Re: Cancelled: East Coast Conference on Astronomical Imaging
- Time to update the we site. I was just about to make flight
reservations.. It is to bad.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jim Misti" <jmisti@...> wrote:
> We regret that we must inform you of the cancellation of the
> East Coast Conference on Astronomical Imaging on September
> 28 to 30, 2007.
> The number of attendees who have signed up so far, in conjunction
> with our projections of future signups, would not result in a
> sufficient audience size to be fair to the conference speakers
> and exhibitors, given the amount of time and effort they will
> have expended in preparation for the conference.
> Since one of the benefits of this type of gathering is the time
> spent in the company of other enthusiasts with varying levels of
> experience, we also believe conducting the conference with the
> projected number of attendees would be unfair to the attendees
> as well.
> We apologize for any inconvenience we may have caused, but
> firmly believe that cancelling the conference is the best
> course of action.
> We have already contacted all of our speakers, exhibitors,
> and the folks who had registered as attendees (who received full
> refunds). In fact, we had delayed making a more public
> announcement until we were sure all the folks directly affected
> had been notified.
> For those looking for a similar event, we can wholeheartedly
> recommend the Advanced Imaging Conference, scheduled for this
> year on October 26-28 in San Jose, California:
> If you prefer something on the East Coast of the U.S., there is
> an excellent imaging conference in conjunction with the annual
> NEAF gathering in Suffern, New York. While this conference
> hasn't been scheduled as yet for 2008, the web site describing
> the 2007 event is http://www.rocklandastronomy.com/NEAIC/
> Jim Misti
> Steve Mazlin
> Bob Benamati