A weekend of panels and workshops on conference planning, brought to you by MCFI. Our theme is Lessons Learned, identifying conventions issues and implementing solutions.
Online schedule for Smofcon 35: https://sites.grenadine.co/sites/smofcon35/en/smofcon-35
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The hotel block is closed and the pre-registration rate is also closed. You may purchase full and one-day rates at the “at-the-door” rate in advance.
First Smofcon in downtown Boston, across from the Sheraton Boston, home of 4 Noreascons and many Boskones. Very close to the Prudential Center Mall and 100-odd restaurants in the Back Bay.
All activities take place on the second floor of the Back Bay Hilton (except for Hospitality). Program will start at 4:00pm Friday and run until 4:00pm Sunday. There will be some workshops earlier in the day on Friday.
Registration (pre-reg and at-the-door) is open Friday 8:30am – 8:00pm, Saturday 9:30am – 5:00pm and Sunday 9:30am – 11:00am in the Pre-function area on the 2nd floor. If you’re pre-registered you can pick up your badge between 8:00pm and 10:00pm Thursday in Hospitality.
Hospitality will be up on 2601 and open 8:00pm Thursday evening and run until Sunday night.
Weather is predicted to be in the 40s during the day during Smofcon: https://www.timeanddate.com/weather/usa/boston/ext
CanSMOF has announced their Smofcon scholarship winners: Amanda Brant of Winnipeg MB, Marcin Klak of Krakow, Poland, and Nina Törnudd of Helsinki, Finland.
- Barb Van Tilburg from Offworld Design for the the donation of book bags.
- CanSMOF, Arisia, SWOC and ALAMO for their Smofcon scholarship programs.
- Chicago, Smofcon 34 for pass-along funds.
- Arisia, Worldcon 76, Smofcon 37 Albuquerque bid, Dublin in 2019 Worldcon, NASFiC Utah in 2019 bid, DC in 2021 bid, Confluence for Con Suite sponsorships.
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