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APOGEE-II Pre-Survey Review



8:30-9:10 AM Gillespie: Panel Preparation
9:10-9:15 AM Blanton: Welcome/Introduction
9:10-9:20 AM Bershady: Review Charge/Panel Introduction/Meeting Outline
9:20-9:55 AM Majewski: Overview [Project Introduction and Overall Goals; Survey Plan]
9:55 -10:25 AM Schiavon: Science (1) [Science Drivers, Science Questions for Target Populations]
10:25-10:50 AM Coffee Break
10:50-11:15 AM Sobeck: Science (2) [Science Deliverables]
11:15-11:50 AM Zasowski: Targeting Plans and Targeting Strategy [Core Science]
11:55-12:10 PM Discussion: General (Day 1 Morning Session Presentations); Wrap- Up
12:10-1:20 PM Lunch
1:20-1:50 PM Holtzmann: Data Infrastructure [Processing Structure, Distribution]
1:50-2:25 PM Nidever: Data Reduction Pipeline [Spectral Data Processing and Radial Velocity Determination]
2:25-3:00 PM Shetrone: ASPCAP (1)
3:00-3:25 PM Garcia Perez: Calibration
3:25-3:50 PM Coffee Break
3:50-4:05 PM Discussion: General (Day 1 Afternoon Session Presentations); Wrap-Up
4:05-5:05 PM Panel: Closed Session
5:05-5:45 PM Panel: Follow-up with Leadership - Panel Requests Made to Team


9:00-9:40 AM Allende Prieto: ASPCAP (2)
9:40-10:10 AM Sobeck: PEP (1) [Leadership, Organization; Goal and Ancillary Science]
10:10-10:40 AM Coffee Break
10:40-11:10 AM Hearty: PEP (2) [Hardware and Operations]
11:10-11:35 AM Wilson: Instrumentation
11:35-12:00 PM Discussion: General (Day 2 Morning Session Presentations)
12:00-1:10 PM Lunch
1:10-1:55 PM Response to Panel Requests: Response to Requests Made the Previous Day
1:55-3:30 PM Panel: Closed Session
3:30-4:00 PM Coffee Break
4:00-4:30 PM Panel: Follow-up with Leadership
4:30-5:00 PM Preliminary Report to Team






09:00-09:20 Steve Majewski(UVa): Introduction and Status of APOGEE
09:20-09:50 Livia Origlia (INAF): Multi-object IR spectroscopy in the APOGEE era and beyond
09:50-10:10 Kim Venn (U. Victoria): RAVEN Studies of the Galactic Center
10:10-10:30 Vladimir Avila-Reese: The Bulge Growth of Milky Way-sized Galaxies
10:30-11:00  Coffee Break
11:00-11:20 Ana Garcia Perez (UVa): Metallicities in the Bulge
11:20-11:45 Octavio Valenzuela (UNAM):  The Milky Way Bulge/Bar
11:45-12:05 Roger Cohen (Concepcion): Targeting in APOGEE-2: Opportunities With VVV and More
12:05-12:25 Jennifer Johnson (OSU): Stellar Characterization with APOGEE-Kepler Data
12:25-13:55 Lunch break
13:55-14:25 Jo Bovy (IAS): The Milky Way Disk (Review)
14:25-14:45 Michael Hayden (NMSU): Disk Chemistry
14:45-15:05 Friedrich Anders (AIP):  Disk Chemistry
15:05-15:25 Barbara Pichardo (UNAM):  Galactic Disk Dynamics and Spiral Arms Models
15:25-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-16:15 Peter Frinchaboy (TCU): Open Clusters
16:15-16:35 Carlos Roman (UNAM-Ensenada): Young Clusters in APOGEE-2
16:35-16:55 Duy Nguyen (U.Toronto): Young Clusters in APOGEE-2
16:55-17:10 Carlos Allende Prieto (IAC): 3D corrections for the H band
17:10-17:25 David Nidever (U. Mich.): Tracing Milky Way Chemical Evolution with APOGEE Red Clump Stars


09:00-09:30 Luis Aguilar (UNAM-Ensenada): Gaia meets APOGEE: the beginning of a beautiful collaboration?
09:30-10:00 Margarita Rosado (UNAM): The Magellanic Clouds (Review)
10:00-10:15 Ricardo Carrera(IAC): The chemical enrichment history of the Magellanic Clouds.
10:15-10:30 David Nidever (U. Mich.): Exploring the Evolution of the Magellanic Clouds with APOGEE-2 and SMASH
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 Matt Shetrone (U.Texas):  Dwarf Galaxies Abundances with a 2.5m?
11:30-12:00 Nitya Kallivayalil (UVa): Streams and Halo Substructure (Review)
12:00-12:15 Armando Rojas (IA-UNAM): Moving groups in the Galactic halo as a diagnostic for triaxiality with APOGEE-2
12:15-12:35 Fred Hearty (PSU): Cadence observing with APOGEE-2  
12:35-12:55 Chad Bender (PSU):  Fundamental Measurements of M-dwarfs with APOGEE