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Conferences & Symposia : NEES Consortium - Second Annual Meeting


WEDNESDAY - MAY 19, 2004
6:00-8:00 pm Hosted reception with hors d’oeuvres, sponsored by MTS Systems Corp. PI’s of the Equipment Sites and the SI projects were available to discuss usage of NEES with potential researchers.

THURSDAY - MAY 20, 2004
7:15-8:15 am Continental Breakfast & Meeting check-in
8:15-8:30 Opening of Meeting and Agenda Overview: Ian Buckle, President, NEES Consortium
8:30-8:45 Welcome by NEES Consortium, Inc. Executive Director: Cliff Roblee
8:45-9:15 Welcome from NSF: Joy Pauschke, NSF NEES Program Director
9:15-9:45 The Shared Cyberinfrastructure Program: Sangtae Kim, Director, Division of Shared Cyberinfrastructure, Directorate of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, NSF
9:45-10:15 NEES Research Solicitations: Steven McCabe, NEESR Program Manager, NSF
10;15-10:30 NIED E-Defense: Toru Hayama, Executive Director, National Research Institute of Earth Science and Disaster Prevention
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-noon NEES Equipment Site “Travelogue,” Part I: Shake Tables (UB-SUNY, U.Nevada-Reno, UCSD); Mobile and Field (BYU/UCSB, UCLA. U of Texas - Austin [see lunch speaker below.] )
noon-1:30 pm Lunch: Speaker, Kenneth Stokoe, University of Texas at Austin
1:30-2:30 NEES Committee Updates and Live Wireless Polling of Members: Andrew Neitlich
-- Education, Outreach, and Training: Thalia Anagnos, Chair
-- Finance: Craig Comartin, Chair
-- Data Sharing and Archiving: Andrei Reinhorn, Chair
-- IT: Cherri Pancake, Chair
-- Site Operations: Roberto Leon, Chair
2:30-3:00 Break
3:00-5:00 NEES Committee Meetings
6:00-7:30 Banquet
Guest Speaker: Luis Esteva, President, International Assoc. for Earthquake Engineering

FRIDAY - MAY 21, 2004
7:30-8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00-9:30 NEES Equipment Site “Travelogue,” Part II: Tsunami (OSU); Large-Scale Structures (U. Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, Lehigh, U. Minnesota, UC-Berkeley, U. Colorado - Boulder); Large-Scale Lifelines and Geotechnical (Cornell); Centrifuges (RPI, UC-Davis)
9:30-10:30 Early Research Usage of NEES Equipment Sites
-- Cathy French
-- Roberto Leon
-- John Wallace
-- Sharon Wood
10:30-11:00 Break (w/ group photo)
11:00-11:45 Committee Reports
-- Education, Outreach, and Training: Thalia Anagnos, Chair
-- Data Sharing and Archiving: Andrei Reinhorn, Chair
-- IT: Cherri Pancake, Chair
-- Site Operations: Roberto Leon, Chair
11:45-1:15 pm Lunch: Speaker, James Malley, President of SEAOC and Principal Engineer with Degenkolb Engineers
-- Keiichi Ohtani, NIED E-Defense Update
1:15-1:50 Community Input: Andrew Neitlich
Discussion and live wireless polling of the audience: Prioritization of NEES Consortium membership services, reactions to the first round of NEESR Solicitations/proposals, evaluation of this annual meeting, preferences for future meetings
1:50-2:30 Demonstration of New NEES IT Capabilities
-- Bill Spencer, System Integration Project
-- Tarek Abdoun, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
2:30-3:00 Break
3:00-4:00 Building Bridges Between NEES and the Geoscience Community
-- Chaitan Baru, SDSC and GEON
-- Thomas Jordan, SCEC
-- William Leith, USGS and ANSS
-- David Simpson, IRIS and EarthScope
4:00-4:15 Closing: Ian Buckle, NEES Consortium, President

SATURDAY - MAY 22, 2004
8:30 am Depart Hotel for Field Trip to UC San Diego Equipment Site

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