If the WSFS Business Meeting adjourns early, this meeting may be held 15 minutes after the adjournment of the Business Meeting instead of at this time.
Closing Ceremonies with ASL
The WSFS Business Meeting is open to all Worldcon members. Come see and participate in how the sausage is made regarding the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS). This is where rules regarding Hugo Awards, site selection of future Worldcons, and related matters are proposed, debated, and voted upon. Any business not concluded at previous meetings… Continue reading WSFS Final Business Meeting/MPC Meeting
Hugo Awards Ceremony with ASL
The Hugo Awards are science fiction’s most prestigious awards. We gather together for the most prestigious ceremony in science fiction to discover the winners of the 2021 Hugo Awards.
This is a traditional gathering of past, present, and future Worldcon chairs. Come and get a photo of Worldcon chairs in their natural habitat.
At the beginning of this meeting, the results of the 2023 Worldcon Site Selection will be announced and the newly seated 2023 Worldcon will make its initial presentation. After site selection business is finished, the meeting will take up all business not concluded by Friday’s main meeting. Anything not concluded at this meeting will be… Continue reading WSFS Site Selection Business Meeting
While the 2023 Worldcon is being chosen this year, there are other bids for future Worldcons. Glasgow (Scotland) 2024; Seattle (U.S.) 2025; Orlando (U.S.), Nice (France), Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), and Los Angeles (U.S.) 2026; Tel Aviv (Israel) 2027; Brisbane (Australia) 2028; Dublin, 2029; and Texas, 2031 have all indicated intentions to bid. Come hear what… Continue reading Future Worldcons: 2024 to Infinity and Beyond!
How do you choose a location? How much startup capital do you need? How do you assemble a staff? This panel will tell you everything you need to know, including what unsuspected resources are at your disposal, when putting together a Worldcon bid.