IVOA Technical Coordination Meeting

May 14-15, 2010: Victoria, Canada

Local Arrangements

The meeting will be held in the Harbour Room of the Laurel Point Inn, the same venue as the IVOA Interoperability Meeting. Hotel information can be found here.

Recommended Reading

  1. Documents relevant to the architecture and science case discussions
  2. Documents relevant to the TCG organization discussion

Meeting Objectives

  1. Review and update IVOA top level architecture (Sessions 1-3)
    1. Two views required: one for public consumption (Level 0) and another to serve the needs of the WGs/IGs (Level 1)
  2. For each existing IVOA standard,
    1. determine where it fits in the IVOA top level architecture (Sessions 1-3)
    2. determine if a minor update is required wrt general introduction and situation within the IVOA top level architecture (Session 4)
    3. determine if a major update is required to reflect current IVOA status (Session 4)
  3. For each upcoming IVOA standard
    1. indicate general introduction and where it fits in the IVOA top level architecture (Sessions 1-3)
    2. determine WGs that should be involved in writing this standard (Session 4)
  4. Based on Science use cases delivered by the IVOA Committee on Science Priorities
    1. determine which IVOA standards would be required to address these (Sessions 5–7)
    2. determine priority amongst various on-going IVOA standards (Sessions 5–7)
    3. determine WGs that should be involved in writing these standards (Sessions 5–7)
  5. TCG organization (Session 8)
    1. how to handle Validation and Verification? (Session 8)
    2. do we need to update the TCG charter? (Session 8)
    3. do we need to update the IVOA Document Standard? (Session 8)
    4. do we need to update the WG/IG chair "induction package"? (Session 8)

Meeting Agenda

Fri May 14 2010
Session Time Topic Objectives Notes
1 09.00–09.05 Welcome and Logistics    
09.05–09.30 Meeting introduction and objectives (Christophe )   PDF
09.30–10.30 Breakout into two groups (Christophe and Séverin ) 1a, 2a, 3a Brainstorming on current architecture
  10.30–11.00 Break
2 11.00–12.00 Breakout groups continued 1a, 2a, 3a  
12.00–12.30 Presentations by each group 1a, 2a, 3a Group 1 Group 2
  12.30–14.00 Lunch
3 14.00–15.30 Definition of Level 0 and Level 1 architectures 1a, 2a, 3a VOArchitecture
  15.30–16.00 Break
4 16.00–17.30 Plan for updating IVOA standards 2b, 2c, 3b  
  19.00- Dinner: Heron Rock Bistro
Sat May 15 2010
Session Time Topic Objectives Notes
5 09.00–09.45 IVOA Science Cases (Paolo) 4 PPT
09.45–10.30 Breakout 1 group per science case 4a  
  10.30–11.00 Break
6 11.00–12.00 Breakout groups continued 4a  
12.00–12.30 Presentation by each group 4a  
  12.30–14.00 Lunch
7 14.00–15.30 Science case priorities and responsibilities 4b, 4c, 4d SED Builder / Search by list and by Object Type / VO Portal
  15.30–16.00 Break
8 16.00–17.30 TCG organization 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d TCG Org / Valid&Verif

Meeting Report given to the IVOA Exec on 16/05/2010

See CA's presentation (PDF)


Christophe TCG
Fabio IVOA
Françoise S&P
Hervé Theory
Francois VOTable
Jesus DAL
Keith DAL
Mark Apps
Matthew GWS
Mireille DM
Paolo IVOA
Ray Registry
Rob VOEvent
Sebastien Semantics
Séverin TCG
Tom Apps

Topic revision: r25 - 2010-05-21 - ChristopheArviset
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