Contact Information

  • 2006-October-4 14:30 UT
  • Duration: 1 hr
  • USA Toll Free Number: 877-874-1919
  • Toll Number: +1-203-320-9891
  • Passcode: 185064
  • Leader: Al Wootten

Old Business

  1. Agenda, Minutes: Agenda of September meeting.
Agenda of f2f meeting Agenda and Minutes of older telecons may be viewed at the ALMA EDM site Sitescape or more recently at the Board ASAC site.

New Business

AOS Interior Work Collection of AOS Pictures from Seiichi Sakamoto

  1. Project news/updates
  2. Board Communications
    • New Charges. The Board, in Kyoto, approved the revised charge for the next ASAC meeting as follows:
      • The ASAC is requested to consider the following topics, and to make recommendations to the Board that include your priority or time scale where your recommendations require expenditure of ALMA's fixed resources:
        • 1. Review the revised Commissioning and Science Verification Plan for ALMA. Aalto Blain Yamada
        • 2. Review the revised Calibration Plan for ALMA Team: Cernicharo Bally Kohno
        • 3. Review the existing work on developing complete descriptions of the ALMA observing modes (e.g. software, hardware etc.) and make recommendations as to their relative priority. Team: CWilson
        • 4. Any other matters that you want to bring to the Board's attention. Teams:
          • Computing: Turner
          • Ops/ARC: Testi Mundy Yamamoto
          • Time Allocation: Mundy Richer Yamamoto
    • Dates of Board Meetings 2006
  3. Science IPT Report (Wilson, Wootten, Kawabe)
  4. Outreach
  5. AOB
  6. Next Meeting 2006-Nov-1 14:30 UT suggested.

Science Corner:


Official JAO Calendar

Events of Interest

(see also Al's ALMA Biweekly Calendar)

Day Date Time (EST) Event location details
M We
Oct 9-11
All Day
WVR Workshop
Oct 11
Circulate Final Draft Report
We Th
Oct 11-12
Sci IPT f2f
Oct 25
Submit Report to Board
9-10 November 2006
all day
ALMA Board Meeting
13-17 November 2006
all day
ALMA Science Meeting

Upcoming Meetings

Fifth IRAM Millimeter Interferometry School October 2-6, 2006 Grenoble, France

Workshop on Measurement of Atmospheric Water Vapour: Theory, Techniques, Astronomical and Geodetic Applications October 9-11, 2006; Wettzell / Hoellenstein (Germany)

Workshop on Submillimeter and Far-Infrared Laboratory Spectroscopy in Support of Herschel, SOFIA, and ALMA October 19-20, 2006 Pasadena, CA

Science with the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) II November 13-17; Madrid, Spain

Molecular databases for Herschel, ALMA and SOFIA 4, 5 and 6 December 2006 Lorentz Centre, University of Leiden, the Netherlands

Fourth Chilean School of Astrophysics--Interferometry in the Epoch of ALMA and VLTI 4-8 December 2006, Santiago, Chile

Asian Radio Astronomy Winter School January 22-26, 2007 National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan

Astrophysical Masers and their Environments 2007 March 12-16, Alice Springs, Australia

50th anniversary of the founding of NRAO June17-21; Charlottesville, Virginia

See also NAASC listing

-- AlWootten - 03 Oct 2006
Topic revision: r5 - 2006-10-30, AlWootten
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