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ZTF Summer School 2018 Agenda

Day 1: (Wednesday, 18 July 2018) Time Domain Astronomy

8:50 Welcome and Logistics (Matthew)
9:00 Introduction to Time Domain Astronomy (Matthew)
9:30 Introduction to ZTF (Matthew)
10:00 - 10:30 Morning Break
10:30 Science talk: Transient sources (Lin)
11:00 Intro to alerts (Dima)
11:30 Hands-on: Alert packets (Dima)
12:30 - 2:00pm Lunch Break
2:00 Intro to filters (Anna)
2:30 Hands-on: Writing a filter (Anna)
3:30 - 4:00pm Afternoon Break
4:00 Intro to alert characterization (Fremling)
4:30 Hands-on: Alert characterization (Fremling)

Day 2: (Thursday, 19 July 2018) TDA: Variables

9:00 Intro to ML with alerts (Umaa)
9:30 Hands-on: Alert classification (Umaa)
10:30 - 11:00 Morning Break
11:00 Science talk: Variable sources (Thomas)
11:00 Intro to light curves (Sara)
11:30 Hands-on: How to make a light curve (Sara)
12:30 - 2:00pm Lunch Break
2:00 Intro to time series analysis (TBD)
2:30 Hands-on: Period finding (TBD)
3:30 - 4:00pm Afternoon Break
4:00 Intro to ML with time series (Ashish)
4:30 Hands-on: Variable classification (Ashish)

Day 3: (Friday, 20 July 2018) Followup

9:00 GROWTH (Scott Adams)
10:00 - 10:30 Morning Break
10:30 NOAO (Robert Nikutta)
12:00 - 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30 LCO (Rachel Street)
3:00 - 3:30pm Afternoon Break
3:30 NOAO (Gauthan Narayan/Monica Soraisam)