Convention 2019

2019 Convention & AGM

The 2019 FAS Convention will take place on September 22nd 2018 at the Institute of Astronomy, at Cambridge University. The convention will start at 9.45am.

Speaker lineup

  • Dr Richard Ghail, Royal Holloway, U. London
  • Dr Floor van Leeuwen, Institute of Astronomy, U. Cambridge
  • More speakers to be confirmed soon.

A copy of the program will be available closer to the date.

A number of traders will be at the Convention including:
Widescreen Centre
Space Rocks

More to be confirmed shortly.

Other activities: tours of the Cavendish Museum with Paul Fellows, tours of the telescopes.


£8 for FAS members
£10 for non-members
£4 for juniors (members and non-members)

Buy tickets for 2019 FAS Convention and AGM

To book tickets please select the link above, where you’ll be redirected to our event page where tickets can be purchased. Alternatively, tickets can be purchased at the door on the morning of the Convention (subject to availability – we recommend you book online to avoid disappointment).

AGM Material

An important part of the FAS Convention is the Annual General Meeting. The AGM documents can be found on our 2019 AGM Material page, which will be updated shortly.

Directions & Map:

Venue address: Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

Parking: It is free to park at the  Madingley Road Park and Ride, if you want to go to Cambridge City Centre it costs £3 for a return. Park and Ride details can be found here.

The map here shows the location of the Park and Ride in relation to the Institute of Astronomy, it also highlights some places where food may be available.