Note, these are my personal observations and do not represent any official record and so should only be used as a basis for taking steps forward, or, generating further debate where it generates disagreement. I would like to thank all the speakers and the attendees for a highly productive workshop.

I will be asking the keynote speakers to provide a short summary of the key science drivers for submillimetre studies. These may well be used by the Director of the JCMT to provide input to the Science Board Panel looking at the future of the JCMT. The timescale for this is short as the Panel will report back to Science Board in April.

Regarding capability, there was, perhaps, a surprisingly common set of requirements from the galactic and extragalactic areas; namely:

Additional input from Wayne Holland from the ‘galactic splinter session’