Convention

2013 Convention & AGM

The 2013 FAS Convention will take place on October 19th 2013 at the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge. The convention starts at 9.30am and a full programme can be found below.

SOLD OUT! We have no more tickets available as all 180 have been taken.

Speaker lineup

Dr Samuel George – University of Birmingham “Magnetic Fields in the Universe” PDF
Andrew Robertson “Building a large (600mm) Dobsonian Telescope” PDF
Prof. Andrew Coates – Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UCL “Mars exploration – and the ExoMars mission”
Sean Elvidge – University of Birmingham “Space Weather effects on the near Earth environment” PDF
Dr Robin Catchpole – University of Cambridge “Climbing the Distance Scale ladder to the Edge of the Universe”

A full programme for the day can be found: here.

Trade fair:

Astronomia
Space Rocks
Astronomica
Cambridge University Press
Aurora Books
Ian King Imaging
BAA
The Campaign for Dark Skies
North Essex Astronomical Society
Virtual Image
Peter Clark

Event poster:

A copy of the event poster can be found here.

Tickets:

£ 5 for FAS members
£ 7 for non-members

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