08:30 Registration / coffee
08:50 Opening remarks - Michael Garrett, General Director ASTRON


09:00 Session 1 – mm technology                                        chair: Hans Olofsson

09:00 mm-wave telescopes from the JCMT to ALMA - Thijs de Graauw, ALMA
09:25 Recent Developments in Detector Technology – Jochem Baselmans, SRON



09:50 Session 2 – VLBI                                         chair: Huib Jan van Langevelde

09:50 VLBI - the pioneering years - Alan Rogers, M.I.T. Haystack Observatory

10:15 Space VLBI – Richard Schilizzi, The University of Manchester

10:40 Coffee break

11:10 eVLBI and Future Developments – Arpad Szomoru, JIVE



11:35 Session 3 – Phased Array Technology                           chair: Ger de Bruyn

11:35 Phased Array Feeds in Practice – John O’Sullivan, CSIRO
12:00 Some Reflector and Feed Antenna Inventions that Made a Difference - Per Simon Kildal, Chalmers Technical University

12:25 Lunch

                                                                                                  chair: Justin Jonas

13:25 System Engineering in Radio Astronomy - Peter Hall, ICRAR      
13:50 Signal Processing - Andrew Faulkner, University of Cambridge
14:15 Multi-beaming and Calibration- Oleg Smirnov, Rhodes University



14:40 Session 4 – Collaboration                                     chair: Thijs van der Hulst

14:40 The Lasting Legacy of SKADS - Peter Wilkinson, The University of Manchester

15:05 Tea break


15:35 Panel discussion: looking ahead                                   chair: Marco de Vos

Panel members:
    Domingos Barbosa (Instituto de Telecomunicações)
    Francisco Colomer (OAN)
    Jason Hessels (University of Amsterdam/ASTRON)
    Leon Koopmans (RuG/Kapteyn Institute)
    Stefan Wijnholds (ASTRON)



16:35 Weak Signals & Far Horizons                                        Arnold van Ardenne


16:55 Closing remarks – Michael Garrett
17:00 Reception open to all
19:00 End of programme



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