Telescope Access Program
1st Workshop for Optical-IR Astronomy in China
16-17 February 2011
CFHT Hale 5m MMT Magellan


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Workshop Program

Wednesday, Feb 16, 2011

08:15-09:00  Registration

09:00-09:10  Welcome
09:10-09:35  Introduction to the Telescope Access Program (E. Peng) [15+10]

Introduction to Facilities, I
09:35-10:00 Christian Veillet - Introduction to CFHT [25+10]
10:00-10:35 Daniel Devost - Science Operations at CFHT [25+10]

10:35-11:00 Tea/Coffee break

11:00-11:45 Andy Boden - (Remote video) Introduction to P200 [30+15]
11:45-12:00 Xiaobo Dong - Observing at the P200 [10+5]

12:00-13:45 Lunch

Current and Future Science Directions, I
13:45-14:05 Yipeng Jing - Evolution of Galaxy Clusters [13+7]
14:05-14:25 Xiaowei Liu - The Galactic Anticenter Survey [13+7]
14:25-14:45 Juntai Shen - Galaxy Dynamics [13+7]
14:45-15:05 Xu Zhou - An Overview of Domestic Optical-IR Facilities [13+7]
15:05-15:20 Tea/Coffee break

Introduction to Facilities, II
15:20-15:55 Xiaohui Fan - Introduction to MMT and Magellan [25+10]
15:55-16:30 Phil Hinz - High Resolution Capabilities at MMT and Magellan [25+10]

16:30-16:45 Short Break

16:45-17:45 Panel Q&A (Devost, Fan, Hinz, Peng, Veillet) - questions and discussion


Thursday, Feb 17, 2011

08:30-09:00 Tea/Coffee

Current and Future Science Directions, II
09:00-09:20 Xianzhong Zheng - Extragalactic Ultra-Deep Surveys [13+7]
09:20-09:40 Lei Hao - An IFU on the Lijiang 2.4m Telescope [13+7]
09:40-10:05 Shiang-Yu Wang - ASIAA Optical-IR Astronomy [15+10]
10:05-10:20 Eric Peng - How to write a good proposal [10+5]

10:20-10:50 Tea/Coffee Break

10:50-12:15 Topical breakout groups

12:15-14:00 Lunch

Future Facilities and Instrumentation
14:00-14:25 CFHT future [15+10]
14:25-14:50 Steward future: LBT and GMT [15+10]
14:50-15:15 Shude Mao - CTMT [15+10]

15:15-15:45 Tea/Coffee Break

15:45-17:00 Discussion

End of meeting