DATE

  1. SAACC Meeting – April 21-22, 2020 via ZOOM
  2. LSST NET Meeting (by invitation only) – April 23-24, 2020 via ZOOM

VENUE

The meeting will be online.

 AGENDA

The SAACC is now in its 11th year and serves not only to provide input and advice to the AmLight PI and the Steering Committee on program and network needs, but also as a venue for coordinating the needs of these astronomical projects and institutions to improve their resource planning and implementation of operational connections between these distant facilities and users in the continental US and Latin-American Countries.

Please email your presentation to vchergar at fiu.edu by April 15, 2020.

Corresponding time zones (start time): 

Miami, USA Tue, Apr 21, 2020, at 11:00 am EDT
Los Angeles, USA Tue, Apr 21, 2020, at 8:00 am PDT
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Tue, Apr 21, 2020, at 12:00 noon BRT
Santiago, Chile Tue, Apr 21, 2020, at 11:00 am CLT
Berlin, Germany Tue, Apr 21, 2020, at 5:00 pm CEST
Paris, France Tue, Apr 21, 2020, at 5:00 pm CEST

NOTE: The agenda can be changed to accommodate different time zones.

SAACC Meeting  Agenda
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
11:00 – Welcome | Presentation

Session I: Science Requirements & Activities Updates

11:10 – Vera C. Rubin Observatory Construction, US-ELT (Jeffrey Kantor) | Presentation
11:30 – Vera C. Rubin Observatory Operations (Bob Blum) | Presentation
11:50 – NOIRLab (Mauricio Rojas) | Presentation
12:10 – NOIRLab-Gemini (Eduardo Toro) | Presentation
12:30 – Refreshment Break
13:00 – NRAO (David Halstead, Adele Plunkett) | Presentation
13:20 – GMTO (Mauricio Pilleux, Sam Chan) | Presentation
13:40 – Simons (Simone Aiola) | Presentation
14:00 – ngVLA (Rob Selina) | Presentation
14:20 – Open Discussion/Coordination

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
11:00 – Welcome

Session II: Providers updates
11:10 – AmLight1: International links (Jeronimo Bezerra) | Presentation
11:30 – AmLight2: Performance monitoring (Renata Frez) | Presentation
11:50 – REUNA (Albert Astudillo) | Presentation
12:10 – RedCLARA (Luis Eliécer Cadenas) | Presentation
12:30 – Refreshment Break
13:10 – RNP (Michael Stanton, Eduardo Grizendi) | Presentation
13:30 – NCSA (Matt Kollross) | Presentation
13:50 – Internet2 (John Hicks, Dale Finkelson) | Presentation
14:10 – ESnet (Paul Wefel) | Presentation
14:30 – Open Discussion/Coordination
15:00 – Adjourn

 

Rubin Observatory NET Meeting  Agenda
Thursday, April 23, 2020

Miami, USA                Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 11:00 am EDT
Los Angeles, USA          Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 8:00 am PDT
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil    Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 12:00 noon BRT
Santiago, Chile           Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 11:00 am CLT
Berlin, Germany           Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm CEST
Paris, France             Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm CEST

11:00- Welcome

11:10 – Session 1: 2019 Rubin Observatory NET Report: Julio Ibarra and Jeff Kantor

  • Approve the 2019 Rubin Observatory NET report

11:30 – Session 2: Updates about the physical networks

Report on the physical networks since the 2019 Rubin Observatory NET meeting

  • Rubin Observatory – Ron Lambert (15min)
  • REUNA – Albert Astudillo (15min)
  • CLARA – Marco Teixeira (15min)
  • RNP – Aluizio Hazin (15min)

12:40 – Scheduled Break (30 minutes)

13:10 – Session 2 (continued): Updates about the physical networks

  • FIU – Jeronimo Bezerra (15min)
  • NCSA/MREN/StarLight – Matt Kollross (15min)
  • ESnet – Paul Wefel (15 min)
  • GEANT – Richard Hughes Jones (15 min)
  • RENATER – Stewart McLellan (15 min)

14:30 – Session 3: Logical topology review– Julio Ibarra moderator

  • Review the logical intra-domain network topology for each network
  • Review the logical inter-domain network topology for each network

15:30 – Adjourn

Friday, April 24, 2020

Miami, USA                Fri, Apr 24, 2020 at 11:00 am EDT
Los Angeles, USA          Fri, Apr 24, 2020 at 8:00 am PDT
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil    Fri, Apr 24, 2020 at 12:00 noon BRT
Santiago, Chile           Fri, Apr 24, 2020 at 11:00 am CLT
Berlin, Germany           Fri, Apr 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm CEST
Paris, France             Fri, Apr 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm CEST

11:00- Welcome – Julio Ibarra and Jeff Kantor

  • Overview of Day 1 meeting and Roadmap for Day 2

11:10 – Session 4: End-to-end performance: measurement and QoS- Julio moderator

  • Update overall End-to-End Test Plan to include:
  • End-to-end Measurement Infrastructure (Renata)
  • QoS Test Plan (Jeronimo)
    • Intra-domain QoS Test plan
    • Inter-domain QoS Test plan

12:10 – Session 5: Rubin Observatory Networks Verification – Julio Ibarra moderator

Review the Vera Rubin Observatory Network Verification plans and schedule

  • LSST Network Verification (planning for formal tests/demonstrations) – Jeff Kantor
  • LSE-78 update
  • Technical Document status
  • LDM-732 Rubin Observatory Networks Verification Baseline (Jeff Kantor)
  • Pre-Verification Review
    • Charge and Agenda
    • Presumes execution of End-to-End Test Plan (Jeff Kantor)

13:10 – Scheduled Break (30 minutes)

13:40 – Session 6: Establishing LSST Virtual NOC

  • Vision and Requirements for VNOC – Jeff Kantor
  • GRNOC Questionnaire review – Julio Ibarra

14:40 – Closure and Next Steps
15:00 – Adjourn

 REGISTRATION

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CONFIRMED PARTICIPANTS

  1. Carlos Adean
  2. James Erik Aguirre
  3. Simone Aiola
  4. Edward Ajhar
  5. Albert Astudillo
  6. Jeronimo Bezerra
  7. Robert (Bob) Blum
  8. Luis Eliécer Cadenas
  9. Sam Chan
  10. Leandro Ciuffo
  11. Italo Da Silva Brito
  12. Eli Dart
  13. Gustavo Neves Dias
  14. Renata Frez
  15. Eduardo Grizendi
  16. David Halstead
  17. Aluizio Hazin
  18. John Hicks
  19. Julio Ibarra
  20. Jeffrey Kantor
  21. Matt Kollross
  22. Ronald Lambert
  23. Luis Lopez
  24. Iara Machado
  25. Eric Murphy
  26. Nadine Neyroud
  27. Will O’Mullane
  28. Adele Plunkett
  29. Rob Selinas
  30. Kevin Stassun
  31. Karan Vahi
  32. Rob Vietzke
  33. Paul Wefel
  34. David Wheeler
  35. Adil Zahir