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Agenda

ERSUG Agenda

Jan. 8-9, 1996
Berkeley Lab



Monday, Jan. 8
8:00    Shuttle Buses arrive at Marriott
8:15    Buses Depart promptly for Berkeley Lab
8:45    Coffee

9:15    Report from the MICS Program Office -- Kitchens

9:45    NERSC / ESnet -- McCurdy, Leighton, McCoy, Jette, Welcome,
    -  What stays the same
    -  Shape and Scope of the NERSC at Berkeley Lab,
         including integration  to ER programs
         increased partnering
         distributed computing

11:45    Break

12:00    Working Lunch -- Pier Oddone
    Vision for program Leveraging at Berkeley Lab
    and extensibility throughout Energy Research

1:15    Break

1:45    Status of the Move
    -  Critical Path of NERSC Move to Berkeley Lab-- Merola
         including:  staff, space, facilities, timeline
    -  Contract Issues -- Fitzgerald
    -  LLNL NERSC support -- McCoy
    -  Communication with Users and DOE -- McCurdy
    -  Key Personnel and other Issues -- McCurdy

3:15    Break

3:30    Procurement -- McCurdy
    -  vendor
    -  configuration
    -  schedule
    -  early access/friendly user plans

5:15    Shuttle Bus departs to Hotel

Evening:  No Host Dinner, Location TBD


Tues, Jan. 9
8:00    Shuttle Buses arrive at Marriott
8:15    Buses Depart promptly for Berkeley Lab
8:45    Coffee

9:15    A perspective from Headquarters -- Nelson

9:45    Focused Discussion:   Allocation Process
               -- Kendall, Kitchens, McCurdy, Jette
    -  SMP capacity engine
    -  MPP capability engine
    -  SPP-like or hybrid

11:45    Break

12:00    Working Lunch -- Chuck Shank, Bky Lab Director
    The Berkeley Lab Commitment to success of the NERSC

1:30    Break

2:00    Focused Discussion: -- Hingerty/Kendall
    Restructuring of EXERSUG, including
    -  relationships: SAC, Program Offices and the NERSC
    -  membership process
    -  accountability
    -  distributed computing

3:30    Update of Green Book -- Kendall

4:30    Buses Depart to Marriott