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2015 Pacific Research Platform Workshop Agenda and Presentations

by Molly Wofford published Nov 05, 2015 10:05 AM, last modified Nov 09, 2015 03:33 PM

Held October 14–16, 2015

The first PRP Workshop was held at UC San Diego's Qualcomm Institute brought together PRP stakeholders, including campus chief information officers and their staff, scientists and their technical staff, and the network architects and implementers from 20 regional institutions to discuss the opportunities and challenges for data-intensive collaborative science. Following is the final agenda of talks and PowerPoint presentations:


10:00 am – Opening Remarks
                   Larry Smarr, UCSD/Calit2

10:10 am – VCR/CIO Collaborations in UC
                   Sandra Brown, UC San Diego Vice Chancellor for Research

10:15 am – Overview of the Pacific Research Platform
                   Larry Smarr, PRP PrincipaI Investigator, Calit2

10:45 am – Panel Discussion (video begins at 30.06)
                   Greg Bell, ESnet Director
                   Louis Fox, CENIC CEO
                   Tom Andriola, UC Office of the President CIO
                   Amy Walton, PRP NSF Program Officer

12:00 pm – Lunch

Afternoon –  On Wednesday afternoon, workshop attendees were invited to participate in the San Diego Supercomputer Center's 30th Anniversary festivities,
which included the launching of Comet, its new petascale supercomputer.


9:45 am  – Registration

10:00 am – Opening remarks
                   Camille Crittenden, CITRIS

10:10 am – What is Science Engagement? A Summary & Introduction to Goals
                   Eli Dart, ESnet

10:30 am – Particle Physics Panel Discussion (moderator: Frank Würthwein,UCSD)
                   Jason Nielsen, UCSC
                   Owen Long, UC Riverside
                   Chris West, UC Santa Barbara
                   Maria Spiropolu, Caltech

11:15 am – Astronomy and Astrophysics (moderator: Michael Norman, SDSC)

                  POLARBEAR and Simons Array (video begins at 4.55)
                  Haruki Nishino, KEK (presented by Brian Keating, UC San Diego)

                  Telescope Surveys Team: LBNL (video begins at 17.40)
                   Peter Nugent, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

                  Gravitational Wave Astronomy Team (video begins at 30.55)
                  Jocelyn Read, CSU-Fullerton, (presented by Sharon Brunett, Caltech)

12:30 pm – Lunch

1:30 pm   – Biomedical Sciences Panel Discussion (moderator: Larry Smarr, UCSD/Calit2)
                  Microbiome and Integrative ‘Omics Team
                  Rob Knight, UC San Diego

                  A Multidimensional Approach to Multiple Sclerosis Pathogenesis
                  Sergio Baranzini, UC San Francisco

                  Enabling Genomic Big Data
                  JJ Garcia Luna, UC Santa Cruz (presented by Larry Smarr, UCSD/Calit2)

2:20 pm  – Earth Sciences Panel Discussion (moderator: Camille Crittenden, UC Berkeley)

                  Data Analysis and Simulation for Earthquakes and Natural Disasters
                  Frank McKenna, UC Berkeley, Pacific Earthquake Eng. Res. Center (PEER)

                  Climate Modeling
                  Eric Nienhouse, Natl. Center for Atmospheric Research/UCAR

                  Regional Climate Change Assessment
                  Dan Cayan, UCSD Scripps Institute of Oceanography

                  CO2 Subsurface Modeling
                  Christopher Paolini, San Diego State University

3:15 pm   – Break

3:30 pm   – Scalable Visualization, Virtual Reality, and Ultra-Resolution Video (moderator: Tom DeFanti, Qualcomm Institute)

                  Pacific Research Platform Scalable Visualization Team
                  Maxine Brown, University of Illinois, Chicago, with
                  Jason Leigh, University of Hawaii, Manoa

                  Cyberarchaeology and the PRP
                  Tom Levy, UC San Diego

                  Photorealistic Virtual Environments
                  Jürgen Schulze, UC San Diego

                   Enabling Data-driven Science in the Wild
                   Falko Kuester, UC San Diego

                  Game-based Virtual World
                  Walt Scacchi, UC Irvine

                  Security Autonomous Response with Programmable Networks
                  Cees de Laat, University of Amsterdam

4:30 pm   – Panel Discussion

5:15 pm  – Closing remarks

5:30 pm  – Workshop adjourned

6:00 pm – Dinner


7:45-8:30 am   – Breakfast, Registration

8:30-9:15 am   – End-to-End Technical Requirements (moderator: Frank Würthwein, UCSD)

9:15-10:15 am – The PRPv1 Architecture Model  (moderator: John Hess, CENIC)

                           Phil Papadopoulo, UC San Diego

                           UCSD's DMZ
                           Tom Hutton, UC San Diego

                           From the ESnet Point of View
                           Eli Dart, ESnet

                           From the HPR TAC Point of View
                           Erik McCroskey, UC Berkeley

10:15-10:45 am – Break

10:45-12:16 pm – Securing the PRPv1 (moderator: Eli Dart, ESnet)

                             Bruce Vincent, Stanford University

                             Security and the PRP
                             Michael Duff, Stanford University

                             Service Provider Group Framework
                             Leon Gommans, KLM and Cees De Laat, University of Amsterdam

                             Trust and File Systems
                             Rick Wagner, San Diego Supercomputer Center

                             PRPv1 Panel Discussion

                             Plan for next PRPv1 Tech Workshop: When, What, and Where
                             Tom DeFanti, UC San Diego

12:16-1:20 pm –  Lunch

1:20-3:00 pm  –   PRPv2 Architecture and Security (moderator: John Haskins, UCSC)

                            PRPv2: Read/Write abilities and general concepts
                            Phil Papadopoulos, UC San Diego

                            SDN over PacificWave
                            Darrell Newcomb, CENIC

                           Trusted Platform Modules for DTNs
                           John Graham, Qualcomm Institute

                           CILogon Authentication and TPM Certificate Encryption for Jupyterhub
                           Andrea Zonca, San Diego Supercomputer Center

                           IPv6 Security Concepts on PRPv2
                           Valerie Polichar, UC San Diego

                           PRPv2 Panel Discussion

3:10-3:30 pm –   Break

3:30-4:30 pm –   International Perspective (moderator: Joe Mambretti, Northwestern Univ.)

                           Software-defined Data Plane
                           Akihiro Nakao, University of Tokyo

                           KISTI KREONET
                           Min Sun Lee, KISTI, Korea

                           The Netherlands Perspective
                           Cees de Laat, University of Amsterdam

                           Research Future Networking
                           Leon Gommans, KLM

                           Concluding Remarks
                            Larry Smarr, UCSD/Calit2

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