Speaker Requests

The Astronomy Program can provide speakers for your school or organization depending on the availability of our personnel. Submissions should be no less than two weeks before your requested date, but no more than three months. Please note that we cannot guarantee that a volunteer can be found for your event. See also: School Field Trips and Public Viewing on UT Campus Telescopes

Email Lara Eakins with your request and include the following information:

Dates and times

Venue location and type: e.g. school, club, organization

Grade level of audience for school groups

Approximate anticipated size of audience

Type of visit: Speaker only, telescope only, speaker and telescope, career day booth, etc.

Facilities for speaker: Computer projector, microphone (depending on venue size), table for career days, etc.

For speakers: Desired astronomy subject area, if applicable (e.g. solar system, exoplanets, galaxies, etc.)