CASCA 2018 will feature several lunch sessions generously hosted by the institutions or research groups shown below. All attendees are urged to attend the plenary Town Hall Lunch.
So that we can arrange for an appropriate number of ‘brown bag’ lunches for each of these sessions please indicate which lunch sessions you plan to attend when you register. We ask that if you do not register for a particular session that you do not partake in a complimentary lunch.
|CASCA Town Hall Meeting||Wednesday, May 23||ACURA|
|Gemini Lunch||Thursday, May 24||Gemini and NRC|
|SKA Lunch||Thursday, May 24||ACURA|
|CFHT Lunch||Friday, May 25||CFHT|
|CITA AGM (by invitation only)||Friday, May 25||CITA|
An additional special session on “A National Centre for Optical-Infrared Astronomy” will take place late in the day on Thursday, 24 May. This will consist of a presentation and open discussion of the creation of a new US centre for OIR astronomy, which has broad potential opportunities for Canadian astronomers interested in TMT, GMT, LSST, Gemini, MSE, data-intensive astronomy, time-domain astronomy, etc.