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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
Pineview
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
Pineview
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
Pineview
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
Skyview
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
Pineview
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
1:00 PM DEPARTURE
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