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  • DATE: May 25 - 28, 2001
  • VENUE: Wyndham Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, MD
    Wyndham Baltimore

  • GoH: Hal Clement
  • ART GoH: Halla Fleischer
  • First Fandom GoH: Dave Kyle
  • FAN GoH: Robert Sacks [deceased, August 2000] we celebrated his life! Robert passed away after accepting the role of Fan Guest of Honor. With the full support of the Sacks family, Balticon is continuing to designate Robert as Fan GoH---the same way as someone who has passed away may still be awarded the Medal of Honor.
  • FILK GoH: Frank Hayes
  • Anime "Special Guest": White Radish's Kara Dennison and Shawn the Touched
  • "Special Musical Guests": Clam Chowder (Friday Night) and Boogie Nights (Sunday)
  • "Special Art Guest": Daniel R. Horne (((((a no-show)))))
  • CHAIR: Hal Haag
  • VICE CHAIR: Andrew Bergstrom
  • 2000 COMPTON CROOK WINNER: Stephen L. Burns
  • 2001 COMPTON CROOK WINNER: Syne Mitchell
  • 2001 COMPTON CROOK BOOK: Murphy's Gambit
  • Balticon 35 Committee & Staff:
    • Secretary: Eileen Shaivitz
    • Treasurer: B. Shirley Avery
    • Compton Crook Award: Mark Owings & BSFS Crook Award Jury
    • Programming Coordinator: Jul Owings
    • Deputy Programming Coordinator: Yakira Blum
      • Programming Committee: Jack Caplan, Cara Sands, Rhi Denissen
    • Literary Program: Jul Owings
    • Art Program: Rikk Jacobs
    • Children's Program: Laurel Kelly, Miriam Winder-Kelly
    • Costuming Program: Bobby Gear
    • Filk Program: Steven Zeve
    • Poetry Program: Patti Kinlock
    • Science Program: Pat Kelly
    • Masquerade: Marty Gear & The Costumer's Guild
    • Masquerade Green Room: Bobby Gear
    • The Play:
      • Playwright: Andrew Bergstrom
    • Writer's Workshop: Steve Lubs
    • Young Writers Contest: Bobby Gear
    • Anime: Andrew Iwancio
    • Art Show: the Incredible Floating East Coast Art Show Crew
      • Chancellor: Martin Deutsch
      • Queen: B. Shirley Avery
      • Auctioneers: Eric Fleischer (Dr. Gandalf)
      • Costume Display: Andrew Bergstrom
    • Tech Support:
      • Director: Marc Gordon
      • Light Designer: Liz Orenstein
      • Sound Designer: Allon Stern
      • Deputy for Sound: Hobbit
      • Master Electrician: Art "Boots" Coleman
      • Clam Chowder Sound: Alex Latzko
      • Masquerade Stage Manager: TBA (who was that masked man, anyway?)
      • Technical Crew: Techno Fandom
    • Gaming:
      • Gaming Room: David Chalker
      • Computer Gaming Room: Paul Fischer
      • LARP: Ann & Dave Dearholt
    • Con Suite: Laura Bergstrom
    • Dance Manager: Thomas J. Summerville
    • Dealer's Room: Larry Sands
    • Video Room: Thomas "the Red" Horman
    • Guest Liaison: Betty Bowers
      • Asst. Guest Liaison: Anne Allen
    • Hotel Liaison: Dale Arnold
    • Party Coordinator: Seth Rosenberg
    • Reading Is Fundamental (RIF):
      • RIF Coordinator: Sue Wheeler
      • RIF Auctioneers: Eric Fleischer (Dr. Gandalf)
    • Green Room: Perrianne Lurie
    • Masquerade Green Room: Bobby Gear
    • HAL Costume Awards: Hal Haag
    • BSFAN: Patti Kinlock
    • Publicity: Paul Loeschke
    • Pocket Program: Craig Forbes
    • Pre-Con Logistics/Supplies: Thomas "the Red" Horman
    • Operations:
      • Day Ops: Sue Wheeler
      • Night Ops: Keith Mayfield
      • At-Con Logistics: Doug Creamer
      • Volunteers: Rick Denissen
    • Registration: Brian Alexander
    • Kamikaze Computer Services: Mark Schleifer, Craig Forbes
    • Balticon Web Page: Tim Clapin
    • Information Desk: Ray "Yarrm" Gallaci
    • Signage: Robert Childress
  • Inspiration: A poem by Dale Arnold
    Running Balticon is like:
    Using wet noodles to herd cats through the legs of Buffalo
    who are stampeding through a minefield full of catnip,
    after the buffalo have been set on fire at night by a UFO,
    as you keep your eyes closed because those are the rules,
    and you are being graded on style without a curve.

  • Balticon 35 Program Book:
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  • Balticon 35 Ancecdotes and stuff: If you have any information concerning this convention that you would like to see included here, please send it to "webmeister at bsfs dot org" and look for it to be published here!!
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