SKA NREN FORUM KICK-OFF MEETING

UTC
Richard Hughes-Jones (GEANT), Rosie Bolton (SKAO), Shaun Amy (CSIRO)
    • 9:00 AM 9:10 AM
      Welcome and Introduction to the SKA NREN 10m
      Speaker: Richard Hughes-Jones (GEANT)


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    • 9:10 AM 9:35 AM
      Introduction to the SKA Observatory and the Status of Construction - Joe McMullin SKAO 25m
      Speaker: Dr Joseph McMullin (SKAO)
    • 9:35 AM 9:50 AM
      The role of SKA Regional Centres and their required capabilities - Rosie Bolton SKAO and Jesus Salgado SKAO 15m
      Speakers: Jesus Salgado (SKAO), Dr Rosie Bolton (SKAO)
    • 9:50 AM 10:00 AM
      Networks for Global Transport of SKA Data - Richard Hughes-Jones GÉANT 10m
      Speaker: Richard Hughes-Jones (GEANT)
    • 10:00 AM 10:20 AM
      GN4-3N the new Optical Backbone in Europe and Global Connectivity - Sebastiano Buscaglione GÉANT 20m
      Speakers: Richard Hughes-Jones (GEANT), Sebastiano Buscaglione
    • 10:20 AM 10:30 AM
      Discussion and Future meetings 10m
      Speaker: Shaun Amy (CSIRO)

      Notes:

      Suggestions for future topics

      • Overview of within-Observatory networking (SaDT)
      • Representatives from SRC projects outlining national/regional plans
      • IPv6
      • Data transfer tests between telescope sites and SRCs - current, planned, possible in future

      Next meeting: Anticipate quarterly schedule. Next meeting mid March 2022 - pending a doodle poll.