2016-17: ASTRO: Planning Meeting: September 21, 2015


This planning meeting was held at SAMSI.

Schedule and Supporting Media

Monday, September 21, 2015

8:30-8:45 a.m. Shuttle to SAMSI – Meet in the hotel lobby
8:45-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:30 Richard Smith and Sujit Ghosh, SAMSI/NCSU
Welcome and Introduction
(To be broadcast via WebEx)
9:30-10:00 G. Jogesh Babu, Penn State University
Overview of the ASTRO Program; visions and plans
(To be broadcast via WebEx)
10:00-10:30 Sujit Ghosh, SAMSI
Logistics about ASTRO program
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:00 ASTRO Working Groups:
Decide on topics and potential group leaders, mentors for SAMSI postdocs, SAMSI visitors, etc. Groups can break out and meet separately.
12:00-1:00 Group Photo and Lunch


1:00-2:30 ASTRO Opening Workshop:
Decide on topics, tentative schedule and potential speakers.
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-3:30 ASTRO Mid-Program Workshops:
Decide on venues, topics and potential speakers. Groups can break out and meet separately.
3:30-4:30 Finalize All Committees and Working Groups:
Prepare write-ups to be posted on SAMSI website
4:30 Adjourn
Shuttle to RDU Airport