Date: September 1st, 2003 (Before the Regular Science Sessions at the 2003 DPS meeting. The workshop will start promptly at 1pm in the Redwood II room of the Double Tree Hotel in Monetery, CA. For details, please visit the official DPS site). On the day of the workshop, please call me at (626)-319-0986, in case of a last minute change.
The program and a list of participants are now available. If you are still interested in contributing to this workshop, please contact Asantha Cooray (firstname.lastname@example.org).
1:10 - 1:30 Formation of KBOs and expectations for their size distributions- Re'em Sari (Caltech) Power Point file
1:35 - 2:05 Review of Observational Results from the Deep Ecliptic Survey and others - Marc Buie (Lowell)
2:10 - 2:35 Kuiper Belt Occultation Experiments: Expectations for Dynamical Models of the Outer Solar System - Joe Hahn (LPI)
2:40 - 2:55 Targeted Occultations Studies (with SOFIA and Ground Based Telescopes) - Mike Person (MIT) Power Point file
2:55 - 3:10 Astrometric Issues Related to KBO Occultations - Larry Wasserman (Lowell) Power Point file
3:10 - 3:25 Report from the Oort Cloud - Luke Dones (SWRI) Power Point file
3:45 - 4:15 Campaign of research of small Kuiper Belt objects by stellar occultations - Francoise Roques (Obs. Paris) Power Point file
4:15 - 4:45 Current Blind-field Searches: TAOS - Matt Lehner (UPenn)
4:45 - 5:10 Beyond TAOS: Future Blind-field Surveys - Charles Alcock (UPenn) Power Point file
5:10 - 6:00 Open Discussion: Future directions (related to both ground-based and space-based attempts)