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Activities of the Executive Committee

Next Scheduled Meeting:  

Activities will be posted approximately 1 week after each meeting.

Last met on: 

13 November 2018

Present:  Magali Billen,  Katie Cooper, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  Louis Moresi, Frederik Simons, and Carl Tape

Absent: Claire Currie

Informational:

  • Discussion forum has launched
  • AGU Business meeting - new time and date

Discussed:

  • Donation of CitcomSVE
  • Collaborations with AuScope
  • Creating Speaker Series Committee
  • Renaming the Geodynamo Working Group
  • Structure of Education Working Group 

Previous Meetings:

26 September 2018

Present:  Magali Billen, Claire Currie, Katie Cooper, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  Louis Moresi, and Frederik Simons

Informational:

  • CIG's participation in Frontera at TACC
  • Rayleigh Hackathon highlights
  • 2015 CTSP Workshop white paper available

Discussed:

  • Nominations for election
  • New Education Working Group. Security and access.
  • Reforming Working Groups, term limits, and leadership structure. Working group renaming.
  • Moving from a mailing list to a forum. A new platform is in testing.

2 August 2018

Present:  Claire Currie, Katie Cooper, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  Louis Moresi, and Frederik Simons

Absent: Magali Billen

Announcements:

  • 2018 Bylaw revisions have been approved by the electorate
  • CIG Year 3 budget has been approved by NSF

Discussions:

  • 2018 Nominating Committee to be appointed by end of month
  • Plans to update Grand Challenges in Geodynamics Report, NAS
  • Software: Proposed code donation in particle dynamics. Support of proprietary software.

19 April 2018

Present: Magali Billen, Claire Currie, Katie Cooper, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  Louis Moresi, and Frederik Simons

Actions:

  • Approved moving Annual Business Meeting to noontime at AGU.
  • Discussed plans for meeting of the Electorate to present proposed changes to Bylaws followed by electronic balloting.
  • Discussed realignment of Working Groups including annual call for new Working Groups.

09 February 2018

Present: Katie Cooper, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  Louis Moresi, and Frederik Simons

Absent: Magali Billen and Claire Currie

Actions:

  • Elected new Chair and Vice Chair
  • Approved CIG Principles of Community and Code of Conduct
  • Approved New Members (by e-vote)
    • University of Melbourne
    • University of Louisiana at Lafayette 

Discussed: 

  • Moving forward with Speaker Series
  • Updates from visit to NSF
  • Revision of bylaws
  • Input to upcoming NAS study

28 November 2017

Present: Magali Billen, Claire Currie, Katie Cooper, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  Louis Moresi, and Frederik Simons

Discussed:

  • Upcoming joint meeting with CGU
  • Updates to CIG Bylaws
  • Community input for visioning document for research opportunities in computational geodynamics

3 November 2017

Present: Claire Currie, Katie Cooper, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg, and Louis Moresi

Absent: Magali Billen and Frederik Simons

Discussed:

  • IRIS HPCWG proposal for CIG leadership on meeting community HPC needs
  • Code of Conduct for CIG
  • Upcoming Meetings and Workshop: AGU Business Meeting, CTSP, joint CGU meeting

13 June 2017

Present: Claire Currie, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  and Frederik Simons

Absent: Magali Billen and Louis Moresi

  • Recommended members for the Nominations Committee
  • Received an overview of the 2017-2018 budget
  • Reviewed upcoming CIG sponsored events

10 April 2017

Present: Claire Currie, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg, Louis Moresi, and Frederik Simons

Absent: Magali Billen

The following institutions were approved for membership:

  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Toronto

Discussions:

  • Feedback on CIG Speaker Series website
  • Changes to Annual Report

6 March 2017

Present: Magali Billen,  Claire Currie, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg, Louis Moresi, and Frederik Simons

The meeting focused on:

  • Changing format of Annual Business Meeting
  • Inactive Institutional Member Representatives
  • Retaining flexibility in long term scheduling of CIG meetings 
  • Targeted audience and speakers for CIG Distinguished Speaker Series
  • Response to NSF RFI on Future Needs for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Support Science and Engineering Research

6 February 2017

Present: Magali Billen, Katie Cooper, Claire Currie, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg, Louis Moresi, and Frederik Simons

  • Election of Chair Omar Ghattas; Vice Chair, Louis Moresi
  • Working Group membership. Recommendation for 3 year terms that are renewable.
  • Long term scheduling of CIG meetings - working groups and organizational-wide.
  • Criteria for CIG Distinguished Speaker Series and joint EC & SSC committee for selection of speakers and venues.
  • Criteria for travel support for collaborative code development. Applications to be reviewed twice a year by SSC.

27 October 2016

Present: Brad Aagaard, David Bercovici, Magali Billen, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, and Louise Kellogg

Discussions:

  • Upcoming AGU Business Meeting
  • DOIs for software
  • Report back on slate of candidates for 2016 Elections
  • Update on partnerships with IRIS and potential workshop with CSDMS
  • CIG'16 Survey results

8 September 2016

Present: Brad Aagaard, David Bercovici, Magali Billen, Bruce Buffett, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg, and Louis Moresi

Action Items:

  • Selection of Nominating Committee

Discussions:

  • Partnership with IRIS
  • Joint meeting with Canadian Geophysical Union 2018

3 February 2016 

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