Australian Institute of Physics

South Australian Branch

Annual General Meeting

6:30 for 7:00 pm Thursday November 20th 1997



Public Schools' Club

207 East Terrace

(former residence of W.H. and W.L. Bragg)


The Annual General Meeting will be followed by a dinner, during which:


Allan Lang

Editor of "The Southern Skeptics",

the newsletter of the Skeptics Society of S.A.,


will talk on the general theme of the need for skepticism:


Today, strange ideas can be spread more rapidly on the Internet,

and, in fact, 15% to 20% of people will agree with any crazy

proposal put forward. The philosophy of skeptics is to suspend

judgement until sufficient information is available.


Members partners and other interested persons are especially welcome

at the AGM dinner. Bookings are essential for the dinner and must be

made by 5:00 pm on Thursday November 13th with the AIP-SA secretary

or Ms Tanya Weir on (08) 8303 5996. The format for the evening will be:


        6:30 pm - 7:00 pm       Arrival:                 drinks
        7:00 pm - 7:30 pm       Annual General Meeting
        7:30 pm                 Dinner                   Soup
                                                         Main Course


The AIP will provide bottles of the Public Schools' Club house red and

white wines and carafes of orange juice for each table. The price of

the dinner is $25 per person.