LibertyCon Through the Years

LibertyCon has been around for over thirty years now. It all started with our first show back in 1987.

 

Below you will find a listing of all the LibertyCon's, including dates, Guests of Honor, the program book covers, as well as downloadable pdfs of the program book for each year (click either the bold LibertyCon year or the program book cover).

Key to Guest of Honor Acronyms

Literary Guest of Honor: LGoH
Artist Guest of Honor: AGoH
Science Guest of Honor (1987-2019): SGoH

STEM Guest of Honor (2020-Present): SGoH
Special Guest: SG
Master of Ceremonies: MoC

LibertyCon 1
July 10-12, 1987

LGoH: L. Sprague & Catherine de Camp
AGoH: Vincent DiFate
MoC: Wilson “Bob” Tucker

LibertyCon 1 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 2
July 8-10, 1988

LGoH: Gordon R. Dickson
AGoH: Ron & Val Lakey Lindahn
MoC: Wilson “Bob” Tucker

LibertyCon 2 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 3
July 7-9, 1989

LGoH: Robert & Pamela Adams
AGoH: Bob Maurus
SG: Tom Dietz
MoC: Wilson “Bob” Tucker

LibertyCon 3 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 4
July 13-15, 1990

LGoH: A. E. Van Vogt
AGoH: Debbie Hughes & Mark Maxwell
SG: Timothy Zahn
MoC: Wilson “Bob” Tucker

LibertyCon 4 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 5
July 19-21, 1991

LGoH: James P. Hogan
AGoH: David Cherry
SG: Sharon Green
MoC: Wilson “Bob” Tucker

LibertyCon 5 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 6
July 10-12, 1992

LGoH: Katherine Kurtz
AGoH: Kevin Ward
SG: Will Bradley
MoC: Wilson “Bob” Tucker

LibertyCon 6 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 7

July 9-11, 1993

LGoH: Michael McCollum
AGoH: Mark Fults
SG: John Maddox Roberts
MoC: Wilson “Bob” Tucker

LibertyCon 7 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 8
July 8-19, 1994

LGoH: F. M. Busby
AGoH: Doug Chaffee
SG: Kelly and Laura Freas
MoC: Brad Strickland

LibertyCon 8 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 9
July 7-9, 1995

LGoH: Jack Williamson
AGoH: Dixie Walker
SG: Andy Offutt
MoC: Wilson “Bob” Tucker

LibertyCon 9 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 10
July 12-14, 1996

LGoH: Timothy Zahn
AGoH: David & Lori Dietrick
SG: Les Johnson
10th Anniversary SG: L. Sprague & Catherine de CAmp
MoC: Wilson “Bob” Tucker

LibertyCon 10 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 11
July 25-27, 1997

LGoH: Fred Saberhagen
AGoH: Vincent DiFate
SG: David Weber
MoC: Charles Fontenay

LibertyCon 11 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 12
May 22-24,1998

LGoH: Lois Master Bujold
AGoH: Lubov
SG: Wendy Webb
MoC: Wilson “Bob” Tucker

LibertyCon 12 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 13
May 28-30, 1999

LGoH: Chelsea Quinn Yarbo
AGoH: David Mattingly
SG: Cheryl Mandus
MoC: James P. Hogan

LibertyCon 13 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 14
May 26-28,2000

LGoH: C.J. Cherryh
AGoH: Jon Stadter
SG: Kenneth Waters
MoC: Timothy Zahn

LibertyCon 14 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 15
May 25-27, 2001

LGoH: David Drake
AGoH: Gary Ruddell
SG: Debbie Hughes
MoC: Eric Flint

LibertyCon 15 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 16 / DSC 41
July 25-27, 2003

LGoH: Steve Stirling
AGoH: Darrell K. Sweet
SG: John Ringo
MoC: Darryl Elliott

LibertyCon 16-DSC 41 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 17
July 23-25, 2004

LGoH: Larry Niven
LGoH: Jerry Pournelle
AGoH: Steve Hickman
MoC: David Weber

LibertyCon 17 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 18
July 29-31, 2005

LGoH: Frederik Pohl
AGoH: Beth Willinger
SG: Timothy Zahn
MoC: Robert Lynn Asprin

LibertyCon 18 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 19
July 28-30, 2006

LGoH: Ron Goulart
AGoH: Pete Abrams
SG: Dr. Travis Taylor
MoC: Jon Steakly

LibertyCon 19 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 20
July 27-29, 2007

LGoH: Jack McDevitt
AGoH: Vincent Di Fate
SG: Dr. Greg Matloff
20th Ann. SG: David Weber
MoC: Tim Zahn

LibertyCon 20 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 21
July 11-13, 2008

LGoH: Harry Turtledove
AGoH: David Mattingly
SG: David B. Coe
MoC: Eric Flint

LibertyCon 21 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 22
July 10-12, 2009

LGoH: Ben Bova
AGoH: Darrell K. Sweet

              (unable to show)

SG: Toni K. Weisskopf
MoC: Tom Smith

LibertyCon 22 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 23
July 9-11, 2010


LGoH: Terry Brooks
AGoH: Darrell K. Sweet
SGOH: Les Johnson
SG: Dan & Sarah Hoyt
MoC: Eric Flint

LibertyCon 23 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 24
July 15-17, 2011

LGoH: S. M. Stirling
AGoH: Theresa Mather
SGoH: Stephanie Osborn
SG: Julie Cochrane
MoC: Allen Steele

LibertyCon 24 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 25
July 20-22, 2012

LGoH: Brandon Sanderson
25th Ann. LGoH: Timothy Zahn
AGoHs: Don Maitz and Janny Wurts
25th Ann. AGoH: Vincent Di Fate

                                 (unable to attend)
SGoH: Les Johnson
SG: Larry Niven
25th Ann. SG: Jerry Pournelle
MoC: Eric Flint

LibertyCon 25 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 26
June 28-30, 2013


LGoH: Kevin J. Anderson
AGoH: Vincent Di Fate
SGoH: Catherine Asaro
SG: Michael & Paul Bielaczyc
MoC: Larry Correia

LibertyCon 26 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 27
June 27-29, 2014

LGoH: Jody Lynn Nye
AGoH: Kurt Miller
SGoH: Travis Taylor
SG: David Cherry
MoC: Jim Minz

LibertyCon 27 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 28
June 26-28, 2015

LGoH: David Weber
AGoH: Sam Flegal
SGoH: Steve Jackson
SG: Dr. Robert Hampson
MoC: Howard Tayler

 

Also hosted:

Eric Flint’s 1632 Mini-Con

LibertyCon 28 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 29
July 8-10, 2016

LGoH: Jonathan Maberry
AGoH: Todd Lockwood
SGoH: Dr. Ben Davis
SG: Melissa Gay
MoC: Gray Rinehart

LibertyCon 29 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 30
June 30-July2, 2017

LGoH: Kevin Hearne
30th Ann. LGoH: John Ringo
AGoH: Dan dos Santo
SGoH: Dr. Eliza Quintana
SG: Todd McCaffrey
30th Ann. SG: Faith Hunter
MoC: Toni Weisskopf

LibertyCon 30 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 31
June 29-July 1, 2018

LGoH: Mike Resnick
AGoH: John Picacio
SGoH: Dr. Kevin Grazier
SG: D.B. Jackson/David B. Coe
MoC: Charles E. Gannon

LibertyCon 31 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 32
June 28-30, 2019

LGoH: Sarah H. Hoyt
AGoH: Mitch Foust
SGoH: Arlan Andrews
SG: Uncle Timmy Bolgeo
MoC: John G. Hartness

LibertyCon 32 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 33

June 25-27, 2021

LGoH: Patricia Briggs
AGoH: Tiffany Toland-Scott
SGoH: Arthur M. “Art” Dula
SG: Doc Osborn
MoC: Seanan McGuire

LibertyCon 33 Program Book Cover

LibertyCon 34

June 17-19, 2022

LGoH: Taylor Anderson

              (unable to attend)

              Kevin J. Anderson
AGoH: Melissa Gay

              (unable to attend)
SGoH: Dr. Stephen Granade
SG: Christopher Woods
MoC: Chris Kennedy

LibertyCon 34 Program Book Cover