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FAS Convention 2007

FAS Convention + AGM. Full day of talks and trade stands.

The 2007 AGM & Convention will once again be held at the BMI (Birmingham & Midland Institute) on Sat 13th October 2007. This is your chance to give feedback and get involved in how the FAS is run, we also have a busy schedule of talks and trade stands.


  • Prof Mike Cruise, University of Birmingham 'The Search for Gravitational Waves'
  • Prof Colin Pillinger, Open University 'Space is a Funny Place: 50 Years and more of space exploration'
    (+ Colin Pillinger will be signing copies of his new book “Space is a Funny Place”)
  • Prof Phil Diamond, University of Manchester 'Jodrell Bank: at the heart of the past and the future of radio astronomy'
  • Jerry Stone: How to book and run a public star party
  • Samuel George: The International Year of Astronomy- What's Happening?

The BMI is a 5 minute walk from Birmingham New Street station.
Tickets: £12 on the door or £10 if pre-booked. Advanced tickets can be obtained from Callum Potter. email:
president@fedastro.org.uk or tel: 01684 773256 - the booking form can be found at http://www.fedastro.org.uk/FAS2007.pdf


Professor Colin Pillinger | talks | www
Prof Phil Diamond | talks | www
Prof Mike Cruise | talks | www


Date and Time:

13 October 2007 at 9:00 am


Full Day



Birmingham and Midland Institute
Margaret Street
B3 3BS
0121-236 3591
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Organised by:

Federation of Astronomical Societies
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