LSST TVS Program

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Corporation
Transients and Variable Stars workshop

April 9-11, 2018


updated to March 22, 2018

Monday 9
Time Speaker Topic
14:00 F. Bianco LSST Overview
14:30 G. Bono INAF and LSST
15:00 L. Guy Data release plans
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Italian TVS projects
17:00 R. Street (remotely) Transient and Variable Stars Science Collaboration
17:30 End of sessions
Tuesday 10
Time Speaker Topic
9:00 F. Bianco TVS Task Force proposals
9:30 A. Saha Talk on variable stars
10:00 chair I. Musella discussion on Task Force proposals
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 K. Smith Broker
11:30 E. Ishida Methods for the transient classification
12:00 chair S. Cavuoti discussion on transient classification
12:30 Lunch
14:00 F. Bianco TVS Roadmap paper
14:30 S. Bonito Minisurvey and DDF proposals
14:45 M. Dall’Ora Stellar Variability in crowded fields
15:00 chair G. Clementini discussion on DDF and minisurvey proposal
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 M. Johnson LSST Plans for the Cadence Optimitazion
16:30 R. Margutti (remotely) ToO Plans
17:00 chair E. Brocato discussion on cadence and ToO observing mode
17:30 End of sessions 
Wednesday 11
Italian meeting
Time Speaker Topic
9:00 G. Bono Synergy with other italian facilities
9:20 P. Schipani SOXS and VST
9:40 t.b.d. CTA
9:55 A. Grado VST transient search
10:10 chair A. Pastorello Discussion on LSST italian plans
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 N. Napolitano Galaxy group
11:15 M. Brescia Photoz group
11:30 Discussion on future meetings
12:00 End of meeting