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South American Astronomy Coordination Committee (SAACC) Meeting 2020

CIARA FIU

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
SAACC Meeting, April 22, 2020
TBD 8:00 am - 5 :00 pm
Apr 20, 2020 Free $0.00
SAACC Dinner, April 23, 2020
For SAACC Meeting participants
Apr 20, 2020 Free $0.00
[Guest only] SAACC Dinner, April 23, 2020
For additional guests (spouses, relatives, and friends).
Apr 20, 2020 $25.00 $3.16

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Event Details

South American Astronomy Coordination Committee (SAACC) is comprised of representatives from the various astronomy projects who are conducting projects or operating observatories in South America.

The SAACC is now in its 11th year and serves to provide input and advice to the AmLight PI and the Steering Committee on program and network needs. In addition to that, it also serves 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.

DATE

  1. SAACC Meeting on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020, from (TBD) 8:00 am-5:00 pm EDT
  2. LSST NET Meeting (by invitation only) on Thursday, April 23rd, 2020, from (TBD) 8:00 am-5:30 pm EDT


VENUE

Kovens Conference Center
3000 Northeast 151st Street, North Miami, FL 33181
Meeting Room TBD, Lunch Room TBD

Kovens Conference CenterDirectionsFloor Plan of the Kovens Conference Center

ACCOMMODATION

TBD

TRANSPORTATION

 

From Miami or Fort Lauderdale Airports:

Transportation from Fort Lauderdale Airport or Miami International Airport to the Hotel area can be made online using Super Shuttle for approximately $30-$40.

Taxi fares from Miami International Airport to the Hotel area is approximately $52.
Taxi fares from Fort Lauderdale Airport to the Hotel area is approximately $50

Uber rate from Fort Lauderdale Airport to the Hotel area is approximately $19-$36.

From the Hotel to Kovens Conference Center and back:

Participants are encouraged to arrange their own ride-sharing to the Koven’s Conference Center from the hotel. Our poll indicates that a number of participants have car rentals. There is not be a scheduled bus for this event.

The average cost for an UberX is $10-15.
The average cost for a taxi is $20-25.
Sunny Isle Aventura Yellow Cab Taxi: (305) 897-2222
Yellow Cab Broward: (954) 777-7777
24/7 Yellow Cab: (305) 244-4444
A Miramar Taxi: (954) 438-8888

 

AGENDA

Corresponding time zones (start time): 

Miami, USA Wed, Apr 22, 2020, at 9:00 am EDT
Santiago, Chile Wed, Apr 22, 2020, at 9:00 am CLT
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Wed, Apr 22, 2020, at 10:00 am BRT
São Paulo, Brazil Wed, Apr 22, 2020, at 10:00 am BRT
Berlin, Germany Wed, Apr 22, 2020, at 3:00 pm CEST
Paris, France Wed, Apr 22, 2020, at 3:00 pm CEST

Please email your presentation to vchergar at fiu.edu by April 15, 2020.

Preliminary Agenda
TBD

VIDEO CONFERENCE

TBD

SOCIAL EVENT

TBD

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When & Where


Kovens Conference Center
3000 Northeast 151st Street
North Miami Beach, FL 33181

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 5:00 PM (EDT)


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CIARA FIU


Center for Internet Augmented Research and Assessment (CIARA) fosters a domain-specific tailoring of Internet technologies to support faculty research, and in the process improve graduate education.

CIARA assesses and measures Florida International University's effectiveness in the use of technology to augment the rate of discovery for domain researchers.

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