Tag: Guests of Honour

  • July 1: Virtually Meet Guest of Honour Dr. Philip Currie

    On Saturday July 1, 2023, 3pm CDT virtually meet Pemmi-Con Guest of Honour, Dr. Philip Currie. Dr Currie is an internationally renowned palaeontologist whose scientific accomplishments have led to a greater understanding of dinosaurs and their historic significance. He was instrumental in the development of Alberta’s Royal Tyrrell Museum and has made major contributions to…

  • Funeral Service for Guest of Honour, John Mansfield

    On May 12, at 2PM CDT, there will be a funeral service for our fan guest of honour, John Mansfield, at Korban Funeral Chapel in Winnipeg. Everyone is welcome and there will be a live stream. Details at https://www.korbanchapel.com/obituary/John-Mansfield.

  • John Mansfield

    Pemmi-Con Guest of Honour John Mansfield has died, April 19th, in hospice care, in Winnipeg.  Best known as a convention runner, Mansfield chaired the Winnipeg in ’94 Worldcon bid and, subsequently, ConAdian, the 1994 Worldcon. He chaired Due North (2005) and OromoctoCon (1970). In 2011 John Mansfield was recognized with an Aurora Award for inventing…