Presented by SOLAE


Marcon is the premiere Science Fiction Convention in Ohio. For nearly 57 years, Marcon has brought fans to celebrate Science and Literature.

NASFiC 2020

The North American Science Fiction Convention (NASFIC) is a traveling convention held in North American in any year where the Worldcon is outside of North America. SOLAE presented the 2020 NASFIC which became a virtual event due to the pandemic.

World Fantasy 2016

The World Fantasy Convention is an annual gathering and reunion of professionals, collectors, and others interested in the field of light and dark fantasy art and literature. SOLAE presented the 2016 World Fantasy Convention.

Ohio State Science Day is a program of The Ohio Academy of Science.

Each year, SOLAE staff and volunteers attend State Science Day to judge projects and award scholarships for projects which “Turn Science Fiction into Science Fact.

Scholarships Given