USG Meeting 15 Aug - 4-5pm ER 230

Attendees: Andy, Adam, Jared, Aaron, Dongchan, Jim, Lyndele, Tony, Doug, Gerald

1. Task leads reports / new business
  • NRC (Gerald)
    • Will begin figuring out Primer revision once Cycle 1 capabilities come into focus.
  • Documentation (Jim)
    • Jonathan K starts Sept 1st - office is ready - sabbatical in Cville for a year
    • need to update/improve Simdata documentation - Remy, Jim, Scott
  • Helpdesk (Tony)
    • still need people to input expertise into Google page
  • Visitors (Scott)
    • Long-term visitors to NAASC - Aaron has written an ad; hopefully post in next eNews - science or technical based ALMA research
    • ~$82k for this purpose
    • to be vetted by management team
  • Postdoc mentoring (Scott)
  • Workshops / Meeting Attendance (Tony, Adam)
  • Tutorials (Kartik)
    • November 3&4 ALMA single dish tutorial. 1 engineer and 1 scientist (Aaron)
    • Next CDE is pan-NRAO at GBT conference ~ 19-20(?) Oct 2011. NAASC Attendance (Adam, anyone else?)
  • Community Outreach and Science Web (Mark, Aaron)
    • Science Portal WG dissolved, Aaron pursuing with JAO to make sure they keep us in the loop.

2. Review of Pending Items
  • All to add expertise to helpdesk table.
  • All working through CASA Guides in preparation for training meeting.
    • Will pursue distribution of Antennae data to NRC if it's not yet on the web..

3. New Items
  • Feedback from Cycle 0 (General & OT) getting to the right place? John and Tony.
  • Upcoming Training: CDEs (West/East/GBT), Data Processing Workshop, AAS Splinter? Upcoming ALMA Single Dish School (November 3 & 4?)
    • Adam suggests looking into a splinter session at the AAS Austin - will talk to Mark about this
  • AAS Abstracts by End of Month
  • Material updates for Cycle 1? Science Web? Booth? Pamphlets? Mousepads? Primer? Other?

-- AdamLeroy - 2011-08-15
Topic revision: r3 - 2011-08-15, AdamLeroy
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