WFIRST Meeting

America/New_York
Ingrid Daubechies Auditorium (Flatiron Institute, 2nd Floor)

Ingrid Daubechies Auditorium

Flatiron Institute, 2nd Floor

162 Fifth Avenue New York, NY
Description

Flatiron Institute
162 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10010


Transportation:
Train: The Flatiron Institute is a 10-15 minute walk from Penn Station.  For those on the Northeast corridor, this is the fastest and easiest route.
Air: Newark, JFK, and LaGuardia are all roughly the same distance from Flatiron Institute

Nearby Hotel Suggestions:
The Marcel At Gramercy Hotel 
201 East 24th Street New York, NY 10010 
Tel: 212.696.3800

The Evelyn Hotel
7 E 27th St, New York, NY 10016
Tel: 212.545.8000

The Redbury New York
29 E. 29th Street New York, New York, 10016
Tel: 212.689.1900

Zoom Information:
Only the WFIRST - Science Jamboree (March 2nd) will be streamed publicly. To join the webinar please click here.
To join via telephone:
US: +1 646 558 8656  or +1 669 900 6833
Webinar ID: 469 497 277
International numbers available: https://simonsfoundation.zoom.us/u/agJNn89bu

    • 08:30 09:00
      Breakfast 30m
    • 09:00 10:30
      Science Jamboree: Session 1
      • 09:00
        Introduction to WFIRST (Jeffrey Kruk) 25m
      • 09:25
        The 2019-2020 Exoplanet Imaging Data Challenge, What Have We Learned So Far? (Julien Girard) 15m
      • 09:40
        WFIRST Coronagraph Exoplanet Scene Simulations (Junellie Gonzalez Quiles) 15m
      • 09:55
        High-Contrast Imaging of Binary Stars with WFIRST (Dan Sirbu) 15m
      • 10:10
        The Frequency of Free-Floating Planets and Earth-Analogs from Microlensing (Samson Johnson) 15m
    • 10:30 11:00
      AM Coffee Break 30m
    • 11:00 12:30
      Science Jamboree: Session 2
      • 11:00
        Stellar Streams from Globular Clusters in the Local Universe (Sarah Pearson) 15m
      • 11:15
        Potential Systemics from Standardizing Our Standard Candles (Benjamin Rose) 15m
      • 11:30
        Lensing Effects of Dark Matter Substructure with WFIRST Astrometry (Siddharth Mishra-Sharma) 15m
      • 11:45
        WFIRST Mock Data Generation and Forward Modeling of SN IA Observations (Aleksandar Cikota) 15m
      • 12:00
        Poster Overview 30m
    • 12:30 14:00
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 14:00 15:30
      Science Jamboree: Session 3
      • 14:00
        A New View of the Galaxy Size - Stellar Mass Distribution (Tim Miller) 15m
      • 14:15
        Mapping High-Redshirft Cosmic Web Filaments with Intrinsic Alignments of Elongated Protogalaxies (Viraj Pandya) 15m
      • 14:30
        Galaxy Burstiness with H Alpha (Adam Broussard) 15m
      • 14:45
        Statistical Properties of z > 0.4 Halpha, [oiii], and [oii] Emitters: Implications for WFIRST (Ali Ahmad Khostovan) 15m
    • 15:30 16:00
      PM Coffee Break 30m
    • 16:00 17:30
      Science Jamboree: Session 4
      • 16:00
        Semi-Analytic Forecasts for JWST-WFIRST Synergy (L.Y. Aaron Yung) 15m
      • 16:15
        Probing Patchy Reionization with the VPF in Simulated Laes at z=6.5 (Lucia Perez) 15m
      • 16:30
        LYA Emitters at Cosmic Dawn with Deep WFIRST Grism Survey (Isak Wold) 15m
      • 16:45
        TBD (Priya Natarajan) 15m
      • 17:00
        Poster Overview 30m
    • 08:30 09:00
      Breakfast 30m
    • 09:00 09:10
      Welcome (Jeff Kruk / David Spergel / Jeremy Kasdin)
    • 09:10 10:30
      Mission Status
      • 09:10
        Update from HQ (Dominic Benford / Paul Hertz) 40m
      • 09:50
        Update from Project (Jeff Kruk) 40m
    • 10:30 11:00
      AM Coffee Break 30m
    • 11:00 12:30
      Plans for Addressing Actions from APMC

      WSAT / CGI tiger team, etc...

      • 11:00
        Observatory / WFI Plans Forward (Jeff Kruk / Dave Content) 45m
      • 11:45
        CGI Plans Forward (Peg Frerking) 45m
    • 12:30 14:00
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 13:30 17:30
      CGI Breakout

      Session located in 162, 5th Floor Classroom

      • 13:30
        Welcome / Agenda 10m
      • 13:40
        Impact of Bad DM Actuators (Hanying Zhou - remote) 20m
      • 14:00
        OS 9 Results (John Krist - remote) 30m
      • 14:30
        OS 9 Science Implications & Discussion (Vanessa Bailey / Group) 20m
      • 14:50
        Break 30m
      • 15:20
        Turnbull Update (Maggie Turnball) 30m
      • 15:50
        Macintosh Update (Bruce Macintosh - remote) 30m
      • 16:20
        Flatfield Approach (Mark Colavita - remote) 15m
      • 16:35
        Exozodi Working Group (Bertrand Mennesson) 20m
      • 16:55
        Other Quick Highlights 20m

        eg: prism final design, DICAM FOV, filter params

      • 17:15
        Discussion 15m
    • 14:00 18:00
      WFI Breakout

      Can start at 1:30pm if needed

      • 14:00
        How to Maximize Potential for Archival Research? (Julie McEnery / All) 30m
      • 14:30
        HLS Optimization Study Results (Tim Eifler) 30m
      • 15:00
        Maximizing Return from the Microlensing Survey (Scott Gaudi / Dave Bennet) 30m
      • 15:30
        Break 30m
      • 16:00
        HLS Image Simulation Pipeline (Michael Troxel) 30m
      • 16:30
        Joint Processing of LSST, Euclid, WFIRST (Jason Rhodes / Peter Melchior) 30m
      • 17:00
        SPHEREx & WFIRST / SPHEREx Synergies (Olivier Doré) 30m
      • 17:30
        Requirements Validations 30m

        Continuation of project plan forward if needed

    • 18:00 20:00
      Group Dinner 2h
    • 08:30 09:00
      Breakfast 30m
    • 09:00 10:30
      Phase C Plans
      • 09:00
        Reports from Breakouts (Jeremy Kasdin / David Spergel) 30m
      • 09:30
        Concepts for Future Science Collaboration Structures (Julie McEnery) 40m
      • 10:10
        AAS and Other Outreach (Claire Andreoli / Elisa Quintana) 20m
    • 10:30 11:00
      AM Coffee Break 30m
    • 11:00 12:15
      Phase C Plans continued
      • 11:00
        Ground System Update (Ken Carpenter / Roeland van der Marel / Rachel Akeson) 1h
      • 12:00
        SOC S/W Workshop (Steve Crawford) 15m

        Summary - Workshop itself in afternoon & later at STScl

    • 12:15 13:30
      Lunch 1h 15m
    • 13:30 16:45
      WFI Breakout #2

      WFI: SOC S/W Workshop
      First segment of the SOC-SIT workshop

      • 13:30
        David Spergel 15m
      • 13:45
        Introduction to the Data Management Concept for WFI (Erica Kolatch) 45m
      • 14:30
        Demonstration of the Science Platform and Introduction to the Calibration Software (Steve Crawford) 45m
      • 15:15
        PM Coffee Break 15m
      • 15:30
        Discussion of Design Concepts for SIT Software Functionality for DMS (Russell Ryan) 45m
      • 16:15
        Discussion on Software Contribution Standards (Steve Crawford) 30m
    • 16:45 17:45
      Organizational Meeting for WFIRST Day on the Hill