NEW - COSine now accepts credit cards for membership and art show purchases at the convention.
January 25-27, 2013, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Join us in Colorado Springs at the foot of Pikes Peak for this gathering of science fiction and fantasy fans, authors, and artists. Our program line-up will include a variety of interesting panels, a great art show, video and animé, dealers room, our annual book raffle, scheduled gaming, an evening dance, and much more. Come help us celebrate the 10th anniversary of COSine!
This year COSine is proud to welcome
S.M. Stirling as our Guest of Honor!
The astonishingly well-read Steve Stirling had his first book published in 1984 and became a full-time writer in 1988. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his wife Janet and attendant cats. Steve's latest books are THE COUNCIL OF SHADOWS and THE TEARS OF THE SUN. Sample reads of the first few chapters of several of his novels are available at his website at www.stirling.com For more information on our distinguished guest, please visit our COSine 2013 Guests page.
COSine welcomes our Special Guests, too!
Attending COSine 2013 will be our Special Guests Connie and Courtney Willis. Nebula Grand Master Connie Willis is an award-winning Science Fiction Hall of Fame author, and Courtney will again host his tremendously popular "Ask Doctor Science" event.
COSine is also proud to announce our Science Speaker - physicist and aerospace engineer Jordin Kare, PhD.
We also have over 20 other authors joining us this year! A list of our attending authors will be here when they are confirmed.
COSine 2013 will be returning to the Crowne Plaza Colorado Springs.We are pleased to welcome our members to the fantastic function space at the Crowne Plaza Colorado Springs. For more info, please see our Hotel page.
Arabian Nights Square Dance
Saturday night will feature, yep, an Arabian Nights Masquerade Square Dance! "How can you DO that?", you ask. Well, come on down Saturday night and see!
The art show will feature many outstanding science fiction and fantasy artists and will run every day of the convention. Come view and bid on the amazing artwork, hand-crafted pottery, and more! .
COSine is proud to feasture a number of dealers of interest to F&SF readers and gamers.
Video programming will feature a selection of science fiction movies and animé in the evening for you to relax with.
COSine 2013 will feature both scheduled and open gaming this year.
Con Committee and Contacts
If you are need to contact someone regarding:
- Chair - Mem Morman (also general enquiries)
- Ottoman - Ted Monogue (also general enquiries)
- Registration - Kent Bloom (at-con registration) and Mem Morman (pre-registration)
- Programming - Mary Morman, Joe Sokola, and Keith McClune
- Art Show - Karen Jordan
- Dealers - Jack Heneghan
- Video and Animé - Cary Quinn
- Program Operations - Terry Adams
- Gaming - Brendan Monogue
- Con Suite - Sheila McClune and Kathy Bristol
- Publicity - Eric Schwartz
- Book Raffle - Jay Yakura
- Author Reception - Michelle Brothers
- Arabian Nights Square Dance - Linda Cole
- Publications / Web Site - Robin Monogue
- Everything Else
Making it happen!
As always, COSine is run by members of First Friday Fandom. First Friday includes fans with a variety of convention-running experience. Our members hosted SMOFcon 16 here in Colorado Springs, eight previous COSines, numerous KingCons, as well as Denvention 3, the 66th World Science Fiction Convention which was held in Denver in August 2008.
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