LBTO 2017 Users' Meeting
Florence, 20-23 June 2017
June 20
14:00 - 18:00 Registration
  19:00   Reception
June 21
1a   chair: Michele Bellazzini
09:00-09:10 Mark Wagner Welcome
09:10-09:30 Christian Veillet Realizing the Dream
09:30-09:50 Julian Christou Adaptive Optics Capabilities at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory
09:50-10:10 Steve Ertel High angular resolution observations at the LBTI
10:10-10:30 Jordan Stone_1 The LEECH Survey to Directly Image Exoplanets with LBTI
1b   chair: Justin Crepp  
11:00-11:20 Phil Hinz The Hunt for Observable Signatures of Terrestrial planetary Systems (HOSTS): an LBTI Key project
11:20-11:40 Steph Sallum Imaging Planet Formation Inside the Diffraction Limit with LBT
11:40-12:00 Jordan Stone_2 Characterizing Gas-giant Exoplanets in the Thermal-Infrared with LBTI+ALES
12:00-12:20 Al Conrad_1 Solar system spectroscopy at fainter limits thanks to a 12m telescope
1c   chair: Rick Pogge  
14:10-14:30 Dave Thompson Understanding Binocular Constraints on Observing with the LBT
14:30-14:50 Michelle Edwards A New Generation of LBT User Software
14:50-15:10 Christian Veillet From clear skies to publication: observing strategies and LBT productivity.
15:10-15:50 Discussion / Round Table (Pogge)
1d   chair: Xiahoui Fan  
16:20-16:40 Klaus Strassmeier Want a PEPSI ?
16:40-17:00 Jochen Heidt LUCI1/2 AO commissioning: status and prospects
17:00-17:20 Alessandra Contursi A LUCI user experience
17:20-17:40 Sebastian Rabien Status and performance of ARGOS
17:40-18:00 Tom Herbst Commissioning MCAO with LINC-NIRVANA
June 22
2a   chair: Julian Christou  
09:00-09:20 Simone Antoniucci EXORCISM at LBT: a characterization of EXor young eruptive variables using optical and near-IR spectra
09:20:09:40 Mark Wagner Studies of Classical Novae with the Large Binocular Telescope
09:40-10:00 Alessia Garofalo Pisces II and Pegasus III: twin sisters or only good friends?
10:00-10:20 Francesca Annibali_1 Hierarchical formation at the smallest galaxy scales
2b   chair: Mark Whittle  
11:00-11:20 Barry Rothberg The Giga-Monsters of Yore: The Relationship between QSOs and Intermediate Redshift ULIRGs
11:20-11:40 Riccardo Smareglia LBT archive: past and future.. not only save the bit.
11:40-12:00 Elena Masciadri ALTA Center: an operational system for the forecast of the optical turbulence and atmospheric parameters
12:00-12:20 Alessio Turchi ALTA project: Atmospheric model validation
2c   chair: Daniel Stark  
13:50-14:10 Justin Crepp The iLocater Spectrograph
14:10-14:30 Jacopo Farinato SHARK-NIR, the NIR coronagraphic camera for LBT, moving toward construction
14:30-14:50 Valentina D'Orazi Science cases for SHARK-NIR at LBT
14:50-15:10 Fernando Pedichini SHARK-VIS: project status of the high resolution imager at visible band for LBT
15:10-15:30 Simone Antoniucci Science with SHARK-VIS
16:00-18:00 Workshop
OT Presentation (M. Edwards)
  19:30   Conference Dinner
June 23
3a   Chair: Alessandra Contursi
09:00-09:20 Rick Pogge Measuring Chemical Abundances in Nearby Spirals with CHAOS
09:20-09:40 Francesca Annibali_2 Chemical abundances of PNe and H II regions in the irregular galaxy NGC 4449 from LBT MODS data
09:40-10:00 Iskren Georgiev Extragalactic nuclei with ARGOS
10:00-10:20 Emanuele Giallongo Deep imaging and spectroscopy of dwarf galaxies in Virgo: a probe on Dark Matter cosmology and stellar evolution
3b   Chair: David Thompson  
10:50-11:10 Mark Whittle LBT Science at the University of Virginia
11:10-11:30 Al Conrad_2 Solar system morphology at a finer scale thanks to a 23m telescope
11:30-11:50 Eckhart Spalding Precision photometry redward of K-band with a wall-eyed pointing mode
11:50-12:10 Denis Defrere Latest results with LBTI's Vortex coronagraph: real-time tip/tilt sensing, new data reduction algorithms & YSO observations
3c   Chair: Bianca Garilli  
13:30-13:50 Teresa Ashcraft Deep Field Observations with the LBC: New and Old
13:50-14:10 Xiahoui Fan LBT Observations of the Most Massive Protoclusters in the Early Universe
14:10-14:30 Michele Perna Curved slit spectroscopic observations of gravitational arc-like structures
14:30-14:50 Andrea Grazian Constraining the contribution of faint AGN to the ionizing background at z~4 with LBT
3d   Chair: Mark Wagner  
15:20-15:40 Sirio Belli Flame: a data reduction pipeline for LUCI
15:40-16:00 Diego Paris The processing system for the reduction of the INAF LBT imaging data.
16:00-16:20 Alida Marchetti The LBT Italian data reduction pipeline
16:20-16:45 Discussion (M. Wagner)
16:45-17:00 Closing (C.Veillet)
Dotto 333P/2007 VA85 (PANSTARRS): the first transient retrograde Near-Earth Object (NEO) observed at LBT
Mack_III A chemical abundance analysis of the ancient planet-host star Kepler-444
Vassalo A virtual coronagraphic test bench for SHARK-NIR, the second-generation high contrast imager for the LBT
Spalding_1 AO with LBTI
Spalding_2 Circumstellar Disks and LBTI+ALES
Mallonn Exoplanet spectroscopy with LBC, MODS and PEPSI: Silicate aerosols in the atmosphere of the hot Jupiter HAT-P-32b
Jarvinen First Doppler images with PEPSI
Strassmeier_1 First spectra with the Potsdam Echelle Polarimetric and Spectroscopic Instrument
Ilyin PEPSI data acquisition and image processing
Strassmeier_2 PEPSI deep spectrum library
Strassmeier_3 Preparing for PEPSI polarimetry
Pinna SOUL project status
Tayar Tests of Convective Zone Radial Differential Rotation in Intermediate Mass Core Helium Burning Stars with PEPSI
Kuhn The environment of the luminous quasar PDS456
Weis The nebula around P Cygni with LBT/LUCI-AO
Bellazzini The SECCO survey: hunting extremely dark galaxies
Strassmeier_4 The Sun with PEPSI
Strassmeier_5 The VATT-PEPSI connection
Bomans Unevolved emission line galaxies with the LBT: from local galaxies to high-z
Langener Unraveling the Properties of Intermediate Redshift Proxies for Proto-Galaxies with the LBT