Preparing to do Transient and Variable Star Science with LSST
In this session we will discuss the status of ongoing efforts of the TVS Science Collaboration to prepare for science in the LSST era, such as the TVS Roadmap and TVS task forces. Topics to be covered include Metric Analysis Framework development, Stack Club participation, photometry in crowded fields, science during commissioning, light curve classification, etc. All interested individuals, regardless of SC membership, are encouraged to participate. Contributed content on any of the above topics, or other related topics, is most welcome -- please contact session organizer Rachel Street (rstreet [at] lco [dot] global).
9:00 - 9:10 Rachel Street TVS introduction
9:10 - 9:30 Melissa Graham Overview of TVS Roadmap
9:30 - 9:45 Markus Rabus Updates from TVS Task Forces
9:45 - 10:00 Markus Rabus Plans for commissioning and discussion
10:00 - 10:15 Rachel Street TVS requirements for brokers
10:15 - 10:30 Federica Bianco MAF and survey cadence proposals