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CineGrid 2009 Workshop Program

CineGrid International Workshop 2009

CineGrid's 4th Annual Workshop in La Jolla, CA

It's 4th year running, this workshop brought together members and the knowledge they share. Held in La Jolla, CA, it included rich demonstrations and shaping of the future on digital media. Almost 150 attendees were there from around the world!

CineGrid 2009 International Workshop



CineGrid International Workshop 2009

Workshop organized by Pacific Interface, Inc.
Sponsored 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, UCSD, La Jolla, California
Date: December 6-9, 2009

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.

WORKSHOP PROGRAM


SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2009

12:30 Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for UCSD/Calit2

1:00 Optional Pre-Workshop CineGrid Tutorial Session I
  • Introduction to Networking Concepts for CineGrid: Cees de Laat, University of Amsterdam (UvA)
  • Introduction to Sound Concepts for CineGrid: Peter Otto, UCSD and Brian Long, Meyer Sound Labs
  • Introduction to Picture Concepts for CineGrid: Paul Hearty, Ryerson University, Rogers Communications Centre
  • Introduction to iRODS for CineGrid Exchange Operations: Bing Zhu, UCSD/DICE; Shaofeng Liu, UCSD/Calit2; Dana Plepys, University of Illinois/Electronic Visualization Laboratory (UIC/EVL)
2:30 Break
3:00 Optional Pre-Workshop CineGrid Tutorial Session II
  • Introduction to Networking Concepts for CineGrid: Brian Dunne, UCSD/Calit2
  • Introduction to Sound Concepts for CineGrid: Peter Otto, UCSD and Brian Long, Meyer Sound Labs
  • Introduction to Digital Picture Transmission Concepts for CineGrid: Naohisa Ohta Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University (Keio KMD)
  • Introduction to iRODS for CineGrid Exchange Operations: Bing Zhu, DICE; Shaofeng Liu, UCSD/Calit2; Dana Plepys, UIC/EVL
4:30 Adjourn
4:45 Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla Shores, Calif.  
5:30 Welcome Reception at the La Jolla Shores Hotel (Acapulco Room, 2nd floor)
7:00 CineGrid Executive Committee meeting at the La Jolla Shores Hotel

MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2009

8:00 Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for Calit2 auditorium, UCSD campus
8:15 Registration and continental breakfast at Calit2
9:00 Workshop Welcome and Overview – Natalie Van Osdol, Pacific Interface
9:05 Welcoming remarks – Larry Smarr, Calit2
9:15 Opening Keynote  –  Hon. Juca Ferreira, Minister of Culture, Brazil
9:30 CineGrid Member Projects 2009 – moderated by Larry Smarr, Calit2
(50 minutes = 5 min. intro + 2 x 20 min group presentations + 5 min Q&A)
  • CineGrid @ FILE 2009: Todd Margolis, UCSD; Tereza Cristina M. B. Carvalho, University of Sao Paulo; Jane de Almeida, Mackenzie University
  • CineGrid @ Holland Animation Film Festival (HAFF) 2009: Frank Kresin, Waag Society
10:20 Break            
10:50 Building CineGrid Nodes – moderated by Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2
  • Building a 4K Workflow at PSNC in Poznan: Maciej Glowiak, PSNC
  • Building the Digital Cinema Lab at Ryerson University: Paul Hearty, Ryerson University
  • Building CineGrid Nodes Using SAGE OptIPortals – The Path Forward: Jason Leigh, EVL/UIC
  • Building KAUST Visualization Capabilities: Greg Wickham, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
12:30 Lunch and Calit2 tours – Tom DeFanti, Calit2
  • Calit2 technology demonstrations: Virtulab, Varrier, StarCAVE, SAGE, Hi-Per Wall, AESOP Wall
2:00 Distributed Performance and Musical Collaboration – moderated by Naohisa Ohta, Keio KMD
  • World Opera: Niels Windfeld Lund, University of Tromsø
  • NetBand: Prof. Boncheol Goo, KAIST
  • Distributed Performance and Musical Collaboration, Nathan Brock, UCSD
3:15 Eclipse 2009: Moderated by Naohisa Ohta, Keio/KMD
  • SX S Global Live Streaming of Eclipse 2009 from China: Kunitake Kaneko, Keio/DMC
  • Eclipse CFE Shooting and Post Production for Domes using ARRI-RAW: Fumihiko Kamemura, Keio/DMC
  • SX S Live 4K Multicast and 4K Post Trial: Keishi Kandori, Asahi Broadcast Corporation
4:00 Break
4:30 Streaming Demonstrations – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface, Pacific Interface (PII)
  • Remote Optical Microscopy, Richard Weinberg, USC/SCA (School of Cinema Arts)
  • Remote Observation, Jeff Weekley, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and Atsushi Takahara, NTT Network Innovation Labs
5:45 Adjourn
6:00 Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel
7:00 Workshop buffet dinner at the La Jolla Shores Hotel (Acapulco Room, 2nd floor)

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2009

8:00 Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for Calit2 auditorium
8:15 Registration and continental breakfast at Calit2
9:00 CineGrid Grand Challenge – Long-term Preservation of Digital Media – moderated by Andy Maltz, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Science and Technology Council
  • Creating Preservation and Access Strategies for Digital Content in Hollywood and Beyond: Tyler Leshney, Deluxe Archive Solutions
  • iRODS for Distributed Media Repository: Mike Wan, DICE/UCSD
  • Storage Industry Trends for Digital Media Preservation: Louise Ledeen, NetApp
  • Perpetual Preservation of Digital Media: Ann Gledson, University of Liverpool and Ken Arnold, Industrious Media
10:45 Break
11:15 CineGrid Exchange Project  – moderated by Jim DeRoest, Research Channel
  • CineGrid Exchange Overview: Dana Plepys, UIC/EVL and director, CineGrid Exchange
  • CineGrid Exchange Project 2009 (CXP): Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
12:00 Lunch
  • Lunch plan overview – Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2 & Cees de Laat, UvA
  • Optional Working Group /BOF/ Project Team luncheons (self-organized)
  • Calit2 technology demonstrations: Virtulab, Varrier, StarCAVE, SAGE, Hi-Per Wall, AESOP Wall
1:30 Moving Many Media Bits Over Fast Networks:  moderated by Cees de Laat, UvA
  • Uncompressed 4K Transfer using FPGA: Sven Ubik, CESNET
  • Forward Error Correction for High-Bandwidth Video Streaming, Daisuke Shirai, NTT Network Innovation Laboratories
  • Global Live File Feeding: Kunitake Kaneko, Keio/DMC
  • Semantic Orchestration of Resources in the CineGrid Exchange: Ralph Koning, UvA
3:15 Break
3:45 CineGrid Exchange Screening Room - Moderated by Natalie Van Osdol, Pacific Interface
  • “MicroOrganisms”– Richard Weinberg, USC/SCA
  • “Red-End” – Robin Noorda and Bethany de Forest
  • “TwoSpace” – Larry Cuba, The iotaCenter
  • ”Japan Scenes” – Keishi Kandori, Asahi Broadcasting Corporation
  • “Monterey Scenes” – Jeff Weekley, (NPS)
  • “Hotel” – Jordan Crandall, UCSD
  • "CosmoGrid - a Gravitational Billion Body Problem"–  Paul Wielinga, SARA
  • "SAMOC - High Resolution Ocean Circulation Model" – Paul Wielinga, SARA
  • “In the Attic: Who Has a Birthday Today?” – Jiri Barta
5:05 Lessons Learned: Creators Panel – moderated by Frank Kresin, Waag Society
  • Richard Weinberg, USC/CSA
  • Harry Schreurs, Netherlands Film and Television Academy
  • Keishi Kandori, Asahi Broadcasting Company
  • Jeff Weekley, NPS
  • Paul Wielinga, SARA
5:50 Adjourn
6:00 Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel
7:00 Workshop buffet dinner at the La Jolla Shores Hotel (Acapulco Room, 2nd floor)

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009

8:00 Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for Calit2 auditorium
8:15 Registration and continental breakfast at Calit2
9:00 Networked Cinema Post-Production - moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
  • Networked Cinema Post-Production Mix Theater: Peter Otto and Nathan Brock, UCSD/Calit2, and Steve Morris and Phil Benson, Skywalker Sound
  • Remote color collaboration: Michal Krsek and Sven Ubik, CESNET, and Felix Nevrela, CinePOST
10:30 Break
11:00 Tools for Remote Collaboration – moderated by Paul Hearty, Ryerson University
  • Color Management for Collaboration: Juan Pertierra, Cine-tal Systems
  • Using JabNet for Media Collaboration: Gary Faubert, AboveNet
12:00 Lunch
  • Lunch plan overview – Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2 & Cees de Laat, UvA
  • Optional Working Group / Project Team luncheons to be organized by WG chairs and Team leaders
  • Calit2 technology demonstrations: Virtulab, Varrier, StarCAVE, SAGE, Hi-Per Wall, AESOP Wall
1:30 Media Encoding – moderated by Paul Hearty, Ryerson University, Rogers Communications Centre
  • Flowfield Motion Compensation for 3-D Stereoscopic Moving Image Compression: Gary Demos, Image Essence
  • MPEG-4 ALS Lossless Audio Coding for Transmission and Archiving Applications, Noboru Harada, NTT Communication Science Laboratory
  • JPEG2000 Compression using FPGA: Gael Rouvroy, intoPIX
2:55 Break
3:30 New Approaches to Distance Education and Remote Mentoring – moderated by Richard Weinberg, USC/SCA
  • Remote Auditioning for Musicians:  Jack Vees, Yale University
  • Distance Education for VFX and Interactive Storytelling: Harry Schreurs, Netherlands Film and Television Academy Remote Mentoring in Brazil:  Prof. Teresa Christina M. B. Carvalho, Univ. of Sao Paulo

4:50 CineGrid Moving Forward – Open discussion moderated by Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2 and Cees de Laat, UvA
5:30 Adjourn
5:45 Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel

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CineGrid International Workshop 2009 Program Committee?

Tom DeFanti, UCSD, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology
Cees de Laat, University of Amsterdam, Informatics Institute
Paul Hearty, Ryerson University, Rogers Communications Centre
Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface, Inc.
Naohisa Ohta, Keio University, Research Institute For Digital Media & Content
Peter Otto, UCSD, Department of Music
Natalie Van Osdol, Pacific Interface, Inc.