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Spectroscopy in the Era of LSST

Spectroscopy in the Era of LSST

Tucson, Arizona, April 11-12, 2013

Program

April 11, 2013
8:00-9:00 Continental Breakfast in Ballroom Foyer
9:00-9:15 Welcome: Tom Matheson and Todd Boroson
9:15-10:15 LSST Overview and Science Requirements: Zeljko Ivezic
10:15-10:30 Break in Ballroom Foyer
10:30-11:30 LSST Science Goals: Michael Strauss
11:30-12:15 The System in 2020: David Silva
12:15-1:30 Lunch in Ballroom Foyer
1:30-3:00 Breakout sessions by science topic. Discuss instruments/facilities/observing modes necessary to achieve science goals. Each session has a facilitator.
Time domain: Paula Szkody
Galactic structure: Knut Olsen
Dark Energy/Cosmology: Michael Wood-Vasey
Galaxies/AGN: Xiaohui Fan
3:00-3:15 Break in Ballroom Foyer
3:15-5:00 Continue Breakout sessions
5:00 Adjourn, dinner on your own.
April 12, 2013
8:00-9:00 Continental Breakfast in Ballroom Foyer
9:00-10:15 Instrumentation presentations
Alan McConnachie (NRC/HIA) – ngCFHT
Paula Szkody (U. Washington) – Time Domain Spectroscopic Survey with SDSS IV
Nick Konidaris (Caltech) – Transient Classification with the SED Machine
George Jacoby (GMT/Carnegie) & Darren DePoy (Texas A&M U.) – GMT instrumentation
David Sand (Texas Tech U.) – FLOYDS
Rachel Mason (Gemini Obs.) – Gemini Instrumentation Call
Jeff Newman (U. Pittsburgh) – MSDESI

Continue breakout sessions (if time)
10:15-10:30 Break in Ballroom Foyer
10:30-12:00 Continue breakout sessions
12:00-1:00 Lunch in Ballroom Foyer
1:00-3:00 Reports from breakout sessions and discussion.
Time Domain
Dark Energy/Cosmology
Galaxies/AGN
Galactic Structure
3:00 Adjourn
 
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Spectroscopy in the Era of LSST is sponsored by the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO). NOAO is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), Inc. under cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.

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