Renovation Publishes its Final Progress Report

Renovation, The 69th World Science Fiction Convention,
Reno, Nevada - August 17-21, 2011

Postal queries to: RCFI, PO Box 13278, Portland, OR 97213-0278


Monday, July 18, 2011

Reno, Nevada, USA - Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, has released Progress Report #5 (PR5). PR5 is available in PDF format at

Printed copies of PR5 have been dispatched by first class mail and members should receive them in the coming days. Members who are uncertain whether they have requested electronic or paper progress reports can check their status online at or send inquiries to the membership team at

PR 5 contains information that will help members have a great time in Reno, including:

  • Driving directions and help for those arriving by air or rail
  • Tips for handling the climate in Reno
  • Final information on registration, childcare and access services
  • Updates from our Program, Events and Exhibits divisions.


Renovation is the 2011 World Science Fiction Convention ("Worldcon"). The first Worldcon occurred in New York City in 1939 and Worldcons have been held annually since then except for 1942-45 when there was no event due to World War II. Renovation's Guests of Honor are Ellen Asher, Charles N. Brown (in memoriam), Tim Powers and Boris Vallejo.

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