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Campos do Jordão, Brazil, April 1-4, 2012.

Program

     
 Sunday, April 1, 2012 
16:00 - 18:00  Registration  
18:45 - 19:00 Welcome Bruno Castilho, LNA / João Steiner, INCTA-IAG/USP
19:00 - 19:30 LSST Science Drivers Zeljko Ivezic - Univ. Washington
19:30 - 20:00 LSST Overview Steve Kahn, SLAC/Stanford Univ.
20:00 - 21:00 Welcome Cocktail  
21:00 - 23:00 Dinner

Monday, April 2, 2012
8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:30 Sinergies between LSST and projects with Brazilian participation Cláudia Oliveira, IAG/USP
9:30 - 10:00 LSST Project Status
Don Sweeney, LSST
10:00 - 10:30
The LSST Science collaborations Michael Strauss, Prnceton Univ.
10:30 - 11:10 Coffee break - Posters
11:10 - 11:40 LSST telescope, site and systems engineering Chuck F. Claver, LSST / NOAO
11:40 - 12:10 Performance and Image Quality of LSST Images
Kirk Gilmore, Stanford/SLAC/KIPAC
12:10 - 12:40 RNP support for large-scale science Michael Stanton, RNP / MCTI
12:30 - 14:10 Lunch break
14:10 - 14:40 Overview LSST Data Management
Jeff Kantor, LSST
14:40 - 15:10 DM Applications Robert Lupton, LSST
15:10 - 15:40 LIneA work on large volume databases: DES test case
Luiz Nicolaci da Costa, LinEA / ON
15:40 -16:40 Coffee break - Posters
16:40 - 17:20 Petascale Astronomy: Managing and Using LSST-scale Datasets Mario Juric, LSST
17:20 - 17:50 LSST network Plan Jeff Kantor, LSST
18:00 -19:00 Discussion

20:00 - 22:00 Dinner
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
9:00 - 09:30 Virtual prototype LSST: simulations
Andy Connolly, Univ. Washington
09:30 - 10:00 A Data Reduction Pipeline - A case for PreCam Survey Marcio Maia, LIneA / ON
10:00 - 10:30 Validation of deep photometric data: a quality assurance tool for DES and beyond Basílio Santiago, IF/UFRGS
10:30 - 11:10 Coffee break - Posters
11:10 - 11:40 Cosmology and extragalactic astronomy with LSST
Steve Kahn, SLAC/Stanford Univ.
11:40 - 12:10 Reverberation Mapping of Active Galactic Nuclei as a Cosmological Tool Thaisa S.-Bergmann, IF/UFRGS
12:10 - 12:40 Observing Cosmological Anisotropies with LSST Miguel Quartin, IF/UFRJ
12:40 - 14:10 Lunch break
14:10 - 14:40 Solar System studies Zeljko Ivezic, Univ. Washington
14:40 - 15:10 The Milky Way studies Mario Juiric, LSST
15:10 - 15:40 White Dwarfs
Kepler Oliveira, IF/UFRGS
15:40 -16:40 Coffee break - Posters
16:40 - 17:20 Time domain and opportunities for follow-up studies Michael Strauss, Princeton Univ.
17:20 -17:50 eScience infrastructure to support astronomy catalog data processing
Fabio Porto, LNCC / LIneA
18:00 - 19:00 Discussion
20:00 - 22:00 Dinner
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
9:00 - 09:30
Role of large-scale surveys in astronomy
Robert Lupton, LSST
09:30 - 10:00 Data mining and machine learning tools for data-intensive Andy Connolly, Univ. Washington
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 - 10:50 The Industrial Revolution of Galaxies Cluster Finding in the Dark Energy Survey Ricardo Ogando, LIneA / ON
10:50 - 11:10 Software challenges in the implementation of large surveys: the case of J-PAS Paulo Penteado, IAG/USP
11:10 - 11:30 DES-Brazil Science Portal: a framework for processing large astronomical datasets and sharing scientific results Angelo Fausti, LIneA
11:30 - 11:50 Concluding Remarks Don Sweeney, LSST / Bruno Castilho, LNA
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
  

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