2011 Convention & AGM

The 2011 FAS Convention will be held at the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, on Saturday 15th October.

Speakers: Carolin Crawford (IOA), Nick Hewitt (BAA) Nik Szymanek, Prof. Albert Zijlstra (Head of Astrophysics, Jodrell Bank) and Lord Martin Rees.

Traders: TBC

Tickets: £5 on the door

Poster:  here .

AGM: an important part of the convention is our Annual General Meeting, this is when you get to have your say how the FAS is run. The agenda can be found here . The Annual Accounts for the AGM are available .  The minutes from the 2010 AGM can be accessed here .


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

Directions to venue: The IoA website gives detailed instructions on how to get to them via both car and public transport, see here . In particular of note is the free on site car parking .



9.00  Doors open

9.45  Welcome and Introduction

9.50  Carolin Crawford

11.00 Break

11.20 Nik Szymanek

12.30 Lunch

1.30   Albert Zijlstra

2.30   AGM

3.00  Break

3.20  Nick Hewitt

4.30  Martin Rees

5.30  Closing comments


Exhibitors Information: Table plan .

For information about past conventions please follow the links on the left of this page.