Staff Report | Jun 23, 2022
The convention has been moved back a week to June 16-18, 2023, at the Holiday Inn & Suites Cincinnati-Eastgate. It will be themed “Steampunk Under the Big Top,” replacing the previously announced John Carter/Flash Gordon theme.
Staff Report | Mar 16, 2022
The International Steampunk Symposium takes place March 25-27 in Cincinnati. It comes as founder Jason Dean is handing the reins of the convention to two local steampunk enthusiasts, Jennifer Noran and Michael Gruen.
Coronavirus outbreak leads to bans on mass gatherings in Ohio, California and other states
By Stephen Beale | Mar 13, 2020
Two major steampunk conventions, Clockwork Alchemy in the San Francisco area and the International Steampunk Symposium in Cincinnati, have been postponed due to public health orders related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Steampunk Symposium and Clockwork Alchemy take precautions amid COVID-19 outbreak
Staff Report | Mar 11, 2020
Organizers of two upcoming steampunk conventions—Clockwork Alchemy in California and the International Steampunk Symposium in Ohio—say they are going forward with plans for those events despite the outbreak of COVID-19.
Fantastical creatures meet the 1920s at this year’s International Steampunk Symposium
Staff Report | Mar 9, 2019
“Steamtastic Beasts” will be the theme as the International Steampunk Symposium returns March 29-31 to Cincinnati. The theme encompasses not only fantastical creatures, but also the 1920s.
Plans announced for gatherings in Chicago, Cincinnati, San Francisco, and Maryland
Staff Report | Oct 20, 2018
Organizers of several major steampunk events have announced plans for next year, including dates, locations, themes, and guests. In addition, some deadlines are approaching if you’d like to participate in upcoming events as a vendor or artist.
A report and photo gallery from the 2018 International Steampunk Symposium
By Anton Cancre | May 11, 2018
The International Steampunk Symposium has been running steadily since 2012, and it's become one of the major steampunk events in the Midwest. What makes a con are the people, and this one is a caring, inclusive, and welcoming event.