Final Program of the first Workshop - ALFA Extragalactic HI Consortium

March 14, 2003
Arrival of Workshop Attendees
16:00-18:00 Registration (in AO Library)
March 15, 2003
07:30-09:00 Registration (at AOVEF)
Welcome & Introduction 09:10 Welcome to AO Daniel Altschuler
09:15 General Introduction to ALFA
Part I - pdf only
Part II - pdf, ppt, or html

German Cortes
Avinash Deshpande
10:00 Discussion
10:20 ALFA IF/LO system - pdf only Lisa Wray
10:40 Discussion (& Coffee)
11:00 The WAPP Jeff Hagen
11:30 Backend Discussion
12:00 Lunch (Cafeteria)
Introduction to ALFA, cont 14:00 RFI issues at AO, present & Future - pdf, ppt, or html Murray Lewis
14:15 RFI Discussion
Parallel Surveys
14:30 Galactic ALFA surveys Chris Salter
15:00 Discussion (& Coffee)
Simulations 15:30

Simulations of ALFA finding for three surveys:\
Virgo Survey, All sky survey, ZOA survey - pdf, ppt, or html

On-The-Fly Mapping at AO: Sensitivity and Baseline Quality - pdf, ppt, or html

Riccardo Giovanelli
Kristine Spekkens
Related Science 16:05 Jodrell multi-beam Virgo survey - pdf, ppt, or html Jon Davies
16:25 The SMUDGES Survey Liese van Zee
16:40 Searching the Environment around Ly-alpha Absorbers -
pdf or html
Jessica Rosenberg
17:10 General Discussion
17:30 Dinner (Cafeteria)
19:00 Post-dinner discussion around the pool (BYOB)
March 16, 2003
09:00 General Introduction & Consortium Guidelines Don Campbell
09:45 Pulsar ALFA surveys - pdf, or ppt Jim Cordes
Previous Multibeam Surveys 10:15 HIPASS Results & Lessons - pdf, ppt, or html Lister Stavely-Smith
10:35 HIDEEP & HIJASS Results - pdf, ppt, or htm Erwin de Blok
10:55 Discussion & Coffee
Related Science, cont. 11:10 HIMF Steve Schneider
11:30 Goldmine: Virgo cluster and optical databases - pdf, ppt, or html Peppo Gavazzi
11:45 Ionization and the Detection of Low HI Mass Galaxies Suzanne Linder
12:00 The Search for HVCs in other Galaxies - pdf, ppt, or html Mary Putman
12:15 Using the Parkes multibeam to Search for HVC Analogs -
pdf, ppt, or html
D.J. Pisano
12:30 Lunch (Cafeteria)
16:00 (Coffee, discussion continues)
17:00 Discussion
18:30-22:00 Workshop Dinner (El Observatorio)
March 17, 2003
09:00 Workshop Photo at the Visitor's Center
09:15 Discussion
10:30 Coffee
11:00 Discussion
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Discussion
16:30 Beer by the pool (BYO)