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AAS Informational Email 2010-14

Subject: Bay Area AAS Decadal Survey Town Hall Meeting

All AAS members in CA, NV and OR are advised that a Bay Area AAS Decadal SurveyTown Hall will be held on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley on 29 November from 1pm to 4pm.

This special Town Hall, hosted by Imke de Pater and the UC Berkeley has an exciting range of speakers and there will be plenty of time for discussion and questions. Don't miss this unique opportunity to delve deeply into the recommendations of Astro2010.

Where: Berkeley campus: Madrone Room, Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union (ASUC).

Specifics are listed here:

Doors open at 12:30 and refreshments will be provided.

The event is planned for 3 hours. All talks listed below include discussion time (5 min, or more).

The overall idea is to present a blend of the decadal survey and projects underway within the Bay Area.


1:00 Imke de Pater (UC Berkeley): Welcome
1:15 Roger Blandford, Stanford University: General Review
2:00 Claire Max, UCSC: Overview of the report of the Panel on Optical
and Infrared Astronomy from the Ground
2:20 Tony Tyson, UC Davis: LSST
2:35 Saul Perlmutter, LBNL: WFIRST
2:50 Geoff Bower, UC Berkeley: Radio Landscape (includes FASR, ATA(/SKA), CCAT)
3:10 Stuart Bale, UC Berkeley, SSL: ATST
3:30 Josh Bloom, UC Berkeley: SASIR
3:45 David Schlegel, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: BIG BOSS

[Mailed from 16 November 2010]

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