Program of Lectures and Events

All lectures take place in Workman 101 unless otherwise indicated

Tuesday May 29th
Time Lecture Speaker
9:00-9:10 Welcome to NRAO Claire Chandler
9:10-9:15 Welcome from NMT David Westpfahl
9:15-9:20 Welcome from UNM Greg Taylor (UNM)
9:20-10:10 Antennas & Receivers in Radio Astronomy Bob Hayward (NRAO)
10:10-10:20 questions
10:20-10:50 Break
10:50-11:40 Fundamentals of Radio Interferometry I Rick Perley (NRAO)
11:40-11:50 questions
11:50-12:40 Fundamentals of Radio Interferometry II Rick Perley (NRAO)
12:40-12:50 questions
12:50-14:05 Lunch
14:05-14:55 Cross Correlators Brent Carlson (NRC)
14:55-15:05 questions
15:05-15:55 Polarization in Interferometry Michiel Brentjens (ASTRON)
15:55-16:05 questions
16:05-16:35 Break
16:35-17:50 Calibration George Moellenbrock (NRAO)
17:50-18:00 questions
18:00-18:30 Discussion groups (various classrooms)
18:30-20:00 Evening Reception (Macey Center)
Wednesday May 30th
9:00-10:15 Imaging and Deconvolution David Wilner (CfA)
10:15-10:25 questions
10:25-10:55 Break
10:55-12:10 Analysis of Data Cubes David Meier (NMT)
12:10-12:20 questions
12:20-13:35 Lunch
13:35-14:50 Advanced Calibration Techniques Crystal Brogan (NRAO)
14:50-15:00 questions
15:00-15:50 Error Recognition and Image Analysis Greg Taylor (UNM)
15:50-16:00 questions
16:00-16:30 Break
16:30-17:20 Very Long Baseline Interferometry Matt Lister (Purdue)
17:20-17:30 questions
17:30-18:00 Galactic radio science Claire Chandler (NRAO)
18:00-18:05 questions
18:05-18:35 Discussion groups (various classrooms)
Thursday May 31th
9:00-10:15 Wide Bandwidth Imaging Urvashi Rao Venkata (NRAO)
10:15-10:25 questions
10:25-10:55 Break
10:55-11:45 Wide Field Imaging I: Full Beam Imaging & Non-coplanar Arrays Sanjay Bhatnagar (NRAO)
11:45-11:55 questions
11:55-12:25 Time Domain Science Gregg Hallinan (Caltech)
12:25-12:30 questions
12:30-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:35 Wide Field Imaging II: Mosaicking Juergen Ott (NRAO)
14:35-14:45 questions
14:45-15:30 Planning VLA Observations Michael Rupen (NRAO)
15:30-15:35 questions
15:35-16:05 Break and walk to classrooms
16:05-18:05 Planning VLA Observations -- Tutorial (various classrooms)
18:05-18:35 Discussion groups (various classrooms)
Friday June 1st
9:00-12:00 Day 1 of data reduction tutorials (various classrooms)
12:00-14:00 Lunch (SOC)
Mobile VLA Gift Shop (SOC lobby)
Conference photo (13:00 outside SOC)
14:00-17:00 Data reduction tutorials continued (various classrooms)
Saturday June 2nd
8:00-14:00 Hike (South Baldy or Bosque Del Apache
sunset Star Party (Etscorn Observatory, no transportation)
Sunday June 3rd
9:00-15:00 Tour of EVLA
Monday June 4th
9:00-9:50 Low Frequency Interferometry Lincoln Greenhill (CfA)
9:50-10:00 questions
10:00-10:50 Interferometry of Solar System Objects Bryan Butler (NRAO)
10:50-11:00 questions
11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-12:20 Radio Telescopes Around the World Lincoln Greenhill (CfA)
12:20-12:30 questions
12:30-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:15 Extragalactic Science Adam Leroy (NRAO)
14:15-14:20 questions
14:20-14:55 Planning ALMA Observations Mark Lacy (NRAO)
14:55-15:30 Using simdata Nuria Marcelino (NRAO)
15:30-15:35 questions
15:35-16:10 Break and walk to classrooms
16:10-17:55 Planning ALMA Observations -- Tutorial (various classrooms)
17:55-18:25 Discussion groups (various classrooms)
18:30-21:00 Workshop Dinner (Macey Center)
Tuesday June 5th
9:00-12:00 Day 2 of data reduction tutorials (various classrooms)
12:00-14:00 Lunch (SOC)
SOC tours (meet in SOC lobby at 12:00 or 13:00)
14:00-17:00 Data reduction tutorials continued (various classrooms)
15:35-sunset Transit of Venus (anywhere you can see the sun and Etscorn observatory)