12th World Science Fiction Convention

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SFCon, the 12th World Science Fiction Convention
Genre Science fiction
Venue Sir Francis Drake Hotel
Location(s) San Francisco, California
Country United States
Inaugurated September 3-6, 1954
Attendance 700
Filing status non-profit

The 12th World Science Fiction Convention, also known as SFCon, was held September 3-6, 1954, at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco, California, USA.

The chairmen were Lester Cole and Gary Nelson. The guest of honor was John W. Campbell, Jr., the editor of Astounding magazine. Total attendance was approximately 700.

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Preceded by
11th World Science Fiction Convention
Philcon I in Philadelphia, USA (1953)
List of Worldcons
12th World Science Fiction Convention
in San Francisco, USA (1954)
Succeeded by
13th World Science Fiction Convention
Clevention in Cleveland, USA (1955)