Crystal has promised to do an impostor syndrome workshop on Friday morning. If you would be interested in attending, come ask more details at info/registration.
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We were just told by Adlon that they are extending the opening hours for the bar & pizzeria for us. Let’s make sure it is worth it for them!
Thu: 14:00 – 21:00
Fri: 14:00 – 21:00
Sat: 14:00 – 21:00
Thu: 14:00 – 23:00
Fri: 14:00 – 01:00
Sat: 14:00 – 01:00
The lobby bar (the fridge in the reception) is open to residents at least until 02:00.
Why are nearly all books nowadays just so and so? Or aren’t they? And William Shatner karaoke! Marvel’s female superheroes! Naomi Mitchison’s Travel Light! Romance and fantasy with Zen Cho! History and writing, beer and philosophy!
In other words: We have a program.
The Saturday programme begins with an excursion to Stallhagen Microbrewery. The bus leaves Adlon at 10:00 AM and returns again at 13:00.
The excursion consists of a guided tour of the brewery, and a tasting of the brewery’s flagship beers together with a platter of local delicacies. To sign up, read more on the excursion page.
As before, we are organizing a group trip to the convention from Turku. Prices start with 17 € for a round trip with a deck place. More info is available on the travel page.
Please book your trip by Friday! (Sorry for the short notice!)
An Åcon tradition is the Book of the Night. One programme item will be a communal book discussion for all who want to participate. This year’s Book of the Night is Travel Light by Naomi Mitchison!
Our offer for cheaper hotel rooms expires on April 5. After that day, our reserved block of rooms will also be released to the public, for anyone to book. In other words, if you haven’t already done so, follow the instructions on the Hotel information page and reserve your room now!
The Membership page has been updated with information about membership transfers; what to do if you want to transfer your membership to someone if you cannot attend the convention
, and what to do if you would like to buy a membership from someone who wants to sell theirs.
After a record-breaking day — we started out with twenty-eight memberships still for sale — we have now sold all the one-hundred available memberships. For those of you who see this notice too late, don’t despair quite yet — we shall try to set up some sort of system eventually where you can queue up to buy any memberships that current members who discover they cannot attend might want to sell.
As you know, the convention venue is very limited in size so Åcon has always had a membership cap of 100 members. Currently we only have 7 memberships left to sell. We have sold 21 memberships today and expect to sell the remaining very soon, perhaps today already. The demand for memberships has been much higher than in previous years, for a number of reasons.