Convention 2007

2007 AGM & Convention

The 2007 AGM & Convention will once again be held at the BMI (Birmingham & Midland Institute) on 13th October 2007. More details to follow.

The BMI is a 5 minute walk from Birmingham New Street station. Further directions soon.
Tickets: £12 on the door or £10 if pre-booked. Advanced tickets can be obtained from Callum Potter. email: president@fedastro.org.uk president@fedastro.org.uk or tel: 01684 773256
Advance Ticket Booking Form (PDF) requires Adobe Acrobat

Click here for details of local food, trains, parking etc for the convention (requires Adobe Acrobat). Map Credit: Google Inc.

Programme

  • Prof Mike Cruise, University of Birmingham
  • Prof Colin Pillinger, Open University
  • Prof Phil Diamond, University of Manchester

Traders

  • Aurora Books
  • Practical Astronomer
  • Altair Astro
  • SCS Astro
  • Open University
  • Martin Peston – “A User”s Guide to the Meade LXD 55 and 75 telescopes”
  • Amateur Astronomical Spectroscopy by Jack Martin
  • Faulkes Telescope
  • Sky’s the Limit

Also the Sir Robert Ball Library will be open for convention visitors over the lunch break.

Societies

  • Birmingham University Astronomical Society
  • Birmingham Astronomical Society
  • Society for the History of Astronomy
  • Society for Popular Astronomy
  • Chilterns Group

Raffle

Imaging Competition