Hi Sebastian -
Thanks for letting me know! You can please ignor those times. My
meeting URL works dynamically to open up new web conferences. I just
opened up the session - but I won't be back onto it until closer to 9
AM central time (Chicago/US) until 8:45am (in about 1 hour).
On 7/9/2012 7:16 AM, Sebastian Schaaf wrote:
Just to be sure: you wrote that the web conference will take place at
9:00 AM Central Time (which should be 4:00 PM here in Munich). After
clicking on the "join meeting" link to I was wondering that there the
timepoint was noted as "May 4, 2012 10:00 AM - May 3, 2013 11:00 AM"
(equals 5:00 PM here). Is this due to the daylight saving time or is
there another reason for the one hour shift?
Looking forward, thanks for the organization!
Ann Black-Ziegelbein schrieb:
Thank you to everyone who helped provide doodle poll input for the
first Czars web conference!
We have set the date:
*Date: *Monday, July 9th
*Time: *09:00 AM Central Time*
Web Conference (this will be recorded and posted for playback):
*We will be using a Blackboard Collaborate web conference. See the
section below for more tips on how to use Blackboard Collaborate
(Elluminate Live) if you have not used it before.
* 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
* Group Goals: what do we want to accomplish with this group beyond
* Open Mic & recruit new volunteers for the next call.
*Blackboard Collaborate (Ellumiate Live!) Tips:
*For our web conferences we will try out Blackboard Collaborate web
conferencing software. You do not need any special client, just a
web browser and java installed (the client will run as a java web
start app). You don't need to use a headset, but if you have one it
does improve your audio. I will try to open up the session 15
minutes early for people to join and try out the technology.
A couple of things to mention, when you launch your session - you can
tune your connection speed:
Talking works like a walkie-talkie ... you have to select "Talk" (see
capture below) to open up your audio line. There can only be 6
simultaneous talkers. Please only select the talk button when you
need to actually talk to reduce background noise and to free up lines
for others to participate.
University of Iowa
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