This meeting is planned for Friday, May 18th, 2018
Time: 11:00 am (Miami EDT)
Location: Virtual online

Please register here.

To download a pdf version the October 2017 SAACC report click here.
For the report from this meeting (May 2018) click here.

The SAACC is now in its 9th year and serves not only to provide input and advice to the AmLight PI and the Steering Committee on program and network needs, but also as a venue for coordinating the needs of these astronomical projects and institutions to improve their resource planning and implementation of operational connections between these distant facilities and users in the continental US and Latin-American Countries.

Corresponding time zones (start time): 

Location Date Time
Tucson, USA Fri, May 18, 2018 8:00 am MST     
Los Angeles, USA Fri, May 18, 2018 8:00 am PDT     
Miami, USA Fri, May 18, 2018 11:00 am EDT    
Santiago, Chile Fri, May 18, 2018 11:00 am CLT    
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Fri, May 18, 2018 12:00 am BRT    
São Paulo, Brazil Fri, May 18, 2018 12:00 am BRT    
Berlin, Germany Fri, May 18, 2018 5:00 pm CEST 

Video Conference Information:

Video Conference Information: CIARA will also support virtual participation through video conferencing systems using BlueJeans.

Friday, May 18, 2018
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Please email your presentation to vchergar at by May 15, 2018.

11:00 (Miami EDT) Welcome Remarks and Introduction – Chris Smith, SAACC Chair and Julio Ibarra, AmLight PI | Download presentation

Session I: Science Requirements & Activities Updates
11:10 – AURA (Chris Smith, Ronald Lambert) | Download presentation
11:30 – NRAO (David Halstead, Mark Lacy) | Download presentation
11:50 – ALMA (Jorge Ibsen) | Download presentation
12:10 – LSST (Jeffrey Kantor)| Download presentation
12:30 – Supercomputing 2018 Demo Discussion, Heidi Morgan facilitator
12:45 – Open Discussion/Coordination

13:00 – Lunch Break (1 hour)

Session II: Providers updates
14:00 – AmLight1:  (Julio Ibarra) | Download presentation
14:20 – AmLight2: (Jeronimo Bezerra, Vinicius Arcanjo) | Download presentation
14:40 – REUNA (Sandra Jaque) | Download presentation
15:00 – RNP (Michael Stanton, EduardoGrizendi, Aluizio Hazin) | Download presentation
15:20 – RedCLARA (Luis Eliécer Cadenas)
15:40 – Internet2 (John Hicks) | Download presentation
16:00 – Discussion and Closing Remarks. Adjourn