SuMIRe/PFS Kickoff Meeting: 19 - 20/July/2010

  1. Date: July 19 – 20, 2010
  2. Venue: Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo

Purpose of the meeting

To set up the plan for PFS (define/discuss the spectrograph requirements; set up a project organisation; discuss the WBS etc)


Day 1 (July 19):

Time Name Title
9:00 Suto Coffee and the purpose of the meeting
9:30 Hitoshi Murayama SuMIRe project
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 Imaging survey
Miyazaki (i) HSC project
(ii) The current status of France-side imaging survey projects (CFHT/LSST/EUCLID)
Antilogus LSST
12:30 lunch
14:00 Takada/Silverman Scientific requirements on PFS
15:00 Ellis/Parry/Seiffert Caltech/JPL/Cambridge WFMOS design
15:45 coffee break
16:00 Aubourg French contribution of the BOSS survey
16:20 Kneib Marseille interest in Future Dark Energy Survey
16:40 Discussion
17:30 End of the Day 1
18:00 Dinner

Day 2 (July 20):

Time Title
9:00 The scope of PFS collaboration and budget issues + Subaru community
  • The strategy for PFS survey
  • Princeton's perspective (Gunn)
  • Perspective in Japan/Subaru community
12:00 lunch
13:30 Discussion session with vide connection with Eric Prieto
  • Instrumentation activities of Marseile group: past, present and future (someone from Marseille side)
  • Proposed contributions to SuMIRe
  • Marseille's perspective on SuMIRe collaboration
  • What kinds of contributions? In-kind contribution?
  • funding situation or budget status
  • Also discuss general issues on SuMIRe: how the project would work, what will be the management structure in Japan, who would be responsible of what, how the project would be break in smaller manageable units, ...
17:00 End of the Day 2
15:00 (Coffee break -15:30)