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Fermi-VERITAS-HAWC
October 8-9, 2014 | Union South | Madison, WI 

Agenda

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

All sessions are in the Industry room on the third floor of Union South.

Project Updates

9:00

Fermi Update                        

Julie McEnery (GSFC)

9:30

VERITAS Update                    

Andrew W Smith (UMD/GSFC)

9:50

HAWC Update                        

Brenda Dingus (LANL)

Event Detection Overview

10:10

Event Detection with Fermi

Jeremy Perkins (GSFC)

10:25

Overview of VERITAS Data Reconstruction and Analysis

Jeff Grube (Adler)

10:45

Detecting Gamma-ray Sources with HAWC

Brian Baughman (UMD)

11:05 Break in Agriculture room

Analysis Topics 1

11:30

AGN Flare Follow-Up

Pepa Becerra  (CRESST/UMBC/GSFC)

11:50

Real-Time Alerts from the HAWC Online Flare Monitor

Tom Weisgarber (UW-Madison)

12:20

Measures of Variability for Extragalactic Objects

Jonathan Biteau (UCSC)

12:50 Lunch on your own

Analysis Topics 2

2:00

Search for Periodic Emission in TeV Sources with HAWC

Segev BenZvi (U Rochester)

2:20

Joint Studies of Galactic Sources

Nahee Park (U Chicago)

2:40

Eating Something Bigger Than Your Head: Toward Detecting Highly Extended Sources with VERITAS

Amanda Weinsten (ISU)

3:00 Break in Agriculture room

Analysis Topics 3

3:30

High Energy Sources in Fermi LAT

Marco Ajello (Clemson)

3:50

HAWC perspectives on the EBL using 1FHL sources

Alberto Caraminana (INAOE)

6:30 Dinner at Ristorante Cento 122 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Hands On Session 1

9:00

Current Status of HAWC Analysis

John Pretz (PSU)

9:20

VEGAS: VERITAS Gamma-ray Analysis Suite

Karlen Shahinyan (U Minn)

9:40

VERITAS and Gammalib

Hugh Dickinson (ISU)

10:00

Fermi GRB/Transient Tutorial

Veronique Pelassa (UAH)

10:20 Break in Agriculture room

Hands On Session 2

10:20

3ML + HAWC

Giacomo Vianello (Stanford)

12:30 Lunch on your own

Hands On Session 3

2:00

The HAWC-side of 3ML: A likelihood analysis framework

Robert Lauer (UNM)

2:30

Adding extended sources to the 3ML framework

Pat Harding (LANL)

2:50

Multi-mission likelihood: Source morphology

Michelle Hui (MTU)

3:10

Extended sources with HAWC

Hao Zhou (MTU)

3:30 Break in Agriculture room

Joint Project Updates

4:00

VERITAS Follow-up

Udara Abeysekara (UU)

4:20

VERITAS TAC Overview

Manel Errando (Columbia)

4:40 Open Discussion Topics