GLAST LAT Collaboration Meeting Agenda

location:  Redwood Room, SLAC (unless otherwise noted)

Monday, August 29
Instrument Analysis Workshop

Calibration & Analysis group

organized by E. do Couto e Silva
and the Instrument Analysis Group


Tuesday, August 30
9:00 AM Welcome: Agenda and Meeting Goals
P. Michelson ppt, pdf

9:15 AM GLAST Mission Status
S. Ritz pdf

9:30 AM Overview of LAT Development Status
L. Klaisner ppt, pdf

10:00 AM Overview of Science Groups
P. Michelson ppt, pdf

10:30 AM Break

11:00 AM Year 1 Data Release Plan
P. Michelson ppt, pdf

11:20 AM Data Challenge 2 Planning
J. McEnery ppt, pdf

11:45 AM Report on Instrument Analysis Workshop
E. do Couto e Silva ppt, pdf

noon Lunch

1:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Catalog, Blazar, Pulsar and UnID Sources Groups: Discussion of Catalog Source Identification process 
Redwood C& D

GRB Group
 Redwood A

Solar Group
Redwood B

Calibration & Analysis Methods Group
Orange Room

Dark Matter & New Physics
GLAST III (trailer 234)

3:45 PM Break

4:15 PM - 6:00 PM  Various Contributions Panofsky Auditorium

   4:15 Remarks by SLAC Director
J. Dorfan

   4:25 Tracker Construction & Test in Italy
M. Pepe ppt, pdf

   4:40 A walk through the LAT Tracker tower alignment
N. Omodei ppt, pdf

   4:55 Pulsar source modeling & Simulation
M. Razzano ppt, pdf

   5:10 Galactic Diffuse Radiation & "Dark Clouds"
I. Grenier pdf

   5:30 Discussion about LAT Beam Test
S. Ritz pdf
G. Godfrey ppt, pdf
R. Bellazzini ppt, pdf
B. Lott pdf

6:15 Adjourn

6:45 PM Collaboration dinner

Wednesday, August 31
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Pulsar Group
Orange Room

Blazar Group
Redwood B

UnID Sources Group
Redwood A

Catalog & Diffuse Groups
Redwood C & D

10:30 AM break

11:00 AM Science Tools Tutorial Redwood Rooms

11:00 AM Overview of science tools checkout  S. Digel ppt, pdf

11:10 AM Review of documentation - kinds and access S. Digel ppt, pdf

11:15 AM Review of data set and data access J. McEnery ppt, pdf

11:30 AM Installing the science tools - Windows & Linux J. McEnery ppt, pdf

11:40 AM Observation Simulation J. Chiang pdf

noon Lunch break

1:00 PM Science Tools Tutorial - cont'd

1:00 PM Source Characterization J. Chiang pdf

1:20 PM Pulsar tools M. Razzano ppt, pdf

1:40 PM GRB tools J. Cohen-Tanugi

2:00 PM Looking ahead to DC2 S. Digel ppt, pdf

* Data exploration - making maps and overlays, counts spectra

* Observation simulation - defining source models, GUI

* Source characterization - via likelihood, including Python interface

* Pulsar tools - including Ephemeris calculator

* GRB tools - temporal and spectral analyses

2:10 PM break

2:30 PM Reports from Science Groups
Calibration & Analysis 
Diffuse & Catalog
Blazars & other AGN
Dark Matter & new  physics
Solar System sources
Pulsars, SNR, plerions

Atwood & Ritz ppt, pdf
Grenier & Digel ppt, pdf
Lott & Giommi ppt, pdf
Bloom & Morselli ppt, pdf
Omodei & Norris ppt, pdf
Reimer & Caraveo ppt, pdf
Share ppt, pdf
Romani & Thompson ppt, pdf

4:30 PM Break

4:45 PM Update on Multiwavelength Needs
D. Thompson ppt, pdf

5:15 PM Science Groups: Issues Arising
P. Michelson ppt, pdf

5:45 PM AOB

6:00 PM Adjourn

Thursday, September 1
All day LAT-SWG Joint Symposium on the Galactic Center Region