A History of OASIS

Over the past 30 some odd years the Orlando Area Science Fiction Society has run it's annual convention. Besides the list below of our headline writers, artists, filk and fans, there have been countless others who appeared on our panels, workshops and signings. We are enormously thankful to everyone who has attended our conventions over the years.

OASIS (1) May 21-22, 1988 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Special Guest
Joe Haldeman
Mary Hanson-Roberts
Andre Norton
OASIS 2 May 19-21, 1989 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Mike Resnick
Ingrid Neilson
OASIS 3 May 11-13, 1990 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Fan GoH
Joan D. Vinge
Robert Daniels Jr
Joe Siclari
OASIS 4 May 17-19, 1991 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Fan GoH
Robert Asprin
Don Maitz
Bob and Anne Passavoy
OASIS 5 May 15-17, 1992 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Special Guest
Michael Bishop
Holly Bird
Andre Norton
OASIS 6 May 14-16, 1993 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Connie Willis
Michael Whelan
OASIS 7 May 13-15, 1994 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Special Guests
Fan GoH
Raymond Feist
Tom Kidd
Muff Musgrave, Gahan Wilson
Pam & Doug Murray
OASIS 8 May 19-21, 1995 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Special Guest
Alan Dean Foster
Barclay Shaw
Mark Rogers
OASIS 9 May 31-June 2, 1996 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Kathleen Ann Goonan
Bob Eggleton
OASIS 10 May 16-18, 1997 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Special Guest
Stanley Schmidt
Ron Walotsky
Joe Haldeman
OASIS 11 May 15-17, 1998 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Filk GoH
Larry Niven
Mary Hanson-Roberts
Tom Smith
OASIS 12 May 14-16, 1999 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Jerry Pournelle
Vincent Di Fate
OASIS 13 May 26-28, 2000 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Filk GoHs
Elizabeth Moon
Rowena
Bill & Brenda Sutton
OASIS 14 May 25-27, 2001 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Filk GoH
Jack McDevitt
Jean Pierre Targete
Tom Smith
OASIS 15 May 24-26, 2002 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Filk GoH
Special Guests


Ben Bova
Mike Conrad
Michael Longcor
Barbara Delaplace and James P. Hogan
OASIS 15 was dedicated to a fan and former member of OASFIS, 
Bill Resnick
OASIS 16 May 23-25, 2003 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Filk GoH
Fan GoH
Robert J. Sawyer
Stanley Morrison
Tom Smith
Ann Morris
OASIS 17 May 28 - 30, 2004 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Filk GoH
Allen Steele
H. Ed Cox
Michael Longcor
OASIS 18 May 27 - 29, 2005 Writer GoH
Filk GoH
Fan GoH
Jane Lindskold
Steve Macdonald
Judi Castro
OASIS 19 May 26 - 28, 2006 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Filk GoH
Steven Brust
Ellisa Mitchell
Carla Ulbrich
OASIS 20 May 23 - 25, 2008 Writer GoH

 
OASIS 21  May 26 - 28, 2006 Writer GoH
Special Guest
Artist GoH
Filk GoH
David Gerrold
John Scalzi
Paul Vincenti
Bill and Brenda Sutton
OASIS 22 May 22 - 24, 2009 Writer GoH
Special Guest
Artist GoH
Editor GoH
Peter David
John Ringo
Johnny Atomic
Toni Weisskopf
OASIS 23 May 28 - 30, 2010 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Fan GoH
Filk GoH
Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Richard C Livingston
Michael Hinman
Rob Balder
OASIS 24 May 27 - 29, 2011 Writer GoH
Artist GoH
Filk GoH
David Drake
Tommy Castillo
Carla Ulbrich
OASIS 25 May 25-27, 2012 Writer GoH
Special Guest
Artist GoH
Fan GoH
L.E.Modesitt Jr.
David Weber
Janny Wurts
Pat and Roger Sims
OASIS 26 May 24-26, 2013 Writer GoH
Publisher GoH
Seanan McGuire
Jacob Weisman
OASIS 27 May 1 - 3, 2015 Writer GoH Julie Czerneda
OASIS 28 April 22 - 24, 2016 Writer GoH A. Lee Martinez
OASIS 29 May 19 - 21, 2017 Writer GoH Faith Hunter

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