The Bay Area’s Longest Fan-Run Science Fiction Convention
Our 2017 convention will be held in San Mateo from Friday, May 26 through Monday, May 29, 2017.
Pre-registration is now closed.
Please purchase your memberships at the door.
|Register for BayCon 2017!|
Pre-Registration Pick-up only
|Friday||Noon to 9 pm|
|Saturday||9 am to 9 pm|
|Sunday||9 am to 9 pm|
|Monday||9 am to 1 pm|
Please Note: Registration may be closed between 4:30 pm and 5:00 pm for dinner on Friday, 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm for lunch, and between 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm for dinner on Saturday and Sunday.
BayCon 2017 Guests of Honor
Writer Guest of Honor
Our Writer Guest of Honor for 2017 is Daniel Abraham, Author of the epic fantasy series The Dagger and the Coin and The Long Price Quartet. Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck write the space opera series The Expanse together under the pseudonym James S.A. Corey. The first book in the series, Leviathan Wakes, has been transformed into Expanse, a new science fiction series on Syfy. Read more about Daniel Abraham.
Artist Guest of Honor
Daniel Dociu is an award winning sci-fi and fantasy artist in the entertainment industry. Raised in the capital of Transylvania, in Romania, Daniel studied art and architecture, earning a Masters degree for Industrial Design from the Academy of Fine Arts in the city of Cluj. He moved to the US in 1990 after spending two years in Athens, Greece, and he has lived in the Seattle area for over 20 years. After working as a toy designer, Dociu jumped ship to interactive entertainment. Read more about Daniel Dociu.
Fan Guest of Honor
Our Fan Guest of Honor is bay area fan Dr. Christine Doyle. Read more about Dr. Doyle.
Coming on board as Toastmaster is Ty Franck, Daniel Abraham’s co-author. Read more about Ty Franck.
Special Podcast Guests
Our Special Podcast Guests are Sword & Laser. Read more about Sword & Laser.
San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport
We are thrilled to be heading to the
It was a terrific place for BayCon 2007 and 2016 and we are excited to be back for 2017.