I saw this on the EVAC mailing list and thought someone on AZ Observing or SAC might be interested. Enjoy and thanks Howard! AJ Crayon Phoenix, AZ ----- Original Message ----- From: Howard Israel To: EVACONLINE Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2009 9:30 PM Subject: [EVACONLINE] TAAA event Hi all, I'm not sure if anyone is aware of this so I am posting FYI. Howard ALCon 2010 to be Held in Tucson, AZ The Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, the International Dark-Sky Association, and the Astronomical League will be jointly hosting the annual convention of the League from June 24 until 26, 2010 at the Tucson Hilton East. We are planning for great speakers and exciting tours. The AL holds its annual awards banquet, and it presents major national awards during the conference. Among others, the National Young Astronomer Award will be presented. In addition, astronomy vendors from across the USA will display their latest products. We also expect leaders in IDA's dark sky movement to participate. Keith Schlottman, VP of TAAA, and Bob Gent, a past president of the Astronomical League, are the event's co-chairs. Please mark your calendars and stay tuned for additional updates. -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.