Education and Public Outreach (EPO) Committee

Chair:

  • Michael Reid (2014-2017), University of Toronto/Dunlap Institute

Members:

  • Julie Bolduc-Duval (2010-17) Discover the Universe/À la découverte de l’Univers
  • Jan Cami (2008-17) University of Western Ontario
  • Robert Cockcroft (2014-17) McMaster University
  • Paul Delaney (2016-19) York University
  • Sara Ellision (2014-17) University of Victoria
  • Phil Langill (2014-17) Rothney Astrophysical Observatory/UCalgary
  • Sharon Morsink (2016-19) University of Alberta
  • Lorne Nelson (2016-19) Bishop’s University
  • Magdalen Normandeau (2016-19) University of New Brunswick

ex-officio:

  • Leslie Sage

Board Representative:

  • Erik Rosolowsky, University of Alberta

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The @AstroCanada Twitter account is a shared Twitter account modeled after @Sweden. The keys to @AstroCanada are handed over to a different CASCA member each week so that person can share their work, observing trips, conferences, and their life as a Canadian astronomer.

Internal Committee Discussion

Mandate and terms of reference

The Education and Public Outreach committee (EPO) must serve to further the Society’s aspirations to educate and promote astronomy to the public. Hence the EPO will:

  1. Work on behalf of the CASCA Board as national advocate for the promotion of astronomy and its associated technology;
  2. Facilitate the exchange of information among sponsoring and participating astronomical facilities, organizations and agencies;
  3. Provide strategic guidance to the Board and the astronomical community;
  4. Be ready to respond to special requests from the CASCA Board;
  5. Provide a report of activities and issues once a year to the Board in advance of the CASCA AGM. The Board may request an interim report if the need arises. The report will include: current members and term, suggestions for new members and/or chair, brief report of activities, any issues, questions, recommendations or requested actions for the Board.

Archived reports:

Dec 2016
May 2016
May 2015
June 2014
December 2013
May 2013
Dec 2012
Jun 2012
Dec 2011
May 2011
May 2010
May 2009
May 2008
Dec 2007
June 2007
Nov 2006
May 2006
Nov 2005
May 2005
June 2004
June 1999
May 1998
June 1997

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