The 27th Annual New Mexico Symposium
  14 October 2011 - National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Instructions for Speakers:
  • Oral presentations will begin at 09:00 in the SOC Auditorium, located off the lobby, immediately adjacent to the main entrance.
  • The talks will be approximately 15 minutes with an additional 5 minutes for questions.
  • We will have two laptops available for oral presentations: one Windows and one MacOSX. We will be able to handle the following formats: Power Point (Windows or Mac), PDF (Windows or Mac), Open Office (Mac), and Keynote (Mac)
  • The latest you can put your talk on the laptops is the break before your session.
  • You may wish to ftp your talk to us ahead of time. This is recommended if you have movies or other complications that might not work on a foreign machine or if your talk is in the first session.
  • Please upload your talk by 1pm, Thursday, 13 October if you want us to test it. This will give us time to get back to you if there are any problems. FTPing instructions can be found below..
  • If you are speaking in the first session, please either upload (ftp) your talk or arrive at 8:30am to load the talk yourself.
  • If not ftping your talk, the best bet is to bring it on a memory stick.
9:00-9:05Welcome Dale Frail (NRAO)
9:05-9:25Observational Evidence Against Rigid Spiral Patterns in NGC 1365 and NGC 3031Jason Speights (NMT)
9:25-9:45The HALOGAS Survey: HI Observations and Modeling of NGC 5055 and NGC 4258Maria Patterson (NMSU)
9:45-10:05HALOGAS: Observations and Modeling of the nearby edge-on spiral galaxies NGC 4244 and NGC 4565Laura Zschaechner (UNM)
10:05-10:45Break and Posterscommon room
10:45-11:05Future of the VLASander Weinreb (JPL/Caltech)
11:05-11:25An accurate flux density scale from 1 to 50 GHzRick Perley (NRAO)
11:25-11:45Operations and Commissioning of LWA-1Joe Craig (UNM)
11:45-12:05Status Update on the Magdalena Ridge Observatory InterferometerMichelle Creech-Eakman (NMT/MRO)
12:05-1:35 Lunch
1:35-1:55Centaurus A: A Galaxy with a PastJean Eilek (NMT)
1:55-2:15Contemporaneous VLBA 5 GHz Observations of LAT-Detected BlazarsJustin Linford (UNM)
2:15-2:35Emission from Helical, Force-Free Magnetic Fields, Jets \& Radio LobesStirling Colgate (LLNL/NMIMT)
2:35-2:55The Instrumental Implementation of the NMIMT Alpha-Omega Dynamo: the Omega-PhaseJiahe Si (NMT)
2:55-3:35Break and Posterscommon room
3:35-3:55Feeding and Feedback: Molecular Gas in the Central Molecular ZoneJuergen Ott (NRAO)
3:55-4:15Results from Galactic HI absorption surveyNirupam Roy (NRAO)
4:15-4:35On the Rate of Long Duration Transients in Radio SkyDale Frail (NRAO)
4:35-4:55Understanding Abundance Patterns of Cataclysmic Variables in the Near InfraredRyan Hamilton (NMSU)
4:55-5:15Solar and Stellar Physics Research at New Mexico State UniversityJason Jackiewicz (NMSU)
5:30-8:00Cocktails and Dinner Fidel Center
8:00-9:00Jansky Lecture Workman 101

FTP Instructions:
  1. make sure your presentation is labeled with your name
  2. type ftp
  3. login as anonymous
  4. type cd incoming/nmsymposium
  5. upload your talk
  6. Please upload your talk by 1pm, Thursday, 13 October if you want us to test it.

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This page last updated on 10 October 2011 by Amy Mioduszewski.