Picofarad Social Calendar

A near-term listing of sf conventions and other events of interest, as printed in Picofarad. For information on cons further out, see Picofarad's recurring convention list.

May | June | July


Apr 25-May 4, Sci Fi London Film Festival, London, UK http://www.sci-fi-london.com/
1-4, Åcon 7 (relaxacon), Mariehamn, Finland http://acon7.wordpress.com/
1-4, Another Game Convention (gaming), Hudson, OH http://www.anothergamecon.com/
1-4, Game Days 2014, Timonium, MD http://gamesday.gamesclubofmd.org/
1-4, Morphicon 2014: Howls, Growls, and Things Afoul (furry), Columbus, OH http://morphicon.org/
2-4, DemiCon 25, Des Moines, IA http://www.demicon.org/25/index.html
2-4, EerieCon 16, Niagara Falls, NY http://www.eeriecon.org/
2-4, Gaylaxicon 2014/Outlantacon 2014 (GLBT sf), Atlanta, GA http://www.outlantacon.org/
2-4, Cor31u (fanzines), Richmond, VA http://www.corflu.org/
2-4, SVScon (costuming), Herning, Denmark http://svscon.dk/ (Site is in Danish only)
2-4, Gaslight Gathering 4 (steampunk), San Diego, CA http://www.gaslightgathering.org/
2-4, Malice Domestic 26 (mystery), Bethesda, MD http://www.malicedomestic.org/
2-4, Penguicon (Linux & sf), Southfield, MI http://www.penguicon.org/
2-4, Anime Marathon 2014, Königslutter, Germany http://www.tomodachi.de/html/marathon/ (Site is in German only)
2-4, LexiCon 6 (gaming), Lexington, KY http://lexicongaming.com/w/
2-4?, FRAGCON 2014 (gaming), Regina, Sasketchewan http://www.reginagamers.com/index.php/convention
2-4, Spring Gaming Hoopla, Janesville, WI http://www.gaminghoopla.com/
2-4, AttritiCon 2014 (historical miniatures gaming), Ulm, Germany http://ulmer-strategen.de/attriticon.htm (Site is in German only)
3-4, Hanami (anime), Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany http://www.hanami-ludwigshafen.de/ (Site is in German only)

8-11, Leprecon 40: 50 Shades of Green, Tempe, AZ http://leprecon.org/lep40/
8-11, World Horror Convention 2014, Portland, OR http://www.worldhorror2014.org/
8-11, Spacefest VI (space exploration), Tuscon, AZ http://www.spacefest.info/VI/
9-11, Marcon 49/1623 Minicon, Columbus, OH http://marcon.org/wordpress/
9-11, Animefest 2014, Brno, Czech Republic http://animefest.cz/general-information
9-11, Anime Southeast, Sevierville, TN http://animesoutheast.com/
9-11, OLNFC Convention 11 (Leonard Nimoy), Warwick, UK http://www.theofficialleonardnimoyfanclub.com/conventionpage.html
10-12, SFeraKon 36, Zagreb, Croatia http://www.sferakon.org/
10-11, Role Play Convention, Köln, Germany http://www.rpcgermany.de/ (Site is in German only)

14-18, 33rd Annual International Space Development Conference, Los Angeles, CA http://isdc.nss.org/2014/
15-18, Nebula Awards Weekend, San Jose, CA http://www.sfwa.org/nebula-awards/nebula-weekend/
16-18, ConTrails/DeepSouthCon 52, Bristol, VA http://www.contrails-sf.org/
16-18, Keycon 31, Winnipeg, Manitoba http://keycon.org/2014/
16-18, CanGames 2014, Ottawa, Ontario http://www.cangames.ca/
16-18, Das Frühlingsfest der Filksmusik (filk), Bad Salzdetfurth, Germany http://www.d-f-d-f.org/
16-18, Huzzah! (wargames), Portland, ME http://www.huzzahcon.com/
16-18, Anime Central, Rosemont, IL http://www.acen.org/
16-18, Otafest 2014 (anime), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta http://www.otafest.com/
16-18, CONsole Room (Doctor Who), Bloomington, MN http://console-room.mpls.cx/
16, Steampunk World's Fair 2014, Piscataway, NJ http://steampunkworldsfair.com/
17-18, Kirsikankukkacon V (anime), Turku, Finland http://kikucon2014.animeunioni.org/english.html
17, ECBACC (black comics), Philadelphia, PA http://ecbacc.com/wordpress3/

22-25?, STICCON 2014/Italcon 40, Bellaria, Italy http://www.stic.it/eventi/EN/STICCON/EN_sticcon.html
22-25, SFRA 2014: Feminism, Fans, and the Future (symposium) Madison, WI http://www.wiscon.info/sfra.php
22-26, Wyrd Con 5 (LARPs), Los Angeles, CA http://wyrdcon.com/
22-25, Nashcon 2014 (historical miniatures gaming), Franklin, TN http://hmgs-midsouth.org/conventions/nashcon/
23-25, Mobicon XVII, Mobile, AL http://www.mobicon.org/
23-26, Balticon 48, Baltimore, MD http://www.balticon.org/
23-25, ConQuesT 45: Noir, Kansas City, MO http://www.conquestkc.org/
23-26, MisCon 28, Missoula, MT http://www.miscon.org/
23-25?, Oasis 27, Orlando, FL http://www.oasfis.org/oasis/
23-25?, CONduit 24, Salt Lake City, UT http://conduit-sf.com/
23-25, Sci-Fi on the Rock 8, St. John's, Newfoundland http://www.scifiontherock.com/
23-26, BayCon 2014: Got Honor?, Santa Clara, CA http://www.baycon.org/
23-26, WisCon 38 (feminist sf), Madison, WI http://www.wiscon.info/
23-25, Brit Con (UK sf), St. Louis Park, MN http://britconmn.com/home.html
23-26, KublaCon (gaming), Burlingame, CA http://www.kublacon.com/
23-25, InterNosCon 2014: Legendary Past (gaming), Bertinoro, Italy http://2014.internoscon.it/en/
23-25, Enfilade! (historical miniatures gaming), Olympia, WA http://www.nhmgs.org/
23-26, MediaWest*Con 34: The Walking Fen (media), Lansing, MI http://www.mediawestcon.org/mwc34.htm
23-26, Anime Oasis Compile, Boise, ID http://www.animeoasis.org/
23-25, Animazement (anime), Raleigh, NC http://www.animazement.org/
23-25, AniMinneapolis (anime), Minneapolis, MN http://animinneapolis.com/
23-26, FanimeCon 2014 (anime), San Jose, CA http://www.fanime.com/
23-25, Anime North 2014, Toronto, Ontario http://www.animenorth.com/live/
23-25, MomoCon 2014 (anime), Atlanta, GA http://www.momocon.com/
23-25, Timegate 2014 (Doctor Who/Stargate), Atlanta, GA http://www.timegatecon.org/
23-25, What the Fur: A Steam-Powered Celebration (furry), Montréal, Québec http://www.whatthefur.ca/home_e.php
23-25, ConFuzzled 2014 (furry), Birmingham, UK http://www.confuzzled.org.uk/
23-25, What the Fur (furry), Montréal, Québec http://www.whatthefur.ca/home_e.php
24-25?, Dni Fantastyki 2014, Wroc.aw, Poland http://www.dnifantastyki.pl/ (Site is in Polish only)

28-31, North American Jules Verne Society, New Orleans, LA http://www.najvs.org/meetings/meet2014/index.shtml
29-Jun 1, LinCon 2014 (gaming), Linköpings University, Linköping, Sweden http://www.lincon.se/ (Site is in Swedish only)
29-Jun 1, FedCon 23 (Star Trek), Düsseldorf, Germany http://www.fedcon.de/en/
30-Jun 1, Arisia Relaxacon, Dennis Port, MA http://relaxacon.arisiahosting.org/
30-Jun 1, CaliFur: Hollywood Past and Present (furry), Irvine, CA http://www.califur.com/
30-Jun 1, SoDak 2012 (anime), Rapid City, SD http://www.sdcon.org/


5-6, SCIFI DAYS (formerly Herxheimer Science-Fiction-Tage), Grünstadt, Germany http://www.scifi-days.de/ (Site is in German only)
5-8, ColossalCon 13 (anime), Sandusky, OH http://www.colossalcon.com/
5-8, North Texas RPG Con (vintage gaming), Bedford, TX http://ntrpgcon.com/
6-9, Continuum X: Carnival of Lost Souls/53rd Australian national sf convention, Melbourne, Australia http://continuum.org.au/c10/
6-8, DucKon 23, Wheeling, IL http://www.duckon.org/
6-8?, ConCarolinas 2014, Charlotte, NC http://www.concarolinas.org/
6-7?, Robert E. Howard Days, Cross Plains, TX http://www.rehupa.com/
6-8, Bloody Words XIII (mystery), Toronto, Ontario http://2014.bloodywords.com/
6-8, PrairieCon XXXV (gaming), Brandon, Manitoba http://www.prairiecon.com/
6-9, Phenomenon 2014: In Space! (gaming), Daramalan College, Canberra, Australia http://pheno.org.au/
6-8, A-Kon 25 (anime), Dallas, TX http://www.a-kon.com/
6-8, HamaCon 5 (anime), Huntsville, AL http://hama-con.com/
6-8, AnimeNEXT, Somerset, NJ http://www.animenext.org/
6-8, Desucon (anime), Lahti, Finland http://desucon.fi/desucon/en
7-8, ColoniaCon 21, Köln, Germany http://www.coloniacon.eu/ (Site is in German only)
7-8, Knightrokon (anime), University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL http://knightrokon.com/

12-15, Core Con 2014: Echoes of the Future, Fargo, ND http://www.fargocorecon.org/
12-15, Cosplacon (costuming), Jefferson City, MO https://cosplacon-mo.squarespace.com/
13-15, Hypericon 2014, Nashville, TN http://www.hypericon.us/
13-15, Campbell Conference and Awards, Lawrence, KS http://www.sfcenter.ku.edu/campbell-conference.htm
13-15, Bayou Wars 22 (gaming), St. Francisville, LA http://www.bayouwars.org/
13-14, Fear the Con 7 (gaming), Maryland Heights, MO http://www.fearthecon.com/
13-15, NORDCON (gaming), Hamburg-Horn, Germany http://www.nordcon.de/ (Site is in German only)
13-15, AndoCon (gaming), Atlanta, GA http://www.andocon.org/
13-15, Anime Mid-Atlantic 14, Chesapeake, VA http://www.animemidatlantic.com/
13-15, Louisianime, Lafayette, LA http://www.louisianime.com/
13-15, Anime 2014, The Hague, Netherlands http://www.animecon.nl/
13-15, OMGcon 2014 (anime), Owensboro, KY http://www.omgcon.com/
13-14, ConComCon 2014 (con-running), Vancouver, WA http://concomcon.com/
13-15, Rocket City FurMeet 2014: All Systems Go!, Decatur, AL http://www.rcfm.net/
14-15, Fantasticon 2014, Copenhagen?, Denmark http://fantasticon.dk/

19-22, PortConMaine 2014, South Portland, ME http://www.portconmaine.com/
19-22, Fantazjada (LARPs), Srebrna Góra, Poland http://www.fantazjada.pl/info
19-22, BotCon 2014 (Transformers), Pasadena, CA http://www.botcon.com/
20-21, SFSA Convention, Wits Medical School, Parktown, South Africa http://www.sfsa.org.za/events.html
20-22, BayouCon, Lake Charles, LA http://www.bayoucon.net/
20-22, 4th Street Fantasy Convention, Minneapolis, MN http://www.4thstreetfantasy.com/
20-21, ECOF (Edgar Rice Burroughs), Fargo, ND http://www.erbzine.com/dumdum/
20-22, Contata 7, the 24th Northeast filk convention, Morristown, NJ http://www.contata.org/
20-22, Anime Blues Con IV, Memphis, TN http://animeblues.com/
20-22, PolyCon 32: Pandora's Box (gaming), Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA http://polycon.punk.net/pc32/
20-23, Arcon 30 (gaming), Oslo, Norway http://www.spillfestival.no/ (Site is in Norwegian only)
20-22, Q-Con XXI (gaming), Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK http://www.q-con.org.uk/
20-22, DieCon 14 (gaming), Collinsville, IL http://diecon.com/D14/
20-22, Rapier 2014 (gaming), Jacksonville, FL http://www.rapiercon.com/
20, CRSF 2014 (symposium), University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK http://currentresearchinspeculativefiction.blogspot.com/p/crsf-2014.html
20-22, HeroesCon (comics, really just comics), Charlotte, NC http://www.heroesonline.com/heroescon/
21-22, JAFAX XIX (anime), Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI http://www.jafax.org/
21-22, SunnyCon 3 (anime), Sunderland, UK http://sunnycon.co.uk/
21-22, Wie.MAI.KAI (anime), Wiesbaden, Germany http://www.wiemaikai.de/

26-29, XXI Mi.dzynarodowy Festiwal Fantastyki, Nidzica, Poland http://festiwal.solarisnet.pl/ (Site is in Polish only)
26-29?, Midwestcon 65 (relaxacon), Cincinnati, OH http://www.cfg.org/midwestcon/
26-29, Play On Con 7, Birmingham, AL http://www.playoncon.com/
27-29, LibertyCon 27, Chattanooga, TN http://www.libertycon.org/
27-29, SoonerCon 23, Oklahoma City, OK http://www.soonercon.info/
27-29, 8Pi-Con, Enfield, CT http://pi-con.org/
27-29?, Serebryanaya Stryela, Moscow, Russia http://www.silvercon.ru/ (Site is in Russian only)
27-29, Apollocon 2014, Houston, TX http://www.apollocon.org/
27-29, Swecon 2014, Gävle, Sweden http://steampunkfestival.se/?lang=en
27-29, Anime Festival Wichita 10, Wichita, KS http://www.afwcon.org/
27-29, Sci-Fi Valley Con, Altoona, PA http://scifiinthevalley.com/
27-29, Texicon (gaming), Grapevine, TX http://texicon.net/
27-29, ConTemporal (steampunk), Raleigh, NC http://contemporal.org/
27-28?, Trek Fest 30 (Star Trek), Riverside, IA http://www.trekfest.com/
28-Jul 7, Festival Fantazie, Chot.bo., Czech Republic http://festivalfantazie.cz/ (Site is in Czech only)
28-30, Seishun-Con (anime), Atlanta, GA http://seishun-con.com/
28, Nishikaze (anime), University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta http://www.nishikaze.ca/
28-29, SoyCon 7: School Edition (anime cosplay), Rolling Meadows, IL http://www.soycon.com/index.html
28-29, Gamers of Summer Con 2014, Dauphin, PA http://pocketchangeproductions.net/
28-29, Con Kasterborous 2014 (Doctor Who), Huntsville, AL http://conkasterborous.com/


1-6, Ziemie Jałowe (post-apocalyptic sf), Będzin, Poland http://www.ziemie.postapocalyptic.net/english
1-2, Project Anime (anime con-running), Los Angeles, CA http://www.projectanime.org/
3-6, Westercon 67, Salt Lake City, UT http://westercon67.org/
3-6, Anime Expo 2014, Los Angeles, CA http://www.anime-expo.org/
3-6, Anthrocon 2014: Secret Societies (furry), Pittsburgh, PA http://www.anthrocon.org/
3-6, CONvergence 2014: A Midsummer Night's Dream (media), Bloomington, MN http://www.convergence-con.org/
4-13, Semana Negra 27 (multi-genre), Gijón, Spain http://www.semananegra.org/ (Site is in Spanish only)
4-6, InConJunction XXXIV, Indianapolis, IN http://www.inconjunction.org/
5-6, ConTopia 2014 (anime), Dortmund, Germany http://contopia.de.vu/ (Site is in German only)

9-20, FLIP 2012 (gaming), Parthenay, France http://www.jeux-festival.com/ (Site is in French only)
10-13, Readercon 25 (books only), Burlington, MA http://www.readercon.org/
10-13, ConnectiCon (media), Hartford, CT http://www.connecticon.org/
10-12?, Tolkien Moot X, Spokane, WA http://www.tolkienmoot.org/
11-13?, Estcon, Saarjärve, Estonia http://www.ulme.ee/Estcon/ (Site is in Estonian only)
11-13, SchlossCon 2 (SFCD-Con 2014), Schwerin, Germany http://schlosscon.de/ (Site is in German only)
11-13, Finncon 2014, Jyväskylä, Finland http://2014.finncon.org/ (Site is in Finnish only)
11-13, METROCON (anime), Tampa, FL http://www.metroconventions.com/
11-13, Anime-zing, Davenport, IA http://www.qcanimezing.com/
11-13, Tokyo in Tulsa 2014 (anime), Tulsa, OK http://tokyointulsa.com/
11-13, Ai-Kon 2014 (anime), Winnipeg, Manitoba http://www.ai-kon.org/
11-13, G-Fest XXI (Japanese monsters), Rosemont, IL http://www.g-fan.com/html/gfest_xxi/gfest_xxi.php
11-13, TFcon (Transformers), Mississauga, Ontario http://www.tfcon.ca/

13-27, Orkon 2014 (LARPs), Łutowiec, Poland http://orkon.org/ (Site is in Polish only)
17-20, Detcon1, the 11th North American Science Fiction Convention, Detroit, MI http://detcon1.org/
17-20, Nemo 2014, the 41st French national sf convention, Amiens, France http://www.nemo2014.galaxies-sf.fr/ (Site is in French only)
17-20?, Northeastern Writers' Conference (Necon) 34, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI http://www.campnecon.com/
17-20, Historicon 2014 (historical miniatures gaming), Fredericksburg, VA http://hmgs.site-ym.com/?page=HconHome
18-20, ConBravo, Hamilton, Ontario http://conbravo.com/
18-20, Southern Media Convention (fan fiction), Lakeland, FL http://southernmediacon.org/
18-21, ManorCon XXXII (gaming), University of Leicester, Leicester, UK http://www.diplom.org/manorcon/nextcon.htm
18-20, Quincon 29 (gaming), Quincy, IL https://warhorn.net/events/quincon-29
18-20, T&T Convention (gaming), Scottsdale, AZ http://www.flyingbuffalo.com/tntconv.htm
18-20, Ancient City Con 6 (anime/gaming), Jacksonville, FL http://www.ancientcitycon.com/
18-20?, MACOnvention 2014 (anime), Linz, Austria http://www.maconvention.info/ (Site is in German only)
18-20, Ryu-Kon 2014 (anime), Buffalo, NY http://www.ryu-kon.com/
18-20, AVCon (anime/video games), Adelaide, Australia https://www.avcon.org.au/
19-20, Atsusacon (anime), Antwerp, Belguim http://atsusacon.be/en/home
19-20, CosDay² (anime cosplay), Frankfurt, Germany http://www.cosday.de/en/index.html

24-27, Comic-Con 2014 (media), San Diego, CA http://www.comic-con.org/cci/
24-27, NärCon 2014 (gaming), Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden http://2014.narcon.se/en/
25-27, ArmadilloCon 36, Austin, TX http://www.fact.org/dillo/
25-27, Diversicon 22, St. Paul, MN http://www.diversicon.org/
25-27?, Confluence 2014, Pittsburgh, PA http://www.parsec-sff.org/confluence/
25-27, Megaplex XIII: The Candy Factory (furry), Orlando, FL https://my.megaplexcon.org/
25-27, Open Gaming Convention 2014: The Doctor Is In, Nashua, NH http://www.ogc-con.com/
25-28, Continuum 2014 (gaming), University of Leicester, Oadby, UK http://www.nbv-ltd.co.uk/continuum/
25-27, Ropecon 2014 (gaming), Espoo, Finland http://www.ropecon.fi/pmwiki/index.php/Blogi/Blogi (Site is in Finnish only)
25-27, AnimeIowa 2014, Corallville, IA http://www.animeiowa.com/
26-27, 6th Fantasy Gamers' Conclave, Cary, NC http://kofl-games.org/

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