IVOA Executive Committee Meeting (TM88)

when: November 26, 2019, 11am (Eastern time)


IVOA Exec TM88
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Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019 11:00 am | 2 hours | (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Draft Agenda TM88

  1. Roll Call and Agenda
  2. Minutes of FM87 ( ivoa_fm87_101019.pdf)
  3. Review of Exec ACTIONS ( ACTIONS_for_TM88.pdf)
  4. Project Reports [Significant Events Only]
  5. Overall TCG Status
  6. Approval of new IVOA Recommendation(s) [Standing Item]
  7. CSP update on radio astronomy interest group (B. Merin)
  8. IVOA NL representation requirements (Y. Grange, M. Allen)
  9. Future Interops: Sydney May 2020 (S. O'Toole), Granada Nov 2020 ( ivoa2020_report_nov2019.pdf E. Solano)
  10. IVOA and ADASS agreement about interop meetings (C. Arviset)
  11. Remaining actions to finalize DOIs assignment to IVOA standards (C. Arviset)
  12. Code of Conduct (M. Allen)
  13. Process for managing changes to docs on GitHub
  14. Date of next Exec meeting
  15. Review of New Action Items

Reports from the Projects







The China-VO and Astroinformatics 2019 will be open tomorrow. More than 140 participants are registered. The themes of the event is "Science platform and open science".





France VO - Action Spécifique Observatoires Virtuels France (ASOV)







  • National funds secured until the end of 2020
  • Manpower: 4 astronomers (1 new recruitment. Started on July 2019. Contract duration: 4 years) + 3 technical + 1 student
  • Most relevant activities since May 2019
    • VO papers
      • Identification of asteroids using the Virtual Observatory: the WFCAM Transit Survey. Cortés-Contreras et al. 2019MNRAS.490.3046C
      • Infrared-excess white dwarfs in the Gaia 100 pc sample. Rebassa-Mansergas et al. 2019MNRAS.489.3990R
      • The Gran Telescopio Canarias OSIRIS Broad Band First Data Release. Cortés-Contreras et al. 2019MNRAS.tmp.2601C
      • The ssos pipeline: Identification of Solar System objects in astronomical images. Mahlke et al. 2019A&C....2800289M
      • Extended halo of NGC 2682 (M 67) from Gaia DR2. Carrera et al. 2019A&A...627A.119C
      • J-PLUS: discovery and characterization of ultracool dwarfs using Virtual Observatory tools. Solano et al. 2019A&A...627A..29S
    • Oral contributions
      • Identification of Asteroids Using the Virtual Observatory: The WFCAM Transit Survey. Cortés-Contreras et al. 2019cpes.conf...17C. Ciencias Planetarias y Exploración del Sistema Solar, CPESS6 Congress, 27-29 May, 2019 Madrid, Spain.
      • The SSOS Pipeline: Identification of Serendipitously Observed Solar System Objects in Images of Ground-Based Observatories 2019cpes.conf...15M Ciencias Planetarias y Exploración del Sistema Solar, CPESS6 Congress, 27-29 May, 2019 Madrid, Spain.
  • Education and Outreach
  • The Virtual Observatory for the amateur community and the general public. E. Solano. Cuenca, Spain. November 2019
  • Participation in the ESA Open Day 2019 with the SVO citizen science project to discover near Earth asteroids using VO tools (https://twitter.com/ObsVirtEsp/status/1185607690292203522/photo/2)
  • Master Thesis. "Identification and charcaterization of Mira variable stars using the Virtual Observatory"· May 2019.
  • XIV SVO school. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. November 2019
  • Press release on the publication of the GTC-OSIRIS catalogue.
  • Vo-India




    Report from the TCG

    Report from the Working Groups

    Topic attachments
    I Attachment History Action Size Date Who Comment
    PDFpdf ACTIONS_for_TM88.pdf r1 manage 13.6 K 2019-11-25 - 15:50 FrancescaCivano actions for TM88
    PDFpdf ivoa2020_report_nov2019.pdf r1 manage 37.6 K 2019-11-25 - 15:55 FrancescaCivano IVOA 2020 Granada
    PDFpdf ivoa_fm87_101019.pdf r1 manage 79.0 K 2019-11-25 - 15:50 FrancescaCivano minutes fm87
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