The Minnesota Astronomical Society is proud to announce they are hosting the 2018 Astronomical League Convention (ALCON 2018) from July 11th to July 14th, 2018. They have started gathering a great line-up of speakers. Notable speakers who have already accepted their invitation include:
- Dr. Pamela Gay – Co-Host of the “Astronomy Cast” podcast and the Director of Technology and Citizen Science for the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
- Bob Berman – Astronomer, author and “Strange Universe” columnist for Astronomy Magazine
- Dr. Phil Plait – a.k.a. the “Bad Astronomer” is an astronomer, writer and blogger
- Bob King – Known as AstroBob, he is an amateur astronomer, writer, educator and photographer
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