Meetings of IAU Commission 5 and its working groups

Last updated RPN 10-Jul-2009

 

Mon 3 August, session 2

11:00

DIVISION XII business meeting

Mon 3 August, session 3

14:00

Commission 5 business meeting

Chair: Masatosho Ohishi

Agenda:

  1. New Officers of Comm 5
  2. Future Directions of Comm 5
  3. Possible merging of roles of WGAD and Comm 5 (E. Griffin)
  4. Other?

Mon 3 August  session 4

16:00

WG Libraries

Chair: Bob Hanisch/Marsha Bishop

 

 

 

Tue 4 August, session 2

11:00

WG -- Virtual Observatories, Data Centers and Networks business meeting

Chair: Bob Hanisch

Tue 4 Aug

pm

Opening ceremony

 

 

 

Wed 5 Aug session 2

11:00

WG Designations

Chair: Marion Schmitz

Wed 5 Aug

Session 3

14:00

WG -- FITS Data Format

Chair: Bill Pence

 

 

 

Fri 7 August, sessions 1, 2

 

Working Group on Astronomical Data business meeting Chair: Ray Norris

 

09:00

Introduction and business (Ray Norris)

  1. New Deputy Chair of WGAD
  2. CODATA, SCID, Data Centres
  3. Future Directions of WGAD

 

09:20

Challenges of Cosmic Cinematography:  Synoptic Sky Surveys (George. Djorgovski)

 

09:50

The Astronomers Data Manifesto revisited (Ray Norris)

 

10:10

Managing Yesterday's Data: Creating a Resource Worth Having, (Elizabeth Griffin)

 

10:30

coffee & tea break, poster viewing

 

11:00

Discussion on future directions of astronomical data (Andrew Hopkins - See http://wgad.pbworks.com/)

 

12:00

Possible merging of roles of WGAD and Comm 5  (Elizabeth Griffin)

 

 12:10

AOB

Fri 7 Aug

Session 3

14:00

TF -- Preservation and Digitization of Photographic Plates

Chair: Elizabeth Griffin

 

 

 

11 - 14 August 2009

 

Special Session 5

Accelerating the Rate of Astronomical Discovery

See program on http://www.le.ac.uk/has/c41/sps5/