Starfury Conventions is hosting a three-day celebration of Matt Smith's tenure as the Eleventh Doctor on Doctor Who at the Hilton Metropole Hotel, Birmingham. The event will feature special guests, panels, photo opportunities, autograph sessions and more.
The official convention for Stargate SG-1/Atlantis/Universe fans by Creation Entertainment will be held at the Westin O'Hare in Chicago, Illinois, on 16-18 August 2013. Fans will have the chance to interact, attend panels, get autographs, and experience exclusive photo opportunities.
MISTI-Con is a Harry Potter convention being held in May 2013 and hosted by The Group Who Shall Not Be Named (the New York City Harry Potter Meetup) in cooperation with Ray "The Dark Lord Bartender" Smith and the Margate Hotel. The convention will feature panels, programs, academic presentations, exhibits, wizard rock performances, and much more. From the MISTI-Con website:
Readercon celebrates "imaginative literature" - that is, literary science fiction, fantasy, horror, and unclassifiable works known as "slipstream."
The annual convention brings together more than 150 professionals from the publishing industry from cross the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and sometimes even Australia and Japan. The event typically sees an attendance of over 600 readers and fans.
Held in Messe Essen, Germany, Star Wars Celebration Europe II is an event for all ages. The Celebrations began in 1999 in Denver, Colorado and in 2007 went international to London, back to Los Angeles, to Tokyo, and then Orlando for the last one in 2012.
The con contains exhibits, an interactive show floor, screenings, merchandise, celebrity guests, panels, and autograph sessions. Costuming workshops, academic discussions, behind-the-scenes insights, fan films, and sneak peeks at the future of Star Wars are all elements of Celebration as well.
MegaCon (MegaConvention) is a multimedia fan convention held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The con features programming related to science fiction, fantasy, comic books, anime & manga, and gaming and hosts a number of media and comic book guests for panels and autograph sessions. This year's event will also feature a special evening event with the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Yuletide is an annual fic exchange for rare and obscure fandoms. Participants sign up to write a story of at least 1,000 words in a fandom someone else has requested. In return, they receive a story of at least 1,000 words in a fandom they have requested. Works will be revealed in the Yuletide 2012 Collection on the Archive of Our Own on 25 December. Author names will be revealed on 1 January.
A Secret Santa-style online gift exchange of fanworks for fans of the Daniel/Vala Stargate SG-1 pairing. Signups for the 2012 exchange were 12-30 October and assignments were distributed in November. Gifts will be unveiled on 20 December at the LiveJournal community