Oregon Science Fiction Conventions, Inc.
What's New (last updated November 29, 2013)
Who We Are
Oregon Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. (OSFCI) is a group of fans in
Portland, Oregon that sponsors science
fiction conventions and related events. OSFCI and all OSFCI events are
entirely volunteer-run, and any surpluses are donated to recognized
non-profit organizations. OSFCI itself is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt
Membership in OSFCI is open to anyone who has worked at the committee
level for at least two OSFCI events in the last four years. If you
have worked on OSFCI events and would like to see how many "credits"
we have for you on our books, here is the current list.
Many OSFCI members are also members of the
Portland Science Fiction
Society (PorSFiS). However, they are two separate organizations.
The OSFCI Board of Directors currently consists of
D. Stephen Raymond,
Lea Rush, and
If you'd like to know more, you can read an essay called
What is OSFCI?.
Upcoming OSFCI Events
OSFCI is the sponsor of the following events and projects:
Previous OSFCI events included OryCon 1 through 34; Con (the generic
science fiction convention) 1 through 7; SMOFCon 5; CascadeCon;
GameStorm 1 through 15; Left Coast Crime 12; Westercon 37, 43, 48,
and 54; Potlatch 5 and 8; ConComCon 11, and the 1996 World Horror
Left Coast Crime 12,
Potlatch 16, and
pages are still on-line.
A table summarizing the
history of OryCon is also available.
The bimonthly OSFCI Board meeting will be held Tuesday evening,
October 15, 2013 at the Doubletree Lloyd Center Hotel, 1000 NE
Multnomah, Portland, Oregon, in the Morrison room. Parking is
available in the hotel's parking structure, and there will be free
parking passes available at the meeting to cover the cost of parking
there. The meeting starts precisely at 7:30 PM, and is open to all
Please send any new business requests to the OSFCI Secretary, John
Lorentz, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for receiving items by the Secretary in order to make
copies for the meeting is 8PM, Saturday, October 12th.
Most of our events also have their own contact addresses; see their
How to Contact Us
You can contact the officers of OSFCI at the following addresses:
You can also send postal mail to us at:
PO Box 5703
Portland, OR 97228-5703
The following corporate documents are currently available on the web:
Thanks to David Schaber, John Bartley, Kate Yule, John Lorentz, and
Robert Verde for contributing to this project.
E-mail addresses on this page and its subpages are provided for the
convenience of our convention members. These addresses are not to be
used for commercial solicitation, mass mailings, or any other purpose
unrelated to OSFCI events. Unsolicited commercial e-mail or any form
of mass mailing will be subject to a $500 reading fee. Sending of
such mail will be deemed to constitute acceptance of these terms.
"OSFCI" and "OryCon" are service marks of Oregon Science Fiction
"Westercon" is a service mark of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society.
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