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Agenda

11-13 October 2022

​All TIMES EDT


Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Agenda Item Presenter Start Time Duration
(hh:mm)
Session 1: Introduction (10a-noon)
Introduction, logistics, workshop objectives & structure E. Smith 10:00a 00:30
Discussion 10:30a 00:30
Requirements for Inclusion Plans for precursor science proposals K . Sheth 11:00a 00:30
Discussion 11:30a 00:30
Break 12:00p 01:00
Session 2: Precursor science into Mission Development (1-3p)
Science Traceability Matrices (An overview of what Science Traceability Matrices [STM] are and how they are used to inform needed precursor science) S. Christie 1:00p 00:30
Breakouts: STM development for each Large Mission Study (HabEx/LUVOIR Exoplanets, HabEx/LUVOIR General Astrophysics, Lynx, Origins. Representatives from the Large Mission Studies will provide concise examples from their work on STMs and encourage discussion on how similar efforts for future missions relate to science gaps D. Leisawitz,
B. Mennesson,
A. Roberge,
A. Kiessling,
S. Domagal Goldman,
A. Vikhilin
1:30p 01:00
Regroup: share & discuss 2:30p 00:30
Break 3:00p 01:00
Session 3: Science idea to science gap #1 (4-6:00p)
Review of Previous Workshop Materials (Speaker TBC) 4:00p 00:30
Breakouts for each of the Future Great Observatories (IROUV Exoplanets, IROUV General Astrophysics; X-ray; Far-IR. Attendees will discuss existing gaps to prioritize missing information, solicit new ideas, and reclassify gaps as needed between precursor, preliminary, and follow-up) K. Stapelfeldt,
E. Mamajek,
P. Kurczynski,
P. Scowen,
D. Benford,
M. W. Lau,
B. Williams,
J. Gaskin (TBC)
4:30p 01:00
Regroup: share & discuss (facilitator TBC) 5:30p 00:30

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Agenda Item Presenter Start Time Duration
(hh:mm)
Session 1: (10a-noon)
Building an inclusive and high-functioning team R. Beaton 10:00a 00:45
Breakouts: activity to reinforce learning: how to build an inclusive and high-functioning team N. Bhuruku 10:45a 01:00
Regroup: share & discuss A. Cucchiara 11:45a 00:15
Break 12:00p 01:00
Session 2: Brainstorming Metrics for FGOs: towards science gaps (1-3pm)
The need for & utility of science metrics, examples, and charge to the breakout groups K. Stapelfeldt,
R. Morgan
1:00p 00:20
Questions / discussion 1:20p 00:10
Brainstorm metrics by Future Great Observatory (IROUV Exoplanets, IROUV General Astrophysics, Far-IR, X-ray. Representatives from the Large Mission Studies Science Definition Teams will provide concise examples from their work on science metrics and encourage discussion on metrics for future great observatories) T. Robinson,
J. Tumlinson,
G. Melnick,
L. Brenneman
1:30p 01:00
Regroup: share & discuss 2:30p 00:30
Break 3:00p 01:00
Session 3: Towards Better ROSES Calls and Proposals (4-5:30p)
Scoping the ROSES proposal call E. Smith 4:00p 00:15
Discussion 4:15p 00:15
Facilities for proposing for precursor science opportunities E. Mamajek 4:30p 01:00

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Agenda Item Presenter Start Time Duration
(hh:mm)
Session 1: Reports from each of FGO breakout sessions (10-11a)
Discussion of Reports (Group discussion of outcomes from each of the future great observatories science metrics discussions) P. Kurczynski 10:00a 01:00
Session 2: Summary and next steps. (11a - 12:30p)
Summary and next steps (Community-member-led discussion of steps underway in the astronomical community related to precursor science and GOMap) 11:00a 00:30
Discuss precuror science workshop process and efficacy (Community-member-led assessment of the precursor science effort) 11:30a 00:15
Next steps for NASA: ROSES element scoping, future programmatic considerations and dialog w 2 workshops NASA HQ staff 11:45a 00:15
Reserve 12:00p 00:30
Workshop Adjourn