Starts: Aug 23, 2006 - Ends: Aug 27, 2006
Submission Deadline: Aug 23, 2006
The World Science Fiction Convention is the pre-eminent gathering of professionals and fans of all forms of science fiction in the World. This 64th installment will include hundreds of speakers, panel discussions, workshops, and seminars covering SF and Fantasy in films, TV, and literature, as well as science and space, costuming, etc. There will also be a special 40th anniversary celebration of Star Trek with actors, writers, and behind-the-scenes technicians from all of the incarnations of the series. Exhibits include a 300 table dealers area, a 20,000 sq. ft. art show, and tens of thousands of feet of exhibits ranging from props and FX miniatures from Star Trek and other SF films and shows, a display of matte and production art, customized vehicles, robots, '50s robot, rocket, and raygun toys, and lots more. Also, the Hugo Awards will be presented at the convention. The World Science Fiction Convention only gets to Southern California once every 10 years or so.