Past Meetup

RASC Vancouver Annual General Meeting

This Meetup is past

15 people went

Simon Fraser University

Burnaby Campus · Burnaby, BC

How to find us

We will be meeting in room AQ3159 in the Academic Quadrangle.

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Details

Location: Room AQ3159

Join us for our AGM. All of our monthly meetings are free and open to the public, however at this meeting, only members may vote on any issues brought forward.
AGENDA
Meeting called to order
Acceptance of the Agenda
Reading of the 2017 AGM Minutes
President’s Report
Secretary’s Report
Treasurer’s Report
National Representative’s Report
No Election for officers, (President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer are 2 year terms). However if a member wishes to join council as an "At Large" councilor, they may step forward.
Meeting adjourned
We have a guest speaker to follow.

Speaker: Dr. William Wall
Bio: Dr. William Wall was born in Canada. He received his B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, his M.Sc. from the University of British Columbia, his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He did his postdoctoral fellowship at NASA GSFC in Greenbelt, Maryland. He's currently a researcher at the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics in Tonantzintla, Puebla, Mexico. His research involves observational studies of the interstellar medium, using radio telescopes, including the Large Millimeter Telescope "LMT". The LMT is a world-class radio telescope and is the largest scientific project in Mexico. The LMT is technologically advanced, permitting it to observe the much of the universe, thereby expanding the frontiers of science.

Topic: Amateur radio telescopes.

Abstract: Dr. Wall will be speaking about his volunteer work with the Okanagan Centre and the Sunshine Coast Centre in regards to their development of amateur radio telescopes. He will also be giving us an idea how he can help our centre do the same.

About our Events:

All RASC lectures and observing events are open to the public, family friendly, and there is no charge for admission. Our organization is run entirely by volunteers who love astronomy and astrophysics. Whether you're a complete beginner, a seasoned astronomer, or you hope to work for NASA some day, anyone fascinated by space exploration is welcome and will enjoy our events