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Final Agenda for GBT Future Instrumentation Workshop
9 September 2006

Thursday Sept 7

07:30-08:30 Breakfast in Cafeteria

08:30-09:00 Intro and purpose of Workshop, schedule, etc: Lockman

09:00-10:30 Status of the GBT: 
                   Structure & surface: Prestage 
                   Frontends, backends & weather: O'Neil 
                   RFI environment: Beaudet 
                   Software: Shelton

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00-11:50 Pushing the High Frequency Performance of the GBT: Ford

11:50-12:15 Science drivers for multi-band systems: 
                      Ransom, Minter

12:15-13:15 Lunch in Cafeteria

13:15-14:00 Science Drivers for Bolometer Arrays, and The Penn Array:
             Dicker, Mason

14:00-14:30  Ultrawideband Spectroscopy: Harris

14:30-15:15  Science Drivers for redshifted line studies: 
             Andrew Baker, Langston

15:15-15:40  VLBI-- Science Drivers: Cordes 
                    Upcoming Technology: Brisken 

15:40-16:00 Break

16:00-16:45 Spectroscopy prospects in the 3mm band millimeter band: 
            Pisano, O'Neil, Wootten

16:45-17:30 Developments in Receiver technology I: Morgan, Pospieszalski, 
            Wollack, Claude

17:30-18:00 Discussion

18:00-19:30 Reception in Residence Hall Lounge and Dinner in Cafeteria

19:30-21:00 Evening Discussion: New Software Tools:  Shelton moderates

Friday Sept 8

07:30-08:30 Breakfast in Cafeteria

08:30-10:45 GBT Tour (meet outside the Residence Hall)

10:45:10:55 Break

10:55-12:00 Science Drivers for Pulsar Research: Backer, Lorimer, Cordes

12:00-12:30 Spectrometers: Werthimer

12:30-13:15 Lunch in Cafeteria

13:15-13:45 Electronics Lab & GBT Control Room Tour

13:45-14:30 Backends: Mock,  Backer, Ransom

14:30-15:15 Continuum Studies, a 6-8 GHz receiver, Planetary Radar:
              Mason, Pandian, Campbell

15:15-15:30 Break

15:30-16:45 Science Drivers for Spectroscopic 
            Focal Plane Arrays: DiFrancesco, Lockman, 
            Hollis, Heyer, Haynes

16:45-17:30 Focal Plane Arrays: Carilli, Gaier, Narayanan

17:30-18:00 Discussion

18:00-19:30 Reception in Residence Hall Lounge and Dinner in Cafeteria

19:30-21:00 Discussion on the prospects for beam forming arrays: Fisher, 
            Dougherty, Gaier, Brisken, ...

Saturday Sept 9

08:00-09:15 Breakfast in Cafeteria

09:15-11:00 Engineering Realities and Science Objectives: 
            Fisher, Lockman, Norrod, Shelton, Webber

11:00-11:30 Break

11:30-12:30 Final Discussion: opportunities for collaborative projects:
            Prestage, Jewell, Frail

12:30-13:30 Lunch in Cafeteria

13:30            Tour of the 43m (140 Foot) Telescope


Modified on Tuesday, 03-Oct-2006 08:56:29 EDT