Provisional programme

Speakers

Dr Rob Adam, Director SKA Dave Blane, ASSA (@DaveTheblanes)
Dr Katherine Blundell, Oxford, Global Jet Watch project (@Prof_Katherine) Dr Sarah Blyth, UCT
Tim Cooper, ASSA Jose de Silva, ASSA
Clyde Foster, ASSA Dr Ian Glass, ASSA/SAAO
Kevin Govender, IAU-OAD (@govender) Percy Jacobs, ASSA
Dr Stella Kafka, Director AAVSO Dr Christopher Kyba, German Research Center for Geosciences (@skyglowberlin)
Dr Vanessa McBride, IAU-OAD (@AstronoVee) Berto Monard, ASSA
Johan Moolman, ASSA Eddy Nijeboer, ASSA
Case Rijsdijk, ASSA Dr Amanda Sickafoose, SAAO (@aasickafoose)
Auke Slotegraaf, Centre for Astronomical Heritage/ASSA (@auke_s) Maciej Soltynski, ASSA
Magda Streicher, ASSA Dr Petri Väisänen, Director SAAO
Andre van Staden, ASSA

Friday, 9 March 2018

10:00 – 11:00 Registration/tea
11:00 – 12:30 Session 1 (Chair: C. Rijsdijk)
11:00 – 11:10 Welcome
11:15 – 11:30 Official Opening Dr Petri Vaisanen, SAAO Director
11:30 – 12:30 Opening Address by Dr Rob Adam, Dir. SKA SA
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Session 2
15:00 – 15:30 Tea
15:30 – 17:00 Session 3
19:00 Symposium Dinner – Buffet in the SAAO Auditorium

Saturday, 10 March

09:00 – 10:30 Session 4
10:30 –11:00 Tea
11:00 –12:30 Session 5
12:30 –13:30 Lunch
13:30 –15:00 Session 6
15:00 –15:30 Tea
15:30 –17:00 Session 7
Group photograph
t.b.d. Visit to the Iziko Planetarium

Sunday 11 March

09:00 – 10:30 Session 8
10:30 –11:00 Tea
11:00 –12:30 Session 9
12:30 –13:00 Closing
13:00 Lunch