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Here lies an attempt at a historical record of Penguicons past. Beneath the chart of Penguicon data, please feel free to add data, links, and fun facts about each convention year.

Boring Table

Year Name Hotel ConChair Date GOHs Web Site Link
2003 Penguicon 2003 Van Dyke Park Hotel Tracey Worcester/Rob Landly May 2-4 Terry Pratchett, Eric Raymond, Pete Abrams, J.D. Frazer (Illiad), Rob Malda (CmdrTaco) -
2004 Penguicon 2.0 Novi Sheraton Steve Gutterman April 16-18 Neil Gaiman, Wil Wheaton, Steve Jackson, Jeff “Hemos” Bates, Jon “maddog” Hall Internet Archive
2005 Penguicon 3.0 Novi Sheraton Bill Putt April 22-24 Wil Wheaton/Eugene Rodenberry Jr, Cory Doctorow, Kevin Siembieda, Nat Torkington, Joan D. Vinge, Dr. Peter Salus pc3.penguicon.org
2006 Penguicon 4.0 Holiday Inn Holidome in Livonia Aaron Thul April 21-23 Chris DiBona, Frank Hayes, Sharon Lee, Steve Miller, Andy Looney, Kristin Looney, Alison “Looney” Frane pc4.penguicon.org
2007 Penguicon 5.0 Troy Hilton in Troy John Guest April 20-22 Bruce Schneier, Randy Milholland, Steve Jackson, Christine Peterson, Elizabeth Bear, Charlie Stross pc5.penguicon.org
2008 Penguicon 6.0 Troy Hilton in Troy Gerald Gentry April 18-20 Jono Bacon, Benjamin Mako Hill, Vernor Vinge, Tamora Pierce, Randall Munroe, Keith Baker, Giant Singing Tesla Coils pc6.penguicon.org
2009 Penguicon 7.0 Crowne Plaza in Romulus Matt Arnold May 1-3 Jane McGonigal, James Hall, Wil Wheaton Andrew Hackard, Rasmus Lerdorf, Candyfab Internet Archive
2010 Penguicon 2010 Troy Marriott Randy Bradakis April 30-May 2 Karl Schroeder, Spider Robinson, Jeanne Robinson, Joe Brockmeier, Howard Tayler, Marcel Gagné, i3Detroit pc8.penguicon.org
2011 Penguicon 2011 Troy Marriott Chloe Zrnich (limey) April 29-May 1 Brandon Sanderson, Mitch Altman, Jimmie P. Rodgers, MC Frontalot, Howard Tayler Internet Archive
2012 Penguicon 2012 Hyatt Regency Dearborn Chuck Child April 27-29 John Scalzi, Jim Gettys, Scrub Club Records, Open Soda 2012.penguicon.org
2013 Penguicon 2013 Marriott Centerpoint Auburn Hills Sarah Slovik April 26-28 Jim C. Hines, Jeff Potter, Maik Schmidt, Nick Farr, Jason Denzel, Michael W. Lucas 2013.penguicon.org
2014 Penguicon 2014 Westin in Southfield Nuri Gocay May 2-4 Ernest Cline, YTCracker, Eva Galperin, Gameface Labs, Erika Carlson 2014.penguicon.org
2015 Penguicon 2015 Westin in Southfield Nuri Gocay April 24-26 Albert Manero, Charlie Jane Anders, Annalee Newitz, Aral Balkan, e-Nabling the Future 2015.penguicon.org
2016 Penguicon 2016 Westin in Southfield Scott Kennedy April 29-May 1 Ann Leckie, Catherynne Valente, Deb Nicholson, Ann Lemay, Sirius (Intelligent Personal Assistant) 2016.penguicon.org
2017 Penguicon 2017 Westin in Southfield Cylithria Dubois April 28-May 1 Cory Doctorow, Sumana Harihareswara, Coraline Ada Ehmke 2017.penguicon.org

Penguicon 2017

  • Location: Westin in Southfield
  • ConChair: Cylithria Dubois
  • Dates: April 28-May 1, 2017
  • Guests of Honor:
    • Cory Doctorow
    • Sumana Harihareswara
    • Coraline Ada Ehmke

Penguicon 2016

  • Location: Westin in Southfield
  • ConChair: Scott Kennedy
  • Dates: April 29-May 1, 2016
  • Guests of Honor:
    • Ann Leckie
    • Catherynne Valente
    • Deb Nicholson
    • Ann Lemay
    • Sirius (Intelligent Personal Assistant)

Penguicon 2015

  • Location: Westin in Southfield
  • ConChair: Nuri Gocay
  • Dates: April 24-26, 2015
  • Guests of Honor:
    • Albert Manero
    • Charlie Jane Anders
    • Annalee Newitz
    • Aral Balkan
    • e-Nabling the Future

Penguicon 2014

  • Location: Westin in Southfield
  • ConChair: Nuri Gocay
  • Dates: May 2-4, 2014
  • Guests of Honor:
    • Ernest Cline
    • YTCracker
    • Eva Galperin
    • Gameface Labs
    • Erika Carlson

Penguicon 2013

  • Location: Marriott Centerpoint Auburn Hills
  • ConChair: Sarah Slovik
  • Dates: April 26-28, 2013
  • Guests of Honor:
    • Jim C. Hines
    • Jeff Potter
    • Maik Schmidt
    • Nick Farr
    • Jason Denzel
    • Michael W. Lucas

Penguicon 2012

  • Location: Hyatt Regency Dearborn
  • ConChair: Chuck Child
  • Dates: April 27-29, 2012
  • Guests of Honor:
    • John Scalzi
    • Jim Gettys
    • Scrub Club Records
    • Open Soda

Penguicon 2011

Penguicon 2010

  • Location: Troy Marriott
  • ConChair: Randy Bradakis
  • Dates: April 30-May 2, 2010
  • Guests of Honor:
    • Karl Schroeder
    • Spider Robinson
    • Jeanne Robinson
    • Joe Brockmeier
    • Howard Tayler
    • Marcel Gagné
    • i3Detroit

Penguicon 7.0

Penguicon 6.0

  • Location: Troy Hilton in Troy
  • ConChair: Gerald Gentry
  • Dates: April 18-20, 2008
  • Guests of Honor:
    • Jono Bacon
    • Benjamin Mako Hill
    • Vernor Vinge
    • Tamora Pierce
    • Randall Munroe
    • Keith Baker
    • Giant Singing Tesla Coils

Penguicon 5.0

  • Location: Troy Hilton in Troy
  • ConChair: John Guest
  • Dates: April 20-22, 2007
  • Guests of Honor:
    • Bruce Schneier
    • Randy Milholland
    • Steve Jackson
    • Christine Peterson
    • Elizabeth Bear
    • Charlie Stross

Penguicon 4.0

  • Location: Holiday Inn Holidome in Livonia
  • ConChair: Aaron Thul
  • Dates: April 21-23, 2006
  • Guests of Honor:
    • Chris DiBona
    • Frank Hayes
    • Sharon Lee
    • Steve Miller
    • Andy Looney
    • Kristin Looney
    • Alison “Looney” Frane

Penguicon 3.0

  • Location: Novi Sheraton
  • ConChair: Bill Putt
  • Dates: April 22-24, 2005
  • Guests of Honor:
    • Wil Wheaton/Eugene Rodenberry Jr
    • Cory Doctorow
    • Kevin Siembieda
    • Nat Torkington
    • Joan D. Vinge
    • Dr. Peter Salus

Penguicon 2.0

Penguicon 2003

  • Location: Van Dyke Park Hotel
  • ConChairs: Tracey Worcester/Rob Landly
  • Dates: May 2-4, 2003
  • Guests of Honor:
    • Terry Pratchett
    • Eric Raymond
    • Pete Abrams
    • J.D. Frazer (Illiad)
    • Rob Malda (CmdrTaco)
  • URL: Lost in time
historical_data.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/16 12:05 by atdt1991