natcon)
 
| State of the Art: [[Swancon 2008]] (47th Natcon)
 
| Anna Hepworth
 
| Anna Hepworth
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| Ken Macleod, Rob Shearman, Glenda Larke, Zara Baxter.
 
| Ken Macleod, Rob Shearman, Glenda Larke, Zara Baxter.
 
|-
 
|-
| 2009
+
| 2009 April 9-13
 
| Contact: [[Swancon 2009]]
 
| Contact: [[Swancon 2009]]
 
| PRK
 
| PRK
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| Richard Morgan, Trudi Canavan, Theresa Anns, Alicia Smith, Robert Masters
 
| Richard Morgan, Trudi Canavan, Theresa Anns, Alicia Smith, Robert Masters
 
|-
 
|-
| 2010
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| 2010 April 1-5
 
| [[Swancon 2010]]
 
| [[Swancon 2010]]
| Todd Rowlands and John Green
+
| Todd Rowlands, John Green
 
| All Seasons
 
| All Seasons
 
| Scott Sigler, Ian Irvine, John Samuel.
 
| Scott Sigler, Ian Irvine, John Samuel.
 
|-
 
|-
| 2011
+
| 2011 April 21-25
 
| [[Swancon 36]] | Natcon 50
 
| [[Swancon 36]] | Natcon 50
 
| Alisa Krasnostein
 
| Alisa Krasnostein
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| Ellen Datlow, Justina Robson, Sean Williams, Sarah Xu
 
| Ellen Datlow, Justina Robson, Sean Williams, Sarah Xu
 
|-
 
|-
| 2012
+
| 2012 April 5-9
 
| [[DoomCon]]
 
| [[DoomCon]]
 
| Kitty Hemsley
 
| Kitty Hemsley
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| Brandon Sanderson, Marianne de Pierres, Chris Creagh
 
| Brandon Sanderson, Marianne de Pierres, Chris Creagh
 
|-
 
|-
| 2013
+
| 2013 March 29-April 1
| [[Swancon 2013]]
+
| [[Swancon 2013]]: Perception • Discovery • Emergence
| Tom Eitelhuber
+
| Tom Eitelhuber, Andrew Sharp
 
| Ibis Styles Hotel
 
| Ibis Styles Hotel
 
| Charles Stross, Gail Simone, John Birmingham, Lucy Sussex, Sarah and John Parker
 
| Charles Stross, Gail Simone, John Birmingham, Lucy Sussex, Sarah and John Parker
 
|-
 
|-
| 2014
+
| 2014 April 17-21
|
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| [[Swancon 39]]: Conjuration
| Chris Coman
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| Chris Coman, Samara Morgan
|
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| Ibis Styles Hotel
|
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| Anne Bishop, Tamora Pierce (no longer coming), Isobelle Carmody, Jim Butcher, Sally Beasley
 +
|-
 +
| 2015 April 2-6
 +
| [[Swancon 40]]
 +
| Kat Griffiths
 +
| Pan Pacific
 +
| John Scalzi, Kylie Chan, Anthony Peacey
 +
|-
 +
| 2016 March 24-28
 +
| [[Swancon 41]]
 +
| Isobel White
 +
| Pan Pacific
 +
| Michael O'Brien, Jane Espenson, Fe Waters
 +
|-
 +
|2017 April 13-17
 +
| [[Swancon 42]]
 +
| Chris Coman, Brian Johnson
 +
| The Metro
 +
| Wesley Chu, Traci Harding, Douglas Adams (in memoriam), Michael Troughton, Davina Watson
 +
|-
 +
|2018 March 29-April 02
 +
| [[Swancon 43]]
 +
| Jack Bridges
 +
| Pan Pacific
 +
| Kameron Hurley, Ryan Griffen, Emily Smith, Foz Meadows, Barb de la Hunty
 +
|-
 +
| 2019 April 18-22
 +
| [[Swancon 44]]
 +
| Linda Sengsourinho and Davina Watson
 +
| Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle
 +
| Charlie Jane Anders, Annalee Newitz (no longer coming), Jonathan Strahan, Travis Johnson
 +
|-
 +
| 2020 April 25-27
 +
| [[Swancon 45]]
 +
| Sarah Parker, John Parker
 +
| The Duxton, Perth
 +
| Nalini Singh, John Robertson
 
|}
 
|}
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[[Category:History]]
 
[[Category:History]]
 
[[Category:Swancon]]
 
[[Category:Swancon]]

Latest revision as of 06:59, 5 May 2019

Date Name Convenor / chair / ringleader Location Guests
1976 Oct 9-11 Swancon 1 Anthony Peacey Anthony Peacey's House Maureen Smith
1977 Oct Swancon 2 Bob Ogden Belmont Comm. Rec. Centre / Bayswater Civic Centre
1978 July 21-23 Swancon 3 Roy Ferguson Murdoch University
1979 March 2-5 Swancon 4 (WayCon '79) Tony Pearcy Ozone Hotel Leigh Edmonds
1980 Aug 15-18 Swancon 5 (19th Natcon) Julia Curtis Park Towers / Kings Ambassador Hotel Anne McCaffrey, Grant Stone, Shayne McCormack
1981 April 17-20 Swancon 6 Barbara De La Hunty The Royal George, Fremantle Anthony Peacey
1982 Jan 29 - Feb 1 Swancon 7 Bob Ogden Westos Hotel Robin Johnson
1983 Jan 28-31 Swancon 8 Bob Ogden Westos Motor Inn Damien Broderick
1984 Jan 27-30 Swancon Nine (Swancon icks) David Luckett Westos Motel Harry Harrison, Roy Ferguson
1985 Jan Swancon X John McDouall Airways Hotel Ian Nichols
1986 March 28-31 Swancon XI (25th Natcon) Erik Harding Miss Maud's CJ Cherryh, Jack Herman
1987 Feb 28 - March 2 Swancon 12 David Simmons Airways Hotel John McDouall
1988 Jan 29 - Feb 1 Swancon 13: the BLACK Swancon Matthew Clarkson Westos Hotel Dave Luckett, Tim Richards
1989 March 23-27 Swancon 14 (Natcon) Cindy Clarkson King's Ambassador Hotel Bob Shaw, John Varley, Paul J. Stevens
1990 Jan 26-29 Swancon XV Don Griffiths Miss Maud's / Swy Theatre Terry Dowling, Grant Stone
1991 Jan 25-28 Swancon 16 Greg Turkich Freeway Motel Barbara Hambly, Cindy Clarkson
1992 Jan 24-27 The Festival of the Imagination Mark Bivens? Ascot Inn Terry Dowling, Nick Stathopoulos, Paul Kidd
1993 April 8-12 SwanCon 18 (Natcon) Dave Luckett Ascot Inn Terry Pratchett, Robert Jordan, Craig Hilton
1994 July 15-17 Confusion '94 Sue Ann Barber Perth International Hotel Sylvia Anderson, Lewis Morley, Marilyn Pride, Danny Heap
1995 April 13-17 Swancon '95 Doug Burbidge Sheraton Pat Cadigan, Ellen Datlow, Peter Read
1996 April 4-8 Festival of the Imagination 1996 (Natcon and Media Natcon) Richard Scriven Kings Hotel Neil Gaiman, Storm Constantine, Jack Dann, Janeen Webb, Robin Pen
1997 Jan 24-27 Swancon 22 - The Festival of the Imagination 1997 Russell B. Farr, David Yeates Metro Inn Howard Waldrop, Stephen Dedman, David Cake
1998 April 24-27 Swancon Twenty3 Grant Watson, Simon Oxwell Hotel Grand Chancellor Lois McMaster Bujold, Tess Williams, Gina Goddard
1999 April 1-5 SwanICon Julian Ackermann Metro Janny Wurts, Ippongi Bang, Jack Dann, Sean Williams, Dave Luckett
2000 April 20-24 Swancon 2000 (Natcon) Candice Schilder Ascot Inn Connie Willis, Robin Hobb, Ian Nichols, Garth Nix, Mitch?
2001 April 12-16 Masquerade Swancon 2001 (Natcon) David Cake, Cathy Cupitt Rydges Hotel Robert Silverberg, Scott Frazier, Karen Haber, Sue Ackermann
2002 March 28-April 1 Swancon 2002, Dragons of the World Sue Ackermann Kings Hotel Kate Forsyth, Kim Wilkins, David Zindell, Lee Battersby, John McDouall
2003 April 17-21 Swancon 2003 (Natcon) Jason Watson, Brett Griggs Kings Perth Hotel Lynn Flewelling, Tony Shillitoe, Justin Ackroyd
2004 April 8-12 Swancon 2004, Chronopolis Shay Telfer Parmelia Hilton Tim Powers, Eddie Campbell, Adrian Bedford, Shaun Tan, Emma Hawkes
2005 March 24-28 Swancon XXX, ConSensual Elaine Kemp Emerald Hotel Charles de Lint, MaryAnn Harris, Grant Watson, Anna Hepworth
2006 March 3-6 Swancon 2006, Renaissances Ken McCaw Acacia Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon, Danny Oz
2007 April 5-9 Swancon 32: Inconceivable! Michael Dawson All Seasons Elizabeth Moon, David Gerrold, Matthew Reilly, Russell B. Farr, Damian Magee.
2008 March 20-24 State of the Art: Swancon 2008 (47th Natcon) Anna Hepworth All Seasons Ken Macleod, Rob Shearman, Glenda Larke, Zara Baxter.
2009 April 9-13 Contact: Swancon 2009 PRK All Seasons Richard Morgan, Trudi Canavan, Theresa Anns, Alicia Smith, Robert Masters
2010 April 1-5 Swancon 2010 Todd Rowlands, John Green All Seasons Scott Sigler, Ian Irvine, John Samuel.
2011 April 21-25 Swancon 36 | Natcon 50 Alisa Krasnostein Hyatt Regency Perth Ellen Datlow, Justina Robson, Sean Williams, Sarah Xu
2012 April 5-9 DoomCon Kitty Hemsley Pan Pacific Hotel Brandon Sanderson, Marianne de Pierres, Chris Creagh
2013 March 29-April 1 Swancon 2013: Perception • Discovery • Emergence Tom Eitelhuber, Andrew Sharp Ibis Styles Hotel Charles Stross, Gail Simone, John Birmingham, Lucy Sussex, Sarah and John Parker
2014 April 17-21 Swancon 39: Conjuration Chris Coman, Samara Morgan Ibis Styles Hotel Anne Bishop, Tamora Pierce (no longer coming), Isobelle Carmody, Jim Butcher, Sally Beasley
2015 April 2-6 Swancon 40 Kat Griffiths Pan Pacific John Scalzi, Kylie Chan, Anthony Peacey
2016 March 24-28 Swancon 41 Isobel White Pan Pacific Michael O'Brien, Jane Espenson, Fe Waters
2017 April 13-17 Swancon 42 Chris Coman, Brian Johnson The Metro Wesley Chu, Traci Harding, Douglas Adams (in memoriam), Michael Troughton, Davina Watson
2018 March 29-April 02 Swancon 43 Jack Bridges Pan Pacific Kameron Hurley, Ryan Griffen, Emily Smith, Foz Meadows, Barb de la Hunty
2019 April 18-22 Swancon 44 Linda Sengsourinho and Davina Watson Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle Charlie Jane Anders, Annalee Newitz (no longer coming), Jonathan Strahan, Travis Johnson
2020 April 25-27 Swancon 45 Sarah Parker, John Parker The Duxton, Perth Nalini Singh, John Robertson