starlady42 (starlady42) wrote in ontd_startrek,

Upcoming conventions related to our interests

I compiled a list of all the 2010 science fiction conventions/events I could find which feature Star Trek guests.  If I've missed any, let me know in the comments and I'll update the post.


Phoenix ComicCon
May 27-30
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Wil Wheaton

May 28-30
Pigeon Forge, TN, USA
Deep Roy

Collectormania 16
May 28-31
Milton Keynes, UK
Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Robert Duncan McNeill, Tim Russ, Michelle Forbes, Robert O'Reilly, J. G. Hertzler, Jeffrey Combs, Patrick Stewart


June 4-6
Charlotte, NC, USA
Bill Blair aka half the aliens in DS9, Voyager, and Enterprise

Philadelphia Comic Con
June 11-13
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Avery Brooks, Cirroc Lofton, Walter Koenig, William Shatner
(Note: There are lots of WizardWorld Comic Cons in various cities -- they tend to announce guests a couple of months out, so keep checking out that link)

June 25-26
Riverside, IA, USA
Walter Koenig, BarBara Luna

June 25-27
Tulsa, OK, USA
William Shatner, Michael Dorn, Mark Sheppard, Robert O'Reilly, J.G. Hertzler, Garrett Wang, Sally Kellerman, Gary Lockwood, Dean Stockwell

Creation Star Trek Vancouver
June 25-27
Vancouver, BC, CA
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Barbara March, Connor Trinneer, Gwyneth Walsh, Armin Shimerman, Vaughn Armstrong, Jeffrey Combs, Max Grodenchik, Chase Masterson, Jacob Kogan

NOTE: Check the dates the above guests are appearing -- some of them are doing more than one con in one weekend, so they're only at each of them for one day!


Shore Leave
July 9-11
Baltimore, MD, USA
Katherine Hicks, Dominic Keating

July 16-18
Toronto, ON, CA
Mark Sheppard is the only ST-related guest confirmed, but I'd be surprised if they don't add more; if you are planning to attend, keep an eye out for so_ont_gqmfs as there's been a bit of discussion (here and here)

London Film and Comic Con
July 16-18
London, UK
William Shatner, Jonathan Frakes, Andrew Robinson - check out londongqmfs for meetup info

Comic-Con International
July 22-25
San Diego, CA, USA
Bizarrely, I didn't see any ST-related guests on the list yet, but they're sure to come, especially if they have other genre films coming out next year to promote; be sure to check out gqmf_sandiego  for meetup plans

Starfleet International Conference
Wagoner, OK, USA
July 30-August 1
I think this is a gathering of fans as opposed to a media convention, as there are no guests announced


Creation Star Trek Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV, USA
August 5-8
Just about everyone will be there (check the link for guest lists); Leonard Nimoy is doing a photography seminar; Dean Haglund and Claudia Christian are, as far as I can tell, performing what appears to be fanfiction live; there's a costume parade - in short, it looks to be wacky fun

21 & 22 August
Melbourne & Sydney, Australia
Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis

Chicago Comic Con
Chicago, IL, USA
August 19-22
Paul McGillion, William Shatner


September 3-6
Atlanta, GA, USA
See here for a list of ST-related guests and meetup plans

Reunion 8
September 10-12
Daventry, UK
Connor Trinneer; very small, friendly and intimate con :)


October 8-10
Romulus, MI, USA
No ST-related guests that I could see, but I'm including it anyway because it's in ROMULUS, MI ;)

October 15-17
Calgary, AB, Canada
Marina Sirtis, Robert Picardo, John de Lancie, Chase Masterson, Ethan Phillips

16 and 17 October
Melbourne, Australia
Nana Vistor, Jeffrey Combs

October 29-31
Halifax, NS, Canada
Walter Koenig, Denise Crosby


Warp 10
November 5-7
Northampton, UK
Jennifer Lien, Diana Muldaur, still early days, more to come! (this one's a 'proper' con with parties and stuff as opposed to a signing event)

Collectormania London
November 27-28
London, UK
Armin Shimerman, more to be announced

Note that Star Trek authors, scriptwriters, etc. are guests at many other conventions (most of the larger author-focused ones will have at least one ST spinoff writer, for example); I haven't included those here because I'm not familiar enough with all the ST authors out there to be able to pick them out of a guest list. 

I'll try to remember to repost a link to an updated list every couple of months; others should feel free to post links to this post in the weekly meetup threads and wherever else appropriate. :)
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