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ALMA Proposal Preparation Day 2016

Announcement from the Italian Node
In preparation to the ALMA Cycle 4 proposal submission deadline of April 21st, the Italian node of the European ARC is organizing an "ALMA proposal preparation day" to support the ALMA users to prepare their proposals. This meeting will be held at the INAF-Osservatorio di Radioastronomia, Bologna, on the 11-12th of April.

Call for Proposals for APEX/SEPIA Band 9

A new Band 9 receiver was installed inside the Swedish ESO PI receiver for Apex (SEPIA) at APEX in early February. This receiver, built by NOVA, is a copy of the ALMA Band 9 receiver, and covers frequencies from 600 to 722 GHz.

ALMA Cycle 4 Information for Large Programs

As indicated in the Pre-announcement for the Cycle 4 Call for Proposals, the Joint ALMA Observatory (JAO) will accept proposals for Large Programs for the first time in Cycle 4.

Conference Announcement: Half a Decade of ALMA

This international four-day (September 20 - 23, 2016) conference will highlight ALMA results at the threshold of the array's fifth year of science operations and bring together researchers from around the world to motivate collaborations for ALMA Cycle 5.

German ALMA Community Days 2016

Announcement from the German Node To prepare the local astronomical community for Cycle 4, the German ARC node organizes the German ALMA Community Days 2016 at the Argelander-Institut für Astronomie in Bonn on 6-8 April 2016.

New ALMA Science Verification Data

A new installment of Science Verification data is available. This release contains data on the following Science Verification target: IRAS16293-2422 spectral line observations in Band 4 (CH3CN, CH3OH) with the 12-m Array, demonstrating the Band 4 capability.

ALMA and GMVA Observations in Cycle 4

People interested in proposing VLBI observations with ALMA should be informed that ALMA will participate in some GMVA observations during ALMA Cycle 4 at 3mm wavelengths in the period Oct 1 2016 - Sept 30 2017.

Radio Interferometry: Methods and Science

Announcement from the German Node The course "Radio Interferometry: Methods and Science", held in English at the university of Bonn in April-July 2016, offers a hands-on overview of major aspects of radio/mm/submm interferometry for master students, PhD students and senior astronomers.

ALMA Cycle 3 workshops Mar-Apr 2015

The workshops to prepare for ALMA cycle 3 proposals will be divided between NOVA interest groups

ALMA Cycle workshop and NL Submillimeter Day 20-21 June 2012

A two-day workshop on ALMA Cycle 1 scientific capabilities will be held jointly with a NL Submillimeter Day. The meeting will take place on Wednesday June 20 and Thursday June 21 at Leiden Observatory.

CASA Cycle 0 PI Workshop 12-14 Dec 2011

Allegro organised a CASA Workshop from Monday, 12 Dec to Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011, which was dedicated to the PIs and co-Is of successful ALMA Cycle 0 proposals.

ALMA Early Science Cycle 0 Workshop

This workshop provided an overview of the Early Science call and a hands-on tutorial on the Observing Tool (OT) and CASA as well as help with proposal preparation for Cycle 0. See also this page for more information on the call for Early Science. Workshop material