AstroCon 2004


Events for AstroCon 2004

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Note: All speaker luncheons are dutch treat, and space is limited.

Tuesday, July 20

7:30 p.m.Welcome and reception, talk by Dr. Gibor Basri

Wednesday, July 21

TimePaper SessionsField Trips
9:00 a.m.Welcome, "Solar System" Panel, Organizations 
12:00 noonLunch with Don Machholz 
1:30 p.m.ALPO Papers 
5:00 p.m.[Session ends] 
4:00 p.m.(optional) Lick Observatory field trip with box dinner, tour and observing (weather dependent). Trip will leave the Doubletree at 4:15 p.m. (separate fee) (Sold out: For waiting list, email to

Thursday, July 22

TimePaper SessionsField TripsSpecial meetings
9:00 a.m.ALPO Papers(optional) Gray Line to Muir Woods (separate fee)AL Council Meeting
12:00 noonLunch with AstroCon Vendors""
1:30 p.m.AAVSO Papers""
5:00 p.m.[Session ends]""
7:30 p.m.(optional) Chabot Space & Science Center field trip and observing (weather dependent)

Friday, July 23

TimePaper SessionsPaper SessionsField TripsSpecial meetings
9:00 a.m.AAVSO Papers(optional) Gray Line to Wine Country (separate fee)ASP Board Meeting
12:00 noonLunch with David Levy""
1:30 p.m.Open Session Contributed PapersDavid Levy's Youth and Astronomy""
5:00 p.m.NYAA and Horkheimer talks"ASP Membership Meeting
7:30 p.m. ASP Awards Banquet featuring Dr. Geoff Marcy (separate fee) ALPO Board Meeting

Note: All AstroCon 2004 attendees invited to attend ASP Awards Banquet (separate fee)

Saturday, July 24

TimeSession 1Session 2
9:00 a.m.ASP Outreach WorkshopAAVSO Membership Meeting
12:00 noonLunch with invited speaker
1:30 p.m.ALPO PapersAL Membership Meeting (30 minutes)
5:00 p.m.[Session ends][Session ends]
6:00 p.m.Closing Banquet — USS Hornet (6 p.m.) featuring Alan Bean (separate fee)

Note: AL, AAVSO, ALPO, ASP included in Closing Banquet, also AANC, EAS



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Last updated: July 13, 2004