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Data Workshops

The South American Data Workshop: October 27 - 30, 2011

The workshop will be dedicated mainly to the discussion of the use, reduction and analysis of Gemini data. It will focus in particular on data obtained with the Gemini instruments GMOS, GNIRS, and NIFS, as well as with the new Gemini South instruments GSAOI and FLAMINGOS-2. Invited speakers will talk about the capabilities of these instruments, with the goal of simulating their use by the Gemini community.

More information, as well as the presentations, are available at the workshop website:


The 2011 AusGO/AAO Observational Techniques Workshop: August 30 - September 2, 2011

The Australian Gemini Office in conjunction with the Australian Astronomical Observatory will hold the 2011 AusGO/AAO Observational Techniques Workshop over three and a half days from Tuesday August 30 to Friday September 2, 2011 in the ATNF Marsfield Lecture Theatre in Sydney.

The workshop is designed to be an introduction to the optical and infrared facilities available to the Australian astronomical community, and will include tutorials and demonstrations where you can get your hands on real data and learn how to reduce it.

More information is available at the workshop website:


NOAO Gemini Data Workshop: July 19 - 22, 2010

Gemini Observatory and the US National Optical Astronomy Observatory are organizing a Gemini Data Workshop from the 19 to the 22 July, 2010 in Tucson, Arizona. Registration is free and open to anyone. The workshop will cover the basics of astronomical data reduction, present information on all the GMOS modes, NIRI, NIFS and Mid-IR data reduction and will include breakout sessions that will focus on the practical aspects of reducing Gemini data using the Gemini IRAF data reduction package.

More information is available at the workshop website: