What is DemiCon?
DemiCon is a not-for-profit, volunteer run science fiction, fantasy and gaming convention held annually in the Des Moines, Iowa metro area.
Des Moines Science Fiction Society
DemiCon is co-hosted by the Des Moines Science Fiction Society, also known as DMSFS. DMSFS is a 501(c)(7) organization that seeks to work cooperatively with local individuals, organizations, and media to promote a variety of causes, including: scientific research, space exploration, literacy, and the arts.
Meetings are generally the second and fourth Fridays of each month and are held at the West Des Moines Community Center at 217 5th Street at 7 PM.
Des Moines Science Fiction & Fantasy Society
DemiCon’s other co-host is the Des Moines Science Fiction & Fantasy Society, a 501(c)3 organization educating children of all ages in the community, and providing scholarships, to encourage students to pursue careers in literacy, scientific research, space exploration, and the arts; and by conducting science and science fiction related workshops within the community.
Meetings generally coincide with DMSFS meetings on the second and fourth Fridays of each month and are held at the same location.