2-5 March 2021
Chiang Mai, Thailand (ONLINE)
Asia/Bangkok timezone


[Rationale for Workshop]

*** Poster of Workshop (PDF)

After its first open call for observing proposals for the astronomical community in April 2018, East-Asian VLBI Network (EAVN) has been developed into an array of 14 telescopes (VLBI Exploration of Radio Astrometry (VERA), Korean VLBI Network (KVN), Tianma, Nanshan, Sheshan, Nobeyama, Takahagi, Hitachi, and Yamaguchi) with C-, K-, and Q- band as working frequencies. This advancement has opened up a new door to study a variety of astronomical objects/phenomenon e.g. Active Galactic Nuclei, Star Formation, Evolved Stars, Astrometry, Pulsars, Transients, Geodesy, etc. at improved spatial angular resolution and sensitivity as well as it has promoted the large programs of KaVA (KVN and VERA array). In the near future, EAVN is foreseen to expand with more stations to its network such as FAST, Kunming, and upcoming/planned radio telescopes/projects in South-East Asia such as 40m Thai National Radio Telescope (TNRT) in Thailand, 32m Jatiluhur in Indonesia, radio facilities in Malaysia.

Furthermore, these developments will help to accelerate worldwide new scientific collaborations and strengthen the existing ones and hence will pave the way for exchange of knowledge, technology transfer and human resource development with the use of major VLBI facilities e.g. VLBA, EVN, LBA, EHT (including JCMT/GLT), and SKA etc. It will also provide the new opportunity for observing at increased sensitivity, spatial angular resolution, and wide range of observable frequency.      

In this workshop, we will not only discuss the fresh scientific results but also the latest update on developments for radio astronomy in South-East Asia and in the world to establish so-called a "Global VLBI Network" finally in the near future as a significant theme to develop the EAVN.

   Days 1  March 2, 2021:  UTC 6:00-10:35  (Tue)
   Days 2  March 3, 2021:  UTC 6:00-10:30  (Wed) 
   Days 3  March 4, 2021:  UTC 6:00-10:30  (Thr)
   Days 4  March 5, 2021:  UTC 6:00-10:40  (Fri)

   ONLINE due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the world,
     - Zoom: Oral, Poster flash talk
     - Slack: Poster

   *Each link to access will be circulated to only registered participants

   Deadline: February 16, 2021 (Tue),  13:00 UTC,  for Presentations
   You can register via the menu “Registration” on this web-page.

   Revised deadline for participants (w/o presentations): February 24 (Wed), 24:00 UTC

[Invited Speakers] *Final on Feb 22 (Mon).

   Saran Poshyachinda (NARIT, Thailand)                   Opening / Projects at NARIT in Thailand
   Phrudth Jaroenjittichai (NARIT, Thailand)               Project / Radio Astronomy in Thailand and RANGD
   Longfei Hao (YNAO, China)                                        Project / Jingdong 120-m Radio Telescope
   Do-Young Byun (KASI, Republic of Korea)               Project / The Extended KVN
   Adam Deller (Swinburne Univ., Australia)                Transients / FRB with VLBI
   Maria Rioja (ICRAR/CSIRO, Australia)                      Astrometry / with Next-Generation Instruments
   Ye Xu (PMO CAS, China)                                            Astrometry / Spiral Structure of The Milky Way
   Cui Yuzhu (SOKENDAI, Japan)                                  AGN / EAVN Observations of M87
   Jinling Li (SHAO, China)                                              Geodesy / Geodetic VLBI in China
   Nattaporn Thoonsaengngam (NARIT, Thailand)    Geodesy / Geodetic VLBI in Thailand
   Luca Moscadelli (INAF/Arcetri, Italy)                       Star Formation / Project POETS
                                                                                                           (Protostellar Outflows at Earliest Stages)
   Youngjoo Yun (KASI, Republic of Korea)                  Evolved Star / KVN Key Science Program for AGB
   Nozomi Okada (JAXA/Osaka Pref. Univ., Japan)   Development / mm-VLBI and Space VLBI
   Hideyuki Kobayashi (NAOJ, Japan)                          Global VLBI / EAVN and Global VLBI Array
   Francisco Colomer (JIVE, the Netherlands)            Global VLBI / Global VLBI Alliance
   Taufiq Hidayat (ITB, Indonesia)                                 Global VLBI / VLBI Network in South-East Asia
   Bhal Chandra Joshi (TIFR, India)                               Global VLBI / VLBI with the upgraded GMRT
   Zsolt Paragi (JIVE, the Netherlands)                        Global VLBI / SKA-VLBI
   Satoki Matsushita (ASIAA, Taiwan)                          Global VLBI / mm/submm VLBI
   Alexey Rudnitskiy (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)   Global VLBI / Millimetron Space Observatory

[Presentation Files]
Allow us to upload your presentation files (both oral/poster) in the "Programme" page on this web-page without any password.

Whenever you have any questions, please feel free to contact LOC via the following e-mail address, with including the word of "EAVW21" in the title of your e-mail:

   eavw21 (at) narit.or.th

   (*please replace "(at)" to "@" for uses)


Co-sponsored by
      Radio Science Research Group, Radio Astronomy Operation Center,
      and Division of Foreign Affairs, in
      National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Public Organization)


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