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CSG Workshops and Business Meeting Agenda

Rice University
26-28 January, 2022


Wednesday:  CSG Short Workshops
Second Floor Lecture Hall (Room 280), BioScience Research Collaborative, BioScience Research Collaborative

All times CT

9:00 - 10:30
Brunch
Fountain Room, Hotel ZaZa 
11:00 Welcome & Conference Introduction (TBD)
Second Floor Lecture Hall (Room 280), BioScience Research Collaborative
11:05 Short Workshop:  Low Code Application Platforms
Coordinators:  Jim Phelps (U Wash), Kitty Bridges (someone from NYU), Mark Field (UW-Madison), Walter Wong (and/or other CMU), Brandon Rich (Notre Dame), Orrie Gartner (someone from CU-Boulder)
Please see Addendum A for the detailed agenda.
12:45 Break
1:15
Short Workshop: Recalibrating from the COVID sprint
Coordinators: Charley Kneifel (Duke), Jenn Stringer (someone from UCB), Sarah Christen (Cornell), Tracy Weber (Notre Dame)
Please see Addendum B for the detailed agenda.
3:00 Adjourn

CSG Virtual Social Hour, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

CSG Group Dinner

Faculty Club, Rice University

5:30
7:00
Cocktails
Dinner


Thursday:  CSG Short Workshops
Second Floor Lecture Hall (Room 280), BioScience Research Collaborative, BioScience Research Collaborative

8:00 - 9:00 Steering Committee Meeting
The Fishbowl, Hotel ZaZa
9:00 - 10:30 Brunch
Fountain Room, Hotel ZaZa
11:00 Short Workshop:  Successful case studies of automation and modernization of teaching and research tools
Coordinators: William Deigaard (TAMU), Mark McCahill (Duke), Todd Shechter (someone from UW-Madison), Tom Lewis (U Wash), Scott Yockel (Harvard)
Please see Addendum C for the detailed agenda.
Second Floor Lecture Hall (Room 280), BioScience Research Collaborative
12:45
Break
12:45 Short Workshop:  Building new campus network soon? What should / could one do?
Coordinators: William Deigaard (on behalf of TAMU Colleague, Dan Schmiedt), William Deigaard, Todd Shechter (someone from Madison), Will Brockelsby (Duke), Neil Brown (UNL), Tiffany Hanulec (Penn), John Buysse (Notre Dame)
Please see Addendum C for the detailed agenda.
Second Floor Lecture Hall (Room 280), BioScience Research Collaborative
3:00 Adjourn

CSG Virtual Social Hour, 5:00 - 6:00 PM

CSG Group Dinner
Fountain Room, Hotel ZaZa

5:30
7:00
Cocktails
Dinner

Friday:  CSG Business Meeting
Second Floor Lecture Hall (Room 280), BioScience Research Collaborative, BioScience Research Collaborative

7:00 - 8:30
Breakfast
Fountain Room, Hotel ZaZa
9:00           
I. Introductory Remarks (CSG Coordinator)
9:05
II. Organizational Issues (CSG Coordinator)
  1. Steering/Membership Committee Issues (Christen)
  2. Treasurer's Report (Fleagle)
  3. Logistics for Next Meeting (Antonelli)
  4. Venues and Dates for Future CSG Meetings (Antonelli)
    Please see http://www.stonesoup.org/future.html
    for the current list.
9:15
III. Short Slots and Breaking News (CSG Coordinator)
Workshop Summaries (:05)
Consortial Updates (:20)
9:40
IV. Timely Topics and Gossip (Christen)
Topics TBA
10:40
V. Topic Selection for Next Meeting (Christen)
11:00
Break
11:30 VI. Short Discussion 1: Central campus support of research computing
Coordinators: Todd Shechter (UW-Madison), Brandon Rich (Notre Dame), Tony Rimovsky (Notre Dame), Jim Taylor (Penn State), Ben Rota (Harvard), Chris Hoffman (Berkeley), Erik Lundberg (U Wash), Tom Lewis (U Wash), Scott Midkiff or someone else (VT), Bruce Vincent (SLAC National Accelerator Lab)
12:30
VII. Short Discussion 2:  Competing in the new workforce market
Coordinators:  Scott Midkiff (VT), Jody Couch (Berkeley), Jennifer Norton Brucker (CU-Boulder), Jane Livingston (Notre Dame), Carrie Shumaker (UMich), Sarah Christen (Cornell), Klara Jelinkova (Harvard)
1:30 Adjourn



Addendum A:
Short Workshop 1:  Low Code Application Platforms
Detailed Agenda

TBD


Addendum B: Short Workshop 2:  Recalibrating from the COVID sprint
Detailed Agenda

TBD


Addendum C: Short Workshop:  Successful case studies of automation and modernization of teaching and research tools

TBD


Addendum D: Short Workshop:  Building new campus network soon? What should / could one do?