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-====== DiFX Users Meeting ====== 
-The next DiFX users meeting will be held at Haystack Observatory,​ from the 5th through the 9th of December. This is the fifth in a [[difx:​meetings|series of meetings]] of users and developers of the [[difx:​|DiFX]] software correlator. If you have any questions about this meeting, please contact Roger Cappallo (rjc@haystack.mit.edu) or Heidi Johnson (hjohnson@haystack.mit.edu). 
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-===== Agenda and Presentations ===== 
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-The presentations are linked to within the final [[haystack2011agenda|agenda]]. 
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-===== Registration ===== 
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-If you are interested in attending the meeting, please [[http://​www.haystack.mit.edu/​tech/​vlbi/​difx/​ | register]]. ​ 
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-The current list of registrants can be found [[http://​www.haystack.mit.edu/​tech/​vlbi/​difx/​list_registered.html | here]]. 
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-===== Accommodation ===== 
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-Attendees should book their own accommodation. Hotel information can be found [[hotelinfo | here]]. 
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-===== Meeting Location ===== 
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-The meeting will be held at the [[http://​www.haystack.mit.edu/​| MIT Haystack Observatory]]. Directions 
-to the site can be found [[http://​www.haystack.mit.edu/​site/​directions.html | here]]. 
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-===== Transportation ===== 
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-Air travelers will generally fly into Logan Airport in Boston (BOS), which is about an hour 
-from the observatory. The Manchester airport (MHT, in New Hampshire) is smaller and somewhat 
-nicer, but it is serviced by fewer airlines. It is about 45 minutes from Haystack, and about 
-25 minutes from the Hotel 6 in Nashua. ​ 
-There is no public transportation to the observatory,​ so a rental car is recommended. 
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-===== Meeting Outline ===== 
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-The broad outline of the meeting is as follows: 
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-The first two days will consist of a users meeting with talks involving:​\\ 
-  * Comparison of progress to last years "​to-do"​ list (developers)\\ 
-  * Updates on new and planned capabilities (developers)\\ 
-  * Demonstrations of difx or ancillary program usage (users/​developers)\\ 
-  * Tuning your cluster and MPI for performance (users/​developers)\\ 
-  * Updates on sites/​installations/​production issues (users)\\ 
-  * Science results (users)\\ 
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-followed by approximately 3 days of development work by the code contributors. 
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-If there are any specific issues you would like to see discussed at the users meeting, please 
-send an email to Roger with your suggestion(s) or update the list below... 
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-Suggested topics of discussion/​development:​ 
-  * VDIF support (WB) 
-  * Amplitude calibration based on antenna beam models (WB/JM) 
-  * DiFX 2.0.2 release (if not yet complete) (WB) 
-  * Version numbering (WB) 
-  * Configuration management and self-test techniques (WB) 
-  * The "​trac"​ bug tracking system: show everyone how to use it and go through existing bugs, possibly reprioritize or fix on the spot 
-  * Infiniband - user experiences,​ quirks, and performance optimization 
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