IVOA Interoperability September 2007
27-28 Sept 2007: IoA, Cambridge, UK
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This meeting is aimed at making significant progress in generating new standards powering the development of the world wide Virtual Observatory initiatives.
The meeting will take place in and around the IoA
, Cambridge, utilising meeting rooms in the Hoyle and Observatory buildings. The meeting directly follows the ADASS meeting being held in London 23-26 Sep 2007 - see the ADASS page at http://www.adass.org:8080/Conferences/2007/Venue/
Please note: leads of the Work Groups are responsible for organizing the presentations and discussions in their sessions. Each WG lead should appoint someone as secretary to take notes during their session.
The meeting will begin at 10.00 on the Thurs and close at 16.15 on the Friday.
Lunch is available outside the Lecture Theatre
Tea & Coffee breaks are outside the lecture theatre.
Note: the wireless is an open network - just connect - the ESSID in all locations is 'interop' in all four locations.
|| internet? and type
|| Sackler Lecture Theatre (in Hoyle Building)
|| Hoyle Committee Room (in Hoyle Building)
|| Observatory Meeting Room (in Observatory Building)
|| Earth Science Meeting Room (in Earth Sciences)
|| 2 min walk
The organisers for the meeting and the contents of each of the working group activities are listed below.
IVOA Exec Meeting
There will be an Exec meeting
So that we can keep track of numbers could you please register at http://astrogrid.ast.cam.ac.uk/ivoa-ws-sep-2007/regform.html
Registration closes Thursday 6 September 2007
There will be no registration charge.
Lunch will be provided on each day as will tea and coffee at the morning/afternoon breaks.
gives current list of people signed up to come.
Full details will be provided here. But it is anticipated that wireless networking will be available in most or all of the meeting rooms. Digital projectors and OHPs will be provided, together with items such as flip charts.
There will be no formal workshop dinner at this meeting (most of you will already have enjoyed a dinner at the ADASS!). Thus please take the opportunity to explore Cambridge. Check the Cambridge wikipedia page
for some hints.
Travel and Weather
Information as to how to get to the IoA
can be found at http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/contact/map/
The latest weather forecast for Cambridge
from the BBC Weather Office
Tourist Information and What's On in Cambridge
It would be good if you could arrange your own accomodation if needed for this meeting. The Cambridge tourist office has an extensive accommodation page
. Cambridge hotels
are also listed - the Cambridge Lodge Hotel is the closest to the IoA
- a 10 minute walk.
Further information and a booking facility can be found at http://www.a1tourism.com/uk/cambridge.html
The University of Cambridge have preferential rates at The Arundel, The Cambridge Lodge, De Vere University Arms, and the Royal Cambridge Hotel. When booking please mention that you are visiting the University of Cambridge. The discounts offered seem to vary depending on how busy the hotel in question is at the time.
University Accommodation: New Hall
We have reserved a small number of rooms at New Hall College (a short walk from the IoA
). These are at UKP 64.50/night/ single room (UKP 67 incl handling costs) with breakfast and are ensuite. (Twin rooms are en suite and UKP 97.50/night (UKP 102 incl handling costs). If you wish to reserve one please could you do this by emailing Judith Moss (email@example.com
), giving your arrival/departure dates and any special requirements/dietary considerations.
Please let Judith Moss (firstname.lastname@example.org
) know you requirements for University Accommodation by end of Fri 17 Aug 2007.
If you have problems with booking accommodation for this meeting or obtaining the preferential rates, please could you let Judith Moss know (mailto:email@example.com
), she maybe able to help.
- 26 Sep 2007