To download a pdf version of the SA3CC 2023 report click here.

DATE

  1. SA3CC Meeting will be held on April 30- May 1 (TBD 9:00 am -5:00 pm)
  2. Vera Rubin Observatory NET Meeting (optional) will be held on May 2-3 (TBD 9:00 am -5:00 pm)

REGISTRATION

Please Register by March 16, 2024: https://SA3CC24.eventbrite.com

VENUE

Both meetings will be hosted by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory located in Menlo Park, California, United States.

The address is 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025. Get directions with Google maps.

AGENDA

Los Angeles, USA Tue, Apr 30, 2024 at 9:00 am PDT
Miami, USA Tue, Apr 30, 2024 at 12:00 noon EDT
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Tue, Apr 30, 2024 at 1:00 pm BRT
São Paulo, Brazil Tue, Apr 30, 2024 at 1:00 pm BRT
Santiago, Chile Tue, Apr 30, 2024 at 12:00 noon CLT
Paris, France Tue, Apr 30, 2024 at 6:00 pm CEST
Berlin, Germany Tue, Apr 30, 2024 at 6:00 pm CEST
Cape Town, South Africa Tue, Apr 30, 2024 at 6:00 pm SAST
London, United Kingdom Tue, Apr 30, 2024 at 5:00 pm BST

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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

9:00 Welcome
Session I: Science Requirements & Activities Updates (TBD)

9:10 – 9:30 Vera C. Rubin Observatory Operations (Bob Blum, Christian Silva)
9:30 – 9:50 NOIRLab – ITOPS
9:50 – 10:10 TBD EU
10:10 – 10:30 TBD Africa

10:30 – 11:00 Refreshment Break

11:00 – 11:20 ALMA NRAO
11:20 – 11:40 ALMA Network Infrastructure
11:40 – 12:00 FYST (a.k.a. CCAT)
12:00 – 12:20 Sloan Digital Sky Survey

12:20 -13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 13:50 CMB-S4
13:50 – 14:10 Simons
14:10 – 14:30 EHT
14:30 – 14:50 US-ELT

14:50 -15:20 Refreshment Break

15:20 – 15:40 GMTO
15:40 – 16:00 ngVLA
16:00 – 16:20 Open discussion

18:30 Dinner TBD

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

9:00 Welcome
Session II: Providers updates 

9:10 – 9:30 Vera Rubin Observatory Network
9:30 – 9:50 SANReN/TENET Network
9:50 – 10:10 SKA network
10:10 – 10:30 UK & France Data transfer

10:30 – 11:00 Refreshment Break

11:00 – 11:20 AmLight1: International links
11:20 – 11:40 AmLight2: Monitoring and Measurement Improvements
11:40 – 12:00 REUNA
12:00 – 12:20 RedCLARA

12:20 -13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 13:50 RNP
13:50 – 14:10 rednesp
14:10 – 14:30 USDF data movement and multi-site processing
14:30 – 14:50 USDF infrastructure

14:50 -15:20 Refreshment Break

15:20 – 15:40 Internet2
15:40 – 16:00 ESnet
16:00 – 16:20 Open discussion

Rubin Observatory NET Meeting Agenda (optional)

Los Angeles, USA Thu, May 2, 2024 at 9:00 am PDT
Miami, USA Thu, May 2, 2024 at 12:00 noon EDT
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Thu, May 2, 2024 at 1:00 pm BRT
São Paulo, Brazil Thu, May 2, 2024 at 1:00 pm BRT
Santiago, Chile Thu, May 2, 2024 at 12:00 noon CLT
Paris, France Thu, May 2, 2024 at 6:00 pm CEST
Berlin, Germany Thu, May 2, 2024 at 6:00 pm CEST
Cape Town, South Africa Thu, May 2, 2024 at 6:00 pm SAST
London, United Kingdom Thu, May 2, 2024 at 5:00 pm BST

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Thursday, May 2, 2024

9:00 Welcome
TBD

Friday, May 3, 2024

9:00 Welcome
TBD

ACCOMMODATION

Conference Hotels

Dinah’s Garden Hotel (~15 min by car)
4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA  94306
Tel: 650-493-2844
Hotel Link- https://www.dinahshotel.com/

Dinah’s Garden Hotel booking link:  SLAC Room Block

*Deadline to book by March 16, 2024.

Taxes are 15.5% subject to change.
Cancellation 14 days (If the guest cancels less than 14 days from their reservation date, the guest will be charged. The credit card on file will be charged one business day after the cancellation window expires).
Check-in time is 3:00 pm
Check-out time is 12:00 pm

Day Date Rate
Saturday 27-Apr-24  $      169.00  +15.5% Tax
Sunday 28-Apr-24  $      169.00  +15.5% Tax
Monday 29-Apr-24  $      269.00  +15.5% Tax
Tuesday 30-Apr-24 $      269.00   +15.5% Tax
Wednesday 1-May-24 $      269.00   +15.5% Tax
Thursday 2-May-24 $      269.00   +15.5% Tax
Friday 3-May-24 $      269.00   +15.5% Tax

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Features & Amenities
Complimentary self-parking
Complimentary high-speed fiber optic uncapped Wi-Fi
Complimentary use of Fitness & Business Center
Complimentary in-room coffee, tea & tea Chocolates
Complimentary coffee, tea, and newspaper in the lobby
Refrigerator in every room

Other Nearby Accommodations
Additional hotels can be found here: https://vue.slac.stanford.edu/nearby-accommodations

REGISTRATION

Register in advance for this meeting here: https://SA3CC24.eventbrite.com

SLAC Site Access: No SLAC pre-registration is needed for entry at the front gate. We will give them the list of registered attendees to check against.

VIDEO CONFERENCE

SLAC will support virtual participation through video conferencing systems using ZOOM.

*Please sign to ZOOM with your name. For security reasons, we will have to drop the participants signed without a name.

TBD

How to use ZOOM instructions

  • Create a Zoom account for a more streamlined approach to our conference.
    • To download the Zoom software, visit https://zoom.us/download.
      • Click on the blue “Download” button under the section, “Zoom Client for Meetings.”
      • Open the download “Zoom.pkg” and follow the installation instructions.
  • Helpful Commands in Zoom:
    • Share your screen
      • Please wait for the host to make you a presenter
      • Click on “screen share” and select your presentation
    • “Away” Status
      • Please use the away icon if you step away, as we don’t have many breaks built into the schedule.
      • Click on your profile icon in the top right corner. Set your status to “Away” by clicking the corresponding option in the drop-down menu.
      • Learn more about Zoom status icons here.
    • Chat:
      • While in a meeting, click “Chat” in the meeting controls.
      • This will open the chat on the right. You can type a message into the chat box or click on the drop down next to To: if you want to send a message to a specific person.
      • When new chat messages are sent to you or everyone, a preview of the message will appear and Chat will flash orange in your meeting controls.
    • Gallery View:
      • In the Zoom client, click “Settings,” and then click “Video” to display the video settings page.
      • Enable the option “Display up to 49 participants per screen in Gallery View.”
      • Start or join a meeting.
      • Click “Gallery View” in the top-right corner.
        • If the meeting has 49 or fewer attendees, all of them are displayed on a single page. If more than 49 attendees are in the meeting, 49 thumbnails are displayed on each page.
      • Learn more about Gallery View here.
    • Hide Non-Video Participants
      • When you are in “Gallery View,” right-click on any participant that either has their video off or dialed in via telephone, or you can click on the 3 dots at the upper right of their participant box.
      • Choose “Hide Non-Video Participants” to hide all users with their video off.
      • To show non-video participants again, click “Total non-video participants” at the top of your screen and select “Show non-video participants.”
      • Learn more about Video Layout here.
    • Polls + Q&A:
      • When a meeting host would like you to participate in a poll or answer a question, a message box will pop up on your screen.
      • You will have a limited amount of time to submit your answers.
    • Raise Hand:
      • During a meeting, click on the icon labeled “Participants” at the bottom center of your Zoom window.
      • At the bottom of the window on the right side of the screen, click the button labeled “Raise Hand.”
      • Click “Raise Hand” if you want to say something in the meeting.
      • Your digital hand is now raised. Lower it by clicking the same button, now labeled “Lower Hand.

CONFIRMED PARTICIPANTS

TBD

TRANSPORTATION

Airports:

San Francisco (SFO) and San Jose (SJC) are the most convenient local airports. They are about equal distance to SLAC. SFO is bigger and has more flights. Public transport from the airports is not recommended.

Transportation to SLAC:
Link to SLAC maps/directions to SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
https://vue.slac.stanford.edu/useful-information/maps-and-directions

We recommend renting a car.

DINNER

TBD