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AstroGrid Project Meeting #7 :

14-15 December 2004 at the National eScience Centre, 15, South College Street, Edinburgh, UK


Meeting registration is available through the NeSC site at

Agenda and Presentations

20041111: Day One agenda final, Day Two agenda provisional

Tues 14 Dec 2004
10.00 - 10.30 COFFEE & Registration  
10.30 Welcome & Meeting Goals Lawrence
10.40 State of the AstroGrid Lawrence
11.00 Science and the AstroGrid Walton
11.10 The National Grid Service Geddes
11.20 GridPP: solutions for the HEP community Doyle
11.40 The AstroGrid Framework: An Overview Linde
12.00 Constructing AstroGrid: Technical Overview Noddle
12.20 AstroGrid: Documenting the system architecture Rixon
12.30 - 13.30 LUNCH
13.30 The AstroGrid Release 1 Walton
  Science Demo 1: Extra-Galactic Walton
13.45 Science Demo 2: Galactic Richards
14.00 Science Demo 3: Solar Dalla
14.15 Tech detail 1: Registry Benson
14.30 Tech detail 2: Data Access Hill
14.45 TEA  
15.15 Tech presentation 3: Common Execution Architecture Harrison
15.30 Tech presentation 4: Job Execution Lusted
15.45 Tech presentation 5: Workflow Winstanley
16.00 AstroGrid and the AVO/Euro-VO Lawrence
16.20 Into deployment: planning for AstroGrid-2 Linde
16.40 Discussion and Summary Lawrence
17.10 Close day one  
Weds 15 Dec 2004
09:30 Introduction to Day 2 Linde/Noddle
10:00 Architecture - Introduction Rixon
10:30 Architecture - Breakout - 3 groups group leads
11:00 - 11.30 COFFEE  
11:30 Architecture - Breakout cont. group leads
13:00 LUNCH  
14:00 Architecture - Breakout reports & discussion group leads
14:45 Architecture - Summary Rixon
15:15 Conclusion Lawrence
15:30 Close day two


Title Author File Comments
Project Status AndyLawrence [ppt] final
AstroGrid Framework TonyLinde [ppt], [pdf] final
Tech Overview KeithNoddle [[pdf] final
AstroGrid architecture: summary for partners GuyRixon [ppt] final
Science and the AstroGrid NicholasWalton [sxi] [ppt] [pdf] final
Science Demos NicholasWalton, SilviaDalla, AnitaRichards [sxi] [pdf] final
AG2 Planning TonyLinde [ppt], [pdf] final
Euro-VO and VOTECH AndyLawrence [ppt] final
Workflow in Astrogrid JeffLusted [ppt] final
CEA Overview and Demo PaulHarrison [ppt] final
Scripting Astrogrid NoelWinstanley [pdf] final
Datacenters MartinHill [ppt] final
Architecture Data Breakout MartinHill [ppt] final
Architecture Presentation Breakout JeffLusted [ppt] final
Architecture: External Breakout PeterAllan [ppt] [doc] (notes from Ian McCrea) final


Meeting Equipment

A full range of projection and internet connectivity will be provided.


The meeting will take place at the National eScience Centre, in Edinburgh, UK. Location details are available linked from

Travel and Weather

The meeting takes place in central Edinburgh.

The BBC weather site has the 5 day look ahead forecast for Edinburgh.


Accommodation will be reserved for you when you register.

Acommodation queries.

Please contact the NeSC directly with accommodation queries.

Workshop Dinner

There will be a conference dinner on the evening of 14 December 2004. Please indicate, when you register, whether or not you will attend this.

-- NicholasWalton - 10 Oct 2004

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