November 4- 6, 2011
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
Santa Clara, California
Provisional and Subject to change

2011 Meeting Agenda

The Technology Showcase will be closed during workshops and general sessions except as noted below.
SCHEDULE EVENT SPEAKER LOCATION
 
Thursday, November 3
 6:30PM-  8:00PM Conference Registration Convention Ctr Entrance
Friday, November 4
 7:00AM-  8:00AM Late Conference Registration
Continental Breakfast
(included with registration fee)
Convention Ctr Entrance
Magnolia
  Workshop Track 1
 8:00AM- 10:00AM The ABC's of Image Processing Adam Block Lafayette/San Thomas/Lawrence
 8:00AM- 9:30AM Image Processing with PixInsight Steve Leshin Nappa I & II
 8:00AM- 9:30AM The "Hands On" Challenges Of Building And Operating An Imaging Observatory and How To Deal With Them Mike Rice Winchester
 8:00AM- 9:30AM Complete Image Acquisition Automation with CCDAutoPilot John Smith Stevens Creek
Workshop Track 2
10:00AM- 12:00PM Awakening your Images R. Jay GaBany Lafayette/San Thomas/Lawrence
10:00AM- 11:30AM The Next Generation of Observatory Automation Bob Denny Winchester
10:00AM- 11:30AM Narrow Band Imaging Don Goldman Stevens Creek
12:00PM-  1:30PM Lunch (included with registration fee)
Technology Showcase is open
Magnolia
Exhibition area
  Workshop Track 3
Technology Showcase is open
 1:30PM- 3:30PM Awakening your Images R. Jay GaBany Lafayette/San Thomas/Lawrence
 1:30PM- 3:00PM Image Processing with PixInsight Steve Leshin Nappa I & II
 1:30PM- 3:00PM The "Hands On" Challenges Of Building And Operating An Imaging Observatory and How To Deal With Them Mike Rice Winchester
 1:30PM- 3:00PM Complete Image Acquisition Automation with CCDAutoPilot John Smith Stevens Creek
  Workshop Track 4
Technology Showcase is open
 3:30PM- 5:30PM The ABC's of Image Processing Adam Block Lafayette/San Thomas/Lawrence
 3:30PM- 5:00PM The Next Generation of Observatory Automation Bob Denny Winchester
 3:30PM- 5:00PM Narrow Band Imaging Don Goldman Stevens Creek
 5:00PM-  6:00PM Technology Showcase is open Exhibition area
 6:00PM-  7:30PM Dinner (included with registration fee)
Magnolia
 7:00PM-  8:00PM Technology Showcase is open Exhibition area
 8:00PM-  10:00PM Conference General Session Opener & Sponsor Updates
Technology Showcase is closed
Main Venue
 
Saturday, November 5
 7:00AM-  8:30AM Full Breakfast (included with registration fee) Magnolia
 8:30AM-  9:30AM 2011 Hubble Award Lecture Ron Wodaski Main Venue
 9:30AM- 10:30AM Wide Field Image Processing Dr. Steve Cannistra Main Venue
10:30AM- 11:00AM Break
Technology Showcase is open

Exhibition area
11:00AM- 11:45AM The Night Sky in 37,440 Exposures Nick Risinger Main Venue
11:45AM-  1:00PM Lunch (included with registration fee)
Technology Showcase is open
Magnolia
Exhibition area
 1:00PM-  2:00PM Hearts of Darkness -- Black Holes in Space Dr. Alex Filippenko Main Venue
 2:00PM-  2:45PM Taking the Mystery out of Flat Fielding Peter Kalajian Main Venue
 2:45PM-  3:15PM Break
Technology Showcase is open

Exhibition area
 3:15PM-  5:00PM AIC Spotlight Presentations Dr. David Martínez-Delgado
Dean Salman
Joel Hagan
Main Venue
 5:00PM-  6:00PM Technology Showcase is open Exhibition area
 6:00PM-  7:30PM Dinner (included with registration fee) Magnolia
 7:30PM-  9:30PM Technology Showcase is open (Last chance!) Exhibition area
 7:30PM-  8:30PM Remote Imaging Demonstration
Technology Showcase is open
Adam Block Main Venue
 
Sunday, November 6
 7:00AM-  8:30AM Full Breakfast (included with registration fee)
Technology Showcase is closed
Magnolia
 8:30AM-  9:15AM Interpreting Interferograms and Collimating Ritchey-Chrétien Optics Paul Jones
with Richard Simons
Main Venue
 9:15AM-  10:30AM The Hydrogen Sky (or having fun with 6 billion pixels of light exposure) Dennis DiCicco Main Venue
10:30AM- 11:00AM Door prize drawing (you must be present to win)
Conference adjourns at conclusion of this event.
Main Venue


* Specific location will be announced prior to the meeting