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Jason Leigh presenting the OptIPuter Data and Visualization Team report at the Open House.
OptIPuter discussions taking place during coffee breaks and lunches in the Calit2 lobby.

01.17.2006 - 01.20.2006
All Hands Meeting and Open House
4th Annual Backplane (a.k.a. Network) Architecture Workshop

Calit2 @ UCSD
La Jolla, CA

For directions to Calit2, see <http://www.calit2.net/about/info/ucsd/index.php>
Click here to download campus map.

The annual OptIPuter All Hands Meeting (AHM) consists of working meetings for funded and affiliate partners on Wednesday and Thursday, January 18-19, and a one-day “open house” on Friday, January 20, for anyone interested in learning more about the OptIPuter project. The AHM is preceded by the invitation-only Backplane Architecture Workshop, at which partners discuss OptIPuter optical networking control plane management.

4th Annual Backplane (a.k.a. Network) Architecture Workshop

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

This Workshop is for OptIPuter research partners focused on optical networking control plane management. Organizer: Joe Mambretti, Northwestern University/iCAIR.

[Agenda] (PDF; 109KB)

[Attendee List ] (PDF; 77KB)


OptIPuter Middleware Software Implementation Plans
Progress on GT4 Integration
Nut Taesombut, UCSD
[PowerPoint] (5,594KB)

OptIPuter Distributed Optical Backplane Software Implementation Plans
Joe Mambretti, Northwestern University
[PowerPoint] (3,782KB)    

Status and Plans for EVL Software Components
Jason Leigh, EVL/UIC
[PowerPoint] (2,208KB)    
[Scenario PDF] (929KB)    

OptIPuter AAA Module Implementation Plans
Cees De Laat, University of Amsterdam
[PowerPoint] (5,500 KB)    

Measurements and Backplane Software
Xingfu Wu, Texas A&M University
[PowerPoint] (495KB)    

Components Related to High Performance Transport Protocols
Venkat Vishwanath, EVL/UIC
[PowerPoint] (232KB)    

Interdomain Signaling Implementation Plans
Recovery, Restoration Implementation Software
Oliver Yu, EVL/UIC
[PowerPoint] (311KB)    

OptIPuter UCLP Implementation Plans
Bill St. Arnaud, CANARIE
[PowerPoint] (1,249KB)    

OptIPuter 2006 Testbed Development
Philip Papadopoulos
[PowerPoint] (9,564KB)    

OptiGrid Plans
Larry Smarr
[PowerPoint] (177KB)
Tom DeFanti and Venkat Vishwanath
[PowerPoint] (235KB)    


OptIPuter All Hands Meeting and Open House

Wednesday-Friday, January 18-20, 2006

[Agenda  ](PDF; 174KB)

[Attendee List]


OptIPuter AHM 4th Year Review
Larry Smarr, Calit2
[PowerPoint] (1,539KB)    

UC Irvine OptIPuter Link
Dana Roode, UCI
[PowerPoint] (683KB)   

OptIPuter Scenario for 5-Layer Integrated Solutions to Data-Intensive Applications
Jason Leigh, EVL/UIC
[PDF] (929KB)    

OptIPuter Systems Software Status
Valerie Taylor, Texas A&M University
[PowerPoint ] (2,208KB)   

*Metro OptIPuter Backplane
Joe Mambretti, Northwestern University
[PowerPoint] (1,649KB)    

*Quartzite: On-Demand Light Pipes on Campus
Phil Papadopoulos, SDSC/Calit2
[PowerPoint] (1,251KB)    

*StarPlane and LightHouse
Cees de Laat, University of Amsterdam
[PowerPoint] (9,201KB)  


OptIPuter Overview
Larry Smarr, Calit2
[PowerPoint] (12,426KB)   
Frontier Advisory Board (FAB) Report
Joe Mambretti, Northwestern University
[PowerPoint] (1,528KB)    

Applications and Outreach OptIPuter Team
Steve Peltier, NCMIR/UCSD
Debi Kilb, SIO/UCSD
[PowerPoint] (41,999KB)    

Data, Visualization and Collaboration OptIPuter Team
Jason Leigh, EVL/UIC
[PowerPoint] (53,374KB)    

System Software OptIPuter Team
Eric Weigle, UCSD
[PowerPoint] (1,704KB)    

Networking; Hardware Infrastructure, Data Storage OptIPuter Team
Tom DeFanti, EVL/UIC and Calit2/UCSD
[PowerPoint] (5,590KB)    

OptIPuter Tech Transfer to the Broader e-Science Communities
Larry Smarr, Calit2
[PowerPoint] (6,632KB)    

Charlie Catlett, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory
[PowerPoint] (4,486KB)    

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Hotel Information
Reservation cut-off date is Wednesday, December 21, 2005.

Reference the "Calit2/OptIPuter" block when calling the hotel for reservations. The block rate for a single room is $129 per night, plus 10.5% tax (an additional $20 per person/per night applies when booking doubles). Parking is $7/night. Guests are responsible for their own room, tax, parking and incidental charges upon checkout.

Reservations requests received after 5:00pm local time at the Hotel on the cut-off date will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.

Cancellations must be made prior to 48 hours of your stay, or you will be charged. This includes changes made to the reservation, such as early departures.

Sea Lodge at La Jolla Shores
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA 92037-3108

+1.800.237.5211 (USA reservations)
+1.858.459.8271 (phone)
+1.858.456.9346 (fax)

Parking is limited on the UCSD campus. Free shuttle transportation between the Sea Lodge and the Calit2 building on the UCSD campus will be provided on a set schedule from Tuesday morning through Friday afternoon.

For directions to Calit2, see <http://www.calit2.net/about/info/ucsd/index.php>
Click here to download campus map.