NAASC Meeting for February 02, 2011

Table of Contents

This agenda is available at

Meeting Logistics:

  • Call date: Wednesday, Feb 02, 2011
  • Call time 13:00 ET or 18:00 UT
  • Duration: 1.0 hr
  • Locations: CV-ER230/TUC-N525/Soc280(SO-conf2)/JAO-Alsacia/JAO-OSF(Science)/NRC
  • Connection for Video:
    • From NRAO select "CV-ER230"
    • hub ip=
    • alternative ip for Chile only, if above drops:
  • USA toll-free Number: 877-803-9367
  • Outside USA Number: +1 517-444-6916
  • Passcode: 8445333#
  • Leader: Hibbard


  • CV:
  • TUC:
  • Socorro:
  • Canada:
  • Chile:
  • Other:

Action Items from past meetings (RED=OPEN)

Action Items from this meeting:

    • WHO:
    • DUE:
    • DONE:
    • NOTES:


  • Project News (CSV Liaisons)
    • March 21, 2011 - ALMA Development Meeting (Al Wootten); website coming
    • ALMA Biweekly Calendar
    • ALMA Newsletter - now that ARCs are being featured, we want to make sure that our activities are fully reported.
  • Group Reports
    • NaascManagement (Carol)
      • ANASAC (AWootten)
        • Last telecon: Dec 03, 2pm ET. See Agenda
      • ALMA Development including text of proposed Call (internal only)
      • Science Communications & EPO (T. Burchel/A. Evans)
        • January ALMA Newsletter. Good articles, esp. on SV and Correlator. However no representation of NA training events - need to close the loop between SciComm and EPO so we get items in.
    • News from NRC (Schieven)
      • no updates
    • UserSupportGroup (Carol)
    • DataServicesGroup (Mark)
    • JAOSupportGroup (John H)
      • IT3: Phase 1 OT test over. 90 proposals submitted (expected 130). Matrix was due yesterday. Entering Assessment phase. See [[]Part 2 of instructions]]. You should have received your assignments - accept assignment if no conflict, otherwise reject. TA training videocon Friday UT1230-1430 (0730-0930 ET). If interested, TH, HL & JH can attend and give summary later in the day.
      • Ed F. has finished up 3mo tour in Chile. Now in Socorro meeting with pipeline team. Al left for Chile yesterday thru end of Feb.
      • Imaging/Data Tiger Team will meet tomorrow
  • Main Topic
    • Upcoming events: too many to list, and too many calendars/wiki's.
    • JEH Summary of January ALMA Ops meetings (SciOpsIPT f2f Jan 18-20 Victoria; CIPT Planning Jan 24-25 Socorro; ALMA Observing Jan 26-28 Socorro) - see attached pdf
  • Any Other Business

Additional Supporting Material

NAASC items submitted to JAO for January 2011 Monthly report

Hiring activities

JAO support

Software Development & testing

Conferences and workshops

Topic revision: r1 - 2011-02-02, LyndeleVonSchill
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