|Genre Science fiction|
Inaugurated August 24–28, 1995
|Venue Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre|
The 53rd World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), Intersection, was held in Glasgow, Scotland from 24–28 August 1995. The event was also the Eurocon. The venues for the 53rd Worldcon were the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) and the nearby Moat House Hotel. Parties took place at the Central and Crest Hotels.
The total registered membership of the convention was 6524, of which 4173 physically attended. The organising committee was co-chaired by Vincent Docherty and Martin Easterbrook.
Guests of Honour
The Hugo Awards, named after Hugo Gernsback, are presented every year for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. Results are based on the ballots submitted by members of the World Science Fiction Society. Other awards, including the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, are also presented each year at Worldcon.