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2005 Calibration Workshop
Workshop Agenda

Tuesday, October 25, 2005
5:00 - 7:00 Evening Reception & Registration
Cash bar available
Wednesday, October 26, 2005
8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast & Registration
9:00 - 9:05 Welcoming remarks
Matt Mountain
SPECTROGRAPHS 1
Chair: Gerard Kriss
9:05 - 9:25 Review and Status of STIS Closeout
Paul Goudfrooij
9:25 - 9:40 STIS First-Order Spectroscopic Flux Calibration
Charles Proffitt
9:40 - 10:00 The HST/STIS Next Generation Spectral Library
Michael Gregg
10:00 - 10:20 STIS Calibration Enhancement: Implementation of Model Based Techniques for Wavelength Calibration and Charge Transfer Inefficiency
Paul Bristow
10:20 - 10:40 Correcting STIS CCD Spectra for CTE Loss
Paul Goudfrooij
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee-Break/Poster Session
11:00 - 11:20 Some Neglected Pixel Problems
Kris Davidson
11:20 - 11:40 Spectral Extraction of Extended Sources using Wavelet Interpolation
Paul Barrett
11:40 - 12:00 Improving Rectification of Spectral Images
Linda Dressel
12:00 - 12:20 Towards a Comprehensive Sensitivity Calibration of the STIS Echelle Modes
Alessandra Aloisi
12:20 - 12:40 STIS Calibration Enhancement: Dispersion Solutions Based on a Physical Instrument Model
Florian Kerber
12:40 - 2:00 Lunch
SPECTROGRAPHS 2
Chair: Linda Dressel
2:00 - 2:15 NUV-MAMA Prism Calibration
Jesús Maíz Apellániz
2:15 - 2:35 Results from the Calibration of the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph
James Green
2:35 - 2:55 2-minute Slide Poster Presentations
TWO-GYRO MODE AND FGS
Chair: Rodger Doxsey
2:55 - 3:15 HST Two-Gyro Mode
Kenneth Sembach
3:15 - 3:30 FGS Astrometry in Two-Gyro Mode
Edmund Nelan
3:30 - 3:45 The Optical Field Angle Distortion Calibration of HST Fine Guidance Sensors 1R and 3
Edmund Nelan
3:45 - 4:05 Coffee-Break/Poster Session
HST SOFTWARE, ARCHIVE & VIRTUAL OBSERVATORY
Chair: Tony Keyes
4:05 - 4:20 The New GSC-II and its Use for HST
Brian McLean
4:20 - 4:40 The HST Archive
Karen Levay
4:40 - 5:05 Where Will PyRAF Lead Us? The Future of Data Analysis Software at STScI
Perry Greenfield
5:05 - 5:25 The National Virtual Observatory and HST
Robert Hanisch
5:30 - 6:30 DISCUSSION: Spectrographs/CTE
Lead: Paul Goudfrooij
Thursday, October 27, 2005
8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast
IMAGERS 1
Chair: Ron Gilliland
9:00 - 9:30 ACS Calibration Status
Kenneth Sembach
9:30 - 10:00 Modeling and Correcting the Time-Dependent ACS PSF for Weak Lensing
Jason Rhodes
10:00 - 10:20 The Photometric Calibration of ACS
Marco Sirianni
10:20 - 10:40 Calibration of the ACS Emission-Line Filters
Robert O'Dell
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee-Break/Poster Session
11:00 - 11:25 Slitless Spectroscopy with the Advanced Camera for Surveys
Martin Kümmel
11:25 - 11:45 Selection and Characterization of "Interesting" Grism Spectra
Gerhardt Meurer
11:45 - 12:05 Distortion in the WFC Camera
Jay Anderson
12:05 - 12:35 2-minute Slide Poster Presentations
12:35 - 2:00 Lunch
IMAGERS 2
Chair: John MacKenty
2:00 - 2:20 ACS Flatfield Update and New SBC L-flats
Ron Gilliland
2:20 - 2:35 Pipeline Calibrations of ACS Data
Max Mutchler
2:35 - 3:00 WFPC2 Status and Calibration
John Biretta
3:00 - 3:25 Calibration Status and Results for Wide Field Camera 3
Randy Kimble
3:25 - 3:45 Coffee-Break/Poster Session
ANALYSIS OF DITHERED, UNDERSAMPLED DATA
Chair: Kailash Sahu
3:45 - 4:05 Finding Stars in Undersampled ACS Images
Harvey Richer
4:05 - 4:25 MultiDrizzle Overview and Future Plans
Anton Koekemoer
4:25 - 4:55 Band-limited Imaging from Undersampled Data
Andrew Fruchter
4:55 - 6:30 DISCUSSION: Dithering/Undersampled
Lead: Anton Koekemoer
WORKSHOP DINNER
7:30 Cash bar
8:00 Dinner
Friday, October 28, 2005
8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast
INFRARED IMAGERS
Chair: Tommy Wiklind
9:00 - 9:30 NICMOS Status
Roelof de Jong
9:30 - 9:50 A Study of NICMOS Non-linearity
Bahram Mobasher
9:50 - 10:10 NICMOS Calibration Challenges in the Ultra Deep Field
Rodger Thompson
10:10 - 10:35 Temperature and Bias Variation and Measurement in the NICMOS Detectors
Louis Bergeron
10:35 - 10:50 2-minute Slide Poster Presentations
10:50 - 11:10 Coffee-Break/Poster Session
11:10 - 11:35 Polarimetry with NICMOS
Dean Hines
11:35 - 11:55 Differential NICMOS Spectrophotometry at High Signal-to-Noise
Ronald Gilliland
11:55 - 12:10 NIC3 FOM Dithered Observations of the Orion Nebula
Louis Bergeron
12:10 - 12:35 HST Observations in Support of JWST Calibration
James Rhoads
12:35 - 12:40 Closing remarks
12:40 - 12:50 Recess to grab lunch
12:50 - 1:50 LUNCH/SPLINTER SESSION: Imagers
Lead: Massimo Stiavelli