VAAS 2017 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
for the Virginia Association of Astronomical Societies Convention
Our agenda is looking great for the VAAS 2017 conference. The list of speakers and activities we have so far it looks like we are in for some great talks and impressive planetarium shows.
Please keep in mind that the agenda below is tentative right now and subject to change. All speakers except one have confirmed their attendance and last speaker is waiting for their schedule to firm up more.
All events below are still subject to change. Please check back for updates.
|Time||Event / Activity|
|8:00 - 9:00||Registration and Refreshments|
|9:00 - 9:15||VAAS 2017 Welcome, Chuck Jagow, BBAA President|
|9:15 -10:00||Dr. Joe Zawodny (A Different Approach to Astrophotography)|
|10:15 - 10:45||George Reynolds (Outreach)|
|10:45 - 11:15||Bob Beuerlein (3D Printing)|
|11:15 - 11:30||Break|
|11:30 - 12:00||Planetarium Presentation|
|12:00 - 1:30||Lunch Break|
|1:30 - 1:45||VAAS Annual Meeting|
|1:45 - 2:00||John Goss (Astronomical League & Astronomy Today)|
|2:00 - 2:45||Planetarium Presentation|
|2:45 - 3:00||Break|
|3:00 - 3:45||Michelle Shinn (Nuclear Astrophysics: Our Evolving Understanding of the Creation of the Elements)|
|3:45 - 4:00||Break|
|4:00 - 4:45||Dr. Eugene Tracy (How Astronomers Estimate the Size and Age of the Universe)|
|4:45 - 5:00||Door Prizes|
|5:00 - 6:00||Free Time and Travel|
|6:00 - Next Morning||Cookout and Observing * Star Party * Outreach at Cornland Park|