Agenda: ASAC Meeting, Charlottesville, Virginia, October 5 & 6, 2011

ALMA Science Advisory Committee Meeting

2011 October 5- October 6

North American ALMA Science Center

520 Edgemont Rd

Charlottesville, Virginia

ALMA

Logistics information for f2f meeting.

Link to Logistics wiki

Contact

  • Vdeo connection is possible if requested/.
  • If wants either phone or video connection, please let us know.


Attendance

ASAC Members (Attendees appear in RED):
  • Andrew Baker (Rutgers)
  • Frederic Gueth (IRAM) (ASAC Chair, EU)
  • Michiel Hogerheijde (Leiden)
  • Rob Ivison (ROE)
  • Kelsey Johnson (U. Virginia) (ASAC Vice Chair, NA)
  • Douglas Scott (UBC, Vancouver)
  • Kotaro Kohno (U. Tokyo)
  • Nario Kuno (NRO)
  • Jesus Martin-Pintado (Madrid)
  • Munetake Momose (Ibaraki U.) (ASAC Vice Chair, EA)
  • Neil Nagar (U. de Concepcion)
  • Gordon Stacey (Cornell)
  • Linda Tacconi (MPE)
  • Jonathan Williams (Hawaii)

  • CHARGES:
  • Other ASAC activities which are not formal charges from the Board.
    1. Community sounding on expectations for early science, and ALMA information resources for the general community.
    2. ASAC will continue to look for ways in which ALMA construction and operations might be more environmentally friendly, especially in terms of energy use (without compromising science).

Evening, Tuesday, 4 October

Reception/Dinner at Kelsey Johnson's home (?)

Agenda

Wednesday, October 5th

09.00 Welcome & charges - TBD

09:10 – 09.30 Organization (Closed session) ( Gueth, Johnson, Momose)

Session 1. Project Status

09.30 – 10.30 ALMA Construction Status ( McKinnon? )

10.30 – 10.50 Break

10.50 – 11.00 Power and Alternative Energy Sources ( ? )

11.00 – 11.40 Progress with Commissioning (Hills)

11.40 – 12.00 Science Verification Status (Peck) Session 2. Preparations and Commencement of Early Science

12.00 – 12.30 Path to Early Science (Ball)

13:00 – 14.00 Lunch. <Meet the NAASC?>

14.00 – 14.30 Early Science Execution (Nyman)

14:30 - 15.00 Proposal Review for Cycle 0, Plans for Cycle 1 (Nyman)

15:20 – 15.40 ARP Membership (Ball)

15.40 – 16.00 Break <Meet the NAASC?>

16.00 – 16.30 Cycle 1 Capabilities (Hills)

16.30 – 17.00 ALMA Development (Ball)

17.00 – 18.00 Closed Session

18:30 Dinner at a restaurant

Thursday, 6 October 2011

09.00 – 10.30 Software (Glendenning)

10.30 – 11.00 Break

11.00 – 11.40 Continued Commissioning and Cycle 1 capabilities (Peck, Hills)

11:40 – 12:20 Regional Reports

  • EASAC (Momose)

  • ANASAC (Johnson)

  • ESAC (Tacconi)

12:20 – 12:40 AOB

  • Date of next meeting

12:40 – 13.30 Lunch.

13:30 - 15:00 Closed Session; Writing of Report

15:00 - 15:30 Break

15:30 - 16:00 Oral Report

  • Background Material:

-- AlWootten - 2011-08-23

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