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95th Spring Meeting of the AAVSO: Schedule

95th Spring Meeting of the AAVSO
Rockford, Illinois
May 4-6, 2006

Preliminary Schedule

 

Thursday, May 4th, 2006
8:30 am - 6:00 pm Registration Holiday Inn
9:00 am - 6:00 pm AAVSO Council Meeting (Council members only, includes lunch) Holiday Inn
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
(approximate)
Tour of Rockford (meet at Holiday Inn)
Evening
(sign up at registration table)
Observing Lockwood Observatory
 
Friday, May 5th, 2006
8:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration Holiday Inn
9:00 am - 12:30 pm Workshop: Writing and Publishing Scientific Papers Holiday Inn
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch Break  
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm AAVSO Scientific Paper Session I Holiday Inn
5:45 pm Bus Leaves Holiday Inn for Lockwood Park Observatory  
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Open House, Starbeque, and Public Lecture by Dr. John Percy titled, "Variable Stars, Gee Whiz!" Lockwood Observatory
9:30 pm Bus Returns Attendees to Holiday Inn  
 
Saturday, May 6th, 2006
8:30 am - 12:00 pm Registration Holiday Inn
9:00 am - 12:00 pm AAVSO Membership Meeting and Awards Presentation Holiday Inn
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch Break  
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm AAVSO Scientific Paper Session II Holiday Inn
5:45 pm First Shuttle Bus Leaves Holiday Inn for Banquet at Museum  
6:45 pm Second Shuttle Bus Leaves Holiday Inn for Banquet at Museum  
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Museum Touring, Closing Banquet, and Lecture Burpee Museum of Natural History
 
6:00 pm Museum opens to AAVSO guests for touring
6:30 pm Cash bar opens
7:30 pm Dinner Served
9:00 pm Guest Lecture by Karen Meech titled, "Observing a Lunar Impact"
 
10:00 pm Shuttle Bus Returns Attendees to Holiday Inn
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