Preliminary programme

To help you plan your trip to Parkes, here is the preliminary programme for NACAA 2020.

Friday April 10

  • Variable Stars South Symposium 6 (all day)
  • PixInsight Introduction (all day workshop)
  • Welcome Reception (evening)

Saturday April 11

  • Welcome and Keynote Address (9AM)
  • Technical Sessions (11AM)
  • Occultation Observing 101, 2020 style (11AM workshop)
  • Technical Sessions (1:30PM)
  • Occultation Observing 101, 2020 style (1:30PM workshop)
  • Technical Sessions (3:30PM)
  • Convention Dinner (evening)

Sunday April 12

  • Technical Sessions (all day)
  • Photometric Analysis of Contact Binary Stars (all day workshop)
  • Convention BBQ and awards (evening)

Monday April 13

  • Fourteenth Trans-Tasman Symposium on Occultations (all day)
  • The PACA Project: Ecology of Citizen Science in Astronomy (half-day morning)
  • PixInsight: More Advanced Topics (all day workshop)

At this stage, we don't expect this schedule to change. Further events and the details of the workshops and technical sessions will be announced closer to the convention. If you haven't already done so, please register your contact details with NACAA to receive our announcements.

The Call for Speakers and Posters will occur late in 2019.