The Ventura County Astronomical Society presents the 54th annual convention of the Astronomical League, the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, American Association of Variable Star Observers, International Occultation Timing Association, the American Association of Amateur Astronomers, International Dark Sky Association, Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute, and the Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers for the first major astronomy conference of the 2000's.
Astrocon 2000 will bring together astronomy groups and individuals that have never met together before. You do not need to be a member of any of the participating organizations to register and attend the conference. The schedule includes many lectures, workshops, and field trips, such as tours of Mt. Wilson and JPL. (SJAA's Don Machholz will speak on "Fifty Years of Comets.")
The conference is held at the Holiday Inn Ventura Beach Resort. More information and registration is available at the VCAS web site www.vcas.org/astrocon and by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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