Hi Ann,

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!

Sebastian


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.
https://globalcampus.uiowa.edu/join_meeting.html?meetingId=1262330108904
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Agenda:*
* 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 discussions/sharing?
* 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.



Thanks!

Ann Black-Ziegelbein
University of Iowa




--
Sebastian Schaaf, M.Sc. Bioinformatics
Chair of Biometry and Bioinformatics
Department of Medical Information Sciences, Biometry and Epidemiology
University of Munich
Marchioninistr. 15, K U1 (postal)
Marchioninistr. 17, U 006 (office)
D-81377 Munich (Germany)
Tel: +49 89 2180-78229

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