USG Meeting, February 7, 2011


KARTIK: Need to put up a doodle poll to establish a train-the-trainer day for Tutorials

AARON: Add link to Canadian Tutorials, post PDFs from AAS

MARK: Put Registration link for Tutorials in box to highlight

SCOTT: "Idiots Guide to Sim Data" needs to be created- for people who have never used

1. News

Adam is back

Tony will be briefing GB on User Support at NAASC

2. NRC


Canadian Astronomic Society Mtg, Jun 3
  • Apr 18 & 19 in Toronto (will need help)
  • Calgary in early May
  • 1 day wkshop - UBC and UVic

Primer - using new adopted cover sheets for ALMA documentation; created Pages template

3. Group Reports

4. Tutorials (Kartik)

  • All community day locations and dates verified. These are now posted on the main ALMA web page here and an announcement will go out through e-news on Wed. I am working with Dong-Chan to get the last kinks worked out on the registration page but for now all the registration is available and open.
  • Interacting with each CDE organizer to get their plans organized and will try and offer to vet their talks as best as we can before the events.
  • Splinter session planning done - ok needed from Carol to go ahead and put in for two 3hr sessions in Boston.
  • Staffing recommendations here if people from the NAASC want to see the spreadsheet

5. Helpdesk
    • Testing completed - worked fairly well; triage worked ok.
    • Will need to go over scheduling for coverage
      - Canada
    • Final report for Thursday morning meeting
    • NAASC will have 2-page how we'll staff, how we'll triage, answer questions, etc.

6. Science Web, News and EPO (Aaron/Mark)
    • Tutorial announcements and schedules
    • NRAO at AAS article

7. Articles submitted for February eNews

  • For April enews: need "!NAASC Science article" - brief bio and description of NAASC scientist's most recent work, to include photo (of results or scientist). New Post-doc?

8. Documentation (Jim)

9. NAASC Presence at Science Meetings (Adam)

  • URSI

  • Taiwan, June

10. Visitor Program (Scott)

11. AOB

-- LyndeleVonSchill - 2011-02-07
Topic revision: r1 - 2011-02-07, LyndeleVonSchill
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