A RAS Specialist Discussion Meeting organised by:
Dr Aprajita Verma averma_at_astro.ox.ac.uk; Dr Isobel Hook (University of Oxford) imh_at_astro.ox.ac.uk; Dr Chris Evans chris.evans_at_stfc.ac.uk; Professor Colin Cunningham (ATC) c.cunningham_at_stfc.ac.uk and Dr Andrew Gosling (University of Oxford) ajg_AT_astro.ox.ac.uk
This workshop is timed to raise awareness and prepare the UK community for important decision points in the E-ELT instrument roadmap. Particular emphasis will be placed on the scientific drivers and priorities for the the UK community in high-resolution (HIRES) and multi-object spectroscopy (MOS) with the E-ELT.
Appropriately, the meeting will be held in the RAS where, 150 years ago, William Huggins presented the first stellar spectrum ever obtained. The RAS ordinary meeting immediately following this workshop will mark this anniversary.
Meeting website: http://astro-conf.physics.ox.ac.uk/EELTRAS2012/