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Meeting Agenda

Large Scale Computing and Storage Requirements for Biological and Environmental Research
September 11-12, 2012

Location: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Executive Meeting Center. 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, 20852

Tuesday, September 11

All times Eastern.

Time Topic Presenter
  8:00 Arrive, informal discussions  
  8:30 Welcome, introductions, review goals Yukiko Sekine, Harvey Wasserman, Richard Gerber
  8:45 BER Program Office Research Directions  Susan Gregurick, BER
  9:15 NERSC Role in BER Research  Kathy Yelick
10:00 Break  
10:15 Case Study:  Community Earth System Model (CESM) Tom Bettge
10:45 Case Study: CLIMES and IMPACTS William Collins


Case Study: PISCEES Ice Sheet Modeling Steve Price
11:45 Case Study: Development of Frameworks for Robust Regional Climate Modeling Ruby Leung
12:15 Working Lunch  
12:45 Case Study: Characterization of Clouds Aerosols and the Cryosphere Jin-Ho Yoon
  1:15 Case Study: Anthropogenic Climate Change Using Super-Parameterization Cristiana Stan
  1:45 Case Study: Climate Science for a Sustainable Energy Future (CSSEF) David Bader
  2:15 Case Study:  Sparse Input Reanalysis Gilbert Compo
  2:45 Break  
  3:00 Case Study: Subsurface Flow Tim Scheibe
  3:30 Case Study: Joint Genome Institute David Goodstein, Victor Markowitz
  4:15 Break  
  6:00  Adjourn for the day  


Wednesday, September 12

 All times Eastern.

Time Topic Presenter
  8:00 Arrive, informal discussions  
  8:30 Introduction to New NERSC Director Sudip Dosanjh
9:00 Case Study: Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Protein Dynamics and Lignocellulosic Biomass Loukas Petridis
9:30 Case Study: Computational Predictions of Transcription Factor Binding Sites  Mohammed AlQuraishi
10:00 Case Study: DOE Systems Biology Knowledgebase Tom Brettin
10:00 Break  
10:30 Review of Case Studies  Harvey Wasserman, Richard Gerber
11:15 Consensus findings discussion All
 11:30  Working Lunch  
   1:00 Adjourn