Unidata Users Committee Meeting

15-16 September 2014

Unidata Program Center
FL4-Room 1201
Boulder, Colorado


Users Committee Summary April 2014
Action Items April 2014
Acronyms list and glossary of terms

Monday, 15 September 2014

8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:00 Administrative Items

9:00-9:15 Strategic Advisory Committee Report - Mohan Ramamurthy and Kevin Tyle

9:15-10:15 Director's Report & Questions - Mohan Ramamurthy

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:00 Around-the-table reports from UserComm members

11:00-11:30 AWIPS II Demo - Michael James

11:30-12:00 CONDUIT & AWIPS II - Becky Cosgrove

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:45 Status Reports - (Users Committee should review status reports prior to the meeting) - staff will be available for questions

(Download a PDF version of agenda and status reports here)

1:45-2:00 Steering Committee Reports

2:00-2:15 Break

2:15-3:45 2015 Users Workshop - Josh Young, Steve Lazarus, Michael Baldwin

3:45-4:00 Transition to Auditorium

4:00-5:00 2014 DeSouza Award Lecture

5:00 Adjourn

7:00 Collaborative discussion on the day's proceedings over dinner

Tuesday, 15 September 2014

8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45 User Committee Site Visit Surveys - Josh Young

8:45-9:15 Teaching Resources Update and Demonstration - Jeff Weber

9:15-9:40 UPC Presentation on Cloud-related activities - Ward Fisher

9:40-10:15 Blue Sky Session

Topic: Smartphone Sensor Data; Does it have a future?

Entities such as PressureNet are retrieving data from smart phone users across the world, can we imagine a scenario where we are interested in this data? If so, for what variable, with what level of accuracy?

This discussion is not meant to focus on this one company’s data but if you would like to learn more (including accessing their data) please visit http://pressurenet.io/

10:15-10:25 Break

10:25-10:50 UPC Presentation on Python-related activities - Ryan May

10:50-11:15 Wrap-up session, review/assign Action Items - Kevin Tyle

11:15-12:00 Executive Session

12:00 Adjourn