The 2011 CWAS AstroFest

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The Conference Programme: Saturday, 16th July, 2011

Venue: The Coventry Room of Parkes Shire Council's Library and Cultural Centre.

From 09:00    Registration

10:00-11:00    Rod Somerville:  "The Orange Planetarium Project"

11:30-12:30    Trevor Barry:  "Amateur Involvement in Science & The Great Saturn Storm of 2011"

12:30-13:30    Lunch - Provided for all registrants

13:30-14:30    Dr Miriam Baltuck (Director CDSCC):  "NASA in the 2010's and the Partnership with Australia"

15:30-16:30    Civic Reception:  Hosted by the Mayor of Parkes, Cr Ken Keith.
    Special Guest: The Hon. Troy Grant MP, State Member for Dubbo.

16:30-17:30    Dr Phil Diamond (Director CASS):  "From Parkes to the SKA: A Century of Radio Astronomy"
   The John Bolton Lecture

From 18:30    Conference Dinner - Comfort Inn Parkes International Hotel, Parkes.
    Includes the Presentation of the 2011 CWAS "David Malin Awards"

The 2011 CWAS AstroFest was proudly supported by

Parkes Shire Council

Comments and Enquiries: John Sarkissian of the AstroFest Organising Committee