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h1. OOI CI Project Kick-Off Meeting: September 9-11, 2009

We will be kicking off the MREFC (Construction) phase of NSF's Ocean Observatories Initiative Cyberinfrastructure project (OOI CI). We are holding a two-and-a-half day team-wide kickoff meeting in Colorado to initiate this effort. This page contains the information you'll need to attend the OOI CI Kick-Off meeting.

h2. Organization 

* Date: September 9-11, 2009 (Travel on Sept. 8 and 11, 2009)
* Location: [Devil's Thumb Ranch|http://www.devilsthumbranch.com/]
* Duration: 2.5 days (08:00am on Wed to 12:00pm on Friday)
* Participants: We posted the [OOI Program Team room list|^OOICI-UCSD ROOM LIST 8.20.09.txt].
* Breakout Lists: [List of breakout assignments|Participant Roles Day 1]

h2. Agenda



h4. Day 1 (Wednesday 9/9)

||    *Time*    || *Presenter / Moderator* || *Topic and Location* *[*(Ranch Map)*|^Ranch Map.pdf]* ||
|   7:30 a | _Breakfast Buffet_ | _Heck's Tavern_ |
|   8:30 a | Frank Vernon | *Welcome*     _Broad Axe Barn_ \\
  Meeting objectives • strategy for the day \\ |
|   8:40 a | | *Ocean Observatories Science Visions* [PDF|^OOI_CI_Kickoff_Science.pdf] [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day1/20090909_01_welcome_vernon.mov] \[4:22 \| 25mb\] \\ |
| | John Orcutt | Climate Change [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day1/20090909_02_climate_orcutt.mov] \[20:25 \| 116mb\] \\ |
| | Oscar Schofield | Science - Stakeholder View (Program Vision) [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day1/20090909_03_vision_schofield.mov] \[24:54 \| 145mb\] \\ |
| | | _Advanced Science and Technologies in the Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSE) _ |
| | Yi Chao |   Observing System Data Integration and Presentation [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day1/20090909_04_osdi_chao.mov] \[2:37 \| 14.4mb\] \\ |
| | Steve Chien, David Thompson |   Observation Planning and Autonomous Mission Execution [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day1/20090909_05_autonomous_chien.mov] \[9:14 \| 50.7mb\] \\ |
| | Arjuna Balasuriya |   Autonomous Marine Sensing and Control [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day1/20090909_06_autonomous_balasuria.mov] \[9:51 \| 56mb\] \\ |
| | Michael Meisinger |   Integration Infrastructure [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day1/20090909_07_integration_meisinger.mov] \[11:31 \| 63mb\] \\ |
|   9:55 a |    _Group Leads_ | *Introductions of Groups and Participants* |
| 10:10 a | _Break_ | |
| 10:25 a | Matthew Arrott | *Programmatics Overview* [PDF|^ProjectOperationalStructure_CI_2009-09-09_ver_1-00.pdf] [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day1/20090909_08_progarch_arrott.mov] \[23:33 \| 132mb\] \\
Project Structure • Team Structure • \\
Execution Plan • Schedules and Dependencies • \\
Spiral Development Process • System Engineering Process \\ |
| 10:40 a | Michael Meisinger | *Architectural Overview* [PDF|^2009-09-09_Architecture-Overview.pdf] (video above) \\ |
| 10:50 a \\ | Ingolf Krueger \\ | *Architecture Review Context* [PDF|^2009-09-09_LCO_Questions.pdf] [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day1/20090909_09_archreview_krueger.mov] \[4:49\] \| 26.8mb\] \\ |
| 11:00 a |    _Breakout Leads_ | *Architecture Discussion Session 1* (Presentations and Discussion) \\
Breakout A: Outreach and Education \\
Breakout B: Data Management (DM) - [PDF|^2009-09-09_DM-Subsystem.pdf] [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day1/20090909_10_breakout_dm.mov] \[45:45 \| 253.1mb\] \\
Breakout C: Common Operating Infrastructure (COI) - [PDF|^2009-09-09_COI-Subsystem.pdf] \\ |
| 12:30 p | _Lunch_ | _Heck's Tavern_ \\ |
|   1:30 p |    _Breakout Leads_ | *Architecture Discussion Session 2* (Presentations and Discussion) \\
Breakout A: Outreach and Education \\
Breakout B: Sensing and Acquisition (SA) - [PDF|^2009-09-09_SA-Subsystem.pdf]\\
Breakout C: Common Execution Infrastructure (CEI) - [PDF|^2009-09-09_CEI-Subsystem.pdf]\\ |
|   3:15 p | _Break_ | _Broad Axe Barn_ |
|   3:30 p |    _Breakout Leads_ | *Report Preparation / Team Environment* \\
Breakout A/B/C Reviewers: Analysis/Reporting \\ |
|   4:30 p | | *Panel Reports*: Summaries, Issues, Questions [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day1/20090909_11_panelreports.mov] \[23:43 \| 129.3mb\]  \| \\
*Day One Discussion Opportunity and Goals for Day Two* [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day1/20090909_12_wrapup.mov] \[17:17 \| 96mb\] \\ |
|   5:30 p | _Meeting Adjourned_ \\ | \\ |
|   6:30 p | _Group Dinner_ | _BBQ Tent_ |

h4. Day 2 (Thursday 9/10)

||    *Time*    || *Presenter / Moderator* || *Topic and Location* ||
|   7:00 a | _Breakfast Buffett_ | _Heck's Tavern_ \\ |
|   8:00 a | | *Day One Wrap Up*    _Broad Axe Barn_ \\
  Responses to open issues of day 1 \\ |
|   8:20 a | Michael Meisinger | *Day Two Introduction: Risk Mitigation Prototypes* \\
  Goals • Development Processes [PDF|^2009-09-10_Prototypes.pdf] \- [Prototyping summary page|CIDev:Prototyping] [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day2/20090910_arrott_development.mov] \[31:57 \| 179mb\] |
|   8:40 a |    _Prototype Leads_ | *Prototypes Session 1: Applications - Overview presentations * [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day2/20090910_poster1.mov] \[17:43 \| 95.9mb\] |
|   9:10 a |    _Prototype Teams_ \\ | _Demo and poster session_ |
| | Randy Butler |   Sensors Prototype with the Observatory Middleware Framework Project   {color:gray}{_}SA,COI{_}{color}  - [Poster|^OMF_eScience_2008_poster-1.pdf] |
| | Juan Reyes \\ |   Science Data Stream Processing with SQLstream   {color:gray}{_}SA,AS{_}{color} |
| | Yi Chao, David Thompson, Arjuna Balasuriya |   Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSE)   {color:gray}{_}PP,AS,DM{_}{color}  - [Poster|^OOI_Kickoff_OSSE_Poster.pdf] |
| | Rich Signell \\ |   Science Data Interoperability Support with the Data Exchange   {color:gray}{_}DM{_}{color}  - [Poster|^rps_posterr.pdf] |
| | John Graybeal |   Semantic Framework Integration   {color:gray}{_}DM{_}{color} |
| | Bill Howe \\ |   Visualization Pipeline and Workflows for Unstructured Gridded Data   {color:gray}{_}AS{_}{color} |
| 10:00 a |   _Break_ | |
| 10:15 a |   _Prototype Leads_  \\ | *Prototypes Session 2: Infrastructure - Overview presentations* |
| 10:40 a |   _Prototype Teams_ \\ | _Demo and poster session _ [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day2/20090910_poster2.mov] \[14:00 \| 75.6mb\] |
| | Claudiu Farcas, Paul Hubbard |   Data Exchange Architecture and Technologies  {color:gray}{_}DM,COI _{color} \- [Poster|^OOI-CI-DX.pdf] |
| | Dorian Raymer, Michael Meisinger \\ |   Messaging Service Adapter, AMQP Broker and Distributed IPC Facility (DIF)   {color:gray}{_}COI{_}{color} |
| | Alex Clemesha, David LaBissoniere |   Cloud Provisioning Environment   {color:gray}{_}CEI{_}{color}{color:gray}_ _{color} \- [Poster|^CPE-Poster-FINAL.pdf] |
| | Thomas Im, Brian Dunne \\ |   Development, Operations and Management of Virtualized Resources in the Cloud   {color:gray}{_}COI,CEI{_}{color} |
| | Munindar Singh, Kartik Tadanki |   Agent Contract Network   {color:gray}{_}COI{_}{color}{color:gray}_ _{color} \- [Poster|^OOI-CI-ACN.pdf] |
| | Von Welch \\ |   NCSA Security Infrastructure CIlogon   {color:gray}{_}COI{_}{color}  - [Poster|^cilogon-ooi-poster-sep09.pdf] |
| | Danny Rohrlick \\ |   Ocean Observing Education XBOX game   {color:gray}{_}EPE{_}{color} |
| 11:45 a | | *Charge for Release-1 Work Assessments* |
| 12:00 p | _Lunch_ | _Heck's Tavern_ |
|   1:00 p |    _Breakout Leads_ | *Release-1 Work Assessments* \\
_Break into groups, one per subsystem_ \\
Sensing and Acquisition • Data Management • \\
Common Operating Infrastructure • Common Execution Infrastructure |
|   2:45 p | _Break_ | _Broad Axe Barn_ |
|   3:00 p |    _Breakout Leads_ | *Release-1 Work Assessments, continued* \\ |
|   4:15 p \\ |   _Breakout Leads_ | *Breakout Reports*: Issues, Dependencies, Questions [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day2/20090910_breakoutreports.mov] \[27:41 \| 156.2mb\] \\
*Day Two Discussion Opportunity and Goals for Day Three* \\ |
|   5:00 p | _Meeting Adjourned_ | |
| | _Dinner on your own_ | *Heck's Tavern:* \\
Hours 5:00pm-10:00pm  \\
_(Reservations Recommended for large parties 6-more)_ \\ \\
*Ranch House Restaurant:* \\
Hours 5:00pm-10:00pm \\
_(_{_}Reservations Recommended)_ \\ |

h4. Day 3 (Friday 9/11)

||    *Time*    || *Presenter / Moderator* || Topic *and Location* ||
|   7:30 a | _Breakfast Buffet_ | _Heck's Tavern_ \\ |
|   8:00 a | \\ | *Day Two Wrap Up*     _Broad Axe Barn_ \\
   Responses to open issues of day 2 \\ |
|   8:15 a | Alan Chave & Jack Kleinert \\ | *Project Management* [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day3/20091111_01_pm_kleinert.mov] \[23:26 \| 130.9mb\] \\
*System Engineering Process Overview* [PDF|^Sys-Eng_2009-09-07.pdf] [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day3/20091111_02_se_chave.mov] \[44:21 \| 244.4mb\] \\
*Quality Assurance* [MOV|http://storeooi.ucsd.edu/www/cikickoff/day3/20091111_03_qa_kleinert.mov] \[17:03 \| 98.8mb\] \\ |
|   9:45 a | Teresa Allen | *Timekeeping and Contracting* |
| 10:15 a | Matthew Arrott | *Q&A* • *Discussion* |
| 10:30 a | _Breakouts_ | *Team Meetings* \\
_Coordination discussions among teams as needed_ |
| 11:00 a | | *Discussion: Open Tasks and Issues* |
| 11:20 a | Matthew Arrott | *Concluding Remarks* |
| 11:30 p | _Meeting Adjourned_ | |

h4. Possible Other Topics

Developers Breakout: Collaboration, Development and System Engineering Tools

h2. Preparation Materials and Templates

* [Presentation|^OOICI_Overview_2009-05-14_ver_1-01.pdf] "Ocean Observatories Initiative Cyberinfratructure Overview"
* [Paper|CIDev:CI Background Technical Materials^IEEE-Oceans09_20090125-018.pdf] "Cyberinfrastructure for the US Ocean Observatories Initiative: Enabling Interactive Observation in the Ocean" (IEEE Oceans 2009, Bremen)
* [Paper|^Oceans09_090601-019_Messaging.pdf] "Integrating Marine Observatories into a System-of-Systems: Messaging in the US Ocean Observatories Initiative" (IEEE/MTS Oceans 2009, Biloxi)
* [Paper|^Oceans09_090613-010_Cloud.pdf] "Serving Ocean Model Data on the Cloud" (IEEE/MTS Oceans 2009, Biloxi)
* [Agents and Communities Whitepaper|CIDev:Agent CN Iteration4^OOI-Kohei_CollaborationProposal_20090821_v1-00.doc] (M. Singh)
* Integrated Observatory Applications, FDR Version Oct-2009 ([pdf|CIDev:CI Background Technical Materials^2130-00001_Integrated_Observatory_Applications_AD_CI.pdf])
* Integrated Observatory Infrastructure, FDR Version Oct-2009 ([pdf|CIDev:CI Background Technical Materials^2130-00002_Integrated_Observatory_Infrastructure_AD_CI.pdf])
* CI Annual Work Plan, see sections 4.2 - 4.4 ([pdf|^1001-00100_Annual_Work_Plan_OOI_2009-09-01_ver_3-00_CI_only.pdf])

See also CI Development [Background Materials page|CIDev:CI Background Technical Materials].

*Templates:*
* [PPT Presentation template|^PPT-Template.ppt]
* [Keynote presentation template|^Keynote-Template.key.zip]
* [Poster template|^OOI-CI-posterTemplate2009.sit.hqx] (Adobe InDesign CS3)

h2. Presentations and Workshop Materials

Presentations in PDF are linked from the agenda above; these and many presentations in native format are visible from the Attachments page.  Video of the presentations are available as [QuickTime|http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/] movie downloads. 


h2. Workshop Results

Will be summarized after the workshop is over.

See also selected workshop session notes and other [materials for CI participants|WS:Kick-Off Results].

h2. Logistics and Reimbursement

The meeting will be held at the Devil's Thumb Ranch, 3530 County Road 83, Tabernash, CO 80478, local Tel: 800-933-4339. Driving instructions and maps are available [here|http://www.devilsthumbranch.com/index.cfm?pid=10471], but they won't be necessary, as most of you will take the pre-arranged shuttles as detailed below.   The meeting will begin at 0830 on Sept 9 and end at 1200 on Sept 11.  Breakfast will be provided Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, lunch on Wednesday and Thursday, and dinner on Wednesday. NOTE: The ranch has two restaurants and you can take food from them to your room should you desire.  However, the ranch does NOT have room service.  So please plan accordingly.  The Ranch has reliable wifi (not extremely robust, but if we don't all hit it at the same time, we sould be okay) - so you'll remain connected to the outside world.

The cost of airline tickets, ground transportation, and meals (not covered during meeting) will be expensed through Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).  Allowable costs include airfare (economy class on US air carriers only), meals not covered @ $57/day ($10-breakfast/$17-lunch/$30-dinner, no alcoholic beverages), and ground transportation costs.  If any non meal expense exceeds *$24.99*, a receipt must be provided.  Karen Schwamb (kschwamb@whoi.edu) at WHOI will process the necessary authorizations and vouchers, but will need all receipts sent by mail reasonably quickly after the event.  Be good to Karen\!  She's going to process all our reimbursements without the benefit of attending this fine event\!  So send your receipts promptly (we'll provide pre-addressed envelopes at the meeting) to:

Karen Schwamb / Administrative Associate
Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Rd., MS 7
Woods Hole, MA  02543
Telephone:  508-289-2675 / Fax:  508-457-2006

All participants should make their own airline arrangements and (if you haven't already) forward flight itineraries to Paul Dean (pdean@ucsd.edu) and Rita Bauer (rmbauer@ucsd.edu).  Paul and Rita are also taking care of room reservations and payment (via WHOI) at a discounted rate of $185 per night.   For travelers flying into Denver International Airport, Paul is arranging for shuttles to get you to Devil's Thumb Ranch.  If you haven't already, please let him know if you will be driving yourself.  The shuttle schedules are available here ([arrival|^Arrivals Home James Shuttles.doc] and [departure|^Departure Home James Shuttle.doc]).  Please print these and have them with you for reference while traveling.  If you have any problems finding or making your shuttle, contact Paul (667.755.1147) or Rita (760.735.8474) to determine your next best alternative.

If you have questions or concerns regarding items we have or have not covered here, please contact Paul Dean (pdean@ucsd.edu) or Rita Bauer (rmbauer@ucsd.edu) at UCSD.

Paul Dean
Assistant Program Coordinator
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
9500 Gilman Drive.
La Jolla, CA 92093-0436
Telephone:  858-822-0878 / Fax:  858-822-4633

Rita Bauer
Special Projects Coordinator
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0225
Telephone: 858-822-2946 / Fax: 858-822-3372