Joint GSMT/European ELT Science meeting
17 May 2004
Berlin

The meeting was held in the Humboldt Room in the Harnack Haus (Max Planck Society, Berlin).

PROGRAMME

8:45 Welcome & introduction
Status of studies & proposals [15 mins each]
U.S. (GSMT/TMT/NSF) Rolf-Peter Kudritzki (IfA, Hawaii)
Canada Ray Carlberg (U. Toronto)
Europe Gerry Gilmore (U. Cambridge)
9:45 Technical Studies and Assumptions
The European Design Study [10 mins] Roberto Gilmozzi (ESO)
Status of technical studies [10 mins] Jeremy Mould (NOAO)
Technical Assumptions [25 mins each, to cover the topics below] Europe: Piero Salinari (Arcetri Observatory)
GSMT: Francois Rigaut (Gemini Observatory)
  • Performance of AO
    • performance for planet-finding
    • performance at visible wavelengths
  • Field-of-view attainable
    • in seeing-limited modes (imaging & spectroscopy)
    • in corrected modes
  • Emissivity
11:00 - 11:20 COFFEE
11:20 Extra-solar planets and star formation
Key science identified by GSMT SWG [20 mins] Jeremy Mould (NOAO)
Key science identified by European ELT SWG [20 mins] Tim Naylor (U. Exeter)
12:10 Stellar populations
Key science identified by GSMT SWG [20 mins] Knut Olsen (NOAO)
Key science identified by European ELT SWG [20 mins] Richard de Grijs (U. Sheffield)
13:00 - 14:30 LUNCH
14:30 The high redshift universe & "first light"
Key science identified by GSMT SWG [20 mins] Betsy Barton (Steward Observatory)
Key science identified by European ELT SWG [20 mins] Jacqueline Bergeron (IAP)
15:30 General discussion: Ways in which we can work together in future
  • Identification of areas where we need to reach consensus
  • Technical studies of mutual interest
  • Scientific simulations of mutual interest
  • next meeting
17:30 CLOSE


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Isobel Hook,
22 Apr 2004 .