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ASTERICS DADI Technology Forum 5

The Forum is organised as a meeting of the DADI Work Package partners, and it will be the final Forum of the Work Package

The Forums enable technology discussion involving the framework developers and ESFRI project staff, to develop technical collaboration and exchange good practice - establishing a European strategy for IVOA and RDA activities

Program Organisers: Mark Allen, Keith Noddle, Françoise Genova

(Top level DADI page: WP4: Data Access, Discovery and Interoperability (DADI))


Please register using the Registration form on the Indico page. Registration deadline is February 8, 2019.

Registration is now closed (Feb 15)

Abstract for presentations and hack-a-thon topics

The Tech Forum includes contributed presentations (15 min). Please submit an abstract for consideration via the registration form. Hack-a-thon topics can also be submitted. Note that you can modify your registration, allowing you to add the abstract after your initial registration. Please register as early as you can so that we know you're coming! The deadline for abstracts is February 8, 2019.

Meeting Dates

Meeting: 26 - 28 February 2019, Strasbourg


Observatoire astronomique de Strasbourg, 11 rue de l'Université, Strasbourg, FRANCE
Access Information

The meeting will be held in the main building with the big dome (plenary session in the amphitheatre, splinters in the amphitheatre and in the meeting room on the ground floor).


Please arrange your own hotel accommodation. Strasbourg has a lot to offer, and hotels in the central part of town are generally accessible by foot or tram.

Dinner and Lunches

A working dinner will be organised Wednesday evening. Buffet lunches will be available on 26, 27 and 28 February. Please indicate your attendance and dietary requirements on the registration form.

Dinner on 19h30 Wednesday Feb 27 will be at Le Gruber, 11 Rue du Maroquin.





This is a 'working meeting' so the agenda will be adapted based on the contributions of the participants. Please submit proposals for presentations and topics for the Hack-a-thon sessions in the registration form. Hack-a-thon topics will also be developed on the spot during the meeting.

Preliminary Meeting event: EST and the VO Meeting (10h-12h)

Tue Feb 26
12h30 Lunch
14h Welcome and introductions - Session chair: Mark Allen
14h10 - 14h25 DADI status - F. Genova & Mark Allen
Time Domain Session
14h25 - 14h50 Ada Nebot: Enhancements on the VO standards for Time Domain
14h50 - 15h15 Markus Demleitner: TIMESYS and VOTable 1.4: state of play Lecture notes
15h15 - 15h40 Marco Molinaro: GAPS time series and exoplanets discovery and modelling
15h40 - 16h00 Hack-a-thon Introduction - Keith Noddle
16h00 Coffee Break
16h30 Hackathon  [Amphitheatre + Salle de cours]
17h30 Close
Wed Feb 27
Provenance Session (and more) Session Chair: Keith Noddle
9h00 - 9h25 Mireille Louys: IVOA Provenance Data model: a synthetic view
9h25 - 9h50 Francois Bonnarel: CDS implementation of ProvTAP for HiPS provenance
9h50 - 10h15 Markus Nullmeier: Searching in provenance with custom ADQL functions
10h15 - 10h30 Discussion
10h30 Coffee Break
Presentation Session Session Chair: Mark Allen
11h00 - 11h25 Laurent Michel: IVOA DM-WG overview
11h25 - 11h50 Morten Franz: EST presentation
11h50 - 12h15 Matthieu Baumann: Modular components for quick retrieval of VO data sets
12h15 - 12h25 Francois Bonnarel: Feedback on development of multidimensional data standards and implementations
12h15 - 12h30 Discussion
12h30 Lunch
14h Hackathon  [ Amphitheatre + Salle de reunion coupole]
15h30 Coffee Break
16h00 Hackathon  [ Amphitheatre + Salle de reunion coupole]
17h30 Close
19h30 Working dinner (Celebrating Tech Forums since VOTech) Restaurant: Le Gruber, 11, rue du Maroquin 67000 STRASBOURG (
Thurs Feb 28
9h00 - 10h30 Presentations from Hackathon sessions. Session Chair: Keith Noddle
10h30 Coffee Break
Discussion and Conclusions 
11h00 - 11h25 Keith Noddle : Tech Forums Retrospective
11h25 - 11h50 Françoise Genova : Conclusions of the ASTERICS DADI Technology Forums
11h50 - 12h All - Concluding discussion
12h30 Lunch

Extra events (14h-18h)

Radio Astronomy and the VO meeting and Hackathon (Groundbase meeting room)

RadioAstronomy in the VO page

Hack-a-thon Sessions

A page for developing hack-a-thon topics and recording the notes is available here. Please go ahead and edit this page to add extra information

Hack-a-thon Page

Multi-messenger project

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