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Schedule

Wednesday, July 17th 2024

8:30 AM – ASTRONOMICAL LEAGUE GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING
4:30 PM – DINNER available at hotel
6:00 PM – Coach leaves for GOTTLIEB PLANETARIUM AT UNION STATION
9:00 PM – Coach returns to DoubleTree


Thursday, July 18th 2024

8:00 AM – BUFFET BREAKFAST
9:00 AM – OPENING REMARKS Carroll Iorg
10:00 AM – BREAK
10:30 AM – TOPIC Allison Kirkpatrick
11:30 AM – TOPIC Jen Winter
12:30 PM – BUFFET LUNCH
1:30 PM – NEW METHODS FOR MEASURING THE FUNDAMENTAL PROPERTIES OF STARS AND EXOPLANETS – Keivan Stassun
2:30 PM – TOPIC Ryan Maderak
3:30 PM – BREAK
4:00 PM – TOPIC Robert Reeves
5:00 PM – DINNER available at hotel
6:00 PM – Coach leaves for LINDA HALL LIBRARY, David Levy Presentation and Rare Books Room
9:00 PM – Coach returns to DoubleTree


Friday, July 19th 2024

8:00 AM – BUFFET BREAKFAST
9:00 AM – EXPLORING SPACE WITH HAM RADIO – Mitch Cloud and Jena Dunham
10:00 AM – BREAK
10:30 AM – PRESIDENT’S PANEL
11:30 AM – TOPIC Ryan Goodson
12:30 PM – BUFFET LUNCH book signing, David Levy
1:30 PM – AL YOUTH AWARDS
2:30 PM – AL BUSINESS MEETING
3:30 PM – AL OBSERVING AWARDS COORDINATION MEETING committee only
3:30 PM – Scott Harrington
4:30 PM – Coach leaves for STAR-B-Q at Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
7:30 PM – Coach leaves for POWELL OBSERVATORY, TOPIC Rachel Cionitti and Stargazing
10:00 PM – Coach returns to DoubleTree


Saturday, July 20th 2024

8:00 AM – BUFFET BREAKFAST
9:00 AM – ARTEMIS MISSION – Garrett Parkins
10:00 AM – BREAK
10:30 AM – TOPIC Bill Wren
11:30 AM – TOPIC Tim Russ
12:30 PM – BUFFET LUNCH autograph session, Tim Russ
1:30 PM – TOPIC David McCalllie
2:30 PM – TOPIC Stuart Riley
3:30 PM – BREAK
4:00 PM – Collimation Workshop – Dave Walden
5:00 PM – AWARDS BANQUET Waldo Jazz Collective: Keynote Speaker, Stephon Alexander