CosmoPalooza: DESI

Thursday, 13 January 2022 9 a.m. — 10:30 a.m. MST

Online event

"DESI Main Survey: from first light to first results” 
Chair: Satya Gontcho A Gontcho 
Current performance of DESI instrument and facility - Klaus Honscheid
Commissioning the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument - Edward Schlafly
Overview of DESI Survey Validation - Julien Guy
Target Selection for the 5-year Survey of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument - Adam Myers
Early Lyman-alpha forest analyses from DESI - Andrei Cuceu
Diversity in Quasar Spectra - Victoria Fawcett
Active Black Holes in Dwarf Galaxies with DESI Survey Validation - Ragadeepika Pucha
The DESI Peculiar Velocity Survey - Kelly Douglass
Very local universe galaxies: the DESI LOW-Z Secondary Target Survey - Elise Darragh-Ford
For connection information, please contact the webinar hosts: Satya Gontcho A Gontcho (, Eric Linder (