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Early 2017 - Date TBD; SLAC; Menlo Park, CA

The Data Science Fellowship Program (DSFP) is accepting applications for its second cohort of students -- the March 15th deadline for applications is coming up quickly. For more information, please visit the DSFP website; a direct link to the application is here.

13 February 2017; SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA

23-27 January 2017; California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

The second DSFP school will take place at Caltech in January. The program is a two-year training program for graduate students designed to teach skills required for LSST science that are not easily addressed by current astrophysics programs. 

LSSTC Support (year one of three year program): $145,448

The DSFP Fellows enjoyed some California sunshine while attending the Session 2 of the DFSP at Caltech in Pasadena the week of January 23, 2017.

3-7 January 2017 (workshop date TBD, likely 3 January); AAS 229 Meeting, Grapevine, TX

3 January 2017 1:00 - 5:00 pm; AAS 229 Meeting, Grapevine, TX

12-13 December 2016; Vina del Mar, Chile

1-2 December 2016; Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY

This workshop will focus on topics of making precision astronomical measurements of flux (photometry), position (astrometry) and shapes (weak lensing) with thick, deep-depleted CCD detectors. Impact of sensor related effects on the Dark Energy science will be addressed through presentations and discussions. More information...

LSSTC Support: $8,000

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