AURA Oversight Council-Gemini Meeting: November 2-3, 2015

Agenda
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Agenda
All times are CLST
     
Sunday, November 1: Meet in Costa Real hotel lobby for transport to dinner
20:00   Dinner at Enjoy Casino Restaurant
Monday, November 2: SBF Enginering Conference Room
07:30   Breakfast at the Costa Real
08:30   Meet in Costa Real Lobby for transport to the Gemini Southern Base Facility
Executive Session
09:00 E1 Welcome, Introductions & Announcements
Approval of the Minutes from the May 11-12, 2015 Meeting
09:10 E2 AURA Report
09:40 E3 NSF Report
Including International Agreement and Status of Recompetition
10:10 E4 Gemini Board Report
10:30   Break
10:45 E5 Director's Report and Presentation
Including update on Mauna Kea situation; science highlights; top-level discussion of the May AOC-G issues/recommendations
11:25 E6 AURA Risk Register and Gemini Risk Update
11:55 E7 Finance Report and Presentation
Including in-depth discussion of the underspend
Closed Executive Session
12:30 C1 Reflections of the morning's presentations
13:00   Lunch
Executive Session
14:00 E8 Operations Report and Presentation
14:15 E9 Development Report and Presentation
GHOST, Gen4#3
14:30 E10 Instrument Procurement - managing IDF
14:45 E11 Discussion on Operations/Development/Instrument Procurement Reports
15:15   Break
15:30 E12 Transition Program Report and Presentation
15:45 E13 Base Facility Operations Report and Presentation
16:00 E14 Discussion on the Transition Program/BFO
16:30 E15 Shared Services
Closed Executive Session
16:40 C2 Approval of the Closed Minutes from May 11-12, 2015
  • Election of Vice-Chair
  • Discussion with M. Kissler-Patig
  • Council Discussion
17:40   Adjournment and transportation back to Costa Real
19:15   Meet in Lobby for transport to dinner
19:30   ​Dinner at Porotas Restaurant
Av. del Mar 900, La Serena, Región de Coquimbo, Chile
http://www.porotas.cl/
     
Tuesday, November 3: SBF Enginering Conference Room
07:30   Breakfast at the Costa Real
08:30   Meet in Costa Real Lobby for transport to the Gemini Southern Base Facility
Closed Executive Session
09:00 C3 Draft the AOC-G Observations and Recommendations
10:15   Break
10:30 C4 Draft the AOC-G Observations and Recommendations 
13:00   Lunch
14:00 E16 Q&A with Observatory Staff
Closed Executive Session
15:00 C5 Draft the AOC-G Observations and Recommendations 
15:30   Break
15:45 C6 Draft the AOC-G Observations and Recommendations
16:00 C7 Review AOC-G Observations and Recommendations with Directorate
17:00   Adjournment and transportation back to Costa Real
19:30  

Dinner at the Costa Real Hotel with the Gemini Board
Costa Real Hotel
Francisco de Aguirre 170, La Serena IV Región, Chile · (056)0512221010
 www.costareal.cl/

     
Addtional Reports
    2015 Program Plan Progress
Background Documents
    Transition Program Report: Q2
    Transition Program Report: Q3
     

 


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