This year's talks feature S&T's own Tony Flanders and Alan MacRobert. They'll be speaking about Astronomy and Culture: Past, Present, and Future and Planets Throughout the Cosmos: What We Know So Far, respectively. The list of fantastic speakers also includes former S&T editor in chief Rick Fienberg, who will present The New Era of Professional-Amateur Collaboration in Astronomy.
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Astrophotographers may want to check out the 8th annual Northeast Astro Imaging Conference, held at the Crowne Plaza Conference Center in Suffern on April 18-19. The event features lectures from some of the biggest names in astro-imaging revealing their tricks and techniques.