Minicon 15 was held 13–15 April 1979 at the Minneapolis Radisson. It had a membership of a bit over 1000. The guests of honor were Theodore Sturgeon (pro), Tom Digby (fan), and Rick Sternbach (artist). Robert E. Vardeman was an honored guest. The executive committee was Carol Anndy, Don Bailey, Bev Elmshauser, Scott Imes, and Dave Wixon.
Minicon 15 followed directly after Minicon 13. This is because "Minicon 14" was originally held to be the name for the fallcon in 1978. Much confusion ensued when the fallcon ended up not being called that. Some early records (like concom minutes) refer to the Minicon in 1979 as "Minicon 14" assuming it would be renamed, for instance. See further notes on the pages for Minicon 14, Minicon 19, Anokon 1, etc.
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