SMA 2010 Advisory Committee Meeting
 

Tuesday 12th October 2010

08:45 Executive Session
09:10 Tour of Control Room, Remote ObservingShelbi Hostler
09:30 Introductory remarks and charge to the committeeCharles Alcock
09:40 Overview since last meetingRaymond Blundell
10:10 Metrics (proposals, statistics, data archive, etc.)Qizhou Zhang
10:30 Break
10:45 Upgrades in performance since last meeting
  Receivers, IF BandwidthEdward Tong (25)
  Atmospheric phase monitorRobert Kimberk (15)
  Atmospheric phase correctionScott Paine (15)
11:40 Lab Tour and View Posters 
12:00 Lunch, meet Post Docs & Students
13:30 Executive Session (2nd Floor)
14:00 Future Committee RecommendationsGiovanni Fazio
14:20 SMA potential in the ALMA era
  Current plansRay Blundell (10)
  ReceiversEdward Tong (20)
  Signal transmission and correlatorRobert Wilson (20)
15:10 Break
15:30 Science Highlights I
  Solar System StudiesArielle Moullet (15)
  Planet Forming DisksSean Andrews (15)
  Disk ChemistryKarin Oberg (15)
  Extragalactic ScienceSergio Martin Ruiz (20)
16:35 Executive Session
18:40 Dinner

Wednesday 13th October 2010

08:30 Executive Session 
09:00 Science Highlights II 
  Galactic CenterJim Moran (20)
  Massive StarsSteven Longmore (20)
  Massive StarsIzaskun Jiminez Sierra (15)
  Massive StarsRoberto Galvan Madrid (15)
  Evolved StarsNimesh Patel (25)
10:35 Break 
10:50 Near-term opportunities 
  PolarimetryRam Rao (20)
  Flux monitoring and Herschel follow-upMark Gurwell (30)
  VLBI Shep Doeleman (20)
12:00 Executive Session & Lunch
14:30 Feedback to the SMA


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