Current Agenda for CSIG ‘07
(August 13-17, 2007)

Monday, August 13, 2007

Day 1.

Introduction and Scientific Challenges

9:00 am

“Welcome & Introduction” (Dogan Seber, SDSC) (slides)

9:20 am

Enabling Discoveries in the Earth Sciences Through the Geosciences Network (GEON)” (Dogan Seber, SDSC) (slides)

10:20 am

Break

10:50 am

“Hands on GEON activities”  (Kai Lin, SDSC) (slides)

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:15 pm

“Cyberinfrastructure Efforts in Sciences and Engineering ” (Karan Bhatia, SDSC) (slides)

2:00 pm

 “Scope, Impact and Organization of the GEO community” (Randy Keller, U. Oklahoma) (slides)

2:45 pm

Break

3:15 pm

“Data Integration Challenges in the Earth Sciences” (Randy Keller, U. Oklahoma) (slides)

4:15 pm

“Long Term Data Preservation: An Introduction” (David Minor, SDSC) (slides)

5:00 pm

Instruction ends

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Day 2.

Service Oriented Architecture and Visualization

9:00 am

“Web Services, The Motivation”,  (Kai Lin, SDSC) ( slides | video )

10:15 am

Break

10:45 am

“Web Services, How to ”  (Sriram Krishnan, SDSC) ( slides | video )

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:15 pm

“Visualization for GeoScience”, (David Nadeau and John Moreland, SDSC) (slides)

2:30 pm

 Break

3:00 pm

“GEON IDV – 3D/4D Visualizations of Data from Distributed Sources” (Chuck Meertens/Stuart Wier, UNAVCO, Inc.) (slides)

5:00 pm

Instruction ends

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Day 3.

Science Application and Workflows

9:00 am

“PaleoIntegration Project” (Allister Rees, U. of Arizona) ( slides | video )

9:45 am

“Building Distributed Computational Environments:  A Case Study for Synthetic Seismogram Computations”   (Dogan Seber, SDSC) (slides)

10:30 am

Break

11:00 am

“GEON LiDAR Data Processing System” (Chris Crosby, ASU) ( slides | video )

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:15 pm

“Scientific Workflows – Theory” (Ilkay Altintas, SDSC) ( slides | video )

3:15 pm

 Break

3:45 pm

“Scientific Workflows – Hands-on exercises” (Ilkay Altintas, SDSC) ( slides | video )

5:00 pm

Instruction ends

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Day 4.

Community Uses of Geoinformatics, Teaching Geoinformatics

9:00 am

“GeoSciML:  Geosciences Markup Language” (Steve Richards, AZ State Geol. Survey) ( slides | video )

9:45am

“Semantic Data Integration and Ontologies” (Peter Fox, UCAR) (slides) | video )

10:45am

Break

11:00am

“Interoperability Developments at IRIS” (Tim Ahern, IRIS) ( slides | video )

11:45am

“HPC and Scientific Visualization at SCEC” (Phil Maechling, SCEC) (slides & supplements) | video

12:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

“Teaching Geoinformatics – A Computer Science Perspective” (Ann Gates, UTEP) ( slides | video )

2:30 pm

“Teaching Geoinformatics – A Geoscience Perspective” (Randy Keller, U. Oklahoma) ( slides | video )

3:30 pm

Break

4:00 pm

Open discussion on Developing Geoinformatics courses (Ann Gates, Randy Keller)

6:00 pm

RECEPTION AND DINNER, Great Hall, UCSD

Friday, August 17, 2007

Day 5.

Making Geoinformatics Resources Usable.  How to conduct usability studies

9:00 am

“Usability Studies  -- Building “usable” geoinformatics resources”
(Lynne Davis, DLESE) (slides & supplements) | ( video: part I | part II )

12:00 pm

Instruction ends, informal round table discussion encouraged.


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