WFIRST

WFIRST Preparatory Science (WPS) Meeting

March 3, 2016
Pasadena Hilton

Agenda

Chair: Jason Rhodes
8:45 Neil Gehrels - Welcome and Introductions
8:55 Dominic Benford - NASA HQ Perspective
9:15 Peter Melchior (for Robert Lupton) - WFIRST-LSST
9:30 Michael Schneider - WFIRST-LSST
9:45 Doug Clowe - Cluster Weak Lensing
10:00 Peter Capak - Weak Lensing, Redshift Calibration
10:15 Break
Chair: Jeff Kruk
10:30 Michael Shao - Astrometry
10:45 Graeme Addison (for Chuck Bennett) - Constraining Dark Energy Parameters
11:00 Robert Kirshner - HST RAISINS Supernova Implication
11:15 Saul Perlmutter - SN Ia Program for WFIRST
11:30 Ryan Foley - SN Ia Color Corrections
11:45 Sangeeta Malhotra (for James Rhoads) - Survey Spectroscopy Understanding from HST and Ground
12:00 Lunch
Chair: Wes Traub
1:00 Nick Hand (for Uros Seljak) - Spectroscopic Survey
1:15 Aronne Merelli (for Margaret Turnbull) - Coronagraph Filter Spectroscoy Part 1
Coronagraph Filter Spectroscoy Part 2
1:30 Dmitry Savransky - Coronagraph Performance Modeling
1:45 Geoff Bryden - Coronagraph RV Planets
2:00 Nikole Lewis - Coronagraph Spectroscopy and Polarimetry
2:15 Christine Chen - Exoplanets and Disks
2:30 Scott Gaudi - Microlensing
2:45 Discussion Period with Project
3:15 Adjourn