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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