LEaRN The Lafayette Engagement and Research Network

2017-04-27 LEaRN Status Meeting

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SubjectStatus Meeting
Project NameLEaRN
Meeting DateApr 27, 2017
ChairpersonLaBar, William (CGI Federal)
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Time / Location

CGI Lafayette, 538 Cajundome Blvd.; Room: Lafayette/1N-09 

10:00 AM Central



Discussion Items

 Recent news
  • Introductions and Project Overview (quick 5-10 minutes) for new meeting members
  • Smart Lafayette ACT-IAC Showcase
 AdministrationMiles, Brian (CGI Federal)
  • Collaboration Platform/Communication – reminder for access and action items being tracked for new members.
  • Public access to JIRA and Confluence pages
 Hardware (Sensor, Servers, POC Assembly, Deployment Strategy)Miles, Brian (CGI Federal)
  • Prototype platform status
  • Prototype sensor status – health and monitoring
  • UL Student Participation Plan Discussion      
    - Updates on time frame for student hardware and assembly
    - Plan for final design of hardware for June 12, 2017
  • LCG, LUS Fiber and CGI Planning update 
    - VPN access for external connectivity has been established
  • Hardware specifications updates
  • Future Sensor Deployments
    • Status updates on UL Research Input to help guide deployment intersection locations – Dr. Whitney Broussard, Dr. Yanica Visser ( committed to advise graduate students to help with selecting locations)
    • Status updates on Coordination of sensor deployments with LDEQ/USGS
    • Status updates on Time frames / Quantities for upcoming future deployments
  • Status Update Mobile Sensors
    - Plan for sensor to be connected to be api, mounted to vehicle, gateway via cell phone
  • Update status on Water Quality sensors brainstorming
 Software Development/Data Management PlatformMiles, Brian (CGI Federal)
  • Current Development Work Summary
    • Overview of current status of publicly accessible Sensor API
    • Upcoming and future enhancements for Sensor API
    • Quick overall architecture updates
  • Hosting Environment
    • Updates on current hosting environment in Azure including IoT Hub integration discussion takeaways
    • Future plans for hosting environment for development and production
  • Open Data Platform
    • Status update on current Open Data Platform
    • Data collaboration
 Partner Outreach
  • Detroit (Middle School connection via US Ignite)
  • Portland / NIST Global City Team Challenge Supercluster
  • Kansas City Air Quality presentation (Aaron Deacon, Jonathan Wagner)
  • National Environmental Information Exchange Network Conference (Kim Nelson Keynote)
  • US Ignite Smart City Conference in Austin (June 25th-28th)
  • Upcoming EPA Brown bag, monthly air sensor session / 20-30 participants across ORD, OAR, OECA, and Regions



Action items

Date Assigned 


Due Date

Completion Date Notes 
 Schedule meeting for sensor deployment locationsMiles, Brian (CGI Federal)05/15/2017 
  • Meeting to discuss deployment of sensors based on data acquired

Risks and Issues

Risk or Issue

Date Identified 


DescriptionOwner(s)Follow-up DateNotes 
  •  Notes for this item