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CoSADIE - Collaborative and Sustainable Astronomical Data Infrastructure for Europe

Third Technology Forum

12-13 March 2014, Trieste, Italy

The Third CoSADIE Technology Forum will be held in Trieste, Italy, in the premises of the Villa Bazzoni site of the INAF-OATs (check how to reach it in the Other Information section).

It will be preceded by a splinter meeting on Theory which will be held 10 March - 11 March.

The Technology Forum itself will be held 12 - 13 March.

Meeting objectives

Information and exchange on VO technology development in European teams. We will discuss current hot topics related to the IVOA including airing some new proposals as well as co-ordinating our input to the forthcoming Interop in May.

Preliminary schedule

Time Presenter Title Link
  Wednesday 12th March 2014
09:30 Keith Noddle Welcome pdf
09:45 Mark Allen State of the Project pdf
10:30 Mark Allen Multi-dimensional Data IVOA Priority Area pdf
11:00 Break
11:30 Markus Demleitner DC Census notes
11:40 Nicolas Moreau VAMDC : software / portal pdf
12:00 Andre Schaaff CDS and IVOA GWS News pdf - SkyTouch demo
12:20 Massimo Ramella WP4 Update pptx
12:40 Giulia Iafrate / Marco Molinaro IVOA Note on Edu-IG & SVN repo for tutorials pdf
13:00 Lunch (on site)
14:00 Markus Demleitner Datalink notes
14:20 Mark Taylor TOPCAT latest pdf
14:50 Margarida Castro Neves New tech in SPLAT: Obscore and Datalink Echelle notes
15:20 Carlo Maria Zwolf PDL Workflow  
15:40 Francesco Cepparo VESPA application for edu service publishing pdf
16:00 Break
16:30 François Bonnarel Cube and Image DAL protocols and ImageDM status and progress pdf
  The following talks moved to Day To
16:50 Norman Gray Assigning UCDs using machine learning pdf
17:10 Kristin Riebe Database and VO developments at AIP pdf
17:30 Marco Molinaro Via Lactea (EU-FP7 project) pdf
17:50 Close
20:00 Dinner (Da Angelina)
  Thursday 13th March 2014
09:30 Keith Noddle Welcome  
09:35 Dave Morris TAP Questions pdf
09:35 Mark Taylor Code Signing pdf
11:00 Break
11:30 Marco Molinaro Theory Splinter Summary pdf
11:40 Paul Harrison IVOA software repository pdf
12:00 All Hack-a-thon odt
13:00 Lunch (on site)
14:00 All Hack-a-thon  
16:00 Break
16:30 Keith Noddle (lead) Plans for May Interop  
17:00 Close


Name Institute Theory Splinter (Mon/Tue) Dinner (Weds) Weds Thurs
AndreSchaaff CDS N Y Y Y
Fabio Pasian INAF-OATs N Y Y am
Massimo Ramella INAF-OATs N Y Y Y
Giulia Iafrate INAF-OATs N Y Y Y
Marco Molinaro INAF-OATs Y Y Y Y
Francesco Cepparo INAF-OATs N N Y Y
Pietro Apollo INAF-OATs N N Y Y
Markus Demleitner UHEI/GAVO Y Y Y Y
Sebastien Derriere CDS N N N N
Paul Harrison JBO Tue Y Y am
José Manuel Alacid CAB (SVO) Y Y Y Y
Francois Bonnarel CDS N Y Y am
Mark Taylor Bristol N Y Y Y
Dave Morris Edinburgh N Y Y Y
Keith Noddle Edinburgh N Y Y Y
Stelios Voutsinas Edinburgh N Y Y Y
Mark Allen CDS N Y Y am
Margarida Castro Neves UHEI/GAVO N Y Y Y
Norman Gray Glasgow, UK Y Y Y Y
Kristin Riebe Potsdam, DE Y Y Y Y


Please book your hotel rooms. The Villa Bazzoni and Castello Basevi sites of the INAF-OATs are uphill the San Giusto Castle hill, 10-15 minutes walks from Trieste city center where most hotels and restaurants are located. We suggest to book your hotel at downtown sea level and get to the meeting site on foot or by bus. Suggested hotels are:

  • Hotel Impero, near the train station, 30 min. walk from the Observatory, but near convenient bus stops (n. 1 or 15 & 16)
  • Hotel Città di Parenzo, at S.Giusto hill base, 20 min. walk or bus n. 15 & 16
  • Hotel Continentale, a little more expensive, 20 min. walk or bus 15-16

Other hotels and accommodation can be found at the Turismo FVG Accommodation page (choose Trieste and Karst as area and Trieste as locality, have a look at the map here below for suitable hotel locations). If you need further help or assistance feel free to contact Marco Molinaro ( molinaro [at] oats [dot] inaf [dot] it ).

Other information

Lunches on the 12th and 13th will be provided on site (buffet lunch). A Forum Dinner (free of cost for the participants) will take place the evening of Wednesday the 12th at the Buffet da Angelina. Please provide Marco Molinaro with dietary requests.
A small map and some directions to reach INAF-OATs can be found here. It contains some info on how to reach Trieste by plane and how to get from the airport to the city itself. Apart the mentioned APT 51 line and taxi you can try the Science-Bus shuttle service (about 20 € per person per ride). Below a Google Map with some more information on meeting location, hotels and buses. You may also find it useful the Trieste local transport web site, Trieste Trasporti, even if, unfortunately, it is in italian only.

Larger CoSADIE Tech Forum III map

-- KeithNoddle - 2014-01-08

Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
PDFpdf 2014-03-CoSADIE.pdf manage 61.4 K 2014-03-12 - 12:38 KeithNoddle Intro slides
PDFpdf 2014_03_12_vamdc_cosadie_forum.pdf manage 521.8 K 2014-03-12 - 13:16 KeithNoddle VAMDC
PDFpdf AIP-DBVODevelopments.pdf manage 1571.6 K 2014-03-12 - 13:02 KristinRiebe Talk by Kristin on AIP developments
PDFpdf CoSADIE-Trieste-CDS-GWS-AS.pdf manage 2582.7 K 2014-03-12 - 13:32 AndreSchaaff  
PDFpdf CoSADIE_Project_Status.pdf manage 105.3 K 2014-03-12 - 17:49 MarkAllen  
PDFpdf IVOA_Codebase.pdf manage 2046.8 K 2014-03-13 - 10:26 PaulHarrison IVOA Codebase presentation
PDFpdf MMolinaro_vialactea.pdf manage 334.1 K 2014-03-13 - 12:35 MarcoMolinaro  
PDFpdf MolinaroIafrate_NoteRepo.pdf manage 369.8 K 2014-03-12 - 18:08 MarcoMolinaro Edu Note and SVN repo
Unknown file formatodt ProvenanceTrieste.odt manage 17.6 K 2014-03-14 - 17:46 FrancoisBonnarel Minutes of Hackathon session on Provenance data model
PDFpdf TheorySplinterSummary.pdf manage 189.9 K 2014-03-13 - 12:35 MarcoMolinaro  
PDFpdf Trieste14.pdf manage 1388.4 K 2014-03-14 - 16:34 FrancoisBonnarel IVOA Cube access: march 2014 status
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PDFpdf census.pdf manage 1402.9 K 2014-03-12 - 18:15 MarkusDemleitner  
PDFpdf codesign.pdf manage 50.8 K 2014-03-13 - 10:34 MarkTaylor  
PDFpdf datalink_md.pdf manage 388.1 K 2014-03-12 - 18:15 MarkusDemleitner  
PDFpdf echelle_interjection.pdf manage 929.7 K 2014-03-12 - 18:15 MarkusDemleitner  
PDFpdf ivoa-tap-20140313.pdf manage 29.2 K 2014-03-13 - 12:33 DaveMorris TAP questions
PDFpdf multi_d_trieste.pdf manage 2861.8 K 2014-03-12 - 17:54 MarkAllen  
PDFpdf talk-gray-ucd.pdf manage 481.5 K 2014-03-13 - 11:16 NormanGray  
PDFpdf topcat.pdf manage 179.5 K 2014-03-12 - 16:55 MarkTaylor topcat latest presentation
PDFpdf vespa-presentation.pdf manage 492.8 K 2014-03-14 - 08:48 MarcoMolinaro  
Topic revision: r70 - 2014-03-14 - FrancoisBonnarel
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