PRAGMA 13  |  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  | September 23 - 25th

PRAGMA 13 Workshop Agenda

PRAGMA Engagements in CyberInfrastructure

This is the preliminary agenda for the PRAGMA 13 workshop; it is subject to changes and will be finalized closer to the event.

All events (unless otherwise noted):
NCSA Building
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1205 W. Clark St., Urbana, IL

Sunday, September 23
6:30 pm
Welcome Reception and Dinner
Hawthorne Suites Hotel, White Oaks Room
Monday, September 24
8:30 am
9:00 am
Welcome address
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:
Radha Nandkumar, PRAGMA 13 General Chair
Thom Dunning, Director, NCSA and IACAT
Richard Herman, Chancellor

William Brustein, Associate Provost, International Affairs
Peter Arzberger, UCSD, PRAGMA PI
Fang-Pang Lin, NCHC, Taiwan, PRAGMA 14 chair and PRAGMA 13 co-chair
Danny Powell, NCSA, PRAGMA 13 co-chair
Piyawut (Joe) Srichaikul, NECTEC, Thailand, PRAGMA 13 co-chair
NCSA Auditorium
9:15 am
Updates since PRAGMA 12
Dr. Peter Arzberger, PRAGMA chair
NCSA Auditorium
9:45 am
Thom Dunning, NCSA Director
NCSA Auditorium
10:45 am
Coffee/tea break
11:00 am
Working group updates
Session chair: Radha Nandkumar
Resources: Mason Katz
Telesciences: Fang-Pang Lin
Biosciences: Wilfred Li
Geosciences: Ryosuke Nakamura
NCSA Auditorium
Group photo

1:30 pm
Breakout sessions for working groups
Resources (NCSA Auditorium)
Telesciences (Room 1040)
Biosciences (Room 1030)
Geosciences (Room 1104)
3:30 pm
Coffee/tea break
3:45 pm
Demo Session 1
Chairs: Yoshio Tanaka and Putchung Uthayopas
  • Introduction to Demo session
  • X-SIGMA Demonstration
  • CSF4 Meta-Scheduler
  • Account management using GAMA and VOMS
  • Amber 8 on PRAGMA Gfarm Datagrid
NCSA Auditorium
5:15 pm
Chair: Piyawut (Joe) Srichaikul
Presentation by new PRAGMA members
NCSA Auditorium
6:00 pm
NCSA Auditorium
7:00 pm
Dinner and poster session
Chairs: Peter Bajcsy, NCSA, and Habibah Wahab
Tuesday, September 25
8:30 am
Status update
NCSA Auditorium
8:45 am
Invited Talk: Grid enabling 'real' science and engineering using the Nimrod tool set
David Abramson, Monash University, Australia
NCSA Auditorium
9:30 am
Demo Session 2
Chair: Yoshio Tanaka, Japan
  • The Avian Flu Grid project
  • CSE-Online with PRAGMA and Thailand National Grid
10:10 am
Cofee/tea break
10:30 am
Demo Session 3
Chair: Yoshio Tanaka, Japan
  • 3D High-Resolution GIS Taiwan Platform
  • Prompt satellite image processing on GEO Grid portal
  • Data Management at Kenting's Underwater Ecological Observatory
  • GEON: Networking Indian Geoscience Community through iGEON
  • Summary of the experiences learned from the demo

Tour of NCSA Machine Room, Advanced Computing Building (Groups of 30)
PRAGMA steering committee meeting (Room 1104)
2:00 pm
Breakout sessions for working group
Resources (NCSA Auditorium)
Telesciences (Room 1040)
Biosciences (Room 1030)
Geosciences (Room 1104)
3:30 pm
Coffee/tea break

Poster session
3:45 pm
Chair: Peter Arzberger, USA
Working group updates/discussion

Summary of executive committee meeting
NCSA Auditorium
5:00 pm
Wrap up

Welcome by PRAGMA 14 organizers
NCSA Auditorium
5:15 pm
Transportation to dinner will be provided
5:30 pm
Joint PRAGMA 13 workshop and Advanced Computing Applications and Technologies Institute dinner
Levis Faculty Center
7:00 pm
Transportation to the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts will be provided
7:30 pm
Entertainment at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

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