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
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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