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h1. Texas Collaboration Meeting Agendae

Science verification and the results of our studies will be a major element of the upcoming collaboration meeting at Texas A&M. We are scheduled to give two planary talks and have a number of parallel sessions (both SV and related topics).

*Add special astrometry, photometry and SN survey sessions*

h2. Monday, Dec 10

SV related plenary sessions:
* Focus and Alignment (10:30-10:40, Aaron)
* Science Verification Report and Goals for this Meeting (10:40-11:10, Gary, Klaus)
* DECam Operations (11:10-11:20, Tom)

h2. Tuesday, Dec 11

SV related parallel sessions:
* [[Texas_Collaboration_Meeting_Agendae#operations|DES Operations]] (9:30 - 10:30, Tom)
* [[Texas_Collaboration_Meeting_Agendae#telescope|SV1: Telescope and Instrument]] (11:00-12:00, Klaus)
* [[Texas_Collaboration_Meeting_Agendae#status|SV2: Data Analysis Status]] (14:00-15:00, Gary)

h2. Wednesday, Dec 12

SV related parallel sessions:
* [[Texas_Collaboration_Meeting_Agendae#astrometry|Astrometry]] (9:30 - 10:30, Bob)
* SN Survey Status (9:30 - 10:30, Masao)
* [[Texas_Collaboration_Meeting_Agendae#extended|SV3: Extended SV and standard tests]] (11:00 - 12:00, Gary )
* [[Texas_Collaboration_Meeting_Agendae#photoz|Photo-z's from SV]] (14:00 - 15:00, Francisco)
* Quickreduce (14:00 - 15:00, Luiz)
* [[Texas_Collaboration_Meeting_Agendae#photometry|Photometry]] (15:00 - 16:00, Paul)

h2. Thursday, Dec 13

SV related parallel sessions:
* DM Data Access (9:30 - 10:30, Don)
* [[Texas_Collaboration_Meeting_Agendae#classification|Object Detection and Classification]] (15:00 - 16:00, Paul)

h2. Friday, Dec 14

SV related plenary sessions:
* SV Achievements, Future Goals and Survey Readiness (9:00-9:20, Klaus, Gary)

h2. Detailed Agendae for the SV Sessions

h3(#operations). Tuesday, 9:30 - 10:30: DES Operations
Lead: Tom Diehl
Location: Mitchell Institute M108
"Remote connection":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-meetings/wiki/TAMU12#readytalk ReadyTalk code 7155259#
Docdb: http://des-docdb.fnal.gov:8080/cgi-bin/DisplayMeeting?sessionid=1787

Topics include:
* Shift Organization and Schedule
* Run Manager - Role, Responsibilities, Schedule, 4 pm meetings
* Review of daily procedures, responsibilities etc
* Checklists for Experts, checklists for Observers
* QA tasks
* Interface to DES-DM (daily report, exposure table)
* Call lists
* Documentation (or lack thereof)
* Report on obstac survey readiness

h3(#telescope). Tuesday, 11:00 - 12:00: SV1 (Telescope and Instrument)
Lead: Klaus Honscheid
Location: Mitchell Institute - Hawking Auditorium M108
"Remote connection":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-meetings/wiki/TAMU12#readytalk ReadyTalk code 7155259#
Docdb: http://des-docdb.fnal.gov:8080/cgi-bin/DisplayMeeting?sessionid=1792

Topics include:
* Guider (F. Castander/S. Serrano)
* Report on telescope performance: tracking, pointing, slewing (A. Walker)
* Report on focal plane status (N30, Low signal non linearity) (T. Diehl)
* RASICAM (K. Reil) [[https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/attachments/download/8022/Rasicam-DEC-Collab-20121211.pdf]]
* SISPI (K. Honscheid)
* Seeing Measurements (J. Hao)

h3(#status). Tuesday, 14:00 - 15:00: SV2 (Data Analysis Status)
Lead: Gary Bernstein
Location: Mitchell Institute - Hawking Auditorium M108
"Remote connection":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-meetings/wiki/TAMU12#readytalk ReadyTalk code 7155259#
Docdb: http://des-docdb.fnal.gov:8080/cgi-bin/DisplayMeeting?sessionid=1797

Status of data analyses for SV reqs & goals that don't have special sessions. Need for future observations. Topics include:
* Optical alignment: donuts, BCAMs, AOS, PSF patterns, closing the hexapod loop (25 min)
** Aaron Roodman & Kevin Reil
** Adam Sypniewski
* PSF Size Measurements (15 min)
** Angelo Neto
** Ken Patton (remote from CTIO? or maybe just slides)
** Jiangang Hao (slides / remote)
* Crosstalk (10 min)
** Kerstin Paech
* Star/galaxy separation (10 min)
** Peter Melchior

h3(#astrometry). Wednesday, 9:30 - 10:30: Astrometry
Lead: Bob Armstrong
Location: Mitchell Institute M102
"Remote connection":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-meetings/wiki/TAMU12#readytalk ReadyTalk code 1175641#
Docdb: http://des-docdb.fnal.gov:8080/cgi-bin/DisplayMeeting?sessionid=1808

Topics include:
* DESDM performance, do we meet the requirements
* Results from community observations
* Results from SV data
* Improvements

h3(#extended). Wednesday, 11:00 - 12:00: SV3 (Extended SV & Standard tests)
Lead: Gary Bernstein
Location: Mitchell Institute - Hawking Auditorium M108
"Remote connection":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-meetings/wiki/TAMU12#readytalk ReadyTalk code 7155259#
Docdb: http://des-docdb.fnal.gov:8080/cgi-bin/DisplayMeeting?sessionid=1814

Topics include:
* Plans for SV in December/Jan
* Results from eyeball tests and other lessons learned about quality control
** Marisa March
* What should be implemented into QR, IH for on-the-mountain QC
** Luiz da Costa / Angelo Neto
* QC at NCSA and filling out the Survey Table.
** Don Petravick or Robert Gruendl

h3(#photoz). Wednesday, 14:00 - 14:55: Photo-z's & SV
Lead: Francisco Castander
Location: Mitchell Institute - Hawking Auditorium M102
"Remote connection":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-meetings/wiki/TAMU12#readytalk ReadyTalk code 1175641#
Docdb: http://des-docdb.fnal.gov:8080/cgi-bin/DisplayMeeting?sessionid=1818

Topics include:

h3(#photometry). Wednesday, 15:05 - 16:00: Photometry
Lead: Paul Martini
Location: Mitchell Institute M102
"Remote connection":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-meetings/wiki/TAMU12#readytalk ReadyTalk code 1175641#
Docdb: http://des-docdb.fnal.gov:8080/cgi-bin/DisplayMeeting?sessionid=1822

Topics (and Presenters) are:
* Illumination Correction (Vinu Vikram/Brian Nord)
* Fringing (Paul Martini)
* Nonlinearity (Bob Armstrong)

h3(#classification). Thursday, 15:00 - 16:00: Object Classification and Detection
Lead: Paul Martini
Location: Mitchell Physics 333
"Remote connection":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-meetings/wiki/TAMU12#readytalk ReadyTalk code 7811510#
Docdb: http://des-docdb.fnal.gov:8080/cgi-bin/DisplayMeeting?sessionid=1846

Topics (and Presenters) are:
* Review status of SV galaxy goals (Marcelle Soares-Santos)
* Galaxy photometry in finalcut relative to requirements
* Depth of stellar/psf magnitudes, accuracy of color-color diagrams for stars

"Additional topics listed here":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-meetings/wiki/Texas12_Object_detection_and_classification