2012 Annual IOTA Meeting

October 19 - 21, 2012

North Las Vegas, NV

(updated Sunday, December 09, 2012)

30th Annual Meeting of the International Occultation Timing Association

David Dunham, Greenbelt, MD, USA, dunham@starpower.net

 

 

Presentations Page

This page WILL EVENTUALLY contain all the Presentations given at the 2012 Annual Meeting.

It is provided now so that you can download the Presentations you are interested in making it easier for you to follow along.

 

Minutes of the 2012 Annual Meeting

provided by Richard Nugent, Exec. Secretary

 

 

Meeting Agenda and Times

(updated October 18, 2012)

 

FRI OCT 19       TOPIC PRESENTER NOTES
LVT GMT FRG AUS      
900 1600 1700 300 WELCOME D.DUNHAM PARKING, RESTROOMS, OVERALL
 PROGRAM AND OCCULTATION 
 
905 1605 1705 305 INTRODUCTION OF ATTENDEES    
0915-0950 1615-1650 1715-1750 0305-0350 BUSINESS:TREASURY REPORT AND JOA STATUS C.ELLINGTON EVO 10m
        2013 PROPOSED LOCATION OF IOTA MEETING D.DUNHAM 5m
        SECRETARY REPORT, MINUTES OF LAST MEETING R.NUGENT 10m
        IOTA VTI STATUS W.MORGAN 10m
S.BUMBARNER
0950-1000 1650-1700 1750-1800 0350-0400 HOMER DABOLL AWARD T.REDDING 10m
D.DUNHAM
1000-1010 1700-1710 1800-1810 0400-0410 IOTA PUBLICATION STATUS B.TIMERSON EVO 10m
1010-1040 1710-1740 1810-1840 0410-0440 JEE2012 OBSERVING CAMPAIGN PRELIMINARY RESULTS S.DEGENHARDT 30m
1040-1055 1740-1755 1840-1855 0440-0455 BREAK   15m
1055-1115 1755-1815 1855-1915 0455-0515 RESULTS OF THE MAY 20 ANNULAR ECLIPSE R.NUGENT 20m
1115-1140 1815-1840 1915-1940 0515-0540 50 YEARS OF GRAZING OCCULTATIONS D.DUNHAM 25m
1140-1155 1840-1855 1940-1955 0540-0555 A NEW MOUNT DESIGN FOR THE 120MM MAXI S.DEGENHARDT 15m
        OPEN FOR MORE PRESENTATIONS   5m
1200-1330 1900-2030 2000-2130 0600-0730 LUNCH   1.5 hours
1330 2030 2130 730 TECH SESSION 1    
1330-1410 2030-2110 2130-2210 0730-0810 MIGHTY MINI LESSONS LEARNED FROM KHABAROVSK D.DUNHAM 40m
1410-1430 2110-2130 2210-2230 0810-0830 NEAF MEETING REPORT T.BLANK 20m
1430-1500 2130-2200 2230-2300 0830-0900 ESOP MEETING REPORT D.DUNHAM 20m
1500-1515 2200-2215 2300-2315 0900-0915 BREAK   15m
1515-1540 2215-2240 2315-2340 0915-0940 REVIEW OF WORLD WIDE ASTEROIDAL OCCULTATIONS 2011-2012 D.HERALD(2) EVO 25m
1540-1600 2240-2300 2340-0000 0940-1000 DETERMINING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF YOUR VIDEO CAMERA – PART A D.HERALD(2) EVO  20m
1600-1630 2300-2330 0000-0030 1000-1030 DETERMINING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF YOUR VIDEO CAMERA – PART B H.PAVLOV(2) EVO  30m 
1630-1645 2330-2345 0030-0045 1030-1045 OBSERVATIONAL RESULTS FOR 2012 D.DUNHAM 15m
1645-1720 2345-0020 0045-0120 1045-1120 ASTRONOMICAL DIGITAL VIDEO SYSTEM (ADVS) D.GAULT(2) EVO  35m
H.PAVLOV
T.BARRY
 
1720-1730 0020-0030 0120-0130 1120-1130 UPDATE ON STATUS OF PROPOSED ASTRONOMICAL LEAGUE OCCULTATION OBSERVING PROGRAM S.CONARD 10m
1730-1750 0030-0050 0130-0150 1130-1150 GPS ABC D.GAULT 20m
        OPEN FOR MORE PRESENTATIONS   10m
1800 100 200 1200 ADJOURN    
             
             
SAT OCT 20            
0900-1000 1600 1700 300 EXECUTIVE OFFICERS MEETING OFFICERS ONLY 60m
1000 1700 1800 400 TECH SESSION 2    
1000-1020 1700-1720 1800-1820 0400-0420 IOTA/ME REPORT M.ZAKERIN(1) EVO 20m
1020-1030 1720-1730 1820-1830 0420-0430 OPEN FOR MORE PRESENTATIONS   10m
1030-1045 1730-1745 1830-1845 0430-0445 BREAK   15m
1045-1100 1745-1800 1845-1900 0445-0500 CURRENT STATE OF MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR IOTA OPERATIONS C.HEROLD 15m
1100-1115 1800-1815 1900-1915 0500-0515 INVERSION MODEL PRIORITY LISTS B.TIMERSON EVO 15m
1115-1135 1815-1835 1915-1935 0515-0535 CAMERA COMPARISON - SIGNAL LEVELS & SNR S.CONARD, B. HOLENSTEIN, R.GENET  20m
1135-1140 1835-1840 1935-1940 0535-0540 STATUS OF DEREK BREIT'S WEB SERVER D.BREIT EVO 10m
1140-1200 1840-1900 1940-2000 0540-0600 OCCULTATION ASTRONOMY IN BRAZIL: HISTORY AND CURRENT STATE B.GIACCHINI EVO 20m
1200-1330 1900-2030 2000-2130 0600-0730 LUNCH   1.5 hours
1330 2030 2130 730 TECH SESSION 3    
1330-1400 2030-2100 2130-2300 0730-0800 OCCULAR’S SUCCESSORS: OCCULTATION TIME EXTRACTOR AND LIGHT CURVE STATISTICAL ANALYZER T. GEORGE, B.ANDERSON,  H.PAVLOV 30m
1400-1420 2100-2120 2300-2320 0800-0820 DOUBLE STAR REPORT T.GEORGE 20m
1420-1435 2120-2135 2320-2335 0820-0835 CREATING FIRST MOMENTS OF EXCITEMENT: OCCULTATIONS & GRAZES T.REDDING 15m
1435-1500 2135-2200 2235-2300 0835-0900 2012 STATUS: FUNDING FOR IOTA EXPEDITIONS P.MALEY 25m
1500-1515 2200-2215 2300-2315 0900-0915 BREAK   15m
1515-1535 2215-2235 2315-2335 0915-0935 RESULTS OF THE EXECUTIVE OFFICERS MEETING P.MALEY IOTA FORWARD PLAN  20m
1535-1610 2235-2310 2335-0010 0935-1010 RECON - A TNO OCCULTATION NETWORK: PILOT PROJECT M.BUIE EVO 35m
1610-1630 2310-2330 0010-0030 1010-1030 ASTEROID OCCULTATIONS IN 2013 D.DUNHAM 30m
1630-1700 2330-0000 0030-0100 1030-1100 SOLICITING FUNDS FOR IOTA ON THE NET ALL 30m
1700- 0000- 0100- 1100- SUMMARY OF NA ASTEROIDAL B.TIMERSON EVO 10m
1710 10 110 1110 OCCULTATIONS – 2011-2012
        OPEN FOR MORE PRESENTATIONS   50m
1800 100 200 1200 ADJOURN    
             
             
SUN OCT 21            
 
900-1200 1600-1900 1700-2000 0300-0600 BRIXIA PLANNING SESSION ALL  
             
MON OCT 22            
 
0021 721 821 1821 BRIXIA OCCULTATION    
             

Agenda Excel File

 

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