ALMA Community Events

Proposal Preparation Support

March/April 2022

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Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), C. Padilla

Proposal Preparation Support for Cycle 9

In view of the ongoing pandemic, the traditional all-day community event has been replaced by a series of pre-recorded video presentations that can be watched conveniently at any time and location of choice. The presentations are complemented by an online community meeting in early April 2022, and by individual one-on-one help via a video conferencing platform.

Enjoy ALMA proposal preparation support at home and at times convenient for you!

1) Proposal Preparation Presentations

In place of presentations during an in-person Community Day, the German ARC node offers a series of video tutorials that can be watched at any convenient time. The tutorials cater to astronomers with different levels of expertise, from introductory videos for scientists new to ALMA to a concise update for experienced ALMA users.

Tutorials are available on the following topics:

2) Online community meeting and one-on-one help

As a complement to the pre-recorded videos, the German ARC node invites all interested astromoners to an online community meeting via zoom. During the meeting, the authors of the tutorials and other experienced Contact Scientists will be available for further discussion and practical one-on-one help in break-out rooms.

If you would like to talk to an ALMA expert, but can not join the community meeting, please send an email to arc at for an individual appointment.

Time & date: Thursday, 07 April 2022, 10:00 CEST
Location: link to the zoom conference
Registration: please provide your full name and affiliation to our greeter in the waiting room