Annual WP2 Meeting

from Monday, 17 October 2011 (08:00) to Friday, 21 October 2011 (18:00)
Chancellors Conference Centre (Manchester, UK) (The Flowers Theatre)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
17 Oct 2011
18 Oct 2011
19 Oct 2011
20 Oct 2011
21 Oct 2011
AM
08:00
Posters (until 09:00) (The Flowers Theatre)
Poster (Concept Map)
Poster (Nançay AA-mid)
Poster (SW Correlator)
09:00
Break out sessions (until 17:00) (Various Rooms)
10:00 Monitoring and Control (Part I) - Architecture and Context   (Various Rooms)
12:00 --- Lunch ---
13:00 PAFSKA   (Various Rooms)
First announcement
Reminder and Agenda
13:00 Signal Transport and Networks   (Various Rooms)
08:00 --- Coffee/Tea ---
08:30
Welcome and Introduction (until 08:45) (The Flowers Theatre)
08:45
Science (until 10:00) (The Flowers Theatre)
08:45 Introduction to SKA Science and the DRM - Dr Minh Huynh (ICRAR/UWA) Dr Joseph Lazio (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
09:15 Latest developments in HI (Extra)galactic Science and the Requirements for SKA Phase 1 - Prof. Marc A.W. Verheijen (Kapteyn Astronomical Institute)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
10:00 --- Tea/coffee ---
10:30
Science (continued) (until 12:00) (The Flowers Theatre)
10:30 Latest developments in Pulsar Science and the Requirements for SKA Phase 1 - B Stappers   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
11:15 Latest developments in EoR Science and the Requirements for SKA Phase 1 - J Pritchard   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
08:00 --- Coffee/Tea ---
08:30
SKA Domains (until 10:00) (The Flowers Theatre)
08:30 Dishes - Prof. Peter Dewdney (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
09:00 Aperture Arrays - Mr Andre Gunst (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
09:30 Signal Transport and Networks - Ms Roshene McCool (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
10:00 --- Tea/coffee ---
10:30
SKA Domains (Continued) (until 12:00) (The Flowers Theatre)
10:30 Signal Processing - Mr Wallace Turner (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
11:00 Software and Computing - Dr Tim Cornwell (CSIRO/CASS) Prof. Paul Alexander (University of Cambridge) Mr Duncan Hall (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
11:30 Monitoring and Control - Dr Yogesh Wadadekar (NCRA-TIFR) Mr Tim Stevenson (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
08:00 --- Coffee/Tea ---
08:30
Precursors, Pathfinders and Design Studies - an update (until 10:25) (The Flowers Theatre)
08:30 ASKAP - Mr Antony Schinckel (CSIRO - CASS)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
08:50 MeerKAT - Ms Anita Loots (SKA SA)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
09:10 LOFAR - Mr Andre Gunst (ASTRON)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
09:30 APERTIF - Mr Jan Geralt bij de Vaate (ASTRON)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
09:45 eVN - Dr Arpad Szomoru (Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
10:00 Canadian Design Studies - Dr Bruce Veidt (National Research Council of Canada) Cameron Kiddle (University of Calgary)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation (Kiddle)
Presentation (Veidt)
10:20 eMERLIN - Simon Garrington (University of Manchester)   (The Flowers Theatre)
10:25 --- Tea/coffee ---
10:45
SKA Verification Programmes (until 11:45) (The Flowers Theatre)
10:45 Dish Verification Programme - Prof. Peter Dewdney (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
11:15 Aperture Array Verification Programme - Dr Andrew Faulkner (University of cambridge)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
11:45
Towards SKA1 System Requirements Review (SRR) (until 12:30) (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
08:00
Break out and Wrap up meetings (until 15:00) (Various rooms)
09:00 Systems Engineering Lessons Learnt   (Various rooms)
Presentation (Bunton)
Presentation (Kusel)
Presentation (Stevenson and Crosby)
12:00 --- Lunch ---
12:00 WP2 Management Team Meeting   (Various rooms)
13:00 Monitoring and Control (Part II)   (Various rooms)
PM
12:00 --- Lunch ---
13:00
Science (continued) (until 13:30) (The Flowers Theatre)
13:00 SKA Phase 1 Design Reference Mission - Dr Joseph Lazio (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
13:30
SKA1 Science and Support Operations (until 14:30) (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
14:30 --- Tea/coffee ---
15:00
SKA1 System (until 17:00) (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
12:00 --- Lunch ---
13:00
SKA Domains (Continued) (until 13:15) (The Flowers Theatre)
13:00 Power - Dr Georgina Harris (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
13:15
SKA Advanced Instrumentation Programme (until 14:30) (The Flowers Theatre)
13:15 Wide Band Single Pixel Feeds - Prof. Peter Dewdney (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
13:30 Phased Array Feeds - Dr Carole Jackson (CSIRO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
14:00 Mid Frequency Aperture Arrays - Mr Jan Geralt bij de Vaate (ASTRON)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
14:30 --- Tea/coffee ---
15:00
WP2 Recap and Lessons Learnt (until 16:00) (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
16:00
Beyond PrepSKA (until 17:00) (The Flowers Theatre)
16:00 Update on the progress and status for the next phase of the SKA - Prof. John Womersley (Science and Technology Facilities Council)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
19:00
WP2 Meeting Dinner (until 21:30) (The Flowers Theatre)
Link to Map
12:30 --- Lunch ---
13:30
Management of the SKA Technical Effort (until 14:15) (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
14:15
Preparation for the next phase (until 15:15) (The Flowers Theatre)
14:15 Site selection - an update - Prof. Richard Schilizzi (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
14:45 Site characterisation and array layout design (status and progress) - Rob Millenaar (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
15:15 --- Tea/coffee ---
15:45
Preparation for the next phase (continued) (until 16:45) (The Flowers Theatre)
15:45 Towards a procurement Strategy for the SKA - Dr Corrado Perna (INAF - Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
16:15 Outreach - Dr Jo Bowler (SPDO)   (The Flowers Theatre)
Presentation
16:45
Closing (until 17:00) (The Flowers Theatre)