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DADI/OBELICS A&A face-to-face Meeting

INAF-OATs, Trieste, 29-30/01/2019

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ASTERICS, within the scope of WP4 (DADI) Task 4.3 and WP3 (OBELICS) Task 3.4.2, organizes a face-to-face meeting on the following topics:

  • Authentication&Authorisation
  • Single Sign-On
  • Group Authorisation/Group Management systems
  • Workflow development
  • their relation with the development/upgrade within IVOA standards


Registration handling is done through the ASTRON provided indico platform. Here you can find the (sibling)meeting page and the registration form.

Fur further info contact: marco (dot) molinaro (at) inaf (dot) it.


Proposed meeting agenda. (2019-01-27)

The final schedule will be finalised while the meeting goes on.

Discussion sessions might be also in the form of splinter discussion on different topics, e.g. emerging during the presentation sessions or related to other discussed topics.

Tuesday 29.01.2019
10:00 Get-together & have some coffee
10:30 Welcome & logistics
10:45 Participants round-the-table introductions
11:00 Meeting format description
11:15 Session 1
Brian Major Overview of the workings of A&A at the CADC materials
Markus Demleitner VOSI, A&A, and the real world
Patrick Dowler Authentication Requirements and Use in IVOA Services
Mark Taylor GUI application client perspective PDF
12:30 lunch
13:30 Session 2
Overflow presentations and discussion from Session 1
TAP-1.1 Authenticated Endpoints (splinter)
15:30 break
16:00 Session 3
(continue) Discussion and/or Splinter
Suggested (additional) topic: Implications of having lots of data behind protected access controls
18:00 day 1 sessions closure
(19:30) Working Dinner (Hostaria Malcanton) community & networking
Wednesday 30.01.2019
09:00 Session 4
Vincenzo Forchì Data publishing at ESO: How to publish protected astronomical data via VO protocols? materials
Sara Bertocco A possible model for SKA Regional Centers interoperability
Peter Hague Applications of STOA workflow management in Astronomy
Andrea Bignamini Athentication and User Management in Yabi workflows (TBC)
10:30 break
11:00 Session 5
Overflow discussion from Session 4 and/or Splinter
Suggested topic: Certificate Delegation and other protocols All
Datalink revision (splinter)
12:30 lunch
13:30 Session 6
Suggested topic: User Experience using GUI tools and/or programmatic APIs All
“REGION” in DALI/ADQL (splinter)
15:00 break
15:30 Session 7
Reports from discussions and splinters All
16:30 wrap-up & conclusion
17:00 end of the meeting


Participants list can be found here.

Venue - Logistics - Accomodation

The meeting will be held at the INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste:

(Villa Bazzoni building)
Via Riccardo Bazzoni, 2
34124 Trieste (TS), Italy

Access Information

To/From the Trieste Airport there are three possible means of transportation to reach Trieste:

  • NEW by train. Check schedule (and price, but basic fare is 4.15€) on Trenitalia: *from* Trieste Airport *to* Trieste Centrale (or vice versa). Train platform is at the end of the overpass walkway when you exit the terminal. You can purchase the ticket online or at the vending machine at the terminal or at the platform.
  • local APT bus 51, runs about every 30', 4.15€ one way. Bus stop is middle way of the overpass, tickets can be purchased at a vending machine on the right of the arrivals exit doors inside the airport building. Pay attention: check the destination to be Trieste, not Udine or other!
  • Science Bus shuttle service, about 25€ each way. The driver will wait you at the arrivals exit. You can book it by yourself, it can drop you at your hotel or preferred location in Trieste.
  • GoOpti shuttle service, price varies from 9€ up to 40€ depending on your choice of schedule and sharing.
  • taxi, about 50€ each way

Please arrange your own hotel accommodation. The Observatory is nearby Trieste city center, walking distance (uphill) from it.

A MAP with some hotels and some logistics is available HERE to have an idea of the local transport and accomodation locations.

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