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The 1997 HST Calibration Workshop
Schedule of Talks

Time Speaker Title
Sunday, September 21
17:00-19:00 Registration, Reception
Monday, September 22: STIS and NICMOS
8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:30
Bob Williams Opening Remarks
Stefi Baum STIS Calibration: an overview
Randy Kimble The on-orbit performance of the STIS detectors
Chuck Bowers The optical performance and sensitivity of STIS
10:30-11:00 Coffeee Break
11:00-12:30
Steve Kraemer and Ron Downes Target Acquisition and Observing Strategies with STIS
Steve Hulbert and Phil Hodge The STIS Pipeline Calibration
Mary Beth Kaiser The flat fielding and achievable S/N of the MAMA detectors
Paul Goudfrooij The Cycle 7 Calibration Plan for STIS
Bruce Woodgate Pushing the limits with STIS
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30
Rodger Thompson NICMOS: Status and plans
Chris Skinner The Characteristics of the NICMOS Detectors
Luis Colina The Photometric Performance of NICMOS
15:30-16:00 Coffeee Break
16:00-18:00
Chris Burrows and Eric Mentzell NICMOS Image Quality and Focus History
John Krist and Richard Hook PSF characterization and Tiny Tim
Susan Stolovy Narrow-Band Emission-Line Imaging with NICMOS
Wolfram Freudling Grism Spectroscopy and Reduction
Glenn Schneider Coronographic science
Dean Hines The Polarimetric Capabilities of NICMOS
Tuesday, September 23: WFPC2, FOC, FOS, and Splinter sessions
9:00-10:45
Brad Whitmore WFPC2 Status and Overview
John Trauger CCD Nonlinearities
Stefano Casertano Photometric anomalies in WFPC2 data
10:45-11:15 Coffeee Break
11:15-12:30
Robert Jedrzejewski FOC Status and Overview
Mark Voit F/48 Slit Spectrography
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00
Tony Keyes The Closeout State of the FOS
Anuradha Koratkar Detailed comparison of FOS and IUE Spectra for Faint Sources
15:00-15:30 Coffeee Break
15:30-17:30 Splinter Sessions (running concurrently for all instruments)
Wednesday, September 24: FGS, GHRS, Software, The Future
9:00-10:30
Ed Nelan Astrometry with the FGS in POSITION and TRANSFER Mode: Observing Strategies, Pipeline Processing, and Data Reduction
Olivia Lupie FGS1R: Potentially HST's Astrometry Science Workhorse
Otto Franz Interferometrically Resolving Binary Systems with FGS3; Data Reduction Techniques and Scientific Results
Fritz Benedict Astrometric Science Enabled by Maintaining the FGS 3 Optical Field Angle Distortion Calibration
10:30-11:00 Coffeee Break
11:00-12:30
David Soderblom The Closeout State of the GHRS
Perry Greenfield The New FITS Format, the FITS Kernel and OpenIRAF
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00
Steve Lubow New Calibration Systems Projects at STScI
Andy Fruchter The ``Dither'' Package and the Reconstruction of Undersampled Images
15:00-15:30 Coffeee Break
15:30-17:00
Holland Ford The Advanced Camera for Surveys
James Green The Cosmic Origins Spectrograph - A New Instrument for the 2002 Servicing Mission