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Roman Science Team Community Briefing : Agenda

November 15th – 19th, 2021

* This agenda is undergoing development and will be completed closer to its date.

The following workshops are Pacific Standard Time (PST)

November 15 (Monday)



November 17 (Wednesday)


November 18 (Thursday)


November 19 (Friday)

9:00AM - 12:30PM
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Summary






Monday, November 15

The following workshops are Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Mission Overview

Moderators: Russell Ryan, Max Mutchler

9:00AM
Julie McEnery
9:40AM
Harry Ferguson
Science Support at SOC/STScI
10:00AM
Lee Armus
Science Support at SSC/IPAC
10:20AM
 
Q&A

Studying the Milkyway with Roman

Chair: Jason Tumlinson
Moderators: Richard Cosentino, Andreea Petric

11:00AM
Jason Tumlinson (JHU)
Intro
11:05AM
Emily Levesque (UW)
Highly Evolved Stars with Roman
11:25AM
Jessica Lu (Berkeley)
Stars and Remnants with Roman Microlensing
11:45AM
Aaron Dotter (CfA/Dartmouth)
The MIST Stellar Models
12:00PM
Jason Tumlinson & Anna Wright (JHU)
Simulated Milky Way and Mock Data for Roman
12:15PM
Roberta Paladini (IPAC)
MW Disk Survey Concept and White Paper
12:20PM
 
Q&A


12:30PM
Break

Nearby Galaxies (WINGS)

Chair: Adrien Thob
Moderators: Russell Ryan, Max Mutchler

1:00PM
Ben Williams
Roman Nearby Galaxies Science Overview
1:10PM
Adrien Thob
The Roman Crowded Field Photometry Pipeline
1:20PM
Leo Girardi
Stellar Models in the Roman Bands
1:30PM
Martha Boyer
AGB Studies with Roman
1:40PM
Anil Seth
Optimizing Roman Star Cluster Observations
1:50PM
 
Q&A on first half
2:00PM
Eric Bell
The Roman Background and Stellar Halos
2:10PM
Dave Sand
Characterizing Dwarf Satellite Galaxies with Roman
2:20PM
Robyn Sanderson
Simulating Roman Star Catalogs
2:30PM
Shifra Mandel
Finding Structures in Stellar Halos with Roman
2:40PM
Chris Kervick
Measuring the Binary Star Separation Function With Roman
2:50PM
 
Q&A for session









Tuesday, November 16

The following workshops are Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Exoplanet microlensing studies with the Roman Galactic Exoplanet Survey

Chair: Scott Gaudi
Moderators: Andreea Petric, Sebastian Gomez, Russell Ryan, Richard Cosentino

9:00AM
Scott Gaudi
Introduction and Welcome
9:10AM
David Bennett
Motivation for the RGES Survey and SIT
9:30AM
Matthew Penny, Samson Johnson
Survey Optimization and Yield
9:50AM
Geoff Bryden
The UKIRT Microlensing Survey
10:10AM
Aparna Bhattacharya
Microlensing Mass Measurements
10:30AM
 
BREAK
11:00AM
Sebastiano Calchi-Novati
Roman Detector Simulations
11:20AM
Radek Poleski, Jennifer Yee
Outreach and MulensModel
11:40AM
Matthew Penny
Microlensing Data Challenge
12:00PM
Scott Gaudi
Summary and Future Work
12:10PM
 
Q&A
12:30PM
 
Adjourn


Exploiting Roman Data Archives

Chair: Marc Postman
Moderators: Richard Cosentino, Sebastian Gomez

1:00PM
Marc Postman
Session Introduction
1:10PM
Hayden Smotherman
Maximizing Science in Big Data Astronomy
1:30PM
Gerard Lemson
Intro to SciServer
1:40PM
Bridget Falck
Overview of Indra, a Peta-scale Suite of Cosmological Simulations
1:50PM
Arik Mitschang
Use of the Spark Distributed Computing Engine to Enhance SciServer Capabilities
2:00PM
Swara Ravindranath
Roman Space Telescope Grism simulation code on SciServer
2:10PM
Ani Thakar
Summary








Wedneseday, November 17

The following workshops are Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Cosmology with the High Latitude Survey

Moderators: Carol Christian, Max Mutchler, Richard Cosentino

9:00AM
Olivier Doré (JPL/Caltech)
HLS introduction and SIT highlights
9:10AM
Chris Hirata (OSU)
HLS survey design
9:30AM
Mike Jarvis (Penn), Heyang Long (OSU), Jahmour Givans (Princeton), Chien-Hao Lin (Duke), Masaya Yamamoto (Duke), Michael Troxel (Duke)
Realistic image simulations: Framework, Applications, Products, and Joint simulations with Rubin
10:10AM
Dan Masters, Shoubaneh Hemmati (Caltech/IPAC)
Photometric redshift plans
10:30AM
 
BREAK
10:40AM
Yun Wang (Caltech/IPAC)
HLS spectroscopic survey overview
11:00AM
Zhongxu Zhai (Waterloo), Anahita Alavi, James Colbert (Caltech/IPAC)
Roman HLSS: galaxy and grism simulations
11:20AM
Heidi Wu (BSU), David Weinberg (OSU)
Galaxy clusters cosmology
11:40AM
Tim Eifler (UA), Vivian Miranda (Brookhaven), Elisabeth Krause (UA), Eric Huff (JPL), Pranjal Rajendra (UA), Jiachuan Xu (UCB), Lado Samushia (KSU), Alice Pisani (Princeton)
Cosmological forecast status: Multi-probe inference; Next Gen Pipeline - Cocoa; 2D+3D; Kinematic Lensing concept and overview; KL measurement with Keck and HST; KL with Roman; Higher-order statistics; Voids based cosmology.
12:10PM
Henry Gebhardt (JPL), Kris Pardo (JPL), Lukas Wenzl (Cornell) & Cyrille Doux (Penn), Shirley Ho (CCA, NYU), Bhuvnesh Jain (Penn)
HLS research highlights: Novel clustering statistics for Roman; Measuring DM substructures with Roman; Synergies with Roman and CMB lensing from SO; Simulating Roman with ML; Roman and ML-based cosmology


Roman Detectors and Calibration

1:00PM
Bernie Rauscher
Understanding Roman WFI Detectors and Calibration: Overview
1:15PM
Stefano Casertano, Neil Zimmerman
Calibration working group activities
1:45PM
Greg Mosby
Testing of the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope’s H4RG-10s
2:05PM
Q&A








Thursday, November 18

The following workshops are Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Supernova Cosmology

Moderators: Russell Ryan, Max Mutchler, Carol Christian

    Intro talks:

9:00AM
David Jones
Cosmology Today
9:10AM
Ben Rose
Survey Overview
9:35AM
David Rubin
Use of Prism

    Simulation talks:

9:50AM
Tri Aastratmadja
SNe+Galaxy Spect. Sims
10:00AM
Bhavin Joshi (STScI)
Spectroscopic Redshifts
10:10AM
Phil Macias
Light Curve Sims
10:25AM
Kevin Wang
Image Sims
10:45AM
 
BREAK

    Calibration talks:

11:00AM
Susana Deustua
Calibration Requirements
11:10AM
Greg Aldering
Flux Standards

    Lightning talks: (save questions for after all the lightning talks)

11:25AM
Mi Dai
Systematics Overview (5 min)
11:30AM
Justin Pierel
SALT2/3 - BYOSED (3 min)
11:33AM
Stephen Thorp
BayeSN (3 min)
11:36AM
Kyle Boone
Twinning (5 min)
11:41AM
Mitchell Karmen
Applying Twinning to Roman (5 min)
11:46AM
Matt Siebert
VCR (3 min)
11:49AM
Helen Qu
Photometric Classification (3 min)

    Concluding:

12:00PM
Michael Wood-Vasey
Synergies
12:10PM
Open discussion


TBD
Break

Studying Cosmic Dawn with Roman

Moderators: Andreea Petric, Richard Cosentino

1:00PM
James Rhoads
Introducing Cosmic Dawn Studies with the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope
1:15PM
Erik Zackrisson
Population III stars and direct collapse black holes with RST
1:30PM
Wei Leong Tee
Predicted quasar yields for Roman Space Telescope
1:40PM
L. Y. Aaron Yung
Light Cones for Roman Space Telescope Simulated Observations
1:50PM
Micaela Bagley
UV luminosity functions at z=6-9 in Roman deep fields
2:00PM
Yuichi Harikane
Searching for Redshift z>10 Dropouts with Roman
2:10PM
Break
2:15PM
Austen Gabrielpillai
Roman grism simulations with multiple orders and distortions
2:25PM
Isak Wold
Recovering emission lines from deep Roman grism data
2:40PM
Lucia Perez
Probing Reionization with Voids in Lyman Alpha Emitters
2:50PM
Ali Khostovan
Measurements of H⍺Equivalent Width Distributions:
The Second Tool to Roman Grism Survey Planning
3:00PM
Sangeeta Malhotra
Slitless Spectroscopy at Cosmic Dawn: A Fruitful Past and a Bright Future






Friday, November 19

The following workshops are Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Extragalactic Survey Science with Roman

Moderators: Russell Ryan, Max Mutchler, Carol Christian

9:00AM
Brant Robertson (UCSC)
Introduction: Roman Extragalactic Potential Observations (EXPO) Science Investigation Team
9:10AM
Nicole Drakos (UCSC)
Deep Realistic Extragalactic Model (DREaM): Simulating a Roman Ultra Deep Field
9:25AM
Mark Dickinson / Pablo Arrabal Halo (NOIR Lab)
Notes on Deep Roman WFI Grism Survey Observations
9:40AM
Harry Ferguson (STScI)
Nearish-field Cosmology With Semi-Resolved Dwarf Galaxies
9:55AM
Allison Strom / Jenny Greene (Princeton)
Spectroscopic Signatures of Galaxy Formation with Roman
10:10AM
Adam Trapp (UCLA)
Constraints on Galaxy Populations with Roman
10:25AM
 
BREAK
10:30AM
Steve Furlanetto (UCLA)
Learning Galaxy Physics During the Epoch of Reionization With Roman Deep Fields
10:45AM
Ryan Endsley (Arizona)
A Wide-area View on Reionization: Identifying and Mapping the Largest Ionized Bubbles
11:00AM
Alice Shapley (UCLA)
EXPO-Keck Spectroscopic Campaign
11:15AM
Takashi Moriya (NAOJ)
Discovering Supernovae at Epoch of Reionization with Roman
11:30AM
Ryan Hausen (UCSC)
Morpheus Model Tutorial: Deep Learning Galaxy Classifications for Roman
11:55AM
Brant Robertson (UCSC)
Summary / Conclusion



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