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2006 Program

CineGrid International Workshop

FINAL Program [View PDF]


Workshop sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc. and Pacific Interface, Inc.

Organized by CineGrid, a non-profit organization headquartered in California.

Hosted by the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) at University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

Location: Calit2 Auditorium, 1st Floor, Atkinson Hall, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) in La Jolla, CA

December 14-15, 2006

CineGrid’s mission is to build an interdisciplinary community that is focused on the research, development, and demonstration of networked collaborative tools to enable the production, use and exchange of very-high-quality digital media over photonic networks.

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13, 2006 

6:00 - Welcome Party at the Sea Lodge Hotel (Acapulco Room, 2nd floor)

THURSDAY DECEMBER 14, 2006

8:00 - Buses depart Sea Lodge Hotel for Calit2 Auditorium

8:15 - Registration and continental breakfast at Calit2

9:00 - Introduction to CineGrid ? Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface

9:15 - Self-introductions by all attendees

9:30 - Keynote CineGrid 4K Demonstration ? Larry Smarr, Calit2 UCSD/UCI

10:00 - Panel: Lessons Learned from the CineGrid@AES Event – moderated by Natalie Van Osdol, Pacific Interface

  • Peter Otto, UCSD/Calit2/CRCA
  • Kunitake Kaneko, Keio University, Research Institute For
  • Digital Media & Content (Keio/DMC)
  • Craig Mirkin, Industrial Light & Magic (ILM)
  • Steve Morris, Skywalker Sound
  • Brian Dunne, UCSD/Calit2
  • Todd Margolis, UCSD/Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA)
  • Jurgen Schulze, UCSD/Calit2

10:45 - Break and Guided Tour of the Calit2 CineGrid node

11:45 - Building the CineGrid Infrastructure – Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2, and Naohisa Ohta, Keio/DMC

Infrastructure needs for CineGrid nodes to enable production, storage, display and exchange of content. Connecting to CineGrid networks: infrastructure capabilities, how to establish LambdaGrid links, local GLIF/GOLE providers establishing local loop, etc.

12:30 - Lunch

1:15 - Sony SXRD presentation in the auditorium and Cine-tal presentation in the Multi-Purpose room (Optional)
2:00 - CineGrid Collaborative Structures: Joint Projects and Working Groups – Laurin Herr

All workshop attendees are invited to participate in Working Group sessions on Thursday afternoon. These sessions will be moderated, with summary reports presented to the plenary group on Friday. The goal is to meet new colleagues, explore areas of common interest, and exchange opinions about Core Infrastructure and Applications R&D themes for CineGrid, potentially leading to future joint projects and long-term CineGrid working groups. Four working groups comprise the first block of workshop breakout sessions; three more comprise the second block of breakout sessions.

2:30 - Core Infrastructure and Applications R&D Working Groups Breakout #1

  • WG1. CineGrid Network R&D – moderated by Cees de Laat
  • WG2. Building the CineGrid Infrastructure – moderated by Tom DeFanti and Naohisa Ohta
  • WG3. Networked Audio Solutions – moderated by Peter Otto
  • WG4. CineGrid Archive, Preservation, Restoration & Exchange Program – moderated by Louise Ledeen

3:30 - Break

4:00 - Core Infrastructure and Applications R&D Working Groups Breakout #2

  • WG5. Digital Filmmaking – moderated by Richard Weinberg
  • WG6. Advanced Picture & Sound Systems: 4K and Beyond – moderated by Tom DeFanti and Jason Leigh
  • WG7. Distance Learning, Remote Mentoring and Training for Digital Media – moderated by Joaquin Alvarado

5:00 - End of Working Group Sessions

5:15 - Wrap-up Day 1 (re-convene in auditorium)

5:30 - Adjourn

5:45 - Bus returns to Sea Lodge Hotel

6:30 - Workshop buffet dinner at the Sea Lodge Hotel (Acapulco Room, 2nd floor)

Informal discussions can continue at dinner and the Sea Lodge hot tub afterwards (bring your suit!)

FRIDAY DECEMBER 15, 2006

8:00 - Buses depart Sea Lodge Hotel for Calit2 Auditorium

8:15 - Registration and continental breakfast at Calit2

9:00 - Welcoming remarks – Ramesh Rao, UCSD/Calit2

9:10 - Overview of CineGrid – Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface

9:30 - Panel: CineGrid from the Media School Perspective – moderated by Richard Weinberg, University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts

  • Paul Hearty, Ryerson University
  • Peter Otto, UCSD/CRCA and Calit2
  • Robert Ellis Geiger, City University of Hong Kong
  • Rebecca Allen, UCLA, Dept. of Design Media Arts

10:15 - Panel: CineGrid from the Economic Development Perspective – moderated by Joaquin Alvarado, SFSU/INGI, DMAC

  • Gordon Hanson, UCSD
  • Bill Hutchinson, Hutchison Management International
  • Boris Frochen, PRIME, Paris
  • Yolanda Benson, State of California Business, Transportation & Housing Authority

11:00 - Break

11:30 - Panel: CineGrid from the Scientific Visualization Perspective – moderated by Larry Smarr, Calit2 UCSD/UCI

  • Dan Sandin, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL)
  • Stephen David Beck, Louisiana State University
  • Jason Leigh, UIC/EVL

12:15 - Panel: CineGrid from the Hollywood Perspective – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface

  • Steve Kowalski, Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • Wendy Aylsworth, Warner Bros.
  • Garrett Smith, Paramount Pictures
  • Howard Lukk, Walt Disney Studios

1:00 - Lunch

1:45 - Sony SXRD presentation in the auditorium and Cine-tal presentation in the Multi-Purpose room (Optional)

2:30 - CineGrid 4K Demonstration – streaming to Calit2 auditorium from remote CineGrid nodes

3:15 - Panel: CineGrid from the Research Network Perspective – moderated by Maxine Brown, UIC/EVL

  • Ron Johnson, University of Washington
  • Tom West, National LambdaRail (NLR)
  • Peter Marshall, CANARIE
  • John Silvester, USC/CENIC
  • Walter van Dijk, SURFnet
  • Tomonori Aoyama, Keio DMC, Japan Gigabit Network (JGN2)

4:00 - Break

4:30 - Summary Reports from the Moderators of Thursday’s Working Groups

  • WG1. Cees de Laat
  • WG2. Tom DeFanti and Naohisa Ohta
  • WG3. Peter Otto
  • WG4. Louise Ledeen
  • WG5. Richard Weinberg
  • WG6. Tom DeFanti and Jason Leigh
  • WG7. Joaquin Alvarado

5:15 - Plenary Working Group – Event-based Live Performances over CineGrid – moderated by Laurin Herr with other WG moderators on-stage

5:45 - CineGrid Next Steps ? Laurin Herr

6:00 - Adjourn

6:15 - Bus returns to Sea Lodge


Workshop breakfasts sponsored by CINE-tal.
Workshop lunches sponsored by Sony Electronics.