IVOA Interoperability meeting

Dec 7-11, 2010: Nara, Japan



Local Organization

Please find detailed information at the meeting webpage.

Updates

Programme

Meeting Schedule: FINAL 20101202 UPDATED 20101206

  • Note: Interop will finish by noon on Sat 11 December
  • Note: New start time of 09.30 on Fri 10 December

Session Time Room Session Notes
Monday December 6 2010
  09.30-16.30 Asu-nara Room
Nikko Nara Hotel
IVOA TCG Meeting TCG
  17.0019.00 Asu-nara Room
Nikko Nara Hotel
IVOA Exec Meeting Exec + TCG
Tuesday December 7 2010
  10.0010.30 1+2 Registration  
1 10.3010.45 1+2 Welcome and Logistics TBD
10.4511.10 State of the IVOA Paolo Padovani
11.1012.00 State of the TCG (PDF, PPT) Christophe Arviset
12.0012.30 Committee on Science Priorities: Report Mark Allen
  12.3013.30 Lunch
2 13.30-14.30 1+2 Charge to Working Groups Plenary Session Agenda
14.3016.00 DAL-1  
3 Registry-1  
4 CSP CSP members only
  16.0016.30 Break
3 16.3018.00 1+2 Applications-1  
Wednesday December 8 2010
4 09.0010.30 1+2 Science-Cases: SED  
  10.3011.00 Group Photo & Break
5 11.0012.30 1+2 Science-Cases: ObsTAP, Target Search  
  12.3014.00 Lunch
6 14.0015.30 1+2 Reg/DAL Joint Session  
3 Theory-1  
4 DCP  
  15.3016.00 Break
7 16.0017.30 1+2 Applications-2  
Thursday December 9 2010
8 09.0010.30 3 DM-1  
  10.3011.00 Break
9 11.0012.30 3 DM-2  
4 GWS-1  
  12.3014.00 Lunch
  12.3014:00 Meeting Room 3 (2F) IVOA Exec Meeting Exec only
  18.30 Banquet Dinner: Kajika
Friday December 10 2010
10 09.3009.45 1+2 VOFrontrow: The Virtual Astronomical Observatory Bob Hanisch
09.4510.00 VOFrontrow: Report of the High Level Expert Group on Scientific Data Francoise Genova
10.0010.15 VOFrontrow: VAMDC Update and Status Asif Akram
10.1510.30 VOFrontrow: VO-science in the framework of the Consolider-GTC project Enrique Solano
  10.3011.00 Break
11 11.0012.30 1+2 Registry-2  
4 GWS-2  
3 Theory-2  
  12.3014.00 Lunch
12 14.0015.30 3 DAL-2  
4 Semantics  
  15.3016.00 Break
13 16.0017.30 3 VOevent  
4 Theory/DAL/Registry Joint Session  
Saturday December 11 2010
14 09.0011.00 1+2 WG/IG session summaries Plenary Session Agenda
11.00-11.20 Science Inputs: Assessment Paolo Padovani
11.2011.40 Closing Remarks Paolo Padovani

Meeting room and logistic information

  • The meeting will use rooms 1 through 4. Rooms 1 and 2 are located on the ground floor, and rooms 3 and 4 are on the first floor. The capacities are 108, 60, 108 and 60, respectively. Rooms 1 and 2 can be jointly used to accommodate 168 people. Rooms 3 and 4 can be jointly used, too. See the details from here: http://www.shinkokaido.jp/english/index.html
  • Plenary sessions will be held in the combined Room1+2
  • Lunches: the venue has a restaurant, there are also alternative options for lunch with in walking distance of the venue.
  • Note: the Exec and TCG meeting will be held at ASUNARA room in the Hotel Nikko Nara as the main venue is closed 6 Dec 2010.

  • ASUNARA Convention Room (Hotel Nikko Nara, 2nd Floor, West Exit of JR Nara Station), 8-1 Sanjo-Hommachi, Nara City, Nara 630-8122, Japan, Phone: +81 (0) 742 1525 or +81 (0) 742 35 8831

Hotel Booking Information

Visit at this page https://apollon.nta.co.jp/ivoa2010/

Banquet Information

The banquet will be held on December 9th at a Japanese restauraunt, Kajika ( http://www9.plala.or.jp/nara-kazika/, Japanese only !), with the fee of JPY 3000 (reduced from the former fee of JPY 6000).

Buses to and from the banquet venue are provided; the meeting point is the Lobby floor at the Nikko Nara Hotel, at 1800 hours. The buses are scheduled to leave the Nikko Nara hotel at 1815 hours.

Location Notes

The meeting will take place at the Nara Prefectural New Public Hall (http://www.shinkokaido.jp/english/index.html) which was constructed in 1987 in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Nara Prefecture. It is located in the center of Nara National Park, which is famous for its beauty and 1,200 tame deer.

Registration and Participants List

Registration can be made through https://apollon.nta.co.jp/ivoa2010/

and the list of participants can be found at http://jvo.nao.ac.jp/InterOpNara/list_latest.htm

Travel

Travel information can be found at http://jvo.nao.ac.jp/InterOpNara/venue-travel.html#travel

Electricity

100 V / 60 Hz, two pins (same as the US type)

Visas

If you need the entry visa to Japan, please contact Masatoshi Ohishi (masatoshi.ohishi@nao.ac.jp) IMMEDIATELY. The details of the Japanese visa, please visit at http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html .

ATMs

When you need cash in Japanese, it is suggested to visit at ''convenience stores'' such as 7-ELEVEN or LAWSON. More detailed information can be found at http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/arrange/essential/money.html . There are several ATM machines near the JR Nara station ( http://gis.e-map.ne.jp/standard/12300010/index.htm?id=000000011267921 ) and Kintetsu Nara station ( http://gis.e-map.ne.jp/standard/12300010/index.htm?id=000000152030012 ), and an ATM machine map for Lawson is found at http://www.lawson-atm.com/index.php?m=pc&a=shop_data&shop=3799 .


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