Jimboree at MIT,
Thursday, June 17, 2010

8:30 - 9:00 ARRIVAL: Room 34-­101 (50 Vassar St.)
9:00 ­ 10:30 SESSION 1
Hammel, Heidi Introduction
Zalucha, Angela Spikes in Titan Occultation Light Curves: a Thorny Subject for a First-­year Grad Student
Person, Mike Hunting the Elusive KBO Occultations
Adams, Elisabeth Observations of Planets Crossing in Front of Stars from Three Continents
Harrington, Joe Occultations OF Planets BY Stars
Young, Eliot Diffraction and Refraction in Stellar Occultation Lightcurves
10:30 - 11:00 MORNING BREAK
11:00 ­ 12:15 SESSION 2
Zangari, Amanda Current Work in the Planetary Astronomy Lab
Rivkin, Andy Asteroid Observations from the Demon Astrograph to the HST
Turtle, Zibi Titan's Lakes and Meteorology by Cassini ISS
Olkin, Cathy All about Pluto
Benecchi, Susan Kuiper Belt Binaries
12:15 -­ 1:15 LUNCH (Tote­bag lunch provided)
1:15 ­ 2:45 SESSION 3
Hammel, Heidi From Wallace to Webb
Morgan, Ricky James Nanophotonics Hyperspectral Imager for Astronomy
Young, Leslie Pluto/Charon: Rewriting My Thesis with New Horizons
Rojas, Folkers WAOcam Engineering
Baron, Richard Renewable Energy Availability Prediction
DeBenedictis, Tim Astronomy on the iPhone
3:15 ­ 4:45 SESSION 4
Wiseman, Jennifer Comets, Congress, and Hubble: How Jim Inspired a Path of Discovery
Norman, Dara Galaxy and AGN Correlations: What They Tell Us About Galaxy Evolution
Roberge, Aki Debris Disks: The Late Stages of Planetary Formation
Salyk, Collette Spectroscopy of Protoplanetary Disks
Bandyopadhyay, Reba Hunting for Buried Treasure in the Galactic Center (a.k.a. Why Jim was Right)
Mink, Doug From Planets to Stars to Galaxies: Putting Things in Their Places
4:45 ­ 5:00 Jim's turn
5:00 ­ 6:30 Break Between Day Sessions and Dinner Reception
6:30 ­ 8:30 DINNER RECEPTION: Room 54-­923 (tallest building on campus)