Ron Oakes

Participates in 1 Session
Ron "RonO" Oakes is a Fan and Convention Runner who currently lives back in his hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico with his wife, Tara, and four cats (Appa, Momo, Naga, and Pabu - all named after companion animals from the universe of Avatar: The Last Airbender). He found fandom during his years in the Chicago area, where he chaired DucKon in 2000 and 2001 before joining the failed Chicago in 2008 Worldcon bid. In 2008, he moved to San Diego where he chaired ConJecture in 2011 and 2013, along with the successful San Diego in 2015 Westercon bid, and Westercon 68/Conjecture 13 in San Diego in 2015. He has also continued to work for Worldcons. He has helped with the Spokane in 2015 bid, ran the Hugo Award Database and Website for Chicon 7, LonCon 3, Sasquan, MidAmeriCon 2, and is running it for Worldcon 76. He also worked in Programming Operations for Renovation, ran Programming A/V for Sasquan and is running Programming Operations for Worldcon 76 In 2016, he returned to Albuquerque. He is presently employed as a contractor working for the Air Force as a software developer. He is also bidding to bring SMOFCon, the convention for the people who run SF Conventions, to Albuquerque in 2019.

Sessions in which Ron Oakes participates

Monday August 20, 2018

10:00 AM
10:00 AM