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The US NGO regularly holds a series of mini-workshops and splinter meetings at the winter AAS meetings.  For past presentations and information on future sessions see the US NGO workshops page.

Gemini Observatory 2021 Virtual Science Meeting Aug 23-26, 2020

To bridge the gap between while an in-person meeting was not possible due to the pandemic.  More information is availble at the conference website.  Data reduction information presented included a DRAGONS project status (video) and workshop (video).

Science and Evolution of Gemini Meeting 2018: July 21, 2018

Workshop abstract:
Introduction to GMOS IFU data reduction:  How to get the data, standard reduction, and a few essential tips and tricks. Presented by Kathleen Labrie.
Link to the workshop documentGMOS IFU-1 Data Reduction Tutorial - Gemini IRAF

The 2016 ITSO/AAO Observational Techniques Workshop: May 3 to 6, 2016

The International Telescopes Support Office in conjunction with the Australian Astronomical Observatory held the 2016 ITSO/AAO Observational Techniques Workshop from midday on Tuesday May 3 to midday on Friday May 6, 2016 at the AAO Headquarters in North Ryde, Sydney.

The workshop was designed to be an introduction to the optical and infrared facilities available to the Australian astronomical community, and included tutorials and demonstrations where participants were able to get their hands on real data and learn how to reduce it.

More information is available at the workshop website: https://www.aao.gov.au/conference/OTW2016/

A hands-on tutorial about Gemini data reduction was given on the afternoon of May 4th. The tar file with all the presentations, and the tutorial instructions is available at https://www.aao.gov.au/files/science/tutorial_material.tar

The 2014 AusGO/AAO Observational Techniques Workshop: April 1 - 4, 2014

The Australian Gemini Office in conjunction with the Australian Astronomical Observatory held the 2014 AusGO/AAO Observational Techniques Workshop from midday on Tuesday April 1 to midday on Friday April 4, 2014 at the AAO Headquarters in North Ryde, Sydney.

The workshop was designed to be an introduction to the optical and infrared facilities available to the Australian astronomical community, and included tutorials and demonstrations where participants got their hands on real data and learned how to reduce it.

More information is available at the workshop website: http://www.aao.gov.au/science/conferences/OTW2014

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

The Australian Gemini Office in conjunction with the Australian Astronomical Observatory held 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 was designed to be an introduction to the optical and infrared facilities available to the Australian astronomical community, and included tutorials and demonstrations where you got your hands on real data and learned 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 organized a Gemini Data Workshop from 19 to 22 July, 2010 in Tucson, Arizona. Registration was free and open to anyone. The workshop covered the basics of astronomical data reduction, presented information on all the GMOS modes, NIRI, NIFS and Mid-IR data reduction and included breakout sessions that focused on the practical aspects of reducing Gemini data using the Gemini IRAF data reduction package.

More information is available at the workshop website: https://noirlab.edu/science/events/websites/gdw