Conference Programme

Wednesday 9th of October 2019

08:55 - 09:00
Morning announcements

Session 7a. Telescope operations and scheduling: from classical to autonomous

Start Time: 09:00 | Room: Plenary Theatre | Chair: Pascal Ballester

09:00 - 09:30
Invited talk (I7.1)
Josep Colomé
STARS: Telescope and space mission scheduling towards a multi-observatory framework
09:30 - 09:45
Oral Contribution (O7.2)
Roberto Pizzo
LOFAR: challenges and solutions to operate the World's largest radio telescope
09:45 - 10:00
Oral Contribution (O7.3)
Vanessa Moss
Preparing for the next generation of radio observatory operations
10:00 - 11:00
Coffee and Poster break
10:25 - 10:55
Focus Demo (F3)
Johannes Spreeuw
GPU acceleration of the SAGECal calibration package for the SKA

Session 7b. Telescope operations and scheduling: from classical to autonomous

Start Time: 11:00 | Room: Plenary Theatre | Chair: Pascal Ballester

11:00 - 11:15
Oral Contribution (O7.4)
Benjamin Winkel
Starlink, OneWeb and 5G - A new dark age for radio astronomy?
11:15 - 11:30
Oral Contribution (O7.5)
Matthias Schartner
Presentation of a new VLBI scheduling software VieSched++
11:30 - 11:45
Oral Contribution (O7.6)
Eva Sciacca
Big Data Architectures for Logging and Monitoring Large Scale Telescope Arrays
11:45 - 12:00
Oral Contribution (O7.7)
Luisa Arrabito
A DIRAC based prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array data management, processing and simulations

Lightning Session 3

Start Time: 12:00 | Room: Plenary Theatre | Chair: Pascal Ballester

12:00 - 12:03
L.11
Mireille Louys
(P2.6) Implementation feedback of the IVOA Provenance data model
12:03 - 12:06
L.12
Sander ter Veen
(P8.13) Calibration of a phased array using holography: the LOFAR case.
12:06 - 12:09
L.13
Pablo Gutiérrez-Marqués
(P8.17) Operability vs optimization in automated telescopes. Lessons learnt from robotic space exploration.
12:09 - 12:12
L.14
Karan Vahi
(P10.39) Gearing the DECam Analysis Pipeline for Multi-Messenger Astronomy using Pegasus Workflows
12:12 - 12:15
L.15
Gyula I. G. Jozsa
(P10.40) MeerKATHI - an end-to-end data reduction pipeline for MeerKAT and other radio telescopes
12:15 - 13:45
Lunch break

Session 8. Open data access and provisioning

Start Time: 13:45 | Room: Plenary Theatre | Chair: Jessica Mink

13:45 - 14:15
Invited talk (I8.1)
Juan Gonzalez-Nunez
Maximising data reach: bringing the Gaia dataset to the world
14:15 - 14:30
Oral Contribution (O8.2)
Anastasia Galkin
Daiquiri - Python based framework for the publication of scientific databases
14:30 - 14:45
Oral Contribution (O8.3)
Anne-Marie Weijmans
Streamlining the Sloan Digital Sky Survey public data releases: changes made and lessons learned
14:45 - 15:00
Oral Contribution (O8.4)
Javier Hernández Fuertes
Implementing, with Python and PostgreSQL, Virtual Observatory services for publishing survey data from the Observatorio Astrofísico de Javalambre
15:00 - 16:00
Coffee and Poster break
15:25 - 15:55
Focus Demo (F4)
Gijs Verdoes Kleijn
Astro-WISE

Session 9. Data processing pipelines

Start Time: 16:00 | Room: Plenary Theatre | Chair: Stephen Gwyn

16:00 - 16:30
Invited talk (I9.1)
Eleonora Alei
Exo-MerCat: a merged exoplanet catalog with Virtual Observatory connection
16:30 - 16:45
Oral Contribution (O9.2)
Steven Crawford
Science Platforms for the reduction and analysis of data for the James Webb Space Telescope
16:45 - 17:00
Oral Contribution (O9.3)
Gijs Molenaar
Easy to deploy and easy to modify data reduction pipelines using KERN and CWL
17:00 - 17:15
Oral Contribution (O9.4)
Mateusz Malenta
Accelerating Radio Astronomy With High Performance Computing
17:15 - 17:30
Oral Contribution (O9.5)
Emmanuel Bertin
The SExtractor++ software

Birds of a Feather (B.7)

Start Time: 17:35 | Room: Plenary Theatre

17:35 - 18:35
Simon O'Toole
Building Balanced Teams

Birds of a Feather (B.8)

Start Time: 17:35 | Room: 1 & 2

17:35 - 18:35
Giuliano Taffoni
Science platforms: towards data science.

Birds of a Feather (B.9)

Start Time: 17:35 | Room: 5 & 6

17:35 - 18:35
Alice Allen
Future Governance of the Astrophysics Source Code Library



Legend
  • Invited talk
  • Oral contribution
  • Lightning talks
  • Focus Demo
  • Other activity
  • Break