IVOA Executive Committee Meeting (TM74)

TM74 - Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 15:00 UTC

Contents

Logistics

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 @15:00 UTC

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Agenda TM74

  1. Roll Call and Agenda
  2. Minutes of FM73
  3. Review of Exec Actions
  4. Project Reports [Significant Events Only]
  5. Approval of new IVOA Recommendation(s) [Standing Item]
  6. Overall TCG status
  7. Overal CSP status
  8. IVOA Newsletter
  9. Term Expirations in Norther Spring 2018 Meeting (see list below)
  10. Update on Northern Spring 2018 - Victoria, Canada
  11. Open Universe Meeting followup (NGO follow-up)
  12. Future Interops
    • Northern Spring 2017 - Victoria, Canada (May28-Jun01)
    • Northern Autumn 2018 - Washington DC (Nov 10-18 - tentative)
  13. AOB
  14. Date of Next Exec Meeting
  15. Review of Action Items
IVOA Terms expirations in May 2018:

("no extension" means the person has already been extended and term will end; "1 year extension" means a 1 year extension is available)

  • WG: Applications: Pierre Fernique - Ch (no extension), Tom Donaldson (no extension) - V Ch
  • WG: Data Access: Francois Bonnarel - Ch (no extension), Marco Molinaro (no extension) - V Ch
  • WG: Registry: Markus Demleitner - Ch (no extension), Theresa Dower (1 year extension) - V Ch
  • WG: Data Model: Mark Cresitello-Dittmar - Ch (1 year extension) , Laurent Michel (1 year extension) - V Ch
  • WG: Grid & Web Services: Brian Major - Ch (1 year extension), Guiliano Taffoni (1 year extension) - V Ch
  • WG: Semantics: Mireille Louys - Ch (1 year extension), Alberto Accomazzi (1 year extension) - V Ch
  • IG: Data Curation & Preservation: Francoise Genova (no extension) - Ch
  • IG: Operations: Tom McGlynn - Ch (1 year extension), Mark Taylor (1 year extension) - V Ch
  • TCG: Matthew Graham - Ch, Patrick Dowler2 - V Ch
  • Exec: Pepi Fabbiano - Ch, Mark Allen - V Ch

Argentina-NOVA


ArVO


AstroGrid


Australia-VO


BRAVO


China-VO

  • China-VO 2017, the 16th annual workshop from the Chinese Virtual Observatory, was held successfully at Dali, a south-west city in China from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, 2017. More than 150 participants from 57 institutes/universities/companies registered to the workshop.
  • “Astronomy Teaching in Primary School”, a teacher book for WWT classes was published officially in November. It may be the first officially published WWT curriculum in the world.


ChiVO


CVO


Euro_VO


ESAVO


France VO


GAVO


HVO


Japan-VO


RVO


SA^3


SVO


Vo-India


Vobs.it


Ukraine_VO


USVOA

At the 231st AAS Meeting, there will be a couple of VO-related sessions and exhibits, including presentations from international VO partners, open to all astronomers. On Jan. 7 at 10:00 am, EST, NASA Astronomical Virtual Observatories will be leading a workshop on accessing the NASA astrophysical archives via Python tools. On Monday, Jan. 8, the USVOA will be holding an open meeting from 2:00-3:30pm, during which the latest US-based VO efforts will be presented by partner institutes, new demos shown, and current/future VO tasks discussed. IVOA affiliated institutions will have booths in the exhibition hall throughout the week, demonstrating tools and services.


Report from the TCG


Topic revision: r3 - 2017-12-18 - JanetEvans
 
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