[AG-TECH] Re: Access Grid Townhall Reminder - December 6

Thomas D. Uram turam at mcs.anl.gov
Thu Dec 1 12:53:50 CST 2005

Clarification:  The townhall will be on Tuesday, December 6.

On 12/1/05 12:24 PM, Thomas D. Uram wrote:
> The December Townhall is scheduled for Tuesday, December 5, at 10:00AM CST
> (16:00 UTC).  It will be held in the Argonne National Laboratory venue 
> on the
> institutional venue server (Go to 
> https://ivs.mcs.anl.gov:9000/Venues/default, then
> Government Institutions Lobby, then Argonne National Lab).
> Invited Speaker:  Gareth Lewis, Reading University
> Multicast Application Sharing Tool (MAST)
> MAST is an application sharing tool, which has been developed for the
> eminerals project in the UK. We have groups of scientists distributed
> around the country who already use the Access grid to discuss their
> work. The main problem they had was to visualise information between
> each other in a simple manner and between institutes with strict
> firewall policies. MAST has been developed to overcome these problems by
> using Multicast to send the visual data to each of the participants. We
> have also created service scripts so that MAST can be loaded
> automatically by the AG when you enter a new Venue. I will talk about
> the development of MAST, and what feedback we have received from users
> in our project.
> There will be a second session held for those in the Asia-Pacific 
> region, at
> 6:00PM CST (Wednesday, 00:00 UTC).  Of course, anyone is welcome to 
> attend this
> session, if it's more agreeable with their schedules.
> ANL will be running bridges in the Argonne venue for this meeting.

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