eScience Workshop


Continuation of Busan APAN Meeting

Joint eScience Workshop to define eScience in Asia Pacific
Joint Workshop with North America and Pacific Europe

1. 27 (Tue)
8:00 – 9:00
Room D


Chair : Chris Elvidge/NOAA
Keynote Addresses

8:00  The transformation of science and engineering through cyberinfrastructure.
     Prof. Tony Hey, Director, e-Science Core Program, UK Research Council. (remotely)
     Abstract | Presentation

8:30  Cyberinfrastructure - Revolutionizing discovery, learning and innovation in the 21st century.
     Dr. Deborah L. Crawford, Deputy Assistant Director for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, NSF. (remotely)
     Abstract | Presentation


1. 28 (Wed)
14:00 – 15:30
Room A


13:00  Workshop introduction, Review of the eScience Committee charter, Draft report & Discussion.
       Dr. Chris Elvidge, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center. Presentation

13:30  Large-scale linguistics archives of endangered Asia-Pacific languages.
       Dr. Linda Barwick, University of Sydney and Pacific And Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC).
       Abstract | Presentation

14:00  Digitizing Aloha: Using Information Technology to Preserve and Present the History and Culture of Hawaii.
       Dr. Bob SchwarzwalderAssistant University Librarian for Library Information Technology University of Hawaii at Mânoa.
       Abstract | Presentation

14:30  The GLORIAD Project.
       Prof. Baoping YAN,  Director, Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
       Abstract | Presentation

15:00 The Earth System Modeling Framework (ESMF)
Balaji, SGI/GFDL Princeton University

15:30  Cyberinfrastructure
for Earth System Modeling.
       Don Middleton, Manager, Visualization and Enabling Technologies Section, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
       Abstract | Presentation

1. 28 (Wed)
16:00 – 17:30

Room A

16:00  Overview of the Earth Observation Summit and the GEO Initiative.
       Chris Elvidge, NOAA.
        Abstract | Presentation

16:30  Discussion on:
          1) building an APAN eScience community across organizational lines,
          2) promoting eScience in the Asia Pacific. Moderator.