Thinking about going to Worldcon? Need some ideas for convention planning? This site provides a search engine to the schedules from all Worldcon Programs since 1989 (except for 1990). If you're curious if your favorite writer or topic has been a part of a Worldcon schedule, just use this search engine.
Search courtesy of Atomz.
You can also browse through the PDF or HTML schedules for these Worldcons. Note that the formatting on some of these pages is somewhat broken, but all of these pages are searchable through the search engine.
- LoneStarCon 3, 2013 Worldcon (Full Schedule - PDF)
- Chicon VII, 2012 Worldcon (Full Schedule - PDF)
- Renovation, 2011 Worldcon (Full Schedule - PDF)
- Aussiecon 4, 2010 Worldcon (Panelists * * Full Schedule - PDF)
- Anticipation, 2009 Worldcon (Full Schedule * * Panelists * * Rooms * * PDF schedule)
- Denvention, 2008 Worldcon (Full schedule * * Participants)
- Nippon, 2007 Worldcon (English schedule * * Panelists)
- L. A. Con IV, 2006 Worldcon (Full schedule * * Participants)
- Interaction, 2005 Worldcon (Full schedule * * Participants)
- Noreascon IV, 2004 Worldcon (Full schedule * * Participants)
- Torcon 3, 2003 Worldcon (Full schedule, Program descriptions, Panelists)
- ConJosé, 2002 Worldcon (Full schedule)
- Millennium Philcon, 2001 Worldcon (Full schedule, Panelists, room maps)
- Chicon, 2000 Worldcon
- Aussiecon, 1999 Worldcon
- Bucconeer, 1998 Worldcon
- LoneStarCon, 1997 Worldcon
- LACon, 1996 Worldcon (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday)
- Intersection(pdf) 1995 Worldcon
- Conadian, 1994 Worldcon, Winnipeg
- ConFrancisco, 1993 Worldcon, San Francisco
- MagiCon, 1992 Worldcon, Orlando
- Chicon 5, 1991 Worldcon, Chicago
- Confiction, 1990 Worldcon, The Hague (partial schedule)
- Noreascon 3, 1989 Worldcon, Boston (Info, FANAC, Google)
If you have text, HTML or PDF files of other Worldcon Programs, send them to me and I'll add them to this site.
Resources for panelists and moderators.
- Historic Worldcon Program Room Use, compiled by Laurie Mann based on records collected at Programming Brain Trust
- Michelle Sagara's Panelists: You are not there to make every possible discussion about you and your book
- Mary Robinette Kowal's Tips for Reading Aloud
- Janice Gelb's invaluable Tips for Moderators
- Brenda Clough's Inside Worldcon: The Writer's Tour
- Ben Bova's what conventions mean to him
- Maureen Johnson talks about the perils of thinking of yourself as a brand
- Steven Silver published an entire issue of his fanzine Argentus on "The Art of the Con."
- TeachingBooks.net Author Name Pronounciation Guide
- Sample Timeline for Program Development for a Worldcon (Millennium Philcon, 2001)
- Sample Function Room Set-ups for a Worldcon (Millennium Philcon, 2001)