Science Definition Team Meeting #2

March 10-11, 2011
Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, California Institute of Technology

Thursday, March 10th

09:00 - 09:15 Welcome (George Helou)
Administrative matters (The Chairs)
09:15 - 09:30 Guidance from HQ (Rita Sambruna)
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09:30 - 10:00 Goals for June 2011 Interim Report (The Chairs)
10:00 - 10:45 A Figure of Merit for Microlensing (Scott Gaudi)
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10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 11:45 A Figure of Merit for a High Latitude IR Survey (Dan Stern)
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11:45 - 12:15 More on Figures of Merit for BAO (Yun Wang)
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12:15 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 01:45 Off-Axis Designs and Omega Optimization Considerations (D. Content, C. Jackson, N. Rioux)
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01:45 - 02:15 Finer Pitch Pixels and the WFIRST DRM (E. Cheng)
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02:15 - 02:45 More Pixels (D. Bennett)
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02:45 - 03:00 Break
03:00 - 03:30 Redder Response (N. Wright)
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03:30 - 04:00 Alternatives Considered by the JDEM ISWG (C. Baltay)
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04:00 - 04:45 DMD Spectroscopy (Yun Wang)
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04:45 - 05:30 Matters Arising
05:30 Adjourn

Friday, March 11th

09:00 - 09:15 Rationale for a DRM Option Close to 2010 (N. Gehrels)
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09:15 - 09:45 Euclid Update (R. Nichol)
09:45 - 10:30 Re-balancing NWNH Goals in Light of Euclid (P. Schechter)
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 11:15 Alternatives for a Merged Mission (The Chairs)
11:15 - 12:15 Alternatives for a Merged Mission (Various SDT Members)
12:15 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 03:00 Task-Teams: Discussion of Tasks, Creation, Breakout
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03:00 - 03:15 Break
03:15 - 04:30 Task-Teams: Breakout
04:30 - 05:00 Task-Teams: Report
05:00 Adjourn

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