The abstract is now submitted.


On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 8:35 AM, Matthew Turk <matthewturk@gmail.com> wrote:
On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 11:34 AM, Douglas Harvey Rudd
<drudd@uchicago.edu> wrote:
> I agree to drop the last sentence as well, it's not terribly clear, and ending on petabytes and
> tens of thousands of cores gives it a nice punch.
>
> How long is the presentation?  I'd worry about too many changes of ambassadors taking up
> too much time.

30 minutes -- and I agree, but regardless of what we end up doing
during the talk, I think everybody in attendance ought to be listed on
the author list.  :)

>
> Douglas Rudd
> Scientific Computing Consultant
> Research Computing Center
> drudd@uchicago.edu
>
>
>
> On Mar 14, 2014, at 8:11 AM, Matthew Turk <matthewturk@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Nathan, please feel free to submit the abstract, but could you please
>> (in the additional notes section) include the author list?  You might
>> also mention in the notes that we're hoping to split up the
>> presentation and additionally have "ambassadors" or something that
>> will be there to talk to people about data, etc etc.  The abstract may
>> also be too long.  If so, I say cut the last sentence, and whatever
>> else, but try to keep some of the important stuff like non-astro,
>> units, 3.0, and the scientific python ecosystem bit.  The detailed
>> abstract can include the entire current abstract.  Also, I think it
>> should be submitted to the general track, and not one of the domain
>> symposia.
>>
>> -Matt
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 3:01 PM, Nathan Goldbaum <nathan12343@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I've spitballed a short outline based on the content of the abstract.
>>>
>>> I think it still needs to be fleshed out, but this should be a good start.
>>> Sam, Matt, Doug, and anyone else that would like to contribute but haven't
>>> chimed in yet, please take a look at the google doc and edit the outline as
>>> you see fit.
>>>
>>> -Nathan
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 11:25 AM, Matthew Turk <matthewturk@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Nathan,
>>>>
>>>> Interesting.  I was under the impression (from Anthony) this was a
>>>> possible thing.  I'll write to the organizers' list and ask.
>>>>
>>>> I think a detailed abstract is a good idea.  We can start by fleshing
>>>> out what's already in the abstract.
>>>>
>>>> -Matt
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 1:42 PM, Nathan Goldbaum <nathan12343@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>
>>>>> So there seems to be two issues with submitting our abstract.
>>>>>
>>>>> First, there doesn't seem to be a way to add additional authors to the
>>>>> abstract.  Matt, I think you're on the organizing committee for the
>>>>> conference - is it appropriate for us to be submitting a talk with
>>>>> more than one speaker?  How do I indicate that on the abstract
>>>>> submission form.
>>>>>
>>>>> Second, in addition to the abstract, which we've already written,
>>>>> there needs to be a "Detailed Abstract" -- the form indicates this
>>>>> should be an outline for the talk -- which will not be printed in the
>>>>> program but will be made public on the conference website.  We'll need
>>>>> to collectively write this before we can submit our talk for
>>>>> consideration.
>>>>>
>>>>> -Nathan
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 10:23 AM, Nathan Goldbaum
>>>>> <nathan12343@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> Hi Matt,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'll take care of it!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -Nathan
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 9:58 AM, Matthew Turk <matthewturk@gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I submitted the sprint.  Anyone else want to take a crack at the
>>>>>>> abstract for the talk?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -Matt
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 1:36 PM, Matthew Turk <matthewturk@gmail.com>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 1:34 PM, Nathan Goldbaum
>>>>>>>> <nathan12343@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Hi Matt,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Like I mentioned in the last e-mail thread, I'm interested in going
>>>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>>> scipy.  I had in mind taking more of a leadership role for a yt
>>>>>>>>> talk,
>>>>>>>>> if only so I can get my name and face out there a bit more
>>>>>>>>> prominently
>>>>>>>>> as I get ready to apply for jobs.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I think that's a great idea.  As I noted ... "I do not have any
>>>>>>>> particular interest in acting as the primary presenter."  :)  I think
>>>>>>>> we should divide it up between people that are attending.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Would you be interested in having more input from me on the
>>>>>>>>> abstract?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Yes.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Right now it's mostly focused on things in your wheelhouse.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Alternatively I'd be happy to submit a separate abstract if you
>>>>>>>>> think
>>>>>>>>> that would be best.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> It's up to you, but I'm moderately -1 on that.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> -Nathan
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 5:02 AM, Matthew Turk <matthewturk@gmail.com>
>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> The (nominal) due date for submissions for SciPy2014 is next
>>>>>>>>>> Friday:
>>>>>>>>>> https://conference.scipy.org/scipy2014/ .  I think we should aim to
>>>>>>>>>> have a strong presence there -- I've heard from a couple people
>>>>>>>>>> they
>>>>>>>>>> plan to be there, which is *awesome*.  For various reasons, I am
>>>>>>>>>> only
>>>>>>>>>> going to be traveling to the yt workshop in Santa Cruz and SciPy
>>>>>>>>>> for a
>>>>>>>>>> little while, so I am planning to be there the entire duration.
>>>>>>>>>> There
>>>>>>>>>> are a few things I think we should consider:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> * A joint talk introducing yt 3.0, where everyone in attendance
>>>>>>>>>> either participates in the talk or acts as ambassadors.  I want
>>>>>>>>>> this
>>>>>>>>>> to be submitted to the general track.  I do not have any particular
>>>>>>>>>> interest in acting as the primary presenter.
>>>>>>>>>> * Sprints!  For sure.
>>>>>>>>>> * Possibly a talk submitted to the astro track about
>>>>>>>>>> domain-specific
>>>>>>>>>> stuff, like Hilary's spectrum generator, or John's Chandra
>>>>>>>>>> generator,
>>>>>>>>>> or the integration with Rockstar, or even AGORA.
>>>>>>>>>> * We should participate in the WSSSPE workshop, which will be on
>>>>>>>>>> Thursday afternoon.  Looks like right now I'll be co-chairing this.
>>>>>>>>>> * We may consider submitting a poster in addition, which
>>>>>>>>>> emphasizes
>>>>>>>>>> things like outreach using yt.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Here are my drafts of the sprint and talk abstracts.  You should be
>>>>>>>>>> able to provide comments on them by right-clicking.  If you want
>>>>>>>>>> direct edit privs, let me know.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/15BakPzOLdN6IIjx3jDFyD4Jg01ing1uQ9nIgKFy--7k/edit
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Options I think we should pass on:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> * yt-centric tutorial: we will get to the point that I think this
>>>>>>>>>> is
>>>>>>>>>> a good idea, but I don't think we'd get enough people signing up
>>>>>>>>>> for
>>>>>>>>>> it.
>>>>>>>>>> * yt-BOF.  It might be worthwhile to consider setting up a BOF for
>>>>>>>>>> data analysis of spatial data, though.  (Not just GIS.)
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> I will be submitting a talk about ZeroPy as well.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> -Matt
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