eC5 (8 April 2020)

e-Conference Agenda
9 a.m. – Introductions
9:10 a.m. – “Galaxy Cruise at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan”: Kumino Usada (NAOJ)
9:35 a.m. – “The Lunar Caravan Project”: Julieta Aguilera Rodríguez (please note: this presentation was not live-streamed)
10:05 a.m. – “Dragonfly Mission to Titan”: Ken Brandt (Robeson, NC)
10:30 a.m. – The Record Shop, with Mike Smail (Adler Planetarium)
10:45 a.m. – Open Forum

Special Event: Advanced Zoom Presentations (2 April 2020)

Session 1 Syllabus:

  1. Introductions and session overview
  2. Overview of Zoom features
    • Input and output matrix
    • Streaming to…
  3. Overview of OBS and OBS VirtualCam
    • Main window
    • Creating scenes and using sources
    • Controlling transitions
  4. Examples of streaming programming
    • Stellarium
    • OpenSpace
    • Starry Night
    • Other computers and external capture
  5. Utilizing advanced Zoom features
    • Screen sharing
    • Annotations
    • Polling
  6. Open forum

eC3 (1 April 2020)

“Dome Dialogues” e-Conference #3. Originally aired April 1, 2020, with start time of noon EDT.

e-Conference Agenda:
1:35 — Introductions
6:22 — “Super Simple Graphics Design and Image Editing for the Planetarian,” Katherine Hunt (Ingram Planetarium)
27:30 — “Virtual Moon Phases: Lessons Learned…,” Brian Koehler (Treworgy Planetarium)
54:35 — “Mars Perseverance,” Ken Brandt (Robeson, NC)
1:16:50 — The Record Shop, with Mike Smail (Adler Planetarium)
1:30:28 — Pandemic Primo Podcast Party for’ya Planetarian, with Mary Holt (California Academy of Sciences)
1:38:15 — Open Forum

eC2 (25 March 2020)

e-Conference Agenda
1:39 — Introductions
6:31 — “‘Big Astronomy’ Update,” Renae Kerrigan, Shannon Schmoll, & Tiffany Stone Wolbrecht
29:17 — “Tips for Creating and Managing Student-run Programs in School Planetariums,” Steven Bradley (SUNY Oneonta)
48:20 — “Using Free Resources to Deliver Virtual Content,” Paulette Epstein (Michigan Science Center) 1:20:00 — “Mahatma Gandhi’s Writings on Astronomy,” Nandivada Rathnasree (Nehru Planetarium) 1:41:29 — Upcoming Streaming Event Announcements
1:50:47 — Open Forum

Inaugural e-Conference (20 March 2020)

e-Conference Agenda:
The inaugural “Dome Dialogues” e-Conference. Originally aired March 20, 2020, with start time of noon EDT.
0:00 — Introductions
6:20 — “Astronomy Slam,” Dayna Thompson (Ball State University)
32:26 — “IPS Update,” Mark SubbaRao (Adler Planetarium)
38:10 — Discussion Topic: Community Reaction to COVID-19
1:17:05 — Discussion Topic: Future of e-Conferences
1:25:40 — A Reading, by Andy Kreyche