Past WisCons

WisCon Date Location Guests of Honor Chair(s)
1 February 11-13, 1977 Wisconsin Center Katherine MacLean, Amanda Bankier Jan Bogstad and Doug Price
2 February 17-19. 1978 Wisconsin Center Vonda N. McIntyre, Susan Wood Jan Bogstad
3 February 2-4, 1979 Wisconsin Center Suzy McKee Charnas, John Varley, Gina Clarke Jan Bogstad
4 March 7-9, 1980 Wisconsin Center Joan D. Vinge, Octavia Butler, David Hartwell, Beverly DeWeese Jan Bogstad
5 March 6-8, 1981 Wisconsin Center/Madison Inn Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Don & Elsie Wollheim, Buck & Juanita Coulson, Catherine McClenahan, Steven Vincent Johnson Diane Martin & Karen Jones
6 March 5-7, 1982 Inn on the Park Terry Carr, Suzette Haden Elgin Hank Luttrell & Georgie Schnobrich
7 March 4-7, 1983 Inn on the Park Marta Randall, Lee Killough Diane Martin
8 February 24-26, 1984 Concourse Hotel Elizabeth A. Lynn, Jessica Amanda Salmonson Peter Theron
9 February 22-24, 1985 Concourse Hotel Lisa Tuttle, Alicia Austin Richard S. Russell
10 February 21-23, 1986 Concourse Hotel Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Suzette Haden Elgin Andrew P. Hooper
11 February 20-22, 1987 Concourse Hotel Connie Willis, Samuel Delany, Avedon Carol Carrie Root
12 February 19-21, 1988 Holiday Inn Southeast R.A. MacAvoy, George R.R. Martin, Stu Shiffman Pete Winz
13 February 17-19, 1989 Holiday Inn Southeast Gardner Dozois, Pat Cadigan Hope Kiefer
14 March 9-11, 1990 Holiday Inn Southeast Iain Banks, Emma Bull Kim Nash
15 March 1-3, 1991 Holiday Inn Southeast Pat Murphy, Pamela Sargent Kim Nash
The Tiptree Award was announced at WisCon 15.
16 March 6-7, 1992 Holiday Inn Southeast Howard Waldrop, Trina Robbins Kim Nash
Tiptree winners: Eleanor Arnason, Gwyneth Jones
17 March 5-7, 1993 Concourse Hotel Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Lois McMaster Bujold Lorelei Manney
Tiptree winner: Maureen McHugh
18 March 4-6, 1994 Holiday Inn Southeast Karen Joy Fowler, Melinda Snodgrass, Jim Frenkel Matt Raw
19 May 26-29, 1995 Concourse Hotel Barbara Hambly, Sharyn McCrumb, Nicola Griffith Tracy Benton
20 May 24-27, 1996 Concourse Hotel Ursula K. Le Guin, Judith Merril Jeanne Gomoll
Tiptree winner: Theodore Roszak, Elizabeth Hand (not present)
21 May 23-26, 1997 Concourse Hotel Melissa Scott, Susanna Sturgis Diane Martin & Jim Hudson
22 May 22-25, 1998 Concourse Hotel Sheri Tepper, Delia Sherman, Ellen Kushner Thomas Havighurst
23 May 28-31, 1999 Concourse Hotel Terri Windling, Mary Doria Russell Dan Dexter
24 May 26-29, 2000 Concourse Hotel Charles de Lint, Jeanne Gomoll Kim Nash
25 May 25-28, 2001 Concourse Hotel Nancy Kress, Elisabeth Vonarburg Diane Martin
Tiptree winner: Molly Gloss
26 May 24-27, 2002 Concourse Hotel Nalo Hopkinson, Nina Kiriki Hoffman Jennifer White
27 May 23-26, 2003 Concourse Hotel Carol Emshwiller, China Miéville Scott Custis
Tiptree winners: John Kessel, M. John Harrison (not present)
28 May 28-31, 2004 Concourse Hotel Patricia McKillip, Eleanor Arnason Victor Raymond
Tiptree winner: Matt Ruff
29 May 27-30, 2005 Concourse Hotel Gwyneth Jones, Robin McKinley Jim Hudson
30 May 26-29, 2006 Concourse Hotel Kate Wilhelm, Jane Yolen Jeanne Gomoll, Scott Custis
Tiptree winner: Geoff Ryman
31 May 25-28, 2007 Concourse Hotel Kelly Link, Laurie Marks Allan Moore, Karen Moore, and Debbie Notkin
Tiptree winners: Shelley Jackson, Catherynne M. Valente
Special Award: Julie Phillips
32 May 23-26, 2008 Concourse Hotel L. Timmel Duchamp, Maureen McHugh Carrie Ferguson, Betsy Lundsten
Tiptree winners: Sarah Hall (not present)
33 May 22-25, 2009 Concourse Hotel Ellen Klages, Geoff Ryman James Hudson, Diane Martin, and Debbie Notkin
Tiptree winners: Nisi Shawl, Patrick Ness (not present)
34 May 28-31, 2010 Concourse Hotel Mary Anne Mohanraj, Nnedi Okorafor Kafryn Lieder, Allan Moore, and Deborah Stone
Tiptree winners: Greer Gilman, Fumi Yoshinaga (not present)
35 May 26-30, 2011 Concourse Hotel Nisi Shawl Piglet Evans, Joanna Lowenstein
Tiptree winner: Dubravka Ugresic (Not present)
36 May 25-28, 2012 Concourse Hotel Andrea Hairston, Debbie Notkin Lou Hoffman, Victor Raymond, Deborah Stone
Tiptree winner: Andrea Hairston
37 May 24-27, 2013 Concourse Hotel Joan Slonczewski, Jo Walton Jackie Lee, Kafryn Lieder, Gretchen Treu
Tiptree winners: Caitlin R. Kiernan, Kiini Ibura Salaam
38 May 23-26, 2014 Concourse Hotel N.K. Jemisin, Hiromi Goto Piglet Evans, Joanna Lowenstein
Tiptree winner: N.A. Sulway
39 May 22-25, 2015 Concourse Hotel Alaya Dawn Johnson, Kim Stanley Robinson Mikki Kendall, Levi Sable
Jo Walton, Monica Byrne
40 May 27-30, 2016 Concourse Hotel Sofia Samatar, Justine Larbalestier, Nalo Hopkinson Aileen Wall, Jackie Lee