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Updated December 6, 2002

Updated December 6, 2002

 

ALMA Workshop Wednesday 18 Friday 20 December, 2002

 

Wednesday December 18

 

11.00 AM Registration at Lorentz Center, room 351, third floor, J.H. Oort Building

Coffee/ Tea in Common Room (room 355)

 

11:30 12:30 Introduction to meeting: Aims, Schedule, Working Groups, room 331

Update on configurations (John Conway, 20 min.)

 

12:30 13:30 Gorlaes Canteen

 

13:30 16:00 Joint HIFI-ALMA data analysis session: Room 201, Huygens Lab

 

HIFI Program

13:30 13:40 Xander Tielens (European Network)

13:40 13:50 Pierre Cox (ALMA and FP6)

13:50 14:10 Thomas Giesen (Molecular Spectroscopy)

14:10 14:30 Maryvonne Gerin (Molecular Excitation)

14:30 14:50 Christine Joblin (Data Bases/ Webtools)

14:50 15:10 Ewine van Dishoeck (Spectral Line Modelling)

15:10 15:30 Maryvonne Gerin (Ground-based Observations)

15:30 15:50 Serena Viti (Chemical Models)

 

15:50 Coffee/ Tea in Common Room

 

16:00 17:00 Break into splinter groups or attend lecture by Ed Churchwell

(regular Leiden Observatory Colloquium)

 

 

Thursday December 19

 

MORNING

Session 1: Joint HIFI-ALMA calibration discussion

Focus on absolute flux calibration

(see e-mail December 5 on documents)

 

08:45 09:45 HIFI Calibration Room 201

Frank Helmich Introduction to HIFI and its calibration (10 min.)

Carsten Kramer Beam Properties of HIFI (5 min.)

Volker Ossenkopf HIFI Observing modes and Calibration Plan (30 min.)

Maryvonne Gerin/ David Teyssier Astronomical Sources for HIFI (15 min.)

 

09:45 10:30 ALMA Calibration

Stephane Guilloteau Introduction to ALMA and its Calibration Plan

Bryan Butler Astronomical Sources for ALMA (TBD)

 

10:30 10:45 Coffee/ Tea in Common Room

 

10:45 13:00 Discussion (leaders TBD)

 

Session 2: EU Proposal Discussion, Room 331

 

10:45 13:00 Networking OPTICON/ RADIONET, RTN proposal

Form sub-groups to focus on specific aspects

 

13:00 14:00 Lunch in Gorlaes Canteen

 

AFTERNOON

Session 1: Euro Science IPT Meeting, Room 201

 

14:00 15:00 Discussion Level 3/4/5 milestones and 2003 tasks, Room 201

 

15:00 17:30 Informal Euro Science IPT discussions on various issues, Offices

 

Session 2: EU Proposal Writing, Offices and Room 331

 

14:00 17:00 Meeting in sub-groups on specific proposal topics

 

17:30 18:30 Wine and Cheese Party in Common Room

 

19:00 - Dinner at Indonesian Restaurant Surakarta, Noordeinde 51, Leiden

 

 

Friday December 20

 

Session 1: ALMA Calibration: European Tasks, Room 201

 

09:00 09:30 Calibration requirements with science examples (Stephane)

09:30 10:00 Bandpass calibration (Aurore Bacmann)

10:00 10:20 Semi-transparent Vane (Stephane)

10:20 10:40 Dual-Load System (Stephane)

 

10:40 11:00 Coffee/ Tea in Common Room

 

11:00 11:30 ATM Software and modeling (Juan Pardo/ Pepe Cernicharo)

11:30 12:30 Discussion

 

12:30 13:30 Lunch

 

13:30 14:15 WVR Strategy, modeling and testing plans (Richard Hills/Kate Isaak)

14:15 14:45 ALMA Simulator (Francois Viallefond)

14:45 15:45 Discussion

 

15:00 Coffee/ Tea in Common Room

 

Session 2: EU Proposal Writing (continued)

 

09:00 09:45 Reports from sub-groups from previous day

***Time TBC with session 1 talks; could also be done at the end of Thursday***

 

09:45 15:00 EU Proposal sub-group writing/ discussions continued

15:00 16:00 Summary reports from subgroups; plan for further actions

 

16:00 End of Meeting

 

 

 

 



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