Science Definition Team Meeting

May 17-18, 2012
GSFC

Thursday, May 17th (Building 8, Auditorium)

09:00 - 09:10 Welcome (Bill Oegerle)
09:10 - 09:20 Guidance from NASA Headquarters (Rita Sambruna)
09:20 - 09:40 WFIRST and the political landscape (Paul Schechter)
09:40 - 10:00 Discussion of outline the final report
1. Introduction
2. Science goals/requirements
3. DRM#1
4. DRM#2
Appendices
10:00 - 10:30 DRM#1 hardware (Goddard project study office)
Download: PowerPoint, PDF
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 11:45 DRM#2 hardware (Goddard project study office)
Download: PowerPoint, PDF
11:45 - 12:00 Exoplanet microlensing (Matthew Penny)
Download: PDF
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 01:00 Plenary session prior to breakouts
01:00 - 03:00 Breakout groups (labelled by report section)
(2a) Exoplanet microlensing
(2b) Supernovae - Download: PowerPoint, PDF
(2c) BAO
(2d) + (2e) Weak Lensing + HLS
(2f) + (2g) Galactic Plane Survey + General Investigator - Download: PDF
(3) DRM1 hardware
(4) DRM2 hardware
03:00 - 03:15 Break
03:15 - 03:30 Report from breakout groups
03:30 - 05:00 Breakout
05:00 - 5:15 Report from breakout groups

Friday, May 18th, (Building 34, Room W150)

09:00 - 09:10 Guidance from NASA Headquarters (Rita Sambruna)
09:10 - 09:30 Guidance from chairs (James Green, Paul Schechter)
09:30 - 10:30 Breakout groups (text for section 3)
Accomplishing science goals of section 2 with DRM1
(a) Exoplanet microlensing
(b) Supernovae
(c) BAO
(d) + (e) Weak Lensing + HLS
(f) + (g) Galactic Plane Survey + General Investigator
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 11:00 Reports from breakout groups
11:00 - 12:30 Breakout groups (text for section 4)
Accomplishing science goals of section 2 with DRM2
(a) Exoplanet microlensing
(b) Supernovae
(c) BAO
(d) + (e) Weak Lensing + HLS
(f) + (g) Galactic Plane Survey + General Investigator
12:30 - 01:00 Lunch
01:00 - 01:15 Reports from breakout groups
01:15 - 03:15 TBD -- unfinished business
03:15 Adjourn