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CfAO Fall Retreat 2002 Agenda

Thursday, November 7th 2002
Time Activity Organizer Room
3:30-5:00 PM CfAO Registration Library
3:30-4:30 PM Set-up Posters Lodge Hallways
4:00 PM Room Check-in Begins Main Lodge
4:30 - 5:30 PM Reception and Posters Lake View
5:30 - 6:30 PM Free Time
6:30 - 7:30 PM DINNER Main Dining Hall
7:30 - 8:30 PM Welcome and Setting the Scene Jerry Nelson Pineview
- 2002 Site Visit
- 5 Year Renewal Proposal
- 5 Year Renewal Site Visit.
- Retreat Agenda
Overview of Education at Retreat Lisa Hunter
Overview of Industry Meeting Scot Olivier
8:30 - 9:30 PM Posters and socializing Lake View

Friday, November 8th 2002
Time Activity Organizer Room
8:00 - 8:45 AM Breakfast Dining Room
8:45 - 2:05 Plenary Sessions
8:45 - 9:45 AM Vision Science Dave Williams,
Austin Roorda,
Don Miller,
Scot Olivier
9:45 - 10:00 AM Coffee Break
10:00 - 11:00 Overview of CfAO Education and Human Resources Lisa Hunter Pine view
11:00 - 12:00 AO for ELTs Claire Max Pine view
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch Dining Room
1 - 2:00 PM Extreme Adaptive Optics Goals and system analysis Bruce Macintosh,
James Graham
2:00 - 3:30 PM Free Time
3:30 - 6:00 PM Breakout Sessions
3:30 - 4:30 High Order DMs for ExAO and ELTs Scot Olivier (Chair),
Emily Carr,
Peter Kurczynski,
Michael Helmbrecht,
Paul Bierden
Analysis and modeling of AO for ELTs Don Gavel (Chair) Lake View
- "The European research network on AO for ELTs" Miska Le Louarn
- "Plans for the CfAO project on Analysis and Modeling of AO for ELT's" Don Gavel:
- "Recent Progress on Analysis and Modeling at Caltech and JPL" Matthew Britton
- "Useful calculations that we should be able to do" Brent Ellerbroek
- "Potential methods for mitigating laser spot elongation" Jerry Nelson
TBD Library
Inquiry Debriefing Lisa Hunter,
Barry Kluger-Bell
4:30 - 4:45 Coffee Break
4:45 - 6:00 MEMS for Opthalmic Applications Scot Olivier (Chair),
Emily Carr,
Peter Kurczynski,
Michael Helmbrecht,
Paul Biden
Laser Guide Star Status and Plans Ed Kibblewhite (Chair) Lake View
- "Design and current status of the Chicago laser" Ed Kibblewhite
- "Overview of plans for the Palomar AO System Upgrade: Multiple wavefront sensors and laser guide star installation" Mitch Troy
- "Keck laser progress and plans" Peter Wizinowich
- "Fiber laser: progress and plans" Zhi Liao
- "ESO's short-term and long-term laser plans: PARSEC and fiber laser approaches" Domenico Bonaccini
ExAO Planninjg session Bruce Macintosh (Moderator) Library
Professional Development Workshop: Outcomes Lisa Hunter Sky View
6:30 - 7:30 PM Dinner Dining Room

Saturday, November 9th 2002
Time Activity Organizer Room
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast Dining Hall
8:45 - 9:45 5 Year Renewal
- Research Thrusts, Education Initiatives
- Discuss: Extension of Existing Themes, Ideas for Possible New Themes
Jerry Nelson (Moderator) Pine View
9:45 - 10:00 AM Coffee Break
10:00 - 11:00 The CfAO Treasury Survey: AO LGS Observations of the GOODS deep field David Koo (Chair) Pineview
- "CATS Project Overview: Motivation, Goals, Plans" David Koo
- "AO Studies of Distant Galaxies: What is Possible?" James Larkin
- "Results from Recent NGS AO observations in the GOODS deep field" Matthew Barczys
- "Update on Progress and Schedule for the Keck laser" Peter Wizinowich
- "Status of Gemini LGS AO Program' Brent Ellerbroek
Algorithms 1: "Efficient Wavefront Reconstruction Methods" Brent Ellerbroek (Chair) Library
- "Introduction to wavefront reconstruction algorithms and issues" Curt Vogel
- "Status of Current Algorithms" Curt Vogel and Luc Gilles
- "New 30 Meter result" Brent Ellerbroek
Hawaii Educational Partnerships Lisa Hunter Skyview
  Set-up for Instrument Displays (Industry Session) Kevin O'Brien Lake View
11:00 - 12:00 Industrial Affiliates Program **** Scot Olivier/Dave Williams Pineview
11:00 - 11:20 Welcome, Introduction of CfAO executive, Overview of Meeting Jerry Nelson  
  Center Technology Relevant to Industry     
11:20 - 11:50 Introduction of Current Industrial Partners, Current progress, Scot Olivier  
  Future technical directions    
11:50 - 12:00 Summary of questionnaire data - Future IAB participation Kevin O'Brien  
11:00 - 12:00 Instrument Displays    Lake View
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch     Dining Room
1:30 - 5:00 1st Annual Vision Technology Showcase: Advances and Commercialization Opportunities   Pine View
1:30 - 1:40 Welcome David Williams  
1:40 - 2:00 New Advances in Wavefront Sensing and Adaptive Optics David Williams  
2:00 - 2:20 Adaptive Optics for Confocal Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy Austin Roorda  
2:20 - 2:40 Adaptive Optics for Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Donald Miller  
2:40 - 3:00 Advances in Phoropters and Autorefraction Scot Olivier  
3:00 - 3:30 Networking Break    
3:30 - 3:40 Overview: Advances in Deformable Mirror Technology Scot Olivier  
3:40 - 4:00 MEMS Based Deformable Mirrors (Boston Micromachines) Paul Bierden  
4:00 - 4:10 MEMS for Adaptive Optics (iris AO) Michael Helmbrecht  
4:10 - 4:20 Electret Membrane Mirror (Lucent Technologies) Peter Kurczynski  
4:30 - 5:00 Discussion David Williams  
5:00 Adjorn - Social Hour and Dinner to follow - Venue to be announced    
11:00 - 6:00 PM Parallel Research and Education:
11:00 - 12:00 TBD Library
TBD Sky View
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Dining Room
1:00 - 3:00 Free Time
3:00 - 4:00 Discussion of the Science Case for AO on Extremely Large Telescopes David Le Mignant Library
Maui Short Course Andy Sheinis/Lisa Hunter Skyview
4:00 - 5:00 Simulations of AO for Extremely Large Telescopes Matthew Britton (Chair) Library
- "Status and Progress on the Caltech Simulation Code" Matthew Britton
- "Status of Parallel Matlab Simulation Code" Brent Ellerbroek
- "Progress on Parallelization of the LLNL Simulation Code" Jose Milovich
- "Simulation Code Status at Lockheed: Effects of the Outer Scale" John Breakwell
- "Currrent Status of ESO Simulation Codes" Miska Le Louarn
5:00 - 6:00 Deconvolution and Point Spread Function Measurement Julian Christou Library
Teaching Science for Scientists course Doris Ash Skyview
6:30 - 7:30 Dinner Dining Room

**** Note: All CfAO Researchers are encouraged to attend the Industrial Affiliates Program where Possible

Sunday, November 10th 2002
Time Activity Organizer Room
8:00 - 845 AM Breakfast Dining Hall
8:45 - 9:45 AM Parallel Sessions
AO Performance Vision and Astronomy Bruce Macintosh, Marcos Van Dam Pine View
AO Science Claire Max (Chair) Library
- "AO Science and Instrumentation" James Graham,
Paul Kalas,
Jamie Lloyd
- "Galaxy evolution at the Keck diffraction limit" James Larkin
- "Laser guide star observations of the cores of normal galaxies" Lynne Raschke
- "Nearby active galactic nuclei: Cygnus A and NGC 6240" Claire Max
TBD Lake View
EHR Planning: topics TBD Lisa Hunter Skyview
9:45- 10:00 AM Coffee Break
10:00 - 11:00 Parallel Sessions
A Manual for AO Visions systems Scot Olivier/David Williams Pine View
Algorithms 2: Wavefront Algorithms for ELTs Lisa Poyner (Chair) Library
- Local wavefront reconstruction: Simulations, Experiments, Predictions Mitch Troy
- "Results from Experimental Tests of Fourier Transform Reconstructor at Palomar" Lisa Poyner
- "Discussion of Future Algorithms Development" Lisa Poyner
TBD Lake View
EHR planning: topics TBD Lisa Hunter Skyview
11:00 - 12 Noon Parallel Sessions
Potential Projects that would benefit new AO Lab at UCSC Claire Max, Jerry Nelson Pine View
TBD Library
TBD Lake View
EHR planning: Summary of retreat, priorities Lisa Hunter Skyview
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Dining Hall
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