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Agenda

April 20-22, 2022 - All TIMES EDT

Short, prerecorded talks providing background for the panel discussions are provided. Feel free to watch at any speed that works well for you!


Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Agenda Item Speaker Start Time Duration
(hh:mm)
Session 1: Introduction (10a-noon, Eastern)
Workshop objectives and structure Eric Smith 10:00a 00:10
Decadal Report: panel discussion Robert Kennicutt, Fiona Harrison 10:10a 00:30
Large Mission Studies': panel on challenges Jessica Gaskin (PDF)
Jason Tumlinson
Aki Roberge (PDF)
Margaret Meixner
Alex Pope
Ryan Hickox
Scott Gaudi (PDF)
Bertrand Mennesson
Daniel Stern
10:40a 00:30
Role of existing missions in preparing for Future Great Observatories (FGO): short panel Ken Sembach (PDF)
Belinda Wilkes (PDF)
John O'Meara
11:10a 00:20
Inclusion in FGOs Dara Norman
Marcel Agüeros
Keivan Stassun
Christa Porter
Sharla Alegria
11:30a 00:30
Break 12:00p 01:00
Session 2: The process of connecting your science with FGO needs (1-3p)
How to link science to architecture/trades and classify investigations as precursor, preparatory, follow-up, other science John Ziemer 1:00p 00:37
Exoplanets as example: FGO-relevant ExEP science gaps Karl Stapelfeldt, Eric Mamajek 1:37p 00:20
Exoplanets as example: FGO-relevant ExEP metrics and their connection to science Rhonda Morgan 1:57p 00:25
Example end-to-end simulator that connections mission design with astrophysics Joern Willms, John Zuhone 2:23p 00:37
Break 3:00p 01:00
Session 3: Identify topical themes for each of the FGOs (4-5:30p)
Group discussion to set topical groups day 2 group discussions Facilitator, Gary Blackwood 4:00p 01:30

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Agenda Item Speaker Start Time Duration
(hh:mm)
Session 1: Facilitated group discussions: IROUV Exop+Astrophys, X-ray, Far-IR (10a-noon)
Organized by FGO mission 10:00a 01:30
Share & address common questions and concerns 11:30a 00:30
Break 12:00p 01:00
Session 2: Facilitated science discussions: (1-3p)
Organized by science topic 1:00p 01:30
Share & address common questions and concerns 02:30 00:30
Break 3:00p 01:00
Session 3: Science gaps (4-5:30p)
Identify/define potential science gaps 4:00p 01:30

Friday, April 22, 2022

Agenda Item Speaker Start Time Duration
(hh:mm)
Session 1: Reports from all FGO and Science topic breakout sessions (10am-noon)
Including addressing common questions and concerns Faciltator, Eric Smith 10:00a 01:15
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Faciltator, Keivan Stassun 11:15a 00:45
Break 12:00p 01:00
Session 2: Schedule slack. Will move up summary and next steps as possible. (1-3p)
Connections between science and technology Jay Falker, Nick Siegler 1:00p 00:30
Summary and next steps 1:30p 01:00
Discussion of process, efficacy Facilitator, Christine Moran 2:30p 00:20
Looking Forward to the Second Workshop Terri Brandt 2:50p 00:10