Self-calibration and advanced imaging workshop test

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Workshop on self-calibration and advanced imaging

11-13 December 2017 - Istituto di Radioastronomia Bologna, Italy

The Italian node of the European ALMA Regional Centre organizes a 2-days workshop on Self-calibration and advanced imaging, to be held at the INAF-Istituto di Radioastronomia (Bologna, Italy) on 11-13 December 2017. Lectures will be held by Ed Fomalont (NRAO/Chile), and Anita Richards (UK ARC Node).

The main purpose of this short workshop is to obtain a better understanding of the self-calibration and advanced imaging techniques, in particular on ALMA data. It will be a unique opportunity for the participants to familiarize themselves with these techniques and to discuss about them in an informal way with experts in the field. During the hands-on sessions participants can possibly work on their own datasets, receiving help from the experts and discussing with the other participants. A "backup" dataset will be also made available. Participation is open to all members of nodes of the European ALMA Regional Centre and all interested people working at the Istituto di Radioastronomia.


Monday, 11/12

   14:00 - 15:30 Self-calibration [Ed Fomalont/Anita Richards]
   15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
   16:00 - 17:30 Advanced imaging [Robert Laing (tbc)]  

Tuesday, 12/12

   10:00 - 13:20 Hands-on:tutorial?
   Coffee/Tea break at about 11:15 (ca. 20 min)
   13:30               Lunch
   14:30 - 17:00 Hands-on: work on ALMA data [Guided by Ed and Anita].

Wednesday, 13/12

   10:00 - 13:20 Continue working on data and discussion 
   Coffee/Tea break at about 11:15 (ca. 20 min)
   13:30               Lunch


Please fill in the registration form. No registration fee is requested.

The workshop will be limited to 30 participants. We will prioritize the participation to at least one member of each EU ARC node, and confirm participation to the first registered member from each node; the remaining places will be allocated on a "first come first serve" basis.

Participant list. Updated Oct 13 2017

  • Stephen Bourke (Nordic ARC node)
  • Ana Lopez Sepulcre (IRAM ARC node)
  • Liz Humphreys (ESO Garching)

Tutorial & Videocon

The tutorial will be run on the local ARC cluster. Access details will be circulated to the participants before the meeting. A videocon session can be organized for a restricted number of participants for the school and the workshop sessions but not during the tutorial. Access details will be circulated to the participants in due course.

Venue, Logistics & contacts

The meeting will be held at the Istituto di Radioastronomia, via Gobetti 101, Bologna. Directions to reach the campus can be found here. Hotels close to the campus are listed here. For any request please contact the Italian ARC

This event has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730562 [RadioNet]