Agenda

2008 AccessData Workshop
Portland, Oregon
Embassy Suites, Downtown

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Time Event
5:00 - 9:00 pm Workshop Registration Open, Fireside Room
6:00 - 9:00 pm Demo Session and Share Fair, Fireside Room
6:00 - 7:30 pm Dinner Buffet and hosted bar, Fireside Room

Thursday, May 1, 2008

7:00 - 8:30 am Workshop Registration Open, Queen Marie Ballroom Foyer
Turn in Data Use Questionnaires-yellow by 8:30 am
6:45 - 8:30 Breakfast available in the Arcadian Garden Dining Room
8:30 am Workshop Begins, Queen Marie Ballroom
8:30 - 8:45 Welcome, Review of Logistics - Ben Domenico, Tina Campbell
8:45 - 8:55 Overview of AccessData Workshop Goals (PowerPoint 6.6MB May5 08) - Tamara Ledley
8:55 - 9:40 Keynote Presentation #1
Data, Data Everywhere, But Not a Bit to Display
Jeff Weber, Unidata Program Center, Boulder, Colorado
9:40 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 12:00 Team Breakout - Session 1
Meet your team members, Learn about the data, tools, and expertise represented on your team
TEAM ROOMS:
Alaska SAR - Room 113
CREW - Room 112
EO Time Series - Room 503
GeoBrain - Room 110
GLOBE - Watershed Dynamics - Room 111
NCDC - Room 104
NEO - Queen Marie Ballroom
NODC - Room 432
Unidata/COMET - Room 403
UW-Madison - Room 105
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Buffet in Arcadian Garden Dining Room
1:00 - 2:30 ToolTime Session 1
Featured Tools and Rooms:
Unidata's Integrated Data Viewer (IDV) - Roy Yates Room
GeoBrain - Marshall Joffre Room
My World GIS - Chief Poker Jim Room
See Tool Time descriptions for information about each session and links to download tools and/or data.
2:30 - 2:45 Break
2:45 - 4:20 Team Breakout - Session 2
4:20—4:30 Day 1 Evaluation Survey - Complete and submit in breakout rooms
5:00-7:00 Manager's Reception (complimentary drinks and snacks) in Arcadian Garden Dining Room
7:00 Dinner on your own.

Friday, May 2, 2008

Time Event
6:45 - 8:30 Breakfast Buffet available in Arcadian Garden Dining Room
8:30 - 8:45 Welcome, Daily Logistics Overview - Tamara Ledley, Queen Marie Ballroom
8:45 - 9:30 Keynote Presentation #2
From satellites to end users: Real world applications of remote sensing in a rapidly changing climate
Anupma Prakash, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks
9:30 - 9:45 Break
9:45 - 10:50 Team Breakout - Session 3
Brainstorm possible storylines for educational activities
10:50 - 11:00 Break as needed
11:00 - 12:00 Team Breakout - Session 4
Evaluate suggested storylines and perform proof-of-concept checks, select one workable data-use scenario for development
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Buffet, Arcadian Garden Dining Room
1:00 - 2:30 Tool Time Session 2
Featured Tools and Rooms:
Google Earth - Roy Yates Room
NEO - Marshall Joffre Room
ESRI's ArcExplorer Java Edition for Educators - Chief Poker Jim Room
See Tool Time descriptions for information about each session and links to download tools and/or data.
2:30 - 2:45 Break
2:45 - 3:30 Team Breakout - Session 5
Develop the case study and outline procedures for data access and analysis.
3:30 - 3:45 Break
3:45 - 4:20 Team Breakout - Session 6
Flesh out access and analysis procedures with info that will build users' knowledge about the data and tools; suggest ideas for going further.
4:20—4:30 Day 2 Evaluation Survey - Complete and submit in breakout rooms
5:00 Dinner on your own

Saturday, May 3, 2008

Time Event
6:45 - 8:30 Breakfast Buffet in the Arcadian Garden Dining Room
8:30 - 8:50 Overview, Logistics, and Thank-yous (last time everyone is all together) - Tamara Ledley, Queen Marie Ballroom
8:50 - 9:35 Team Breakout - Session 7
9:35 - 9:50 Break
9:50 - 11:00 Final Team Breakout Session
Finalize activity outline. Upload summary PowerPoint Slides and all documents to team wiki page.
11:00 - 11:15 Move to report out rooms, make certain team slides are available on projected computer.
Group 1: Unitdata-Comet, UAF-SAR, GeoBrain - Queen Marie Ballroom
Group 2: GLOBE, CREW, NODC - Roy Yates Room
Group 3: NCDC, NEO, UW-Madison - Marshall Joffre Room
11:15 - 11:45 Team Report Out Sessions
11:45 - 12:00 Complete and submit Final Evaluation Survey-blue
12:00 Lunch Buffet in the Arcadian Garden Dining Room (box lunches will be available for those who need to leave right away)

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