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CSU-Rubin DP0 Summer Data Summit

July 25, 2023

When: July 25, 2023 9:00AM
Where: Las Cumbres Observatory HQ, Goleta, CA

LCO is delighted to welcome students and staff from Cal Poly, SLO and Stanislaus State for a Summer Data Summit focused on exploring the scientific potential of data from the Rubin Observatory Data Preview Zero.

This workshop is the second in a series led by Louise Edwards, CSU and Brian Morsony, Stanislaus State.

Agenda - Day 1

Time [PST] Speaker Topic/Activity
8:30 - 9:00am Arrival at LCO
9:00 - 10:00am Louise, Brian, Rachel Welcome and intro icebreakers
10:00 - 10:30am Surveys
10:30 - 11:15am Federica Bianco, University of Delaware Rubin Observatory operations and survey strategy
11:15am - 12:30pm Snacks & Co-working I: Presentation share out in pairs
12:30 - 2:00pm Lunch
2:15 - 4:00pm Students Presentations
4:00 - 5:00pm Students Reflection and develop questions for presenters
7pm Dinner

Agenda for Day 2

Time [PST] Speaker Topic/Activity
8:30 - 9:00am Arrival at LCO
9:00 - 9:50am Students Co-working II: Questions for presenters / goal-setting
9:50am - 10am Tim Sacco Introduction and Research Collaborations
10:00 - 10:30am LCO Staff LCO Tour
10:30 - 10:40am Nikolaus Volgenau & Emily Manne-Nicholas LCO Network & Operations
10:40 - 10:50am Daniel Harbeck LCO Instrumentation & AEON
10:50 - 11:00am Tim Lister LCO Solar System
11:00 - 11:10am Andy Howell LCO Supernovae & other transients
11:10 - 11:20am Rachel Street LCO and the Rubin Transients and Variable Stars Science Collaboration
11:20am - 12:30pm All Fostering inclusivity
12:30pm - 2:00pm All Lunch
2:15pm - 4:00pm Alexander Gagliano, University of Illinois, Ubana-Champaign ELASTiCC data simulation – hands on demo
4:00pm - 5:00pm RSP feedback / End of SDS / Closing remarks

Agenda - Day 3

Time [PST] Speaker Topic/Activity
9:00 - 11:00am All Co-working time

The Summer Data Summit and CSU participants are supported by Edwards' NSF grant # 2218943: Establishing a diverse community of expert Rubin Observatory users throughout the California State University System.

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