Paul's Main Contact Page
Contact was conceived by Jim Funaro in 1979, and the first formal conference was held in 1983. Almost two dozen more events have followed. This is a semiofficial archive, intended to display photos, schedules, and other material from each of these events, plus relevant web links.
Contact is listed in Wikipedia.
Jim Funaro's personal account:
1983 ProgramHere's the official speaker's list.
1983 Speakers List
Here's the official poster from Contact II, held in Santa Cruz in May of 1984.
These are scans of the program from Contact II. The GIFs include the original advertisments and everything.
1984 Program PagesThis is the official speaker's list.
1984 Speakers List
Scans of the program handout from Contact IV, held in Rancho Cordova, CA.
1987 Program Pages
Program handout from Contact V, also in Rancho Cordova.
1988 Program Pages
Contact IX, held in Palo Alto, CA.
1992 Program Pages
Here are John Bray's SimSETI project records, also from Contact IX.
Analog & grants
Contact X, in 1993, held in Santa Clara, CA.
1993 Program Pages
Contact XI, in 1994, also in Santa Clara.
1994 Program Pages
Contact XII, in 1995, held in Milpitas, Ca.
1995 Program Pages
Contact XIII, in 1996, also in Milpitas, Ca.
1996 Program Pages
Scans from Contact XIV, in 1997, held in Sunnyvale, Ca.
1997 Program Pages
Program handout from Contact XV, back in in Santa Clara .
1998 Program Pages
Here are Bruce Damer's photos from Contact XVII, held in 2000.
Contact 17 photos
Here's a very special photo from Contact XVIII, held in 2001.
A conversation with Clarke
This is the basic program data from several conferences. There are no 'original' web pages going back to 1992, for obvious reasons. Many of these documents were first posted on the Cabrillo College server in 1998.
|Contact 92||Contact 93||Contact 94|
|Contact 95||Contact 96||Contact 97|
|Contact 98||Contact 99|
Contributions of personal photographs and mementos are welcome. Obviously, they need to be scanned or otherwise in web-presentable form. (If needed, I can handle that part.) Paul Carlson may be reached via, cuebon /at/ aol /dot/ com
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