2016 Schedule

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (Exact dates and times subject to change)

Session A:  Pro-Am Connection: Aug 22-24, 2016

Monday, Aug 22, 2016
9:00 am Welcome Greeting and Introductions
Jen Winter & Pam Shivak
Morning session 'Cloud Filter' Solar Image Processing Dr Alan Kiplinger
` Round Table Solar Imaging Technical Workshop Randy Shivak
12:00 pm Lunch and networking period ~
Afternoon session Solar Imaging - Gary Palmer
` Large Aperture Solar viewing - special tactics Fred Bruenjes
5:00 pm Organized activities end. ~

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016
9:00 am Welcome Greeting and Introductions
Pam Shivak
Morning session Solar Flares and the Kiplinger Effect Dr Alan Kiplinger
` Quantitative Solar Image Processing Fred Bruenjes & David Elmore
12:00 pm Lunch and networking period ~
Afternoon session Solar Polarimetry David Elmore
A closer look at the Sun Gary Palmer
Cleaning and care of your Daystar Jen Winter
` Special Tour of the DAYSTAR Spectroscopy Department Jen Winter
5:00 pm Organized activities end. ~

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016
9:00 am Welcome Greeting and Introductions
Pam Shivak
Morning session Citizen CATE Experiment Matt Penn, NSO
Eclipse Equipment Saga (The good, the bad and the ugly)
Fred Bruenjes & Jen Winter
12:00 pm Lunch and networking period ~

Session B:  Total Eclipse 2017 Forum: Aug 24, 2016

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016
9:00 am Welcome Greeting and Introductions
Jen Winter & Pam Shivak
Morning session Citizen CATE Experiment Matt Penn, NSO
Eclipse Equipment Saga (The good, the bad and the ugly)
Fred Bruenjes & Jen Winter
12:00 pm Lunch and networking period ~
Afternoon Session Eclipse Photography Fred Espenak
Eclipse Orchestrator Fred Bruenjes
` Organizing your 2017 Plans Dr. Mike Reynolds
5:00 pm Organized activities end.

Session C:  Observing and Outreach Solar Star Party: Aug 25-27, 2016

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016
9:00 am Welcome Greeting and Introductions
Pam Shivak
Today's Topic White Light, H alpha, and "other wavelengths" ~
Morning session Daystar Factory Tours (limited group size) ~
~ Super-sized solar outreach! Ken Stage
Solar Spectroscopy - What line is it anyway?  Jen Winter
12:00 pm Lunch and networking period ~
Afternoon session Spectroscopic Solar - A Nodding Mirror Spectrohelioscope Leonard Higgins
How a Daystar is Made Jen Winter
5:00 pm Dinner ~

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
9:00 am Welcome Greeting and Introductions
Pam Shivak
Today's Topic Solar Astronomy through the eyepiece
Morning session Astronomical League & A.L.P.O. Solar Observing Programs
Jackie Beucher & Dr. Mike Reynolds
~ Daystar Factory Tours (limited group size) ~
12:00 pm Lunch and networking period ~~
Afternoon session Daystar unique solar instruments demonstrations Fred Bruenjes & Jen Winter
` Solar Science for Educators that fits Common Core ~~
5:00 pm Dinner and Guest Speaker Michael Bakich
`~ Nighttime Astronomical Observing ~~

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016
9:00 am Welcome Greeting and Introductions
Pam Shivak
Today's Topic Outreach, Outreach, Outreach
Morning session Solar Phenomenon:  What to look for and at Jen Winter
~ Daystar Factory Tours (limited group size) ~
Reaching out with Social Media Pam Shivak
12:00 pm Lunch and networking period ~
Afternoon session Hands-on Solar workshops for educators Jackie Beucher
Educator / Outreach round table panel discusson on 2017 Everyone
3:00 pm Door Prizes ~
5:00 pm

Dinner and Intro to Observing the Night Sky

Jackie Beucher

~ Nighttime Astronomical Observing ~

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