CHARA Community Workshop - Toledo

University of Toledo

McMaster Hall - Room MH 4009

 

Schedule for Friday, September 8, 2017

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Topic Speaker Length Time
       Registration
  15 10:45 AM
Welcome and Overview of the CHARA Array Douglas Gies 30 11:00 AM
Principles of Interferometry and Science Review Gail Schaefer 40 11:30 AM
Applying for Time at the CHARA Array Douglas Gies 30 12:10 PM
Applying for Time at the Very Large Telescope Interfereometer Jean Baptiste Le Bouquin 20 12:40 PM
        Lunch   60 1:00 PM
Observing Strategies and Planning Software Gail Schaefer 20 2:00 PM
Data Format and Modeling/Imaging Software Gail Schaefer 20 2:20 PM
Science Topic: Summary of Imaging Result with MIRC John Monnier 20 2:40 PM
Science Topic: Massive Stars Noel Richardson 20 3:00 PM
Science Topic: Investigating Disk Physics with Interferometry Aaron Sigut 20 3:20 PM
Open discussion to talk about ideas for CHARA observing All 20 3:40 PM
      End of Workshop     4:00 PM
Tour of Ritter Observatory Noel Richardson   4:00 PM

 

CHARA Community Workshop - Caltech/IPAC

 

Caltech/IPAC

Morrisroe Astroscience Laboratory - Room 102

 

Schedule for Sunday, October 8, 2017

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Topic Speaker Length Time
       Registration
  10 11:00 AM
Welcome and Overview of the CHARA Array Douglas Gies 30 11:10 AM
Principles of Interferometry and Science Review Gail Schaefer 40 11:40 AM
Applying for Time at the CHARA Array Douglas Gies 30 12:20 PM
        Lunch   60 12:50 PM
Observing Strategies and Planning Software Gail Schaefer 20 1:50 PM
Data Format and Modeling/Imaging Software Jeremy Jones 30 2:10 PM
Science Topic: Stellar Diameters and Life at CHARA Kaspar von Braun 20 2:40 PM
Science Topic: Science Highlights with the PAVO Beam Combiner Daniel Huber 20 3:00 PM
Science Topic: Ages of Stars Jeremy Jones 20 3:20 PM
Open discussion to talk about ideas for CHARA observing All 20 3:40 PM
      End of Workshop     4:00 PM

 

CHARA Community Workshop - AAS

 

231st AAS Meeting in Washington, DC

Gaylord National Convention Center - Potomac Ballroom 6

 

Schedule for Sunday, January 7, 2017

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Topic Speaker Length Time
Welcome Douglas Gies 10 10:00 AM
Overview of the CHARA Array Theo ten Brummelaar 30 10:10 AM
Principles of Interferometry and Science Review Gail Schaefer 40 10:40 AM
Applying for Time at the CHARA Array Douglas Gies 30 11:20 PM
        Group Photo, Lunch, and Discussion
  90 11:50 PM
Observing Strategies and Planning Software Gail Schaefer 30 1:20 PM
The CHARA Archive and Working with OIFITS Data Jeremy Jones 30 1:50 PM
Recent Developments at NPOI and MROI Gerard van Belle 30 2:20 PM
Open discussion to talk about ideas for observing programs All 10 2:50 PM
      End of Workshop     3:00 PM

 

CHARA Community Workshop - STScI

 

Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD

 

Schedule for Thursday, April 26, 2018

Topic Speaker Length Time
Stellar Astrophysics at High Angular Resolution Gail Schaefer 45 2:00 PM
Overview of the CHARA Array and Applying for Time Douglas Gies 45 2:45 PM
Planning Observations, Data Access, Software Tools Gail Schaefer 30 3:30 PM
Open discussion to talk about ideas for observing programs  All 60 4:00 PM
        End of Workshop
    5:00 PM

CHARA Community Workshop - Toledo

University of Toledo

Friday, September 8, 2017

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Meeting Location

The CHARA Community Workshop at the University of Toledo will be held in McMaster Hall in room MH 4009.  The building is labeled as MH in the top right of the map below:

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Parking on Campus

Permit parking is available on campus in lots 1N, 1S, 2, or 17.  To obtain a parking permit for the day, please email the Make/Model, color, and license plate for your car to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. a week prior to the workshop.  If you are renting a car, please let us know when you expect to pick it up so that we can make arrangements to get you a parking permit after you receive the car information.