2016 Users Committee Agenda

June 1 - 2, 2016

Tucson, NOAO Main Conference Room

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Wednesday June 1 Session Item Topics to be Covered (click on link for presentations)
    Breakfast at Hotel  
08:30 - 09:00 Opening Executive Committee, closed session 2016 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, New Mission
10:30 - 10:45   Break  
10:45 - 11:00   UC Report/Response 2015 (Blum) Reports and Responses can be found here. Presentation here.
11:00 - noon Observatory Operations KPNO (Allen)  Observatory update, MzLS, WIYN EPDS, 2.1m
noon - 13:00   Lunch  
13:00 - 14:00   NOAO South (Heathcote) Observatory update, DECam Operations, f/8 instruments, DES, SOAR Status
14:00 - 14:30   DESI (Blum) DESI Status, 1 year until take down!
14:30 - 14:45   Break  
14:45 - 15:45   NSSDC (Bolton) Program update, new mission and outlook
15:45 - 16:15   National Gemini Office (V. Smith) Program update, instrumentation
16:15 - 16:45   Next Generation Gemini Instrument (Saha) Status of RfP and design studies
16:45 - 17:15   TAC (V. Smith) Status
       
17:15   adjourn  
18:30   Dinner Pastiche
Thursday June 2   Breakfast at Hotel  
09:00 - 09:30 All things Data DM Operations (McManus) Program update, NSA, Holdings
09:30 - 10:30   Data Lab (Olsen) Status, demo
10:30 - 10:45 break    
10:45 - 11:15   ANTARES (Matheson) Status, demo
11:15 - 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 1, 2016.