Program > VLTI Community Days

             
  Very Large Telescope Interferometer: Community days  
  Meeting Agenda        
             
 
  Location: Maison Jean Kuntzmann - Campus Universitaire  
  Date: 15th/16th January 2014  
  Talks: 30mn = 20mn talk +10 mn questions, 20 = 15mn talk + 5mn questions  
 
     
  Start End Time Item Speaker  
  Wednesday 15th Session 1: Scientific Highlights  
  08:30:00 08:45:00 0:15 Welcome  Jean-Philippe Berger  
  08:45:00 09:15:00 0:30 Young Stellar Objects environments: the VLTI view Myriam Benisty  
  09:15:00 09:45:00 0:30 YSO studies in context Leonardo Testi  
  09:45:00 10:15:00 0:30 Discussion: YSO science at VLTI Mod: W.-J de Wit  
  10:15:00 10:35:00 0:20 Coffee break    
  10:35:00 11:05:00 0:30 Active Galactic Nuclei: the VLTI view Konrad Tristram  
  11:05:00 11:35:00 0:30 Challenges in AGN studies: the VLTI in a broader observing context Almudena Alonso-Herrero  
  11:35:00 11:55:00 0:20 AGN Science with Gravity Leonard Burtscher  
  11:55:00 12:25:00 0:30 Discussion: AGN science at VLTI Mod: S. Hoenig  
  12:25:00 13:45:00 1:20 Lunch Break    
  13:45:00 14:15:00 0:30 Interferometry and the Distance Scale Pierre Kervella  
  14:15:00 14:45:00 0:30 The Araucaria Project Grzegorz Pietrzynski  
  Wednesday 15th Session 2: VLTI status  
  14:45:00 15:00:00 0:15 An overview of VLTI scientific usage J.-P. Berger  
  15:00:00 15:30:00 0:30 MIDI Christoph Leinert  
  15:30:00 15:50:00 0:20 Coffee break    
  15:50:00 16:20:00 0:30 AMBER Romain Petrov  
  16:20:00 16:50:00 0:30 VLTI: ten years of operation, successes and limitations. Antoine Merand  
  16:50:00 17:10:00 0:20 The joy of scheduling VLTI Nando Patat  
  17:10:00 17:40:00 0:30 Feedback from the 2013 User's committee M. Wittkowski/C. Paladini  
  17:40:00 18:10:00 0:30 Discussion Mod: M. Wittkowski  
  Thursday 16th Session 3: Preparing for the future  
  09:00:00 09:20:00 0:20 A plan for VLTI J.-P. Berger  
  09:20:00 09:40:00 0:20 Considerations on interferometric sensitivity R. Petrov  
  09:40:00 10:10:00 0:30 Preparing for operations with GRAVITY and MATISSE Antoine Mérand  
  10:10:00 10:55:00 0:45 Discussion: towards a new operation model Moderator  
  10:55:00 11:15:00 0:20 Coffee break    
  11:15:00 11:45:00 0:30 The European Interferometry Initiative S. Kraus  
  11:45:00 12:45:00 1:00 Discussion: challenges for the VLTI community    
 
  Thursday 16th Special discussions  
  14:00:00 15:30:00 1:30 Telescope configurations    
  15:30:00 17:00:00 1:30 Calibrator JMMC-ESO meeting    
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