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
Galactic Structure
3:00 Adjourn