Programme of 20th Meeting of EVGA

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011 Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Thursday, March 31, 2011 Friday, April 01, 2011

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011

    08:00 - 09:00 Registration
    09:00 - 10:45 Session 1 (Chair: A. Nothnagel)
    Zensus A. Welcome address
    Alef W. Organisational issues
    Nothnagel A. Welcome address by the Chair of EVGA
    Campbell J. EVGA - Looking back at the early beginnings
    Sun J. Status and future plans for the VieVS scheduling package
    Pietzner J. Nothnagel A. Geodetic VLBI Intensive scheduling based on singular value decomposition
    Collioud A. IVS Live: All IVS sessions on your desktop
      IVS Live: All IVS sessions on your desktop (demo)
    10:45 - 11:15 Coffee
    11:15 - 12:45 Session 2 (Chair: R. Porcas)
    Tuccari G. DBBC3 - Multigigabit Backend
    Brisken W. RDBE
    Ettl M. et al. Concepts for continuous quality monitoring and station remote control
    Neidhardt A. et al. New observation strategies with e-control
    Whitney A. A COTS-Hardware Candidate for the Next-Generation VLBI Data System
    Bertarini A. Polarization Leakage: Final Result
    12:45 - 13:45 Lunch
    13:45 - 15:30 Session 3 (Chair: H. Hase)
    Salnikov A. et al. The Quasar Network Observations in e-VLBI Mode
    Shu F. The current status of a Chinese domestic geodetic VLBI observing program
    Zhang X. The Orbiting of Chinese Lunar Mission with CVN
    Muehle S. Recent Developments at the Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE)
    Alef W. Bonn correlator status report
    Plank L., Boehm J., Schuh H. First steps of processing space VLBI data with VieVS
    15:30 - 16.00 Coffee
    16:00 - 17:30 Session 4 (Chair: A. Nothnagel)
    Petrachenko B. VLBI2010: Status and Prospects
    Cappallo R. Correlator Post-processing Algorithms for VLBI2010
    Niell A. and the VLBI2010 Broadband Development Group Status of the NASA VLBI2010 Proof-of-concept System
    Beaudoin C. Sensitivity evaluation of two VLBI2010 candidate feeds
    MacMillan D. Assessing the accuracy of geodetic measurements for the VLBI2010 observing network
    Hase H. and the member of V2PEG The future global VLBI2010 network of the IVS
    19:00 Conference Dinner (Da Capo)

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011

    09:00 - 10:45 Session 5 (Chair: H. Schuh)
    Finkelstein A. et al. EOP determination from observations of Russian VLBI-network QUASAR
    Bolotin S. Current Status of Development of New VLBI Data Analysis Software
    Hobiger T. et al. VLBI analysis with c5++ - status quo and outlook
    Nilsson T. Status and future plans for the Vienna VLBI Software VieVS
    Artz T, Nothnagel A, Steigenberger P, Tesmer S. Evaluation of Combined Sub-daily UT1-Estimates from GPS and VLBI Observations
    Haas R et al. Near real-time monitoring of UT1 with geodetic VLBI
    10:45 - 11:15 Coffee
    11:15 - 12:45 Session 6 (Chair: R. Haas)
    Spicakova H. Terrestrial reference frame solutions with the Vienna VLBI Software VieVS
    Seitz M. Common realization of Terrestrial and Celestial Reference System
    Boehm J. Impact of a priori gradients on VLBI- and GNSS-derived reference frames
    Garcia-Espada S. Application of ray-tracing through the high resolution numerical weather model HIRLAM for the analysis of European VLBI data
    Le Bail K, Gipson JM Strategy to improve the homogeneity of meteorological data in CALC/SOLVE database
    Gipson J. Report on IVS Working Group 4: Data Structures
    12:45 - 14:45 Extended lunch incl. poster viewing
    Ilin G.
    Radio frequency interference at QUASAR Network Observatories (poster)
    Tornatore V.
    Single baseline GLONASS observations with VLBI: oreliminary results (poster)
    14:45 - 15:30 Session 7 (Chair: D. Behrend)
    Duev D. A Tropospheric Signal Delay Model for Radio Astronomical Observations
    Kwak Y et al. Validation Experiment of the GPS-VLBI hybrid system
    Bourda G. Towards an accurate alignment of the VLBI frame and the future Gaia optical frame: Global VLBI observations status to image candidate sources
    15:30 - 16:00 Coffee
    16:00 - 17:30 Session 8 (Chair: B. Petrachenko)
    Jacobs C et al. The Celestial Reference Frame at X/KA-Band
    Lambert S, Titov O. VLBI measurement of the secular aberration drift
    Titov O et al. Optical spectra of the flat-spectrum radio sources measured at NTT telescope
    Deller A. PSRPI: A large VLBA pulsar parallax program.
    Nothnagel A. Closing remarks
    18:00 - 20.00 Splinter Meeting IVS Working Group on VLBI2010
    (Location: IGG, Nußallee 17)

    Thursday, March 31, 2011

    12th IVS Analysis Workshop
    08:30 - 10:30 Session 1
    10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
    11:00 - 12:00 Session 2
    12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
    13:30 Departure to Effelsberg
    14:30 - 16:30 Visit of 100m radio telescope
    16:30 Return to Bonn

    Friday, April 1, 2011

    25th IVS Directing Board Meeting
    (at Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Nussallee 17, Bonn)
    09:00 - 18:00 DB Meeting
    19.00 Board Dinner (Em Höttche)
    09:00 - Splinter Meetings (t.b.d.)
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