This page is for news about Convergence. A large portion of it is dictated by the Timeline.
Louisville, Kentucky, USA: 80
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: 55
The Pants of Boo: 1
C26 was planned for Louisville, May 15-17, 2020. It's been delayed due to the pandemic. Updates when they happen.
Convergence 25 Boston May 3-5th 2019 http://www.altgothic.com/c25bos/
C24 Detroit 2018
C22: New Orleans March 25th-28th http://www.altgothic.com/c22nol
C21: Hollywood May 1-3 2015 http://www.altgothic.com/c21hol
August 12, 2014
Dr. Frank N Furter (scientist) and friends present New Orleans, LA
Miss Stasha, Voodoo and friends present Hollywood, California
Voting has begun.
C20: Chicago 2014 Convergence XXII
June 16 2013
June 2 2013
Timeline page has been updated with dates for C20 bids and voting.
C19: Austin Tx April 19-21 2013 http://www.gatheringovbats.net/
Feb 29, 2012
C18: Buffalo June 15 - 17, 2012. http://www.altgothic.com/c18buf/
June 17, 2011
We have a bid - Razorjak Digital Enigma and DJ Storm present Buffalo, NY. June, 2012 Buffalo, NY. It'll be great.
April 28, 2011
Anyone want to bid? I really don't want to have to go to Boo's Pants ya know.
April 11, 2010
THe votes are in. Cozumel, Mexico will be the site for Convergence in 2011.
November 30, 2009
The Timeline for the C17 Bid Selection process is up
April 3, 2009
Unsurprisingly, Parks City, Utah won the vote. 67 for Park City 17 for Boo's Pants
March 22, 2009
One bid has been recieved this year - Madelyn Boudreaux and Wookie present Park City, Utah.
As per the Timeline = ratification ends at midnight tonight. Voting begins on March 26th and runs to April 2nd. Pings have been sent to the voter database, so if you haven't recieved one, post to alt.gothic right away.
September 07, 2008
Bid proposal's for Convergence 16 should be submitted to Siobhan between the 7th and 28th of February 2008. Details are in the Timeline and Bids pages.
September 03, 2008
The vote results are in. Eilis, Laura and Shannon's Convergence on a Ship, a Fucking Ship mind you Bid in Long Beach, CA won decisively with 63% of the first round votes.
For some reason the table showing the votes insists on being at the bottom of the page. I'm sure someone with better Wiki-Fu than me will fix it up eventually.
|Bid||1st Round Votes||2nd Round Votes|
|Long Beach, CA||104||43|
August 26, 2008
All three bids were ratified, time was allowed to clarify the websites and now it is time to vote
August 19, 2008
Added 3 days to the process to allow bid committees to update their bid sites at the end of Ratification and for the C*B*L to validate that the changes are appropriate.
August 13, 2008
Proposal submission and modification is over. Bids have been recieved from
- alt.gothic's Finest featuring Axel for Omaha
- Eilis, Laura Spacekadt and Shannon Eveofdstruction for Longbeach.
- Carlee Noxenlux, Kerry Designmonkey, Erica Vomvamuse, Robert DJ Sprockets and Mike Wimer of MusicWerks for Seattle
Now it is time for the denizens of alt.gothic to ratify the proposals.
August 10, 2008
The process for selecting who will host Convergence has changed. A new step has been added whereby the denizens of alt.gothic and their friends will ratify all bids prior to them being submitted to the vote.
[Long Beach], | Omaha and [Seattle] have entered bids.
Sometime in July 2008
The C15 selection process is underway. See the Main Page for more.