AstroGrid Leicester Workshop Wed 16th July 2008

Workshop Aim

This short demo/workshop will give participants a brief overview of the AstroGrid Virtual Observatory software (mainly VODesktop and python scripting) to help discover and work with astronomical data. The participants will get a brief overview of AstroGrid and are then welcome to try it out for themselves in a hands-on session, where they can try a number of examples and/or start their own project. Help will be provided by AstroGrid 'tutors'.

Leicester Workshop Agenda

Time What Presentation Speaker Comments
11.00 Tea/Coffee
11.30 Introduction & Demo: VODesktop 1.0 and helper applications + python scripting .pdf JonathanTedds  
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Hands-On Groups      
15.45 Feedback and Close
16.00 Tea/Coffee

Workshop Location

F10/11 Upstairs Meeting Rooms

Pre-Workshop Checklist

Pre-requistites for running AstroGrid software on your own laptop

AstroGrid Help Pages

Comprehensive AstroGrid help pages


Name Institute Group
JonathanTedds Leicester Tutor
GaryGilchrist Leicester Technical
CatherineQin Leicester Technical
NicholasWalton IoA, Cambridge Tutor
SilviaDalla UCLancs Tutor
JeffLusted Leicester Technical
MartinBarstow Leicester Participant
BobWarwick Leicester Participant
JohnPye Leicester Participant
GordonStewart Leicester Participant
PaulOBrien Leicester Participant
AndyBeardmore Leicester Participant
KlaasWiersema Leicester Participant
RobertoDellaCeca Brera Participant
RhaanaStarling Leicester Participant
FrankSpaan Leicester Participant
AndrewRead Leicester Participant
RichardOwen Leicester Participant
DavidBaker Leicester Participant
JamesDuke Leicester Participant
AgneseDelMoro Leicester Participant
FrancescaFaedi Leicester Participant

and around 20 others!

Local Network Information

Internet access

Internet access will be via a wired connection - cables for this will be provided for your laptops

-- JonathanTedds - 16 July 2008

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