International Steampunk Symposium

49 Weeks Until Symposium 2020

Another week closer to Symposium 2020 . . . and this week saw the opening of the Hotel Block which...
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49 Weeks Until Symposium 2020

The Symposium Goes Weird West

For March 27th to 29th, 2020, the Steampunk Symposium is going Weird West . . . a subgenre that combines elements of the Western with...
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The Symposium Goes Weird West

The Nülydedz

There will be a wide variety of music and entertainment at the 2020 Symposium, and we are excited to make...
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The Nülydedz

Brett King – Guest of Honor

Brett King is no stranger to the Steampunk Symposium and has presented many panels over the years, and for 2020...
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Brett King – Guest of Honor

49 Weeks Until Symposium 2020

Another week closer to Symposium 2020 . . . and this week saw the opening of the Hotel Block which is getting snapped up fast, our Presenter Applications going live, and a wave of Vendor Applications coming in already.   Presenter Applications If you are an expert on things Steampunk, Victorian, Retro-Futuristic, Western, or topics […]

Symposium 2020 Hotel Block

The Hotel Blocks for the 2020 Symposium are now available! Rooms start at $95/night (plus tax & fees) for doubles and kings, and there are a range of suites available from $139/night (plus tax & fees) to $190/night (plus tax & fees). To book your rooms, call (513) 752-4400 or click on the links below. There are three […]

50 Weeks Until Symposium 2020

With 50 weeks still to go until the next Steampunk Symposium, it may seem like a long journey into the untamed (and rather spooky) West, but already plans are afoot to continue the tradition of making the next Symposium even better than the last.   Gaming Room We are pleased to announce that DarkHold Games […]

The Symposium Goes Weird West

For March 27th to 29th, 2020, the Steampunk Symposium is going Weird West . . . a subgenre that combines elements of the Western with another genre, usually horror, occult, fantasy or science fiction . . when supernatural menaces of horror fiction are injected into a Western setting, it creates the horror Western. Writer G. W. Thomas has described how the two combine: “Unlike many other cross-genre tales, the weird […]

The Nülydedz

There will be a wide variety of music and entertainment at the 2020 Symposium, and we are excited to make our first announcement regarding the line up. Those of you who attended the 2018 Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade will remember The Nülydedz, and how this group of zombies rocked the stage; we are thrilled (and shudder with fright) […]

Brett King – Guest of Honor

Brett King is no stranger to the Steampunk Symposium and has presented many panels over the years, and for 2020 we shall be hosting him as our Maker Guest of Honor. Brett is an award-winning steampunk maker and costumer from North Carolina who appears at steampunk and maker events around the country. He works in diverse […]

51 Weeks Until Symposium 2020

Last weekend was Symposium 2019, and thank you to all the attendees, presenters, performers, exhibitors, vendors, and volunteers who made it yet another fantastic weekend of Steampunk enjoyment! We had a wonderful time at the Holiday Inn Eastgate and will be returning there for March 27th to 29th, 2020. Next year we set the controls […]

ONE WEEK until Symposium 2019

There is now just ONE WEEK to go until the Symposium, but there are still a few days left to buy your tickets! This week we reveal the rules to our special themed Steampunk Olympiad game, the Wingardium Leviosa Relay! Also we have some details of the different Houses that comprise the Cincinnatus Academy of Science & […]

TWO Weeks until Symposium 2019

There are now just TWO WEEKS left until the Symposium! But there is still time to buy your tickets!   Win Tickets to Chicago! Since the first year of the Symposium, the Steampunk Olympiad has been the central event and has become our primary fundraiser for charity partner NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) with donations to […]