The meeting will highlight 3 areas which we here at SOARD are particularly invested in: Space Weather, Space Situational Awareness and Big (Space-related) Data. We will be presenting some key existing programs and funded efforts as well as many proposed efforts. We are particularly interested in possible teaming arrangements and instrument hosting
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DATES: Nov 6-8, 2017
VENUE AND LOCATION: University of La Serena, La Serena, CHILE
CONTACTS:Planning, travel and logistical issues: MaldonadoKA@state.govTechnical issues: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday AM Session: Space Weather0800 – 0830 Registration and coffee0830 – 0930 AFOSR Program Officer summaries0930 – 1030 PI research summaries1030 – 1100 Coffee break1100 – 1200 PI research summaries1200 – 1300 Proposals and discussions of possible future collaborations1300 – 1400 Lunch
Monday PM Session: Big (Space) Data1400 – 1500 AFOSR Program Officer summaries1500 – 1600 PI research summaries1600 – 1630 Coffee break1630 – 1730 Proposals and discussions of possible future collaborations
Tuesday AM Session: Space Situational Awareness0800 – 0830 Registration and coffee0830 – 0930 AFOSR Program Officer summaries0930 – 1030 PI research summaries1030 – 1100 Coffee break1100 – 1300 PI research summaries1200 – 1300 Proposals and discussions of possible future collaborations1300 – 1400 Lunch
Tuesday PM Session: Miscellaneous space issues1400 – 1600 Proposals and discussions of possible future collaborations
Wednesday: Telescope site visits0800 – Gather at U. La Serena0830 – 1030 Bus ride to Cerro Pachon1030 – 1200 Site visits of Gemini South and LSST1200 – 1300 Transport to Vicuna1300 – 1430 Lunch1430 – 1600 Site visit of FTN (Mamalluca)1600 – 1730 Return transport to La Serena
REGISTRATION: No charge. Light snacks and coffee will be provided throughout but other meals and accommodation will be at attendees expense.
TRANSPORT: Return bus transport for the site visits on Wednesday will be provided (from University of La Serena), but attendees will be responsible for all other transport. La Serena is a one hour flight north of Santiago and the university is 10 minutes drive from the airport.
LODGING: There are many possible hotels but we recommend:
Enjoy Coquimbo Hotel de la BahiaAddress: Avda Peñuelas Norte 56, 1800005 La Serena, ChileReservations emails:email@example.comKarina.firstname.lastname@example.org Leslie.email@example.com
Hotel Costa RealAddress: Francisco de Aguirre 170, La SerenaReservations email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Miss Jennifer GormanDepartamento de Recepción y Reservas+56-51 – 222-1010 / La Serena
Hotel mar de EnsueñoDaniel GonzálezEmail: email@example.comTel: 51-22222-2381/51-2222-7724
IMPORTANT NOTE: Some nationalities may require a visa for entry into Chile. You should find out the requirement for your nationality and, if necessary, apply ASAP. Official letters of invitation can be provided upon request by contacting MaldonadoKA@state.gov.
CLEARANCE/SECURITY: Authors are responsible for obtaining any necessary clearances and permissions for their attendance and presentation materials through their own office(s). All presentations are to be unclassified level and Distribution A. At check-in, presenters must provide an electronic copy of their talks for distribution to all attendees at the completion of the meeting.