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CineGrid

International
Workshop 2008
Program
Workshop organized by Pacific Interface, Inc.
Sponsored by CineGrid, a non-profit organization headquartered in California
Hosted by the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) at University of
California, San Diego (UCSD)
Location: Calit2 auditorium, 1st Floor, Atkinson Hall, UCSD, La Jolla, California
Date: December 7-10, 2008
CineGrid’s mission is to build an interdisciplinary community that is focused on the research, development and
demonstration of networked collaborative tools to enable the production, use and exchange of very high-quality
digital media over photonic networks.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2008


12:30 Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for UCSD/Calit2
1:00 Optional Pre-Workshop CineGrid Tutorial Session I
Introduction to Networking Concepts for CineGrid: Cees de Laat, University of Amsterdam (UvA)
Introduction to Picture Concepts for CineGrid: Paul Hearty, Ryerson University, Rogers Communications
Centre
Introduction to File Systems and Distributed Storage Resource Management for CineGrid Exchange:
Jereon Roodhart, University of Amsterdam and Arcot Rajasekar, University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill
2:30 Break
3:00 Optional Pre-Workshop CineGrid Tutorial Session II
Introduction to Networking Concepts for CineGrid: Brian Dunne, UCSD/Calit2
Introduction to Sound Concepts for CineGrid: Peter Otto, UCSD and Brian Long, Meyer Sound Labs
Introduction to Picture Concepts for CineGrid: Naohisa Ohta, Keio University, Research Institute for
Digital Media & Content (Keio/DMC)
Introduction to File Systems and Distributed Storage Resource Management for CineGrid Exchange:
Jereon Roodhart, University of Amsterdam and Arcot Rajasekar, University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill
4:30 Adjourn
4:45 Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel
5:30 Welcome Party at the La Jolla Shores Hotel (Acapulco Room, 2nd floor)
7:00 CineGrid Executive Committee meeting at the La Jolla Shores Hotel

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2008


8:00 Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for Calit2 auditorium
8:15 Registration and continental breakfast at Calit2
9:00 Workshop Welcome and “Housekeeping” – Natalie Van Osdol, Pacific Interface
9:05 Welcoming remarks and OptIPlanet Collaboratory – Larry Smarr, Calit2
9:25 CineGrid Member Projects 2008 – Part 1 – moderated by Larry Smarr, Calit2
(50 minutes = 5 min. intro + 4 presentations x 10 min. + 5 min. Q&A)
VizCasting using SAGE with 4K displays: Sharp Labs & UIC EVL – Luc Renambot, UIC/EVL
Photonic Multicasting: CESNET – Michal Krsek, CESNET

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HPDMnet: NWU and CANARIE – Hervé Guy, CANARIE
Extending NDL (Network Description Language) to CineGrid: UvA – Cees de Laat, UvA
10:15 Break
10:45 CineGrid Member Projects 2008 – Part 2 – moderated by Richard Weinberg, USC/SCA
(50 minutes = 5 min. intro + 4 presentations x 10 min. + 5 min. Q&A)
Preparing for Eclipse 2009: Keio/DMC – Kunitake Kaneko, Keio/DMC
Magic Lanterns – 4K Digital Cinema Workflow: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) –
Andy Maltz, AMPAS
CineGrid Exchange: UCSD/Calit2 and Keio/DMC & UvA – Shaofeng Liu, UCSD/Calit2
Interactive Performance: KAIST and Keio/DMC – Boncheol Goo, KAIST
11:35 CineGrid Theater #1 (15 min.) – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
CineGrid Exchange Content
11:50 Open Discussion – CineGrid Working Groups / Project Teams – moderated by Cees de Laat, UvA
and Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2
12:10 Lunch
Optional Working Group / Project Team luncheons to be organized by WG chairs and Team leaders
Calit2 demo visits: Synthesis Lab, Varrier, StarCAVE (SAGE, Hi-Per Wall)
1:30 Session: CineGrid Update – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
(30 minutes = 2 presentations x 15 min.)
General update on membership – Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
Description of CineGrid Website capabilities/activities – Fred Davis, CineGrid Webmaster
2:00 CineGrid Grand Challenges: Remote Collaboration - Part 1 - moderated by Paul Hearty/Ryerson
University, Rogers Communications Centre
(75 minutes = 5 min. intro + 6 presentations x 10 min. + 10 min Q&A)
SAGE Collaboratory – Jason Leigh, UIC/EVL
Virtual Research Institutions – Estelle Dodson, NASA Ames
Requirements for Global Collaborative Enterprise Management – Greg Harper, Cerberus Corp.
Building Collaborative Environments – Ray Idaszak, RENCI
Asahi Broadcasting Trials – Keishi Kandori, Asahi Broadcasting Corp.
Interactive Adaptive Media Environments for Human Collaboration – Jim Hollan, UCSD
3:15 Break
3:45 CineGrid Grand Challenges: Remote Collaboration – Part 2 – moderated by Jason Leigh, UIC EVL
(75 minutes = 5 min. intro + 6 presentations x 10 min. + 10 min. Q&A)
UltraGrid – Petr Holub, University of Masaryk
N-way iHDTV – Jim DeRoest, University of Washington/Research Channel
Collaborating on Visual Effects – Jeff Kleiser, Synthespian Studios
Shared Visual Workspace for Interactive Post – Paul Hearty, Ryerson University/Rogers Comm. Centre
Distributed Audio Post for Cinema – Steve Morris, Skywalker Sound
Social Dynamics of Remote Collaboration – Eric Hofer, University of Michigan
5:00 CineGrid Theater #2 (60 min.) – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
4K Multi-point Telepresence for Remote Collaboration – NTT Network Innovation Labs, Keio/DMC
(30 Minutes = 5 min. intro + 15 min. demo + 10 Min. Q&A)
Telematics for Distributed Collaborative Audio Post-Production – UCSD/Calit2, UCI/Calit2,
University of Washington/Research Channel, Skywalker Sound
(30 Minutes = 5 min. intro + 15 min. demo + 10 min. Q&A)
6:00 Adjourn
6:15 Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel
7:00 Workshop buffet dinner at the La Jolla Shores Hotel (Acapulco Room, 2nd floor)

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2008


8:00 Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for Calit2 auditorium
8:15 Registration and continental breakfast at Calit2

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9:00 Provisioning CineGrid Connectivity – moderated by Jim Dolgonas, CENIC
(50 minutes = 5 min. intro + 3 presentations x 10 min. + 15 min. panel Q&A)
Deploying GLIF & GOLES – Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2
Enabling CineGrid Global Connectivity via GLIF & GOLES – Brian Dunne, UCSD/Calit2
Connecting to CineGrid in California via CENIC, Jim Dolgonas, CENIC
Panel: Coordinating WAN capacity and Establishing Persistent VLANS
Brian Dunne, UCSD/Calit2; Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2;
Kunitake Kaneko, Keio/DMC; Michal Krsek, CESNET
9:50 New Technologies for CineGrid Nodes – Network Accelerators & File Transfer Protocols –
moderated by Cees de Laat, UvA
(60 minutes = 5 min. intro + 4 presentations x 10 min. + 15 min. Q&A)
HP MachNet – Rick McGeer, HP Labs
FastSoft file transfer accelerator – Diego Dugatkin, FastSoft
Aspera file transfer accelerator – Michelle Munson, Aspera
THOMSON – 2K/4K transmission over WANs – Ken Spickler, Technicolor
10:50 Break
11:15 Session: CineGrid Exchange – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
(60 minutes = 2 presentations x 15 min. + 2 presentation x 10 min. + 10 min. Q&A )
CineGrid Exchange Operations – Dana Plepys, UIC/EVL; Director, CineGrid Exchange
CineGrid Exchange Catalog
Process of permissions and documentation
Ingest of content, receipt of metadata
Distribution among CineGrid Exchange repositories
Member access to catalog
Member request for assets
11:30 CineGrid Exchange Working Group – Louise Ledeen, NetApp and Jim DeRoest, Research Channel/UW
Distribution and preservation policies
Standard metadata nomenclature
Supporting member exchanges
11:45 CineGrid Exchange Research Topics
Distributed Media Transcoding – Kunitake Kaneko, Keio/DMC
Image Interchange Framework (IIF) – Andy Maltz, AMPAS
12:15 Lunch
Optional Working Group / Project Team luncheons to be organized by WG chairs and Team leaders
Calit2 demo visits: Synthesis Lab, Varrier, StarCAVE (SAGE, Hi-Per Wall)
1:30 Session: New Technologies for CineGrid Nodes: Displays – moderated by Ray Idaszak, RENCI
(60 minutes = 5 min. intro + 4 presentations x 10 min. + 15 min. Q&A)
JVC 4K D-ILA – Rod Sterling, JVC
Sony 4K SXRD and LCD – André Floyd, Sony Electronics, Inc.
Astrodesign 4K LCD – Narumi Kurihara, Astrodesign
E&S 8K GLV – Jan Bjernfalk, E&S
2:30 Session: High Resolution File-Based Workflow for Digital Motion Picture Production – moderated
by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
(60 min = 5 min. intro + 4 presentations x 10 min. + 15 min. Q&A)
Peter Postma, FilmLight
Paul Chapman, Fotokem
Peter Sternlicht, Bright Systems
Dave Stump, ASC
3:30 Break
3:50 Session: New Technologies for CineGrid Nodes: Media Recorder/Players – moderated by Naohisa
Ohta, Keio/DMC
(70 minutes = 5 min. intro + 6 presentations x 10 min. + 15 min. Q&A)
NTT JPEG 2000 – Tatsuya Fujii, NTT Network Innovation Laboratories
NTT iVisto – Hiroyuki Kimiyama, NTT Network Innovation Laboratories

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Zaxel Affordable 4K Workflow – Norihisa Suzuki, Zaxel Systems
SAGE 4K DXT Player – Luc Renambot, UIC EVL
KeisokuGiken 4K UDR – Grady Sellards, KeisokuGiken
5:00 Break
5:10 CineGrid Theater #3 (1st show)
(2 parallel sessions - 30 minutes =5 min. intro + 20 min. demo + 5 min Q&A)
CineGrid Theater #3A – Auditorium: moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
Extreme Streaming Theater: 2K/HD 4:4:4 Uncompressed Streaming and 4K/60P J2K Streaming –
NTT Network Innovation Labs, Keio/DMC
CineGrid Theater #3B – MPR/Black Box Theater: moderated by Todd Margolis, UCSD/CRCA
4K Stereo Computer Graphics Theater: pre-rendered playback and real-time interactive –
UCSD/CRCA, UCSD/Calit2, JVC America, Zaxel, UIUC/NCSA
5:40 Break (attendees go to alternate rooms)
5:50 CineGrid Theater #3 (2nd show)
(Two parallel sessions - 30 minutes =5 min. intro + 20 min. demo + 5 min Q&A)
CineGrid Theater #3A – Auditorium: moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
Extreme Streaming Theater: 2K/HD 4:4:4 Uncompressed Streaming and 4K/60P J2K Streaming –
NTT Network Innovation Labs, Keio/DMC
CineGrid Theater #3B – MPR/Black Box Theater: moderated by Todd Margolis, UCSD/CRCA
4K Stereo Computer Graphics Theater: Pre-rendered playback and real-time interactive –
UCSD/CRCA, UCSD/Calit2, JVC America, Zaxel, UIUC/NCSA
6:20 Adjourn
6:35 Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel
7:15 Workshop buffet dinner at the La Jolla Shores Hotel (Acapulco Room, 2nd floor)

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2008


8:00 Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for Calit2 auditorium
8:15 Registration and continental breakfast at Calit2
9:00 Session: New Technologies for CineGrid Nodes: Audio Systems – moderated by Peter Otto,
UCSD/Calit2
(55 minutes = 10 min. intro + 3 presentations x 10 min. + 15 min. Q&A)
Virtual Acoustics – Steve Ellison, Meyer Sound Laboratories
Composing Across the Globe – Gary Chang
New Music Centers in a Telematic Age – Rand Steiger, UCSD Music School
9:55 CineGrid Exchange Theater #5 (25 min.) – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
CineGrid Exchange Content
10:20 Break
10:45 Integrating Systems for Stereographics – moderated by Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2
(65 minutes = 5 min. intro +5 presentations x 10 min. + 10 min. Q&A)
Stereo 2K projection using DLP – Walt Huzak, Dolby
Stereo 4K projection using D-ILA – Todd Margolis, UCSD/CRCA
Stereo 4K projection using SXRD – Kurt Hoffmeister, Mechdyne
Making 4K Stereo Scientific Visualization Animations – Bob Patterson, UIUC/NCSA
Making Interactive 4K Stereo Computer Graphics – Jürgen Schulze, UCSD/Calit2
11:50 Lunch
Optional Working Group / Project Team luncheons to be organized by WG chairs and Team leaders
Calit2 demo visits: Synthesis Lab, Varrier, StarCAVE (SAGE, Hi-Per Wall)/ SCA
CineGrid Theater #6 (15 min.) – MPR/Black Box Theater
Demo of 4K/60p pre-recorded playback & projection – NTT Network Innovation Labs, Keio DMC
1:15 Panel: CineGrid for Science Museums, Planetariums and Giant Screen Theaters – moderated by Ed
Lantz, Visual Bandwidth

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(45 minutes = 5 min. intro + 3 presentations x 10 min. + 10 min. Q&A)
Naohisa Ohta, Keio/DMC
Ryan Wyatt, California Academy of Sciences
Morgan Gabereau, Giant Screen Optical Networks
2:00 Panel: CineGrid for the Arts – moderated by Joaquin Alvarado, COCO Studios
(45 minutes = 5 min. intro + 3 presentations x 10 min. + 10 min. Q&A)
World Opera – Niels Windfeld Lund, University of Tromsø
Future of the Story – Marientina Gotsis, USC SCA
Community Arts Activism – Frank Kresin, Waag Society
FILE Media Arts Festival – Cicero Silva, FILE Labo
2:45 Break
3:15 CineGrid Theater #5 – moderated by Richard Weinberg, USC SCA
(45 minutes)
Alternate Endings – USC/SCA
4:00 CineGrid Moving Forward – Open discussion moderated by Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2
and Cees de Laat, UvA
5:15 Adjourn
5:30 Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel

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CineGrid International Workshop 2008 Program Committee

Joaquin Alverado, COCO Studios


Tom DeFanti, UCSD, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology
Cees de Laat, University of Amsterdam, Informatics Institute
Paul Hearty, Ryerson University, Rogers Communications Centre
Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface, Inc.
Naohisa Ohta, Keio University, Research Institute For Digital Media & Content
Peter Otto, UCSD, Department of Music
Natalie Van Osdol, Pacific Interface, Inc.

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