Preliminary Program

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April 6, 2011

Auditorium, ESO main building


08:45-09:00  Registration


09:00-09:50:   Introduction to ALMA and its current status / ALMA Early Science Capabilities - Leonardo Testi

09:50-10:15:   Current Status of ALMA Commissioning and Science VerificationTim van Kempen

10:15-10:30:   The real life of an ALMA Commissioning Scientist - Liz Humphreys

10:30-11:00  Coffee break

11:00-11:15:   Introduction to the European ARC - Paola Andreani

11:15-11:30:   The European ARC nodes Martin Zwaan

11:30-11:45:   The proposal review processGautier Mathys

11:45-12:00:   The ALMA Science Portal and Helpdesk - Felix Stoehr / Suzanna Randall

12:00-12:10:   The ALMA Simulators - Eelco van Kampen

12:10-12:20:   The web-based sensitivity calculator - Andy Biggs

12:20-12:30:   Brief introduction to CASA and the ALMA pipeline - Dirk Petry

12:30-14:00   Lunch break

14:00-14:45:   The ALMA Observing Tool - Andy Biggs

Science related talks focussing on CSV data and Early Science capabilities

14:50-15:10:   Galactic high-energy astrophysics with ALMA - Anthony Rushton

15:10-15:30:   AGB stars with ALMA - Matthias Maercker

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-16:35:   Extragalactic astrophysics with ALMALuca Cortese / Steve Longmore

16:35-16:45:   Solar system science with ALMAMartin Zwaan

16:45-17:05:   Low-mass star formation with ALMA - Jaime Pineda

17:05-17:25:   High-mass star formation with ALMA - Pamela Klaassen

17:30: Reception


April 7, 2011

Room L130, 1st floor IPP building                           Room 231/232, ESO main building           


09:00-12:30:   Observing Tool Tutorial                                            10:00-12:30:   Simulator Tutorial 

                          (novice group)                                                                                      (advanced group)

Andy Biggs' introduction to the OT

Example scripts for the OT

12:30-13:30  Lunch break


13:30-16:30:   Simulator Tutorial                                                        13:30-16:30:   Observing Tool Tutorial 

                         (novice group)                                                                                       (advanced group)

Anita Richards' introduction to radio interferometry


16:30 End of meeting