Convention 2006

Convention & AGM 2006

The 2006 AGM & Convention of the FAS will be held on 30th September 2006 at the Birmingham & Midlands Institute (BMI) in central Birmingham.

The BMI is a 5 minute walk from Birmingham New Street station.
Full Speaker Programme.
Plus: Tour of “Sir Robert Ball” Library, Mulit-prize Raffle & Faulkes Telescope Registration.

Tickets: £12 on the door or £10 if pre-booked. Advanced tickets can be obtained from Callum Potter. email: president@fedastro.org.uk or tel: 01684 773256

Programme

Prof. John Brown (Royal Astronomer for Scotland)
Dr Allan Chapman (University of Oxford)
Dr Somak Raychaudhury (University of Birmingham)
Dr David Whitehouse (science journalist / BBC)
plus special guest speaker John Dobson

Traders

Aurora Books
COSMOS Media
David Bryant – Space Rocks
I R Poyser – Telescope Maker
SCS Astro
Spaceguard
Thinktank

Societies

BAA – Campaign for Dark Skies
Society for the History of Astronomy
Society for Popular Astronomy
The Open University Society for Astronomy and Planetary Science
University of Birmingham AS
Birmingham AS
WeMFAS