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john.obyrne at sydney.edu.au
Mon Apr 14 22:07:30 AEST 2014
As previously announced (see below) there will be a Decadal Plan Town Hall meeting
of Working Group 3.2 - Education, Training and Careers at ICRAR-Curtin on
Tuesday, 15th April from 10am to 1pm (WA time) - i.e. 12 to 3pm (AEST).
For those wishing to remotely join in the conversation tomorrow, please send an email to
curtin.icrar at gmail.com with your gmail account details. We will make the meeting live through Google Hangout.
Andrew Walsh <andrew.walsh at curtin.edu.au>
On 8/04/2014 2:43 pm, "Andrew Walsh" <andrew.walsh at curtin.edu.au> wrote:
> Hi all,
> This is to let you know that next week, there will be a Decadal Plan
> Town Hall meeting of Working Group 3.2 - Education, Training and Careers.
> This will happen on Tuesday, 15th April from 10am to 1pm.
> The location is the Board and Seminar Rooms in Building 610 at
> ICRAR-Curtin. We hope to make available video conferencing facilities.
> Please let me know if you would like details for this.
> *Working Group 3.2 is concerned with Education, Outreach and Careers* -
> key aspects of our science that engage a wide range of participants,
> well beyond the professional astronomy community. We are seeking your
> input to understand how best to promote astronomical education in
> schools, in the public, and in training new generations of professional
> All are welcome to participate in this meeting.
> We will distribute more information prior to the meeting. For now, we
> summarise below the recommendations made in the Œ2006 2015 Decadal
> Plan for Australian Astronomy¹ and 2011' Mid-Term Review¹ and we would
> like your feedback on whether you have seen these goals achieved or not
> Professional astronomers need to work more closely with public
> facilities (like planetaria, observatories, museums and science
> discovery centre¹s) and amateur groups to:
> 1. Assist with the delivery of programs that target school students
> and teachers;
> 2. Assist with the delivery of programs that target under-served
> groups, such as those living in outer metropolitan, regional and
> remote areas; Indigenous communities; people for whom English is
> a second language; and people who are disabled or have limited
> 3. Raise awareness among young people of opportunities in science
> and research; and
> 4. Promote science and astronomy to a wider audience.
> What should our new goals be?
> We look forward to your input.
> *We would also welcome written feedback(submitted to amanda.bauer @
> aao.gov.au <http://aao.gov.au/>), whether you attend a meeting or not.*
> Later. Andrew xxx
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