ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee

ALMA; ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Telecon meeting Jul 14, 2011

AOS Winter

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Contact Information for those calling in.

  • Call date: 2011-07-14 02:00 pm EDT or 18:00 UT (Thursday)
  • Duration: 1 hr
    * USA Number: 1-888-989-3306
  • Outside USA Number: +1 517 968 4643
  • Passcode: 2935920#
  • Leaders: A. Bolatto, C. Lonsdale

  • Attendees:
starred Fall 2011 ANASAC Meeting, Charlottesville, VA starred


  1. Old Business The enhanced Agenda from last meeting is available. Minutes from that telecon are available.

Discussion Items

  1. Report on ALMA progress at Chile (Wootten)
  2. Progress toward Early Science
  3. Proposal submission experience
  4. NAASC during Early Science
    • J. Hibbard will be attending f2f meeting of SciOpsIPT Aug 1-5. Will discuss changes for cycle 1 - would be useful to have input from ANASAC
  5. ASAC activities
  6. Astronomer Outreach:
    • Report on Taipei workshop (Shang)
    • NAASC ALMA-related workshop(s) in 2011 (+)
      • Meeting title: "Outflows, Winds and Jets: from Young Stars to Supermassive Black Holes"
      • Committees (SOC) NAASC: Lonsdale, Lacy, Brogan, Kimball; ANASAC: Neufeld, Padgett, Scott, Williams, Wilner; Taiwan: Hsien, Ho; GBT, EVLA, VLBA: Lockman, Chandler
        • Mar 3-6, 2012, Charlottesville
  7. Any Other Business
  8. Astronomer Outreach: JAO ALMA Webpages; ALMA Newsletters; ARC-maintained wiki of ALMA science meetings and training events; NRAO eNews; NAOJ News.

Science Corner

Events of Interest

Day Date Time Event location details
15-17 Aug 2011   Cycle 0 Panel Meetings Santiago  
28-29 Sept 2011   ANASAC Meeting NAASC  
30 Sept 2011   ES Commences JAO  
5-6 Oct 2011   ASAC f2f NAASC  
3-6 Mar 2012   Science Workshop NAASC  

Upcoming, very recent, or ongoing Meetings

Star Formation through Spectroimaging at High Angular Resolution June 20-24, 2011 Taipei

Sixth NAIC/NRAO School on Single Dish Radio Astronomy Jul 10 - 16, 2011 Green Bank, WV

The Milky Way in the Herschel Era: towards a Galaxy-scale view of the Star Formation Life-cycle Mon, September 19 Fri, September 23, Rome

Workshop on Astrochemistry: An Interstellar Heritage for Solar System Materials? Mon, December 5, 2011 Fri, December 9, 2011 Leiden

Cosmic Masers: From OH to Ho, IAU Symposium 287 January 29 - February 3 2012, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Winds, Outflows and Jets 2012 Sat, March 3, 2012 Tue, March 6, 2012 Charlottesville, Va -- AlWootten - 2011-07-06

Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ASAC_charges_October2011-3.pdfpdf ASAC_charges_October2011-3.pdf manage 79.5 K 2011-07-14 - 13:44 AlWootten Charges to the ASAC - November 2011
Science_-_June_2011.pdfpdf Science_-_June_2011.pdf manage 113.1 K 2011-07-13 - 11:09 AlWootten Science section of June Report, from R. Hills.
Topic revision: r7 - 2011-07-14, AlWootten

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