ADASS XXII University of Illinois
November 4-8, 2012
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ADASS XXII Conference

Conference Schedule

Sunday -- Registration, Tours, Tutorials, and Reception
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Sunday, 4 November 2012
13:30-18:30 Registration in the Lobby
14:00-17:00 Tour of the National Petascale Computing Facility and Blue Waters
15:00-18:00 Tutorial Ivan Zolotukhin and Igor Chilingarian How VO gets richer and helps solving fundamental problems of extragalactic astrophysics
18:30-20:00 Opening Reception
Monday, 5 November 2012
8:00 Registration Reopens in the Lobby
9:00 Welcome address
9:30-10:30 Session 1
Extreme-scale Computing
Moderator: Carlos Gabriel Location: Illinois Ballroom
9:30 Invited Alex Szalay Extreme Data-Intensive Computing in Astrophysics
10:00 Invited Thom Dunning The Future of Extreme-Scale Computing
10:30-11:30
Coffee Break and Demo/Poster Session Location: Chancellor Ballroom
10:45 Focus Michael Fitzpatrick VO Desktop Tools: IRAF, Command-line Tasks and Python
11:30-12:30 Session 2
Large Ground Based Observatories and Telescope Arrays
Moderator: Nuria Lorente Location: Illinois Ballroom
11:30 Invited Tim Cornwell Meeting the challenge of Square Kilometre Array data processing
12:00 Oral Richard Baxter MEQtrees Framework
12:15 Oral Oscar Martinez Rubi LEDDB: LOFAR Epoch of Reionization Diagnostic Database
12:30-14:00
Lunch Location: Quad Room
14:00-15:00 Session 3
Community Development
Moderator: Ray Plante Location: Illinois Ballroom
14:00 Oral Robert Brunner Practical Informatics: Training the Next Generation
14:15 Oral Robert Mann Astronomy and Computing: a New Journal for the Astronomical Computing Community
14:30 Oral Eric Jeschke Introducing the Ginga FITS Viewer and Toolkit
14:45 Oral William Roby Using Firefly Tools to Enhance Archive Web Pages
15:00-16:00
Coffee Break and Demo/Poster Session Location: Chancellor Ballroom
15:15 Focus Amit Kapadia astrojs - JavaScript Libraries for Astronomy
16:00-16:45 Session 4
Advances in Algorithms
Moderator: Betty Stobie Location: Illinois Ballroom
16:00 Oral Seo-Won Chang Improvement of Time-Series Photometry Based on Multi-Aperture Indexing and Spatiotemporal De-trending
16:15 Oral Scott J. Badenhorst Acceleration of Automated HI Source Extraction
16:30 Oral Warren Hack DrizzlePac: Managing Multi-component WCS solutions for HST Data
17:00-18:30 Birds of a Feather Sessions
parallel BoF Location:
Illinois Ballroom
Bring out your codes! Bring out your codes! (Increasing Software Visibility and Re-use)
parallel BoF Location: Humanities Room FITS
Tuesday, 6 November 2012
9:00-10:15 Session 5
Service-oriented Processing and Analysis
Moderator: Daniel Egret Location: Illinois Ballroom
9:00 Invited Ken Glotfelty
9:30 Oral Sebastien Foucaud The Taiwan Extragalactic Astronomical Data Center
9:45 Oral Arvind Gopu Framework for a Web-browser and AMQP messaging based Interactive Astronomy Data Analysis
10:00 Oral Satoshi Eguchi Prototype Implementation of Web and Desktop Applications for ALMA Science Verification Data and the Lessons Learned
10:15-11:15
Coffee Break and Demo/Poster Session Location: Chancellor Ballroom
11:15-12:30 Session 6
Large Ground Based Observatories and Telescope Arrays
Moderator: Tadafumi Takata Location: Illinois Ballroom
11:15 Invited Robert Patterson Cinematic Visualization of Astronomy and Astrophysics for Public Outreach
11:45 Oral Michael Wise The LOFAR Data System: An Integrated Observing, Processing, and Archiving Facility
12:00 Oral Stewart Williams Spectral Line Selection in the ALMA Observing Tool
12:15 Oral Gergely Csépány Design Concepts of the "Fly's Eye" All-Sky Camera System
12:30-14:00
Lunch Location: Quad Room
14:00-14:30 Session 7.1
Enabling Large Catalog Research
Moderator: Daniel Durand Location: Illinois Ballroom
14:00 Oral Steve Lubow Hubble Source Catalog
14:15 Oral Matias Carrasco Kind Implementing Probabilistic Photometric Redshifts
14:30-15:00 Session 7.2
Enabling Transient Research
Moderator: Daniel Durand Location: Illinois Ballroom
14:30 Oral Alexei Pozenenko Searching for secondary photometric standards for wide FOV and fast transients observations
14:45 Oral Andrea Bulgarelli AGILE/GRID science alert monitoring system: the workflow and the Crab flare case
15:00-16:00
Coffee Break and Demo/Poster Session Location: Chancellor Ballroom
15:15 Focus Dan Burger Filtergraph: A Flexible Web Application for Instant Data Visualization of Astronomy Datasets
16:00-16:45 Session 8
Visualization and Software for EPO and Public Affairs
Moderator: Tony Krueger Location: Illinois Ballroom
16:00 Invited Robert Hurt AstroPix and the Role of Metadata in Outreach Imagery
16:30 Oral Pietro Massimino SpaceMission - Learning Astrophysics through Mobile Gaming
20:00 Banquet
Wednesday, 7 November 2012
9:00-9:45 Session 9
Computing for the Solar System
Moderator: Christian Veillet Location: Illinois Ballroom
9:00 Invited Zhong Liu
9:30 Invited JJ Kavalaars Moving Source Detection: Science from the VO
10:00-11:00
Coffee Break and Demo/Poster Session Location: Chancellor Ballroom
10:15 Focus Nick Ball CANFAR + Skytree: A Cloud Computing and Data Mining System for Astronomy
11:00-12:00 Session 10
Extreme-scale Computing -- GPUs
Moderator: Keith Shortridge Location: Illinois Ballroom
11:00 Invited Wen-Mei Hwu Meeting the Many-core Parallel Programming Scalability Challenge
11:30 Oral Christopher Laidler GPU-accelerated Sinusoidal Hough Transformations to Detect Binary Pulsars
11:45 Oral Craig Warner Redefining the Data Pipeline Using GPUs
12:30-14:00
Lunch Location: Quad Room
14:00-15:00 Session 11
Extreme-scale Computing -- Clouds
Moderator: Arnold Rots Location: Illinois Ballroom
14:00 Oral Reza Farivar Cloud based processing of large photometric surveys
14:15 Oral Bruce Berriman A Tale of 160 Scientists, Three Applications, A Workshop, and A Cloud
14:30 Oral Sebastien Fabbro Delivering Astronomy Software with Minimal User Maintenance
14:45 Oral Nicolas Kamennoff Development of a Astrophysical Specific Language for Big Data Computation
15:00-16:00
Coffee Break and Demo/Poster Session Location: Chancellor Ballroom
16:00-17:00 Session 12
Astronomy Apps for Handheld Devices
Moderator: Harry Teplitz Location: Illinois Ballroom
16:00 Invited Matthew Schnepps Using an iPad App Reverses Tenacious Misconceptions About the Scale of Space
16:30 Oral Andre Schaaff Feedback About Astronomical Application Developements for Mobile Devices
16:45 Oral Alessandro Costa VisIVO: a Web-based, Workflow-enabled Gateway for Astrophysical Visualization
17:15-18:45 Birds of a Feather Sessions
parallel BoF Location:
Illinois Ballroom
Application Interoperability with SAMP
parallel BoF Location: Humanities Room Major Instrumentation at Ground-based Observatories: Software systems, Data & Metadata
Thursday, 8 November 2012
9:00-10:15 Session 13
Enhancing Science Return with Scientific Archives
Moderator: Daniel Devost Location: Illinois Ballroom
9:00 Invited Pedro Osuna Enhancing Science Return with Scientific Archives
9:30 Oral Pierre Fernique HEALPix based cross-correlation in Astronomy
9:45 Oral Harry Teplitz Enhancing Science During the Rapid Expansion of IRSA
10:00 Oral Erik Tollerud The Astropy Project: A Community Python Library for Astrophysics
10:15-10:45
Coffee Break and Demo/Poster Session Location: Chancellor Ballroom
10:45-11:45 Session 14
Challenges of Modern Arhives
Moderator: Arnold Rots Location: Illinois Ballroom
10:45 Oral Stephan Ott Herschel Data Processing Development – 10 Years After
11:00 Oral Cristina Knapic Full-tolerance Archiving System
11:15 Oral Jonas Haase How to Transplant a Large Archive
11:30 Oral Sherry Winkelman An Observation-Centric View of the Chandra Data Archive
11:45 Closing Remarks
12:00-14:00 "Grab-and-Go" Lunch