Preliminary Programme of Events

Programme v1.2 (10/09/10)

Schedule Presentations
Monday 27th September
08:30-09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:00-09:30 Introduction to ATNF Facilities Phil Edwards PDF
09:30-10:30 Radio Astronomy Fundamentals Jay Lockman PDF
10:30-11:00 Morning Tea
11:00-12:00 Next Generation Telescopes Phil Diamond PDF
12:00-13:00 Principles of Single-dish Telescopes John Reynolds PDF PPT
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 The Astronomers IT Toolkit Tara Murphy PDF
15:00-15:45 Principles of Interferometry I Rick Perley PPT
15:45-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-17:00 Principles of Interferometry II Rick Perley PDF PPT
17:00-18:00 Telescopes of the World John Storey PDF
18:00 Finish and bus into town for dinner at The Gourmet Goblet Restaurant at the Narrabri Bowling Club
19:00 Dinner & Evening Talk: Connecting radio astronomy with indigenous culture in Western Australia Steve Tingay
Tuesday 28th September
08:45-09:00 Coffee
09:00-09:30 Introduction to the Compact Array Phil Edwards PDF
09:30-10:30 Signal Processing Alex Dunning/Dick Ferris PDF/PDF PPT
10:30-11:00 Morning Tea
11:00-12:00 Observing Strategies Maxim Voronkov PPT
12:00-13:00 Special Considerations for MM Observations Kate Brooks PDF
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00 Tutorial Session (Site tour/Observing/Data Reduction ) Various Reduction TAR File
17:00-18:00 Q&A Discussion 1: Observing Modes Various Tutorial Examples PDF
18:00 Finish
Wednesday 29th September
08:45-09:00 Coffee
09:00-09:45 Fourier Transforms Robert Braun PPT
09:45-10:30 Calibration and Editing Jamie Stevens
10:30-11:00 Morning Tea
11:00-12:00 Imaging and Deconvolution Emil Lenc PDF PPT
12:00-13:00 Data Analysis Naomi McClure-Griffiths PDF
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00 Tutorial Session (Site tour/Observing/Data Reduction) Various
17:00-18:00 Q&A Discussion 2: Data Reduction and Imaging Various
18:00 Finish
19:00 On-site Woodfired Pizza Dinner & Evening Talk: The history of the GBT Jay Lockman
21:30 Bus back to town
Thursday 30th September
08:45-09:00 Coffee
09:00-09:45 Error Recognition Steve Tingay PPT
09:45-10:30 Polarisation I Dave McConnell PDF KEY Additional Proceedings
10:30-11:00 Morning Tea
11:00-12:00 Polarisation II Rick Perley PPT
12:00-13:00 Sensitivity Mark Wieringa PPT
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00 Tutorial Session (Site tour/Observing/Data Reduction) Various
17:00-18:00 Q&A Discussion 3: Calibration Uncertainties Various
18:00 Finish
Friday 1st October
08:45-09:00 Coffee
09:00-09:30 VLBI Jamie Stevens
09:30-10:30 Wide Field Imaging Maxim Voronkov (for Tim Cornwell) PPT
10:30-11:00 Morning Tea
11:00-12:00 Proposal Writing Jessica Chapman
12:00-12:30 Closing Remarks Phil Edwards
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00 End
14:00-17:00 Optional trip to Sawn Rocks in Mt. Kaputar National Park