September 30 - FAS Convention

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Callum Potter
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September 30 - FAS Convention

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The 2006 AGM & Convention of the FAS will be held on 30th September 2006 at the Birmingham & Midlands Institute (BMI) in central Birmingham.
The BMI is a 5 minute walk from Birmingham New Street station.
Our guest speaker line is now confirmed as:

* Prof. John Brown (Royal Astronomer for Scotland)
* Dr Allan Chapman (Uni of Oxford)
* Dr Somak Raychaudhury (Uni. of Birmingham)
* Dr David Whitehouse (science journalist / BBC)
* John Dobson - The Sidewalk Astronomer

We will have a full trade exhibtion

For tickets email: president@fedastro.org.uk
£12 on the door
£10 in advance

Doors open 9.30 - first talk at 10.00.

Exhibitors/Traders

* Aurora Books
* BAA - Campaign for Dark Skies
* COSMOS Media
* David Bryant - Space Rocks
* I R Poyser - Telescope Maker
* Spacegaurd
* Thinktank
* OUSAPS
* Society for the History of Astronomy
* University of Birmingham AS
* Birmingham AS
* Society for Popular Astronomy
* WeMFAS
* Pam Spence
* Opticstar Ltd

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