IVOA Interoperability meeting

19-23 May 2008: Stazione Marittima, Trieste, ITALY


Meeting Web site

Detailed information is available at the meeting webpage.

Important Dates

Start registration: 29 March 2008

End registration: 9 May 2008


The May 08 Interop meeting will be held from May 18th to 23rd at the main congress centre in Trieste, the “Stazione Marittima” building, conveniently located on the waterfront in the centre of town ( glossy info ).


The Interop will be held on the first floor of the building: with reference to the floor map on the left, the Oceania A+B+C room (275 seats) will host the plenary sessions, Oceania A+B (120 seats), Vulcania1 (130 seats) and Vulcania2 (35 seats) will be used for splinter sessions and group meetings. Wi-fi will be available in all these rooms. Other rooms (25-35 seats) may be available upon request for separate meetings.

Coffee breaks will be served in the bar; for the lunches, it will be necessary to make one's own arrangements.


Final Program The general meeting will begin at 09.00 on the Monday and close at 15.40 on the Friday.

Date Time Place Activity Comments
Sun 18 May 2008        
  18.00-20.00 Vulcania 2 IVOA Exec Meeting Exec Only
Mon 19 May 2008        
  08.30-09.00 Hall Registration  
  09.00-09.05 Oceania ABC Welcome and Logistics Fabio Pasian
  09.05-09.30 Oceania ABC State of the IVOA Dave De Young
  09.30-09.50 Oceania ABC State of the TCG Roy Williams
  09.50-10.10 Oceania ABC The International Planetary Data Alliance M.Teresa Capria
  10.10-10.30 Oceania ABC The VO Scenario for Solar and Solar-Terrestrial Physics Mauro Messerotti
  10.30-11.00   Coffee  
  11.00-12.05 Oceania ABC Charge to the working groups Plenary
  12.05-14.30   Lunch  
  14.30-16.00   WG parallel sessions 1  
    Ocean AB DM/VOQL/VOTable: Units, UFI, UTYPES InterOpMay2008DataModels
    Vulcania 1 Registry: Integration and Interoperability InterOpMay2008ResReg
  16.00-16.30   Coffee  
  16.30-18.00   WG parallel sessions 2  
    Ocean AB Apps: SAMP1 InterOpMay2008Applications#SAMP_Sessions
    Vulcania 1 Semantics: Vocabularies and matching InterOpMay2008Semantics
Tue 20 May 2008        
  09.00-10.30   WG parallel sessions 3  
    Ocean AB DAL: TAP DAL Sessions
    Vulcania 1 Semantics: Ontologies and use cases InterOpMay2008Semantics
  10.30-11.00   Coffee  
  11.00-12.30   WG parallel sessions 4  
    Ocean AB Apps: Applications 1 InterOpMay2008Applications
    Vulcania 1 Reg: Registry Extension InterOpMay2008ResReg
  12.30-14.20   Lunch  
  14.25   Group photo  
  14.30-16.00   WG parallel sessions 5  
    Ocean AB Special: KML for Astronomy InterOpMay2008KML
    Vulcania 1 AstroRG/GWS: Grid Activities InterOpMay2008GridAndWebServices
  16.00-16.30   Coffee  
  16.30-18.00   WG parallel sessions 6  
    Ocean AB Apps: Applications 2 InterOpMay2008Applications
    Vulcania 1 Theory: Micro-simulations and Semantics InterOpMay2008Theory
  19.30-23.00   Banquet Buses pick up participants near Congress Hall
Wed 21 May 2008        
  09.00-10.30   WG parallel sessions 7  
    Ocean AB VOQL: Presentation on ADQL document RFC Page
    Vulcania 1 Apps: SAMP2 InterOpMay2008Applications#SAMP_Sessions
  10.30-11.00   Coffee  
  11.00-12.30   WG parallel sessions 8  
    Ocean AB DAL: TAP (cont.) DAL Sessions
    Vulcania 1 VOEvent: Registration and Signatures InterOpMay2008VOEvent
  12.30-14.30   Lunch  
    Vulcania 2 IVOA Exec Lunch Meeting Exec Only
  14.30-16.00 Vulcania 1 Special: "Multi-disciplinary" Meeting InterOpMay2008MultiDisciplinary
  14.30-17.30   Sightseeing tour Guide picks up participants in front of Congress Hall
Thu 22 May 2008        
  09.00-10.30   WG parallel sessions 9  
    Ocean AB DM: On-going DMs InterOpMay2008DataModels
    Vulcania 1 GWS: VOSpace InterOpMay2008GridAndWebServices
  10.30-11.00   Coffee  
  11.00-12.30   WG parallel sessions 10  
    Ocean AB DAL: S*AP and Footprint DAL Sessions
    Vulcania 1 GWS: Web Service Interoperability InterOpMay2008GridAndWebServices
    Vulcania 2 Theory: SNAP InterOpMay2008Theory
  12.30-14.30   Lunch  
  14.30-16.00   WG parallel sessions 11  
    Ocean AB Apps: Applications 3 InterOpMay2008Applications
    Vulcania 1 VOEvent: VOEvent 2.0 InterOpMay2008VOEvent
  16.00-16.30   Coffee  
  16.30-18.00   WG parallel sessions 12  
    Ocean AB DAL/GWS/Registry: VOSI InterOpMay2008GridAndWebServices
    Vulcania 1 Semantics/VOEvent: Vocabularies and UCDs InterOpMay2008Semantics
  18.30-19.30   Concert followed by reception (light buffet)
Fri 23 May 2008        
  09.00-10.30   WG parallel sessions 13  
    Ocean AB DCP: Summary of activities InterOpMay2008DCP
    Vulcania 1 Registry: Future Directions InterOpMay2008ResReg
  10.30-11.00   Coffee  
  11.00-11.15 Ocean AB DAL: TAP Plenary (pdf)
  11.15-12.45   WG parallel sessions 14  
    Ocean AB DM: Practical use of DM InterOpMay2008DataModels
    Vulcania 1 GWS: Integration and Interoperability InterOpMay2008GridAndWebServices
  12.45-14.30   Lunch  
  14.30-15.35 Oceania ABC WG/IG session summaries Plenary
  15.35-15.40 Oceania ABC Baltimore Interop Bob Hanisch
  15.40-15.45 Oceania ABC Closing Remarks Dave De Young
  15.45   CLOSE  


Russian Astronomical Data Internet Resources: Present State Olga Dluzhnevskaya, Dana Kovaleva, Oleg Malkov


The list of registered participants can be found here

Most of them may be spotted in the picture below, taken at the Interop venue


A higher resolution image can be found here

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