FAPESP-NWO Workshop on Advanced Instrumentation for Astronomy

The São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, NWO, invite you to the

FAPESP-NWO Workshop on Advanced Instrumentation for Astronomy

March, 16th 2015
10:00 to 17:00
Venue: Rua Pio XI, 1500 – Alto da Lapa – São Paulo

The workshop will explore collaboration opportunities among scientists and engineers in São Paulo, Brazil, and in the Netherlands, with a focus on instrumentation research projects for astronomy and cosmology that can contribute to programs supported by FAPESP and NWO.

Registration: www.fapesp.br/eventos/astronomy/registration

PROGRAM

09:30

Registration and Welcome Coffee

10:00

Opening of the Session
Welcome remarks from FAPESP and NWO

10:10

Introductions
The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Roberto Marcondes
PDF

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
Ronald Stark

10:50

Initiatives in Astronomy in Brazil and in the Netherlands

Brazil: Laerte Sodré Jr, USP – FAPESP PDF

Netherlands: Koen Kuijken, Leiden University PDF

Q&A (10 mins)

12:30

Lunch (restaurants around FAPESP)

14:00

Models for Industry-Academy Interaction in Advanced Instrumentation for Astronomy

Brazil: João E. Steiner, USP – FAPESP PDF

Netherlands: Wilfried Boland, NOVA (Netherlands Research School for Astronomy) PDF

Q&A (10 mins)

15:10

Coffee break

15:40

Advanced Instrumentation for Astronomy: Research Labs, Key Projects, Higher Education and Training

Brazil:

  • Jacques R. D. Lepine, USP – LLAMA Project (Large Latin-American Millimetric Array) PDF
  • Elisabete de Gouveia Dal Pino, USP – CTA (Cherenkov Telescope Array) PDF

Netherlands:

  • Overview of NL Optical-IR and ALMA instrumentation programs, including METIS, WEAVE – Wilfried Boland, NOVA PDF
  • EPICS – Christoph Keller, Leiden University PDF
  • MICADO – Ramon Navarro, ASTRON (Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy)
  • MOSAIC – Lex Kaper, Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy PDF
  • EHT and BlackGEM – Paul Groot, NOVA (Research School for Astronomy) PDF

Q&A (10 mins)

17:00

Close of the day


Event free of charge / Limited registration

Information:  (11) 3838-4362 / vera@fapesp.br

Parking suggestion: Pio Park – Rua Pio XI, 1320  | Tonimar – Rua Jorge Americano, 89