July 7: Potpourri Night

*** Due to construction we will meet in room SE2074  (just down the hall) ***

Potpourri meetings feature a series of short presentations on various astronomy and space topics given by members of the Mississauga Centre. The meeting is open to the public and is free. The meeting will be held from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. at The University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus, in lecture hall SE2074 in the William Davis Building.

Host: John Marchese

Presentations:

Leslie Strike: Report on the 2017 GA in Ottawa

Francois van Heerden: Astro-video, Mallincams and Public Outreach.
(Francois is an accomplished public speaker, who comes to us from the RASC Toronto centre. In this talk he will show us that, when it comes to public outreach, the Mallincam is in fact “ready for prime time”. His talk will be followed-up with a live demo at an upcoming star party at Riverwood.)

** Break **

Randy Attwood: Spacefest – Report on the Recent Spacefest VIII Conference in Tucson https://www.spacefest.info/

Jeff Booth: The Sky this Month

Enter off of Mississauga Road. Park in lot 4 or in the parkade across from the fitness centre south of the Davis Building. Enter through the Fitness centre, walk up the stairs until you reach the main corridor then turn right. (If you need an elevator, follow the corridor to the right of the stairs, then go up to the main floor). Look for the Mississauga Centre sign in front of the lecture room.

After the meeting, join us at at a local watering hole (location announced during the meeting) for more fun!

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