2017 GA Presentations

Friday, June 30

8:55 am
to
10:15 am

Ken Hewitt-White
 

Keynote Address:
Astronomy,the RASC, and Me

11:00 am
to
12:00 pm
Dr. Brendan Quine 50 Years of VLBI at the A|gonquin Radio Observatory
6:00 pm
to
6:30 pm
Kelly Jordan Baking and Beyond

 

Saturday, July 1

Special Activity! Visit the Lunar Sketching station in Room T102 during the morning coffee break and the lunch break.

8:55 am
to
10:15 am

Brian McCullough Educators Outreach Workshop
11:00 am
to
12:00 pm
Simon Hanmer The Solar System: A Geological
Perspective on Current Controversies
1:30 pm
to
2:30 pm

Dr. Eric Steinbring

Ruth Northcott Lecture:
Astronomy from Coast to Coast to Coast

3:30 pm
to
4:00 pm
Charles Ennis Starry Nights Documentary
4:00 pm
to
4:30 pm
Dr. Denis Laurin  

Exploring the Universe from Space: Canada's Contribution to Space Astronomy and Exploration of the Solar System

4:30 pm
to
5:00 pm
Glenn LeDrew Just Passing Through

 

Sunday, July 2

1:30 pm
to
2:00 pm
Carmen Rush Charles Messier (1730 – 1817)
2:00 pm
to
2:40 pm

Rick Wagner

Taking the Pulse of the Stars

2:45 pm
to
2:45 pm

David Turner

The Remarkable 2016 Maximum of the Pulsating Class M Supergiant Mu Cephei

3:30 pm
to
4:00 pm
Dr. Janet Tulloch Starry Night Astronomical Art Exhibit
4:00 pm
to
4:30 pm
Ron Macnaughton How the Ancients Predicted Eclipses
4:30 pm
to
5:00 pm
Dr. Al Scott 2017 Solar Eclipse: How Lucky is That?

Awards
Banquet

Dr. Nadine Manset

Twenty-four Years of Adventures and Explorations at the Observatoire du Mont Megantic and the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope