Special Events

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

Website Link: ALCON 2018
Brochure Link: PDF of ALCON 2018 Brochure

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