More intense scrutiny in risk assessment next month. Especially in line with LCRs (LCR-2045, LCR-2148).
I think we have a few risks on hardware which now are pure Ops.
Dates — Joint (DOE/NSF) quarterly meeting in Chile April 27/28 - also AURA members rep meeting 28/29 April, Board meeting 30 April. Need to do open house (Leanne did last year).
Directors Review week of July 20; Status Review Aug 30 (still provisional, but likely).
IAU office of Astronomy for Development meeting in SA last week - sustainable development and how astronomy can help.
Today Transients 2020 started for the week - today data rights session from four perspectives. Lively discussion . recommendations will be made.
Potential unrest in Chile during April (referendum) - no solid plans yet from AURA/Ruben ob. Stay on mountain - go directly to the mountain.
Jeff Barr —
Big mount pieces going in to dome - see webcam. Alison going perhaps in a couple of weeks with Stubbs/Lupton.
All contracts for summit have been rebid and accepted (same providers)
Casino on summit - concession being recompeated 2 proposals are in. Question - why continue - could use Pachon Casino (distance and restricted schedule). We need the flexibility for probably 2 years.
Vincent — Refrigerant purchase from construction budget - would be enough for getting to nominal ops (3 full loads) .. need a load(charge) each 2 years in ops - Kevin and Vincent will get in touch with Phil