Agenda, March 16, 2011

  • News & Information

  • Main Topics ~ 30 minutes
    • EPO report (John Stoke)
      • High altitude helicopter next week for PBS documentary
      • Filming done in Charlottesville, Europe, Seattle (scientist interviews)
      • Animations coming up
      • Looking for funding partner
      • Will need scientists to check for scientific accuracy
      • Submit finished show in the Fall KQED (San Francisco)
      • EPO f2f - Tanya attended on behalf of NRAO - reported that there were frank discussions about how to publicize early science.
      • Will be working on new web content in coming year
      • President Obama will be in Chile and will be at a presentation about NA telescopes
      • Point sheet about value of telescopes (VLBA) for the press in order to educate about importance of this science
    • Upcoming timeline
      • March 16-18: SP, OT & Helpdesk deployment test - March 17th
        • Redirection - master ldap in Chile, registration will happen (master database) in Chile. Portals will be deployed as expected. EA will be hosted at JAO.
      • March 21-23: critical review of Proposer's Guide - please look for inaccuracies
      • March 21-31: Write knowledgebase articles
      • March 24: SP/Helpdesk accessible by users (but not all documentation posted)
      • March 30: CfP released
      • [May 9-13]: IT4 ? Load test with archive +
      • May 11-12: User Committee meeting, Greenbank
      • June 1: archive open for submissions
      • June 30: proposal deadline
      • July 18-22 (week of): TA workshop & pan-JAO/ARC meet-and-greet
      • August 8: Science and tech assessments due
      • August: panel meetings; results ~29th to PIs
      • September 1-29: Phase II products; [OT Phase II / CASA bootcamp ?]
      • September 30: start ES observations

  • Highlights from Groups & Teams
    • Science & CSV (Al, Stuartt)
    • Science Communications (Mark Adams)
    • EPO (John Stoke)
    • NRC (Gerald)
      • End of fiscal year, busy with reports. Please keep in loop for knowledgebase.
      • Preparing for five tutorials
    • User Support Group (Carol)
      • Tutorials have been given. Please review some of the talks; available at:
    • Data Services Group & Computing (Mark L / David H)
      • Admin training went well; documentation can be pushed out easily
    • JAO Support Group (John H)
    • Tiger Team (Crystal)
      • Tiger team to meet on Thursday March 17, topics to include pipeline and SV data progress
  • AOB
-- LyndeleVonSchill - 2011-03-17

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