52nd World Science Fiction Convention

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ConAdian, the 52nd World Science Fiction Convention
1994 World Science Fiction Convention logo.gif
Genre Science fiction
Venue Winnipeg Convention Centre
Location(s) Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Country Canada
Inaugurated September 1–5, 1994
Filing status Non-profit
Website
Official website (archive)

The 52nd World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), also known as ConAdian, was held 1–5 September 1994 at the Crowne Plaza, Place Louis Riel, and Sheraton hotels, and the Winnipeg Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.[1]

The chairman was John Mansfield. The Guests of Honor were Anne McCaffrey (pro), George Barr (artist), and Robert Runte (fan).[2] The toastmaster was Barry B. Longyear. Total attendance was approximately 3,570.

ConAdian was the first Worldcon with its own official website.[3]

Awards[edit]

The Hugo Awards, named after Hugo Gernsback, are presented every year for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. Results are based on the ballots submitted by members of the World Science Fiction Society. Other awards, including the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, are also presented each year at Worldcon.[4]

Hugo Awards[edit]

The 1994 Hugo Awards were presented for work in 1993:[5]

Other awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calling All Aliens: Winnipeg Draws Worldwide Gathering of Sci-Fi Fans". Grand Forks Herald. August 31, 1994. p. 1A. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ Mietkiewicz, Henry (August 29, 1994). "Sci-fi novelist's efforts range far beyond Pern Anne McCaffrey visits Toronto". Toronto Star. p. C6. Retrieved March 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ "ConFrancisco (Worldcon 1993)". San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. Retrieved March 5, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hugo Award FAQ". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. Archived from the original on May 7, 2011. Retrieved October 11, 2012. 
  5. ^ "1994 Hugo Awards". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. August 9, 2009. Archived from the original on May 7, 2011. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
51st World Science Fiction Convention
ConFrancisco in San Francisco, United States (1993)
List of Worldcons
52nd World Science Fiction Convention
in Winnipeg, Canada (1994)
Succeeded by
53rd World Science Fiction Convention
Intersection in Glasgow, UK (1995)