Infobox Convention
name = Vericon

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genre = Science fiction
venue = Harvard University
location = Cambridge, Massachusetts
country = United States
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Vericon is an annual science fiction convention at Harvard University. Lasting over a three-day weekend, it typically takes place on the last weekend of January. It is sponsored by the Harvard-Radcliffe Science Fiction Association. It has been described as the largest college-based science fiction convention in the United States. [Boston Globe, 14 February 2006. [ "Get Your Geek On"] .]

The convention features anime, boardgames, cosplay, Human Chess, dances, LARPs, and RPGs. The convention is unusual for a college science fiction convention in that in addition to gaming, a number of prominent people involved in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, game design, and comics are invited each year to host panels and readings. Guests have included:

* 2008 (January 25-27): Orson Scott Card, Lois Lowry, M.T. Anderson, Elizabeth Haydon, James Patrick Kelly, Kelly Link, Donna Jo Napoli, Sharyn November, Cassandra Clare, William Sleator, Pete Abrams, Jeph Jacques, Randall Munroe
* 2007 (January 26-28): Guy Gavriel Kay, R. A. Salvatore, Jeffrey Carver, Sharyn November, Shaenon Garrity, Jeffrey Rowland
* 2006 (January 27-29): George R. R. Martin, Greer Gilman, Elaine Isaak, Marie Brennan, Sarah Smith, Tim Buckley, Randy Milholland, Jeph Jacques, Michael Terracciano
* 2005 (January 28-30): Jacqueline Carey, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Teresa Nielsen Hayden, James Morrow, James Alan Gardner, Debra Doyle, James Macdonald
* 2004 (January 30-February 1): Mike Carey, Brian Clevinger, Peter David
* 2003 (January 24-26): Catherine Asaro, Julie Czerneda, Ellen Kushner, Charles Vess
* 2002 (January 25-27): Henry Jenkins, Scott McCloud, Terry Moore, Susan Shwartz
* 2001 (January 26-28): Pete Abrams, James Ernest, Paul Levinson, Margaret Weis, Don Perrin, Michael A. Burstein, Jeffrey Carver, Esther Friesner, Peter Heck, James Morrow, Donna Jo Napoli


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