The BIS’ 80th Anniversary

THIS IS A PAST EVENT – HYPERLINKS AND FORMS HAVE BEEN REMOVED

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Date: 11-13 October 2013
Venue: Liverpool

Join us in celebrating the Society’s 80th Anniversary in its founding city, Liverpool – partners and friends welcome. Gather in the bar of Jury’s Inn on Friday 11th October at 18.30 for a ‘meet and greet’.

Official proceedings begin on Saturday morning with a schedule of talks from the President and Past-Presidents, Skylon update from Alan Bond and Reports on the Society’s current and future projects. The celebrations will continue with the Anniversary Dinner at the Jury’s Inn.

Saturday 12 October
A schedule of talks has been arranged in the Lecture Theatre at the World Museum (William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EN). Registration will commence at 10.00 followed by a welcome from the President at 10.35. During the lunch break there will be an opportunity to visit the 5 floors of the museum and the Space gallery on the 5th floor where you will find exhibits of rockets, telescopes, meteorites, Moon rock and interactive computer displays.

Anniversary Dinner
A dinner will be held at the Jury’s Inn Hotel with a Welcome drink at 19.00 and Dinner at 19.30. Tickets, at £45 per person, include the 3 course dinner and a half bottle of wine. Deadline for booking dinner tickets is 14.00 9th October. After this date please call 0207 735 3160.

Sunday 13th October
Take the opportunity to visit Spaceport (Seacombe, Wallasey, CH44 6QY) via the Mersey Ferry; visit 81 Dale Street, the first BIS office or take a walk around Liverpool.

Programme

Saturday 12th October
10.00 Registration & Coffee
10.35 Welcome by Alistair Scott, BIS President
Memories from Past-Presidents
10.40 Paul Thompson, President 1994-1997
10.55 Mark Hempsell, President 1997-2000
11.10 John Harlow, President 2000-2003 and 2006-2009
11.30 Bob Parkinson, President 2009-2012
11.45 Pam Reid, Daughter of Leslie Johnson, Founder Member and Honorary Secretary 1933
12.15 Lunch and Visit to Space Gallery
Future
14.00 Alistair Scott, President 2012-
14.15 Alan Bond – SKYLON – Shaping Tomorrow!
15.00 Tea
15.30 Richard Osborne – Future BIS Projects
16.15 Alistair Scott, President 2012-
16.30 Closing Remarks

Registration Fees
Members: £15     Non-Members: £25     Students: £10

To register please click here

THIS IS A PAST EVENT – HYPERLINKS AND FORMS HAVE BEEN REMOVED
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