Oregon Science Fiction Conventions, Inc.

OSFCI What's New (last updated July 10, 2014)

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 non-profit corporation.

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.

The OSFCI Board of Directors currently consists of Aaron Curtis, Beverly Block, Car Bostick, D. Stephen Raymond, Debra Stansbury, Jacob Engstrom, Jason Bostick, John Lorentz, Lea Rush, and Rick Lindsley.

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 16; Left Coast Crime 12; Westercon 37, 43, 48, and 54; Potlatch 5 and 8; ConComCon 11, and the 1996 World Horror Convention. The Westercon 48, Westercon 54, OryCon 17, OryCon 18, OryCon 19, OryCon 20, OryCon 21, OryCon 22, OryCon 23, OryCon 24, OryCon 25, OryCon 26, OryCon 27, OryCon 28, OryCon 29, OryCon 30, OryCon 31, OryCon 32, OryCon 33, OryCon 34, OryCon 35, Left Coast Crime 12, Potlatch 5, Potlatch 16, and SMOFcon 23 pages are still on-line.

A table summarizing the history of OryCon is also available.

Upcoming Meetings

The bimonthly OSFCI Board meeting will be held Monday evening, June 16, 2014 at the Doubletree Lloyd Center Hotel (in the Hawthorne Room), 1000 NE Multnomah, Portland, Oregon. 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 interested parties.

Please send any new business requests to the OSFCI Secretary, John Lorentz, at< a href="mailto:secretary@osfci.org">secretary@osfci.org. Beacause Father's Day is Sunday, June 15th, the deadline for receiving items by the Secretary in order to make copies for the meeting is 5PM, Saturday, June 14.

How to Contact Us

You can contact the officers of OSFCI at the following addresses: Most of our events also have their own contact addresses; see their pages above.

You can also send postal mail to us at:

OSFCI
PO Box 5703
Portland, OR 97228-5703

OSFCI Documents

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.


NOTICE

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 Conventions, Inc.

"Westercon" is a service mark of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society.


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