LSST 2016 Project and Community Workshop


Project Plenary: Rules of Engagement in Workplace Culture – How to Improve Trust and Communication

Organizer: Chris Montgomery

Project Plenary: Welcome & Project Updates

  • Welcome and brief LSST Project updates - Beth Willman
  • Update on Summit and Base Facility construction - Jeff Barr
  • Updates on the Camera - Kevin Reil
  • Instrumenting the Sky with Software - Andy Connolly
  • The Astronomer, the Software Engineer, and the Cloud - Frossie Economou
  • Education and Public Outreach goals and priorities - Ben Emmons

Organizer: Beth Willman

Community Workshop Plenary 1

  • O/IR Resources Needed to Maximize LSST Science - Willman
  • Science Collaborations Update - Walkowicz

Organizer: Beth Willman

Community Workshop Plenary: DM In-depth Report

  • Generating Level 1 data products - Colin Slater
  • Alert stream and LSST limited filtering service - Andy Connolly
  • Level 2 data products extravaganza - John Swinbank
  • HSC precursor LSST data and pipeline results - Jim Bosch
  • Science User Interface and Tools - David Ciardi
  • Communication tools - Jonathan Sick

Organizer: Beth Willman

Plenary: Dynamics of Large Science Collaborations/How to Run an Effective Meeting

  • Dynamics of Large Science Collaborations - Stasa Milojevic, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Bloomington
  • How to Run an Effective Meeting - Beth Willman

Organizer: Beth Willman

Community Workshop Plenary: LSST's Observing Strategy and Community Study

  • Zeljko Ivezic - LSST's Observing Strategy
  • Phil Marshall - A Community-Based Study of LSST's Observing Strategy
  • Contributed talks by community members:
  • Humna Awan - Large Scale Structure
  • Eric Bellm - Transients
  • Mike Lund - Stellar Variability
  • David Trilling - Solar System
  • Rahul Biswas - Cosmological Supernovae
  • Will Clarkson - The Milky Way

Organizer: Phil Marshall

Community Workshop Plenary: Report Backs from Breakouts (merged with 11 am session)

See some of the talks from the meeting!

Financial support for Rubin Observatory comes from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Cooperative Agreement No. 1258333, the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science under Contract No. DE-AC02-76SF00515, and private funding raised by the LSST Corporation. The NSF-funded Rubin Observatory Project Office for construction was established as an operating center under management of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA).  The DOE-funded effort to build the Rubin Observatory LSST Camera (LSSTCam) is managed by the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC).
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NSF and DOE will continue to support Rubin Observatory in its Operations phase. They will also provide support for scientific research with LSST data.   

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