Smofcon 35

Back Bay Hilton, Boston, MA

December 1-3, 2017

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

Mobile app: Download the “Grenadine Event Guide” on Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

Enter this event code once you’ve installed Grenadine Event Guide: SMOF35.

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.

Back Bay of Boston, general map

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.

Program will start around 4pm Friday and run until 4pm Sunday. There will be some workshops earlier in the day on Friday. Hospitality will open early Thursday evening and run until Sunday night. We’ve added Workshop and general Program information to the Program page.

Weather is predicted to be chilly but mostly dry 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.

MCFI’s Code of Conduct. Accessibility info for Smofcon is available on the About page.

Thanks to:

  • 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.

Send questions, comments or suggestions to: smofcon35@mcfi.org.