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SMA science in the Next Decade
October 27(Thu)-28(Fri), 2016
ASIAA Auditorium, Taipei, Taiwan

Program

Friday October 28, 2016
Ongoing large projects Chair: Nimesh PATEL (CfA)
09:00~09:20 Exposing Star Formation in our Galaxy's Center: A Window into the Distant Universe
Cara Battersby (CfA)
09:20~09:40 MASSES: An SMA Large-Scale Program Surveying Protostars to Reveal How Stars Gain their Mass
Ian Stephens (CfA)
09:40~10:00 High resolution survey of massive cores in Cygnus-X
Keping Qiu (Nanjing University)
10:30~11:00 Coffee Break
10:30~11:00 Discussion on large-scale programs
Discussion leaders: Keiichi ASADA (ASIAA) & Qizhou ZHANG (CfA)
Nearby galaxies Chair: Satoki MATSUSHITA (ASIAA)
11:00~11:20 Nearby galaxies
Kazushi Sakamoto (ASIAA)
11:20~11:30 Molecular Oxygen in Mrk231
Junzhi Wang (Shanghai Astronomical Observatory)
Status reports Chair: Satoki MATSUSHITA (ASIAA)
11:30~11:50 ALMA update: Towards Cycle 5
Sergio Martin (Joint ALMA Observatory)
11:50~12:10 NOEMA update
Edwige Chapillon (LAB \ IRAM)
12:10~12:30 Status and Future of the JCMT with the East Asian Observatory
Jessica Dempsey (East Asian Observatory)
12:30~12:40 Group Photo
12:40~13:40 Lunch and Poster Session
AGNs, Black holes, and GRBs Chair: Yuji URATA (NCU)
13:40~14:00 Radio Polarimetric Study of Gamma-Ray Bursts
Kenji Toma (Tohoku University)
14:00~14:20 Prospects on submm VLBI EHT/GLT and SMA role
Keiichi Asada (ASIAA)
14:20~14:40 Sgr A* and Low Luminosity Active Galactic Nuclei
Geoffrey Bower (ASIAA)
14:40~14:50 Understanding How a Black Hole Feeds: Multi-wavelength Observations of Sgr A*
Giovanni Fazio (CfA)
14:50~15:00 The Constraint on the Mass Accretion Rate of Cygnus A with Submillimeter Array
Wen-Ping Lo (ASIAA)
15:00~15:30 Coffee Break
B-field measurements in star forming regions Chair: Shih-Ping LAI (NTHU)
15:30~15:50 Polarization Observations with the Upgraded SMA
Ramprasad Rao (ASIAA)
15:50~16:00 Pilot SMA mosaic polarization observations
Tao-Chung Ching (National Tsing Hua University)
16:00~16:10 Evidence for dynamically important magnetic fields on massive star and cluster formation
Eswaraiah Chakali (NTHU)
Discussion & workshop summary
16:10~16:40 Discussion on data handling/reduction
Discussion leaders: Mark GURWELL (CfA) & Chin-Fei LEE (ASIAA)
16:40~17:10 Discussion on future direction of the SMA
Discussion leaders: Naomi HIRANO (ASIAA) & David WILNER (CfA)
17:10~17:20 Future prospects & Summary
Raymond Blundell (CfA)
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