My Organized events

This section outlines the events that I have arranged myself, or facilitated alongside other organisations.  This is not an exhaustive list.  Make sure to check out OTHER EVENTS for those events I was invited to participate in that were arranged by others.

2016

 

Researching the eclipse experience at the Sulawesi Eclipse Festival the day after the total solar eclipse. (c) 2016, Kate Russo

Researching the eclipse experience at the Sulawesi Eclipse Festival the day after the total solar eclipse. Open lectures, and then individual videos.  (c) 2016, Kate Russo

9 March 2016.  Research Workshop –  The total solar eclipse experience:  Exploring the indescribable.  Sulawesi Eclipse Festival, Palu, Indonesia.

 

e week in cairns

Eclipse Week in 2016 within the path of totality of the 2012 total eclipse in Far North Queensland – a chance to relive the magic.

15 February 2016.  Workshop – Turning your passion into a career.  The Cairns Institute, James Cook University, Cairns campus.

16 February 2016.  JCU Alumni Public Lecture – Reaching for the stars, one eclipse at a time.  James Cook University, Cairns campus.

17 February 2016.  Workshop – Planning the ultimate US road trip for the 2017 total solar eclipse. Night Sky Secrets, The Pier, Cairns.

18 February 2016.   Lecture – The wonder of Totality and the Dome Experience.  Outside Night Sky Secrets, The Pier, Cairns.

19 February 2016.  Informal social evening – Eclipse Reunited:  A social gathering to relive the magic of 2012. Allessandro’s Restaurant, Lake Placid.

 

 

2015

 

The beautiful Faroe Islands. (c) 2015, Kate Russo

The beautiful Faroe Islands. (c) 2015, Kate Russo

18 March 2015.  Media Panel.  The total solar eclipse briefing 1.  Visit Faroe Islands official media panel, Nordic House, Torshavn, Faroe Islands.

19 March 2015.  Media Panel.  The total solar eclipse briefing 2.  Visit Faroe Islands official media panel, Nordic House, Torshavn, Faroe Islands.

19 March 2015.  Lecture – Pre-eclipse briefing:  What to expect tomorrow:  events, entertainment, and weather.  The Independent Traveller tour group, Faroe Islands.

20 March 2015.  Lecture – Pre-eclipse morning briefing:  Celebrating the total eclipse together – international tourists and the whole community of Eidi.  Eidi Skuli Hall, Faroe Islands.

20 March 2015.  Informal discussion – Post eclipse celebration and sharing of stories. Independent Traveller tour group, Hafnia Hotel, Faroe Islands.

20 March 2015.  Lecture – After the total solar eclipse.  Formal dinner, Independent Traveller tour group, Hafnia Hotel, Faroe Islands.

 

The Astor, Cruise & Maritime Voyages

The Astor, Cruise & Maritime Voyages

Nov – Dec 2015   Writers Workshops – Groups for short story writers, memoir writers and book writers. Held every second day during the second part the cruise from Panama to Sydney.  The Astor, Cruise & Maritime Voyages.

 

2014

 

 

Working with tour leaders in the Faroe Islands, one year before the eclipse. (c) 2015, Kate Russo

Working with tour leaders in the Faroe Islands, one year before the eclipse. (c) 2015, Kate Russo

March 2014.  Workshop – Preparing your tour guides for the total solar eclipse of 2015 in the Faroe Islands.  Greengate Incoming, Hafnia Hotel, Faroe Islands.  

 

2013

 

(c) 2012, Paul McErlane

(c) 2012, Paul McErlane

7 February 2013.  Workshop – Becoming an author.  Campos Café, Brisbane.

8 February 2013.  Workshop – Becoming an author.  Bleeding Heart, Brisbane.

19 February 2013.  Book Launch – Brisbane Launch of Total Addiction:  The life of an Eclipse Chaser.   Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens, Brisbane.

21 March 2013.   Presentation – writing a book about your passion.  Townsville City Libraries, Townsville.

22 March 2013.  Workshop – Becoming an author.   Hinchinbrook Shire Library, Ingham.

24 March 2013     Meet & Greet, Willows Markets, Townsville.

 

2012

 

The ephoria of a book launch

(c) 2012, Paul McErlane

15 September 2012.  Book Launch – Belfast Book Launch Party for Total Addiction:  The Life of an Eclipse Chaser.  Including film, presentation and informal talks.   Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast.

19 September 2012.  Lecture and book signing – The Psychology of the total eclipse experience:  a Total Addiction.      Irish Astronomical Association (IAA) meeting, Queen’s University Belfast.

23 October 2012.  Public Lecture and Book Launch  – Eclipse Series Lecture 1:  Prepare to be amazed.   James Cook University,  Cairns.

26 October 2012.  Meet & Greet – Everything you want to know about the total solar eclipse.   Plan B Cafe, Cairns.

27 October 2012.  Meet & Greet – Everything you want to know about the total solar eclipse. Rusty’s Markets, Cairns.

3 November 2012. Meet & Greet – Everything you want to know about the total solar eclipse.  Rusty’s Markets, Cairns.

5 November 2012.  Public Lecture – The total solar eclipse:  How to prepare.  Gilroy College, Ingham.

11 November 2012.  Book signing – Total Addiction:  The life of an Eclipse Chaser. Harrison’s Restaurant, Port Douglas.

27 November 2012.  Public Lecture – Eclipse series 2:  The total solar eclipse in Far North Queensland.   James Cook University, Cairns.