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2016 NSF Campus Cyberinfrastructure Program PI Workshop Agenda

NSF Campus Cyberinfrastructure Program PI Workshop
Downtown Philadelphia Marriott
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
October 18 – 20, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
1:00 – 5:30 pm
4th Floor, Franklin Hall 1 & 2

Time Topic
Before 1:00 Lunch on Your Own
1:00 – 1:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks for CC* and CICI PIs General Session
Wendy Huntoon, KINBER
Kevin Thompson, National Science Foundation
Anita Nikolich, National Science Foundation
1:30 – 3:00 Invited Presentations

3:00 – 3:30 Afternoon Break – 4th Floor, Franklin A Foyer
3:30 – 4:15 Panel Discussion: Transition to Practice and Innovation
Alec Yasinsac University of South Alabama (moderator)
Tom Lehman, University of Maryland/MAX
Radu Sion, Stony Brook University
4:15 – 5:15 Panel Discussion: Science Engagement and the CI Engineer Role
Dee Childs, Texas A&M (moderator)
Craig Douglas, University of Wyoming
Rob Fatland, University of Washington
Dana Roode, UC Irvine
Joulien Tatar, UC Irvine
R. Paul Wiegand, University of Central Florida
5:15 – 5:30 Day 1 Wrap-up
Dinner on Own

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
8:30 am – 7:30 pm
5th Floor, Salon H

Time Topic
7:00 – 8:15 Breakfast – 5th Floor, Salons K-L
8:30 – 9:15 Opening Plenary
Kobus Van der Merwe, Jay Lepreau Professor, School of Computer Science, University of Utah
9:15 – 10:00 Panel Discussion: Support for Campuses and Leadership
John Hicks, Internet2 (moderator)
Adam Albina, St. Anselm College
Mike Turner, University of Alabama-Huntsville
Scott Valcourt, University of New Hampshire
10:00 – 10:30 Morning Break – 5th Floor, Salon H Foyer
10:30 – 11:15 Panel Discussion: Campus Design – Successes, Challenges and Efforts to Quantify Science Impact
Carrie Ramp, Franklin & Marshall College (moderator)
Jorge Crichigno, Northern New Mexico College
Adam Klemann, Malone University
Brad Weaver, Wabash College
11:15 – Noon Panel Discussion: Security for Science DMZ
Steve Wallace, Indiana University (moderator)
Joanna Amann, International Computer Science Institute
Dijang Huang, Arizona State University
Paul Ruth, RENCI – UNC Chapel Hill
Noon – 1:00 General Lunch – refresh, refuel, networking (reserved tables by NSF program areas) 5th Floor, Salons K-L
1:00 – 1:40 Panel Discussion: Future of SDN on Campus
Tripti Sinha, University of Maryland/MAX (moderator)
Byrav Ramamurthy, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Andrea Fumagalli, University of Texas at Dallas
Jim Griffioen, University of Kentucky
1:40 – 2:20 Panel Discussion: Regional Collaboration and CICI Regional Engagement Projects
Paul Schopis, OARnet (moderator)
Jarda Flidr, George Washington University
Wendy Huntoon, KINBER
Yan Luo, University of Massachusetts-Lowell
2:20 – 3:00 Review Whiteboard Ideas and PI Meeting Wrap Up
3:00- 3:30 Afternoon Break – 5th Floor, Salon H Foyer
3:30 Colocated Meeting of NSF/ESCC/The Quilt Welcome and Introductions
Wendy Huntoon, KINBER
3:30 – 4:15 Opening Plenary: BBR TCP Opportunities
Matt Mathis, Research Scientist, Google
4:15 – 5:00 Panel Discussion: LIGO Gravitational Waves Detection and Cyberinfrastructure Support
This panel of individuals involved in the NSF and DOE funded LIGO program will share insights not only into the LIGO research that uncovered the existence of gravitational waves but also insights into successful researcher engagement and cyberinfrastructure support for the program.
Peter Couvares, CalTech (moderator)
Lonnie Leger, Louisiana Optical Network Initiative
Eric Sedore, CalTech
5:00 – 5:30 DTN to DTN Performance
Jack Suess, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Eli Dart, ESnet
5:45 – 7:30 NSF, ESCC & The Quilt Reception – 5th Floor Foyer

Thursday, October 20, 2016
8:30 – Noon
5th Floor, Salons H-J

Time  Topic
7:00 – 8:15 Breakfast – NSF/ESCC/The Quilt – 5th Floor, Salons K-L
8:30 – 9:15 Opening Plenary
Dr. Jim Kurose, Assistant Director for Computer Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation
9:15 – 10:00 National Cybersecurity Panel
Managing the security risks to scientific data, cyberinfrastructure and research is a priority for creating a trustworthy environment for research advancements.  This panel will focus on strategies for assessing and managing risks to the integrity and availability of science including privacy issues.
Sean Peisert, Berkeley Lab / CENIC / UC Davis (moderator)
Jill Gemmill, Clemson University
Michael Sinatra, ESnet
Von Welch, Indiana University
10:00 – 10:30 Morning Break – 5th Floor, Hallway
10:30 – 11:15 Science Engagement – Bridging the Gaps
A national panel of representatives will address the both the discussion and technology gaps to facilitate scientific engagement and build tools to support workflows and data transfer.  Learn from panelists about their desire to better understand science requirements and advocate for tools to fill the technology gaps.
Lauren Rotman, ESnet (moderator)
Lauren Michaels, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Ken Miller, Pennsylvania State University
Craig Tull, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
11:15 – 11:45 Cyberinfrastructure for Climate Science
A national panel of individuals representing climate science research and modeling and the campus and regional cyberinfrastructure providers that support this research will speak to the successful engagement between researcher and networking leading to advancements in the field.
Christos Papadopoulos, Colorado State University (moderator)
Marla Meehl, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research/Front Range GigaPoP
Travis O’Brien, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
11:45 Colocated Program Wrap-Up
Noon – 1:15 Regional Network Hosted Lunch – NSF/ESCC/The Quilt
5th Floor, Salons K-L
(See the back of your name tag for table assignments)
Note: Table assignments were made based on the number of attendees indicating during conference registration they would attend the lunch. If you don’t have a table assignment and want to attend the lunch, please make a request at the conference information desk. We’ll will make every effort to accommodate your request.