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LIGO Scientific Collaboration Meeting
17-20 March, 2003
Livingston, LA

Draft Program
[13 March]


Monday, 17 March
08:00 Rooms available for ad-hoc meetings
08:30 Registration
  Meeting of the LIGO I Collaboration
09:00 Individual Upper Limit Group meetings
10:30 Break
12:00 Lunch
  Closed Session for LIGO I Collaboration
13:30 Presentation by Stochastic Group
14:30 Presentation by Reviewers of Stochastic Papers
14:40 Open Discussion of Stochastic Papers
15:30 Break
16:00 Presentation by Inspiral Group
17:00 Presentation by Reviewers of Inspiral Paper
17:10 Open Discussion of Inspiral Paper
18:00 Adjourn
   
Tuesday, 18 March
08:00 Registration
  Plenary Meeting of the LSC
08:30 Organisation and Announcements
08:45 State of the LIGO Project
Gary Sanders, Barry Barish
09:15 State of the Collaboration and Plans for the Meeting
Rainer Weiss
09:30 State of the LSC Data Analysis Activities and Software
Alan Wiseman, Albert Lazzarini
09:45 Report on S2
Stan Whitcomb, Keith Riles
10:00 Break
10:15 LIGO Commissioning Update
Peter Fritschel, Nergis Mavalvala, Daniel Sigg
10:35 U. of Rochester Application for LSC Membership
Adrian Melissinos
10:50 Trinity U. Application for LSC Membership
Dennis Ugolini
11:05 Planning for Advanced LIGO
David Shoemaker, Dennis Coyne
11:30 The View from NSF
Beverly Berger, Thomas Lucatorto
12:00 Lunch
13:15 LSC Committee Meetings
15:00 Break
15:15 LSC Committee Meetings
  Closed Session for LIGO I Collaboration
17:00 Presentation by Pulsar/CW Group
18:00 Presentation by Reviewers of Pulsar/CW Paper
18:10 Open Discussion of Pulsar/CW Paper
19:00 LSC Dinner
   
Wednesday, 19 March
08:00 Business Meeting of the LSC Council
Report from Nomination Committee on Election for Spokesperson
Gary Sanders
Paper Ballot Vote on New Member Applications
09:00 LSC Committee Meetings
10:30 Break
10:45 LSC Committee Meetings
12:00 Lunch
13:15 LSC Committee Meetings
15:45 Break
  Closed Sessions for LIGO I Collaboration
16:00 Presentation by Burst Group
17:00 Presentation by Reviewers of Burst Paper
17:10 Open Discussion of Burst Paper
18:00 Adjourn
19:00 Executive Committee Supper [Baton Rouge]
   
Thursday, 20 March
08:00 LSC Committee Meetings
09:45 Break
10:00 LSC Committee Meetings
12:00 Lunch
  Plenary Meeting
13:15 Reports from the LSC Committees
14:15 Open Meeting Ends
  Closed Session for LIGO I Collaboration
14:30 Final Meetings on the LSC Upper Limit Papers
18:00 Meeting Ends