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Future Directions for Interferometry

Preliminary Agenda

Monday, November 13—At the Four Points Sheraton
7:45-8:15 Coffee, juice and rolls
8:15-8:30 Introductions and information Stephen Ridgway
8:30-8:45 NOAO Longe Range Planning, Interferometry, and the Decade review Todd Boroson
8:45-9:15 Status of Interferometry Planning in Europe Andreas Glindemann
9:15-9:45 Space Interferometry in the 2020+ Era Ken Carpenter
9:45-10:15 ELT Perspectives Bruce Macintosh
10:15-10:45 Break
10:45-11:30 Stellar Physics Doug Geis
11:30-12:15 YSO’s Josh Eisner
12:15-1:30 Working Lunch—invited talk “Science from the CHARA Array” Hal McAlister
1:30-2:15 Exo-planets Mark Swain
2:15-3:00 Crowded Field Imaging Knut Olson
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-4:00 Normal Galactic Nuclei & Massive Black Holes Tod Lauer
4:00-4:40 AGN’s & QSO’s Martin Elvis
4:40-5:00 Discussion
5:15-6:15 Reception
Tuesday, November 14—At the Four Points Sheraton
7:45-8:15 Coffee, juice and rolls
8:15-9:00 Distant Galaxies and Cosmology Stephen Serjeant
9:00-10:00 Breakout Sessions/Preparation of science priority recommendations Discussion moderator/scribes
Stars Hutter/Danchi
YSO’s & Exo-Planets Najita/Swain
Galaxies Boroson/Herbst
Crowded fields Allen/Mighell
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Breakout group reports
11:00-11:30 Current Generation Arrays—Current Status, Getting the Most of them, and their Further Development Rachel Akeson
11:30-12:00 Astrometry Ben Lane
12:00-1:00 Working Lunch—invited talk “Science from PTI and Keck Interferometer”; Andy Boden
1:00-1:30 Classical Array, Possibly Fizeau Andreas Quirrenbach
1:30-2:00 Compact Fizeau Array as an ELT alternative Olivier Guyon
2:00-2:30 LBT Sequel—Compact Array of Large apertures (20-20) Roger Angel
2:30-3:00 Sky Coverage of Interferometry and the Antarctic John Storey
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-4:00 Integrated Optics and a Fiber Linked Array Guy Perrin
4:00-4:30 Array Facilities Operations—Lessons Learned ten Brummelaar
4:30-4:45 Orientation for Array Concept Breakout Groups
4:45-5:45 Breakout Sessions/Preparation of recommendations/reports Discussion moderator/scribes
Future Array concepts—bright targets Milan-Gabet/Kervella
Future Array concepts—faint targets Herbst/Karovska
An Antarctic Interferometry Program Stencel/Foresto
Current generation facilities van Belle/Bakker/Gies
Wednesday, November 15—At the NOAO offices
7:45-8:15 Coffee, juice and rolls
8:15-9:30 Breakout group reports
General Discussion
Roadmap planning
9:30-10:30 Roadmap breakout Sessions Discussion moderator/scribes
Technology Roadmap Armstrong/Bakker/Lawson
Prototypes and science demonstrations Monnier/Perrin/Boden
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Roadmap integration and recommendations to NOAO
12:00-1:00 Lunch—NOAO Patio
1:00-1:30 Future Technologies for Interferometry Wes Traub
1:30-1:45 Cost modeling for Arrays Eklund, Rajagopal
1:45-3:00 Roadmap integration
3:00-3:30 Recommendations to NOAO
3:30 Adjourn

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