NOAO Users Committee 2014 Meeting Agenda

June 17 - 18, 2014

Tucson, NOAO Main Conference Room

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Tuesday June 17 Session Item Topics to be Covered (click on link for presentations)
    Breakfast at Hotel  
08:30 - 09:00 Opening Executive Committee, closed session 2014 Charge to UC
09:00 - 09:15   Discussion of Charge w/NOAO Director, closed session  
09:15 - 09:30   Welcome and Introductions  
09:30 - 10:30 NOAO Program Overview (Silva) NOAO Program Highlights, Transformation Plan and Vision
10:30 - 10:45   Break  
10:45 - 11:00   UC Report/Response 2013 (Blum) Reports and Responses can be found here.
11:00 - 12:00 Observatory Operations NOAO South (Heathcote) Observatory update, DECam Operations, f/8 instruments
12:00 - 13:00   Lunch On patio with Science Staff
13:00 - 14:00   KPNO (Allen) Observatory update, KOSMOS, WIYN, 2.1m
14:00 - 15:00   DESI (Blum/Sprayberry/Allen) DESI Status, P5, DESI overview from project
15:00 - 15:15   Break  
15:15 - 15:45   GSTAC (Matheson) Gemini Instrumentation update
15:45 - 16:15   Surveys (Lauer) Surveys and Gemini Large/Long Programs 
16:15 - 17:00   NSSC (Smith/Stanghellini) Program update, Phase 2 changes
17:00 - 17:30   Discussion (Gonzalez) Day 1 group discusssion
    adjourn  
18:30   Dinner King Fisher
Wednesday June 18   Breakfast at Hotel  
09:00 - 10:00 Special Topic SOAR (Walker/van der Bliek) Productivity, Operations modes, post 2018
10:00 - 10:30 Science Data Management and the NSSDC SDM Operations (Dickinson) Program update, goals, plans
10:30 - 10:45   Break  
10:45 - 11:15   Data Lab (Olsen) Overview & Development plan, SLAC partnership
11:15 - 11:45   ANTARES (Saha/Matheson) Prototype event broker
11:45 - 12:00 Wrap up Round Table Committee discussion topics
12:00 - 13:00   Lunch  
13:00 - 15:00   Executive Session Committee report writing
15:00 - 15:30   Outbrief  
15:30   Adjourn  

 

Last updated or reviewed June 17, 2014.