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NAASC Organizational Meeting: Wednesday March 7, 1-2:30pm ET (1800-1930UT), CV-ER311/TUC-N525/Soc280(SO-conf2)

Meeting Information

  • Call date: 2007-02-07 (Wednesday)
  • Call time 13:00 ET or 18:00 UT
  • Duration: 1.0 hr
  • Non toll-free number: 434-244-6834
  • USA toll-free Number: 866-675-5385
  • Outside USA Number: +1 517-444-6916
  • Passcode: 8445333
  • Leader: John Hibbard


  • CV: Hibbard, Brogan, Radziwill, Mangum, Indebetouw
  • Soc: Carilli, Remijan, Knee, Fomalont, Shepherd, Myers
  • GB: Hunter
  • NRC: di Francesco
  • Other: Emerson

Action Items from past meetings

  • Update NAASC webpage: Ask JAO to take over maintenance of (non-N.Am specific) website at
    • WHO: J. Hibbard
    • DUE: Jan 11 2007=>March 2007
    • DONE: March 1 2007
    • NOTES: Talked to Massimo about this. He agrees to have the new JAO PR guy take this over.


    • Latest telecon occurred on Friday Jan 26 2007. Minutes
    • Next meeting March 9 Agenda
    • Should send them the link to the NAm review material.

  • Reports from Working Groups
    • Software Testing (Hibbard):
      • Pipeline testing: Test4 Jan 10 to Feb 9 2007. John, Ed and James diF are external testers from the NAASC.
      • Offline testing: Test5 moved to week of March 5th to accommodate Japanese participants. Tony Remijan & Chris Carilli will be NAASC testers. L. Knee will also be tester. C. Brogran will pre-test.
      • ObsTool had a test that wrapped up mid Feb. Lewis K., Deb S. and Jeff M. were testers.
      • Casapy User Interface: Test reports etc. can be found at
      • Casapy simulator: Expected to be released to the NAASC in March 2007. Current plan is that both Joe McMullen, Kumar and maybe Boyd will travel to C'ville for 3rd week of March (March 26-28 we think) for initial NAASC testing. They are still hoping for an April public release of simulator (will be casapy underneath but only show simulator stuff to the user).
    • Calibration Group (JeffMangum): Calibration
      • Jeff at ATF to do optical pointing
    • Imaging Group (AlWootten):
    • MM Calibrator/Spectral Line Databases (Tony Remijan)
      • F. Lovas will spend a month or two at NAASC this summer helping to add content to splatalogue.
    • Webpages (Tony Remijan):
      • Tony's done a lot of work on a calendar. Lets all try to use it.
    • EPO (Adams/J. Uson)
      • Newsletter article submitted March 5. Append to agenda?
    • NAASC Workshops (Brogan)
      • 2007 Disk workshop:
        • Pre-registration and Abstract submission is now closed
        • Anneila Sargent has agreed to give Keynote talk
        • 120 pre-registrants. 58 abstracts. UVa-sponsored dinner at Colennade club. Fred-sponsored reception at NTC with tours.
    • ALMA Meetings: (Wootten)

-- JohnHibbard - 09 Mar 2007
Topic revision: r1 - 2007-03-09, JohnHibbard
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