Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope

LAT IDT & Collaboration Meeting

October 22-25, 2003
Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771


Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4

Day 1: Tuesday, October 22, 2002 - Techinical Meeting

Images from Day 1

8:45 AM Intro and Overview P. Michelson
8:50 AM Technical Management Processes and Summary of Open Technical Issues L. Klaisner
Data Analysis Software
9:30 AM Introduction and Overview R. Dubois
9:45 AM TKR Simulation and Recon Overview and Performance T. Usher
9:55 AM Kalman Filtering 101, Analysis and Issues W. Atwood
10:40 AM TKR Recon: Performance T. Usher
11:00 AM Break
11:15 AM CAL Simulation and Recon Overview M. Strickman
11:30 AM ACD Simulation and Recon Overview H. Kelly
11:40 AM Using the Software R. Dubois
12:05 PM Lunch
Trigger And Event Filtering
1:30 PM Expected Backgrounds T. Kamae
1:50 PM Introduction S. Ritz
2:30 PM Basic Trigger and Filtering Scheme Benchmarks and Status J. Russell
3:15 PM Next Steps, Margins, and Contingencies S. Ritz
J. Russell
3:40 PM Break
4:00 PM Considerations About Onboard GRB Sciences J. Norris
4:20 PM Open For Additional Discussions
5:30 PM Reception

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Day 2: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 - Collaboration Science Meeting

8:30 AM Introduction and Overview P. Michelson
8:40 AM Welcome A. Diaz
9:00 AM GLAST Mission Status L. Citrin
9:20 AM View from DOE K. Turner
9:30 AM View from NASA Headquarters P. Hertz
9:40 AM Status of LAT Instrument S. Ritz
10:10 AM Intro to Spectrum Astro and Spacecraft D. Conte
10:35 AM Break
Science Analysis Software Overview and Discussion
10:50 AM The Standard Environment for the Analysis of LAT Data S. Digel
D. Band
12:00 PM Discussion
12:30 PM Lunch
Collaboration Science Working Groups
1:30 PM Charge to Collaboration Science Topics Working Groups P. Michelson
1:45 PM Working Groups I-V Meet
4:00 PM Break
4:15 PM Invited Talk: Impact of the EBL on AGN Measurements and AGN Luminosity Functions F. Stecker
5:15 PM Adjourn for the Day
5:30 PM Tour of the Swift Spacecraft and Instruments (Bldg 7)

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Day 3: Thursday, October 24, 2002 - Collaboration Science Meeting

8:45 AM Continue Collaboration Working Groups from Previous Day
10:45 AM Break
11:00 AM Continue Working Groups
12:00 PM Lunch
Science Symposium on AGN Jets and Relativistic Outflows
1:00 PM What Can GLAST Tell Us About AGN? C. Dermer
1:45 PM AGN Jets and GLAST P. Meszaros
2:30 PM Jets and Outflows G. Henri
3:15 PM Break
3:30 PM The Jet-Disk Connection and Blazar Unification T. Tavecchio
4:15 PM Recent TeV Observations and Connections to GLAST F. Krennrich
5:00 PM HESS Update B. Giebels
5:20 PM GTN Update G. Spears
5:40 PM Adjourn
6:30 PM Dinner at GSFC Recreation Center
"The Physics Nobel Prize 2002"
Images from the dinner
P. Carlson

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Day 4: Friday, October 25, 2002 - Collaboration Science Meeting

9:00 AM VLBA AGN Observations J. Ulvestad
9:50 AM Brief Reports on International Developments
Developments in France
Developments in Italy
Developments in Sweden
Developments in Japan
10:20 AM Brief Announcements
10:45 AM Break
11:00 AM Reports from Working Groups
WG I: Extended Sources and Diffuse Radiation
WG II: Galactic Sources and Unidentified Sources
WG III: Extragalactic Sources
WG IV: Searches for New Physics
WG V: GRBs and Solar Flares
11:50 AM Action Items and Closeout N. Gehrels
P. Michelson
12:15 PM Adjourn Collaboration Meeting
12:20 PM Lunch