ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee

Contact Information for those calling in.

* Call date: 2016-10-07 2:00 pm EDT or 18:00 UT (Friday (Saturday in Taipei))
  • Duration: 1 hr
    * USA Number: 1-866-692-3582
  • Passcode: 6887224#
  • Leaders: K. Oberg, P. Jewell, A. Wootten
  • CV Room: AR office

  • Attendees:



  1. Old Business
    • Notes from previous meeting:
  2. New Business under Discussion.

Discussion Items

  1. NAASC
    • Cycle 4 proposal outcomes discussed in document on the portal
      • Cycle 3 concluded 30Sept; Cycle 4 commenced.
      • Good success with PI submission of the Scheduling Blocks BY September 15, 2016, at 15h00 UT.
    • Charges to ASAC Oct 2016 were attached to August telecon.
      • ASAC suggestions for plots/documents for standing ASAC standing charges
        • Agenda for ASAC meeting
        • Link to EDM for access to ASAC presentations.
        • Please note Charge 5 discussion
          • feedback from different regions on help desk (as discussed during regional SACs)
          • feedback from different regions on ARC-JAO interaction (as discussed during regional SACs)
          • feedback from ARCs on phaseII process (as discussed during regional SACs)
    • Cycle 3 progress update
    • Meeting updates:
    • Look forward to Cycle 5
  2. ALMA Development
    • Development update.
      • Cycle 5 calls beginning October 10
      • See presentations from ALMA Development Workshop 24-25 August 2016
      • See eNews for links to Development Workshop presentations in Europe and East Asia as well.
  3. Half a Decade of ALMA: Cosmic Dawns Transformed, an international ALMA Workshop
    • Thanks for joining us for an exciting look at ALMA science at the close of its 5th observing year.
  4. Press Releases
  5. ALMA Papers (choose ALMA)

Events of Interest

Jul 18 2016
Start of Cycle 3 Configuration C40-5 observing
Aug 22 2016
Beginning of Cycle 3 Configuration C40-6 observing
Aug 24-25 2016
ALMA Future Science Development Workshop
Sep 15 2016
DEADLINE for Cycle 4 SB submission
Sep 20-23 2016
Half a Decade of ALMA: Cosmic Dawns Transformed
Indian Wells, CA
Sep 30 2016
Completion of Cycle 3 Observing
Oct 2016
Start of Cycle 4 Configuration C40-6 observing
Oct 17-18 2016
ASAC meeting

See also google calendars:
  1. ALMA Science Meetings
  2. ALMA Training Events

-- AlWootten - 2016-10-03
Topic attachments
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AsacF2f_Oct_2016Agenda.pdfpdf AsacF2f_Oct_2016Agenda.pdf manage 87 K 2016-10-03 - 12:01 AlWootten Agenda for ASAC meeting
Topic revision: r5 - 2016-10-07, AlWootten
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