34th Annual Central
Saturday, April 5, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Franklin & Marshall College
Bonchek Auditorium, LSP Building
Franklin & Marshall College will be hosting the 34th Annual Central
Pennsylvania Consortium Astronomers' Meeting on Saturday, April 5,
2014. We welcome contributions from students and faculty alike on
topics in astronomy, astrophysics, and astronomy education. The
conference will be hosted in the Bonchek Auditorium in the
LSP Building on the F&M campus.
Schedule of Events
Conference Poster (PDF)
The 2014 conference organizers are:
- Fronefield Crawford (F&M) (chair)
- Emma Handzo (F&M) (F&M)
- Lynn Johnson (F&M) (secretary)
Questions can directed to Lynn Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our keynote speaker for the conference is
Professor Niel Brandt from Penn State University.
"A Good Hard Look at Growing Supermassive Black Holes in the
Prof. Niel Brandt
Distinguished Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Penn State University
You can register for the conference by going to our registration
link and filling out the web form. There is no registration fee,
and all students, postdocs and faculty are welcome to attend.
The deadline for registration is Monday, March 17.
Directions and Contact Information
- Wireless network access will be available for attendees
during the conference.
Instructions on how to access the wireless network
will be provided when you arrive on campus.
- Lunch will be served. Be sure to let us know of any
allergies etc. when filling out the registration form.
From Route 30, take the Harrisburg Pike exit and head east on
Harrisburg Pike (this is a left turn from the off ramp if you are
coming from the east, and a right turn from the off ramp if you are
coming from the west). Travel a little over a mile on Harrisburg Pike
until you see the Iron Hill Brewery at a traffic light. At the
traffic light make a right turn into Williamson Parking Lot. The
LSP Building's front entrance
directly abuts the parking lot and is on the right as you drive into the
parking lot from the street.
Here is a map
showing the location of the entrance of Williamson Parking Lot on
Here is a campus
map showing the location of LSP (#8 on the map). The
Williamson Parking Lot is indicated with a "P" just above the
football field (which is #60 on the map).
For additional information, please contact Lynn Johnson at
email@example.com or 717-291-4136.
Here are some
photos from the conference.