Kick-off meeting of ECFA ECR WG on Future Colliders

Kick-off meeting of ECFA ECR WG on Future Colliders
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Armin Ilg
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Meeting of the 21st of March 2023

Participants (please with mail and experiment/field):


UK Initiative: See slides from Sarah Louise Williams
Follow-up UK event in Nov 2022: 
Report/Poll after Nov meeting: 



  • CERN Theory: Collect feedback on future colliders -> present to ECR community
  • By ECRs for ECRs: What colliders are there? What physics? How’s exp/acc. Research going on?
  • Were informed on wish from RECFA: 
    • “Morning discussion” for ECR community (preferably one meeting): General overview about the options. What does the ECR community want? What colliders could we endorse/ not endorse? What are things that need to be considered? Polls/surveys at the end of the session
      • Scientific overview
      • “Social” overview? -> What do future colliders mean for ECR’s careers?
    • “Afternoon discussion”: Per country discussion on funding and country specific issues -> make a blueprint of a national meeting on future colliders: What topics? Who to invite? What outcome? How can we (the country) reach goals?
    • Rough goal: End of the year


  • Events in-person, hybrid or online?
  • Target audience (e.g also accelerator physicists?)?
  • e-Group for this WG?
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    • 3:00 PM 3:10 PM
      Round table introduction 10m
    • 3:10 PM 3:40 PM
      Brainstorming on possible activities 30m
    • 3:40 PM 4:00 PM
      Planning of next steps 20m