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ASP2021: A Virtual Conference

ASP2021: A Virtual Conference
Preliminary Schedule

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    1:55 PM - 2:45 PM: Concurrent Session 7D: 1:55 pm PST (4:55 pm EST) - Oral Presentations
    State of Amateur Astronomy 2021
    Conference Strand: Doing Public Engagement in Informal Settings
    Vivian White, Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    Debbie Siegel, Institute for Learning Innovation
    Abstract of Session/Presentation: In September 2021, more than 900 amateur astronomers from around the globe responded to a comprehensive survey of their astronomy and public engagement interests, as well as the changes that the pandemic has caused in their clubs. Hear initial results about future needs and directions for astronomy club engagement, as well as new projects planned for the coming years for the eclipses and beyond.