Third International Starlight Conference, 11 12 13 June 2012, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

11 12 13 June 2012, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

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Organizing committee

New Zealand

  • John Hearnshaw (University of Canterbury)
  • Glenda Lewis (organizer of Transit of Venus Forum 2012; formerly Royal Society NZ)
  • Margaret Austin (NZ Starlight working group chair; former chair of NZ Commission to UNESCO)
  • Sergei Gulyaev (Auckland University of Technology)
  • Alan Gilmore (Mt John University Observatory, University of Canterbury)
  • Karen Pollard (University Canterbury)
  • Steve Butler ( RASNZ, Dark Sky Group)
  • Marilyn Head (Wellington Astronomy Society)
  • Grant Christie (Auckland Astronomy Society and RASNZ)
  • Graeme Murray (Earth and Sky Ltd)
  • Rosalie Reilly (University of Canterbury)
  • John Cumberpatch (until recently DOC South Island manager)

International

  • Cipriano Marin (Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands, Spain; Coordinator of the Starlight Initiative; Vice-president of the Unesco Centre of the Canary Islands)
  • Alec Boksenberg (Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK)
  • Steve Owens (Dark Skies Parks initiative in UK)
  • David Welch (Dark Skies Advisory Group of IUCN, Canada)

 

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