The business conference at Chicon 8, the 2022 World Science Fiction Convention, has announced the host cities for the 2023 North American Science Fiction Convention (NASFiC) and the 2024 World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon). These cities were chosen by Chicon 8 member votes.
23 Winnipeg will host the 2023 NASFiC in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. NASFiC will be held in North America in the year Worldcon is held overseas (in this case, 2023 Worldcon will be held in Chengdu, China in August 2023). 343 votes were cast in the election, with 312 votes in favor of Winnipeg.
Winnipeg’s Guests of Honor are Dr. Philip J. Curry, Julie Cherneda, John Mansfield, Worbgesig Rice, Nishi Shoal, and Katharina Vermet. Ghost of Honor is Lorna Turis and Toastmaster is Tanya Huff. The conference will be chaired by Robbie Bourget and Linda Rothmansfield.
The Winnipeg in 23 website is at https://main.winnipegin2023.ca/. You can also find us on Twitter (@Winnipegin23).
Glasgow 2024 will see the 2024 Worldcon in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Glasgow 2024 is his 82nd World Science Fiction Convention and his third to be held in Glasgow after his 1995 and 2005. 809 votes were cast in the election, with 776 votes in favor of Glasgow.
Glasgow guests of honor are artist Chris Baker (Fangorn), fans Claire Breary and Mark Plummer, writers Ken MacLeod and Neddy Okorafor, and editor, author and artist Terry Windling. The conference will be chaired by Professor Esther McCallum Stewart.
The Glasgow 2024 website can be found at https://glasgow2024.org/. You can also follow us on Facebook (@GlasgowIn2024) and Twitter (@Glasgowin2024).