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Hot-wiring the Transient Universe: a Joint VOEvent & HTN Workshop

June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova



Agenda


List of Participants


Posters

  • eSTAR - An overview of the current network - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
  • MONET - State of the Union - Dary Mihova (Tuparev Technologies)
  • Using Distributed Sensor Network Architecture to Link Heterogeneous Astronomical Assets - Robert White (LANL)




Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - Reception




Monday, June 4

  • AM chair: Roy Williams
  • PM chair: George Djorgovski

8:30 - Welcoming remarks

8:40 - Session 1 - The science from rapid response

  • Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL)
  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (LSST)
  • Thread safe astronomy - Rob Seaman (NOAO Data Products Program)

9:55 - Coffee

10:25 - Session 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
  • How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech)
  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (University of Goettingen)
  • Transport for the HTN and VOEvent Networks - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

12:05 - Lunch at local restaurants

1:35 - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (NOAO DPP)
  • Science driven architectures for networked astronomy - Tim Naylor (University of Exeter)
  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)

2:50 - Break

3:10 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (Pan-STARRS)
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (LSST)
  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (George Mason University)

4:25 - Tour leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

  • limited to 20 attendees, box dinner provided

4:25 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

5:30 - Adjourn




Tuesday, June 5

  • AM chair: Chris Smith
  • PM chair: Tom Vestrand

8:30 - Session 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

  • A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (NOAO)
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (Steward Observatory)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (Caltech)

9:45 - Coffee

10:15 - Session 6 - Observatory Operations

  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (LCOGT)
  • Lessons learned from RoboScope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (Indiana University)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (IAA-CSIC, Granada & University of Valencia)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (OHP)

12:20 - Lunch at local restaurants

1:50 - Session 7 - Event Classification

  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (LSST)
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (UC Berkeley)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (Caltech)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (LBL)

3:30 - Conference photo

3:40 - Break

3:50 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (Liverpool JMU)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (JAC)
  • Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Mike Fitzpatrick

5:30 - Adjourn

6:30 - Conference dinner




Wednesday, June 6

  • AM chair: Rob Seaman
  • PM chair: Robert White

8:20 - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

  • XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (UCO/Lick)
  • The IVOA Standard Vocabulary Proposal: How to succeed in transporting the astronomical meaning of an event/observation without really trying (very hard) - Rick Hessman (University of Goettingen)
  • Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (NOAO DPP)

9:35 - Coffee

10:05 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (Caltech)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (MSSL)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Matthew Graham

11:20 - Tours of Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 Box lunch
  • Group B: 11:30 Box lunch - 12:15 SOML

1:00 - Session 11 - HTN Infrastructure

2:40 - Break

3:00 - Session 12 - Distributed Scheduling

  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (LCOGT)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Alasdair Allan

3:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

5:30 - Adjourn




Thursday, June 7

  • Chair: Josh Bloom

8:30 - Session 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

  • Does your Robot need a Flamethrower? Astrophysics from Antarctica - Nick Tothill (Harvard CFA)
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (NRL)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (NIKHEF)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (Duke University)
  • The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (NASA-GSFC)

10:35 - Coffee

11:05 - Session 14 - Grid Markets

12:20 - Closing remarks

12:30 - Adjourn

Sponsors

NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


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June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova



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  • MONET - State of the Union - Dary Mihova (Tuparev Technologies)
  • Using Distributed Sensor Network Architecture to Link Heterogeneous Astronomical Assets - Robert White (LANL)




Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - Reception




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  • AM chair: Roy Williams
  • PM chair: George Djorgovski
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  • Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL)
 
  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (LSST)
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  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
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1:20 - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

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1:35 - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

 
  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (NOAO DPP)
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  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (University of Exeter)
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  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)
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2:40 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

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  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (Pan-STARRS)
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (LSST)
  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (George Mason University)
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4:25 - Tour leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

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4:00 - Tour leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

 
  • limited to 20 attendees, box dinner provided
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4:25 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

 

5:30 - Adjourn




Tuesday, June 5

  • AM chair: Chris Smith
  • PM chair: Tom Vestrand

8:30 - Session 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

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  • A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (NOAO)
 
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (Steward Observatory)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (Caltech)
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10:10 - Session 6 - Observatory Operations

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  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
 
  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (LCOGT)
  • Lessons learned from RoboScope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (Indiana University)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (IAA-CSIC, Granada & University of Valencia)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (OHP)
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  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
 
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11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

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12:20 - Lunch at local restaurants

 
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1:20 - Session 7 - Event Classification

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1:50 - Session 7 - Event Classification

 
  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (LSST)
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (UC Berkeley)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (Caltech)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (LBL)
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2:40 - Conference photo

2:50 - Break

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3:10 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

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3:50 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

 
  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (Liverpool JMU)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (JAC)
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  • Tutorial - Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
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  • Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
 
  • Group discussion facilitated by Mike Fitzpatrick
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4:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Babble, burble, banter, bicker bicker bicker
Brouhaha, boulderdash, ballyhoo
 

5:30 - Adjourn

6:30 - Conference dinner




Wednesday, June 6

  • AM chair: Rob Seaman
  • PM chair: Robert White
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8:30 - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

  • Keynote - XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (UCO/Lick)
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8:20 - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

  • XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (UCO/Lick)
 
  • The IVOA Standard Vocabulary Proposal: How to succeed in transporting the astronomical meaning of an event/observation without really trying (very hard) - Rick Hessman (University of Goettingen)
Changed:
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  • Tutorial - Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (NOAO DPP)
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  • Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (NOAO DPP)
 
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9:50 - Coffee

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9:35 - Coffee

 
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10:10 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

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10:05 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

 
  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (Caltech)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (MSSL)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Matthew Graham

11:20 - Tours of Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 Box lunch
  • Group B: 11:30 Box lunch - 12:15 SOML

1:00 - Session 11 - HTN Infrastructure

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2:40 - Break

 
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3:00 - Session 12 - Distributed Scheduling

 
  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (LCOGT)
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  • Thread safe astronomy: the VOEvent lifecycle - Rob Seaman (NOAO DPP)
 
  • Group discussion facilitated by Alasdair Allan

3:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

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Comments, cliches, commentary, controversy
Chatter, chit-chat, chit-chat, chit-chat
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5:30 - Adjourn




Thursday, June 7

  • Chair: Josh Bloom

8:30 - Session 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

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  • Keynote - The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (NASA-GSFC)
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  • Does your Robot need a Flamethrower? Astrophysics from Antarctica - Nick Tothill (Harvard CFA)
 
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (NRL)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (NIKHEF)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (Duke University)
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  • Autonomous Antarctic Astronomy - Nick Tothill (Harvard CFA)
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  • The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (NASA-GSFC)
 
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10:10 - Coffee

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Dialogue, dualogue, diatribe
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Double talk, double talk
 

12:30 - Adjourn

Sponsors

NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


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Hot-wiring the Transient Universe: a Joint VOEvent & HTN Workshop

June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova



Agenda


Added:
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>

Participants

 

Posters

  • MONET - State of the Union - Dary Mihova (Tuparev Technologies)
  • Using Distributed Sensor Network Architecture to Link Heterogeneous Astronomical Assets - Robert White (LANL)




Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - Reception




Monday, June 4

  • AM chair: Roy Williams
  • PM chair: George Djorgovski

8:30 - Welcome

9:00 - Session 1 - The science from rapid response

  • Keynote - Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL)
  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (LSST)

9:50 - Coffee

10:20 - Session 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
  • Tutorial - How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech)
Changed:
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  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (Goettingen)
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  • Transport for the HTN and VOEvent Networks - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

1:20 - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (NOAO DPP)
  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (University of Exeter)
  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)

2:20 - Break

2:40 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (Pan-STARRS)
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (LSST)
  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (George Mason University)

3:40 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Arguments, agreements, advice, answers
Articulate announcements

4:00 - Tour leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

  • limited to 20 attendees, box dinner provided

5:30 - Adjourn




Tuesday, June 5

  • AM chair: Chris Smith
  • PM chair: Tom Vestrand

8:30 - Session 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

  • Keynote - A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (NOAO)
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (Steward Observatory)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (Caltech)

9:40 - Coffee

10:10 - Session 6 - Observatory Operations

  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (LCOGT)
  • Lessons learned from RoboScope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (Indiana University)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (IAA-CSIC, Granada & University of Valencia)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (OHP)
  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

1:20 - Session 7 - Event Classification

  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (LSST)
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (UC Berkeley)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (Caltech)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (LBL)

2:40 - Conference photo

2:50 - Break

3:10 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

Changed:
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  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (INST)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (INST)
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  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (Liverpool JMU)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (JAC)
 
  • Tutorial - Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Mike Fitzpatrick

4:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Babble, burble, banter, bicker bicker bicker
Brouhaha, boulderdash, ballyhoo

5:30 - Adjourn

6:30 - Conference dinner




Wednesday, June 6

  • AM chair: Rob Seaman
  • PM chair: Robert White

8:30 - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

  • Keynote - XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (UCO/Lick)
Changed:
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  • The IVOA Standard Vocabulary Proposal: How to succeed in transporting the astronomical meaning of an event/observation without really trying (very hard) - Rick Hessman (Goettingen)
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  • The IVOA Standard Vocabulary Proposal: How to succeed in transporting the astronomical meaning of an event/observation without really trying (very hard) - Rick Hessman (University of Goettingen)
 
  • Tutorial - Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (NOAO DPP)

9:50 - Coffee

10:10 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

Changed:
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  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (INST)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (INST)
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  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (Caltech)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (MSSL)
 
  • Group discussion facilitated by Matthew Graham

11:20 - Tours of Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 Box lunch
  • Group B: 11:30 Box lunch - 12:15 SOML

1:00 - Session 11 - HTN Infrastructure

  • RTML - The State of the Union, revised RTML 3.2 schema for brain-dead software IDEs - Georg Tuparev (Tuparev Technologies)
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  • Eudoxos and HTN infrastructure - Nikolaos Solomos (INST)
  • RTML SOAP endpoint implementation on the Liverpool Telescope - Neil Clay (INST)
  • Robonet-1.0 - Chris Mottram (INST)
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2:20 - Break

2:40 - Session 12 - Distributed Scheduling

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  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (INST)
  • Thread safe astronomy: the VOEvent lifecycle - Rob Seaman (INST)
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  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (LCOGT)
  • Thread safe astronomy: the VOEvent lifecycle - Rob Seaman (NOAO DPP)
 
  • Group discussion facilitated by Alasdair Allan

3:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Comments, cliches, commentary, controversy
Chatter, chit-chat, chit-chat, chit-chat
Conversation, contradiction, criticism

5:30 - Adjourn




Thursday, June 7

  • Chair: Josh Bloom

8:30 - Session 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

Changed:
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  • Keynote - The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (INST)
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (INST)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (INST)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (INST)
  • Autonomous Antarctic Astronomy - Nick Tothill (INST)
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  • Keynote - The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (NASA-GSFC)
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (NRL)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (NIKHEF)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (Duke University)
  • Autonomous Antarctic Astronomy - Nick Tothill (Harvard CFA)
 

10:10 - Coffee

10:40 - Session 14 - Grid Markets

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  • JMU Grid market prototype - Iain Steele (INST)
  • Grid-integration of robotic telescopes - Frank Breitling (INST)
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  • Group discussion facilitated by Iain Steele

11:50 - Closing remarks

Debates, discussions
Dialogue, dualogue, diatribe
Dissention, declamation
Double talk, double talk

12:30 - Adjourn

Sponsors

NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


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Revision 122007-05-08 - RobSeaman

 

Hot-wiring the Transient Universe: a Joint VOEvent & HTN Workshop

June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova



Agenda


Posters

  • MONET - State of the Union - Dary Mihova (Tuparev Technologies)
  • Using Distributed Sensor Network Architecture to Link Heterogeneous Astronomical Assets - Robert White (LANL)




Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - Reception




Monday, June 4

  • AM chair: Roy Williams
  • PM chair: George Djorgovski

8:30 - Welcome

9:00 - Session 1 - The science from rapid response

  • Keynote - Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL)
  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (LSST)

9:50 - Coffee

10:20 - Session 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
  • Tutorial - How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech)
  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (Goettingen)
  • Transport for the HTN and VOEvent Networks - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

1:20 - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (NOAO DPP)
  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (University of Exeter)
  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)

2:20 - Break

2:40 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (Pan-STARRS)
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (LSST)
  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (George Mason University)

3:40 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Arguments, agreements, advice, answers
Articulate announcements

4:00 - Tour leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

  • limited to 20 attendees, box dinner provided

5:30 - Adjourn




Tuesday, June 5

  • AM chair: Chris Smith
  • PM chair: Tom Vestrand

8:30 - Session 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

  • Keynote - A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (NOAO)
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (Steward Observatory)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (Caltech)

9:40 - Coffee

10:10 - Session 6 - Observatory Operations

  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (LCOGT)
Changed:
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  • Lessons learned from Robo Scope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (INST)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (INST)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (INST)
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  • Lessons learned from RoboScope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (Indiana University)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (IAA-CSIC, Granada & University of Valencia)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (OHP)
 
  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

1:20 - Session 7 - Event Classification

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  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (LSST)
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (INST)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (INST)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (INST)
>
>
  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (LSST)
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (UC Berkeley)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (Caltech)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (LBL)
 

2:40 - Conference photo

2:50 - Break

3:10 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (INST)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (INST)
  • Tutorial - Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Mike Fitzpatrick

4:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Babble, burble, banter, bicker bicker bicker
Brouhaha, boulderdash, ballyhoo

5:30 - Adjourn

6:30 - Conference dinner




Wednesday, June 6

  • AM chair: Rob Seaman
  • PM chair: Robert White

8:30 - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

  • Keynote - XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (UCO/Lick)
  • The IVOA Standard Vocabulary Proposal: How to succeed in transporting the astronomical meaning of an event/observation without really trying (very hard) - Rick Hessman (Goettingen)
Changed:
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  • Tutorial - Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (INST)
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  • Tutorial - Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (NOAO DPP)
 

9:50 - Coffee

10:10 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (INST)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Matthew Graham

11:20 - Tours of Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 Box lunch
  • Group B: 11:30 Box lunch - 12:15 SOML

1:00 - Session 11 - HTN Infrastructure

  • RTML - The State of the Union, revised RTML 3.2 schema for brain-dead software IDEs - Georg Tuparev (Tuparev Technologies)
  • Eudoxos and HTN infrastructure - Nikolaos Solomos (INST)
  • RTML SOAP endpoint implementation on the Liverpool Telescope - Neil Clay (INST)
  • Robonet-1.0 - Chris Mottram (INST)

2:20 - Break

2:40 - Session 12 - Distributed Scheduling

  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (INST)
  • Thread safe astronomy: the VOEvent lifecycle - Rob Seaman (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Alasdair Allan

3:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Comments, cliches, commentary, controversy
Chatter, chit-chat, chit-chat, chit-chat
Conversation, contradiction, criticism

5:30 - Adjourn




Thursday, June 7

  • Chair: Josh Bloom

8:30 - Session 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

  • Keynote - The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (INST)
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (INST)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (INST)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (INST)
  • Autonomous Antarctic Astronomy - Nick Tothill (INST)

10:10 - Coffee

10:40 - Session 14 - Grid Markets

  • JMU Grid market prototype - Iain Steele (INST)
  • Grid-integration of robotic telescopes - Frank Breitling (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Iain Steele

11:50 - Closing remarks

Debates, discussions
Dialogue, dualogue, diatribe
Dissention, declamation
Double talk, double talk

12:30 - Adjourn

Sponsors

NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


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Hot-wiring the Transient Universe: a Joint VOEvent & HTN Workshop

June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova



Agenda


Posters

  • MONET - State of the Union - Dary Mihova (Tuparev Technologies)
  • Using Distributed Sensor Network Architecture to Link Heterogeneous Astronomical Assets - Robert White (LANL)




Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - Reception




Monday, June 4

  • AM chair: Roy Williams
  • PM chair: George Djorgovski

8:30 - Welcome

9:00 - Session 1 - The science from rapid response

  • Keynote - Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL)
  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (LSST)

9:50 - Coffee

10:20 - Session 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
  • Tutorial - How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech)
  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (Goettingen)
  • Transport for the HTN and VOEvent Networks - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

1:20 - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (NOAO DPP)
  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (University of Exeter)
  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)

2:20 - Break

2:40 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (Pan-STARRS)
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (LSST)
  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (George Mason University)

3:40 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Arguments, agreements, advice, answers
Articulate announcements
Changed:
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4:00 - Tour leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

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4:00 - Tour leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

 
  • limited to 20 attendees, box dinner provided

5:30 - Adjourn




Tuesday, June 5

  • AM chair: Chris Smith
  • PM chair: Tom Vestrand

8:30 - Session 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

Changed:
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  • Keynote - A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (INST)
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (INST)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (INST)
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  • Keynote - A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (NOAO)
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (Steward Observatory)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (Caltech)
 

9:40 - Coffee

10:10 - Session 6 - Observatory Operations

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  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (INST)
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  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (LCOGT)
 
  • Lessons learned from Robo Scope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (INST)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (INST)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (INST)
  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

1:20 - Session 7 - Event Classification

  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (LSST)
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (INST)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (INST)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (INST)

2:40 - Conference photo

2:50 - Break

3:10 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (INST)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (INST)
  • Tutorial - Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Mike Fitzpatrick

4:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Babble, burble, banter, bicker bicker bicker
Brouhaha, boulderdash, ballyhoo

5:30 - Adjourn

6:30 - Conference dinner




Wednesday, June 6

  • AM chair: Rob Seaman
  • PM chair: Robert White

8:30 - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

  • Keynote - XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (UCO/Lick)
  • The IVOA Standard Vocabulary Proposal: How to succeed in transporting the astronomical meaning of an event/observation without really trying (very hard) - Rick Hessman (Goettingen)
  • Tutorial - Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (INST)

9:50 - Coffee

10:10 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (INST)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Matthew Graham

11:20 - Tours of Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 Box lunch
  • Group B: 11:30 Box lunch - 12:15 SOML

1:00 - Session 11 - HTN Infrastructure

  • RTML - The State of the Union, revised RTML 3.2 schema for brain-dead software IDEs - Georg Tuparev (Tuparev Technologies)
  • Eudoxos and HTN infrastructure - Nikolaos Solomos (INST)
  • RTML SOAP endpoint implementation on the Liverpool Telescope - Neil Clay (INST)
  • Robonet-1.0 - Chris Mottram (INST)

2:20 - Break

2:40 - Session 12 - Distributed Scheduling

  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (INST)
  • Thread safe astronomy: the VOEvent lifecycle - Rob Seaman (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Alasdair Allan

3:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Comments, cliches, commentary, controversy
Chatter, chit-chat, chit-chat, chit-chat
Conversation, contradiction, criticism

5:30 - Adjourn




Thursday, June 7

  • Chair: Josh Bloom

8:30 - Session 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

  • Keynote - The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (INST)
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (INST)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (INST)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (INST)
  • Autonomous Antarctic Astronomy - Nick Tothill (INST)

10:10 - Coffee

10:40 - Session 14 - Grid Markets

  • JMU Grid market prototype - Iain Steele (INST)
  • Grid-integration of robotic telescopes - Frank Breitling (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Iain Steele

11:50 - Closing remarks

Debates, discussions
Dialogue, dualogue, diatribe
Dissention, declamation
Double talk, double talk

12:30 - Adjourn

Sponsors

NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


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Hot-wiring the Transient Universe: a Joint VOEvent & HTN Workshop

June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova



Agenda


Posters

  • MONET - State of the Union - Dary Mihova (Tuparev Technologies)
  • Using Distributed Sensor Network Architecture to Link Heterogeneous Astronomical Assets - Robert White (LANL)




Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - Reception




Monday, June 4

  • AM chair: Roy Williams
  • PM chair: George Djorgovski

8:30 - Welcome

9:00 - Session 1 - The science from rapid response

  • Keynote - Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL)
  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (LSST)

9:50 - Coffee

10:20 - Session 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
  • Tutorial - How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech)
Changed:
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  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (INST)
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  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (Goettingen)
 
  • Transport for the HTN and VOEvent Networks - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

1:20 - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (NOAO DPP)
Changed:
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  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (INST)
>
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  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (University of Exeter)
 
  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)

2:20 - Break

2:40 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

Changed:
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  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (INST)
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  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (Pan-STARRS)
 
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (LSST)
Changed:
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  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (INST)
>
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3:40 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Arguments, agreements, advice, answers
Articulate announcements

4:00 - Tour leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

  • limited to 20 attendees, box dinner provided

5:30 - Adjourn




Tuesday, June 5

  • AM chair: Chris Smith
  • PM chair: Tom Vestrand

8:30 - Session 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

  • Keynote - A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (INST)
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (INST)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (INST)

9:40 - Coffee

10:10 - Session 6 - Observatory Operations

  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (INST)
  • Lessons learned from Robo Scope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (INST)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (INST)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (INST)
  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

1:20 - Session 7 - Event Classification

  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (LSST)
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (INST)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (INST)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (INST)

2:40 - Conference photo

2:50 - Break

3:10 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (INST)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (INST)
  • Tutorial - Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Mike Fitzpatrick

4:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Babble, burble, banter, bicker bicker bicker
Brouhaha, boulderdash, ballyhoo

5:30 - Adjourn

6:30 - Conference dinner




Wednesday, June 6

  • AM chair: Rob Seaman
  • PM chair: Robert White

8:30 - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

  • Keynote - XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (UCO/Lick)
Changed:
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<
  • The IVOA Standard Vocabulary Proposal: How to succeed in transporting the astronomical meaning of an event/observation without really trying (very hard) - Rick Hessman (INST)
>
>
  • The IVOA Standard Vocabulary Proposal: How to succeed in transporting the astronomical meaning of an event/observation without really trying (very hard) - Rick Hessman (Goettingen)
 
  • Tutorial - Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (INST)

9:50 - Coffee

10:10 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (INST)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Matthew Graham

11:20 - Tours of Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 Box lunch
  • Group B: 11:30 Box lunch - 12:15 SOML

1:00 - Session 11 - HTN Infrastructure

Changed:
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  • RTML - The State of the Union, revised RTML 3.2 schema for brain-dead software IDEs - Georg Tuparev (INST)
>
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  • RTML - The State of the Union, revised RTML 3.2 schema for brain-dead software IDEs - Georg Tuparev (Tuparev Technologies)
 
  • Eudoxos and HTN infrastructure - Nikolaos Solomos (INST)
  • RTML SOAP endpoint implementation on the Liverpool Telescope - Neil Clay (INST)
  • Robonet-1.0 - Chris Mottram (INST)

2:20 - Break

2:40 - Session 12 - Distributed Scheduling

  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (INST)
  • Thread safe astronomy: the VOEvent lifecycle - Rob Seaman (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Alasdair Allan

3:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Comments, cliches, commentary, controversy
Chatter, chit-chat, chit-chat, chit-chat
Conversation, contradiction, criticism

5:30 - Adjourn




Thursday, June 7

  • Chair: Josh Bloom

8:30 - Session 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

  • Keynote - The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (INST)
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (INST)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (INST)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (INST)
  • Autonomous Antarctic Astronomy - Nick Tothill (INST)

10:10 - Coffee

10:40 - Session 14 - Grid Markets

  • JMU Grid market prototype - Iain Steele (INST)
  • Grid-integration of robotic telescopes - Frank Breitling (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Iain Steele

11:50 - Closing remarks

Debates, discussions
Dialogue, dualogue, diatribe
Dissention, declamation
Double talk, double talk

12:30 - Adjourn

Sponsors

NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


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Revision 92007-05-08 - RobSeaman

 

Hot-wiring the Transient Universe: a Joint VOEvent & HTN Workshop

June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova



Agenda


Changed:
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Posters

  • MONET - State of the Union - Dary Mihova (INST)
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Posters

 
  • Using Distributed Sensor Network Architecture to Link Heterogeneous Astronomical Assets
Changed:
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- Robert White (INST)
>
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- Robert White (LANL)
 


Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - Reception




Monday, June 4

  • AM chair: Roy Williams
  • PM chair: George Djorgovski

8:30 - Welcome

9:00 - Session 1 - The science from rapid response

  • Keynote - Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL)
  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (LSST)

9:50 - Coffee

10:20 - Session 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
  • Tutorial - How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech)
  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (INST)
  • Transport for the HTN and VOEvent Networks - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

1:20 - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

Changed:
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  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (INST)
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  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (NOAO DPP)
 
  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (INST)
  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)

2:20 - Break

2:40 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (INST)
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (LSST)
  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (INST)

3:40 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Added:
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  Arguments, agreements, advice, answers
Articulate announcements
Added:
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4:00 - Tour leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

  • limited to 20 attendees, box dinner provided

5:30 - Adjourn




Tuesday, June 5

  • AM chair: Chris Smith
  • PM chair: Tom Vestrand

8:30 - Session 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

  • Keynote - A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (INST)
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (INST)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (INST)

9:40 - Coffee

10:10 - Session 6 - Observatory Operations

  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (INST)
  • Lessons learned from Robo Scope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (INST)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (INST)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (INST)
  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

1:20 - Session 7 - Event Classification

  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (LSST)
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (INST)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (INST)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (INST)

2:40 - Conference photo

2:50 - Break

3:10 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (INST)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (INST)
  • Tutorial - Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Mike Fitzpatrick

4:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Added:
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  Babble, burble, banter, bicker bicker bicker
Brouhaha, boulderdash, ballyhoo
Added:
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5:30 - Adjourn

6:30 - Conference dinner




Wednesday, June 6

  • AM chair: Rob Seaman
  • PM chair: Robert White

8:30 - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

Changed:
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  • Keynote - XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (INST)
>
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  • Keynote - XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (UCO/Lick)
 
  • The IVOA Standard Vocabulary Proposal: How to succeed in transporting the astronomical meaning of an event/observation without really trying (very hard) - Rick Hessman (INST)
  • Tutorial - Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (INST)

9:50 - Coffee

10:10 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (INST)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Matthew Graham

11:20 - Tours of Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 Box lunch
  • Group B: 11:30 Box lunch - 12:15 SOML

1:00 - Session 11 - HTN Infrastructure

  • RTML - The State of the Union, revised RTML 3.2 schema for brain-dead software IDEs - Georg Tuparev (INST)
  • Eudoxos and HTN infrastructure - Nikolaos Solomos (INST)
  • RTML SOAP endpoint implementation on the Liverpool Telescope - Neil Clay (INST)
  • Robonet-1.0 - Chris Mottram (INST)

2:20 - Break

2:40 - Session 12 - Distributed Scheduling

  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (INST)
  • Thread safe astronomy: the VOEvent lifecycle - Rob Seaman (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Alasdair Allan

3:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

Added:
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  Comments, cliches, commentary, controversy
Chatter, chit-chat, chit-chat, chit-chat
Conversation, contradiction, criticism
Added:
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5:30 - Adjourn




Thursday, June 7

  • Chair: Josh Bloom

8:30 - Session 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

  • Keynote - The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (INST)
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (INST)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (INST)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (INST)
  • Autonomous Antarctic Astronomy - Nick Tothill (INST)

10:10 - Coffee

10:40 - Session 14 - Grid Markets

  • JMU Grid market prototype - Iain Steele (INST)
  • Grid-integration of robotic telescopes - Frank Breitling (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Iain Steele

11:50 - Closing remarks

Added:
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  Debates, discussions
Dialogue, dualogue, diatribe
Dissention, declamation
Double talk, double talk
Added:
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12:30 - Adjourn

Deleted:
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Sponsors

 
Added:
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Sponsors

 NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


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Hot-wiring the Transient Universe: a Joint VOEvent & HTN Workshop

June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova


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Deleted:
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Agenda


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Posters

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Posters

 
  • MONET - State of the Union - Dary Mihova (INST)
  • Using Distributed Sensor Network Architecture to Link Heterogeneous Astronomical Assets - Robert White (INST)




Changed:
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Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - No host reception

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Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - Reception

 


Changed:
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Monday, June 4

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Monday, June 4

 
  • AM chair: Roy Williams
  • PM chair: George Djorgovski
Changed:
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8:30 am - Welcome

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8:30 - Welcome

 
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9:00 - SESSION 1 - The science from rapid response

  • KEYNOTE - Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL)
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9:00 - Session 1 - The science from rapid response

  • Keynote - Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL)
 
  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (LSST)
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9:50 - Coffee

 
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10:20 - Session 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

 
  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
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  • Tutorial - How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech)
 
  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (INST)
  • Transport for the HTN and VOEvent Networks - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
Changed:
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11:50 - Lunch

>
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11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

 
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1:20 pm - SESSION 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

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1:20 - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

 
  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (INST)
  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (INST)
  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)
Changed:
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2:20 - Break

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2:20 - Break

 
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2:40 - SESSION 4 - Solar system objects

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2:40 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

 
  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (INST)
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (LSST)
  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (INST)
Changed:
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3:40 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

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3:40 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

  Arguments, agreements, advice, answers
Articulate announcements
Changed:
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4:00 - Tour leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

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4:00 - Tour leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

 
  • limited to 20 attendees, box dinner provided
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5:30 - Adjourn

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5:30 - Adjourn

 


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Tuesday, June 5

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Tuesday, June 5

 
  • AM chair: Chris Smith
  • PM chair: Tom Vestrand
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8:30 am - SESSION 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

  • KEYNOTE - A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (INST)
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>

8:30 - Session 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

  • Keynote - A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (INST)
 
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (INST)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (INST)
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9:40 - Coffee

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9:40 - Coffee

 
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10:10 - SESSION 6 - Observatory Operations

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10:10 - Session 6 - Observatory Operations

 
  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (INST)
  • Lessons learned from Robo Scope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (INST)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (INST)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (INST)
  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
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11:50 - Lunch

>
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11:50 - Lunch at local restaurants

 
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1:20 pm - SESSION 7 - Event Classification

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1:20 - Session 7 - Event Classification

 
  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (LSST)
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (INST)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (INST)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (INST)
Changed:
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2:40 - Conference photo

2:50 - Break

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2:40 - Conference photo

2:50 - Break

 
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3:10 - SESSION 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

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3:10 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

 
  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (INST)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (INST)
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  • TUTORIAL - Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
>
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  • Tutorial - Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
 
  • Group discussion facilitated by Mike Fitzpatrick
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4:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

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4:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

  Babble, burble, banter, bicker bicker bicker
Brouhaha, boulderdash, ballyhoo
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5:30 - Adjourn

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5:30 - Adjourn

 
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6:30 - CONFERENCE DINNER

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6:30 - Conference dinner

 


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Wednesday, June 6

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Wednesday, June 6

 
  • AM chair: Rob Seaman
  • PM chair: Robert White
Changed:
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8:30 am - SESSION 9 - VOEvent Unbound

  • KEYNOTE - XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (INST)
>
>

8:30 - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

  • Keynote - XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (INST)
 
  • The IVOA Standard Vocabulary Proposal: How to succeed in transporting the astronomical meaning of an event/observation without really trying (very hard) - Rick Hessman (INST)
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  • TUTORIAL - Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (INST)
>
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  • Tutorial - Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (INST)
 
Changed:
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9:50 - Coffee

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9:50 - Coffee

 
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10:10 - SESSION 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

>
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10:10 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

 
  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (INST)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Matthew Graham
Changed:
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11:20 - TOURS of Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 BOX LUNCH
  • Group b: 11:30 BOX LUNCH - 12:15 SOML
>
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11:20 - Tours of Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 Box lunch
  • Group B: 11:30 Box lunch - 12:15 SOML
 
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1:00 pm - SESSION 11 - HTN Infrastructure

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1:00 - Session 11 - HTN Infrastructure

 
  • RTML - The State of the Union, revised RTML 3.2 schema for brain-dead software IDEs - Georg Tuparev (INST)
  • Eudoxos and HTN infrastructure - Nikolaos Solomos (INST)
  • RTML SOAP endpoint implementation on the Liverpool Telescope - Neil Clay (INST)
  • Robonet-1.0 - Chris Mottram (INST)
Changed:
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2:20 - Break

>
>

2:20 - Break

 
Changed:
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2:40 - SESSION 12 - Distributed Scheduling

>
>

2:40 - Session 12 - Distributed Scheduling

 
  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (INST)
  • Thread safe astronomy: the VOEvent lifecycle - Rob Seaman (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Alasdair Allan
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>

3:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

  Comments, cliches, commentary, controversy
Chatter, chit-chat, chit-chat, chit-chat
Conversation, contradiction, criticism
Changed:
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5:30 - Adjourn

>
>

5:30 - Adjourn

 


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Thursday, June 7

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Thursday, June 7

 
  • Chair: Josh Bloom
Changed:
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8:30 - SESSION 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

  • KEYNOTE - The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (INST)
>
>

8:30 - Session 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

  • Keynote - The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (INST)
 
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (INST)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (INST)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (INST)
  • Autonomous Antarctic Astronomy - Nick Tothill (INST)
Changed:
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10:10 - Coffee

>
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10:10 - Coffee

 
Changed:
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10:40 - SESSION 14 - Grid Markets

>
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10:40 - Session 14 - Grid Markets

 
  • JMU Grid market prototype - Iain Steele (INST)
  • Grid-integration of robotic telescopes - Frank Breitling (INST)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Iain Steele
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11:50 pm - Closing remarks

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11:50 - Closing remarks

  Debates, discussions
Dialogue, dualogue, diatribe
Dissention, declamation
Double talk, double talk
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12:30 - Adjourn

 
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NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


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Hot-wiring the Transient Universe: a Joint VOEvent & HTN Workshop

June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova





Agenda

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7:00 pm - No host reception

 
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Posters

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Posters

 
  • MONET - State of the Union - Dary Mihova (INST)
  • Using Distributed Sensor Network Architecture to Link Heterogeneous Astronomical Assets - Robert White (INST)




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Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - No host reception




 

Monday, June 4

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  • AM CHAIR: Roy Williams
  • PM CHAIR: George Djorgovski
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  • AM chair: Roy Williams
  • PM chair: George Djorgovski
 

8:30 am - Welcome

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9:00 - Session 1 - The science from rapid response

  • Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL) (KEYNOTE)
  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (INST)
>
>

9:00 - SESSION 1 - The science from rapid response

  • KEYNOTE - Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL)
  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (LSST)
 
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9:50 - COFFEE

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9:50 - Coffee

 
Changed:
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10:20 - Session 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

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10:20 - SESSION 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

 
  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
Changed:
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  • How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech) (TUTORIAL)
>
>
  • TUTORIAL - How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech)
 
  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (INST)
  • Transport for the HTN and VOEvent Networks - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
Changed:
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11:50 - LUNCH

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11:50 - Lunch

 
Changed:
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1:20 pm - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

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1:20 pm - SESSION 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

 
  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (INST)
  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (INST)
  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)
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2:20 - BREAK

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2:20 - Break

 
Changed:
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2:40 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

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2:40 - SESSION 4 - Solar system objects

 
  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (INST)
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  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (INST)
>
>
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (LSST)
 
  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (INST)
Changed:
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3:40 - OPEN for discussions, demos, etc.

>
>

3:40 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

  Arguments, agreements, advice, answers
Articulate announcements
Changed:
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4:00 - TOUR leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

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4:00 - Tour leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

 
  • limited to 20 attendees, box dinner provided
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5:30 - ADJOURN

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5:30 - Adjourn

 


Tuesday, June 5

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  • AM CHAIR: Chris Smith
  • PM CHAIR: Tom Vestrand
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  • AM chair: Chris Smith
  • PM chair: Tom Vestrand
 
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8:30 am - Session 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

  • A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (INST) (KEYNOTE)
>
>

8:30 am - SESSION 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

  • KEYNOTE - A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (INST)
 
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (INST)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (INST)
Changed:
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9:40 - COFFEE

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9:40 - Coffee

 
Changed:
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10:10 - Session 6 - Observatory Operations

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10:10 - SESSION 6 - Observatory Operations

 
  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (INST)
  • Lessons learned from Robo Scope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (INST)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (INST)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (INST)
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  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (INST)
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  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
 
Changed:
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11:50 - LUNCH

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11:50 - Lunch

 
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1:20 pm - Session 7 - Event Classification

  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (INST)
>
>

1:20 pm - SESSION 7 - Event Classification

  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (LSST)
 
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (INST)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (INST)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (INST)
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2:40 - CONFERENCE PHOTO

2:50 - BREAK

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2:40 - Conference photo

2:50 - Break

 
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3:10 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

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3:10 - SESSION 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

 
  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (INST)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (INST)
Changed:
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  • Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (INST) (TUTORIAL)
  • Group DISCUSSION facilitated by Mike Fitzpatrick
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  • TUTORIAL - Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)
  • Group discussion facilitated by Mike Fitzpatrick
 
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4:50 - OPEN for discussions, demos, etc.

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4:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

  Babble, burble, banter, bicker bicker bicker
Brouhaha, boulderdash, ballyhoo
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5:30 - ADJOURN

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5:30 - Adjourn

 

6:30 - CONFERENCE DINNER




Wednesday, June 6

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  • AM CHAIR: Rob Seaman
  • PM CHAIR: Robert White
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  • AM chair: Rob Seaman
  • PM chair: Robert White
 
Changed:
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8:30 am - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

  • XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (INST) (KEYNOTE)
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>

8:30 am - SESSION 9 - VOEvent Unbound

  • KEYNOTE - XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (INST)
 
  • The IVOA Standard Vocabulary Proposal: How to succeed in transporting the astronomical meaning of an event/observation without really trying (very hard) - Rick Hessman (INST)
Changed:
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  • Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (INST) (TUTORIAL)
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  • TUTORIAL - Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (INST)
 
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9:50 - COFFEE

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9:50 - Coffee

 
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10:10 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

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10:10 - SESSION 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

 
  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (INST)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (INST)
Changed:
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  • Group DISCUSSION facilitated by Matthew Graham
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  • Group discussion facilitated by Matthew Graham
 

11:20 - TOURS of Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

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  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 LUNCH
  • Group b: 11:30 LUNCH - 12:15 SOML
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  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 BOX LUNCH
  • Group b: 11:30 BOX LUNCH - 12:15 SOML
 
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1:00 pm - Session 11 - HTN Infrastructure

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1:00 pm - SESSION 11 - HTN Infrastructure

 
  • RTML - The State of the Union, revised RTML 3.2 schema for brain-dead software IDEs - Georg Tuparev (INST)
  • Eudoxos and HTN infrastructure - Nikolaos Solomos (INST)
  • RTML SOAP endpoint implementation on the Liverpool Telescope - Neil Clay (INST)
  • Robonet-1.0 - Chris Mottram (INST)
Changed:
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2:20 - BREAK

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2:20 - Break

 
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2:40 - Session 12 - Distributed Scheduling

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2:40 - SESSION 12 - Distributed Scheduling

 
  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (INST)
  • Thread safe astronomy: the VOEvent lifecycle - Rob Seaman (INST)
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  • Group DISCUSSION facilitated by Alasdair Allan
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  • Group discussion facilitated by Alasdair Allan
 
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3:50 - OPEN for discussions, demos, etc.

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3:50 - Open for discussions, demos, etc.

 
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Comments, cliches, commentary, controversy
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Conversation, contradiction, criticism
 
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5:30 - ADJOURN

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5:30 - Adjourn

 


Thursday, June 7

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  • CHAIR: Josh Bloom
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  • Chair: Josh Bloom
 
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8:30 - Session 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

  • The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (INST) (KEYNOTE)
>
>

8:30 - SESSION 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

  • KEYNOTE - The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (INST)
 
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (INST)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (INST)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (INST)
  • Autonomous Antarctic Astronomy - Nick Tothill (INST)
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10:10 - COFFEE

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10:10 - Coffee

 
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10:40 - Session 14 - Grid Markets

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10:40 - SESSION 14 - Grid Markets

 
  • JMU Grid market prototype - Iain Steele (INST)
  • Grid-integration of robotic telescopes - Frank Breitling (INST)
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  • Group DISCUSSION facilitated by Iain Steele
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  • Group discussion facilitated by Iain Steele
 
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11:50 pm - Closing remarks

 
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Sponsors

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NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


<--  
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Revision 62007-05-07 - RobSeaman

 

Hot-wiring the Transient Universe: a Joint VOEvent & HTN Workshop

June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova





Agenda

Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - No host reception

Added:
>
>

Posters

  • MONET - State of the Union - Dary Mihova (INST)
  • Using Distributed Sensor Network Architecture to Link Heterogeneous Astronomical Assets - Robert White (INST)
 


Monday, June 4

  • AM CHAIR: Roy Williams
  • PM CHAIR: George Djorgovski

8:30 am - Welcome

9:00 - Session 1 - The science from rapid response

  • Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL) (KEYNOTE)
Changed:
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  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (PROJECT)
>
>
  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (INST)
 

9:50 - COFFEE

10:20 - Session 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
  • How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech) (TUTORIAL)
Changed:
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  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (PROJECT)
>
>
  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (INST)
 
  • Transport for the HTN and VOEvent Networks - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - LUNCH

1:20 pm - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

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  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (PROJECT)
  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (PROJECT)
>
>
  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (INST)
  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (INST)
 
  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)

2:20 - BREAK

2:40 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

Changed:
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  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (PROJECT)
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (PROJECT)
  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (PROJECT)
>
>
  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (INST)
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (INST)
  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (INST)
 

3:40 - OPEN for discussions, demos, etc.

Arguments, agreements, advice, answers
Articulate announcements

4:00 - TOUR leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

  • limited to 20 attendees, box dinner provided

5:30 - ADJOURN




Tuesday, June 5

  • AM CHAIR: Chris Smith
  • PM CHAIR: Tom Vestrand

8:30 am - Session 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

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  • A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (PROJECT)
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (PROJECT)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (Caltech)
>
>
  • A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (INST) (KEYNOTE)
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (INST)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (INST)
 

9:40 - COFFEE

10:10 - Session 6 - Observatory Operations

Changed:
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  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (PROJECT)
  • Lessons learned from RoboScope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (PROJECT)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (PROJECT)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (PROJECT)
  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (PROJECT)
>
>
  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (INST)
  • Lessons learned from Robo Scope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (INST)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (INST)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (INST)
  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (INST)
 

11:50 - LUNCH

1:20 pm - Session 7 - Event Classification

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  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (PROJECT)
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (PROJECT)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (PROJECT)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (PROJECT)
>
>
  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (INST)
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (INST)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (INST)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (INST)
 

2:40 - CONFERENCE PHOTO

2:50 - BREAK

3:10 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

Changed:
<
<
  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (PROJECT)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (PROJECT)
  • Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (PROJECT) (TUTORIAL)
>
>
  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (INST)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (INST)
  • Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (INST) (TUTORIAL)
 
  • Group DISCUSSION facilitated by Mike Fitzpatrick

4:50 - OPEN for discussions, demos, etc.

Babble, burble, banter, bicker bicker bicker
Brouhaha, boulderdash, ballyhoo

5:30 - ADJOURN

6:30 - CONFERENCE DINNER




Wednesday, June 6

  • AM CHAIR: Rob Seaman
  • PM CHAIR: Robert White

8:30 am - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

Changed:
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<
  • XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (PROJECT) (KEYNOTE)
  • TITLE - Rick Hessman (PROJECT)
  • Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (PROJECT) (TUTORIAL)
>
>
  • XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (INST) (KEYNOTE)
  • The IVOA Standard Vocabulary Proposal: How to succeed in transporting the astronomical meaning of an event/observation without really trying (very hard) - Rick Hessman (INST)
  • Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (INST) (TUTORIAL)
 

9:50 - COFFEE

10:10 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

Changed:
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  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (PROJECT)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (PROJECT)
>
>
  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (INST)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (INST)
 
  • Group DISCUSSION facilitated by Matthew Graham

11:20 - TOURS of Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 LUNCH
  • Group b: 11:30 LUNCH - 12:15 SOML

1:00 pm - Session 11 - HTN Infrastructure

Changed:
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  • RTML - The State of the Union, revised RTML 3.2 schema for brain-dead software IDEs - Georg Tuparev (PROJECT)
  • Eudoxos and HTN infrastructure - Nikolaos Solomos (PROJECT)
  • RTML SOAP endpoint implementation on the Liverpool Telescope - Neil Clay (PROJECT)
  • Robonet-1.0 - Chris Mottram (PROJECT)
>
>
  • RTML - The State of the Union, revised RTML 3.2 schema for brain-dead software IDEs - Georg Tuparev (INST)
  • Eudoxos and HTN infrastructure - Nikolaos Solomos (INST)
  • RTML SOAP endpoint implementation on the Liverpool Telescope - Neil Clay (INST)
  • Robonet-1.0 - Chris Mottram (INST)
 

2:20 - BREAK

2:40 - Session 12 - Distributed Scheduling

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  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (PROJECT)
  • Thread safe astronomy: the VOEvent lifecycle - Rob Seaman (PROJECT)
>
>
  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (INST)
  • Thread safe astronomy: the VOEvent lifecycle - Rob Seaman (INST)
 
  • Group DISCUSSION facilitated by Alasdair Allan

3:50 - OPEN for discussions, demos, etc.

Comments, cliches, commentary, controversy Chatter, chit-chat, chit-chat, chit-chat Conversation, contradiction, criticism

5:30 - ADJOURN




Thursday, June 7

  • CHAIR: Josh Bloom

8:30 - Session 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

Changed:
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  • The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (PROJECT) (,b>KEYNOTE)
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (PROJECT)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (PROJECT)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (PROJECT)
  • Autonomous Antarctic Astronomy - Nick Tothill (PROJECT)
>
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  • The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (INST) (KEYNOTE)
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (INST)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (INST)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (INST)
  • Autonomous Antarctic Astronomy - Nick Tothill (INST)
 

10:10 - COFFEE

10:40 - Session 14 - Grid Markets

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  • JMU Grid market prototype - Iain Steele (PROJECT)
  • Grid-integration of robotic telescopes - Frank Breitling (PROJECT)
>
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  • JMU Grid market prototype - Iain Steele (INST)
  • Grid-integration of robotic telescopes - Frank Breitling (INST)
 
  • Group DISCUSSION facilitated by Iain Steele

11:50 pm - CLOSING REMARKS

Debates, discussions Dialogue, dualogue, diatribe Dissention, declamation Double talk, double talk

12:30 pm - ADJOURN

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The registration deadline is May 4, 2007.


Sponsors




NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


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June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova





Agenda

Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - No host reception




Monday, June 4

  • AM CHAIR: Roy Williams
  • PM CHAIR: George Djorgovski

8:30 am - Welcome

9:00 - Session 1 - The science from rapid response

  • Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL) (KEYNOTE)
Changed:
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<
  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)
>
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  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (PROJECT)
 

9:50 - COFFEE

10:20 - Session 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
Changed:
<
<
  • How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech)
    (TUTORIAL)
>
>
  • How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech) (TUTORIAL)
 
  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (PROJECT)
  • Transport for the HTN and VOEvent Networks - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - LUNCH

1:20 pm - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (PROJECT)
  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (PROJECT)
Changed:
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  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (PROJECT)
>
>
  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)
 

2:20 - BREAK

2:40 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (PROJECT)
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (PROJECT)
  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (PROJECT)
Added:
>
>

3:40 - OPEN for discussions, demos, etc.

Arguments, agreements, advice, answers
Articulate announcements

4:00 - TOUR leaves for PAIRITEL and MMT

  • limited to 20 attendees, box dinner provided
 

5:30 - ADJOURN




Tuesday, June 5

  • AM CHAIR: Chris Smith
  • PM CHAIR: Tom Vestrand

8:30 am - Session 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

  • A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (PROJECT)
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (PROJECT)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (Caltech)

9:40 - COFFEE

10:10 - Session 6 - Observatory Operations

  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (PROJECT)
  • Lessons learned from RoboScope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (PROJECT)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (PROJECT)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (PROJECT)
  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (PROJECT)

11:50 - LUNCH

Changed:
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<

1:20 - Session 7 - Event Classification

>
>

1:20 pm - Session 7 - Event Classification

  • Transient object detection and classification - Andy Becker (PROJECT)
  • Building a classification engine for the Palomar Transients Finder - Josh Bloom (PROJECT)
  • On probabilistic determination of type of an object based on previously known variable objects - Ashish Mahabal (PROJECT)
  • Event classification in the Nearby Supernova Factory Search - Stephen Bailey (PROJECT)
 

2:40 - CONFERENCE PHOTO

2:50 - BREAK

3:10 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

Changed:
<
<
>
>
  • Data reduction services for heterogenous telescopes - Iain Steele (PROJECT)
  • ORAC-DR data reduction pipeline - Brad Cavanagh (PROJECT)
  • Your PLASTIC pal, helping you pull VOEvent onto the desktop - Alasdair Allan (PROJECT) (TUTORIAL)
  • Group DISCUSSION facilitated by Mike Fitzpatrick
 
Added:
>
>

4:50 - OPEN for discussions, demos, etc.

Babble, burble, banter, bicker bicker bicker
Brouhaha, boulderdash, ballyhoo

 

5:30 - ADJOURN

6:30 - CONFERENCE DINNER




Wednesday, June 6

  • AM CHAIR: Rob Seaman
  • PM CHAIR: Robert White

8:30 am - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

Changed:
<
<
>
>
  • XML packet authentication - Steve Allen (PROJECT) (KEYNOTE)
  • TITLE - Rick Hessman (PROJECT)
  • Integrating and deploying a VOEvent service at your institution - Phillip Warner (PROJECT) (TUTORIAL)
 

9:50 - COFFEE

10:10 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

Changed:
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<
>
>
  • Resource discovery with the VO Registry - Matthew Graham (PROJECT)
  • Querying VOEvents Through Astrogrid - Elizabeth Auden (PROJECT)
  • Group DISCUSSION facilitated by Matthew Graham
 
Changed:
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11:20 - LUNCH

>
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11:20 - TOURS of Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

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  • Group A: 11:30 SOML - 12:15 LUNCH
  • Group b: 11:30 LUNCH - 12:15 SOML
 

1:00 pm - Session 11 - HTN Infrastructure

Changed:
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<
>
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  • RTML - The State of the Union, revised RTML 3.2 schema for brain-dead software IDEs - Georg Tuparev (PROJECT)
  • Eudoxos and HTN infrastructure - Nikolaos Solomos (PROJECT)
  • RTML SOAP endpoint implementation on the Liverpool Telescope - Neil Clay (PROJECT)
  • Robonet-1.0 - Chris Mottram (PROJECT)
 

2:20 - BREAK

2:40 - Session 12 - Distributed Scheduling

Changed:
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<
>
>
  • Adaptive distributed scheduling, putting the 'work' into network - Eric Saunders (PROJECT)
  • Thread safe astronomy: the VOEvent lifecycle - Rob Seaman (PROJECT)
  • Group DISCUSSION facilitated by Alasdair Allan
 
Added:
>
>

3:50 - OPEN for discussions, demos, etc.

Comments, cliches, commentary, controversy Chatter, chit-chat, chit-chat, chit-chat Conversation, contradiction, criticism

 

5:30 - ADJOURN




Thursday, June 7

  • CHAIR: Josh Bloom

8:30 - Session 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

Changed:
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  • The future of the Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network: VOEvent and customer requirements - Scott Barthelmy (PROJECT) (,b>KEYNOTE)
  • Radio transients at long wavelengths and emerging instrumentation - Joseph Lazio (PROJECT)
  • GRB satellite triggers for neutrino telescopes - Mieke Bouwhuis (PROJECT)
  • The Supernova Early Warning System - Kate Scholberg (PROJECT)
  • Autonomous Antarctic Astronomy - Nick Tothill (PROJECT)
 

10:10 - COFFEE

10:40 - Session 14 - Grid Markets

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  • JMU Grid market prototype - Iain Steele (PROJECT)
  • Grid-integration of robotic telescopes - Frank Breitling (PROJECT)
  • Group DISCUSSION facilitated by Iain Steele
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11:50 pm - CLOSING REMARKS

Debates, discussions Dialogue, dualogue, diatribe Dissention, declamation Double talk, double talk

 

12:30 pm - ADJOURN




TIME - Session NUMBER - TITLE




Registration

The registration deadline is May 4, 2007.


Sponsors




NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


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Hot-wiring the Transient Universe: a Joint VOEvent & HTN Workshop

June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova





Agenda

Sunday, June 3

7:00 pm - No host reception




Monday, June 4

Added:
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  • AM CHAIR: Roy Williams
  • PM CHAIR: George Djorgovski
 

8:30 am - Welcome

9:00 - Session 1 - The science from rapid response

  • Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL) (KEYNOTE)
  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)

9:50 - COFFEE

10:20 - Session 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
  • How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech)
    (TUTORIAL)
  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (PROJECT)
  • Transport for the HTN and VOEvent Networks - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - LUNCH

1:20 pm - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

Changed:
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  • Integrating VOEvent into the OIR System, an NOAO operations case study - Chris Smith (PROJECT)
  • Science Cases, and the telescope network architecture needed to carry them out - Tim Naylor (PROJECT)
  • Science requiring follow-up of large surveys - Kem Cook (PROJECT)
 

2:20 - BREAK

2:40 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

Changed:
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  • Pan-STARRS and the Moving Object Processing System - Larry Denneau (PROJECT)
  • The Moving Object Processing System and LSST - Francesco Pierfederici (PROJECT)
  • The LSST transient database for community science and E/PO - Kirk Borne (PROJECT)
 

5:30 - ADJOURN




Tuesday, June 5

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  • AM CHAIR: Chris Smith
  • PM CHAIR: Tom Vestrand
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9:50 - COFFEE

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8:30 am - Session 5 - Surveys & Event Publishing

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  • A Tale of Three Surveys - Steve Howell (PROJECT)
  • A systematic search for supernovae in low redshift galaxy clusters - David Sand (PROJECT)
  • Some experiences from the Palomar-Quest survey - George Djorgovski (Caltech)
 
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9:40 - COFFEE

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10:10 - Session 6 - Observatory Operations

  • The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network - Marton Hidas (PROJECT)
  • Lessons learned from RoboScope: a long-term automated monitoring program - Kent Honeycutt (PROJECT)
  • RTS2 - Lessons learned from a widely distributed telescope network - Petr Kubanek (PROJECT)
  • TAROT: A robotic observatory for gamma-ray bursts and other sources - Michel Boer (PROJECT)
  • Autonomous software, myth or magic? - Alasdair Allan (PROJECT)
 

11:50 - LUNCH

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1:20 - Session 7 - Event Classification

 
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2:20 - BREAK

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2:40 - CONFERENCE PHOTO

2:50 - BREAK

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3:10 - Session 8 - Web Services for Real Time Data Reduction and Analysis

 

5:30 - ADJOURN

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6:30 - CONFERENCE DINNER

 


Wednesday, June 6

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  • AM CHAIR: Rob Seaman
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  • PM CHAIR: Robert White

8:30 am - Session 9 - VOEvent Unbound

 

9:50 - COFFEE

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10:10 - Session 10 - Registries and Databases: Federation for Dummies

 
Changed:
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11:50 - LUNCH

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11:20 - LUNCH

 
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1:00 pm - Session 11 - HTN Infrastructure

 

2:20 - BREAK

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2:40 - Session 12 - Distributed Scheduling

 

5:30 - ADJOURN




Thursday, June 7

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  • CHAIR: Josh Bloom
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8:30 - Session 13 - Outer Limits: Space-based, Radio and non-EM Transients

 
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9:50 - COFFEE

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10:10 - COFFEE

 
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10:40 - Session 14 - Grid Markets

 
Changed:
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5:30 - ADJOURN

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12:30 pm - ADJOURN

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TIME - Session NUMBER - TITLE




Registration

The registration deadline is May 4, 2007.


Sponsors




NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


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8:30 am - Welcome

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9:00 am Session 1 - The science from rapid response

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9:00 - Session 1 - The science from rapid response

  • Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in GRBs - Tom Vestrand (LANL) (KEYNOTE)
Added:
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  • Real time optical transients from thinking telescopes - Przemek Wozniak (LANL)
 
Added:
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9:50 - COFFEE

10:20 - Session 2 - Quickstart Guide for Autonomous Astronomy

  • RTML + VOEvent < HTN: a system that is more than the sum of its parts - Robert White (LANL)
  • How to build and how to read a VOEvent packet - Roy Williams (Caltech)
    (TUTORIAL)
  • Remote Telescope Markup Language - Rick Hessman (PROJECT)
  • Transport for the HTN and VOEvent Networks - Alasdair Allan (eSTAR)

11:50 - LUNCH

1:20 pm - Session 3 - Long Range Vision for Transient Astronomy

2:20 - BREAK

2:40 - Session 4 - Solar system objects

5:30 - ADJOURN




 

Tuesday, June 5

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9:50 - COFFEE

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5:30 - ADJOURN




 

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9:50 - COFFEE

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9:50 - COFFEE

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5:30 - ADJOURN

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Registration

The registration deadline is May 4, 2007.


Sponsors

 


NOAO       eSTAR       LANL       LSST       NVO


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Hot-wiring the Transient Universe: a Joint VOEvent & HTN Workshop

June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova





Introduction


Registration

The registration deadline is May 4, 2007.


Sponsors

Changed:
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  • LANL
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Agenda

Monday, June 4

Added:
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9:00 am Session 1 - The science from rapid response

 

Tuesday, June 5

Wednesday, June 6

Thursday, June 7




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Hot-wiring the Transient Universe: a Joint VOEvent & HTN Workshop

June 4 - 7, 2007, Tucson, Arizona



Tycho's Stella Nova





Introduction


Registration

The registration deadline is May 4, 2007.


Sponsors


Agenda

Monday, June 4

Tuesday, June 5

Wednesday, June 6

Thursday, June 7




LSST       NOAO       NVO


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