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Monday 9 December

YouTube recording of the day
Session 1 Science Informatics
Morning chair Ray Norris
8:30 - 9:00 Registration, tea and coffee
9:00 Ray Norris: Brief welcome and Introduction
9:10 Sarah Pearce: Welcome to CSIRO
9:15 Malte Marquarding: OHS and Logistics
9:20 Ray Norris: Introduce first speaker
9:20 Brian Schmidt (invited): Discovering the Unexpected in large surveys
10:00 Darren Croton: Building model universes in the "cloud": the Theoretical Astrophysical Observatory
10:20-10:50 Tea and coffee break
10:50 Tony Hey (invited): The Fourth Paradigm: Particle Physics, Astronomy, Jim Gray and Open Access
11:30 Thijs van der Hulst: TARGET: spinning off from astronomy
11:50 Vanessa Moss: arXiver: dealing with the big data of new scientific literature
12:10 Discussion
12:30-14:00 Lunch and free discussion time
Session 2 Cross-Disciplinary connections (organised by Yeshe Fenner, AAL)
Afternoon chair Yeshe Fenner
14:00 John Zic (invited): eResearch considerations for supporting scientific collaborations
14:30 Stuart Minchin (invited, Chief, Environmental Geosciences, Geoscience Australia): Big Data Challenges in Geosciences
15:00-15:30 Tea and coffee break
15:30 Catia Domingues (invited): IQuOD: International Quality-Controlled Ocean Database for Data Assimilation and Climate Variability and Change Studies
15:55 Jonathan Hodge (invited): Delivering data to help manage Australia’s Coastal Ecosystems
16:20 Panel Discussion on cross-disciplinary connections, chaired by Yeshe Fenner
17:00-18:00 Informal discussions over wine and cheese

Tuesday 10 December

YouTube Recording. Note that this is only until half-way into Chris Fluke's talk
Morning chair Tara Murphy
Session 3 Trends in Computing
8:30 - 9:00 Registration, tea and coffee
9:00 George Djorgovski (invited): Beyond Virtual Observatory
9:40 Andy Green: How to work together on software
10:00 Ninan Sajeeth Philip: Learning from Partial Information
10:20-10:50 Tea and Coffee break
Session 4 Visualisation
10:50 Chris Fluke (invited): Big data visualisation and analysis challenges
11:30 Claudio Gheller: Splotch for High Performance Visualization of Astrophysical Data
11:50 Baerbel Koribalski: 3D Visualisation of Gas and Stars in Galaxies
12:10 Discussion
12:30-14:00 Lunch and free discussion time
Session 5 Discovery Tools, and Methods
Afternoon chair George Djorgovski
14:00 Ciro Donalek (invited): Immerse yourself in your data: virtual reality as a visualization platform
14:40 Andrew Casey: Demonstration of typical IVOA tools, workflows, and sophisticated TAP queries
15:00-15:30 Tea and coffee break
15:30 Matthew Graham (invited): Data ipsa loquitur - the art of scientific self-discovery
16:10 Andrew Hopkins (invited): The ASKAP/EMU Data Challenge
16:50 Discussion
17:15 Buses leave from outside conference venue for conference dinner/cruise. Buses will pick up participants after the dinner at 21:45 to return to Marsfield.
18:30-21:30 Conference Dinner (Sydney Harbour Cruise)

Wednesday 11 December

Morning chair Andrew Hopkins
Session 6 Astronomy Applications
8:30 - 9:00 Registration, tea and coffee
9:00 Giuseppe Longo (invited): Mining Massive Astronomical data: DAMEWARE & Co.
9:40 Arkadiusz Hypki: BEANS software for fast and easy data analysis
10:00 Bruce Berriman: Using Cloud Computing To Create A Multi-Wavelength Atlas Of The Galactic Plane
10:20-10:50 Tea and coffee break
10:50 Tara Murphy (invited): Astroinformatics challenges for next generation radio transients surveys
11:30 Daniela Huppenkothen: Timing Transients: New Methods To Understand Transient Variability
11:50 Arna Karnick: The Swinburne Pulsar Portal: Real-time Supercomputing Processing of Big Data
12:10 Discussion
12:30-13:40 Lunch and free discussion time
Afternoon Chair Giuseppe Longo
13:40 Alex Szalay (invited): From SDSS to Simulations: Data Intensive Astrophysics
14:20 Guillermo Cabrera: Systematic Galaxy Morphology Classification Bias: De-biasing where Everyone is Wrong
14:40 Kyler Kuehn: Managing the Data Deluge from the Dark Energy Survey
15:00-15:30 Tea and coffee break
15:30 Peter Kamphuis: Automated Tilted Ring Fitting of the Extremes
15:50 James Allen: Applications of blind source separation to extragalactic spectroscopic surveys
16:10 Isabelle Joncour: Density-based clustering analysis applied to young star cluster : the multiscale star groups spectrum of Taurus
16:30 Discussion
17:00-18:00 Informal discussions over wine and cheese

Thursday 12 December

Morning Chair Malte Marquarding
Session 6 Astronomy Applications (continued)
8:30 - 9:00 Registration, tea and coffee
9:00 Tamas Budavari (invited): Multiple Exposures in Large Surveys
9:40 Stuart Lumsden: Analysing the Red MSX Source Survey
10:00 Iraklis Konstantopoulos: Bytes, Cubes, and Tables: Building a Database for the SAMI IFU Galaxy Survey.
10:20-10:50 Tea and coffee break
Session 7 Research Interconnections
10:50 Martin Topinka: GLORIA: The worldwide robotic telescope array
11:10 David Barnes (invited): Biomedical image analysis and visualisation: beyond the data cliff
11:50 Session end: Wine tour participants: select your boxed lunches
other participants: relaxed lunch and free afternoon!
12:00-22:00 Hunter Valley Wine Bus leaves at 12:00 sharp from outside conference venue
Dinner will be included

Friday 13 December

Morning chair Darren Croton
Session 8 Astroinformatics for the SKA and its pathfinders
8:30 - 9:00 Registration, tea and coffee
9:00 Tim Cornwell (invited): The Square Kilometre Array Computing Challenge
9:40 Ray Norris: Data Challenges from next-generation radio continuum surveys
10:00 Andreas Wicenec: Astronomical Data Management and Processing in the SKA Era
10:20-10:50 Tea and coffee break
10:50 Sudhanshu Barway: South African Astro-informatics Alliance (SA3)
11:10 Jessica Chapman: The CSIRO ASKAP Science Data Archive: Plans and Progress
11:30 Stuart Weston: Radio Survey Cross Identification for Data Mining
11:50 Patricia Carroll: First-look Radio Foregrounds in the MWA Epoch of Reionization Fields
12:10 Discussion
12:30-14:00 Lunch and free discussion time
Session 9 New Facilities & Instruments
Afternoon chair Andreas Wicenec
14:00 Julie Banfield (invited): Citizen Science and Radio Galaxy Zoo
14:40 Nick Seymour: What do we want from mutli-wavelength all-sky datasets to support radio surveys?
15:00 Matthew Whiting: Source finding and quality evaluation for ASKAP
15:20-15:50 Tea and coffee break
Session 10 Machine Learning and Data
15:50 Thijs van der Hulst: Beating the Human Brain
16:10 Kai Polsterer: Solving Regression Problems with Machine Learning
16:30 Discussion
16:50 George Djorgovski: conference close
17:10-18:00 Informal discussions over wine and cheese