ANASAC Face-to-Face Agenda


August 25, Chicago O'Hare Four Points Sheraton

10249 W. Irving Park Road, Schiller Park, IL 60176
Telephone 847-671-6000
Conveniently located just minutes from O'Hare International Airport, they offer a complimentary shuttle service to/from the airport - 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

8:00- 8:20: Welcome, R. Crutcher
ANASAC terms of reference; relation to ASAC & ESAC K. Y. Lo

8:20- 8:50: Project overview and status A. Wootten, D. Emerson

8:50- 9:15: Project scientist job and Science IPT activities A. Wootten
Discussion of ALMA 'Design Reference Science Plan'

9:15- 9:35: ASAC Charges for next ASAC meeting L. Mundy

9:35-10:15: Brief statements from each ANASAC member All
- your own ALMA-related science interests
- the interests of the community in your University
as related to ALMA
- what your University/colleagues needs/would like to see in
preparation for ALMA

10:15-10:30: Coffee

10:30-11:45: ALMA science operations: D. Emerson, A. Wootten
Chile, Regional Support Centers, U. S. ALMA Science Center,
NSF Support, Early science observing

11:45 - 12:30: ALMA data reduction software and B. Glendenning
observing tools; Pipeline

12:30-13:15: Lunch

13:15 - 14:45: Discussion U. S. ALMA Science Center R. Crutcher

14:45 - 15:00: AAS Town Meeting R. Crutcher

15:00 - 15:15: Outreach: ALMA materials available A. Wootten

15:30 - 15:45 Coffee

15:45 - 16:00: ALMA Science Meeting NA 2004: Planning Session

16:00: AOB

16:00: Adjourn

Reading material:


- JAO Quarterly Report to the ALMA Board, April-June 2003.

- ANASAC terms of reference (How the ANASAC is to operate)

- Chapter 6, Project Plan*, on ALMA Operations
Revisions to be discussed.

- ASAC April 2003 agenda and material:

- ASAC April 2003 report:

- ASAC Charges paper:
- ALMA Memo No. 466. by D'Addario*; receiver stability documents*
- imaging simulations from Mark Holdaway*
- DRSP call to assess science implications* (some results are in but undigested)
- draft of calibration plan*
- calibration examples*

- Scientific justification for the ALMA Enhancements

General background material:

- ASAC September 2001, April 2002 and September 2002 reports:
scroll down to "ASAC reports" and click on relevant document

- November 8 2002 ESO discussion day material