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Membership rate through the convention.
AttendingUS$$230
Young Adult (17-21)US$$100
ChildUS$$75
Kid-in-towFREE
SupportingUS$$50
The 70th World Science Fiction Convention
August 30-September 3, 2012   Hyatt Regency   Chicago

Convention Schedule

Registration Hours

All members will need to register on arrival at the convention, to pick up their badge and convention publications. Registration is located at the Grand Registration Desk on Gold East. Our registration hours are as follows.

Mobile Support - the Chicon 7 App

Chicon 7 is pleased to announce mobile support for the convention. We have partnered with Viafo to provide an app including the full convention program, social network integration and hotel maps. The application is available now via Google Play for Android devices, with an Apple version targeted for release on Friday, August 24. For more information, see our mobile support page.

   

Pocket Program

The Pocket Program contains everything you need to know about Chicon 7 - schedule, item descriptions, and much more. Download it in PDF format by clicking here or on the cover image to the left.

Program Schedule

Our full program is now available. Please note that although this is near-final, some changes are still happening. We have provided one web page for each day of the convention.

Our program grid is also available. This version is up to date as of August 23, 2012. (Note: this version may not include more recent updates available from the browseable day pages linked above).

Convention Hours

The table below shows the hours for the major convention functions, day by day.

Thursday, August 30, 2012
Item Location Open Close
Concourse open Riverside 12 p.m. 10 p.m.
Dealers Room open Riverside 12 p.m. 6 p.m.
Program Various 12 p.m. 10:30 p.m.
Art Show open Regency Ballroom 1 p.m. 7 p.m.
Childcare Hyatt 1 p.m. 6 p.m.
Con Suite open Acapulco, Hong Kong, New Orleans, Toronto 2 p.m. 6 a.m.
Opening Ceremonies Grand Ballroom 3 p.m. 4 p.m.
Site Selection open Riverside 3 p.m. 6 p.m.
First Night Adler Planetarium 6:30 p.m. 10:30 p.m.
 
Friday, August 31, 2012
Item Location Open Close
Con Suite open Acapulco, Hong Kong, New Orleans, Toronto 8 a.m. 6 a.m.
Program Various 9 a.m. 1 a.m.
Childcare Hyatt 9.30 a.m. Midnight
Concourse open Riverside 10 a.m. 10 p.m.
Art Show open Regency Ballroom 10 a.m. 11 p.m.
Dealers Room open Riverside 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Site Selection open Riverside 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Regency Dance Crystal Ballroom 5 p.m. 7 p.m.
Geek Prom Crystal Ballroom 8 p.m. Midnight
 
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Item Location Open Close
Con Suite open Acapulco, Hong Kong, New Orleans, Toronto 8 a.m. 6 a.m.
Program Various 9 a.m. 1 a.m.
Childcare Hyatt 9.30 a.m. Midnight
Concourse open Riverside 10 a.m. 10 p.m.
Art Show open Regency Ballroom 10 a.m. 7 p.m.
Dealers Room open Riverside 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Site Selection open Riverside 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Masquerade Grand Ballroom 8 p.m. 12 a.m.
 
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Item Location Open Close
Con Suite open Acapulco, Hong Kong, New Orleans, Toronto 8 a.m. 6 a.m.
Program Various 9 a.m. 1 a.m.
Childcare Hyatt 9.30 a.m. Midnight
Concourse open Riverside 10 a.m. 10 p.m.
Dealers Room open Riverside 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Art Show open Regency Ballroom 10 a.m. 1 p.m.
Art Auction Crystal Ballroom 3 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
Hugo Ceremony Grand Ballroom 8 p.m. 10 p.m.
 
Monday, September 3, 2012
Item Location Open Close
Con Suite open Acapulco, Hong Kong, New Orleans, Toronto 8 a.m. 4 p.m.
Program Various 9 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Childcare Hyatt 9.30 a.m. 6 p.m.
Concourse open Riverside 10 a.m. 3 p.m.
Art Show buyer pick-up Regency Ballroom 10 a.m. 3 p.m.
Dealers Room open Riverside 10 a.m. 3 p.m.
Closing Ceremonies Columbus I - L 3 p.m. 4 p.m.

 

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