DemiCon XV was wonderful
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DemiCon1: Witness the Birth was March 23, 1990 through March 25.
GoHs C.J.Cherryh, J.R.Daniels and Rusty Hevelin joined us for the inaugural DemiCon with an astounding 385 attendees.

DemiCon2: The Voyage Continues was April 26, 1991 through April 28.
GoHs Joe Haldeman, Lucy Synk, Gay Haldeman and Rusty Hevelin joined us.

DemiCon3: My God! - It's full of Stars was March 27, 1992 through March 29.
GoHs Rob Chilson, David Cherry, Myrna Logan (The Dragon Lady) and Rusty Hevelin joined us.

DemiCon4: The Dawn of Fan was March 26, 1993 through March 28.
GoHs Mickey Zucker-Reichert, Erin Mckee, Mark Moore and Rusty Hevelin joined us.

The Fifth of DemiCon: The Smoothest Convention around was April 22, 1994 through April 24.
GoHs Glen Cook, David Lee Anderson, Pierre and Sandy Pettinger and Rusty Hevelin joined us.

DemiCon VI: The Undiscovered Con was May 5, 1995 through May 7.
GoHs Roger Zelazny, Vincent Jo-Né Wilson Tucker and Rusty Hevelin joined us as we settled into our 'First weekend in May' timeslot.

God created the heavens and the earth in 6 days...DemiCon VII. We may have taken 6 years with DemiCon but on the Seventh Con, We'll party May 3, 1996 through May 5.
GoHs Algis Budrys, Keith Berdak, Otto and Ruth Sheller and Rusty Hevelin joined us.

DemiCon 8: Sorry, But We've Chosen Not to become Evolved - Supporting your Eternal right to Entropy was May 2, 1997 through May 4.
GoHs Barbara Hambly, Mitchell Bentley, Charles Piehl and Rusty Hevelin joined us for the first showing of TICC after Dark.

DemiCon 9: Plan Nine from Des Moines was May 1, 1998 through May 3.
GoHs George Alec Effinger, William J. Hodgson, Marshall and Dee Willis and Rusty Hevelin joined us at 'Hotel SaraJevo'.

DemiCon 10: Generation X: Too old to be Neos...Too Young to be Nostalgic! was April 30, 1999 through May 2.
GoHs Spider and Jeanne Robinson, NééBill Broughton and Rusty Hevelin joined us.

DemiCon 2000: Y2K Compliance is Futile. This one goes to Eleven was May 5, 2000 through May 7.
GoHs Lois McMaster Bujold, Susan Van Camp, Alois and Wendy Tchampl and Rusty Hevelin joined us at the 'Borg Cube' Hotel.

DemiCon 2001: A Con Oddity was May 4, 2001 through May 6.
GoHs Harry Harrison, Sergey Poyarkov, Tadao Tomomatsu and Rusty Hevelin joined us.

DemiCon the 13th: Con of the Living Dead was May 3, 2002 through May 5.
GoHs F. Paul Wilson, Alan M. Clark, Dennis Lunch and Rusty Hevelin joined us.

DemiCon 14: Contemplating the FUTURE was May 2, 2003 through May 4. In this future,
GoHs Octavia E. Butler, Lubov, Lynda Sherman and Rusty Hevelin joined 500 attendees for a fun filled con.

DemiCon-A-Fan-alistic-XV-Fun-A-Liscious is April 30, 2004 through May 2. DemiCon is having it's 15th anniversary. Join us with
GoHs Emma Bull and Will Shetterly, Alan Gutierrez, Tadao Tomomatsu and special Fan guest Rusty Hevelin.
DemiCon XV
April 30 and
May 1-2, 2004
Des Moines

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