ApolloCon 2010

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ApolloCon 2010
June 25-27, 2010
Guest of Honor
Editor Guest of Honor
Artist Guest of Honor
Music Guest of Honor
Fan Guest of Honor
Special Guest
Rob Balder of Erfworld
Also Attending
DoubleTree Hotel Houston Intercontinental Airport
15747 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Houston, TX
Get a Room!
To reserve your hotel room, call
and ask for the ApolloCon roomblock,
More details on our Hotel Page.
Houston's Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Conference.
Presented by the Houston Science Fiction Association (HSFA).
A single event for fans of speculative and imaginative fiction of all kinds, including literary, media, and interactive.

Combining interesting and informative programming on literary, media, science and culture topics, networking opportunities for clubs and individual fans, art exhibits, and sales of books and other SF/F/H items.

Now in our seventh year.
Programming and guests subject to change without notice
ApolloCon is a function of the Houston Science Fiction Association, a non profit 501(c)(3) corporation. This material is published by the Houston Science Fiction Association, a 501(c)(3) corporation, in furtherance of its literary and educational purposes. The opinions expressed are those of the editors and contributors and do not necessarily reflect the view of the Houston Science Fiction Association, its Officers or Directors.

Original website content Copyright © 2007-2009 ApolloCon
Next Planning Meeting

12:00p-2:30p June 19, 2010
Central Market Community Room 3815 Westheimer

NOTE: *NO* outside food or drink
Houston Symphony Special Offer
Houston Symphony Group Discount Offer for Fans of SF/F and Music! The Planets in HD plus Star Wars, July 17, 2010. For more information or to book your group, see Summer in the City.

News & Updates
ApolloCon 2010 is Ovah!
Thanks to all the Guests, Participants, and Members for making ApolloCon 2010 yet another bang up success.

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Extra! Extra!
The ApolloCon at con newsletter, Mission Control, is available for download on our Newsletter page. If you missed an issue (or the care ate it on the way home), you can grab yourself an electronic copy.
Open Source Hardware Presentation
The slides from the Open Source Hardware Presentation are available for download. We expect everyone who attended this presentation to have shiney new gadgets for sale in the ApolloCon 2011 Dealers' Room.
Arduino Alert!
Arduinos are invading ApolloCon! Sign up for the Arduino Workshop on Saturday to learn how to control these small but powerful microprocessors and bend them to your will. You must bring your own Mac, Linux, or Windows laptop, though. Attendance is limited and there is a $40 materials fee.
We've got Programming Sign!
Crow T. Robot says you should check out all the cool panels and other programming scheduled for ApolloCon 2010 on the Programming Schedule and Programming Descriptions pages.
Artist Reception
Come to the Reception for ApolloCon Artists on Friday, June 25, starting at 9 p.m. in the Con Suite, room 717. Show appreciation to our Artists, rub elbows with your favorites and/or meet those with whose work you weren't previously familiar. Chuck and Val, our Con Suite Directors, have promised to surprise us with special culinary offerings.
Room Parties!
Are you planning to throw a room party at ApolloCon?
Welcome! We love the night life!
Please see Room Parties for all the information you'll need to maximize the fun and minimize your risk of being shut down by the Hotel or ApolloCon staff.
Now, all you have to do is come to ApolloCon and make sure all the fine artists showing their works have nothing to pack up and take home.
Thunder & Lightning!
Just had a brilliant idea for a bit of Programming you'd like to see at ApolloCon? Share it with us via our Brainstorm Form.
Get a Room!
Don't forget to reserve a room at our host hotel so you won't have to miss a minute of ApolloCon by driving or flying home every night. Details of on-line and voice mode methods are on our Hotel page.
ApolloCon's Got Music
Dave Weingart has accepted out invitation as Music Guest.
Guest of Honor Announced
ApolloCon is very pleased to announce that Catherine Asaro has agreed to be our Guest of Honor for 2010.
Host Hotel
ApolloCon 2010 will return to the DoubleTree Hotel Houston Intercontinental Airport.
ApolloCon 2010 Guest Announcements
We're pleased to announce the following have accepted our invitation to be Guests of Honor at ApolloCon 2010:
  • Artist GoH - Keith Thompson
  • Fan GoH - Pat Virzi
ApolloCon 2009 is Ovah!
Thanks to all the Guests, Participants, and Members for making ApolloCon 2009 yet another bang up success.

Check back soon for updates on ApolloCon 2010 or contact us by
Check back soon for updates on ApolloCon 2010 or contact us by