As per also per here, Jim McPherson will be signing copies of
"Nuclear Dragons" at this year’s VCON. Its theme is …
Pirates and Piracy: Sea, Space and Web
I’ve been advised that cosplay is a word; a portmanteau, no less. Apparently it also has a drawback. Folks get caught up in character so random acts of piracy may be expected.
The big event takes place on Friday, 4 October 2013, starting at 7 p.m. Free entry for the book signing event Friday evening. Vendor’s Room is open to the public all weekend, 4-6 Oct. Website is here.
Event address: Delta Vancouver Airport Hotel, 3500 Cessna Drive, Richmond, BC. Important information follows.
TRANSIT AND WALKING DIRECTIONS FOR VCON 38
DIRECT BUS SERVICE AT HOTEL – LIMITED AND UNUSUAL HOURS,
about every 20 to 30 minutes. The “unusual” part is because the hotel is directly on a Night Bus route.
Friday: c. 1:30 am to c. 4:30 am, N10 Downtown/ Richmond – Brighouse Stn
c. 6:25 am to c. 7:25 pm, C92 Bridgeport/Airport South
Saturday c. 1:30 am to c. 4:30 am, N10 Downtown/ Richmond – Brighouse Stn
c. 8:10 am to c. 7:05 pm, C92 Bridgeport/Airport South
Sunday c. 1:30 am to c. 4:30 am, N10 Downtown/ Richmond – Brighouse Stn
Monday c. 1:30 am to c. 4:30 am, N10 Downtown/ Richmond – Brighouse Stn
c. 6:25 am to 7:25 pm, C92 Bridgeport/Airport South
The C92 stops by the hotel on its way out (Stop #58061, on Russ Baker Way) from Bridgeport (Canada Line) Skytrain station to Airport South, and again on its way back (Stop #58058, on Miller Road). Contact Transit at 604-953-3333 and reference these stop #s to get precise service details.
The N10 Night Bus between downtown Vancouver and Richmond center also stops right by the hotel, at the same stops It makes 6 trips each way, half-hourly, late every night. The first 3 trips each way make a side run to the Vancouver Airport and Bridgeport Skytrain station. The bus winds up stopping by the hotel at least twice each way on these trips.
More travel info to VCON here