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Annual Conference

26 miles across the sea

ASTC Annual Conference-goers have an opportunity to visit Santa Catalina Island, 26 miles offshore from Long Beach, California, on a full-day post-conference tour, October 17. Southern California’s eight Channel Islands, located off the coast between Santa Barbara and San Diego, are home to rich biodiversity. Nearly 90 percent of the 75-square-mile land mass, created when tectonic plates... Read More

Starry-eyed in Pasadena

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA’s research center at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, will open its doors to ASTC Annual Conference-goers on October 12. JPL’s “Explore Space!” tour will follow the lifecycle of a scientific mission from concept to assembly, test, and operations. Along the way, participants will have the opportunity to visit key... Read More

ASTC 2007: Lights, camera, action!

The California Science Center, Los Angeles, will host the 2007 ASTC Annual Conference, October 13-16. With the recent completion of its new Wallis Annenberg Building for Science Learning and Innovation, the center is poised to share the story of how its vision is becoming reality—and to inspire colleagues from around the world. The Big Lab,... Read More

Science meets art in LA

ASTC Annual Conference-goers will have a chance to get an inside view of the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) during a preconference tour, Friday, October 12. GCI is part of the 110-acre, hilltop Getty Center campus in western Los Angeles that also houses the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Leadership Institute,... Read More