Sep 10 – 11, 2007
Europe/Zurich timezone

Tentative list of speakers


Introduction and Overview<o:p></o:p>

<st1:personname w:st="on">Lucie Linssen</st1:personname> (CERN) - Introduction<o:p></o:p>

Maxim Titov (CEA Saclay) – Current trends in MPGDs<o:p></o:p>

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<st1:personname w:st="on">Ioannis Giomataris</st1:personname> (CEA Saclay) – Latest progress with Micromegas<o:p></o:p>

Paul Colas (CEA/DAPHNIA) – Micromegas TPC readout R&D<o:p></o:p>

Alain Delbart (CEA/DAPHNIA) - Large size bulk Micromegas

David Attie (CEA/DAPHNIA) – Micromegas ageing, gas+pixel<o:p></o:p>

Alain Bellerive (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Carleton</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">U.</st1:placetype></st1:place>) – MPGD readout TPC using the charge dispersion signal<o:p></o:p>

Joerg Wotschak (CERN) – R&D on Micromegas for an upgrade of ATLAS Muon System for the SHLC<o:p></o:p>

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<st1:personname w:st="on">Leszek Ropelewski</st1:personname> (CERN) – GEM at CERN<o:p></o:p>

<st1:personname w:st="on">Serge <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Duarte</st1:place></st1:city> Pinto</st1:personname> (CERN) – Large GEM detectors<o:p></o:p>

Bernhard Ketzer (TU Munich) – GEM COMPASS, Pixel-GEM, Panda Project<o:p></o:p>

<st1:personname w:st="on">Giovanni Bencivenni</st1:personname> (Matteo Alfonsi) (LNF INFN Frascati) – GEM detectors activity at Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati of INFN (LHCb; KLOE upgrade) <o:p></o:p>

<st1:personname w:st="on">Lev Shekhtman</st1:personname> (<st1:place w:st="on"><st2:sn w:st="on">Budker</st2:sn> <st2:sn w:st="on">I.</st2:sn></st1:place>) - GEM, applications in synchrotron radiation experiments and tracking in high energy physics<o:p></o:p>

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Pixel GRIDs<o:p></o:p>

Harry van der Graaf (NIKHEF) – GRIDs latest progress<o:p></o:p>

Ronaldo Bellazzini (INFN Pisa) - GEM and other charge multipliers with VLSI pixel read-out<o:p></o:p>

Uwe Renz (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Freiburg</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">U.</st1:placetype></st1:place>) – Experience with 3-GEM configurations using the TimePix<o:p></o:p>

<st1:personname w:st="on">Klaus Desch</st1:personname> (<st1:placename w:st="on">Bonn</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">U.</st1:placetype>) – MPGD activities – plans in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Bonn</st1:city></st1:place><o:p></o:p>

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<st1:personname w:st="on">Vladimir Peskov</st1:personname> (Ecole des Mines St. Etienne) – Latest progress in developing GEM-like detectors with resistive electrodes<o:p></o:p>

Marco Cortesi (<st1:place w:st="on"><st2:sn w:st="on">Weizmann</st2:sn> <st2:sn w:st="on">I.</st2:sn></st1:place>) – Recent advances in THGEM detectors at Weizmann<o:p></o:p>

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Other MPGDs and Applications<o:p></o:p>

Joel Pouthas (IPN Orsay) – MPGD for “Active Target Detectors” in low energy nuclear physics<o:p></o:p>

<st1:personname w:st="on">Joao Veloso</st1:personname> (<st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Coimbra</st1:place></st1:city>) – Recent developments on MHSPs and GEMs in gaseous cascade electron multipliers for ion back-flow suppression<o:p></o:p>

Toru Tanimori (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Kyoto</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">U.</st1:placetype></st1:place>) – Development of Micro pixel Gas Chamber based on printed circuit technology and its applications.<o:p></o:p>

Alexei Buzulutskov (<st1:place w:st="on"><st2:sn w:st="on">Budker</st2:sn> <st2:sn w:st="on">I.</st2:sn></st1:place>) – Two-phase avalanche detectors based on gas electron multipliers<o:p></o:p>

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Technology, Stability and Production Aspects<o:p></o:p>

Rui de Oliveira (CERN) – MPGDs technologies<o:p></o:p>

<st1:personname w:st="on">Kari Kurvinen</st1:personname> (<st1:place w:st="on"><st2:sn w:st="on">Helsinki</st2:sn> <st2:sn w:st="on">I.</st2:sn></st1:place>) – GEM detectors production and QC<o:p></o:p>

Nikolai Smirnov (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Yale</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">U.</st1:placetype></st1:place>) – A test and certification of GEM foils produced by Tech-Etch<o:p></o:p>

Mar Capeans (CERN) - Aging & and radiation hardness of gas detectors<o:p></o:p>

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Software Tools<o:p></o:p>

Rob Veenhof (CERN) – Software tools for MPGDs <o:p></o:p>

John Apostolakis (CERN) – Geant4 and Geant4 collaboration<o:p></o:p>

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Werner Riegler (CERN) - Micro Pattern Gas Detector Characteristics and Front-end Electronics Requirements <o:p></o:p>

Michael Campbell (CERN) – MEDIPIX/TIMEPIX – Pixel electronics for MPGDs<o:p></o:p>

<st1:personname w:st="on">Luciano Musa</st1:personname> (CERN) – Electronics for TPC readout with MPGD<o:p></o:p>

Walter Snoeys (CERN) – VFAT and discharge protection chip<o:p></o:p>

Neil Malakhov (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:state w:st="on">Ohio</st1:state></st1:place>) – Multichannel readout electronics for MPGD based on different types of IDEAS chips<o:p></o:p>

Giulietto Felici (LNF INFN Frascati) - R&D on ASIC for GEM<o:p></o:p>

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Collaboration Organization<o:p></o:p>

Christian Joram (CERN) – Collaboration Organization<o:p></o:p>

Michael Moll (CERN) – RD50 – silicon R&D Collaboration<o:p></o:p>

Klaus Dehmelt (DESY) – The LCTPC Collaboration: Some Key Aspects of Activity<o:p></o:p>