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SNAP Collaboration Conference 2007
Sonoma State University Education and Public Outreach


cutaway image of SNAP Welcome to the SNAP 2007 Collaboration Meeting page! The meeting will be held from January 18-20 at LBNL in Berkeley, CA. Registration is now open. Please use the registration form link on the left to sign up. Payment may be made online via credit card, or cash may be accepted by special arrangement. The fee is $50 for attendees (exceptions: $30 for postdocs and fee waived for students with prior arrangement).

The format of the three day meeting will be one-half day plenaries on each of the days, and the rest will be six 90 minute breakout sessions. Please note: (1) the plenary sessions will be held in the building 50 auditorium, (2) a reception will be held on the first day, and (3) a working dinner with a dinner talk will be held on the second day.

If you have any questions, please email snap@lbl.gov .


Agenda

Thursday, January 18, 2007

8:30 AM

Registration, Refreshments, Coffee - 50 Auditorium Lobby

 

9:00 AM

Welcome Session

Collaboration Report

Development - Henry Heetderks

SN Systematics Requirements - Ariel Goobar

Simulation Tool - Hemant Shukla

10:30 AM

Break
11:00 AM

Requirements Mini-Plenary

Intro - Samantha Edgington

Weak Lensing - Gary Bernstein

Supernovae - Alex Kim

12:30 PM

Lunch - LBNL Cafeteria

Institutional Board Meeting - 50B-4205

 

2:00 PM

Parallel A1
CCD / NIR /
Elec / Spectro
(Haller)
50B-4205

Parallel A2
SN Ia
(Kim)
Pers Hall
Annex
Parallel A3
Parallel A4
WL
Systematics
(Rhodes)
50A-5132
Parallel A5
3:30 PM

Break

   
 

4:00 PM

Parallel B1
CCD
(Roe)
50B-4205

Parallel B2
Electronics
(Gunther)
Pers Hall
Annex
Parallel B3
Parallel B4
Theory / WL
(Linder)
50A-5132

Parallel B5
Simulation #1
(Kim)
Pers Hall

6:00 PM

Reception - LBNL Cafeteria

 

Friday, January 19, 2007

8:00 AM
Refreshments, Coffee - 50 Auditorium Lobby

 

8:30 AM

Low-Z SN Prospects - Greg Aldering

COSMOS/STEP - Richard Massey

Cosmological Constraints - Jean Paul Kneib

BAO - Nikhil Padmanabhan

10:30 AM

Break
11:00 AM

Telescope & Weak Lensing - Michael Lampton

Telescope Status - Steve Kilston

Spectro Demonstrator - Cedric Cerna

Spectro Status - Eric Prieto

12:30 PM

Lunch - LBNL Cafeteria

Risk Management Meeting - Pers Hall Annex

   

 

1:30 PM
Parallel C1
Parallel C2
WL / CCD
NIR
(Rhodes)
50A-5132
Parallel C3
Electronics
(Haller)
50B-4205
Parallel C4
Theory
(Linder)
2-100B
Parallel C5
Simulation #2
(Kim)
Pers Hall
3:00 PM
Break
   

 

3:30 PM
Parallel D1
NIR
w/Calibration
(Tarle/Deustua)
Pers Hall
Parallel D2
WL
Photo-z
(Rhodes)
50A-5132
Parallel D3
Electronics
(Haller)
50B-4205
Parallel D4
Theory
(Linder)
2-100B
Parallel D5
Simulation #3
(Kim)
Pers Hall
Annex
 
5:30 PM

Reception by LBNL Director Steve Chu - LBNL Cafeteria

6:30 PM

Working Dinner - LBNL Cafeteria

Dinner Talk: STEREO IMPACT - Dr. Janet Luhmann

 

Saturday, January 20, 2007

8:00 AM
Refreshments, Coffee - In Breakout Rooms

 

8:30 AM
Parallel E1
SN Ia
(Kim)
Pers Hall
Annex

Parallel E2
WL and
Telescope
Stability
(Rhodes)
Pers Hall
Parallel E3
Electronics
(Haller)
50A-5132
Parallel E4
Focal Plane
Systems
(Bigelow)
50B-4205
Parallel E5
10:00 AM
Break
 

 

10:30 AM
Parallel F1
Spectro
(Ealet)
Pers Hall
Annex
Parallel F2
WL
(Rhodes)
Pers Hall
Parallel F3
Parallel F4
Systems
Engineering
(Pankow)
50B-4205
Parallel F5
Simulation #4
(Kim)
50A-5132
 
12:00 PM
Working Lunch - LBNL Cafeteria
(Continuation of group discussions)
 

 

1:00 PM

Weak Lensing Summary - Gary Bernstein

Simulation Report - Lorenzo Faccioli

Detector Report - Natalie Roe / Mike Schubnell

2:30 PM
Break
3:00 PM

Electronics Report - Gunther Haller

Theory Report - Jean-Marc Virey / Eric Linder

Calibration - Susana Deustua

 
4:30 PM
Adjourn
 

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