USG Meeting June 28, 2012

CV-230192.33.117.16 434 972 7268

To start meeting: CV - dial 972-7268 on phone at center of table. [to stop phone from ringing, go to the telephone on the side table near the door, and dial 9-972-7268, then place handset next to phone (remember to hang it up when the meeting is over)].Turn on both video monitors (buttons on lower left of each screen). If the USG meeting must be temporarily relocated, see bottom of page for alternate IP/phone coordinates.

Current USG Focus Item

Future Meetings

July 5, 2012


  • Attendance: Scott, Kim, Alison, Amy, Dongchan, Tony, Jim, Gerald, Brenda, Adam, David


  • Near term (until deadline)
    • Prioritize medium/long term items
    • Helpdesk staffing
      • Gerald picking up triage 3-8pm; ER 8-5
      • 3-5 tickets/day average
      • Testing emergency system on Monday, make sure that contacts at JAO pick up
      • July 9th - last week before deadline – 24 hour coverage NA (to make sure that Hawaii is able to submit questions). John and Tony will handle the overnight tickets that week.
      • There is a process in place to extend deadline if servers crash
    • Data reduction
  • Medium term (next few months)
  • Long term (Cycle 1 and beyond)

USG task reports & new business

Main items

  • Post mortem for AAS, summer school, webinar (Adam and Aaron)
    • Webinar feedback available; videos posted to the website. Adam suggests follow-up email “material is now available on web – include link to Helpdesk”
    • AAS Session was very well attended – about 40 people in audience. No real questions after overview of Cycle 0 and Cycle capabilities.
    • 40 out of 250 at Canada’s CASCA meeting presentation
    • Summer school feedback forms are available, comments were favorable. Amy received a lot of personal feedback “Tutorial was great; thanks for doing it.”
    • David: Questions (and answers) have been typed up. Send to Aaron and Gustaf.
    • Skype help
    • Wording on top of NAASC webpage meets agreement. If we want to do this again, more advertisement, section in Helpdesk, more weighing of pros and cons. Met goal.


CV-Auditorium 434-817-6279
CV-209 (video) 434-296.7082 (audio only)
CV-245 (video) 434-817-6285
CV-331 (video) 434-293-7109
-- LyndeleVonSchill - 2012-06-27
Topic revision: r6 - 2012-07-18, ScottSchnee
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