sci22062 — Announcement

Gemini at CASCA and the AAS

June 24, 2022

The CASCA 2022 annual meeting took place virtually using the Whova platform from 16 to 20 May 2022. In collaboration with the Canadian Gemini Office, Gemini/NOIRLab staff were present at a virtual booth to interact with the participants between talks. Andy Stephens presented a demo of the Gemini Program Platform which will significantly streamline proposal preparation and observation planning.

The 240th American Astronomical Society meeting (AAS 240) took place from 12 to 16 June 2022 in Pasadena, California. Gemini/NOIRLab staff were present at the NOIRLab booth, where they answered user questions, and distributed the latest editions of the Gemini Capabilities Brochure and the Gemini Card Game. Andy Stephens reprised his demo of the Gemini Program Platform, and Julia Scharwächter gave a talk on the Next-Generation Adaptive Optics (GNAO) Facility for Gemini North. Chief Scientist Janice Lee gave a preview of the exciting new capabilities, as well as significant improvements to end-to-end user support, coming to Gemini at the NOIRLab Town Hall.

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