Program

by Davis Murphy last modified Dec 05, 2015 by Christopher Hales

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

8:00-8:30 Coffee
Introductory Session (Moderator: Momjian)
8:30-8:40 Welcome and Logistics Mark McKinnon
8:40-9:00 ngVLA Science Overview Chris Carilli
9:00-9:20 Cradle of Life Roberto Galván-Madrid
9:20-9:40 Galaxy Ecosystems Christopher Hales
9:40-10:00 Galaxy Formation Dominik Riechers
10:00-10:20 Time Domain, Cosmology, and Physics Sarah Spolaor
10:20-10:40 Break
10:40-11:00 ngVLA Technical Overview Mark McKinnon
Computing Architecture (Moderator: Glendenning)
11:00-11:20 Overview of ngVLA computing concept Jeff Kern
11:20-11:40 Computing for ngVLA: Lessons from LSST Jeffrey Kantor
11:40-12:00 Impacts of Operations Models on Computing Michael Wise
12:00-12:20 Data Flow Model Paul Alexander
12:20-1:20 Lunch
1:20-1:40 Calibration Strategies and Options Michael Rupen
1:40-2:00 Algorithm Advancement Needs Sanjay Bhatnagar
2:00-2:20 Future Options for SKA-scale Astronomical Computing Attila Popping
2:20-2:40 Discussion
2:40-3:00 Break
Operations Concept (Moderator: McKinnon)
3:00-3:10 Introduction Mark McKinnon
Recommendations for Science Operations and User Support
3:10-3:40 ALMA Perspective John Hibbard
3:40-4:10 JVLA Perspective Claire Chandler
Recommendations for array operations and maintenance
4:10-4:40 ALMA Perspective Serge Guniat
4:40-5:10 JVLA Perspective Peggy Perley
5:10-5:40 ASKAP and ATNF Perspective Douglas Bock
5:40-6:00 Discussion
6:30 Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

8:00-8:30 Coffee
Data Digitization and Transmission (Moderator: Langley)
8:30-9:00 Data Digitization and Transmission: Overview and Issues Jim Jackson
9:00-9:30 Signal Organization for Long-distance transfer with Wide-band Front Ends Larry D’Addario
9:30-10:00 Radio over Glass, Analog or Digital?  Progress from Australia Ron Beresford
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Integrated Digitization with Unformatted Serial Data Transfer Matt Morgan
11:00-11:30 Analog Device Ultra-wideband ADC Technology Roadmap  Frank Murden
11:30-12:00 Discussion
12:00-1:00 Lunch
Time and Frequency Distribution (Moderator: Durand)
1:00-1:20 Time and Frequency Distribution: Overview and Issues  Rob Selina
1:20-1:40 ALMA Approach Bill Shillue
1:40-2:20 Oscillators and Phase Noise from Low RF to Microwave Photonics Enrico Rubiola
2:20-3:00 Long-haul Implementation of White Rabbit Ethernet for Fiber-optic Synchronization of VLBI Stations Jeroen Koelemeij
3:00-3:20 Discussion
3:20-3:40 Break
Workshop Summary (Moderator: McKinnon)
3:40-3:50 Computing summary Brian Glendenning
3:50-4:00 Operations summary Mark McKinnon
4:00-4:10 Data transmission summary Chris Langley
4:10-4:20 Timing and frequency distribution summary Steve Durand
4:20-4:40 Discussion
4:40-4:50 Next Steps Mark McKinnon
Adjourn

Thursday, December 10, 2015

VLA Tour (optional)
1:00pm Depart DSOC
2:00 Tour VLA Durand, Jackson, Langley
4:00 Depart VLA
5:00 Arrive DSOC