Science Programme

The current programme version (20160607) includes sessions and all invited and contributed speakers. 

Conference venue:  hotel "Zira"Address: Ruzveltova 35, Belgrade, Serbia

List of posters accepted for LSST@Europe2 can be found here

Instructions for necessary preparation for Tutorials can be found here.



Mon 20 Jun 2016

 

When


What


Who


Slides


08.30


Registration (Tea/Coffee available)

   

09.30 - 11.00

Session 1: LSST status and overview (Chair R. Lupton)

https://youtu.be/nHiB01aSqfY


09.30


Welcome

   

09.45


LSST Project Status and Updates on Observing strategy


Zeljko Ivezić (University of Washington, USA)

pdf

10.30


LSST Data Products


Mario Jurić  (University of Washington, USA)

pptx

11.00


Tea/Coffee

 

11.30 - 13:00

Session 2: Science Collaborations in the U.S. (Chair A. Vallenari)

https://youtu.be/3K3RZx5AeT0


11.30

LSST Science Collaborations

Lucianne Walkowicz (Adler Planetaruim, USA)

pdf

12.00

Dark Energy Science Collaboration

Andy Connolly (University of Washington, USA)

pptx
12.30 The role of LSST Corporation

Pat Eliason (LSSTC, USA)

pptx
13.00-14.30 Lunch

14.30 - 15.30

Session 3: LSST Science: Dark Energy/Large-scale structure/baryon oscillations (Chair M. Juric)

https://youtu.be/s3ynlV6-vRI


14.30

DE SN Surveys with LSST

Pierre Astier (LPNHE/IN2P3/CNRS, Paris, FR)

pdf

15.00

The contribution of LSST to explore the ultra-faint surface brightness Universe

María Cebrián Renau (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias , ES)

pdf

15.15

Dark Energy and galaxy clustering - how LSST will gain from the experience of VIPERS and other ESO deep spectroscopic surveys
Agnieszka Pollo (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, PL) pdf

15.30


Tea/Coffee

 

16.00 - 17.30

Session 4: LSST Science: Galaxies & poster presentation (Chair C. Mundell)

https://youtu.be/Xuzn_dIT5cA


16.00

The critical need for PSF treatment in ultra-deep imaging of extended sources Cristina Martinez-Lombilla (Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, ES) pdf

16.15

Low surface-brightness science using LSST: unveiling the fundamental minor-merger process Sugata Kaviraj (University of Hertfordshire, UK) ppt
16:30 Poster presentation List of Posters  
17:30 Conference photo
18:00 Welcome Cocktail

Tue 21 Jun 2016

 

When


What


Who


Slides


09.00 - 10.30

Session 5: LSST Science: Active Galactic Nuclei/ Strong Lensing (Chair S. Kaviraj)

https://youtu.be/RPBAyQzZKu0


09.00

Active Galactic Nuclei in the LSST Era

Carole Mundell (University of Bath, UK)

pdf

09.30

Photometric reverberation study of quasars in LSST: starlight contamination
Bozena Czerny (Center for Theoretical Physics, PL) pdf

09.45

Imprints of the AGN structure on time delay light curves in LSST era Sluse Dominique (University of Liege, BE) pdf

10.00

Detecting sub-parsec super-massive binary black holes - LSST perspective Luka Popovic (Astronomical Observatory, Belgrade, RS) ppt
10.15 Synergies between LSST and eROSITA Joe Mohr  (LMU-Munich, DE) pptx

10.30


Tea/Coffee

 

11.00 - 12.45

Session 6: LSST Science: Stars, Milky Way, and Local Volume (Chair N. Walton)

https://youtu.be/xu_lfeV5eIw


11.00

LSST and the Magellanic Clouds

Maria-Rosa Cioni (Leibniz-Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam, DE)

pdf

11.30

LSST and E-ELT: complementary paths and intersections

Guiseppe Bono (INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, IT)

pdf

12.00

The fragmentation limit in the nearest stellar clusters Nicolas Lodieu  (Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, ES) ppt

12.15

The K2 RR Lyrae survey Robert Szabo (Konkoly Observatory, MTA CSFK, HU) pdf
12.30 Synergies between LSST and 4MOST Richard McMahon (University of Cambridge, UK)  

12.45


Lunch

 

14.00 - 15.30

Session 7A: Workshop: Local Volume, MW, Stars & Planets: L3 Requirements

 

Led by:


Anthony Brown (University of Leiden, NL) & Janet Drew (University of Hertfordshire, UK)

slides

14.00 - 15.30

Session 7B: Workshop: Cosmology & Galaxies: L3 Requirements

https://youtu.be/5Nf50iMAAGc

 

Led by:

Joe Mohr (LMU-Munich, DE) & Richard McMahon (University of Cambridge, UK)
slides

15.30


Tea/Coffee

 

16.00 - 17.30

Session 8: Tutorial: The LSST Software Stack

https://youtu.be/iM4_EVNcS-g

 

Led by:

Jim Bosch (Princeton University, USA) & Robert Lupton  (Princeton University, USA)

DMTN-23

notebooks

18:00 Solstice Party (Grounds of Belgrade Observatory)
 

Wed 22 June 2016

 

When


What


Who


Slides


09.00 - 09.30

Session 9: LSST@Europe: DAC France (Chair J. Bosch)

https://youtu.be/mtE0BvBTXMU


09.00

The French Data Access Center 
Dominique Boutigny (CNRS/IN2P3 Laboratoire d'Annecy-le-Vieux de Physique des Particules, FR)
pdf

09.30 - 11.00

Session 10: LSST Theme: Informatics and Statistics (Chair J. Bosch)

https://youtu.be/mtE0BvBTXMU


09.30

Inference, Machine Learning and Data Compression for the LSST Era

Hiranya Peiris (University College London, UK)

pdf

10.00

Principled Bayesian Analysis of LSST weak lensing - is it achievable?

Alan Heavens (Imperial College, London, UK)

pdf

10.30

All-sky reference data services of the CDS - preparing for Big Data and the era of LSST Mark Allen (Université de Strasbourg, CNRS, UMR 7550, FR) pdf

11.00

Alertsim - Serbian contribution to the LSST Darko Jevremovic  (Astronomical Observatory Belgrade, RS) pdf

11.15


Tea/Coffee

 

11.45 - 13.15

Session 11: LSST Science: Solar System (Chair H. Peiris)

https://youtu.be/Bg3HJUxLrG8


11.45

Interrelating physical and dynamical characteristics of asteroid populations

Michael Granvik (University of Helsinki, FI)

pdf

12.15

Sizes, binaries, and sheer numbers. The LSST’s revolution of outer Solar System, small body science

Wesley Fraser (Queen's University Belfast, UK)

pdf

12.45

A Linear Feature Detection Algorithm for Detecting Meteors in Astronomical Images Dino Bektešević (Physics Department, University of Split, Split, HR) pdf
13.00 Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: Projected Near-Earth Object Discovery Performance Peter Veres (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA) n/a

13.15


Lunch

 

14.30 - 17.30


Walking tour of Belgrade/FREE

20:00 Public talk (Dom Omladine, Makedonska 22)

Recording of the Andy Connolly's  talk

Round table discussion

Interviews with Andy, Zeljko, Mario & Dragana

 


Thu 23 June 2016

 

When


What


Who


Slides


09.00-10.30

Session 12A: LSST Science Workshop A: Stars & Planets

 

Led by:


Antonella Vallenari (INAF-Padua, IT)

 

09.00-10.30

Session 12B: LSST Science Workshop B: Cosmology & Galaxies

https://youtu.be/yubF3cIF_Mg

 

Led by:

Sugata Kaviraj (University of Hertfordshire, UK) & Bob Nichol (ICG, University of Portsmouth, UK)
 

10.30


Tea/Coffee

 

11.00 - 12.30

Session 13A: LSST Science Workshop A: Stars & Planets: continued

 

Led by:


Antonella Vallenari (INAF-Padua, IT)

pdf

11.00 - 12.30

Session 13B: LSST Science Workshop B: Cosmology & Galaxies: continued

https://youtu.be/m_dJVv7eAEs

 

Led by:


Sugata Kaviraj (University of Hertfordshire, UK) & Bob Nichol (ICG, University of Portsmouth, UK)

pdf

12.30


Lunch

 

14.00 - 15.30

Session 14: Tutorial: LSST Simulations

https://youtu.be/6XSzmaf-_Eg

 

Led by:


Andy Connolly  (University of Washington, USA) & Scott Daniel  (University of Washington, USA)

pdf

15.30


Tea/Coffee

 

16.00 - 17.15

Session 15: Systems and Opportunities (Chair B. Czerny)

https://youtu.be/mC4Apt_KT4M

16.00

LSST Systems Engineering


George Angeli (LSST, Tucson, USA)

pptx
16.30 H2020 Proposal Strategy
Darko Jevremovic (Astronomical Observatory Belgrade, RS)
 & Nicholas Walton (University of Cambridge, UK)
pdf
17.00 BigSkyEarth: Opportunities for LSST in Europe Dejan Vinkovic (Science and Society Synergy Institute , HR) pptx
20:00 Conference Dinner
 

Fri 24 June 2016

 

When


What


Who


Slides


09.00 - 10.30

Session 16: LSST Science: Supernova/Transients/variable stars (Chair P. Astier)

https://youtu.be/B55BBfodNuo


09.00

Mapping the dynamics of the local Universe with SNe Ia

Marek Kowalski (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Institut für Physik, DE)

pdf

09.30

Supernova Cosmology

Bob Nichol (ICG, University of Portsmouth, UK)

pdf

09.45

The Variability Processing and Analysis of the times series of Gaia Laurent Eyer (Observatoire de Genève, Université de Genève, CH) pdf

10.15

PS1 3pi as a pilot survey for panoptic time- domain science  Nina Hernitschek (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomy, Heidelberg, DE)  pdf

10.45


Tea/Coffee

 

11.15 - 12.30

Session 17: Feedback from the Workshops and Closing (Chair D. Jevremović)

https://youtu.be/zzFrZiPPmCA

  Led by:  Zeljko Ivezic (University of Washington, USA)  
12.20-12.30 Closing Words Pat Eliason (LSSTC,Tuscon)

12.30


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