New chair of the CTA Consortium Board

At the end of 2021, Vitor de Souza has been elected as the new chair of the CTA Consortium Board (CB). Jürgen Knödlseder was the chair of the CB for over the past 9 years.

The search committee would like to thank our two excellent candidates, Tomek Bulik (Warsaw University, Poland) and Vitor de Souza (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil), for their willingness to stand for election. The committee would also like to thank all who voted and all who assisted with the process.

52% votes went to Vitor de Souza, and 48% votes went to Tomek Bulik.


CTA-PL Meeting 2021

The annual meeting of the CTA-PL consortium will be held on Friday, March 5th, 2021. The meeting will be held using a web-based videoconferencing platform.

The program of CTA-PL the consortium meeting:

10:00-10:05: Welcome
10:05-10:30: News from ERIC. Harmony grant issues
10:30-11:00: Status of SST-1M project and its needs
11:00-11:15: Break
11:15-11:35: MST project – the status of work and plans
11:35-12:00: LST project – the status of work on LST
12:00-12:20: Programming and ACADA
12:20-13:00: General discussion on CTA and SST-1M mini-array

Spring CTA-PL Meeting 2019

The meeting of the CTA-PL  consortium will be held on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019. The venue of the meeting will be Astrocent, on the campus of Warsaw University of Technology. The meeting will immediately follow the KRAC meeting in Warsaw (May 20-21st).

The program of CTA-PL the consortium meeting:

10:00 – 10:30 Report on current CTA and CTAO  proceedings
10:30 – 11:30  SST-M1 part 1
11:30 – 11:50 coffee break
11:50 – 12:50  SST-M1 part 2
12:50 – 13:00  MST Mirrors

13:00 – 14:00 lunch

14:00 – 14:30 LST
14:30 – 15:00 Physics
15:00 – 15:20 Computing at Cyfronet and CAMK
15:20 – 15:40 Coffee break
15:40 – 17:00 Reports from other groups (e.g. site studies, optical telescope, PR)
17:00 – 18:00 General discussion, plans of the consortium