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CoKoCon is a joint venture between CASFS (CopperCon) and WSFA (ConKopelli) It is a general Sci-Fi / Fantasy convention with a focus on literature. It takes the adventure one step forward with new ideas, and a team that has focus and continuity.

CopperCon

Arizona's premier Fall Fantasy/Sci-Fi convention, CopperCon's focus has been literature, media and art with various author, media and artist guests of honor. Come share in the opportunity to meet, and speak with these guests. In addition, enjoy the dealers room, gaming, filk, and a host of panels and presentations.

Info from the most recent convention can be found here: CopperCon 34 (FANtasm)

Name/Date/Chair Location Guests of Honor Other Guests

CopperCon 34
(FANtasm)

Aug 22 - 24, 2014
Mark Boniece
Hilton Garden Inn,
Avondale, AZ
Author: Gini Koch
Author: Michael Stackpole
Author: Jeff Mariotte
Author: Marcy Rockwell
Music Guest: Leslie Fish
Artist Guest: Casey Kaki
Science Guest: Dr. David Williams
Sci-Fi Sound: Dr. Emmett Plant
 

CopperCon 33
Aug 8 - 11, 2013
Michael Fett
Windemere Hotel,
Mesa, AZ
Author: L.E. Modesitt
Media Guest: Mike Grell
Artist Guest: Trina Robbins
Artist Guest: Steve Leialoha
Local Author: Jennifer Roberson
 

CopperCon 32
Aug 31 - Sept 3, 2012
Bob LaPierre
Hilton Garden Inn,
Avondale, AZ
Author: Ari Marmell
Local Author: James Owens
 

CopperCon 31
Sept 2 - 5, 2011
Nyki Robertson
Hilton Garden Inn,
Avondale, AZ
Author: Carrie Vaughn
Local Author: Janni Lee Simner
Fan Guest: M.R. "Hilde" Hildebrand

CopperCon 30
Sept 3-6, 2010
Mark Boniece
Windemere Hotel,
Mesa, AZ
Author: Stephen R. Donaldson Author Guest: Yvonne Navarro
Author Guest: Weston Ochse
Author Guest: David Lee Summers
Music Guest: Mark Horning

CopperCon 29
--None--
Cancelled

   

CopperCon 28
August 29-31, 2008
Gary Swaty
Embassy Suites,
Paradise Valley/Scotts
Author: MaryJanice Davidson
Artist: David Hedgecock
Music: Steven Brust
Media: Greg Weisman
Special: Anthony Alongi
 

CopperCon 27
Sept 7-9, 2007
Bob LaPierre
Embassy Suites Phoenix North,
Phoenix, AZ
Author: Charlaine Harris
Artist: Sean Martin
Local Author: Mike Stackpole
Music: Heather Stern & Alison Stern
 

CopperCon 26
Sept 1-4, 2006
Mark Boniece
Tempe Mission Palms,
Tempe, AZ
Author: Diane Duane
Author: Peter Morwood
Author: Marc Zicree
Artist: Sarah Clemens
Music: Seanan McGuire
 

CopperCon 25
Sept 9-11, 2005
Walter Sanville
Embassy Suites Phoenix North,
Phoenix, AZ
Author: Greg Keyes
Author: Robert Sawyer
Artist: Mark Greenawalt
Music: Escape Key  

CopperCon 24
Sept 10-12, 2004
Bob LaPierre
Embassy Suites Phoenix North,
Phoenix, AZ
Author: Alan Dean Foster
Artist: Todd Lockwood
Music: Leslie Fish  

CopperCon 23
Sept 5-7, 2003
Lee Whiteside
Embassy Suites Phoenix North,
Phoenix, AZ
Author: Connie Willis
Artist: David Mattingly
Music: Larry Warner
 

CopperCon 22
Sept 6-8, 2002
Jim Cryer
Embassy Suites Phoenix North,
Phoenix, AZ
Author: Barbara Hambly
Artist: Lubov
SPFX: Mojo
Music Guest: Jordin Kare

CopperCon 21
Sept 7-9, 2001
Stephanie Bannon
Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort,
Scottsdale, AZ
Author: Julian May
Artist: Mark Roland
Music: Heather Alexander
Local Author: Diana Gabaldon

CopperCon 20
Sept 8-10, 2000
Mark Boniece
Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort,
Scottsdale, AZ
Author: Poul Anderson
Artist: Vincent Di Fate
Music: Cecilia Eng
Local Author: Jennifer Roberson
Local Author: Adam Niswander
Science Guest: Dr. David Williams

CopperCon 19
Sept 10-12, 1999
Craig Dyer
(Robert Osman)
Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort,
Scottsdale, AZ
Author: David Weber
Artist: Brett Bass
Filk: Mitchell Burnside Clapp
 

CopperCon 18
Sept 4-7, 1998
Jim Cryer
Embassy Suites,
Phoenix, AZ
Author: Stephen R. Donaldson
Artist: Mitchell Davidson Bentley
Filk Guest: Jeff Hitchin

CopperCon 17
Sept 5-7, 1997
Doug Cosper
Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort,
Scottsdale, AZ
Author: Kevin J. Anderson & Rebecca Moesta
Local Author: Ernest Hogan
Filk: Doctor Jane Robinson & Cynthia McQuillan

CopperCon 16
Sept 6-8, 1996
Lee Whiteside
Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort,
Scottsdale, AZ
Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
Artist: Alan Gutierrez
Special Guest: Andrew Robinson
Music: Karen Willson
Music: Chris Weber

CopperCon 15
Sept 8-10, 1995
Steve Burroughs
Phoenix Airport Days Inn,
Phoenix, AZ
Author: Spider Robinson
Artist: Jeanne Robinson
Fan: M.R. Hildebrandt
 

CopperCon 14
aka CopperCon Unplugged

Sept 9-11, 1994
Matt Frederick
Francisco Grande Hotel,
Casa Grande, AZ
Author: Verne Vinge
Fan: David Hungerford
 

CopperCon 13
Sept 10-12, 1993
Larry Hallock
Holiday Inn Convention Center,
Phoenix, AZ
Author: Robert Sheckley
Artist: Wayne Barlowe
 

CopperCon 12
Sept 11-13, 1992
Matt Frederick
Camelview Resort,
Scottsdale, AZ
Author: Roger Zelazny
Author: Alan Dean Foster
 

CopperCon 11
Sept 6-8, 1991
Doug Cosper
Safari Resort,
Scottsdale, AZ
Author: Michael McCollum
Artist: Armand Cabrera
Fan: Bruce & Kim Farr
 

CopperCon 10
Sept 7-9, 1990
Matt Frederick
Safari Resort,
Scottsdale, AZ
Author: Keith Laumer
Fan: Wilson "Bob" Tucker
Special Guest: David Gerrold

CopperCon 9
Sept 10-12, 1989
Doug Cosper
Safari Resort,
Scottsdale, AZ
Author: AE Van Vogt
Fan: Jim & Doreen Webbert
 

CopperCon 8
Sept 9-11, 1988
Sam Stubbs
Hyatt Regency,
Phoenix, AZ
Author: Robert Vardeman
Fan: Pat Mueller
 

CopperCon 7
Sept 18-21, 1987
Margaret Grady
Ambassador Inn,
Phoenix, AZ
GOH: Opus (The Penguin)  

CopperCon 6
Sept 4-7, 1986
Margaret Grady
Safari Resort,
Scottsdale, AZ
Author: James P. Hogan
Fan: Sean McCoy
 

CopperCon 5
Sept 6-8, 1985
Margaret Grady
Safari Resort,
Scottsdale, AZ
Author: Nancy Springer
Fan: Keith Williams
 

CopperCon 4
Sept 7-9, 1984
Bruce Farr
Sunburst Hotel,
Scottsdale, AZ
Author: Somtow Sucharitkul
Fan: Samuel Konkin III
 

CopperCon 3
Sept 9-11, 1983
Cliff Baird
Phoenix Hilton
Phoenix, AZ
Author: Theodore Sturgeon
Fan: Alice Williams
TM: G. Harry Stine

CopperCon 2
Sept 10-12, 1982
M R Hildebrand
Howard Johnson's
Caravan Inn,
Phoenix, AZ
Author: Fred Saberhagen
Fan: Barry Bard
TM: Marion Zimmer Bradley

CopperCon
Sept 11-13, 1981
Terry Gish
Howard Johnson's
Caravan Inn,
Phoenix, AZ
Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley
Fan: Ken St. Andre
 



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