http://www.continuum.org.au/ is the convention in Australia next year -- Guests of Honour, me, Poppy Z Brite and Richard Harland. It's in Melbourne.
In addition to Kate Worley's death last week, we also lost guitarist Robert Quine, which I mention because I hadn't seen it reported anywhere.
Someone sent me this: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5226945/ which made me smile ruefully. Poor librarians.