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Draft Agenda for ASAC Telecon Tuesday 4 January 2005

Conference Date: 2005-January-4 (Tuesday)

Here's the dial-in information for the telecon:

CALL TIME:  1030 am EST  or  15:30 UT    
CALL DATE:       4 January-2005  (Tuesday)

  DURATION:              1 hr

Agenda items:

Old Business

(1) Rough Notes of the last MeetingAgenda of December meeting.
Agenda and Minutes of  telecons may be viewed at the ALMA Sitescape documentation site.

(2) ALMA Calendar 

New Business-

1) Project Update  ( Project Office: Tarenghi/Beasley) 

 2) Board Communications (Turner)

     * Board  -- Excerpt of Summary of Conclusions and Actions relevant to ASAC.
     * Next ASAC face-to-face meeting set for Garching 24-25 February 2005.

3) Science IPT Items (Wootten/Wilson/Kawabe)

  NRAO  Newsletter ESO Newsletter.   See ALMA Science IPT wiki page.
 ALMA Science Specifications and Requirements (a Board document).  This has been reformatted substantially.
  Communications  Newsletter
  PS job description...

4) External Activities, SAC Reports

        * ALMA at the IAU (Turner) 
        * Invitation for pan-ALMA Science meeting.  Volunteer/EU needed to chair subcommittee consisting entirely of Carilli at the moment.
        * ESAC (van Dishoeck)
        * ANASAC (Carilli)
        * Japan (Kawabe)

5) Next meeting  --Telecon Tuesday, 1 February 15:30 UT

Upcoming Meetings - Wootten

Dusty and Molecular Universe  27-29 October 2004, Paris NEW! Presentations online! Papers.

Massive Star Birth:  A Crossroads of Astrophysics 2005 May 16-20, Acireale (Catania), Italy

Astrochemistry throughout the Universe: Recent Successes and Current Challenges 2005 August 29 - September 2;  Asilomar, California

Protostars and Planets V  24 - 28 October 2005  Hilton Waikoloa Village, The Big Island, Hawaii

50th anniversary of the founding of NRAO October 15-19, 2006  Charlottesville, Virginia (tentative)