World Science Fiction Society

2016 Site Selection

Two committees have filed for selection for the 2016 Worldcon -- Beijing, China and Kansas City, MO, US -- and their filing documents are available on this web page.

For Beijing, the committee is (per their email to site selection):

Committee: Chunge Chen, Min Chen, Qiufan Chen, Song Han, Luo Lan, Jianlong Li, Ying Li, Cixin Liu, Chang Liu(Treasurer), Guoyu Liu, Ken Liu, Peng Liu, Jun Ma, Shaoting Ji (bid chair), Xiaohua Ji, Dapeng Sun, Regina Kanyu Wang, Yan Wang, Zhong Wang, Yan Wu, Yang Yang, Chunzi Yu (convention co-chair), Boran Zhang, Feng Zhang, Jingsong Zhang, Peng Zhang, Yang Zhao, Yue Zhao, Mi Zhou, Weiyi Zong.

Cover letter
Facilities agreement
Governing Bylaws


For Kansas City, the committee is:

Co-Chairs: Team LOL (Diane Lacey, Jeff Orth, Ruth Lichtwardt)
Committee: Chuck Baker, Margene Bahm, Warren Buff, Aurora Celeste, Carol Doms, Megan Frank, Sara Felix, Glenn Glazer, Barry Haldiman, Sheril Harper, Kristina Hiner, Joyce Lloyd, Elizabeth McCarty, Jim Mann, James Murray, Keri O'Brien, Mark Olson, Priscilla Olson, Jesi Pershing, John Pershing, John Platt, Ann Marie Rudolph, Sharon Sbarsky, Steven H Silver, Keith Stokes, Patty Wells, Beth Welsh, Ben Yalow, Jim Young.
Bid filing

Ballot information will be made available on this site in due course.