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Collaboration SIG Fall 2006 Chicago

Fall 2006 Internet2 Member Meeting in Chicago, IL

Tuesday, December 5, 2006 CC21A/B

Attendee list Fall 2006

24 people attended

Welcome and Introduction: Gurcharan Khanna, Rochester Institute of Technology

  • Mission Statement
  • Case studies of collaborations
  • Barriers to collaboration efforts
  • Inability to successfully meet virtually in between face to face meetings
  • Created Interactive Collaborative Technologies Lab at RIT for teaching & learning, research & development, practical implementation, analysis.
  • Joined NYSGrid to create collaborative infrastructure for shared, pooled resources

Magic Minute for each attendee

Presentations: four in person, one unable to make it here from Brazil

  • Anibal Vega-Montijo, University of Puerto Rico Remote NCBI Mini-Courses
    UltraVNC able to render CN3D program; scripted to allow easy selection of student desktops
  • Joe Geigel, Rochester Institute of Technology
    Theatrical Collaboration over the Internet
    Virtual Theatre; Art and Technology collaboration; create shared virtual experience using 3D objects; collaboration levels: 1) technical (artists and technologists; 2) artistic (performers and audiences); 3) educational; used motion capture devices, data gloves, etc.; next goal: internet performance, 3D internet performance
  • Greg Monaco, Great Plains Network: Update on Activities
    21 universities in GPN; funds researchers who have concrete needs
  • Jean Carlo Faustino & Graciela Martins, National Education and Research Network, Brazil
    MCUs: A Comparative Analysis
    (unable to attend in person)
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