2014 Convention & AGM

The 2014 FAS Convention will take place on October 11th 2014 at the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, in the new Elgar Concert Hall. The convention will start at 9.30am and an initial programme can be found here.

Speaker lineup

  • Prof. Paul Cannon FREng OBE – “Solar Superstorms – a storm in a tea cup, or a global risk?”
  • Prof. Bill Chaplin – “Music of the Stars”
  • Prof. Matthew Angling – “Small Satellites, Big Ambitions”
  • Early Career Researchers

There will be traders available on the day, a full list will appear here shortly.

Event poster:

A copy of the event poster can be found here.


£ 5 for FAS members
£ 7 for non-members

To book tickets please complete the online booking form.

For more information please email

AGM Material

An important part of the FAS Convention is the Annual General Meeting. More detailed information about constitutional amendments will appear here in the future.

Directions & Map:

Venue address: Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT.

The Bramall Music Building is situated in the heart of the University of Birmingham’s Edgbaston campus, R12 on the Campus map. Detailed directions, via public transport, bicycle, car and air can be found here.

Please note that there are a few venues on site which sell food, such as a ‘Spar’ and ‘Subway’. You are also welcome to bring your own packed lunch, and slightly further away, 10 minute walk, on the Bristol Road, there are a number of pubs. Finally, a ‘Costa’ coffee shop is located at the venue.


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