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The Dark Energy Survey

The Dark Energy Survey

International Collaboration Meeting
April 23-25, 2008

Wednesday, April 23 (technical day)
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at hotel
09:00-09:45 Overall Status Report: Peoples + Discussion
09:45-10:30 DES DECam Status: Brenna + Discussion
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 CTIO Upgrade Status: A. Walker
11:30-12:00 Revised/updated imaging and sensitivity performance estimates and report on engineering time on the CTIO 1m: DePoy
12:00-12:45 Report on Filters from the Filter and Calibration Strategy Workshop: Lin
12:45-14:15 Lunch at the Conference
14:15-15:00 Report on Calibration from the Filter and Calibration Strategy Workshop: Tucker/DePoy
15:00-15:30 Report from the Integration and Installation Meeting: Abbott
15:30-16:00 Report from the Front End Electronics Meeting: Schmidt/T. Shaw
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Science WGs meet with Simulations WG
18:00-18:30 Science WGs meet with Photo-z WG
Thursday, April 24 (science day)
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at hotel
09:00-09:30 Report on progress for the Science Requirements: Annis
09:30-10:00 DES DM Status: Mohr / or someone from DM-team
10:00-10:30 DES Supernova Survey: Goals & Strategy: Marriner
10:30-10:45 Frieman/Lahav: Instructions to Science WGs
10:45-11:15 Coffee
11:15-13:15 Parallel sessions for Clusters, LSS, Weak Lensing, and SN WGs
12:15-13:15 Photo-z WG
13:15-14:45 lunch at the conference
14:45-18:30 Plenary Science Sessions
Plenary Science: Clusters WG: McKay/Mohr
Plenary Science: SN WG: John Marriner
Plenary Science: Weak Lensing WG: Bridle/Jain
Coffee Break
Plenary Science: LSS WG: Enrique Gaztanaga
Plenary Science: Photo-z WG: Lin/Castander
Plenary Science: Simulations WG: open
20:00 Conference Dinner
Friday, April 25:
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at hotel
09:00-09:30 DES non-core science and new science working groups: Frieman/Lahav
09:30-10:00 DECam Community Use Requirements: Smith
10:00-10:30 DECam Community Access and the VO: Miller
10:30-10:45 Coffee
10:45-11:15 The next six months: Peoples/Brenna
11:15-12:00 Discussion and official wrap-up.
12:00-18:00 Free afternoon for informal discussions, WGs, etc.
13:00 First LAN flight to Santiago (time subject to change)
14:05 Second LAN flight to Santiago (time subject to change)
18:50 Last LAN flight to Santiago (time subject to change)
Saturday, April 26 (times subject to change)
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at hotel
09:30-15:00 Tour of the Blanco and lunch (Blanco: 11:00-13:00; Lunch: 13:00 or 13:45 until 14:15 or 15:00 depending on location = Tololo or El Molle)
16:30 First LAN flight to Santiago (time subject to change)
18:50 Last LAN flight to Santiago (time subject to change)
Sunday, April 27
11:40 First LAN flight to Santiago (time subject to change)
 
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