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2014 Calibration Workshop
Event Information

The 2014 STScI Calibration Workshop will be held in the John N. Bahcall Auditorium at the Space Telescope Science Institute from August 11-13, 2014. The content of the workshop will consist of invited talks, contributed talks, poster sessions, and ample time for discussions.

The schedule of presentations can be found here. Posters will be displayed in the John N. Bahcall Auditorium.

Light refreshments during breaks will be available in the Cash Only Express location of Café Azafran, and a variety of sack lunches will be available for purchase.  Additional food and drink (and those needing to use a credit card) items can be obtained at the main counter in Café Azafran.

NEWS & UPDATES:

  1. An AstroDrizzle mini-workshop will be offered the morning of August 14th, following the main calibration workshop. This three-hour session will include drizzling tutorials and hands-on assistance with your HST imaging data. A development version of DrizzlePac (v.1.2.0) will be available for use, and we will showcase several new software features. As the workshop approaches, late-breaking news and instructions on how to obtain the latest software will be posted to the DrizzlePac Webpage. Contact Jennifer Mack, mack@stsci.edu if you have any questions.
  2. A mini-workshop on “Improvements to COS Calibration” will be held the morning of August 14th to discuss wavelength calibration, backgrounds, flat fields, and pulse height filtering. In addition to general discussions of these topics, we will be especially looking for inputs from the community, including what issues they have encountered and what solutions have worked for them. The schedule for presentations is posted here. Contact Cristina Oliveira oliveira@stsci.edu if you have any questions.