International Ska Forum – 6 July 2011 – Banff, Canada
The SKA Forum is a day of public presentations and events that brings together scientists, industrialists, policy makers and representatives of government departments and funding agencies who are working together to advance the multi-faceted implementation plan for the Square Kilometre Array. The day will include a keynote science presentation from Nobel Laureate John Mathers from NASA on the science impact of the SKA. The technology innovation and industry opportunities will be highlighted in an address from an industry leader.
The state of the SKA Project will be presented by the SKA Project Director, along with updates on SKA technology precursor telescopes and developments and plans at the candidate sites from Australia/New Zealand and Southern Africa. News on developments in governance and organisation will be presented by the Chair of the SKA
Funding Agency Group.