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ALMA Users Workshop
February 8-10, 2010
ASIAA Auditorium, AS/NTU Astronomy-Mathematics Building

Program

Monday, Feb 8
8:30- 8:50   Reception (Linda Shao)
Chair: Shigehisa Takakuwa
8:50- 9:00 Paul Ho
(ASIAA)
Welcome Address
9:00- 9:40 Nagayoshi Ohashi
(ASIAA)
Latest Status of ALMA
9:40-10:10 Chin-Fei Lee
(ASIAA)
ALMA and Taiwan ARC Station
10:10-10:30   Coffee Break
10:30-11:00 Sheng-Yuan Liu
(ASIAA)
ALMA Science Observations and Preparation
Cosmology & High-z Galaxies
11:00-11:30 Patrick Koch /
Sandor Molnar
(ASIAA)
Cluster Substructures with High-Resolution SZE Observations
Simulations of Shocks in Clusters of Galaxies
11:30-12:00 Wei-Hao Wang
(ASIAA)
ALMA Resolution and Identification of the Submillimeter Extragalactic Background Light
12:00-12:30   Discussion
12:30- 1:40   Lunch Break
Chair: Chin-Fei Lee
Extragalactic Studies
1:40-2:10 Satoki Matsushita
(ASIAA)
Study of Molecular Gas around AGNs with ALMA
2:10-2:40 Hiroyuki Hirashita
(ASIAA)
Cosmic dust enrichment and properties investigated by ALMA
Evolved stars
2:40-3:10 Tatsuhiko Hasegawa
(ASIAA)
Quantitative Characterization of Tori in Evolved Stars
3:10-3:30   Coffee Break
Star Formation
3:30-4:00 Naomi Hirano
(ASIAA)
Protostellar jets and outflows- what ALMA can achieve?
4:00-4:30 Shih-Ping Lai
(NTHU)
Polarization observations with ALMA
4:30-5:00 Nagayoshi Ohashi
(ASIAA)
A Study of Disks around YSOs using ALMA
5:00-5:30 Vivien Chen
(NTHU)
High-mass star formation
Tuesday, Feb 9
Chair: Sheng-Yuan Liu
9:00 - 10:10 Kengo Tachihara
(NAOJ)
Process of Proposal Planning, Overview of ALMA Observing Tool and Other Useful Tools for Proposal Preparation
10:10 - 10:50 Yu-Nung Su
(ASIAA)
Phase I -- Observing Proposal
10:50 - 11:10   Coffee Break
11:10 - 12:00 Hiroshi Yatagai
(NAOJ)
Phase II -- Observing Program
12:00- 1:30   Lunch Break
Chair: Yu-Nung Su
1:30 - 2:00 Shigehisa Takakuwa
(ASIAA)
Introduction to CASA
2:00 - 3:00 Masaaki Hiramatsu
(NTHU/ASIAA)
Calibration with CASA
3:00-3:30   Coffee Break
3:30-4:30 Wataru Kawasaki
(NAOJ)
Imaging with CASA
4:30-5:00 Shigehisa Takakuwa
(ASIAA)
CASA Imaging simulator
5:00-5:30 Wataru Kawasaki
(NAOJ)
Single-dish Reduction
Wednesday, Feb 10
Chair: Chin-Fei Lee
9:00 - 10:30   Hands-on Exercise on OT
(Bring your laptops, with ALMA softwares installed and training materials downloaded)
10:30 - 10:50   Coffee Break
10:50 - 12:30   Hands-on Exercise on CASA
(Bring your laptops, with ALMA softwares installed and training materials downloaded)
12:30 - 12:40   Wrap up for the workshop