First Astro-Grid Workshop
Computer Science, Queen's University Belfast
Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 January 2001
Presentations and Participants
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Update, 2013-04-6: original QUB [Queen's University Belfast]
links have been left on this page. Most of the information is still available
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Streaming video of all
presentations. Windows Media format. (The biggest file is
27MB, there are 14 files and all together it takes
299MB. Video stream is optimized for a 100 kbps network connection.)
- Presentations. (Mostly in PDF.)
Check here for talks, and for workshop reports.
Here is the
papers area. (Update 2013-04-06)
- Talks, followed by
Provisional Programme (Check the last update indicated.)
- About the Workshop,
Call for Participation,
Presentations, and information on logistics.
- Information on venue:
- Monday January 29, 09:00-17:00:
Bernard Crossland Building, School of Computer
Science, 18 Malone Road. Room 1.15 (up stairs from main entrance,
then to left). Available: OHP, PC attached to data projector. (For
the latter, it would be best if you have your presentation on a CD. If
so, you should check version compatibility beforehand if possible.
Attaching your own PC is also possible.)
- On Monday 29, it is hoped to record all sessions in streaming video
(Windows Media format, .asf), and make this available on the web afterwards.
- Monday evening, 19:30: dinner at Maloney's Restaurant, Malone Road.
- Tuesday morning, January 30, 09:00-12:30: Wellington Park Hotel,
Malone Road (across the street from Computer Science). Available: OHP
- Accommodations: please let
Sonia Katic, email@example.com know for what nights you need
accommodation, and the price category. Suggestion: there are quite a
number of Bed & Breakfast guest houses within (very) easy walking
distance. Prices: around GBP 30/night or less. The Tuesday morning
session will be in the
Wellington Park Hotel
and of course overnighting there is possible, or
Malone Lodge Hotel
about 100m away.
For these hotels, the cost is about GBP 75 per night.
Belfast city centre map.
More travel information,
including more maps, weather info, etc.
- Virtual Observatory session,
American Astronomical Society Meeting, San Diego,
Thursday January 11, 2001, 10:30.
Chair: Dr Ethan Schreier
Panel and open forum including NASA and NSF
representatives and European VO representatives.
Dr. Alex Szalay - The Virtual Observatory - Description and Background
(the NAS discussions, related community and IT/CS efforts)
Dr. George Djorgovski - Science Drivers for the Virtual Observatory
(what science is enabled)
Dr. Robert Hanisch - Technology Drivers for the Virtual Observatory
(what technology is required, how can it be implemented)
- Virtual Observatory session at NAM2001 in
Cambridge next Easter.
Statistical Challenges in Modern Astronomy III, Penn State University,
July 18-21 2001.
- ADA (Conferences - Mathematical
Methods - AM309), Astronomical Data Analysis conference, SPIE
Symposium, San Diego, July 29 - August 3, 2001. Call
for papers in PDF.
- ADASS 2001.
- 2001 May 27 - June 10, "New Astrophysics
and Cosmology with a Virtual Observatory" Workshop, Aspen.
Last update: 2001-4-13. Contact:
F. Murtagh, firstname.lastname@example.org