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Event: [May 12, 2017] RASNZ Annual Conference 2017 (Dunedin, Otago)

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RASNZ Annual Conference 2017
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Otago Museum
419 Great King St, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:30 AM
(ends Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 04:00 PM)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland

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Start: Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:30 AM
End: Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 04:00 PM
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    The 2017 RASNZ Conference will be held in Dunedin on 12 to 14 May. The conference is hosted by the Dunedin Astronomical Society at the Otago Museum. It will be followed by the 11th Trans-Tasman Occultation Symposium (TTSO11).

    This is the third conference for RASNZ's SWAPA (Students With A Passion for Astronomy) program, and at this conference students from the first SWAPA conference (in Tekapo) are among your hosts to help bring youthful energy, enthusiasm and exuberance to the conference!
    Conference registration is at http://www.rasnz.org.nz/groups-news-events/conference-registration

    Preliminary Conference Program
    The following preliminary program is avilable to assist you with travel planning. Please note that times may vary from those shown as the details of the Conference are finalised!

    Friday 12th May
    Harbour Cruise – departs from 20 Fryatt St, Dunedin at 1 pm
    RASNZ Council Meeting 10:30-4:00
    Affiliated Societies meeting 4:30-5:30
    Conference Opening from 7:30-9:00, followed by Refreshments and Socialising

    Saturday 13th May
    Talks 9:00-10:30
    Morning tea
    Talks 11:00-12:45
    Lunch
    Talks 2:00 – 3:30
    Afternoon tea
    RASNZ AGM 4:00-5:00
    Conference Dinner 6:30-late

    Sunday 14th May
    Talks 9:00-10:30
    Morning tea
    Talks 11:00-12:30
    Lunch
    Talks 1:30-3:00, followed by Conference Closure
    RASNZ Council Meeting – late

    Monday 15th May
    11th TransTasman Symposium on Occultations - all day, times tba

    Tuesday 16 May
    11th TransTasman Symposium on Occultations - morning, times tba
     

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