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  • Randy Nulman
    Dec 3, 2005
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      Agreed about his "family picture album" <G>....

      Randy Nulman


      --- In ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com, "Dave Bailey" <dcbailey@q...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Yeah, I start to giggle now just seeing his name, before I know
      what the
      > message is.
      > I lost his picture book of him and his extended family, I needed
      that to
      > show my family his real picture <G>.
      > Dave Bailey
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Randy Nulman" <rj.nulman@v...>
      > To: <ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, December 02, 2005 4:56 PM
      > Subject: [ccd-newastro] Re: The Advanced Imaging Conference - and
      the East
      > Coast Conference on Astronom
      >
      >
      > > Wayne,
      > >
      > > As you know, I consider you seriously "funny" and "sick" at the
      same
      > > time <G>! This was another one of your funny posts and really
      made
      > > my day!!....Also saw Steve's response, which was equally
      appropriate
      > > to this.
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > > Randy Nulman
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com, "Wayne Cooper"
      <coopersx@c...>
      > > wrote:
      > >>
      > >> Please select the link below to view my question concerning the
      > > AIC
      > >> East:
      > >>
      > >> http://wayne-cooper.com/photo_gallery37.htm
      > >>
      > >> Sincerely, Wayne
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> --- In ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com, "galaxyimages1"
      > > <smandel@m...>
      > >> wrote:
      > >> >
      > >> > Warren:
      > >> >
      > >> > Read the whole announcement - there is going to be an East
      Coast
      > >> version.
      > >> >
      > >> > As to a poll - problem is, the guys who are willing to work on
      > >> this,
      > >> > all of us below, want to do so near where we live. We have
      > >> families,
      > >> > day jobs, etc. that would make it difficult to put these on
      in a
      > >> > location that is more than driving distance from us - in San
      > > Jose
      > >> or
      > >> > Philly. Unless of course, you want to send us a chartered jet
      > > to
      > >> get
      > >> > around in. ;-))
      > >> >
      > >> > Steve
      > >> >
      > >> >
      > >> >
      > >> > --- In ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com, "Warren A. Keller"
      > >> <warhen@z...>
      > >> > wrote:
      > >> > >
      > >> > > Dear Guys,
      > >> > > It's not within my means to travel to the left
      > > coast.
      > >> I'm
      > >> > > a drivable 5 hours from NYC. I was able to do Ron's workshop
      > > at
      > >> > > NEAF, but would love an AIC-type conference in the east. I
      > > wish
      > >> you
      > >> > > could have put out a poll on a few lists to see how many
      > > midwest
      > >> to
      > >> > > right coasters there are that would have been interested.
      > >> > >
      > >> > > Truly,
      > >> > > Warren A. Keller
      > >> > >
      > >> > > --- In ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com, "Steve Mandel"
      > >> <smandel@m...>
      > >> > > wrote:
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Joint Announcement:
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > The Advanced Imaging Conference and the East Coast
      > > Conference
      > >> on
      > >> > > > Astronomical Imaging
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > With a well attended and highly successful Advanced
      Imaging
      > >> > > Conference just
      > >> > > > a few weeks behind us, we are pleased to announce that the
      > >> > > Advanced Imaging
      > >> > > > Conference will again be held in San Jose on November 10-
      12,
      > >> 2006.
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > We wanted to make this announcement now because there had
      > > been
      > >> > > tentative
      > >> > > > discussions about possibly alternating this conference
      > > between
      > >> the
      > >> > > West
      > >> > > > Coast and East Coast of the U.S. on an annual basis.
      Three
      > >> > > members of this
      > >> > > > year's committee had, in fact, begun plans to conduct an
      > > East
      > >> > > Coast imaging
      > >> > > > conference earlier this year. After comparing notes, they
      > >> decided
      > >> > > to join
      > >> > > > forces with us, with the idea of the annually alternating
      > >> > > locations.
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > At the conclusion of this year's conference, and with a
      lot
      > > of
      > >> > > thoughtful
      > >> > > > deliberations transpiring, it now seems to all of us that
      a
      > >> better
      > >> > > plan
      > >> > > > would be to continue to have the Advanced Imaging
      Conference
      > >> on
      > >> > > the West
      > >> > > > Coast each year. In addition, the original East Coast
      > >> organizers
      > >> > > have
      > >> > > > separated from the combined group and will conduct an
      annual
      > >> > > conference
      > >> > > > there, the East Coast Conference on Astronomical Imaging.
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Many considerations come into play, but simple logistics
      > > turns
      > >> out
      > >> > > to be
      > >> > > > paramount in this decision. For one thing, despite the
      > >> > > conveniences of
      > >> > > > modern electronic communications, there is no good
      > > substitute
      > >> for
      > >> > > having the
      > >> > > > organizing committee members able to meet face-to-face
      often
      > >> to
      > >> > > make plans
      > >> > > > and discuss options. More importantly, upon careful
      review
      > > of
      > >> the
      > >> > > > geographic locations of most attendees, it is now apparent
      > >> that
      > >> > > most of the
      > >> > > > AIC attendees have been from the West Coast. It is likely
      > >> that
      > >> > > many of
      > >> > > > these attendees would not be able to attend an East Coast
      > >> > > Conference, and
      > >> > > > conversely there are many East Coast imagers who have been
      > >> unable
      > >> > > to attend
      > >> > > > the West Coast conference, but would be able to attend one
      > > on
      > >> the
      > >> > > East
      > >> > > > Coast.
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > To recap our plans there will be two conferences -
      Advanced
      > >> Imaging
      > >> > > > Conference on the West Coast, in San Jose on November 10-
      12,
      > >> and
      > >> > > the East
      > >> > > > Coast Conference on Astronomical Imaging, in Philadelphia
      on
      > >> > > August 11-13,
      > >> > > > in 2006. Both conferences are going to be great!
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > The organizing committee of the Advanced Imaging
      Conference
      > >> will
      > >> > > continue to
      > >> > > > conduct the conference on the West Coast. The three East
      > >> Coast
      > >> > > members will
      > >> > > > form their own separate conference committee and conduct
      the
      > >> East
      > >> > > Coast
      > >> > > > Conference on Astronomical Imaging. Registration
      > > information
      > >> will
      > >> > > be
      > >> > > > announced in plenty of time for attendees to make travel
      > > plans
      > >> for
      > >> > > both
      > >> > > > conferences.
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Both committees appreciate your support and participation.
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Advanced Imaging Conference
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > -------------
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Steve Mandel
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Ken Crawford
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Russ Croman
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Keith Allred
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Brian Lula
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > East Coast Conference on Astronomical Imaging
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > --------------------
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Bob Benamati
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Steve Mazlin
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Jim Misti
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >> > > >
      > >> > >
      > >> >
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