Innovation and Discovery in Radio Astronomy – A Celebration of the Career of Ron Ekers
The program overview for the meeting is as follows:
Tuesday 13th – Thursday 15th will focus on Innovation and Discovery in Radio Astronomy. Topics include:
* Survey Science including: AT20G, ASKAP, MWA & SKA Surveys
* Discovery and Serendipity in Radio Astronomy
* AGN unification, FRBs, FIR-Radio Correlations
* Radio Astronomy Imaging Techniques
* Ron’s Impact
Friday 16th will focus on the wider impact of Ron¹s career over a diverse range of topics including, history, policy, and a range of science fields outside of astronomy.
Saturday 17th will be the optional conference excursion on the TSS Earnslaw steamboat in the evening and the morning will be the conference dinner/Ron’s 75th birthday party.
Confirmed Invited speakers include: John Brooks, Miller Goss, Tim Cornwell, Claire Hooker, Ken Kellermann, Haida Liang, Tara Murphy, Richard Schilizzi, Elaine Sadler, Peter Shaver, Jacqueline van Gorkom, George Miley, Carole Jackson and many more – A full list of participants can be found on the website.