Hi everyone -
We are targeting a web conference call for Galaxy Deployers/Operators
for July 9th or 10th. This teleconference will be held using Elluminate
Live/Blackboard Collborate web conference - so all data (including
voice) will be over the internet. We have good luck at the University
of Iowa with this technology for world wide remote conferences (our
Ponseti International group uses it for their large distributed
collaboration and others) and we can record our session and post it for
playback off of the wiki.
Finding a time that will suit everyone will be a challenge. If you can
take a moment to respond to the doodle poll with when you can join a web
conference, it will help us find the best time for the majority:
By the way, if you have not found it yet, here is a link the Galaxy Czar
Here is a draft agenda for our first call - comments are welcome :
*For our first Mtg.*
* Logistics: Address how we want to tackle these calls. Go over generic
agenda. Frequency of calls
* Presentation: Galaxy at Iowa: Discuss our issues with big data, how
NGS tools take in/output data and finding the right storage server solution.
* Group Goals: what do we want to accomplish with this group beyond
* Open Mic & recruit new volunteers for the next call.
*My shot at a generic agenda outline - to be customized each User Group
20 min: Galaxy in Our Town. - presentation from a local galaxy
institution on what they are doing or a problem they are troubleshooting
- or have someone walk through their use cases and pain points.
20 min: Galaxy Today/Tomorrow. - presentation on a galaxy coding item.
Either from penn state team, or from someone working on a new feature or
20 mins: Open Mic Discussion & make point to point connections. IE -
organize smaller breakouts if someone wants to host a call specific to
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