Robert Conrad

Robert Conrad is a learning and development consultant with PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) and has 20 years of experience as a course designer and facilitator. Robert’s professional understanding of how people learn is the foundation for his course in observational astronomy, his longtime passion. The observational astronomy course was developed over eighteen months, piloted at Whistler Public Library with great success. Robert has been featured in the Whistler Pique newspaper or his unique approach to integrating his expertise in learning and development and performance support with observational astronomy. Robert maintains the Whistler Astronomy Club Facebook Group, which has grown from less than 10 members to almost 500. He adds educational and upcoming sky event posts to the Facebook page multiple times a week, to benefit anyone who visits.

Previously taught:

  • The Art and Science of Observational Astronomy   LIB126
  • The Night Sky in Your Computer: Astronomy Software   LIB144

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